Chinese (Traditional)FrenchGermanItalianJapanesePortugueseRussianSpanishSerbian

SEVERED CINEMA TEE
Severed Cinema Official T-Shirt Now on Sale!


Severed Cinema

RANDOM SICKNESS

 
Severed Cinema review of Torment - Enchanted Architect - Unearthed Films
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

INTERVIEWS
Old School Italian: A Severed Cinema Interview with Actor Franco Garofalo

Bringing Back Erotic Horror: A Severed Cinema Interview with Filmmaker Domiziano Cristopharo

Bending Morality: The World of Marian Dora - A Severed Cinema Interview

BOOKS
Book Review: A Whole Bag of Crazy: Sordid Tales of Hookers, Weed, and Grindhouse Movies - Happy Cloud Media

Book Review: Texas Shlock by Bret McCormick

MUSIC
Music Review: Coven - Witchcraft Destroys Minds and Reaps Souls - Akarma

Music Review: Comus - First Utterance - Rock Fever Music

Music Review: No Please Not in my Mouth - Poison Rouge - White Gardenia
 





Mutant Chronicles - Blu-Ray Print E-mail
User Rating: / 4
PoorBest 
Written by Chris Mayo   
Wednesday, 09 September 2009


Buy Eden Log on DVD from Amazon.ca - www.Severed-Cinema.com

Directed by: Simon Hunter
Written by: Philip Eisner
Produced by: Stephen Belafonte, Tim Dennison, Peter La Terriere, Pras, Edward R. Pressman
Cinematography by: Geoff Boyle
Editing by: Sean Barton, Alison Lewis
Music by: Richard Wells
Special Effects: Graham Longhurst
Cast: Thomas Jane, Ron Perlman, Devon Aoki, Sean Pertwee, Benno Fürmann, John Malkovich, Anna Walton
Year: 2008
Country: USA
Language: English
Color: Color
Runtime: 101 Minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1 16x9 1080p
Audio: English 5.1, DTS-HD Master Audio
Distributor: http://www.magpictures.com/
Studio: http://www.magnetreleasing.com/
Official Website: http://www.mutantchroniclesthemovie.com/

http://severed-cinema.com/images/horizon.jpg

Mutant Chronicles was originally a pen-and-paper role-playing game released in 1993.  It has since become a popular franchise, producing card game, miniature games, videogames, novels, comics, and currently a new film based on the game.  The movie has now been released from the folks at Magnet Releasing and Magnolia Home Entertainment on both Blu-Ray and DVD.  Let’s take a look at the Blu-Ray edition.

The foundation for Mutant Chronicles is centered on a machine crash-landing on Earth from space, sometime during the end of the Ice Age.  The machine’s sole purpose was to change man into mutant.  A Warrior named Neachdainn and an army of men set out to overcome the machine and managed to seal it deep beneath the Earth.  Ever since, the descendants of Neachdainn, called The Brotherhood kept all knowledge of this machine in a bible type book called the sacred book of the chronicles.

Flash forward to the 28th century and the world is split into four corporations: Mishima in the East, Bauhaus and Imperial in Europe and Africa and Capital in the West.  They all battle for whatever natural resources are left.  Bauhaus and Capital are currently battling one another.  Little do they know, but between their battlegrounds sits our ominous machine waiting to be freed.  The obvious comes next and one of the attacks breaks the centuries old seal and all Hell breaks loose!  Now the world is overrun by humanoid mutants with a bone-claw-arm, similar to Baraka from Mortal Kombat.  These mutants slaughter everyone in slashing distance to varying degrees of gruesomeness.  People are disemboweled, disembodied and lacerated in every-which-way.

Constantine (John Malkovich), presumably the world’s leader, orders the evacuation of Earth.  The catch is, only select citizens are permitted a boarding pass.  Now enter Brother Samuel (Ron Perlman) into the picture.  With the permission of Constantine, he assembles an army of reluctant men on a last chance suicide mission to the centre of the Earth.  Beguiled by Earth evacuation passes for all participants, a team is assembled including soldier, Major Mitch Hunter (Thomas Jane).  Will Brother Samuel’s army of men (and one woman) be able to thwart the mutant’s Earth supremacy?

Mutant Chronicles is an epic-style piece of filmmaking.  The main cast is all genre veterans by now and fit snugly into their corresponding roles.  Much of the film is shot akin to 300, on a big scale, predominantly in front of green-screens filled with a ton of CG.  This creates a post-apocalyptic style world that really only CG could accomplish these days.  It definitely lends to the film’s believability and enhancement of the set-pieces and the like, but it does have some detractions as well.  The film contains a lot of slashing, gashing, gunplay, swordplay and other violence but what’s problematic is that the blood and gore in these sequences is so blatantly fake and cartoonish.  I don’t know if it’s from the CG itself or the Blu-Ray format, but when someone gets sliced and diced or shot with a hail of bullets the blood just pops off the scene as if telling you, “pay extra attention to how digital and fake I look.”  Aside from that objection -- which will be major to some but minor to others -- the film is still a collision of genres to behold.  There’s action, adventure, sci-fi and horror amalgamated nicely into an overall fun FX adventure.  If you’re into modern grandiose sci-fi FX driven cinema then you’ll love Mutant Chronicles .  Either way it makes for a great popcorn movie and really makes the most of the Blu-Ray format.

