9 April 2012 12:34 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – There are a few movies that I absolutely adore — the ones that come to mind when people ask me what I think are the best films ever made. More often than not, they are the films that first shaped the way I look at cinema when I first moved past the New Releases section at the video store to the classics of the medium. One such film is Roman Polanski’s stunning “Chinatown,” a film that has lost absolutely none of its timeless power in its recently-released Blu-ray restoration complete with new special features and interviews. It may sound cliched, but “Chinatown,” especially in HD, really looks like it could have come out last year. And it would have been the year’s best movie.

Rating: 5.0/5.0

The Blu-ray arrival of “Chinatown” is not just ushered in with the quality of the film itself or a spectacular HD transfer but »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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