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Mad Max – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Mad-MaxFans of visionary director George Miller (The Road Warrior, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdomeand Mad Max: Fury Road) and Oscar®-winning director/producer/actor Mel Gibson (Braveheart, Lethal Weapon) know well the dystopian action adventures of Max Rockatansky from the highly popular MAD MAX movies.  Relive the high-octane action, experience the visceral thrills, and see the beginning of this legendary road warrior before the brand new major motion picture hits theaters.  Scream Factory™ is proud to present MAD MAX Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™, packed with insightful bonus content, including all-new interviews with Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, director of photography David Eggby, special audio commentary, retrospective featurettes and much more! This definitive collector’s edition contains a collectible cover featuring newly rendered retro-style artwork and a reversible cover wrap featuring original theatrical key art. Continue reading ‘Mad Max – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)’

Debut of M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘The Visit’ Trailer

The VisitThe trailer for Universal Pictures’ The Visit has just debuted online.  I remember seeing this one before Unfriended (that’s a whole other story) and thought it looked really good and then I saw the name M. Night Shyamalan and sunk in my seat.  I have a love/hate relationship with the man, but nevertheless I’m a professional and willing to give the man another chance to win me over with his newest entry in the horror genre, The Visit.  After all, it is produced by Jason Blum who has been hitting one homer after another lately. Continue reading ‘Debut of M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘The Visit’ Trailer’

FIFTY SHADES DARKER Tease Exclusively on FIFTY SHADES OF GREY Blu-ray

Fifty Shades Darker TeaseYep!  You read that headline right!  There’s a Fifty Shades Darker tease exclusively on the May Blu-ray and Digital HD release of Fifty Shades of Grey.  Hell to the yeah!  The most talked about movie of the year Fifty Shades of Grey, starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan, arrives on Digital HD Friday, May 1st and on Blu-ray Friday, May 8th from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.   The release features more than two hours of bonus content including an exclusive tease of Fifty Shades Darkeran Unrated Edition of the film and an Alternate Ending.  Check out the new video below as well as a teaser still from Fifty Shades Darker.  Enjoy! Continue reading ‘FIFTY SHADES DARKER Tease Exclusively on FIFTY SHADES OF GREY Blu-ray’

TENTACLES & REPTILICUS Double Feature Coming From Scream Factory!

Tentacles-Reptilicus-Double-FeatureInvincible…Indestructible! Two underwater creature shockers on Blu-ray for the first time! Scream Factory proudly presents the monstrous arrival of Tentacles and Reptilicus in a double feature Blu-ray release on June 16, 2015.

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‘Beyond the Reach’ on Blu-ray & DVD June 16th

Beyond the ReachAcademy Award® winnerMichael Douglas (Best Actor, Wall Street, 1987) basks in the blazing desert sun in his most menacing role in years in the suspense-filled Beyond the Reach, arriving on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and Digital HD on June 16th from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. An Unrated version of Beyond the Reach will be available the same day on Digital HD including an extra five minutes of never-before-seen footage. The movie is currently available On Demand.  Director Jean-Baptiste Leonetti (Carré Blanc) delivers “the best cat-and-mouse thriller in years!” (Stuart Lee/WNYN-TV) with this gripping psychological action film that debuted at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.  Based on the crime novel entitled “Deathwatch” by Robb White, from a screenplay by Stephen Susco, Beyond the Reach also stars Jeremy Irvine (War Horse) and Ronny Cox (Total Recall, RoboCop).  Continue reading ‘‘Beyond the Reach’ on Blu-ray & DVD June 16th’

Suit Up with High Tailored Action With ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ On Blu-ray This June

kingsmanEasily one of the more enjoyable films of the year so far. Here’s the word on the upcoming Blu-ray: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment invites you to join KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE when it hits Digital HD™ May 15 and Blu-ray™ and DVD June 9. Matthew Vaughn, director of Kick-Ass and X-Men: First Class brings his own unique style to the genre while brilliant performances from Colin Firth, Samuel Jackson, Michael Caine and newcomer Taron Egerton have made spies more bad ass and awesome than ever. Continue on to learn more about this upcoming release and all the extra goodies that come with it.
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Lee Pace of ‘Halt And Catch Fire’ Talk Tech in Season One Clip

Halt-and-Catch-FireLee Pace and the creators of Halt And Catch Fire talk technology in this new DVD Bonus clip from the upcoming Season One release of the AMC 80’s tech drama.  Halt And Catch Fire: The Complete First Season will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on May 5th from Anchor Bay Entertainment​.  The bonus video, press release and everything else you need to know about this exciting television show Blu-ray release can be found below courtesy of my most favorite and the hardest working marketer in the world.  She knows who she is. Continue reading ‘Lee Pace of ‘Halt And Catch Fire’ Talk Tech in Season One Clip’

‘Chappie’ on Blu-ray & DVD June 16th!

