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Edge Of Darkness Blu-Ray

Mel Gibson returns to acting after 8 years in a new action thriller “Edge Of Darkness”, which is based on a British mini-series from the 80s.  Directed by Martin Campbell, who directed the original mini-series and also the James Bond remake, “Casino Royale”. Gibson plays a Boston cop and single father of a daughter who works at a mysterious research facility.  When she comes home for a visit, she’s sick from unknown reasons and as he takes her to the Dr., she is shot and dies as they are walking out the door of their house.  At first, the police investigation centers on Gibson and who might want to harm him but after talking to some of his daughter’s friends it becomes clear to him that she was the one gunned down.  The rest of the film is all about Gibson finding out who and why his daughter was killed. Gibson is haunted by earlier images of his daughter throughout the film, which brings a supernatural element to the plot. Continue reading

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May 13, 2010 Posted by | Blu-Ray review | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

No Time For Sergeants dvd review

If all you know of Andy Griffith as an actor is the mild mannered sheriff of Mayberry or the southern gentleman lawyer Matlock, this film will have you looking at Griffith in a brand new way.  This is one of the all time great performances by Griffith and one of the best comedies of the 1950s. Continue reading

May 13, 2010 Posted by | DVD review | , , , , , | Leave a comment