Tag: DTS:X

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, …

Hellboy II 4K UHD Review

Get Me Big Baby Yes, Hellboy II is flush with comic book, fantasy action. Sword fights and magic fights and tree fights and gun fights; Hellboy II relishes them …

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 …

Hell Fest 4K UHD Review

Generic Fest A creepy guy stalks college-age women in Hell Fest, the slasher genre in brief. Any awards for creativity go elsewhere, particularly in a year with Halloween’s resurgence. …

Halloween (2018) 4K UHD Blu-ray Review

Great White-Masked Menace Where 1978’s Halloween broke through cultural norms to establish a heroine, 2018’s Halloween creates a fighting victim. This is a Halloween for now, bloodier yes, but …

Kin 4K UHD Blu-ray Review

Kin to a Gun But one character in Kin exhibits any moral compass. That goes for everyone, even bit parts. A gas station clerk won’t let customers use the …

The Big Lebowski 4K UHD Review

Stars and Strikes Forever The Dude is everything an American isn’t supposed to be. He’s a hard drinker – of White Russians, of course. His employment status is unclear, …

Jurassic Park III 4K UHD Review

Dino-rama Jurassic Park III doesn’t need to exist. It’s a plotless monster movie that fails to advance the Jurassic Park story arc. Nothing that happens matters. Yet, it’s a …

Jurassic Park 4K UHD Review

Permanent Park-ing (Note: You can read reviews for each 4K disc in this set using our Jurassic Park 4K tag) Missing from Jurassic Park the movie is author Michael …

Gladiator 4K UHD Review

Unleash Hell Gladiator’s epic feel comes from a variety of places. It’s scale, one. Seeing the Roman Colosseum at capacity is stunning. There’s a brassy, booming score from Lisa …

Braveheart 4K UHD Review

Cruel Warfare Braveheart’s lasting appeal lies in its universality. A commoner rises against the political elite for the sake of freedom. It’s historical Scotland, with the POV of an …