For my 5 and 6 year olds, it was a little inappropriate. This disc also includes English and Spanish subtitles. There is flicker in isolated areas of the 1. Really enjoyed it, It has no bloody scenes and I appreciate the thrilling moments of suspense where you can help yourself to grab the hand of whoever is with you, waiting for the Shark to attack. Those that abandon ship are faced with the race of their lives, for as soon as they enter the water a Great White shark catches their scent and the white-knuckled chase is on! The trip was supposed to be a holiday for Luke Damian Walshe-Howling , his friend Matt Gyton Grantley , Matt's girlfriend Suzie Adrienne Pickering , and Matt's sister and Luke's former girlfriend Kate Zoe Naylor - and so it was until their yacht hit a reef and capsized. A team of marine biologists and geologists investigate the clues of how the reef was born what makes it thrive and how it may disappear within our lifetime.
One of the great things about this Australian movie is that it was actually shot out on the water in Harvey Bay , and the shark footage is real shot specifically for this movie. Unfortunately, that's exactly the situation the characters of The Reef find themselves in when their boat strikes a reef and capsizes in the waters of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The transfer is clean from any annoying artifacts or debris. Roland's terrific but Wagner is less than acceptable. It had the fear aspect, shark footage that looked legit and the attacks were very well done. There's no hope for the extraneous characters as they begin to be pulled under by the murderous shark.
This time he's decided to take his friends with him. Discs mentioned in this article: Click for specs and reviews Blu-ray. The Rhys Family fishing boat, captained by patriarch Thomas Rhys Richard Boone arrives. Directionality isn't overly impressive, but does its job when frantic people scream about sharks out of frame. You can find the latest specs for 'The Reef' linked from our , where it's indexed under July 19. The earliest CinemaScope releases, in 2. It has its tense moments and it's hard not to picture yourself in the same situation.
Audio: How does it sound? The music is well presented also, while dialogue is clear throughout. Though he's been fine in many other roles since, Wagner, then just 23, is too much the pretty boy and hopelessly miscast, though he tries hard. It's kind of fun to see the actors behind the scenes and seeing that they actually filmed the movie only 20 or so feet from a sandy beach. Baker, one of the three credited directors, and producer Mark A. Some of the shark footage looks noticeably different from the footage of the actors. The Extras Absolutely no extras whatsoever are provided on the Blu-ray platter. CinemaScope was here to stay.
Soaking up the Australian sun, taking in the sights of the open ocean. Directed by Naoko Yamada, the 2017 film which is only now making its way to disc in the West tracks the evolving relationship between Shōya Ishida, a school bully, and Shōko Nishimiya, a young girl with a hearing disability. They do exactly what they shouldn't do, splashing around all over the place as they cling to one another in fear. Fearing that they will be lost at sea with no way to seek help, the group of friends decide to swim to a nearby island. John Cho, Rebecca Hall, and Daniel Dae Kim head the English voice cast. Felicity Jones stars as the future Supreme Court justice in Mimi Leder's drama, which focuses on Ginsburg's early career and, in particular, a landmark gender discrimination case she was a part of.
Carroll Naish and the rest of the crew of the Aegli return to port at Tarpon Springs with another disappointing catch of sponges, laboriously picked from the ocean floor in a cumbersome diving suit. Determined to get back their stolen catch, Mike leads the crew to lily-white Key West, where their determination impresses Thomas, and more so his daughter, Gwyneth Terry Moore , who falls for brash, conceited Tony at first sight, but not jealous Arnold, who's anxious to wed the free-spirited girl. . He decides the journey through the beautiful waves would be more fun with his friends, so it becomes a group outing. A quick rescue is out of the question, which means staying on the boat poses a serious survival risk. I am sure those looking for more camp, blood soaked shark action will be let down, but those after a good, tense thriller will be satisfied.
As melodrama the picture works. There's a strong supporting cast including Laurence Fishburne, Michael Peña, Dianne Wiest, Andy Garcia, Alison Eastwood, and Taissa Farmiga , but critics mostly found it unsubstantial and underdeveloped. Option 1 is to stay on the slowly sinking boat and hope they are rescued before it goes down - but there is very little traffic in that area, the boat's old distress beacon can only be picked up by a plane flying overhead, and the current is pushing them out toward the ocean. It's a sufficient, but underwhelming video presentation. When the shark gets closer and closer they lightly splashing water can be heard panning through the soundfield adding some audible terror to the experience. The Robe, premiering in mid-September 1953, had been a big-scale biblical epic, while How to Marry a Millionaire, debuting in early November, was an all-star romantic comedy, with location scenes film in New York City and upstate. I do think this mix could have been a little more immersive in that regard, but it still gets the job done.
In order to come to terms with the arrival of his baby sister, a little boy travels through time to meet his relatives at different ages, including his sister as a teenager. Beneath the 12-Mile Reef was shot almost entirely on location, mostly in Key West and Tarpon Springs, Florida, and showed off CinemaScope's versatility underwater. There's nothing that sets 'The Reef' apart from movies such as 'Open Water' which go for a more intimate horror experience where people tread water hoping that sharks won't mistake their flailing legs for yummy treats. Blacks aren't as deep as they could be, often times crushing out clearly defined edges. Quickly, the group realizes they are not alone. It's nothing but smooth sailing. Overview - Ship delivery man Luke Damian Walsh-Howling is accompanied by four friends Gyton Grantley, Adrienne Pickering, Zoe Naylor, Mark Simpson as he charts a yacht to its new owner.
Frequently I was distracted by the choppy lines surrounding characters, the poor lip-synch and jerky motion, and of course lots and lots of video noise. Seuss-esque it ain't , other times it wants to be funny there are a couple of chuckles , and ultimately it just wants to be good, but, well. When her past reemerges in her present, she must deal with the demons still troubling her. Bush, Steve Carell as Donald Rumsfeld, Tyler Perry as Colin Powell, LisaGay Hamilton as Condoleezza Rice, and Lily Rabe and Alison Pill as Liz and Mary Cheney. They are forced to choose: stay on board with slim hope of rescue, or swim twelve miles to the nearest island…through shark-infested waters. If that synopsis sounds familiar, it should.