• Cas Harlow

    Blu-ray Reviewer

    Cas Harlow works as the Movie Review Co-ordinator for AVForums and is responsible for all the Cinema, Streaming, Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray content, organising the movie coverage, PR screenings, PR discs and competitions, and producing reviews and articles for the site, as well as participating in the podcasts.

    Cas has been reviewing movie content and discs for over 15 years, is an avid film buff and is our resident movies expert, having reviewed several thousand titles both on the Big and Small Screen, across DVD, HD DVD, Blu-ray and now Ultra HD Blu-ray. Cas is also a non-practicing Barrister and practicing Solicitor and has a degree in Electronic Engineering and a Postgrad in Law.

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    Gotti Blu-ray Review

    John Travolta delivers his best performance in years in this undercooked look at 'The Teflon Don' in Gotti, out on Blu-ray

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 24, 2018 at 7:32 AM

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    Escape Plan II Blu-ray Review

    The sequel that no one asked for turns out to be a straight-to-video quality dud barely paid lip service by supposed star Stallone, and out now on Blu-ray

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 23, 2018 at 8:10 PM

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    Patriot Games 4K Blu-ray Review

    The Jack Ryan 4K Collection continues with Patriot Games, a prequel-turned-sequel/soft reboot, which introduced the world to the most memorable actor in the role, Harrison Ford.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 23, 2018 at 8:10 PM

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    The Hunt for Red October 4K Blu-ray Review

    Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan 4K Blu-ray Collection hits UK shores, with a stunning first feature: the greatest submarine action-thriller of all time, The Hunt for Red October.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 23, 2018 at 8:09 PM

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    Clear and Present Danger 4K Blu-ray Review

    Settling into the role with a meatier story, Harrison Ford made a great sequel with Clear and Present Danger, the third film in the Jack Ryan 4K Collection.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 23, 2018 at 8:08 PM

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    Netflix's Maniac Review

    True Detective's Cary Fukunaga deliver's Netflix's latest Black Mirror-esque offbeat sci-fi drama, Maniac.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 23, 2018 at 3:02 PM

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    Solo: A Star Wars Story 4K Blu-ray Review

    Neither as gritty as Rogue One, nor as divisive as The Last Jedi, the arguably unnecessary Solo is a fun but fluffy and overlong diversion which looks and sounds great in 4K with Atmos

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 23, 2018 at 2:58 PM

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    The Purge Series 1 Review

    After spawning a surprisingly successful franchise from a high concept idea, The Purge hits the small screen as a TV series picked up by Amazon Prime in the UK.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 19, 2018 at 11:08 AM

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    Salvador Blu-ray Review

    Golden Era Oliver Stone, with James Woods at the top of his game, Salvador is a hard hitting war film that makes its UK Blu-ray debut courtesy of Eureka

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 16, 2018 at 7:15 AM

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    Deadpool 2 4K Blu-ray Review

    Doubling down on laughs and effects, Deadpool 2 is a superb sequel, enjoying all the irreverent self-aware humour that made the first great, and looking and sounding great in 4K with Atmos

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 16, 2018 at 7:13 AM

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    On Chesil Beach Blu-ray Review

    Saoirse Ronan continues her strong run after Lady Bird with this contemplative tale of sex and marriage.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 15, 2018 at 7:28 AM

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    Lucky Review

    The late, great Harry Dean Stanton pulled off one last gem in this quietly sobering little indie flick about mortality

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 14, 2018 at 10:47 AM

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    The Predator Review

    Shockingly closer in standards to the AvP spin-offs than its own direct predecessors, Shane Black's The Predator is an utter mess.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 13, 2018 at 7:31 AM

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    Bad Boys II 4K Blu-ray Review

    Bloated and blunt, Bay’s blockbuster beast of a sequel may not be as good as the first, but it's still a lot of fun, and looks and sounds spectacular in native 4K with Dolby Atmos.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 11, 2018 at 6:42 AM

