Category: 4K Action

X-Men: Dark Phoenix 4K UHD Review

Phoenix Falling Partway through the arduous Dark Phoenix, a TV newscast mentions the possibility for mutant internment camps, suggesting the X-Men’s future unless they stop the conflicted Jean Gray. …

Iron Man 4K UHD Review

Ironing Out the Future Iron Man released in May of 2008. Lehman Brothers collapsed in September of that year. Lucky then for Marvel (and then Paramount), whose story of …

Rambo (2008) 4K UHD Review

The Boat Man In one of Rambo’s earliest scenes, religious missionaries approach John Rambo, asking to be taken into genocidal Burma. Rambo stares at them through cages, tossing helpless …

Avengers: Endgame 4K UHD Review

Assembled Over the past decade, Marvel brought audiences toward this melee, beginning in Iron Man’s militaristic fantasy before turning into a wild, uncontrolled spectacle of comic book fiction. Avengers: …

Shadow 4K UHD Review

Zhang Yimou’s Latest Wuxia Epic The latest Chinese opus from director Zhang Yimou (Hero, House of Flying Daggers) looks gorgeous but primarily revolves around slow drama. Shadow is more …

Pokemon Detective Pikachu 4K UHD Review

No Poliwhirl, No Sale Detective Pikachu’s opening act sticks out. Shadows dominate the aesthetic. Scenes take place in a rundown bar. It’s sweaty and moody, with blinds allowing limited …

Hellboy (2019) 4K UHD Review

Immortal Combat Hellboy was brought to Earth by Nazis. His name isn’t subtle – he’s from hell, the Christian vision of demons and fire and torture, an analogous lore …

Shazam 4K UHD Blu-ray Review

Magic Man Shazam doesn’t have a secret lair; he doesn’t have a permanent home, either. So, Shazam visits a real estate agent to see if they have anything, say, …

Captain Marvel 4K UHD Review

Almost a Marvel Unfortunately designed as a plot gap filler before the main events of Avengers: Endgame, Captain Marvel entertains in the way all Marvel films too. It’s funny …