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Blu-ray Review: ‘Argo’

"Argo" arrives in home video format via a two-disc combo pack that houses the film's Blu-ray, DVD, and digital copies, as well as a good number of extras. This critically acclaimed 2012 dramatic thriller follows the true-to-life tale of a federal agent assigned to get six Americans out of Iran during a 1979 hostage crisis in the U.S. embassy. His plan brings him to Hollywood where he sets up a near-impossible mission. The scheme involves the people waiting for rescue to act as film crew looking for international locations for a science-fiction movie project. Adapted from the novel "The Master of

Blu-ray Review: ‘Bangkok Revenge’

Releasing on a single-disc Blu-ray package, the 2012 action movie "Bangkok Revenge" revolves around the story of a vengeful man trained to become a killing machine. This film directed by Jean-Marc Mineo showcases many moments of adrenaline and appealing athleticism. It stars Jon Foo, Caroline Ducey, and Michael Cohen. As a young boy, the main character witnessed the brutal murder of his parents. After getting shot at point-blank range during the same tragic event, he miraculously survived the bullet in his head. However, this left him with a brain injury — disabling him to feel any kind of human emotion from

Blu-ray Review: ‘Django Unchained’

Quite impressively, director Quentin Tarantino allows the entire the film to fly by even with its three-hour length. He is able to translate both the technical and thematic values of his vision into an unabashedly post-modern tale of love and revenge.

Blu-ray Review: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Helmed by Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, this intense and thrilling piece of cinema chronicles the decade-long hunt for Al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the 9/11 attacks until his death at the hands of the Navy SEALs.

‘Watchmen’ Film Review: Deconstructing the film in reference to the graphic novel

“Watchmen” is visually brilliant but flawed in certain ways. Nevertheless, this eye-poppingly faithful adaptation is a carefully crafted as a lavish cult movie.

‘Beowulf’ (2007) Film Review: Motion-capture statement

For its time, “Beowulf” takes tremendous artistic license to blend CGI and motion-capture technology, then renders it in IMAX 3D to bring a level of hyperreality for the audience to savor on screen.

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