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Back to 1942 [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted March 3rd, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Back to 1942 [UK] Blu-ray Review

Back to 1942 (一九四二) is a beautifully filmed epic that tells the story of China’s devastating wartime famine in Henan.

King Blu-ray Review

Posted March 2nd, 2015 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

King Blu-ray Review

King gives us a most human portrayal of a man who changed society and it was one of the most powerful mini-series to come along in many years.

The Last Supper (2012) Blu-ray Review

Posted February 21st, 2015 by Gerard Iribe

The Last Supper (2012) Blu-ray Review

The Last Supper looks stupendous, but that’s about all this dull historical drama has going for it.

Queen Margot: 20th Anniversary Director’s Cut Blu-ray Review

Posted August 31st, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Queen Margot: 20th Anniversary Director’s Cut Blu-ray Review

A ravishing historical epic with powerful performances, Queen Margot comes to Blu-ray in a beautifully restored director’s cut

Battle Company: Korengal (2014) Movie Review

Posted June 4th, 2014 by Tim Baros

Battle Company: Korengal (2014) Movie Review

Journalist Sebastian Junger revisits Restrepo in Korengal but doesn’t offer anything new.

Alexander: The Ultimate Cut Blu-ray Review

Posted June 2nd, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Alexander: The Ultimate Cut Blu-ray Review

Oliver Stone returns to his flawed epic Alexander for a fourth go with the Ultimate Cut on Blu-ray

Aguirre, Wrath of God (Limited Edition SteelBook) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted May 28th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Aguirre, Wrath of God (Limited Edition SteelBook) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Klaus Kinski puts on a career-defining performance in Werner Herzog’s epic Aguirre, Wrath of God

Amistad Blu-ray Review

Posted May 13th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Amistad Blu-ray Review

Amistad is a powerful tale about the evils of slavery and the redemption of humanity through the noble deeds of courtroom heroes.

The Railway Man (2013) Movie Review

Posted April 13th, 2014 by Tim Baros

The Railway Man (2013) Movie Review

The Railway Man is a true account of one man’s battle with his war past. It’s too long and not very well-structured.

Samson and Delilah (1949) Blu-ray Review

Posted March 16th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Samson and Delilah (1949) Blu-ray Review

Cecil B. DeMille’s epic retelling of this Biblical story gets a superb first Blu-ray restoration.