Tag: Tom Hanks

Toy Story 4 4K UHD Review

Plush Rush For the fourth time, the characters of Toy Story face abandonment. They end up lost, accidentally separated from their kid, and spend the rest of Toy Story …

Toy Story 4K UHD Review

Poisoning the Water Hole Some two decades after Star Wars upended the film industry and setting in place the summer blockbuster, Toy Story produced a similar cascading effect. American …

Toy Story 2 4K UHD Review

Poultry Man Between Toy Story’s 1995 release and Toy Story 2 in 1999, the internet happened to the collector’s market. At once, a litany of classic items became available …

Toy Story 3 4K UHD Review

To College and Beyond Toy Story is about Andy. The whole series. Woody and Buzz Lightyear sell action figures, but Andy sells the series’ heart. For three films, Andy …

Dragnet (1987) Blu-ray Review

Dragging Cliches Dragnet is undoubtedly a movie of its time. Listen to the putrid, digitally manipulated opening credits music or the closing credits where stars Dan Aykroyd and Tom …

Forrest Gump 4K UHD Review

Shrimping After Forrest Gump begins running, news reports tell their audience Gump is a, “gardener from Alabama.” Two things – it’s a statement on media illiteracy as Gump is …

Saving Private Ryan 4K UHD Review

Moral Reality Saving Private Ryan’s greatness comes from confronting war’s cruel lethality. It’s not only gore or the cinema verite camerawork. In among the multitude of expertly threaded small …

The Post 4K UHD Blu-ray Review

Well Posted The Post doesn’t only concern itself with the 1971 decision to publish The Pentagon Papers. While it’s easy to draw on All the President’s Men for comparison, …

Sully Blu-ray Review

Sullied Full disclosure: This Blu-ray was provided to us for review. This has not affected the editorial process. For information on how we handle review material, please visit our …

Bridge of Spies Blu-ray Review

Bridging Cold War History Opening Bridge of Spies is a mute chase sequence. Agents hunt for a Red sympathizer. They weave between cars and peer around corner stores. Their …