Category: 4K Drama

Scarface (1983) 4K UHD Review

A Cockroach in Miami’s Midst Scarface is both reactionary and alarmist. Oliver Stone’s screenplay slams the Carter administrations chaotic immigration policy, induces immigrant fears, this while blaming communism’s stranglehold …

Casino 4K UHD Review

Hole in the Desert The final moments of Casino show old Vegas being torn down. Implosions send once grand buildings to rubble. Sam Rothenstein (Robert De Niro) opines about …

Pan’s Labyrinth 4K UHD Review

Life Isn’t Like Your Fairy Tales At a lavish banquet, the fascist sociopath Captain Vidal verbally denigrates the rebels. Those at the table agree. Among them, a Catholic priest, …

Rocketman 4K UHD Review

Elton John Musical Biopic Is A Wild Ride Director Dexter Fletcher, hot off his success with global smash Bohemian Rhapsody, takes an entirely different tact for the inventively surreal …

Hulk (2003) 4K UHD Review

Hulking Mad Control. Everything in the Ang Lee-directed Hulk concerns control. Emotional control. Government control. A parent’s control. Memory control. It’s an interesting take on the comic book hero, …

Glory 4K UHD Review

Union Faults Before Glory’s climactic charge on a Confederate fort, star Denzel Washington speaks openly to his white superior, played by Matthew Broderick. The discussion turns to what each …

Backdraft 4K UHD Review

Fireball Island Universal produced Backdraft, a surprise given the Disney-esque tragedy of the intro. It’s near camp. A small child looks on, star-eyed, as his father enters a burning …

The Mule 4K UHD Blu-ray Review

Chumming with the Cartel First, Earl (Clint Eastwood) just wants a new truck. Then to get his foreclosed business back. Next, to restore the VFW, an ice rink, and …