Category Archives: DVD and Blu-Ray

Win a copy of the spy thriller Damascus Cover starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and John Hurt on Blu-Ray

In this dramatic thriller, a veteran spy is sent undercover to smuggle a chemical weapons scientist and his family out of Damascus. Within days of arriving things start to go wrong; he’s being followed, his partner doesn’t show up, and a mysterious group of men are trying to kill him. Soon, this supposedly routine mission unravels completely, revealing a string of murderous conspirators. Now, marked for death and caught amid a maddening puzzle, he must risk everything in a desperate bid to escape Syria and ultimately save his life.... Continue Reading

Win a Blu-Ray copy of Nicolas Cage‘s latest: the futuristic sci-fi action thriller The Humanity Bureau

The year is 2030, the world is a wasteland, and in a desperate attempt to restore society, the Government has created The Humanity Bureau – whose job is to assess and remove citizens deemed to be a burden on the system. When veteran Agent Noah Kross (Nicolas Cage) is sent to investigate the case of a single mother and her young son, it sets off a chain of events that could change everything exposing the Bureau’s secret methods and the fate of those it has judged.... Continue Reading

Win a copy of the gripping thriller A Quiet Place starring Emily Blunt on DVD

A Quiet Place is a taut and original thriller that follows a family who must navigate their lives in silence to avoid mysterious creatures that hunt by sound. Knowing that even the slightest whisper or footstep can bring death, Evelyn (Emily Blunt) and Lee (John Krasinski) are determined to find a way to protect their children at all costs while they desperately search for a way to fight back.... Continue Reading

Blu-Ray Review: Stronger (USA, 2018) is a hero’s story that tugs at your heartstrings

Stronger is the second film to be released about the Boston Marathon bombing. While Patriot’s Day focused on the manhunt for the terrorists, Stronger is about the victims of the tragedy and one man’s story in particular. This film is ultimately an inspirational look at a man who was left a double amputee and how he rebuilt his life in the aftermath.... Continue Reading

Blu-Ray Review: Game Night (USA, 2018) brings the laughs from start to finish

Whether it’s an old-fashioned detective story (Murder on the Orient Express), a children’s adventure (Young Sherlock Holmes), a romantic farce (Blind Detective) or a flat-out comedy (Clue), the murder mystery is the type of genre staple that can result in lots of fun, particularly if it involves audience participation. If 2018’s latest comedy Game Night can live up to those examples, we’ll be in for a treat.... Continue Reading

Blu-Ray Review: Ready Player One (USA, 2018) crams a massive, fascinating documentary into its home release

“Somehow I managed to maintain my calm facade, when inside I was just a little boy losing his mind” – Ernest Cline, while on the sound stage with composer Alan Silvestri, whose music, he said, was being played endlessly while he wrote the novel. Later, he trades a signed copy of his own book for a signed Back to the Future soundtrack (on vinyl of course) – a moment of peak nerdism if there ever was one, and if that happens to be a word. This is the sort of wonderful content that you’ll find crammed into the single disc Australian blu-ray release of Ready Player One.... Continue Reading

Win a copy of Darkest Hour starring Gary Oldman, on DVD

Gary Oldman took home just about every award under the sun (including the Oscar) for his performance as Winston Churchill in the gripping and emotional drama Darkest Hour. As Hitler’s army nears the United Kingdom, it is up to Britain’s leader Churchill to lead his nation against impossible odds in the critically acclaimed and six-time Academy Award nominated Darkest Hour.... Continue Reading