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    Bad Boys 4K Blu-ray Review

    Back when Smith, Lawrence and Bay were all happy to have fun without pretentious aspirations, we got Bad Boys, and now we get it in native 4K.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 11, 2018 at 6:40 AM

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    I Feel Pretty Blu-ray Review

    Amy Schumer gets self-Shallow Hal'd in the feel-good comedy, I Feel Pretty, out now on Blu-ray.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 9, 2018 at 7:49 AM

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    Entebbe Blu-ray Review

    Taking a more documentary-style approach to the events that inspired The Delta Force, Entebbe somehow drains the tension out of an extremely tense situation.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 9, 2018 at 7:47 AM

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    Marvel's Iron Fist Season 2 Review

    Netflix delivers a punchy sophomore season of Marvel's Iron Fist, with solid antagonists and a hero who can finally fight, all wrapped up in Dolby Vision with Dolby Atmos to boot.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 8, 2018 at 8:07 PM

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    Final Score Review

    Sky Cinema Original Films picks up a nice little Die Hard-in-a-stadium variant with Final Score, starring Dave Bautista.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 7, 2018 at 3:18 PM

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    Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan Season 1 Review

    After two failed reboot attempts, the Amazon Original TV Series Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan hopes to finally do justice to the CIA analyst turned reluctant action hero.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 1, 2018 at 7:44 AM

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    Death Line Blu-ray Review

    Network release a restored Blu-ray version of the 70s cult slasher horror Network, with Donald Pleasance stealing the show.

    by Cas Harlow, Aug 26, 2018 at 7:08 AM

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    The Deer Hunter 4K Blu-ray Review

    The Deer Hunter celebrates its 40th Anniversary with a stunning new native 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray package that does justice to this masterpiece.

    by Cas Harlow, Aug 22, 2018 at 7:39 AM

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    The Equalizer 2 Review

    One of the most reliably watchable legends in the industry, Denzel Washington, commits to his first ever sequel in this violent but somewhat pedestrian follow-up to 2014's The Equalizer.

    by Cas Harlow, Aug 17, 2018 at 11:04 PM

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    Police Story 2 Blu-ray Review

    Jackie Chan's solid sequel, Police Story 2, earns a new 4K-remastered Blu-ray release courtesy of Eureka

    by Cas Harlow, Aug 17, 2018 at 7:43 AM

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    Police Story Blu-ray Review

    Jackie Chan's career defining Police Story is finally done justice with Eureka's new 4K-remastered Blu-ray release

    by Cas Harlow, Aug 16, 2018 at 8:41 AM

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    Von Ryan's Express Blu-ray Review

    Von Ryan's Express makes its belated UK bow on Blu-ray courtesy of HMV, but it's hardly a pristine remaster

    by Cas Harlow, Aug 12, 2018 at 7:34 AM

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    1984 Blu-ray Review

    Famously written in 1948, George Orwell's novel 1984 was actually adapted in 1984, distilling the classic ideas into an equally prophetic look at a totalitarian future dystopia.

    by Cas Harlow, Aug 12, 2018 at 7:33 AM

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    A Quiet Place 4K Blu-ray Review

    The Office's John Krasinski delivers an impressive directorial effort with this gripping and subversive high concept horror, hitting 4K with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos

    by Cas Harlow, Aug 9, 2018 at 5:23 AM

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    Flesh + Blood Blu-ray Review

    Eureka bring the early Paul Verhoeven / Rutger Hauer medieval romp Flesh + Blood to UK Blu-ray

    by Cas Harlow, Aug 6, 2018 at 6:43 AM

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    The Death of Superman Blu-ray Review

    Returning to remake their very first animated movie, 2007's Superman: Doomsday, The Death of Superman is familiar territory, albeit done right this time.

    by Cas Harlow, Aug 5, 2018 at 8:17 AM

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