The new 4K UHDs of “Poltergeist” and “The Lost Boys” bring new dimensions to the horror classics.
The Criterion Collection 4K UHD of “Blow Out” looks and sounds great and goes deep into the making of the film.
The 1997 Mark Dacascos vehicle “Drive” looks great on 4K UHD as he kicks around the Hong Kong style martial arts movie.
Paramount has upgraded the last two films of the Star Trek original cast to 4K, making a complete six-film set. It now also includes the the Director’s Edition of Star Trek: The Motion Picture. The first four films were previously available in a 4K collection so this review will focus on the new ones. I […]
Minions in 4K give you the yellowest yellow you can ever imagine. For Minions: The Rise of Gru, purple is a striking color too. Belle Bottom (Taraji P. Henson) sports a purple jumpsuit as she rides a purple motorcycle and even the clouds are purple. Gru (Steve Carell) drives a purple car and there’s even […]
Flatliners may be a relic of a time when high concepts ruled Hollywood. Many people revived from a flatlined heartbeat reported expereinces with an afterlife. So if you could do it on purpose, what could you find? The film played out with a satisfying set of consequences for the A-list cast including Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin […]
The Eventissance (Horizissance?) has been good to us. Last year we got the Scream Factory special edition Blu-ray. Now Paramount themselves have presented the cult favorite Event Horizon in 4K. Space movies really show off 4K’s ability to capture the subtle nuances of deep space, and Event Horizon is no exception. Exterior shots show the […]
Arrow has put together another fine package with the True Romance 4K UHD. Perhaps much of it was already crafted for the Blu-ray release, but the upgrade is well worth it. Tony Scott’s visuals really convey the difference between Detroit and L.A., even if some of the Detroit scenes were filmed in California. He gives […]
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent may not have been the ultimate Nicolas Cage movie. It would be hard to top Vampire’s Kiss or Face/Off, but it was a fun celebration of all the things that make Cage one of the greatest actors ever. Now on home video, the 4K UHD release of Massive Talent […]
I missed The Untouchables in theaters in 1987, not because it was rated R but because I was just a tad too young to have interest in it yet. For most of my life, I’d only seen it on cable, DVD or Blu-ray, though I was finally able to see it at the New Beverly […]