Jul 052013
 

Dead Man Down is a rare film in Hollywood, one that puts character first and action/thrills second, and both fronts are mostly successful. The chemistry between Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace is palpable and although it was “one the nose”, the lost soul’s aspect to their characters is a nice touch. The Blu-ray released by Sony has outstanding audio and video transfers while the features are pretty basic.

 

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Jul 052013
 

Dead Man Down is a rare film in Hollywood, one that puts character first and action/thrills second, and both fronts are mostly successful. The chemistry between Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace is palpable and although it was “one the nose”, the lost soul’s aspect to their characters is a nice touch. The DVD released by Sony has good audio and video transfers while the solo feature isn’t worth the time.

 

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Jun 082012
 

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is a satisfying sequel but at nearly 130-minutes, it does get a bit long in the tooth by the two-hour mark. Even so, the continuing chemistry between Downey and Law is fantastic and the new additions of Jared Harris and Noomi Rapace makes this at least a worthwhile rental. The Blu-ray itself has an excellent audio and video transfer and while the features have much to be desired, the Maximum Movie Mode with RDJ was fun to watch, even if it only totals ~30-minutes of screen time.

 

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Mar 142012
 

Warner Brothers has announced the date and released artwork for the adventure crime drama-comedy, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows starring Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Noomi Rapace, Rachel McAdams and Jared Harris. The follow-up to the 2008 hit is directed once again by Guy Ritchie. Check out the artwork and features by clicking the link below or image to the left.

 

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