Nov 012010
 

Overall, A Nightmare on Elm Street is just a plain nightmare for all the wrong reasons. It’s not the least bit scary and the acting by Haley is utterly laughable with each of his numerous, eye-rolling cackles. I do think the movie tries to do some things to make the film more visually interesting but visuals are only a quarter of the battle and that isn’t nearly enough to save this trash.

 

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Oct 262010
 

Predators may not have been as successful of a franchise reboot as last year’s Star Trek in terms of quality, but as someone who wasn’t as enamored with the original as some, I thought there were some elements that did work and the casting was well done. The Blu-ray has good audio and video presentations and the features are pretty good.

 

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Oct 252010
 

Romeo + Juliet may not have struck the right chord for me, but in this case I can actually understand how someone may become immersed in the film as Luhrmann’s visuals are fantastic and the performances all around are actually pretty good especially considering the old Shakespeare dialogue they had to use.

 

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 10/25/2010  Blu-ray Reviews Tagged with: ,
Oct 172010
 

I’m not entirely sure how The Rig even got financing since you don’t have any major talent outside of William Forsythe and while he is a great character actor and provides some much needed depth versus the acting from many unknowns forced to read a less than stellar script with terrible dialogue.

 

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 10/17/2010  DVD Reviews Tagged with: