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An Epiphany: This decade is the Second Wave of the Digital Revolution in film and TV — It’s time to evolve

I read this post, alongside the many news reports about the 2019 Academy Awards lobbying for the qualification of the Alfonso Cuaron film “Roma,” being a Netflix film with minimal theatrical release

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: ‘Day of the Falcon’

Coming out on a single-disc Blu-ray package, the action-adventure drama "Day of the Falcon," originally titled “Black Gold” for the international market, features a soaring epic that centers on two rival kingdoms' bloody war during the dawn of the oil boom in the Middle East. Exploring the themes of love, honor, greed, family pride, betrayal, and traditions, it follows the story of star-crossed lovers whose families get caught up in a reignited conflict after the discovery of oil between their territories. This film by award-winning director Jean-Jacques Annaud, also the helmer of "Enemy at the Gates" and "Seven Years in Tibet,"

Blu-ray Review: ‘Empire of the Sun’ 25th Anniversary Edition

The 1987 World War II epic "Empire of the Sun" releases on a DigiBook package consisting of a Blu-ray disc and a DVD. This two-disc set serves as the film's 25th Anniversary Edition offering. A powerful portrait of lost innocence in a foreign land, this tale becomes a compelling adaptation of J.G. Ballard's best-selling, semi-autobiographical novel of the same title. The narrative reflects his own coming-of-age story about living as a prisoner in an internment camp at a young age. This cinematic opus helmed by Steven Spielberg features a very young Christian Bale on the lead role. It also stars a

Blu-ray Review: ‘Hitchcock’ (2012)

This motion picture combines drama and comedy in attempting to demystify the man behind the legendary horror and suspense opuses.

Blu-ray Review: ‘Silver Linings Playbook’

This 2012 romantic dramedy adapted from Matthew Quick’s novel ‘The Silver Linings Playbook’ features a touching tale of loving and letting go.

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.

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