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Film & Blu-ray Reviews

Looney Tunes: The Chuck Jones Collection — Mouse Chronicles Blu-ray Review

Posted August 21st, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Looney Tunes: The Chuck Jones Collection — Mouse Chronicles Blu-ray Review

This look into the earlier works of animation icon Chuck Jones will be a real delight for animation fans.

School of Rock [Best Buy Exclusive] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 21st, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

School of Rock [Best Buy Exclusive] Blu-ray Review

Jack Black and the cast of kids rock in this joyous and youthful ode to rock and roll, coming to Blu-ray with a solid 1080p transfer from Paramount as a Best Buy exclusive (for now).

Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Second Season Blu-ray Review

Posted August 20th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Second Season Blu-ray Review

Boardwalk Empire in its second season is (or was) a definite winner, continuing the addictive success of HBO’s period crime drama. Now’s the time to pick this up on Blu-ray and refresh your memory just ahead of the third season’s premiere.

Albert Lee: Tearing It Up Blu-ray Review

Posted August 20th, 2012 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Albert Lee: Tearing It Up Blu-ray Review

AIX Records gives us a living guitar legend with this studio performance by the incomparable Albert Lee and his band. Tearing It Up is an hour of superbly played and recorded rockabilly tunes that will get toes tapping and hands clapping.

God Bless America Blu-ray Review

Posted August 20th, 2012 by Brendan Surpless

God Bless America Blu-ray Review

With a unique style of humor, good video, decent audio and a few features, Bobcat Goldthwait’s God Bless America, now on Blu-ray from Magnolia, is worth a look.

Kill List Blu-ray Review

Posted August 20th, 2012 by Brendan Surpless

Kill List Blu-ray Review

MPI’s Blu-ray for the film Kill List hits every pitch thrown at it with utter greatness. Definitely check this one out immediately.

A Separation Blu-ray Review

Posted August 19th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

A Separation Blu-ray Review

The 2011 Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film, A Separation offers a heartening look at a family in disarray while providing a glimpse into the everyday life of a culture we rarely have a chance to see so intimately.

The Pirates! Band of Misfits Blu-ray 3D Review

Posted August 18th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Pirates! Band of Misfits Blu-ray 3D Review

Aardman finds major booty with this band of stop-motion pirates in 3D or otherwise on Blu-ray; its wonderfully funny and filled with fun for the entire family.

Intrigue in the Bakumatsu: Irohanihoheto — Collection 1 Blu-ray Review

Posted August 18th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Intrigue in the Bakumatsu: Irohanihoheto — Collection 1 Blu-ray Review

This anime series mixes chambara and fantasy with political intrigue in a tightly woven story set at the end of Japan’s shogunate era — and it works.

Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp’s Adventure — Special Edition Blu-ray Review

Posted August 17th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp’s Adventure — Special Edition Blu-ray Review

Lady and the Tramp II is another direct-to-video sequel from Disney that can’t come close to the original, but it still looks and sounds great on Blu-ray.

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