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Red 2 Blu-ray Review

Red 2 Blu-ray

“Red 2” is a rushed and lazy sequel. Continue reading

December 9, 2013 Posted by | Blu-Ray review | , , , | Leave a comment

A Good Day To Die Hard Blu-ray Review

A Good Day To Die Hard Blu-ray

“A Good Day To Die Hard” is the worst film of 2013 so far. Continue reading

June 13, 2013 Posted by | Blu-Ray review | , , , | Leave a comment

Looper DVD Review

Looper DVD

“Looper” is unique, but overrated. Continue reading

January 1, 2013 Posted by | DVD review | , , , , | Leave a comment

Armageddon Blu-Ray

Michael Bay’s big film before “Transformers” was this doomsday plot action thriller with producer Jerry Bruckheimer on board. Stars Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Steve Buscemi, Billy Bob Thornton, Owen Wilson,  Michael Duncan, and Will Patton are put in charge of saving the planet from a rogue comet the size of Texas, as no one in the government can hold a candle to these oil drilling experts.  (We need these guys in the Gulf of Mexico right now!).  The semi-serious plot (the end of the world sure is funny)involves their recruitment, training and their adventures getting to the comet to drill a hole and stuff it with a nuke before it impacts Earth.  Along the way they team up with a space happy Russian cosmonaut and “serious” members of the NASA crew.

The science part of this science fiction film is laughable but the movie in general is really one of those “put your brain on hold and just watch the action” type films anyway.  If you can get around those facts that are glaring in parts (fires in space?) you could enjoy the film for its effects, humor and action sequences.

The blu-ray picture is up to Disney (Touchstone) standards, as well as the DTS-MA sound.  Extras are not plentiful at all, which is a disturbing trend for Disney films( Tombstone also lacked extras found on the Vista series dvd set) but all we get  on this blu-ray is Aerosmith’s music video I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing, a theatrical trailer, and teaser trailer.  With the Criterion dvd set loaded extras this a real letdown.

May 5, 2010 Posted by | Blu-Ray review | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Surrogates Blu-Ray

Stunning blu-ray disc; story is so-so. Continue reading

February 5, 2010 Posted by | Blu-Ray review | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Surrogates DVD Review

While the universe is intriguing, “Surrogates” could have used a stronger plot. Continue reading

January 28, 2010 Posted by | 1 | , | Leave a comment

   

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