Blu-Ray Review – Force 10 from Navarone

Force 10 From Navarone is, obviously, the sequel to The Guns of Navarone. Made around 15 years later, none of the cast returns – which is really never a good sign. Both films were loosely based on books by Alistair MacLean, a well-known writer of popular thrillers in the 50s and 60s. Where Eagles Dare … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Force 10 from Navarone

Blu-Ray Review – The Beast Must Die

This British horror film was released by Amicus in the early 1970s. It’s basically an Agatha Christie-type plot with a bit of a supernatural twist involving a werewolf. They’re trying to figure out who the werewolf is—there isn’t much more to it than that. The film arrived in the wake of the first couple Blaxploitation … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – The Beast Must Die

Blu-Ray Review – Takeshi Kitano Collection (Violent Cop / Boiling Point / Sonatine)

Violent Cop Slow, constant, steady. Violent Cop is a contemplative movie, even as ruthless masculinity courses through its veins. This is a film about an unorthodox, dirty cop but is very tranquil for a movie of that kind. It shows the calmness of letting life happen, and through that comes an acceptance of violence. The bone-shattering violence … Continue reading Blu-Ray Review – Takeshi Kitano Collection (Violent Cop / Boiling Point / Sonatine)