Batman Forever – 4K UHD Review

Batman Forever is a 1995 American superhero film directed by Joel Schumacher and produced by Tim Burton, based on the DC Comics character Batman. It is a sequel to the 1992 film Batman Returns and the third installment of the Burton-Schumacher Batman film series, with Val Kilmer replacing Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne / Batman. The film also stars Tommy Lee Jones, Jim Carrey, Nicole Kidman, Chris O’Donnell, Michael Gough, and Pat Hingle. The plot focuses on Batman trying to stop Two-Face and the Riddler in their villainous scheme to extract confidential information from all the minds in Gotham City and use it to learn Batman’s identity and bring the city under their control. In the process, he gains allegiance from a young, orphaned circus acrobat named Dick Grayson, who becomes his sidekick Robin, and meets and develops feelings for psychiatrist Dr. Chase Meridian, which brings him to the point to decide if he will lead a normal life or if he is destined to fight crime as Batman forever.

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Batman Returns – 4K UHD Review

Batman Returns is a 1992 American superhero film directed by Tim Burton, based on the DC Comics character Batman. It is a sequel to the 1989 film Batman and the second installment of Warner Bros. initial Batman film series, with Michael Keaton reprising the role of Bruce Wayne / Batman. The film, produced by Denise Di Novi and Burton, also stars Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle, and Michael Murphy. In Batman Returns, Batman must prevent the Penguin from killing all of Gotham City’s firstborn sons while dealing with Selina Kyle/Catwoman, the former secretary of businessman Max Shreck and who seeks vengeance against Shreck for attempting to kill her to hide his own plans to bring the city under his control.

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Batman (1989) – 4K UHD Review

Batman is a 1989 American superhero film directed by Tim Burton and produced by Jon Peters and Peter Guber, based on the DC Comics character of the same name. It is the first installment of Warner Bros.’ initial Batman film series. The film stars Michael Keaton as Bruce Wayne / Batman, alongside Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl, Pat Hingle, Billy Dee Williams, Michael Gough and Jack Palance. The film takes place early in the title character’s war on crime, and depicts a battle with his nemesis the Joker.

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A Star Is Born (Special Encore Edition) – Blu-ray Review

A Star Is Born is a 2018 American musical romantic drama film that was produced and directed by Bradley Cooper (in his directorial debut) and written by Eric Roth, Cooper and Will Fetters.  A remake of the 1937 film of the same name, it stars Cooper, Lady Gaga, Dave Chappelle, Andrew Dice Clay, and Sam Elliott, and follows a hard-drinking musical who discovers and falls in love with a young singer.  It marks the fourth remake of the original 1937 film, after the 1954 musical, the 1976 musical, and the 2013 Bollywood film, Aashiqui 2.

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi – 4K UHD Review

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (also known simply as 13 Hours) is a 2016 American biographical war film that was directed and produced by Michael Bay and written by Chuck Hogan, based on Mitchell Zuckoff’s 2014 book of the same name. The film follows six members of Annex Security Team who fought to defend the American diplomatic compound located in Benghazi, Libya after waves of attacks by militants on September 11, 2012. The film stars James Badge Dale, John Krasinski, David Giuntoli, Max Martini, Pablo Schreiber, and Tony Stephens.

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Isn’t It Romantic – Blu-ray Review

Isn’t It Romantic is a 2019 American satirical romantic comedy film that was directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson and written by Erin Cardillo, Dana Fox, and Katie Silberman. The film stars Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth, Adam DeVine, and Priyanka Chopra, and follows a woman, who after getting hit on the head, wakes up in a world where everything around her plays out like a romantic comedy film.

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Black Hawk Down – 4K UHD Review

Black Hawk Down is a 2001 war film that was directed and produced by Ridley Scott from a screenplay written by Ken Nolan. It is based on the 1999 non-fiction book of the same name that was written by journalist Mark Bowden. As an embedded journalist, he covered the 1993 raid in Mogadishu by the US Military, aimed at capturing faction leader Mohamed Farrah Aidid. The ensuing firefight became known as the Battle of Mogadishu. The film features a large ensemble cast, including Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Eric Bana, Tom Sizemore, William Fichtner, and Sam Shepard.

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13 Reasons Why: Season 2 – DVD Review

13 Reasons Why is an American teen drama web television series that was developed for Netflix by Brian Yorkey, based on the 2007 novel of the same name by Jay Asher. The series revolves around a seventeen-year-old high school student, Clay Jensen, and his deceased friend Hannah Baker, who has killed herself after having to face a culture of gossip and sexual assault at her high school and a lack of support from her friends and her school. A box of cassette tapes recorded by Hannah in the lead up to her suicide detail thirteen reasons why she chose to end her life. The series is produced by July Moon Productions, Kicked to the Curb Productions, Anonymous Content, and Paramount Television, with Yorkey and Diana Son serving as showrunners.

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Cold Pursuit – 4K UHD Review

Cold Pursuit is a 2019 American black comedy action film that was directed by Hans Petter Moland (in his Hollywood debut) and adapted from a screenplay that was written by Frank Baldwin. The film stars Liam Neeson, Laura Dern, Emmy Rossum, William Forsythe, and Tom Bateman. It is a remake of the 2014 Norwegian film titled In Order of Disappearance (Kraftidioten), also directed by Moland, and follows a snowplow driver who sets out for revenge on a local drug lord following the murder of his son.

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How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World – 4K UHD Review

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is a 2019 American computer-animated action fantasy film that is loosely based on the book series of the same name by Cressida Cowell, produced by DreamWorks Animation, and distributed by Universal Pictures. It is the sequel to the 2014 film, How to Train Your Dragon 2, and is the final installment in the How to Train Your Dragon film trilogy. Written and directed by Dean DeBlois, the film stars the voices of Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Cate Blanchett, Craig Ferguson, and F. Murray Abraham. The film’s plot follows Hiccup seeking a dragon utopia called “The Hidden World” while coming to terms with Toothless’ new bond with a female Light Fury.

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