Archive for March, 2011

Last Tango in Paris on Blu-ray

Last Tango in Paris on Blu-ray

| March 13, 2011

More so than MGM’s concurrent Blu-ray releases of Moonstruck and Rain Man, Bernardo Bertolucci’s masterpiece Last Tango in Paris absolutely required an HD upgrade– one that was long overdue. As with the Moonstruck Blu-ray, this is not the best transfer I’ve ever encountered, plagued with sporadic debris and the occasional anomaly in brightness fluctuation which […]

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The Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D

The Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D

| March 13, 2011

The Ultimate Wave Tahiti follows surfing champion Kelly Slater on a pilgrimage to the shores of Tahiti. There, he and Tahitian surfing legend Raimana Van Bastolaer wait out the famed Tahitian Teahupo’o Demon Waves that make for some of the best surfing in the world. The feature itself is presented in both 3D and 2D […]

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Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia 3D

Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia 3D

| March 13, 2011

Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia offers audiences the opportunity to experience the world of dinosaurs, as envisioned by the world’s foremost paleontologists, in the comfort of their living rooms in Blu-ray 3D. The feature itself is presented in both 3D and 2D formats on Blu-ray to accommodate those without 3D capabilities, and it is the 2D […]

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Fagbug Update: Car Owner Receives Death Threats

Fagbug Update: Car Owner Receives Death Threats

| March 11, 2011

Last summer I reviewed the very thought-provoking documentary, Fagbug. Erin Davies had come out to her Volkswagen Beetle one day to find someone had painted “u r gay” and “fag” on it because of a small rainbow sticker she had on the car. While waiting for several days for the insurance company to view the […]

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Murder Investigation Team

Murder Investigation Team

| March 9, 2011

Take part of Prime Suspect, part of Law & Order UK, and part CSI and blend them together and this is what you’ll end up with. A smart, driving police procedural that probes the darkest reaches of the common criminal mind in order to solve murder. Originally broadcast on A&E in the U.S. and on […]

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Character Approved: Honoring 12 Cultural Trailblazers

Character Approved: Honoring 12 Cultural Trailblazers

| March 8, 2011

A few years back USA Network started recognizing their niche in the entertainment world. They tagged their entertainment efforts as “characters welcome.” The network realized what their own brand of entertainment across shows such as Burn Notice and Royal Pains had character as well as interesting characters. Through this, the network created the Character Approved […]

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Waiting for Dublin

Waiting for Dublin

| March 7, 2011

It has been a good year for Irish film. And now Cinema Libre Studio has released Waiting For Dublin, a wonderfully warm and humorous period comedy set at the end of World War II. In the last days of World War II, two planes crash on the tiny coastal village of McGilligan’s Point in Ireland. […]

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The Norman Conquests

The Norman Conquests

| March 6, 2011

The Norman Conquests is a hodgepodge of acts of betrayal and emotions surrounding two married couples and one man’s sister, along with her unclaimed suitor. Passions flare and tempers rise when the three couples cross paths at a country house one weekend. It all begins with the arrival of Reg (Richard Briers) and his wife, […]

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Batman The Brave And The Bold, Season 1 Part 2

Batman The Brave And The Bold, Season 1 Part 2

| March 6, 2011

This is a release of the remaining episodes from The Brave And The Bold Season 1 (Part 2). If you only know The Dark Knight and don’t care anything about the Batman’s long and varied history, then this series likely is not for you. While the animated TV series, just as did the comic book […]

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The Man From Nowhere

The Man From Nowhere

| March 6, 2011

Somewhere in his past, CHA Tae-sik spent a little time behind bars, and we are never sure why. But now he tries to lead a quiet life, running a pawn shop in his high-rise apartment building. A true loner, his only connection to the rest of the world are his few customers and the young […]

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