Tag: 5 Star Video

Kung Fu Monster Blu-ray Review

Kung Fu Gizmo Action Remember Stripe, leader of the naughty monsters from Gremlins? The producers behind director Andrew Lau’s Kung Fu Monster certainly seem to remember the movie, blatantly …

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 …

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 …

Shaft (2019) Blu-ray Review

Son of the Son of Shaft If possible, look past the drug investigation plot of Shaft. It’s a menagerie of cliches, routine, and derivative non-surprises. Underneath that though comes …

Dinosaurus Blu-ray Review

Virgin Islands Showdown Dinosaurus came out in 1960, fueled by an energetic optimism. World War II was far enough in the past and economic recovery stable. Forgive this Saturday …

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 …

The Mad Ghoul Blu-ray Review

Nazi Science Invades America Part of Universal’s World War II output, The Mad Ghoul deals in creaky – if relevant – science. George Zucco stars as the mad scientist …

Okko’s Inn Blu-ray Review

A Kawaii Ghostly Anime With Real Heart We may never see the likes of Studio Ghibli ever again depending on Miyazaki’s  growing age and remaining ambition, but the beloved …