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  1. Kevin EK

    Underworld: Blood Wars Blu-ray Review

    Kevin EK Underworld: Blood Wars Blu-ray Review Underworld: Blood Wars inflicts some incoherent mayhem on Blu-ray for its fans. [review]
  2. Neil Middlemiss

    Blu-ray Review Rings Blu-ray Review

    Neil Middlemiss Rings Blu-ray Review The image of Samara, drenched and contorted, emerging from a television screen, remains powerful horror iconography, but without the mystery and mythos that comes from a compelling story, the potent imagery loses luster. Rings, therefore, dulls the glow...
  3. Matt Hough

    Blu-ray Review A Dog's Purpose Blu-ray Review

    Matt Hough A Dog's Purpose Blu-ray Review Man’s best friend? There won’t be any doubts about who occupies that position in Lasse Hallström’s version of the best-selling book A Dog’s Purpose. [review] Read more.
  4. Todd Erwin

    Blu-ray Review Lion Blu-ray Review

    Todd Erwin Lion Blu-ray Review Nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Lion tells the moving and compelling story of a young boy who becomes lost in India, adopted by Australian parents, and as a grown man seeks to find his birth mother and family. [review] Read more.
  5. Kevin EK

    3D Blu-ray Review Passengers Blu-ray 3D Review

    Kevin EK Passengers Blu-ray 3D Review Passengers emerges from the screen on 3D Blu-ray, with a solid technical delivery of a beautiful but empty story. [review] Read more.
  6. Neil Middlemiss

    Blu-ray Review Fences Blu-ray Review

    Neil Middlemiss Fences Blu-ray Review A masterfully performed, beautifully written and faithfully directed feature from Denzel Washington, Fences has the power to stay with you once the film has finished. The film never attempts to stray too far from the atmosphere of the originating...
  7. Todd Erwin

    Blu-ray Review American Pastoral Blu-ray Review

    Todd Erwin American Pastoral Blu-ray Review Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Philip Roth, American Pastoral marks the directing debut of star Ewan McGregor. The novel was long thought to be unfilmable due to its narrative structure, and despite some fine performances by its...
  8. Neil Middlemiss

    Blu-ray Review Pan's Labyrinth Blu-Ray Review

    Neil Middlemiss Pan's Labyrinth Blu-Ray Review The dark and magical originality of Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth is most deserving of its continued praise and popularity. A labor of love that saw del Toro waive his directorial fee and other remunerations to protect realization of his...
  9. Todd Erwin

    Blu-ray Review Deepwater Horizon Blu-ray Review

    Todd Erwin Deepwater Horizon Blu-ray Review Peter Berg's docudrama disaster film, Deepwater Horizon, which chronicles the worst oil disaster in U.S. history, arrives on Blu-ray with a reference quality Dolby Atmos track and almost reference quality video. [review] Read more.
  10. Neil Middlemiss

    Blu-ray Review Boyhood Blu-ray Review (Criterion)

    Neil Middlemiss Boyhood Blu-ray Review (Criterion) Revisiting Boyhood, following my review of the first Paramount release (largely unchanged below), I am struck by the unassuming and understated power of this film. The natural feel and flow of the film, the non-traditional narrative, and...
  11. Neil Middlemiss

    Blu-ray Review Cartoon Roots: The Bray Studios Animation Pioneers Blu-ray Review

    Neil Middlemiss Cartoon Roots: The Bray Studios Animation Pioneers Blu-ray Review In the history of animation, before the thick section dedicated to Walt Disney, Bray Studio’s is firmly planted and deservedly so. Without the pioneering work of Bray Studios, and founder John R. Bray himself...
  12. Todd Erwin

    Blu-ray Review Game of Thrones: The Complete Sixth Season Blu-ray Review

    Todd Erwin Game of Thrones: The Complete Sixth Season Blu-ray Review The sixth season of HBO’s popular series Game of Thrones answers and resolves a number of questions viewers were left with at the end of season five. The season also has some surprising guest cameos and the return of some...
  13. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review The Chase (1966) Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher The Chase (1966) Blu-ray Review Arthur Penn's The Chase is a fascinating combination of small town soap opera and a story about an escaped convict on the lam. Produced by Sam Spiegel and featuring an outstanding cast, it was lambasted by some critics when it was released...
  14. Neil Middlemiss

    Blu-ray Review Star Trek Beyond Blu-ray Review

    neil-middlemiss Star Trek Beyond Blu-ray Review Star Trek Beyond is the third film in the reboot series that take place in an alternate timeline of Kirk and crews early years (known as the Kelvin timeline). It’s a solid Star Trek film and an exciting action film that for many reason, some...
  15. Ken_McAlinden

    Blu-ray Review Central Intelligence Blu-ray Review

    ken_mcalinden Central Intelligence Blu-ray Review Central Intelligence teams massive action star Dwayne Johnson with compact comedy star Kevin Hart in an action comedy blending spy movie and high school reunion movie tropes. As one might guess from Director Rawson Marshall Thurber's prior...
  16. Ken_McAlinden

