Nov 212015
 

Dangerous Game is an uneven and quite frankly frenetic film that happens to have some strong performances especially from Harvey Keitel that it keeps it from being a complete turkey. The Blu-ray released by Olive Films is rather limited with only a trailer and average-to-adequate video and audio transfers.

 

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Nov 142015
 

Shadows and Fog is one of the more forgotten films in Woody Allen’s repartee and for the most part, it’s not a bad little comedy though it is typical Allen in terms of his performance and writing. Clearly it’s nowhere near the quality of Manhattan or Annie Hall, or more recently Midnight in Paris, but it might be worth a watch.

 

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Dec 142012
 

Dick Tracy is hardly a perfect movie but star/director Warren Beatty does a tremendous job translating the source material into the feature film format. Between the art direction, production and costume designs, the visuals on the movie are fantastic and Beatty as Tracy was perfect. The Blu-ray unfortunately doesn’t have any features but the audio/video transfers make this a good purchase… at the right price.

 

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Mar 262012
 

Madonna: Truth or Dare is what looks like, an honest portrayal of a pop diva and while some of it gets a bit obnoxious for my taste; it at least kept my attention throughout its 2 hour running time. The Blu-ray is weak on features, the video is serviceable while the audio is good enough; that said, it’s probably a fine upgrade so long as the price is kept under $10 and, of course, you’re a Madonna fan.

 

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