Tag: 5 star extras

Knives Out 4K UHD Review

While the mystery's final reveal is deflating in its simplicity, Knives Out succeeds in taking a western view of a rich/poor dynamic.

RoboCop (Arrow Video) Blu-ray Review

6000 SUX The remarkable thing about RoboCop is how right it was. Robocop’s news is broadcast in three minute chunks, predicting short attention spans. Commercials for branded artificial hearts …

The Prey Blu-ray Review

Finger on Fast-Forward The best part of The Prey involves the discussion of a cucumber sandwich and subsequent eating of said sandwich. That’s by default. The Prey doesn’t hold …

Hot Fuzz 4K UHD Review

It Was the Swan Inserting American action values into prim, proper, and friendly rural Britain is a comedic masterstroke. As Hot Fuzz picks up energy, Simon Pegg chases down …

Trapped Alive Blu-ray Review

To Love, Peace, and Happiness The ’80s rebelled against Christmas. Gremlins took fire to consumerism on the studio side, and the low budget, VHS crud started dropping the Silent …

Black Hawk Down 4K UHD Review

Unrelenting Saving Private Ryan introduced an audience to what war was. Black Hawk Down showed what war still is. Black Hawk Down shatters the mythology of contemporary combat being …

Showdown (1993) Blu-ray Review

Bully Brawling Showdown imagines high school of the early ‘90s as a place where kids use knives during class and an exposed gun on campus isn’t cause for terror. …