    Blu-ray Review It Blu-ray Review

    ken_mcalinden It Blu-ray Review The 1990 miniseries of Stephen King's It took on the daunting task of adapting the massive (>1100 pages in my paperback edition) and massively popular (14 weeks at the top of The New York Times Best Sellers list in 1986 and 1987) novel into a two episode...
  17. Ken_McAlinden

    Blu-ray Review Salem's Lot Blu-ray Review

    ken_mcalinden Salem's Lot Blu-ray Review The 1979 television miniseries Salem's Lot was only the second filmed adaptation of a Stephen King novel (following Brian De Palma's film of Carrie from 1976). While its made for TV budget imposed certain limitations on the production, Producer...
  18. Ronald Epstein

    It Came From Outer Space: THE HTF 3D ADDICT REVIEW

    What can I say? I love 3D! From the moment I began watching 3D content in my home I quickly discovered that I needed more content. I suspect that those of you just purchasing your first 3D hardware will acquire the same ferocious appetite. That's why I became the HTF 3D ADDICT. I personally love...
  19. Ken_McAlinden

    Blu-ray Review The Conjuring 2 Blu-ray Review

    ken_mcalinden The Conjuring 2 Blu-ray Review [LEFT]Director James Wan's The Conjuring 2 reunites Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga and the key creative talent behind the 2013 hit horror film The Conjuring for another cinematic dramatization from the files of demonologists and psychic...
  20. Ken_McAlinden

    Blu-ray Review The Nice Guys Blu-ray Review

    ken_mcalinden The Nice Guys Blu-ray Review The Nice Guys features Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling as an enforcer for hire and a private detective who cross paths when a client of the enforcer who is also the subject of an investigation by the detective goes missing. Fans of Director Shane...
  21. Todd Erwin

    Blu-ray Review The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension Blu-ray Review

    todd-erwin The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension Blu-ray Review As the initial release for Shout Select, a new line from Shout! Factory of films that have a deep fan following and are deserving of a collector's edition, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th...
  22. atfree

    International The New Centurions (1972)- coming from Carlotta Films 11/9/2016
  23. Todd Erwin

    Blu-ray Review The Return of the Living Dead Blu-ray Review

    todd-erwin The Return of the Living Dead Blu-ray Review Dan O'Bannon's directorial debut, The Return of the Living Dead, finally gets the Collector's Edition treatment it deserves from Scream Factory, with a new transfer and special features that span two Blu-ray discs. [review] Click here...
  24. Cameron Yee

    Blu-ray Review The Tiger Blu-ray Review

    cameron-yee The Tiger Blu-ray Review The Tiger, from South Korean director Park Hoon-Jung, tells a highly fictionalized story around a rather depressing fact -- wild tigers are no longer found on the Korean Peninsula after decades of hunting and habitat destruction. [review] Click here...
  25. Todd Erwin

    Blu-ray Review Game of Thrones: The Complete Third Season Limited Edition Steelbook Blu-ray Review

    todd-erwin Game of Thrones: The Complete Third Season Limited Edition Steelbook Blu-ray Review HBO finally makes good on their promise by re-issuing the third season of its highly popular series Game of Thrones, now remixed in Dolby Atmos and packaged in a steelbook case. Unfortunately...
  26. Neil Middlemiss

    Blu-ray Review The New World Blu-ray Review

    neil-middlemiss The New World Blu-ray Review Terrence Malick’s The New World, much like The Thin Red Line before and The Tree of Life after, breathes across the screen as a masterful demonstration of framing, music, and importantly editing. In The New World, Malick’s ode to nature and...
  27. Todd Erwin

    Blu-ray Review Criminal Blu-ray Review

    todd-erwin Criminal Blu-ray Review Criminal does the "transfer a dead man's brain into a living person" genre better than most, but it's still a rather silly premise that ultimately takes itself too seriously. Kevin Costner passed on the leading role in this film several times, and he...
  28. Neil Middlemiss

    Blu-ray Review Everybody Wants Some!! Blu-ray Review

    neil-middlemiss Richard Linklater, writer/director of 2014’s critical darling, Boyhood, returns with Everybody Wants Some!!, billed as a spiritual successor to his defining 1993 film, Dazed and Confused, and the result is an easygoing comedy and two hours that you’ll enjoy spending with a group...
  29. Neil Middlemiss

    Blu-ray Review Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Director's Cut Blu-Ray Review

    neil-middlemiss has published a new article. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Director's Cut Blu-Ray Review Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan arrives for the second time on Blu-ray, this time with a presentation of the Director’s cut, featuring a few new... Continue reading the original article.
  30. Todd Erwin

    Blu-ray Review Manhunter Collector's Edition Blu-ray Review

    todd-erwin has published a new article. Manhunter Collector's Edition Blu-ray Review Michael Mann's cult thriller Manhunter not only introduced audiences to Hannibal Lecktor (as spelled in this film), but also to the use of FBI... Continue reading the original article.