horizontal line

 SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL:

- Commentary
- Making of
- Deleted Scenes
- Green Screen & Storyboard Comparisons
- Promotional Teaser Short Film
- Making of Promotional Teaser
- Interviews with Cast and Crew
- HDNet: A Look at Mutant Chronicles
- Storyboards
- Concept Art
- Visual Effects
- Comic-Con Panel Q&A
- Webisodes
- Trailers

Mutant Chronicles crashes to Earth from Magnet Releasing and Magnolia Home Entertainment.  This Blu-Ray release is presented in a 16x9, 1.85:1 aspect ratio with a high definition 1080P transfer.  The film looks stellar (aside from the blatantly digital blood, but that may or may not be a transfer issue).  The audio is presented with English 5.1, DTS-HD Master Audio and sounds stellar as well.  The supplemental features accompanying this pristine release are of monster magnitude.  I don’t think there could be any more features tacked on to this release.  The extra features will have fans scanning the material for literally hours.  There’s a commentary by director Simon Hunter and star Ron Pearlman.  There are six deleted scenes running 8-minutes in length.  There is a ‘Green Screen & Storyboard Comparisons’ section running 14-minutes.  There is a promotional teaser for the film running 7-minutes which is less refined than Mutant Chronicles but has some great gore.  There are 26-minutes of interviews with the cast and crew.  Not to mention an ‘HDNet: A Look at Mutant Chronicles’ featurette, storyboards, concept artwork, visual effects, a Comic-Con panel Q&A and Webisodes which are online sections of the film.  The best supplement however, is the 108-minute ‘Making of the Mutant Chronicles’ which covers absolutely everything one would want to know about making a film of this scale.  This making of covers prosthetic FX, storyboarding, set design, read-through’s, green screen shots and more.  Rounding out this Blu-Ray are trailers for Surveillance, Splinter, Chocolate and District B13.

 RATING:
VIDEO: 1.85:1 16x9 1080p 1 Skull - Severed Cinema1 Skull - Severed Cinema1 Skull - Severed Cinema1 Skull - Severed Cinema1 Skull - Severed Cinema
AUDIO: English 5.1, DTS-HD Master Audio 1 Skull - Severed Cinema1 Skull - Severed Cinema1 Skull - Severed Cinema1 Skull - Severed Cinema1 Skull - Severed Cinema
DVD: Magnet Releasing, Magnolia 1 Skull - Severed Cinema1 Skull - Severed Cinema1 Skull - Severed Cinema1 Skull - Severed Cinema1 Skull - Severed Cinema
MOVIE: "Mutant Chronicles" 1 Skull - Severed Cinema1 Skull - Severed Cinema1 Skull - Severed CinemaNo Skull - Severed CinemaNo Skull - Severed Cinema

