Tag: PCM

My Samurai Blu-ray Review

Not My Samurai My Samurai uses a running gag in which Deborah (Lynne Hart) disparages Taekwondo. “It’s too violent,” she says to instructor Young Park (Julian Lee). To defend …

Nightwish Blu-ray Review

Of Science and Ghouls A professor and his four graduate students encounter a bewildering array of paranormal activity at a haunted mansion in Bruce Cook’s forgotten gem from the …

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 …

Shortcut to Happiness Blu-ray Review

Devilish Shortcut Shortcut to Happiness’ inoffensive, simple morals don’t need explicitly revealed. Adam Baldwin stars as a struggling writer seeking success and fame, gets both after selling his soul …

Hold Back the Dawn Blu-ray Review

Romancing Immigration The poetic, romantic dialog spoken by star Charles Boyer is often grating and obvious in Hold Back the Dawn. But, that’s also on purpose – Boyer is …

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 …