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In the Mood for Love [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted November 17th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

In the Mood for Love [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

A sumptuous, multilayered, painfully romantic film from the turn of the new millennium, Wong Kar-wai’s In the Mood for Love is at once visually stunning and emotionally haunting.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding: 10th Anniversary Special Edition Blu-ray Review

Posted November 4th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

My Big Fat Greek Wedding: 10th Anniversary Special Edition Blu-ray Review

The hilarious romantic comedy returns for a big fat 10th anniversary release on Blu-ray.

Maîtresse [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted November 4th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Maîtresse [UK] Blu-ray Review

Barbet Schroeder’s controversial film Maîtresse finally hits home video in the UK in its complete, uncut form courtesy of the BFI.

César et Rosalie [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted November 4th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

César et Rosalie [UK] Blu-ray Review

A love triangle plays out with the greatest of ease in Claude Sautet’s charming film, César et Rosalie.

Casque d’or [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted November 4th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Casque d’or [UK] Blu-ray Review

Jacques Becker’s classic French romantic tragedy Casque d’or comes to Blu-ray in a beautiful rendition from StudioCanal.

Avatar: Limited 3D Edition Review

Posted October 21st, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Avatar: Limited 3D Edition Review

Avatar finally makes it to retail on Blu-ray 3D, but with the same transfer on no extras.

Moonrise Kingdom Blu-ray Review

Posted October 15th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Moonrise Kingdom Blu-ray Review

Moonrise Kingdom recycles some of Wes Anderson’s most common traits as a filmmaker for an uneven yet still ultimately enjoyable film about first love.

Ella Enchanted Blu-ray Review

Posted October 14th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Ella Enchanted Blu-ray Review

Anne Hathaway is enchanting in her role as Ella, but this Cinderella re-imagining is a bit too uneven and silly for its own good.

Downton Abbey: Seasons One & Two: Original UK Edition Blu-ray Review

Posted October 10th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Downton Abbey: Seasons One & Two: Original UK Edition  Blu-ray Review

This hit Masterpiece Classic period drama has its first two seasons packaged together in a strong release of its UK edition from PBS.

Lola Versus Blu-ray Review

Posted September 27th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Lola Versus Blu-ray Review

This romantic comedy avoids all the cliché pitfalls and provides a hip, new take on the genre.