Thai filmmaker M.L. Bhandevanop Devakul’s recreation of the Kurosawa Akira classic Rashomon is visually stunning, but a classic should never be fooled around with. This remake misses all the nuance of the Kurosawa original.
Chalk up The Apparition as yet another attempt at the ‘found footage’ craze. Only this attempt lacks any originality.
Even though Magnolia’s Blu-ray is technically solid as the genre goes, I just couldn’t get into Apartment 143. Unless you’re a big fan of the film, I’d say avoid this one.
Alien visitations, flying machines, and buried alien bodies are all speculated upon in this collection that brings together the first episode from all four seasons of this History Channel series.
Clive Owen puts in a valiant effort, but this latest psychological horror-thriller from director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo fails to live up to its promise.
This original anime series from Aniplex’ and TV Tokyo’s Anime no Chikara project is a winner in this premium edition from NIS America packed in a sturdy, glossy slipcover and stuffed with a collectible 36-page hardcover art book.
Eureka satisfy cinephiles once again with a triumphant release of the masterful classic supernatural thriller Ugetsu monogatari from Japanese director Kenji Mizoguchi in this reference quality dual-format release from their Masters of Cinema series.
A twisted animated horror tale, Where the Dead Go to Die looks great on Blu-ray and should appeal to the hardcore cult-horror fan.
Dennis Quaid does his best in a not so great role, but Beneath the Darkness is a lame thriller all around despite his best effort.
Part 3 of this fantastic anime series darkens the mood a little bit, but doesn’t sacrifice the fun, delivering some unexpected turns, revelations and all the action fans have come to expect.