In the summer of 1998, Deep Impact beat Armageddon to theaters by two months. 25 years later, it also beat Armageddon onto 4K UHD. Deep Impact worked for me more because the bombast of Armageddon was so extreme it just numbed all of the proceedings. That remains the case revisiting Deep Impact now. This is […]
The Jackie Chan Collection Vol. 2 Blu-Ray Review: Police Stories, Cameos and Collaborations
When New Line finally released Rumble in the Bronx in 1996, it was the first I’d really heard of Jackie Chan. Once I saw it, I scrambled to find more. Luckily, Tower Video had a few imports, but mostly I was stuck with his previous two American releases, and some of the cheap Lo Wei […]
Triangle of Sadness was my favorite movie of last year because it had something profound to say about class while also being willing to go as lowbrow as poop and barf jokes. Now, it joins the elite of the elite, new releases that get the Criterion Collection as their first home video release. Criterion also […]
It’s rare Netflix films get a physical release. Criterion’s done a few and MPI Media Group released Capelight Pictures’ Oscar-winning All Quiet on the Western Front on 4K UHD. This is definitely a keeper with its harrowing battlefield scenes and poignant depiction of the war machine. The 1930 adaptation still holds up but Edward Berger […]
“Flashdance” comes to 4K UHD highlighting the film’s visuals and bonus features that acknowledge a Bob Fosse knockoff/homage.
“The Fisher King” looks surreal in 4K UHD with extras dating back to the Criterion Collection laserdisc.
The four “Star Trek: The Next Generation” movie looks pretty good on 4K UHD with the most glaring exception being “Nemesis.”
Maltese Falcon, Rebel Without a Cause & Cool Hand Luke 4K Review: 3 Eras of 4K
The 4K UHD releases of “The Maltese falcon,” “Rebel Without a Cause” and “Cool Hand Luke” show three eras of Hollywood at their best.
“Exorcist III” looks beautiful and scary in 4K UHD, and the new sound mix is surprisingly subtle.
“Plane” looks great on 4K UHD and the bonus features show what a cool guy Gerard Butler is.