Lord of War – UHD review

Through a chance encounter with superior firepower, immigrant Yuri Orlov (Nicholas Cage) becomes entwined in international arms sales. Building his empire by starting at the bottom, he recruits his brother Vitaly (Jared Leto) and leverages his family’s connections. Through drunken uncle Dmitri (Evgeniy Lazarev) he gains access to the leftovers […]

So Dark The Night Blu Ray Review

Arrow Academy has released Joseph H. Lewis’ mystery whodunnit So Dark The Night, his 1946 follow up to the previous year’s sleeper hit My Name is Julia Ross.  The cast consists of mostly European character actors and bit players of whom many viewers might recognize but would have trouble naming.  […]

American Dad, 9-11 – Dedication?

I know there’s nothing above parody on this show, so I wonder whether the dedication at the end of this episode was for real. If a member of their crew had in fact met with an untimely death, would they have done it any other way? I don’t think so. […]

Is streaming bad for Hollywood?

Streaming is taking America by storm and it’s even taking home Oscars. Nearly 60 percent of Americans have some form of streaming service, and over half of U.S. streamers subscribe to Netflix. As streaming dramatically changes the media habits of Americans, its disruption of an American tradition – Hollywood filmmaking […]

If TV DVD leaves us?

Guys, there’s been some discussion on the downturning of classic and regular tv on DVD. And we call all see the market dwindling, but does that mean we will lose all hope? Or maybe it does? For the most part, I don’t enjoy current television. It’s too dark, depressing, and […]

…and how much are your VHS tapes worth?

Following on from our piece last week concerning the value of laser discs on the used market, secondhand electronics and software valuation website Flipsy is now asking what is the world’s most valuable VHS tape? The company asks, for example, whether an original copy of Halloween on VHS can be […]

The Glass Key – Blu-ray Review

Crime writer Dashiell Hammett is no stranger to Hollywood; his novel The Maltese Falcon was filmed three times with the 1941 version starring Humphrey Bogart becoming an all-time classic, MGM had a long running series of movies based upon his novel The Thin Man, and he also contributed a few […]

Mortal Engines 4K UHD Review

Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, and Philippa Boyens(Return of the King) produced, and adapted for the screen, author Philip Reeve’s Mortal Engines book series in a visually resplendent film that possibly loses some heart in the translation from the source material.