Tag: Paramount

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) […]