ChappieIn the near future, crime is monitored by an oppressive mechanized police force. But now, the people are fighting back. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.  As powerful and destructive forces start to see Chappie as a danger to mankind and order, they will stop at nothing to maintain the status quo and ensure that Chappie is the last of his kind.  Continue reading ‘‘Chappie’ on Blu-ray & DVD June 16th!’

‘The DUFF’ Happens This May on Blu-ray

unnamedBreaking down barriers and erasing labels, the smart, honest, hilarious comedy The DUFF arrives on Digital HD on May 26th and will follow on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and On Demand on June 9th from Lionsgate Home Entertainment and CBS Films. Based on the best-selling book by Kody Keplinger, The DUFF reveals that while social media can amplify even the little things, high school social hierarchy hasn’t changed since the John Hughes era. Directed by Academy Award® winner Ari Sandel (Best Live Action Short Film, West Bank Story, 2006), The DUFF features some of today’s hottest stars, including Mae Whitman (The Perks of Being a Wallflower), Robbie Amell (TV’s “The Flash”), Bella Thorne (Blended), Bianca Santos (Ouija), Skyler Samuels (upcoming TV’s “Scream Queens”) Romany Malco (Showtime’s “Weeds”), Nick Eversman (Wild) along with Ken Jeong (TV’s “Community”) and Allison Janney (TV’s “Mom”).

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Bio-Dome (Blu-ray Review)

Bio-DomeRemember that unstoppable comedic force from the 90s by that went by way of “the weasel”.  That MTV personality that you couldn’t get enough of?  You know, John Sencio!  Okay, I’m kidding.  We’re talking about Pauly Shore.  A guy that I don’t think anyone wants to go back and admit they may have laughed about anything to do with him anymore.  His film, Bio-Dome is coming to Blu-ray and I was surprised (Or maybe not surprised) to find that its the first of his major or lead starring films to hit the format.  Considering there was a time where I did enjoy Pauly Shore, I always found this one to be one of the very bottom feeder of his films.  It didn’t help that when I saw it opening weekend in the theater (Yup, I did) that I had a bad wing man experience to go with it.  Well, hopefully this opens the opportunity to get maybe some of his “better” work out on Blu-ray, namely Son-In-Law really. Continue reading ‘Bio-Dome (Blu-ray Review)’

Jurassic World’s New Trailer and Poster Debut!

Jurassic WorldSteven Spielberg returns to executive produce the long-awaited next installment of his groundbreaking Jurassic Park series, Jurassic World.  Colin Trevorrow directs the epic action-adventure from a screenplay he wrote with Derek Connolly.  Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley join the team as producers.  However, none of those names will move ticket sales like the red hot Chris Pratt will.  He is joined by a cast that consists of Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Irrfan Khan, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jake Johnson, Omar Sy, BD Wong and Judy Greer.  Check out the new trailer and poster that made their debut today down below. Continue reading ‘Jurassic World’s New Trailer and Poster Debut!’

Scooby-Doo! And KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery Team Up on Blu-ray!

Scooby Doo and KISSHere’s something that came across my inbox today while on vacation that I just couldn’t wait to tell you all about because it involves one of my favorite bands in the whole wide world.  KISS, one of the most popular rock bands of all time, takes center stage in the latest Scooby-Doo! full-length animated film, Scooby-Doo! And KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery, set for release by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment July 21st.  Starchild, Demon, Catman and Spaceman join everyone’s favorite teen sleuths in an explosive, new, must-see musical adventure no KISS Army member will want to miss!  In Scooby-Doo! And KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery, the Mystery Inc. gang travels to KISS World, an amusement park dedicated to the band, for a special Halloween concert headlined by the legendary rock group.  I’m so excited about this release!  Read on below for more info and check out the Blu-ray’s trailer! Continue reading ‘Scooby-Doo! And KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery Team Up on Blu-ray!’

On Your Mark, Get Set Go Get MCFARLAND USA On Blu-ray June 2nd!

McFarland-USAChannel your inner champion and brace yourself for this inspiring adventure based on a true story of underdogs triumphing over tremendous obstacles in McFarland USA on Disney Blu-ray Combo Pack, Disney Movies Anywhere and Digital HD June 2nd! This moving story features Kevin Costner (“Dances with Wolves,” “The Untouchables), Morgan Saylor (TV’s “Homeland”) and Diana Maria Riva (“NCIS: Los Angeles,” “Castle”) amongst others in this touching tale displaying the power of family, commitment and work ethic that transforms a cross-county team into champions. Bonus features include McFarland Reflections, deleted scenes, extended scenes and more! 

