Wonders of the Arctic is a serviceable documentary short produced for IMAX theaters about arctic wildlife and the impact global warming has on them. The visuals are beautifully photographed, and translate to UHD quite nicely, but the storyline is not as compelling as one would expect. Discuss in the forums.
Shout Factory continues to release some noteworthy films created for IMAX screens in the UHD disc format, and MacGillivray Freeman’s Humpback Whales is no exception, and makes for another terrific demo disc for the new format. Discuss in the forums.
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 Dimension is an excellent choice. Part science fiction, part comedy, and part superhero film, the movie […]
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. Discuss in the forums.
Although sometimes dry in its storytelling, Rocky Mountain Express tells the fascinating story of how the Canada’s first transcontinental railroad was built through the often treacherous Rocky Mountains. The film is everything you’d expect from a large format IMAX documentary, with breathtaking vistas and incredibly detailed photography. Discuss in the forums.
Shout! Factory’s re-issue of Rhino’s long out of print second volume of Mystery Science Theater 3000 episodes is short on bonus features, but brings back two classic episodes and the first compilation of shorts from the series. Discuss in the forums.