Articles by Murray Wasylnuk

Total Recall

January 29, 2007 // 0 Comments

What would you do if someone stole your mind? I remember hearing that line as if it were only yesterday. Sitting in a dark theater as the teaser for "Total Recall" began to play on the big screen. I can still picture that vast shot of deep space [...]

Basic Instinct

January 17, 2007 // 0 Comments

Director Paul Verhoeven successfully weaves perverse sexuality and erotic bloodshed in the shockingly daring and original "Basic Instinct". Stirring up quite the amount of controversy within the gay community of San Francisco during it's [...]


December 20, 2006 // 0 Comments

David Lynch sure managed to anger devoted fans of Frank Herbert when he decided to bring the novelists story of "Dune" to the screen back in 1984. Following his less than stellar presentation that never came close to box office expectations, [...]

Superman: The Movie

December 15, 2006 // 0 Comments

It's simply been a long time since I last sat down to watch the original "Superman", or any of it's sequels for that matter. I now had the chance to view the newest addition to the HD-DVD catalog lineup, 1978's "Superman: The [...]


December 12, 2006 // 0 Comments

Admired for it's well executed and technically accurate portrayal of real life firefighting situations, director Ron Howard's 1991 production of "Backdraft" is now available on HD DVD. "Backdraft" initiates a somewhat sombre [...]

Eagles: Farewell 1 Tour: Live In Melbourne

December 5, 2006 // 0 Comments

The Eagles, one of the all-time classic bands with roots that go back to the phenomenally popular era of seventies rock in Southern California, showcase their musical talents in their latest live endeavor, 'The Eagles: Farewell 1 Tour: Live from [...]

Mission: Impossible: III

December 1, 2006 // 0 Comments

Hot on the heels of his Academy Award win for "Capote", Philip Seymour Hoffman leaps into the action genre by becoming a sadistic weapons dealer in the third installment of the "Mission Impossible" franchise. Having slightly higher [...]

Four Brothers

November 29, 2006 // 0 Comments

John Singleton blends blaxploitation and his love of the spaghetti western theme to produce an original spin on the typical revenge plotted story with his latest film "Four Brothers". Set in Detroit's mostly blue collar neighborhoods, four [...]

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

November 27, 2006 // 0 Comments

Having grown up watching the original "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" with Gene Wilder in the lead of Willy Wonka, yet not seeing the film for quite a few years, I took some time to revisit this classic tale. Around the same time, Tim [...]

Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines

November 22, 2006 // 0 Comments

For as long as I can remember, I have always employed "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" as a reference point for testing out a new format as well as to showcase all the best that my home theater had to offer. I have done so since the early days of [...]
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