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Power: The Complete First Season on Blu-ray & DVD May 12th

PowerFrom Executive Producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and show creator Courtney Kemp Agboh (“The Good Wife”) comes “Power”, a visionary crime drama set in two different worlds – the glamorous New York club scene and the brutal drug trade. James “Ghost” St. Patrick has it all: a beautiful wife, a gorgeous Manhattan penthouse, and the hottest, up-and-coming new nightclub in New York. His club, Truth, caters to the elite: the famous and infamous boldface names that run the city that never sleeps. As its success grows, so do Ghost’s plans to build an empire. However, Truth hides a ugly reality. It’s a front for Ghost’s criminal underworld; a lucrative drug network, serving only the wealthy and powerful. As Ghost is seduced by the prospect of a legitimate life, everything precious to him becomes unknowingly threatened. Once you’re in, can you ever get out?  Continue reading ‘Power: The Complete First Season on Blu-ray & DVD May 12th’

“Chewie, We’re Home” New STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Trailer Debuts At Celebration 2015!

Force Awakens Stormtrooper thumbWell, we’ve been waiting what seems like forever for this moment since it was made “official” not too long ago.  This is our second and a meatier look at STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, the seventh film in the official Star Wars saga.  It was unveiled today at Celebration, the big time Star Wars convention.  People will clamor for “more, more” but do we need much else to sell us on what will likely be one of the biggest films of the year (And who knows, all time?).  This is an exciting year to be a Star Wars fan as new canon material continues to flow in and will step up its game even more in the fall.  For what its worth, I’m really loving the Marvel comics line covering a lot of ground between Star Wars and The Empire Strikes back.  Anywho, lets get to this darn trailer.  Click and watch it a billion times today.  Just make sure you’re continually coming back to Why So Blu when you do so! Continue reading ‘“Chewie, We’re Home” New STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Trailer Debuts At Celebration 2015!’

Cooley High (Blu-ray Review)

Cooley-HighIt’s 1964. JFK has just been assassinated. Martha & the Vandellas, Little Stevie Wonder and the Four Tops rule the airwaves. And two high school students discover themselves – and the taste of freedom – for the first time. Preach (Glynn Truman), a serious-minded writer, and his best friend Cochise (Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs), a basketball hero headed for college, are best friends at Cooley High. Together they cut classes to go to the zoo, crash parties, put the hustle on some hustlers and dream about getting out of their impoverished, rough neighborhood. But when an innocent joy ride makes them the targets of two vengeful hoods, their already uncertain futures seem even further out of reach. Featuring a “well handled mix of comedy and drama with a soundtrack of Motown gold” (Blockbuster Entertainment Guide) and a “universal appeal” (Los Angeles Times), Cooley High is the best American comedy so far this year (Village Voice)! Continue reading ‘Cooley High (Blu-ray Review)’

The Wedding Ringer (Blu-ray Review)

Wedding Ringer THUMBKevin Hart (Think Like a Man Too) takes wedding planning to a whole new level of hilarity as the “Best Man” money can buy in THE WEDDING RINGER, debuting on Digital HD and on Blu-ray and DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.  The buddy comedy also stars Josh Gad (Frozen) as Doug, who finds himself without a main groomsman only two weeks before his wedding to Gretchen, played by Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting (“The Big Bang Theory”).  Given his time crunch before the big day, Doug hires Jimmy (Hart) to fill in, and an unexpected friendship develops.  Also starring in THE WEDDING RINGER is Jorge Garcia (“Lost”), Academy Award® winner Cloris Leachman (Best Supporting Actress, The Last Picture Show, 1971), Jenifer Lewis (“Black-ish”) and Mimi Rogers (Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery). Continue reading ‘The Wedding Ringer (Blu-ray Review)’

Best Picture Nominee AMERICAN SNIPER Comes To Blu-ray May 19

American-SniperFrom director Clint Eastwood comes “American Sniper,” arriving onto Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on May 19 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, A Mad Chance Production, A 22nd & Indiana Production. “American Sniper” stars Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle, whose skills as a sniper made him a hero on the battlefield. But there was much more to him than his skill as a sharpshooter.  A two-time Oscar® nominee for his work in “Silver Linings Playbook” and “American Hustle,” Cooper stars alongside Sienna Miller, Luke Grimes, Jake McDorman, Cory Hardrict, Kevin Lacz, Navid Negahban and Keir O’Donnell.  Oscar®-winning filmmaker Clint Eastwood (“Million Dollar Baby,” “Unforgiven”) directed “American Sniper” from a screenplay written by Jason Hall, based on the book by Chris Kyle, with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. The autobiography was a runaway bestseller, spending 18 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, 13 of those at number one.  The film is produced by Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper and Peter Morgan. Tim Moore, Jason Hall, Sheroum Kim, Steven Mnuchin and Bruce Berman served as executive producers. Continue reading ‘Best Picture Nominee AMERICAN SNIPER Comes To Blu-ray May 19′