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The Informant! Blu-Ray

As the cover states, “Matt Damon is The Informant”, a sly comedy with another brilliant performance from Damon.  Having conquered the action thriller, Damon turns to witty comedy in this true tale of Mark Whitacre, the highest ranking corporate whistleblower in U.S. history.  Whitacre contacts the FBI about price fixing in the corn industry, which sends in FBI agent (Scott Bakula) to investigate.  Bakula convinces Whitacre to start recording the deals that are to be made  but soon discovers there is a lot more to the story then Whitacre has told him.  The comedy of this film builds as we discover bit by bit what Whitacre and others are up to.   The comedy is subtle but witty and this film will stand up to more than a few viewings. Continue reading

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February 28, 2010 Posted by | Blu-Ray review | , , , , | Leave a comment

Law Abiding Citizen Blu-Ray

Jamie Fox and Gerard Butler match wits in this taut drama about one man’s quest for justice after a brutal attack on his family.  Butler plays a man who has waited for the justice system to produce results with young, D.A. Jamie Fox,  but Fox makes a deal with one of the criminals to further his stature that lets the guy go free after only 5 years.  Butler, an electronic genius, takes the law into his own hands to avenge the crimes made against his family. Continue reading

February 28, 2010 Posted by | Blu-Ray review | , , , , | 1 Comment