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.
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.
Paul Hogan returns for a third time as Mick in Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles to less entertaining results.
The landmark silent film The Shieik marked Rudolph Valentino's rise as a box office star and reminds everyone how far the art of cinema and filmmaking have come in …
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 …
Excellent special effects highlight Resonator, an entertaining follow-up to Stuart Gordon's From Beyond.
Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire team up for a grand MGM-style musical in the dazzling Hollywood concoction, Funny Face.
The visual delight of Coppelia seamlessly combines ballet and modern CGI animation for an enriching new experience which expands ballet's horizons.
Broken Diamonds is a warm and tender indie drama about family members living with schizophrenic relatives.
Twenty more classic cartoon shorts from Tex Avery's MGM tenure comprise this third volume featuring some of his very best work, from Screwball Squirrel to Droopy.
Tepid thrills and slap-dash storytelling characterize the underwhelming 1988 cult thriller, Mania Killer, from Italian director Andrea Bianchi
A winning Hollywood romance from the 50s, star Audrey Hepburn proves Roman Holiday was no fluke with Sabrina.
Canceled after two seasons, Prodigal Son's second and now final season mostly wraps up the ongoing character arcs in satisfactory fashion while leaving a natural inflection point that could …