Is he or isn't he? That's the question at the heart of Series 1 (2006-07) of the highly stylized British cop drama Life on Mars (later adapted for a 17-episode U.S. run). Is Detective Sam Tyler (John Simm) mad, bad, or dangerous to know - which is to say, is he delusional, disjointed, or actually in a coma imaging Manchester circa 1973?
First with the just-released Diamond Edition of its 1942 classic, Bambi, and now with Tron: Legacy, Disney is including a Blu-ray bonus called Disney Second Screen. After downloading an app to your iPad or laptop computer, you enable the program in the disc's menu. The iPad/laptop now plays special features to coincide with your viewing of the Blu-ray on TV.
We know. . . Halloween movie rentals can be as tired and well-worn as the costumes. How many Draculas do you think you're going to see? How many Freddy Kruegers? How many Jason Vorheeses? If you're tired of seeing them hogging the punchbowl, why are you still cramming them into your DVD and Blu-ray player every year? This All Hallow's Eve, get creative and infuse some fresh blood into your horror viewing routine. Read on for some ideas.
This is the first Disney HD title I've viewed, and sadly it wasn't a particularly auspicious launch. On standard-definition DVD Eight Below seemed fine, but with the higher resolution of Blu-ray, there just doesn't seem to be enough detail.