Comments
Add New Search
Robert  - Asics Gel Nimbus 17     |192.200.144.xxx |2019-02-13 14:30:09
Pandora Bracelets
Timberland Shoes
Yeezy Shoes
Nike Outlet Store Online Shopping
Adidas Shoes
Michael Jordan Shoes
Fjallraven Kanken
Nike Store Online
Asics Running Shoes
Nike Outlet Store
Goyard *spam*
Vans Shoes
Womens Nike Shoes
Nike Air Max 270 Women's
Adidas Originals Superstar
Pandora Jewelry Official Site
Fila Disruptor
Nike Sneakers For Women
Adidas Trainers Sale
Nike Shoes
Air Jordan Shoes
Nike Air Max 98
Timberland Shoes
Goyard *spam*
Adidas NMD
Adidas UK
Nike Outlet Store
Nike Running Shoes For Women
Christian *spam* Outlet
NMDS
Asics Running Shoes
Christian *spam* shoes
Adidas Outlet
Pandora Charms
Adidas Superstar Shoes
Adidas UK
Nike Air Max 95
Nike 720
Christian *spam* Shoes
Christian *spam* Heels
Adidas Trainers
Cortez
New Nike Shoes
Adidas Outlet
Pandora Charms Sale Clearance
Nike Factory Outlet
Ultra Boost
Lebron Shoes
Pandora Charms Outlet
Pandora Store
Adidas Ultra Boost
Pandora Bracelet
Nike Outlet
Adidas Outlet
Christian *spam* Shoes
Air Max 270 Dusty Cactus
Ba...
Nicholas  - Nike KD 11     |192.200.144.xxx |2019-04-15 06:04:11
Adidas EQT Support Adv
Nike Outlet Online
Yeezy
Nike Factory Store Online
Nike Outlet Online
Adidas Superstar
Best Basketball Shoes
Pandora Jewelry
Adidas Outlet
Pandora Charms
NMD
Christian *spam* Outlet
Timberland Outlet
Fjallraven Kanken Backpack
Adidas Yeezy Boost 350
Pandora Charm Bracelet
Air Max 270 Men
Nike Shoes
Christian *spam* Outlet
Nike Clearance Store
*spam* Outlet
Air Jordan Shoes
Skechers Go Walk
Goyard Bags
Pandora Jewelry
Nike Sneakers
Basketball Shoes
Adidas Yeezy
Adidas Superstar Shoes
Ferragamo
Christian *spam*
Ferragamo Belt
Adidas Shoes
Adidas Superstar
Yeezy Supply
Asics Running
Nike Shoes
Air Max 270
Nike Outlet Store
Adidas NMD
Nike Shoes
Nike Shoes Outlet Online
Christian *spam* Shoes
Pandora Charms
Asics Shoes For Women
Pandora Charms Outlet
Yeezys
Air Jordan Sneakers
Valentino Shoes Outlet
Nike Outlet Store Online
Adidas Sneakers
Adidas Yeezy 500
Air Jordan Retro
Asics Shoes
Asics Outlet
Pandora Bracelet Charms
Air Max 95
Valentino Sandals
Puma Shoes
Adi...
Nicholas  - Balenciaga     |68.68.32.xxx |2019-06-23 19:05:13
Asics Running Shoes
Fjallraven Backpack
Asics Running Shoes
Fila Shoes
Nike Shoes 2019
Ferragamo
Nike Outlet
Nike KD 11 shoes
*spam* Shoes
KD Shoes
Nike 270 Air Max
Yeezy
Christian *spam* Shoes
Ultra Boost Adidas
Nike Outlet Store Online Shopping
Adidas Sneakers
Pandora Charms
Nike Air Max 97 Ultra
Adidas NMD
Yeezy Boost 350 V2
Pandora Jewelry
Nike Clearance Outlet
Adidas Superstar
Adidas Yeezy
Nike Air Max 98
Nike Running Shoes
Yeezy Boost 350 V2
NMD
Nike Shoes Outlet Online Store
Pandora Official Site
Adidas Ultra Boost
Pandora Charms
Goyard Bags
Timberland Outlet
Nike Sneakers
Lebron James Shoes
Air Max 2019
Lebron 16 Shoes
Air Max 95
Pandora Jewelry
Christian *spam* shoes
Nike Shoes
Pandora Charms
EQT Adidas
Air Max 270 Men
Pandora UK
Adidas Yeezy 500
Balenciaga Shoes
Adidas UK
Pandora Charms
Air Max 98
Ferragamo
Superstar Trainers
Asics Running Shoes For Men
Adidas Originals
Valentino Sneakers
Nike Shoes 2019
Vans Shoes Outlet
New Nike
Stan Smith Adidas Sneakers
Asics Running S...
Joseph  - Hermes Belt Men     |68.68.32.xxx |2019-07-06 04:53:19
Adidas Ultra Boost
Nike Shoes
Michael Jordan Shoes
Nike Sneakers
Adida
Fitflops Sale Clearance
Lebrons Shoes
Adidas Ultra Boost
Cortez
Nike Cortez Women
Nike Outlet Online
Off White Shoes
Christian *spam* Outlet
Adidas Stores
Ultra Boost
Skechers Shoes
Goyard Bags
Nike Women's Running Shoes
Nike Shoes
Nike Factory
Adidas Outlet
Lebron 16
Pandora Outlet
Pandora Jewelry Outlet
Nike Off White
Puma Shoes
Adidas Stan Smith Sneakers
Red Bottoms
Pandora Jewelry Store
Adidas UK
Nike Clearance
Nike Outlet
Yeezy
Yeezy Shoes
Adidas Store
Air Max 270 Men
Adidas Yeezys
Nike Air Max 97
Adidas Yeezy
Pandora Bracelets And Charms
Nike Air Max 98
NMD
Christian *spam*
Nike Shoes
Nike Shoes Outlet Online Store
Adidas Trainers Sale
Christian *spam* Outlet
Pandora Necklace Women
Goyard Wallet
Nike Running Shoes For Women
Yeezy Boost 350
Nike Shoes For Men
Yeezy
Jordan 11 Retro
Asics Running Shoes
Nike Shoes
Adidas EQT Support
Valentino Shoes
Pandora Black Friday
Pandora Ring
Christian *spam* Heels
Nike A...
Write comment
Name:
Email:
 
Website:
Title:
UBBCode:
[b] [i] [u] [url] [quote] [code] [img] 
 
 
Please input the anti-spam code that you can read in the image.

3.22 Copyright (C) 2007 Alain Georgette / Copyright (C) 2006 Frantisek Hliva. All rights reserved."

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 09 September 2009 )
 
< Prev   Next >
© 2005-2019 Severed Cinema  |  Web Design by: Chris Mayo

Bookmark and Share