An elegant modern
Wolfman, Wolf links business world politics with the animal world ethos of
survival of the fittest. Jack Nicholson has one of his best roles in recent years as the wolf
bitten book publisher. While director Mike Nichols focuses on the internecine ways of modern
business, Wolf keeps a dynamic center of gravity. It is only in its latter scenes when
some hokey special effects put this Wolfman on the wrong footing.
Nicholson howling. ©Columbia Tristar
Michelle Pfeiffer is on hand as the
rebellious romantic interest and James Spader oozes his way through the role of ruthless publishing
This one's a beauty of a DVD with stunning anamorphic images. Shadow
detail is balanced perfectly, color is consistently dynamic. Viewed anamorphic, Wolf approaches the
seamlessness of film. The Dolby 5:1 sound is a delight with enhanced impact and presence compared
to the Dolby 2-Channel track. Put this one in your Christmas stocking and take it out every full
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Street Gangs, or Vietnam:
The Hollywood Pariah, and many more....
Preston Sturges was Hollywood's resident comic genius for more than a decade. His movies are
timeless. Click on his image to read all about it.
Gary Morris's insightful publication Bright Lights
Film Journal turns the celluloid in films from a unique perspective. Click on the image above
for more pure movie views.
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Imaging Science Foundation
The Imaging Science Foundation promotes proper standards in home theater viewing. ISF trained
technicians offer monitor calibration services to consumers. The difference in a properly
calibrated monitor can be astounding. Click on the image to find an ISF member near you.
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