web analytics

War

American Sniper Blu-ray Review

Posted May 21st, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

American Sniper Blu-ray Review

Clint Eastwood directs the story of Navy Seal Chris Kyle in American Sniper.

Le silence de la mer [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted April 30th, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Le silence de la mer [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Jean-Pierre Melville’s controversial post-war feature film directorial debut gets a beautiful Blu-ray transfer from Criterion Collection.

American Experience: Last Days in Vietnam Blu-ray Review

Posted April 25th, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

American Experience: Last Days in Vietnam Blu-ray Review

The last chaotic days of the American evacuation of Vietnam are chronicled in this sad and compelling documentary on Blu-ray from PBS.

The Admiral: Roaring Currents Blu-ray Review

Posted April 20th, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Admiral: Roaring Currents Blu-ray Review

A Joseon Admiral faces off against an invading horde of 300 Japanese ships with his tiny fleet of twelve in this thrilling South Korean historical epic.

Manhattan: Season One Blu-ray Review

Posted April 12th, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Manhattan: Season One Blu-ray Review

WGN series Manhattan, a fictionalized account of The Manhattan Project, gets off with a blast in its first season on Blu-ray

Unbroken Blu-ray Review

Posted April 11th, 2015 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Unbroken Blu-ray Review

Unbroken arrives on Blu-ray an unvarnished tale of heroism that is well-crafted, powerfully acted and directed.

The Imitation Game Blu-ray Review

Posted March 31st, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Imitation Game Blu-ray Review

This year’s Best Picture winner The Imitation Game finally arrives on Blu-ray from Anchor Bay.

1969 Blu-ray Review

Posted March 11th, 2015 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

1969 Blu-ray Review

1969 is a vacuous anti-war film that is undermined by weaknesses of plot, script, and direction.

Pork Chop Hill Blu-ray Review

Posted March 6th, 2015 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Pork Chop Hill Blu-ray Review

Pork Chop Hill is the quintessential “war is hell” film that conveys the brutal nature of warfare with graphic depictions of death and destruction.

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.