Author: Christopher Zabel

Christopher Zabel has moderated the AVSForum's Blu-ray Picture Quality Tiers for the last decade. A videophile with a real passion for classic genre films and quality filmmaking, favorite films include Fight Club and 2001: A Space Odyssey. A believer in physical media, his ever-growing movie collection is beginning to threaten the space-time continuum with its gravity well.

Batman Year One 4K UHD Review

A slick, mostly satisfying animated adaptation of Frank Miller's acclaimed story, Batman Year One details Batman's early beginnings in Gotham while forging his friendship with James Gordon.

Respect Blu-ray Review

Jennifer Hudson Becomes Aretha Franklin Respect is a richly rewarding biopic of singer Aretha Franklin, a music legend who first rose to fame in the turbulent 1960s. Hitting all …

Coppelia Blu-ray Review

The visual delight of Coppelia seamlessly combines ballet and modern CGI animation for an enriching new experience which expands ballet's horizons.