Quantcast

Tag Archive for 'Baz Luhrmann'

The Great Gatsby (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Before visiting The Great Gatsby theatrically, I strongly held the opinion that this was either going to be one of those films you’d love or you’d hate with absolutely no middle ground in the equation.  I know I found myself seriously conflicted in how I felt about it for months before I saw it.  The first trailer did […]

Share

Kori’s Top 10 MUST-SEE Films of 2013

So another year has come and gone way too quickly, bringing with it a long list of great movies as well as some I wish I could get the hours of my life back.  So with this being said, if you are anything like me, then you have a hard time choosing which movie to […]

Share

Brian White’s Indisputable Heavyweight ‘Top 10 Films of 2013’

The calendar year of 2013 was a tough one for me in the film department.  However, unlike my recent Top 10 Blu-ray list over here, where I struggled to even find ten Blu-rays that I really really liked in 2013 (only leaving off Cloud Atlas), I find myself faced with a smorgasbord of films that […]

Share

Brian’s Mouthwatering and Voluptuous Top 10 Blu-rays of 2013

Well, it’s that time of the year again and I have volunteered to go first with my Top 10 list of what I feel are MUST-OWN Blu-rays that were released in the calendar year 2013.  Now keep in mind, these are not necessarily my favorite movies of the year listed in order, but instead they […]

Share

The Great Gatsby (Blu-ray Review)

Before visiting The Great Gatsby theatrically this spring, I strongly held the opinion that this was either going to be one of those films you’d love or you’d hate with uncompromising passion, no middle ground in the equation.  I know I found myself seriously conflicted in how I felt about it for months before I saw […]

Share

The Great Gatsby Glitters On Blu-ray August 27th!

The “American Dream” comes to life when The Great Gatsby arrives onto the HD scene with Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital Download on August 27th from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment with over 90 minutes of special features.  I know I’m in the minority here, but its still in my Top 5 […]

Share

Brian White’s Top 5 Films of 2013 So Far…And A Quick Look Ahead

I’ve never really wrote a piece like this before on the site so early in the year as its usually something I step aside and graciously hand the reigns over to our “Godfather” of theatrical movie reviews, Mr. Aaron Neuwirth, to cover.  However, most recently I’ve become very concerned after I compiled and examined the […]

Share

The Great Production Values Highlight ‘The Great Gatsby’ (Movie Review)

A Baz Luhrmann-directed adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s acclaimed novel “The Great Gatsby” is either the summer blockbuster for everyone else or the obscure one that joins the fold of all the others.  Everyone that has gotten their fill of superheroes, disaster films, alien invasions, and other high concept ideas, now has the option of […]

Share

The Irresistible ‘Great Gatsby’ (Movie Review)

Before entering Tuesday evening’s press screening of The Great Gatsby, I strongly held the opinion that this was either going to be one of those films you’d love or you’d hate with uncompromising passion, no middle ground in the equation.  I know I found myself seriously conflicted in how I felt about it these past […]

Share

Baz Luhrmann Retrospective and The Great Gatsby Preview – Just Seen It

In honor of the remake of The Great Gatsby, Leah, Kevin and Liz offer a retrospective on the movies of director Baz Luhrmann and a preview of his next film – The Great Gatsby.   WATCH US ON PBS SOCAL Saturdays at 6PM or pbssocal.org/justseenit

Share

Strictly Ballroom Special Edition (DVD Review)

Baz Luhrmann got his big break by directing Strictly Ballroom which of course led to William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, and the final installment of his Red Curtain Trilogy Moulin Rouge, which was then followed by Australia.  Like most of his movies, Strictly Ballroom is highly theatrical and has a heightened drama to it that […]

Share

William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet (Blu-ray Review)

Baz Luhrmann’s version of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is a highly stylized retelling that sets the story in modern times.  The second movie in Luhrmann’s self-described Red Curtain Trilogy (preceded by Strictly Ballroom and followed by his masterpiece of Moulin Rouge).  In this movie, Luhrmann was stretching his wings and trying out new and […]

Share

Moulin Rouge (Blu-ray Review)

“Welcome to a celebration of TRUTH, BEAUTY, FREEDOM, and above all things, LOVE.”  Hallelujah!  My “Holy Trinity” is now complete on Blu-ray!  Well, what I meant to say is that I could not be happier now that my favorite three films of all-time are ALL finally on the Blu-ray format.  Oh yeah, dummy me; I […]

Share

Sing and Dance at the Moulin Rouge this Fall!

“The hills are alive with the sound of music!”  My number three movie of all-time will grace the Blu-ray format in all its high-definition beauty and vibrancy this fall.  Yep, that’s right. Fox Home Entertainment has officially announced, dated and detailed Moulin Rouge for an October 19th Blu-ray release date.  I’m so excited!  And I […]

Share