Tag Archive for 'Billy Ray'

Overlord (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Now this is a “Brian” film!  I started off last year believing Overlord was a fourth installment in the J.J. Abrams Cloverfield universe.  By mid year we were all aware that was not true.  Boo!  Overlord is so much better than that direct to Netflix Paradox feature.  If you don’t take my word for it, […]


Secret In Their Eyes (Blu-ray Review)

With a strong cast and a talented writer/director at the helm, remaking the 2009 Argentine film The Secret In Their Eyes (which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Film) seemed like a decent enough idea. I am happy to recommend the original film, as it is strong piece of filmmaking in al regards. This Americanized-version, […]


‘Captain Phillips’ On Somali Tides (Movie Review)

There are many great moments in Captain Phillips, the drama that recreates the true story of a hijacking of a container vessel by Somali pirates that took place in 2009, based on the memoir of Captain Richard Phillips.  One moment that comes to mind is a look that Tom Hanks gives during an early part […]