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The World’s End 4K UHD Review

Fauxbots While The World’s End lacks Shaun of the Dead’s comedic cleverness, it instead chooses a more somber, richer topic to finish the Cornetto trilogy. In that, The World’s …

Hot Fuzz 4K UHD Review

It Was the Swan Inserting American action values into prim, proper, and friendly rural Britain is a comedic masterstroke. As Hot Fuzz picks up energy, Simon Pegg chases down …

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, …

Captive State Blu-ray Review

Phoenix Rising Captive State is not typical apocalypse. It’s normalcy, really. The people of Chicago still drive. Newspapers continue to print. Events happen at Soldier Field. Nine years after …

This Island Earth Blu-ray Review

Metaluna Nightmare It’s tragic the mutant aliens of This Island Earth became the film’s calling card. The bulbous brainy head, green skin, goggle-like eyes, and pincher hands came to …

The Trigger Effect Blu-ray Review

Elisabeth Shue’s Most Entertaining Movie* A mysterious power outage cripples a city and put its citizens on edge in this smart ’90s thriller starring Elisabeth Shue, Kyle MacLachlan, and …

J.T. LeRoy Blu-ray Review

A Literary Hoax Comes To The Screen Based on true events, one of this century’s biggest literary hoaxes receives the full-blown biopic treatment starring Laura Dern, Kristen Stewart and …

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 …

Glass 4K UHD Review

Broken Glass Glass considers that comic books cannot exist. Sarah Paulson’s character refuses to acknowledge their existence; they need to be fantasy, a disease, as represented by three interconnected …