Nicolas Cage

National Treasure

February 13, 2006 // 0 Comments

Personally speaking, I did not watch National Treasure when it came out in theatres or even when it came out on DVD. In fact, who knows if I would have seen it at all if it wasn't for the fact that I'm reviewing this UMD release of the film. I [...]

Lord Of War: Special Edition

January 23, 2006 // 0 Comments

Wow, "Lord of War" is an eye-opener, to say the least. I don't pretend that we live in a peaceful world void of guns and brutality, but this film is sure to blast open any preconceived notions about violence and the reality of the worldwide [...]

Gone In 60 Seconds

September 30, 2005 // 0 Comments

Hummers, Ferraris, Porsches, Mercedes, and a 1967 GT Ford Mustang. But does this thing have a plot? Randall 'Memphis' Raines is a luxury car thief. And he's successful. But this business is risky. Someday, something is going to go wrong. So [...]

National Treasure

April 22, 2005 // 0 Comments

Judging from its trailers, ’National Treasure’ looked quite bit like and ’Indiana Jones’-style of film, but upon viewing Buena Vista Home Entertainment’s DVD of the film, it turned out that it has actually a lot more in common with ’The [...]

Vampire’s Kiss

March 10, 2003 // 0 Comments

He’s currently nominated for an Oscar for his work in "Adaptation" and he already won the coveted statuette for "Leaving Las Vegas, " but for me the benchmark Nicolas Cage performance arrived in 1989 with the pitch black comedy [...]

The Rock

March 19, 2001 // 0 Comments

The Criterion Collection defines itself as "A series of important classic and contemporary films." Now, the question is, does "The Rock" fit that description? "The Rock" initially presents itself as just another high-tech, [...]

Bringing Out The Dead

May 18, 2000 // 0 Comments

In our fevered ’been there, done that’ culture, people sometimes disregard the fact that great artists often revisit themes over the course of their creative lives. How many times did Hitchcock explore the idea of someone falsely accused? The works of [...]

Fast Times At Ridgemont High

December 21, 1999 // 0 Comments

Universal Home Video has prepared a brand-new 16×9 enhanced widescreen transfer for this DVD release, and the result is a great looking presentation of the movie. It provides a great level of detail and perfectly restores the movie’s original color [...]


December 10, 1998 // 0 Comments

“Face/Off” is presented in an anamorphic transfer in its original 2.35:1 widescreen aspect ratio. The image is superb and flawless without even the slightest noise or pixelation. The overall picture is sharp and very well defined; shadows are solid [...]

City Of Angels

November 8, 1998 // 0 Comments

It’s hard enough to find truly stylish romantic movies these days, and it is even harder to find and experience romance in our busy real lives. "City of Angels" will resurrect that "true romantic" feeling deep inside you. The film [...]
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