Tag: Paramount

NCIS: The Thirteenth Season DVD Review

The thirteenth season was a tumultuous one for CBS’ hit procedural NCIS. In addition to the announcement early in this year’s run that one of its original cast members would be leaving at the end of the season, the show’s writers gave almost every series regular bombshells for their characters […]

Elementary: The Fourth Season DVD Review

Season Four turned out to be a stronger season for Elementary than the previous one with a brilliant string of cleverly concocted mysteries and a really interesting set of story arcs for the show’s main characters. Discuss in the forums.

Star Trek Into Darkness UHD Review

With the success of 2009’s Star Trek, J.J. Abrams returns to the director’s chair for this second outing that tried so hard to keep the identity of the villain played by Benedict Cumberbatch prior to its theatrical release. Most had figured it out weeks before Star Trek Into Darkness opened, and that […]

Star Trek (2009) UHD Review

To generate excitement for Star Trek: Beyond and to test the waters of 4K UHD Blu-ray, Paramount has remastered and released the first two movies in the J.J Abrams reboot of Star Trek. Picture and sound are definitely improved upon on the first film, and it’s nice that the original 2-disc Blu-ray […]

The Big Short Blu-ray Review

The Big Short is an interesting dissection of the financial collapse of 2008. Both a funny and sobering tale that examines the role played by financial institutions, the ratings agencies, and complex financial transactions (sub-prime mortgages, mortgage-backed security swaps (MBS), collateralized debt obligations (CDO), credit default swaps, and synthetic CDOs) […]