Category: Drama

Drama Blu-Ray Reviews

Spin a Dark Web Blu-ray Review

Sticky Web If the synopsis to Spin a Dark Web sounds familiar, that’s because of 1950’s 711 Ocean Drive. The two movies carry identical themes and ideas; the only …

Jivaro 3D Blu-ray Review

Brazilian Romancing Jivaro is a movie of sweaty, barrel-chested men sailing on exotic Brazilian waters with their shirts open, fawning over the one American woman in their camp. The …

Patrick Melrose Blu-ray Review

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Most Extraordinary Acting British high society and its decadent aristocracy go under the knife in Patrick Melrose. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, the opulent production adapts a series of …

Hold Back the Dawn Blu-ray Review

Romancing Immigration The poetic, romantic dialog spoken by star Charles Boyer is often grating and obvious in Hold Back the Dawn. But, that’s also on purpose – Boyer is …

Winter Passing Blu-ray Review

More Like Depression Staying The New York of 2005 is a perfect setting for this dry indie from the new millennium. New York looks mournful and tired. So do …

Resurrecting the Champ Blu-ray Review

About 60% Erik Kernan (Josh Hartnett) works in an active Denver newsroom. He’s a sportswriter, dressed casually, if white collar. Then there’s Champ (Samuel L Jackson), homeless, covered only …

The Illusionist (MVD) Blu-ray Review

The Other Prestige The title Illusionist gives away the eventual twist. How and why hold until various plot developments need them. Illusionist toys with its audience, with Edward Norton …

J.T. LeRoy Blu-ray Review

A Literary Hoax Comes To The Screen Based on true events, one of this century’s biggest literary hoaxes receives the full-blown biopic treatment starring Laura Dern, Kristen Stewart and …