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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.

12 Years a Slave Blu-ray Review

Posted March 10th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

12 Years a Slave Blu-ray Review

The powerful Best Picture Oscar-winner 12 Years a Slave comes to Blu-ray in a strong reference release from Fox

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The 300 Spartans Blu-ray Review

Posted March 2nd, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

The 300 Spartans Blu-ray Review

With a good cast, great cinematography, and hordes of extras, The 300 Spartans is entertaining and a great watch from beginning to end.

Lone Survivor Movie Review

Posted January 15th, 2014 by Tim Baros

Lone Survivor Movie Review

The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10 – this is the story of Marcus Luttrell

Saving General Yang Blu-ray Review

Posted December 10th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Saving General Yang Blu-ray Review

Saving General Yang is a historical epic with stunning battle sequences from director Ronny Yu

The Right Stuff: 30th Anniversary Blu-ray Book Review

Posted October 31st, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Right Stuff: 30th Anniversary Blu-ray Book Review

A pure epic, The Right Stuff’s 30th Anniversary release on Blu-ray is a must-own classic.

Mulan: Rise of a Warrior Blu-ray Review

Posted September 13th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Mulan: Rise of a Warrior Blu-ray Review

Mulan: Rise of a Warrior is an epic melodrama on the legendary Chinese figure that is brought to Blu-ray in a strong combo pack edition from FUNimation

Cavalcade: 80th Anniversary Blu-ray Review

Posted August 17th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Cavalcade: 80th Anniversary Blu-ray Review

Cavalcade, a 1933 Oscar winner, makes its Blu-ray debut in this 80th anniversary edition. While this film is ancient in its sights and sounds, the sweep of this huge story, its solid characterizations and direction, and incorporation of major historical events of the early 20th century make this an engaging watch.

Cleopatra: 50th Anniversary 2-Disc Edition Blu-ray Review

Posted May 27th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Cleopatra: 50th Anniversary 2-Disc Edition Blu-ray Review

This opulent epic gets a dazzling high definition release on Blu-ray from 20th Century Fox.

One Night with the King Blu-ray Review

Posted March 18th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

One Night with the King Blu-ray Review

A two-hour retelling of the Book of Esther, this biblical epic has some spectacular visual and audio effects, but is undermined by sub-par dialogue and rather lame performances by its king and queen.

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