Detour Update – 4k Restoration and Bluray Way back when I had the idea of presenting reviews and analysis of all the major gold film reels of actual Noir titles featured in the game L.A. Noire. Life has a way of changing plans, so the project never got very far.
For one night only fans and newcomers alike were able to experience Scarface on the big screen. The film received the special treatment as an anniversary gift and celebration of it’s release into High Definition on Blu-ray. Check out the Scarface Limited Edition Humidor Gift Set post for information on
Scarlet Street is a 1945 Film Noir from Austrian director Fritz Lang. Lang was a master of the dark genre of German Expressionism which lent itself so well to the Noir genre. The British Film Institute titled him as the Master of Darkness. Lang was best known for the still popular
Notorious is 65 years old this year (2011) and stands out to many individuals as one of Alfred Hitchock’s finest films. It intertwines multiples genre, the spy/espionage thriller and the film noir, while at the same time being the most overtly romantic of his films. In fact, though actually an
The Warrior’s Way from director and writer Sngmoo Lee receives a wide release this weekend. It stars an excellent Korean actor by the name of Jang Dong-gun, probably best known state-side for the Korean war epic film Taegukgi: The Brotherhood of War. This is an English-language film and the supporting
I’m trying to decide whether or not Jackass 3-D making $50-million is a sign of the apocalypse, a statement about the movie-going public or a simple representation of inflated ticket prices for 3D films. Most likely it’s a combination of all three. So, grab your kids, your laptop and head
I queued up 44 Inch Chest for a couple of reasons. The first being the amazing cast that it had listed, not the least of which are Ray Winstone and Ian McShane. The second reason would be that I have enjoyed many of the British Gangster films from the more
This is the sequel to The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and the second in the Millennium trilogy. The Millennium trilogy is a series of novels from the late Swedish author Stieg Larsson. It is called a trilogy, though a 4th book is partially completed and outlines for many more
I have heard a lot of people talk about The Last Starfighter as a “guilty pleasure”. I definitely won’t call it that. I have very few guilty pleasures in life as I feel no guilt for the things I have liked in my lifetime (well in film and music anyway…).
**** Update – Check out the review on The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo sequel, the Girl who Played with Fire now! **** Two quick reviews for you guys of The Warlords and Girl with the Dragon Tattoo on Bluray. Also, I just received the God of War Collection from
Hey folks, this evening I wanted to share two mini-reviews for a movie and a game. The movies is Moon and the game is Darksiders, hence the oh-so-clever post title. For you non-gamers, I will start with the Moon review. Moon – Sam Rockwell I finally got to watch Moon
Hello, hope this day finds everyone well and enjoying some sunshine like we are doing today in Oregon. I watched the Inception film on Thursday and finally got around to posting my article today. I wanted to think about the film and discuss it with friends before I presented my