Posts Tagged ‘blu-ray’

The Amazing Spider-Man Blu-Ray Review

The Amazing Spider-Man Blu-Ray Review

It’s hard to talk about The Amazing Spider-Man without talking about the Hollywood remake machine. Or the reboot machine. Or whatever you would like to call it. The point is, no one was really asking for another take on Spider Man, and after the last Sam Raimi

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Chronicle Blu-Ray Review

Chronicle Blu-Ray Review

I hate found footage films. The Blair Witch Project is probably the single reason for my disdain. I felt duped into seeing a horrible, horrible film due to all the talk about how scary it was. Being a horror fan, I was happy to see a film

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The Innkeepers – Blu-ray Review

The Innkeepers - Blu-ray Review

I absolutely love horror films. The problem is, so many horror films just aren’t worth watching. But where they’re good, they are often great and is a genre that has helped start many great director’s careers. Sam Raimi and Peter Jackson are standouts in this category, but

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Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Blu-Ray Review

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Blu-Ray Review

What happens when you combine a little bit of Pixar, a writing team from TV’s Alias, the creator of Lost, and a decent to good action franchise starring Tom Cruise? Movie gold, apparently. Brad Bird helms his first live action film after directing The Iron Giant, The

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Shame Blu-Ray Review

Shame Blu-Ray Review

Human emotions are difficult things to understand. Mix in the complexities of human relationships and it’s a wonder many of us function at all. Director Steve McQueen’s sophomore effort, Shame, explores these elements and delivers a film that is both difficult and worth watching. I must warn

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Rosemary’s Baby Teased by Criterion

Rosemary's Baby Teased by Criterion

It’s possible Rosemary’s Baby will be coming out on Blu-ray in the near future. The Criterion Collection is known for teasing their releases before they are announced and recently, a drawing of two rosemary bushes (plants?) were released with one being much smaller than the other and

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Martha Marcy May Marlene Blu-Ray

Martha Marcy May Marlene Blu-Ray

Writer and director Sean Durkin couldn’t have done much better with his feature film debut than Martha Marcy May Marlene. It’s a film that firmly understands its own identity and doesn’t try to do too much. While it has a pretty slow pace, the story and a

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JAWS News!

JAWS News!

I’ve never hidden my love for JAWS. To me, this movie about a shark and the three men who hunt it down is the best there is. Sure, it may not be the best movie standing on its own, but it’s a movie with significant history and

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Review

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Review

How great is it when one of your favorite actors finally gets some long over-due credit? I’ve always been a fan of Gary Oldman (Leon: The Professional) and particularly enjoy watching him play the villain. But even his role in Batman, as a good guy, is fantastic.

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