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    Back to the Future Part II 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Back to the Future Part II 4K Blu-ray Review
    One of the best sequels of all time, Back to the Future Part II doubles-down on the time travel hijinks, looking even more impressive than the first movie in 4K, with Dolby Vision and Atmos leaving it in the best shape it's ever been.  
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    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie Blu-ray Review
    Over a decade after Breaking Bad first landed, and long after it ended with some finality, this excellent spin-off sequel proves there was clearly still some unfinished business to address.  
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    Back to the Future 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Back to the Future 4K Blu-ray Review
    Robert Zemeckis' 1985 all-time classic Back to the Future jumps onto Ultra HD Blu-ray with mostly impressive native 4K Dolby Vision and Atmos, as part of a lavish must-have trilogy set.  
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    Olympus Has Fallen 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Olympus Has Fallen 4K Blu-ray Review
    The unexpectedly good first film in the series debuts on 4K as part of a German trilogy release, boasting Dolby Vision and a much cleaner image than the Blu-ray, mostly thanks to a very liberal application of DNR.  
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    Finding the Way Back Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Finding the Way Back Blu-ray Review
    An excellent character piece with Ben Affleck on fierce, fine form, after missing its Theatrical Window and premiering on digital, this underacknowledged gem at least gets a Blu-ray release.  
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    300 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    300 4K Blu-ray Review
    Zack Snyder's stylish 2007 adaptation of Frank "Sin City" Miller's iconic Spartan graphic novel 300 gave us the definitive angry action man in Gerard Butler, and now charges onto the definitive 4K format with a thunderous new Atmos track.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Ghost in the Shell 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Ghost in the Shell 4K Blu-ray Review
    Mamoru Oshii's classic 1995 adaptation of Shirow Masamune's seminal manga Ghost in the Shell gets a native 4K upgrade complete with Dolby Vision.  
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    Whiplash 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Whiplash 4K Blu-ray Review
    Beating its way through a dual character study and psychological drama, Whiplash is a tremendous film which deservedly landed actor J. K. Simmons his first Oscar, now earning a 4K and Atmos upgrade from Sony.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Full Metal Jacket 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Full Metal Jacket 4K Blu-ray Review
    Kubrick's 1987 war classic, Full Metal Jacket, earns itself a stellar native 4K release, affording fans the perfect excuse for a likely long-overdue rewatch.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows 4K Blu-ray Review
    A great start and a tremendous end mostly make up for a lazy middle with this 2011 follow-up to 2009's Ritchie/Downey Jr. Sherlock Holmes reboot, which also enjoys a 4K bow.  
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    Vertigo 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Vertigo 4K Blu-ray Review
    Continuing our look through the stunning Hitchcock Classics Box Set we fall over ourselves for Vertigo.  
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    Psycho 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Psycho 4K Blu-ray Review
    Concluding our look at the stunning Hitchcock Classics Collection Box Set we come to Psycho in an all new version which is even more shocking!  
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    Sherlock Holmes 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Sherlock Holmes 4K Blu-ray Review
    With a third movie in the pipeline for next year, and Iron Man a thing of the past, now seems like the perfect time to revisit Robert Downey Jr.'s excellent turn in Guy Ritchie's superbly stylish Sherlock Holmes.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Rear Window 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Rear Window 4K Blu-ray Review
    Four classic Hitchcock thrillers come to UHD with all new native 4K images; we're taking a look at them all starting with Rear Window.  
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    The Birds 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    The Birds 4K Blu-ray Review
    Continuing our look at the Hitchcock Classics Collection set, we turn our attention to The Birds.  
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    Superman: Man of Tomorrow Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Superman: Man of Tomorrow Blu-ray Review
    Possibly a soft reboot of the DC Animated Movie Universe after the excellent but climactic Apokolips War, Man of Tomorrow reintroduces a young Superman, and throws the bounty hunter Lobo and the Martian Manhunter into the mix too.  
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    The Goonies 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    The Goonies 4K Blu-ray Review
    Fan favourite The Goonies gets a winning 4K makeover.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Beetlejuice 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Beetlejuice 4K Blu-ray Review
    Tim Burton's madcap ghost story Beetlejuice arrives on 4K Blu-ray with a supernaturally good picture.  
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    The Fifth Element 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    The Fifth Element 4K Blu-ray Review
    The Fifth Element celebrated its 20th Anniversary with an impressive 4K bow but, three years later, Studiocanal somehow tops it with a Dolby Vision-enhanced 4K version in the UK.  
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    Hereditary 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Hereditary 4K Blu-ray Review
    Dark, doom-laden and depressing, but that's enough about lockdown, let's look at Hereditary in 4K, only available in the US.  
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    Walkabout Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Walkabout Blu-ray Review
