Tag: mvd

Winter Passing Blu-ray Review

More Like Depression Staying The New York of 2005 is a perfect setting for this dry indie from the new millennium. New York looks mournful and tired. So do …

Resurrecting the Champ Blu-ray Review

About 60% Erik Kernan (Josh Hartnett) works in an active Denver newsroom. He’s a sportswriter, dressed casually, if white collar. Then there’s Champ (Samuel L Jackson), homeless, covered only …

The Illusionist (MVD) Blu-ray Review

The Other Prestige The title Illusionist gives away the eventual twist. How and why hold until various plot developments need them. Illusionist toys with its audience, with Edward Norton …

Beer League (MVD) Blu-ray Review

Balls and Booze Seeing Beer League release listed as 2006 is a surprise – it’s every bit the raunchy, sexist, homophobic, racist, drug-fueled lark spewed out in the ‘80s …

Nemesis 2: Nebula Blu-ray Review

Albert Pyun’s Predator Rip-Off After hitting sci-fi cult success with Nemesis, director Albert Pyun returned with Nemesis 2: Nebula in 1995, a movie practically unrelated to the first movie. …

Enigma (1982) Blu-ray Review

The Little Spy Thriller That Could Starring Martin Sheen Enigma comes from the 1980s when movie audiences had fewer expectations from their spy flicks. A CIA agent tries to …

Life After Flash Blu-ray Review

Flash Forward Based on the interviews compiled in Life After Flash, it’s easy to see why Flash Grodon became the eccentric classic it is. The divergent personalities on display, …

At the Drive-In Review

Reeling Waning attendance made the Mahoning Drive-In reconsider their business model: No first run movies, just classics, and on true 35mm film. It worked. At first, At the Drive-In …

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. …