A well crafted film by Steve Taylor, Blue Like Jazz takes viewers along a young man’s journey through faith lost and found. Both cinematography and soundtrack are first rate.
Gritty, intense, and often difficult to watch, Rosetta yields a disturbing portrait of a young woman who takes on life single-handed. The Dardenne brothers bring reality cinematography to a high level in this Criterion Collection reissue.
The Belgian Dardenne brothers give us a grim coming of age story, set in the hard scrabble world of tenements, illegal immigrants, and bitter life lessons. A good remastering job by The Criterion Collection makes for a worthy watch.
Lonesome is a minor classic of the “silent” era although it has some interpolated talking scenes. Director Pál Fejös provides some cutting edge visual effects for the times, and, mostly, lets this simple love story tell itself.
A bland zombie story, mixed in with a rather weak video/audio presentation, make Shout! Factory’s Blu-ray for Remains one you can skip.
Safe is a big-hearted action romp that is classic Jason Statham and perfect Saturday afternoon popcorn fodder.
The RMS Titanic and its ghostly grave are covered in this rather interesting documentary from famed Director James Cameron, now on Blu-ray 3D from Walt DIsney Studios.
James Cameron’s sweeping, visually stunning, romantic epic set aboard the ill-fated Titanic arrives in a feature packed, reference quality Blu-ray 3D combo pack from Paramount.
The Big Bang Theory continues the intelligent wit and pop culture references in this milestone Fifth Season.
Orson Welle’s psycho-drama The Trial gets a spiffed up Blu-ray release from StudioCanal Collection in the UK that most people will be very pleased with.