Tag: 5 Star Video

The Shining 4K UHD Review

Kubrick's The Shining doubles as a paranormal horror movie, but works best in its depiction of domestic abuse and the isolation it causes.

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 …

Wonders of the Sea 4K UHD Review

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Ocean Documentary Captivating underwater footage from Jean-Michel Cousteau, son of the legendary Jacques Cousteau, explores the awesome variety of marine life from Fiji to the Bahamas in …

Yellowstone: Season Two Blu-ray Review

The Godfather Meets Montana Ranching Many television shows hit a sophomore slump after a strong first season. Airing on Paramount Network as their lone prestige drama, Yellowstone hit the …

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 …

The Wizard of Oz 4K UHD Review

Beyond Wonderful The Wizard of Oz released six days before Germany invaded Poland – a last reprieve of fantasy escapism before conflict. It’s appropriate too. Wizard of Oz is …

The Lineup Blu-ray Review

Drug Busters Classic San Francisco plays host to The Lineup, a story of the international drug trade roping in unknowing tourists. It’s sightly, loaded with landmarks, off-setting the harsh …