District 9 Blu-ray Review

POSTED IN:  by Joe Grace, May 18, 2010 at 00:00 EST
District 9

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 »

In The Loop: Brits prove to be the masters of mockumentary and profanity-laced hilarity

POSTED IN:  by Joel Goodbody, Feb 23, 2010 at 00:00 EST
In The Loop

In The Loop is basically a film version of the BBC television show The Thick of It. I’m sure any British readers out there already realize this, and conversely, I’m sure practically no American readers know this. If the television series is anywhere near the quality of this film, I’ll be a happy man once I track it down. More »

Moon Blu-ray review – low budget science-fiction makes for high brow entertainment

POSTED IN:  by Joe Grace, Jan 22, 2010 at 00:00 EST

It’s a big ball of cheese in the sky. What would happen, wondered first-time feature director Duncan Jones, if Aretha Franklin lived on it? She’d probably eat it all, he quickly concluded. So he put Sam Rockwell up there instead. You know, just to see what would happen. More »

Terminator Salvation Blu-ray Review

POSTED IN:  by Will Federman, Dec 18, 2009 at 00:00 EST

It’s a sad state of affairs when the McG-helmed Terminator sequel will perhaps be best remembered for Christian Bale’s profanity laden on-set tirade rather than for the film itself. More »

Does Star Trek on Blu-ray boldly go where no man has gone before?

POSTED IN:  by Will Federman, Nov 19, 2009 at 00:00 EST

Just a few years ago, following a disastrous serialized television prequel, Star Trek looked like it was ready to keel over after spending the better half of a century on television and movie screens.

In walks J.J. Abrams… More »

Robot fisticuffs aplenty in the jam packed Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Blu-ray

POSTED IN:  by Will Federman, Nov 9, 2009 at 00:00 EST

The original Transformers was an enigma – there was no possible reason why it should have been even remotely entertaining. Yet, despite its many, many flaws, it sort of was. I just wish I could say the same for the sequel. More »