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Summer Movie... Danny Collins DVD #review and #giveaway

Al Pacino stars as aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins, who can't give up his hard-living ways. But when his manager (Christopher Plummer) uncovers a 40 year-old undelivered letter written to him by John Lennon, he decides to change course and embarks on a heartfelt journey to rediscover his family, find true love and begin a second act. -- (C) Bleecker Street Media
Rating:R (for language, drug use and some nudity)
Directed By:
Written By:Dan Fogelman
In Theaters:
On DVD:Jun 30, 2015
Bleecker Street Films - Official Site

Stills from the movie...

Check out the trailer & see what you think...

My thoughts...

I had planned to watch this movie with my husband, but with his work schedule we have not had a night to sit down together.  So I decided I'd go ahead and check it out.  I don't watch to many movies, or TV for that matter.  Of course, I have heard of Al Pacino but I don't know too much about him.  I do love Jennifer Garner so was glad she was in this film.  

After the first few minutes of this film, I knew it wasn't something I was going to be able to finish.  It is defiantly an adult movie with adult issues.  It is rated R and had alcohol and drug abuse scenes.  Some of the language is not what I prefer to hear when watching a movie.  I watched about half of the movie and Pacino in every scene carries the movie.  I thought Jennifer Garner sparkled in her small role.  Overall good performances for what I watched even though some scenes contained things I personally didn't care to watch.  

This movie seems to be getting good reviews, so if you like Al Pacino you will want to watch this one and make your own judgments on the film.

Want it? Buy it!

You will find this DVD at most stores that carry DVD selections.  It is also available to rent at your nearest Redbox.  Or you can always get it here http://www.amazon.com/Danny-Collins-Al-Pacino/dp/B00UZJNDL4.  

Want it?  Win it!

One lucky reader will win a copy of Danny Collins on DVD! This giveaway is open to US residents, 18 and older- one entry per household. Just use the handy RC entry form below to enter for your chance to win. Please note that this blog is not responsible for prize fulfillment. Please check our policies page for complete contest rules.

Thank you to Jill with MPRM Communications for opportunity to work with you on this review and offering a great giveaway for our readers.  It has been a pleasure!

Good luck!


  1. This looks like a great movie. I love al pacino. Thanks for the giveaway. I hope that I win. BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com

  2. This looks like a great movie. I love al pacino. Thanks for the giveaway. I hope that I win. BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com

  3. I think it looks great! I'll pretty much watch anything with Pacino in it anyways. Thanks for the chance!

  4. I love Al Pacino movies ever since Scarface. The trailer looks good.


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