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Wall-E, one of the best actors who ever lived, comes to life [Video + Classic BR Review]

POSTED IN:  by Carl Johnson, Jul 2, 2012 at 00:00 EST
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With main characters that utter almost no dialogue, WALL-E is brilliant visual storytelling that drives this animated epic into classic territory, as Pixar Animation ventures into the future, into space, and into photo-realistic computer animation. More »

The Boat That Rocked – set sail or stay in port?

POSTED IN:  by Joe Grace, Apr 17, 2012 at 00:00 EST
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Q: Why are pirates called pirates?
A: Because they “Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrre”!
That, my friends, is one of my favourite jokes. I’m fully aware that this may undermine any right I have to sit in judgement of this comedy film, but I don’t care…  More »

Look UP: is this Pixar’s all-time best Blu-ray?

POSTED IN:  by Joel Goodbody, Apr 10, 2012 at 00:01 EST
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Another year, another offering from Pixar beloved by critics and adults and kids and whoever else has a functional heart and brain. Somehow, Pixar manages to cultivate wonderful creativity and originality in almost every film they make… More »

Trainspotting: Ultimate Collector’s Edition – Danny Boyle’s classic still resonates on Blu-ray

POSTED IN:  by Joe Grace, Feb 10, 2012 at 00:00 EST
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There was a time when an altogether more youthful version of the person writing this review believed that “heroin” meant “really brave lady”, and “smack” was what you got for hitting Rachel Sillett over the head with a broom handle at nursery. Ah, the sweet innocence of youth. More »

Review: Spielberg epic Saving Private Ryan finally reaches Blu-ray

POSTED IN:  by Joe Grace, Jun 6, 2010 at 00:00 EST
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Famous for it’s bloody portrayal of the D-Day landings in 1944, Spielberg’s classic has been a long time coming. Now it’s been released, glitch-free, and we’re left with the inevitable questions… More »

District 9 Blu-ray Review

POSTED IN:  by Joe Grace, May 18, 2010 at 00:00 EST
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A low budget indie from South African, produced by a New Zealander known for his high-budget antics, District 9 was the under-the-radar hit of 2009. Now it’s arrived on Blu-ray, and it seems to have lost none of its off-beat charms along the way. More »

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