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Twenty8k [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted October 1st, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Twenty8k [UK] Blu-ray Review

Twenty8k is a tightly woven and high strung crime thriller with a solid transfer to Blu-ray from Showbox Home Entertainment.

Irvine Welsh’s Ecstasy [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted September 9th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Irvine Welsh’s Ecstasy [UK] Blu-ray Review

Ecstasy is a visually stunning, but ultimately shallow update of the themes explored in Trainspotting.

Quadrophenia [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 26th, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Quadrophenia [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

The Criterion Collection brings viewers back to the mean streets of 1960′s England populated by rival gangs of mods and rockers. Inspired by The Who’s rock opera, Quadrophenia, we get a reasonably well crafted and restored journey down memory lane and a dark story of the hero’s undoing.

Quadrophenia [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 2nd, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Quadrophenia [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

The Who’s other rock opera gets the Criterion treatment, and it’s a good one, with an excellent HD transfer and brand new reconstructed lossless 5.1 soundtrack.

Revolution [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted June 22nd, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Revolution [UK] Blu-ray Review

The BFI releases the director’s cut of this maligned film, but is time it is given reconsideration.

The Plague of the Zombies [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted June 12th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Plague of the Zombies [UK] Blu-ray Review

Another classic bit of gothic horror from the Hammer catalogue arrives in a Double Play release from StudioCanal with this release of The Plague of the Zombies.

The Reptile [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted June 7th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Reptile [UK] Blu-ray Review

Another Hammer Films cult classic hits Blu-ray from StudioCanal and although The Reptile may not be as effective as some of the other early Hammer films, it is still quite chilling.

Nightbirds [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted May 29th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Nightbirds [UK] Blu-ray Review

BFI’s Flipside series brings horror director Andy Milligan’s long lost early art house film Nightbirds to home video fully restored for the first time.

The Black Panther [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted May 27th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Black Panther [UK] Blu-ray Review

BFI mines the archives and unearths this controversial 1970s crime thriller based on the true story of serial killer and kidnapper Donald Neilson for this strong Dual Format release in their Flipside series.

The Complete Humphrey Jennings: Vol. 2 — Fires Were Started [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted April 20th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Complete Humphrey Jennings: Vol. 2 — Fires Were Started [UK] Blu-ray Review

Witness the lives of everyday Britons during wartime in these classic Humphrey Jennings documentaries collected in this second volume of his complete works from the BFI.