Tag: Robert De Niro

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 …

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 …

Ronin (Arrow Video) Blu-ray Review

Car Melee John Frankenhiemer’s Ronin is pure atmosphere porn. A dimly lit bridge at night, surrounded by wet reflective concrete giving off a glow. A safe house, littered, and …

Dirty Grandpa Blu-ray Review

So dirty In terms of framing and narrative devices, Dirty Grandpa is an awful film. It has the thinnest of reasons to exist, the crudest methodologies, and a litany …

Freelancers Review

The scripting is beneath the like of De Niro or Forest Whitaker, even if they're mild bright spots on a dreadful, dreary film.