by • November 8, 2012 • Blu-Ray, ReviewComments (0)147

Blu-ray Review: FIRE WITH FIRE

Studio: Lionsgate Films
Rating: Rated R for strong violence, language and brief sexuality
MSRP: $24.99, but Amazon has it for $17.96.
Running Time: 97 minutes

What’s Going On?

Official Synopsis:

Murder, love and revenge are ablaze in Fire With Fire, the new action-packed thriller arriving on Blu-ray Disc, DVD, Digital Download, On Demand and Pay-Per-View November 6, 2012 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.  From the producer of Street Kings16 Blocks and Righteous Kill and directed by David Barrett (TV’s “The Mentalist”), the heart-pounding film follows a fireman’s unexpected course of action when he’s threatened by a white supremacist that he’s testifying against in a murder case.  Fire with Fire stars record-breaking box office superstars Josh Duhamel (Transformers), Bruce Willis (The Expendables 2), Rosario Dawson (Unstoppable) and Vincent D’Onofrio (TV’s “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”).

Who’s In It:

 Bruce Willis
 Rosario Dawson
 Josh Duhamel
 Vincent D’Onofrio
 Richard Schiff
 Vinnie Jones
 50 Cent
 Julian McMahon
 Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson

If You Like…:

Law and Order: Criminal Intent, you’ll enjoy this. Vincent D’Onofrio even seems to forget he’s in a movie and not the Law and Order spinoff.

Special Features:

  • Commentary with Director David Barrett and Cinematographer Christopher Probst
  • Actors’ Commentary
  • Behind the Scenes with Interviews
  • Extended Interviews with Cast and Crew
  • Trailer Gallery

The Technical Gist:

Video codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Video resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: 2.38:1
Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1

English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

The Verdict:

Bruce Willis has been in a lot of movies lately, and they’re not all that great (except for Looper). If you’ve got fond memories of Willis or any of the other actors in this film, keep those memories, SKIP this release.


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