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Isolation (2017)

Isolation (2017)

A nice little horror/thriller. Isolation (2017) Cast: Dominic Purcell, Luke Mably, Marie Avgeropoulos, Tricia Helfer, Stephen Lang Director: Shane Dax Taylor Studio:  Lionsgate (6/20/17) Video: 2.35:1 for 16:9 screens, color Audio: English 5.1 DD Subtitles: English, Spanish Length: 94 min. Rating: ****1/2 This is full of highly unexpected twists, and proves that it is not […]

20th Century Women, Blu-ray (2016)

20th Century Women, Blu-ray (2016)

A well-made feature with a fine achievement from actress Annette Bening. 20th Century Women, Blu-ray (2016) Cast: Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Lucas Jade Zumann, Billy Crudup Director & Writer: Mike Mills Studio: A24/Lionsgate [3/28/17] Video: 180p 2.00:1 for 16:9 screens, HD color Audio: English, DTS-HD MA Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH Extras: Audio Commentary […]

Solace, Blu-ray (2017)

Solace, Blu-ray (2017)

Hopkins plays a consultant with psychic powers to solve a series of murders. Solace, Blu-ray (2017) Actors: Anthony Hopkins, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Abbie Cornish, Colin Farrell, Matt Gerald Director: Afonso Poyart Studio: Lionsgate Premiere (3/14/17) Video: 2.40:1 1080p for 16:9 screens, HD color Audio: English DTS-HD MA 5.1 Subtitles: English, English SDH, Spanish Extras: Commentary […]

Manchester by the Sea, Blu-ray (2016)

Manchester by the Sea, Blu-ray (2016)

A real downer of a film but worth watching, perhaps twice. Manchester by the Sea, Blu-ray (2016) Actors: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges Director: Kenneth Lonergan Studio: The Farm/ Lionsgate [2/21/17] (2 discs) Video: 1.85:1 for 16:9 screens, 1080p color HD Audio: English DTS-HD MA 5.1 Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish Extras: Conversation […]

The Hunger Games & Catching Fire, both Blu-ray (2016)

The Hunger Games & Catching Fire, both Blu-ray (2016)

The first two films of four Hunger Games, viewed as standard Blu-ray though UHD available. The Hunger Games – A Hero’s Journey Begins, UltraHD+Blu-ray+Digital HD (2016)   Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Donald Sutherland, Stanley Tucci, Philip Seymour Hoffman Director: Gary Ross Studio: Lionsgate [11/8/16] (2 discs) Video: 2.40:1 for […]

Hell or High Water, Blu-ray (2016)

Hell or High Water, Blu-ray (2016)

Hell or High Water, Blu-ray (2016) A thriller of a western and bank robbery mashup film.   Cast: Chris Pine, Jeff Bridges, Ben Foster, Katy Mixon, Kevin Rankin Studio: Lionsgate (11/22/16) (2 discs) Director: David Mackenzie Video: 2.40:1 for 16:9 screens, 1080p HD color Audio: English DTS-HD MA 5.1, DD 2.0 compressed for late-night listening, […]

The Wild Life, Blu-ray (2016)

The Wild Life, Blu-ray (2016)

Another great animated family feature, this one from Belgium. The Wild Life, Blu-ray (2016) English Voice-overs: Matthias Schweighöfer, Kaya Yanar, Ilka Bessin, Dieter Hallervorden, Aylin Tezel Director: Vincent Kesteloot Studio: Studiocanal/ Summit/ Lionsgate (11/29/16) [2 discs, Blu-ray & DVD] Video: 2.40:1 HD 1080p color Audio: English DTS-HD MA 5.1, Spanish DD 5.1 Subtitles: Spanish Extras: […]

Indignation, Blu-ray (2016)

Indignation, Blu-ray (2016)

A fine filmic version of a Philip Roth novel. Indignation, Blu-ray (2016) Cast: Sarah Gadon, Logan Lerman, Ben Rosenfield, Noah Robbins, Tracy Letts Studio: Lionsgate (11/8/16) Director: James Schamus Video: 1.85:1 for 16:9 screens, HD color 1080p Audio: English DTS-HD MA 5.1 Subtitles: English, English SDH, Spanish Extras: “Timeless: Connecting the Past to the Present,” […]

