Gemini Man (2019) – Blu-Ray Review

It should have worked. An Academy Award winning director (though action is not his forte), a bankable lead actor, a solid supporting cast, and the seed of a solid story.¬†Will Smith gets his Bourne on (a couple of times) in Gemini Man, the Ang Lee action film that comes home on blu-ray and DVD from…

Crawl (2019) – Blu-Ray Review

If your jonesing for a monster movie fix before heading out to Toronto After Dark this week, Paramount Canada has you covered with the creature feature thrill ride, Crawl. Running at a brisk 87 minutes, the film puts you in ht jaws of the beast, as what sounds like a very plausible horror (?) story…

Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith (2005) – George Lucas

  The Sci-Fi Chronicles brings me to the final entry in the Prequel Trilogy, and arguably the strongest despite some troubling moments. While still suffering from the too clean, too digital, green-screen EVERYTHING, this one feels the closest to a Star Wars movie, and that opening sequence through the space battle over Coruscant is highly…

Game of Thrones – Season 3 On Blu-Ray

  HBO is quickly becoming the gold standard by which I measure a collection’s extras, and transfers by, and the latest season of George R.R. Martin’s epic and involving fantasy tale is another feather in their cap. Since it burst on the scene in 2011, the series has enraptured fans and non-fans alike with its…

300 (2006) – Zack Snyder

  The 101 Action Movies brings me the chance to sit down and rewatch Zack Snyder’s adaptation of Frank Miller’s classic 300.¬† Based loosely on an original final brave stand of King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) with 300 of his Spartan soldiers against the legions of forces brought to bear on them by the Persian King…

Da Vinci’s Demons Season 1 – Blu-Ray

  Anchor Bay Canada was kind enough to send me a copy of the first season of Da Vinci’s Demons, which was released on September 3. I was a little behind, even with our peripheral coverage of TIFF. But no sooner did I start this series when I was completely hooked. From David S. Goyer,…

Manborg (2011) – Steven Kostanski

Anchor bay has recently released this to DVD so that the rest of the world can see what has become an undeniable cult favorite, which verges on the utterly ridiculous (in a great way!). I won’t tell you plot details, it’s better to enjoy it all as it happens, preferably with friends and imbibing. But…