On September 3rd (or mid-August if you're a lucky American), Universal will release a special blu-ray edition of Steven Spielberg's seafaring masterpiece Jaws, complete with a full high-definition restoration from the original camera negative, a 7.1 surround soundtrack, and an Orca-full of extras including the excellent and exhaustive documentary The Shark Is Still Working. It will also include the original mono soundtrack. For some, this begs the question - what is mono?
Haters will decry Peter Berg’s Battleship as a Michael Bay-esque monstrosity that panders unapologetically to the lowest common denominator, much like Bay’s heinous destruction of the good name Transformer. That would do a disservice to Berg’s picture, which whilst undeniably stupid and utterly over the top is by no means as bad as Bay’s pantheon of crap. In fact the biggest crime that can be levelled at Battleship is that it lacks one single original idea in its bloated 131 minute running time.
The information about Ghosbusters 3 is fast turning into its own soap opera, with more twists and turns than the average Walford narrative. The latest development comes courtesy of Bill Murray himself who suggests that he may still be appearing in the project.