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Film & Blu-ray Reviews

Crawl [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted February 9th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Crawl [UK] Blu-ray Review

This suspense/thriller from Down Under has a few good scares and nice production values, but plot holes leave it more chuckle-worthy than thrilling.

Dangerous Liaisons (2012) Blu-ray Review

Posted February 8th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Dangerous Liaisons (2012) Blu-ray Review

Lavish, sumptuous, romantic, and sexy, this Chinese adaptation of Dangerous Liaisons from South Korean director Hur Jin-ho is thoroughly entertaining.

Michael Schenker: Temple of Rock — Live in Europe Blu-ray Review

Posted February 7th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Michael Schenker: Temple of Rock — Live in Europe Blu-ray Review

Michael Schenker can still rock like a hurricane, but someone needed to tell the crowd at this 2012 Tilburg concert who seemed to be sleepwalking through the event.

Sansho the Bailiff [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted February 7th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Sansho the Bailiff [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Criterion work their wizardry on this monumental Mizoguchi Kenji classic about human struggle.

The Thieves Blu-ray Review

Posted February 7th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Thieves Blu-ray Review

Get out the popcorn — The Thieves is a nonstop joyride of a heist movie.

Nova: Ultimate Mars Challenge Blu-ray Review

Posted February 7th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Nova: Ultimate Mars Challenge Blu-ray Review

The red planet awaits, and with Curiosity, NASA has sent their most sophisticated rover yet to explore it. Ultimate Mars Challenge takes a look at the program, from beginning to the final innovative landing, to design the Curiosity rover. It’s a must for space fans.

Game of Thrones: The Complete Second Season Blu-ray Review

Posted February 6th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Game of Thrones: The Complete Second Season Blu-ray Review

The game is afoot, a new “mad king” sits atop the Iron Throne, and the War of the Five Kings is on in this darker, more complex second season of HBO’s hit fantasy series Game of Thrones.

Flight Blu-ray Review

Posted February 5th, 2013 by Brendan Surpless

Flight Blu-ray Review

With a captivating performance by Denzel Washington, Paramount’s Flight is a truly gripping film – one that everyone needs in their collections.

Ivan’s Childhood [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted February 4th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Ivan’s Childhood [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

This 1962 film noir, director Tarkovsky’s debut effort, conveys the grim consequences of war as experienced by a 12-year old boy.The cast and cinematography create a powerful movies that still resonates 50 years later. A must-see for serious film connoisseurs.

Let The Music Play: The Story of the Doobie Brothers Blu-ray Review

Posted February 4th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Let The Music Play: The Story of the Doobie Brothers Blu-ray Review

Let The Music Play is a 40-year travelogue of one of rock’s most iconic bands, The Doobie Brothers. Lovingly constructed with a montage of old photos, live films, and interviews with current past band members, this disc gives you a riveting three-dimensional portrait of some really talented musicians, on and off stage.

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