An unusual staging of Haydn’s rarely performed opera receives strong vocal performances. There is some shrillness in the surround version soundtrack that is not noted in the two-channel option.
A lack of consistency from scene to scene, ultimately ends up hurting Anchor Bay’s Lay The Favorite.
Another lavish costume drama from the British that, one gets the feeling, is more soap than fact, Mr. Selfridge chronicles the early days of the famous Selfridge’s department store in London.
Lacking quality laughs and instead replacing them with out of place humor, Marlon Wayans’ A Haunted House is a big disappointment.
Thale is a fairly well executed Norwegian fantasy-thriller based in old Nordic folklore that is at least worthy of a rental for fans of the genre.
A charming coming of age anime series with beautifully crafted animation, Hanusaku Iroha, in this premium edition from NIS America, is an easy series to recommend.
An excellent cast helps to propel Warner’s Gangster Squad – an all around fun, entertaining film that never takes itself too serious.
Love Crime is a guilty pleasure of revenge carried by its two strong leads in Kristin Scott Thomas and Ludivine Sagnier.
Missing a couple of beats, adding some new secret sauce and wrapping it up in one of the funkiest packages we’ve ever seen, “Phase One” is a celebration of the Avengers saga thus far.
An audacious comedy from Kawashima Yûzô, this 1956 Japanese classic will have you rolling in your seat.