STAR TREK: THE COMPENDIUM Blu-ray Review

     September 30, 2014

Paramount committed an egregious faux pas last year with its release of Star Trek: Into Darkness by sprinkling different extras on different Blu-rays.  If you bought your disc at Target, you got one set of extras.  If you bought it …

TWIN PEAKS: THE ENTIRE MYSTERY Blu-ray Review

     September 23, 2014

Few can deny that we’re living in a Golden Age of television, as the explosion of new outlets and stations has created a need for unique original programming.  People complain (rightfully so) about the proliferation of sleazy reality shows, but …

SCANNERS Criterion Collection Blu-ray Review

     August 14, 2014

David Cronenberg made six movies before Scanners, and it felt like all of them were a precursor to a great coming out.  Critics were shocked with what he put onscreen.  Nobody knew what to make of it.  They only knew …

BAD WORDS Blu-ray Review

     August 10, 2014

Movies like Bad Words tend to fiercely divide critics, with one half accusing them of empty shock tactics and the other half praising their edginess and daring. I fall into the latter camp with this one, though I can certainly …

NOAH Blu-ray Review

     July 30, 2014

The sign of a good religious picture is the controversy surrounding it.  Whenever a movie asks you to seriously grapple with theological issues, it’s bound to rile those who like their religion safe and comforting.  Noah certainly prompted its share …