The Dark Knight on Blu-ray

Can you believe that it’s been four years since The Dark Knight was in theatres? It’s true. It was released in 2008. And it’s been four years since I’ve seen The Dark Knight.  But now seems like a good time to refresh myself, so I can really whet my appetite for The Dark Knight Rises.  And whet my appetite it did. I have a bad habit of diminishing Christopher Nolan films in my mind the more time that passes since I’ve... Read More

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island on Blu-ray

When I was a young child, anything that had the word ‘journey’, ‘mysterious’ or ‘island’ in it, I totally would have been hooked. So you can imagine how excited I was when Warner Brothers sent me a copy of Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. I didn’t realize this was a sequel, so I just assumed the 2 stood for ‘two times the excitement of a normal movie about mysterious islands’.  I was wrong,... Read More

Inception on Blu-ray

Rumor has it that Christopher Nolan spent ten years writing the script for Inception. Truth be told, this barely seems like enough time to wrap one’s mind around so creative a world, let alone think it all up.  Of course, Nolan had the wiggle room that a dream world provides.  There is no exact defining of the relationships between reality and dreams, or to a dream within a dream within a dream, what is possible, what is not possible.  Still,... Read More

The Dark Knight

There’s not really much left to say about ‘The Dark Knight.’  It was a fantastic film.  But everybody knows that.  One visit to TDK Rottentomatoes page will reveal critic after critic falling all over themselves to praise this film almost to no end, calling it a classic, comparing it to Scorsese’s ‘The Departed, and De Palma’s ‘The Untouchables,’ and giving it Oscar buzz like the year was already... Read More