Articles by Ed Peters

After the Fox

August 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

After the Fox is the perfect 1960’s celluloid time capsule. Everything about it – the story, the cinematic style, the separate artistic components, even the poster art – creates not only a lithe entertainment but holds a mirror to the “anything [...]

Belated Thoughts about CES 2016

February 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

The exhibits have long been dismantled and shipped home. Weary journalists have re-scattered across the globe. Las Vegas is already welcoming the next trade assemblage into its glittering arms. With the exception of print magazines awaiting their lead [...]

Deep Catalog Blu-ray Wish List for 2016

December 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

As 2015 shrinks in the rear view mirror, the home entertainment community welcomes 2016 with both optimism and ambivalence. Sure, there’s great excitement over the launch of yet another disc-based format, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray. 4K Blu promises greater [...]

Pulling the 4K Trigger on Black Friday

November 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

The fever starts just after Halloween. At first, it’s a vague, nondescript but growing yen. Within a few weeks, the hunger amplifies to a fathomless intensity. But while Thanksgiving is supposed to slake any magnitude of nutritional deprivation, no [...]

The Legacy Blu-ray review

October 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

“I wonder what subtle form of manslaughter is next on the program.” Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant) to Philip Vandamm (James Mason), North by Northwest In revisiting 1978’s The Legacy via Scream Factory’s new Blu-ray release, Thornhill’s darkly [...]

Ultra HD Blu-ray: What if they threw a format and nobody came?

August 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

On Monday, August 24th, the Blu-ray Disc Association officially started licensing the Ultra HD Blu-ray spec to consumer electronics manufacturers and content providers. As a home entertainment collector, I should be jumping for joy. The fruition of [...]

“The Battle of the Five Armies” ensues in November

August 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

In keeping with tradition, Warner Brothers Home Entertainment has just announced an Extended Edition of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, scheduling it for release on Blu-Ray Disc and DVD in November. “The Hobbit: The Battle [...]

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” is slated for an October release

August 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Marvel Studios has just announced the upcoming release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, scheduling the blockbuster movie to appear on DVD and Blu-Ray Disc in October! Good intentions wreak havoc when Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) unwittingly creates Ultron [...]

The Loft

August 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

When I received “The Loft” Blu-ray to review, I had barely heard of the film. I knew it was released earlier this year (in January, known among movie fans as the “studios dumping ground”) and it quickly disappeared from cinemas. Before watching [...]

“Orphan Black” appears on Blu-Ray and DVD in August

July 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

BBC Home Entertainment has just added Orphan Black: Season Three to its release schedule, lining up a DVD and Blu-Ray version of the TV show for August. After neutralizing the threat by the DYAD Institute and the ruthless clone Rachel (Tatiana Maslany), [...]
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