50 Years of Star Trek (2016)

50 Years of Star Trek (2016)

A wonderful documentary celebrating the 50th anniversary of Star Trek. 50 Years of Star Trek (2016) Cast: Interviews with Leonard Nimoy, Michelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, Whoopi Goldberg, D.C. Fontana, Ronald D. Moore & others Studio: A & E History Channel/ Lionsgate (11/1/16) Director: Ian Roumain Video: 1.78:1 for 16:9 screens, color Audio: English, English SDH, […]

Into The Forest, Blu-ray (2016)

Into The Forest, Blu-ray (2016)

A very realistic apocalyptic story that rings as perfectly true prophesy. Into The Forest, Blu-ray (2016) Cast: Ellen Page, Evan Rachel Wood, Max Minghella, Callum Keith Rennie Director: Patricia Rozema Studio: Lionsgate  (10/4/16) Video: 1.85:1 for 16:9 screen, 1080p HD color Audio: English DTS-HD MA 5.1 Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish Extras: “The Making of Into […]

A Hologram for the King, Blu-ray (2016)

A Hologram for the King, Blu-ray (2016)

A memorable performance by Hanks as a salesman for a new holographic gadget for the King of Saudi Arabia. A Hologram for the King, Blu-ray (2016) Cast: Tom Hanks, Tom Skerrit, Sarita Choudhury, Ben Whishaw Director: Tom Tykwer Studio: Roadside Attractions/Lionsgate (8/9/16) Video: 2.40:1 for 16:9 screens, HD color Audio: English & Arabic – DTS-HD […]

Chosen (2016)

Chosen (2016)

Another but very well-done Holocaust film. Chosen (2016) Cast: Harvey Keitel, Luke Mably, Ana Ularu Director: Jasmin Dizdar Studio: Lionsgate (8/2/16) Video: 2.40:1 for 16:9 screens, color Audio: English DD 5.1 Subtitles: English, Spanish Length: 93 min. Rating: **** Harvey Keitel stars as an old Jewish man telling a young relative a story of a […]

Shaun the Sheep, Blu-ray (2015)

Shaun the Sheep, Blu-ray (2015)

May be the best animated family feature of the year. Shaun the Sheep, Blu-ray (2015) Directors: Mark Burton & Richard Starzak Based on: Shaun the Sheep, by Nick Park Voice-overs: Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Omid Dialili Studio: Aardman Animations/ StudioCanal/ Lionsgate (US) [2/6/15] Video: 1.78:1 for 16:9 widescreen, 1080p HD color Audio: English & animal […]

Backtrack, Blu-ray (2016)

Backtrack, Blu-ray (2016)

Basically a horror film, but without the demons and gore. Well done. Backtrack, Blu-ray (2016) Cast: Adrien Brody, Sam Neill, Robin McLeavy Director: Michael Petroni Studio: Lionsgate (4/26/16) Video: 2.40:1 for 16:9 screens, 1080p HD color Audio: English DTS-HD MA 5.1, DD 5.1 Subtitles: English, Spanish Extra: “The Psychology of Backtrack” featurette Length: 89 minutes […]

Norm of the North, Blu-ray (2016)

Norm of the North, Blu-ray (2016)

A delightful family animation feature with a specially-talented polar bear who can twerk. Norm of the North, Blu-ray (2016) Voice-overs: Rob Schneider, Heather Graham, Bill Nighy, Zachary Gordon Director: Trevor Wall Studio: telegasi/ Lionsgate (4/19/16) (2 discs) Video: for 16:9 widescreen, 1080p HD color Audio: English DTS-HD MA 5.1 Extras: Deleted scenes, “Do the Arctic […]

Misconduct, Blu-ray (2015)

Misconduct, Blu-ray (2015)

A thriller with a twist, demonstrating that “Ambition can be deadly.” Misconduct, Blu-ray (2015) Cast: Josh Duhamel, Al Pacino, Anthony Hopkins Director: Shintaro Shimosawa Studio: Lionsgate (4/19/16) Video: 2.40:1 for 16:9 widescreen, 1080p HD color Audio: English DTS-HD MA 5.1 Subtitles: English Extras: “The Making of Misconduct” featurette; Deleted scenes; Trailer Gallery Length: 93 min. […]

Heist, Blu-ray (2015)

Heist, Blu-ray (2015)

A suspensful thriller which will have you rooting for the father. Heist, Blu-ray (2015) Cast: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Robert De Niro, Kate Bosworth, Gina Carano Director: Scott Mann Video: 16:9 1080p HD color Audio: English DTS-HD MA audio Subtitles: English, Spanish Studio: Lionsgate [12/29/15] Extras: Commentary track by director, Deleted & extended scenes, “The Making […]