Ned Beatty


November 13, 2008 // 0 Comments

Often referenced as one of the best so called "sports films" ever made, 1993's "Rudy, " directed by David Anspaugh has in the last fifteen years transcended its label as a sports film and entered into the favorites list of [...]

Charlie Wilson's War

April 28, 2008 // 0 Comments

With a cast like Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Philip Seymour Hoffman under the direction of Mike Nichols, "Charlie Wilson's War" had to be a good film – or so you would think. It was for that reason that I decided to give the movie a [...]


October 12, 2007 // 0 Comments

It's no secret that the seventies brought some groundbreaking cinema to the forefront immediately after the huge success of "Easy Rider". It was the end of the John Ford/David Lean era of hugely expensive epics and the beginning of [...]

Superman: The Movie – Four-Disc Special Edition

December 18, 2006 // 0 Comments

Look! Up in the sky! It's…well, you know. We are all more than familiar with the Superman mythology by now, and over the past few weeks, it seems that every incarnation of the comic book legend has been spruced up, repackaged, and placed [...]

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 [...]

Ed And His Dead Mother

June 19, 2003 // 0 Comments

Looking at the cover and reading the back of the packaging immediately conjured up memories of Peter Jackson’s ’Dead Alive’ when I received a review copy of Pathfinder Home Entertainment’s ’Ed And His Dead Mother. In many ways the story [...]

Superman: The Movie

May 10, 2001 // 0 Comments

Wednesday, December 20, 1978. I had just gotten over a bout with walking pneumonia. One benefit was it kept me out of the 10th grade for four days. The down side was that it prevented me from seeing "Superman: The Movie" during its opening [...]


October 26, 1999 // 0 Comments

Although not a designated Collector’s Edition, Universal is serving up a pretty thick package with Eddie Murphy’s release of “Life”. The disc contains a widescreen version of the film in its 1.85:1 aspect ration in a beautiful anamorphic transfer. [...]