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Film & Blu-ray Reviews

Eating Raoul [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted September 27th, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Eating Raoul [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Paul Bartels takes dead aim at the subculture of sex-seeking swingers in Eating Raoul. Nicely resurrected by The Criterion Collection, this film is campy yet enjoyable, but may not appeal to those who are put off by softcore porn.

Damsels in Distress Blu-ray Review

Posted September 27th, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Damsels in Distress Blu-ray Review

Damsels in Distress, the long awaited Whit Stillman successor to Metropolitan and The Last Days of Disco, is an amusing take on campus life. If not at the level of inspiration of Stillman’s other efforts, there is a Jane Austen-like approach to the battle of the sexes that will appeal to many viewers.

Annie: 30th Anniversary Sing-Along Edition Blu-ray Review

Posted September 27th, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Annie: 30th Anniversary Sing-Along Edition Blu-ray Review

Classic musical Annie receives an excellent Blu-ray makeover from Sony Pictures in this 30th anniversary edition. Get ready for two hours of fun and all of those perky songs that you cannot get out of your head.

Once Upon a Time: The Complete First Season Blu-ray Review

Posted September 27th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Once Upon a Time: The Complete First Season Blu-ray Review

ABC Studio’s Once Upon a Time: The Complete First Season on Blu-ray is a fantastic and addictive reworking of the fairytales we all know and love.

Apartment 143 Blu-ray Review

Posted September 26th, 2012 by Brendan Surpless

Apartment 143 Blu-ray Review

Even though Magnolia’s Blu-ray is technically solid as the genre goes, I just couldn’t get into Apartment 143. Unless you’re a big fan of the film, I’d say avoid this one.

Headhunters Blu-ray Review

Posted September 26th, 2012 by Brendan Surpless

Headhunters Blu-ray Review

With an excellent V/A presentation, a truly absorbing film in and of itself, Headhunters is a well made movie that demands to be seen (and heard).

Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender Blu-ray Review

Posted September 26th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender Blu-ray Review

The Great Pretender follows the life and career of the flamboyant Freddie Mercury in and outside of his famous band Queen.

Gary Moore: Blues for Jimi Blu-ray Review

Posted September 25th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Gary Moore: Blues for Jimi Blu-ray Review

Gary Moore is joined by members of the Jimi Hendrix Experience for a rocking tribute concert to the legendary guitar god.

Strippers Vs. Werewolves Blu-ray Review

Posted September 24th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Strippers Vs. Werewolves Blu-ray Review

Hot strippers, werewolves, violence, gore, and quirky comedy — what more could you ask for from a flick with a title like this?

Oedipus Rex [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted September 24th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Oedipus Rex [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

Pasolini’s classic adaptation of the Oedipus myth comes to Blu-ray in a solid dual-format edition from the Masters of Cinema series.

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