    Nic Roeg's classic eschews the Criterion treatment on this side of the pond, instead landing a lavish brand new 4K-scanned Limited Edition Blu-ray packed with exclusive features.  
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    Spartacus 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Spartacus 4K Blu-ray Review
    Kirk Douglas heads up an all star cast in Spartacus, whose native 4K picture in this new release rivals the very best there is.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Backdraft 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Backdraft 4K Blu-ray Review
    Ron Howard takes an all star cast, and some of the best practical pyrotechnics cinema will ever see, and crafts one hell of a thrilling firefighting actioner, all of which makes for a glorious native 4K release in the US.  
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    Deathstroke: Knights and Dragons Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Deathstroke: Knights and Dragons Blu-ray Review
    After Mortal Kombat: Scorpion's Revenge, DC goes similarly ultra-violent for this superb reimagining of sometimes villain, sometimes anti-hero Deathstroke.  
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    Pitch Black 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Pitch Black 4K Blu-ray Review
    Back when Vin Diesel was a bit more of an unknown entity, hungry to impress, this impressive low budget indie sci-fi gem arrived, now making for Arrow's first foray into UHD with a stellar native 4K Dolby Vision presentation.  
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    Lawrence of Arabia 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Lawrence of Arabia 4K Blu-ray Review
    The final disc in the stunning Columbia Box Set, Lawrence of Arabia, does not disappoint, in fact it might be the best disc ever released.  
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    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure 4K Blu-ray Review
    Definitely a product of its time, Bill & Ted hasn't exactly aged well, but it's harmless PG entertainment given unsurprisingly excellent 4K treatment by Studiocanal.  
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    A League of their Own 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    A League of their Own 4K Blu-ray Review
    We turn our attention to the penultimate disc in the amazing Columbia Classic Box Set, A League of their Own, whose 4K makeover knocks the ball out of the park!  
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    Gandhi 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Gandhi 4K Blu-ray Review
    Continuing our look through the Columbia Classics Box Set we come to Richard Attenborough's epic Gandhi, whose lavish photography in native 4K and Dolby Atmos makeover, leave you breathless.  
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    Dr Strangelove 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Dr Strangelove 4K Blu-ray Review
    Continuing our look at the Columbia Classics set, we turn our attention to Dr Strangelove, in all its absurdity, which is stunning in 4K.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Mr Smith Goes to Washington 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Mr Smith Goes to Washington 4K Blu-ray Review
    Continuing our look at the Columbia Classics Box Set, we enjoy Mr Smith Goes to Washington; full of charm and belying its age with a stunning native 4K image.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Jerry Maguire 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Simon Crust
    Jerry Maguire 4K Blu-ray Review
    We are taking a look through the whole of the Columbia Classics box set in all its glory; first up Jerry Maguire, which looks and sounds terrific in native 4K.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Flash Gordon 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Flash Gordon 4K Blu-ray Review
    Wildly overacted, nonsensical, with cheap effects that haven't aged well at all, Flash Gordon is an unbelievably entertaining ride, held together by some tremendously over the top set and costume design and one hell of a score from Queen - all of which makes for an unmissable native 4K box set.  
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    Gangs of London Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Gangs of London Blu-ray Review
    The bone-crunchingly-wincing hit TV show from Raid's Gareth Evans brings the exquisitely choreographed ultra-violence he's become renowned for home on Blu-ray.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    A Rainy Day in New York Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    A Rainy Day in New York Blu-ray Review
    Hardly a sunny time in his own career, Woody Allen's latest rainy New York rom-com aims for knowing meta satire but often comes closer to just plain irritating.  
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  • Movies & TV Review

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    Fantasy Island Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Fantasy Island Blu-ray Review
    Needlessly attempting to leverage a franchise name from a 70s show few people will even remember, Fantasy Island's attempt to infuse horror into the 'classic' cautionary tales only succeeds in an all-round resounding failure.  
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    Pennyworth Season 1 Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Pennyworth Season 1 Blu-ray Review
    Nobody ever asked for a prequel series about Batman's butler, Alfred, but we got one - the surprise is that it's pretty good.  
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    Films in desperate need of a disc release

    by Andy Bassett
    Films in desperate need of a disc release
    What long-forgotten or poorly distributed movies would you like to see get a loving Blu-ray or 4K disc release from a specialist distribution company like Arrow? See what others have suggested in the discussion thread.  
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    Samsung Blu-ray players not working for many owners

    by Andy Bassett
    Samsung Blu-ray players not working for many owners
    Samsung has yet to give an official response to reports that many of its Blu-ray player models have started malfunctioning over the weekend.  
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    Dolittle 4K Blu-ray Review

    by Cas Harlow
    Dolittle 4K Blu-ray Review
    Dolittle looks and sounds stunning in 4K but no amount of perfected animal CG can fix this faux Welsh dubbed mess.  
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