Articles by Chris Thompson

The Cowboys

July 6, 2007 // 0 Comments

I'll just start off by mentioning I had never had the opportunity to see Mark Rydell's film "The Cowboys" until recently, and I'm glad I waited, I am thrilled to be able to witness it for the very first time on HD-DVD! Released in [...]

Black Snake Moan

June 29, 2007 // 0 Comments

I was truly taken by surprise by Craig Brewer's darkly comic and utterly brilliant film "Black Snake Moan." Because of a marketing campaign that turned me off, I simply shrugged this one off as controversial, independent self-indulgence [...]

Cruel Intentions

June 28, 2007 // 0 Comments

"Cruel Intentions" is a movie has developed something of a following since its debut in 1999. It is something you will either love or hate, depending. Viewing it on Blu-ray is actually the first time I've ever had the chance to see it all [...]

Blood Diamond

June 22, 2007 // 0 Comments

Edward Zwick has directed a number of wonderfully crafted dramas that also deliver in the action department among other things. "Glory" and "The Last Samurai" come to mind immediately. Being a fan of these two films, I was genuinely [...]

Weeds: Season 1

June 14, 2007 // 0 Comments

Showtime has definitely been home to some good shows over the years, "Penn & Teller's BS" and "Masters of Horror" are two that I have always quite liked. I haven't had a chance to catch "Weeds" on the network [...]

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

May 31, 2007 // 0 Comments

Being a fan of the first DVD release of "Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl", I have somehow avoided watching its sequel, "Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" up until now. All of the hype of its [...]


May 25, 2007 // 0 Comments

The story begins with a native Mayan tribe hunting together, and after the successful hunt, playing tricks on one another. On their way home they encounter another tribe, the first of a series of foreboding events which are all part of a prophecy [...]
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