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Captain America: Civil War (Blu-ray Review)

Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” has conquered both audiences and critics, debuting to $179.1 million—the fifth-biggest domestic opening of all time—and earning a 90% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes.  “Captain America: Civil War” is the highest-grossing film of 2016 domestically, internationally and globally, earning more than $1.14 billion at the worldwide box office. It also […]

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Mississippi Grind (Blu-ray Review)

Movies about people with a compulsion tend to work for me. While it is frustrating to see the lead characters make decisions that you know are going to hurt them in some way, I am compelled to see how they deal with the fallout of their actions. Mississippi Grind is a fine film about two […]

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Annabelle (Blu-ray Review)

Annabelle has the success of 2013’s supernatural thriller The Conjuring to thank for its mere existence on our planet.  If you take away nothing else from this Blu-ray review, make sure you please engrave that in your memory banks, the non-volatile ones.  Annabelle was an evil possessed doll (think Chucky-like) whose first appearance was also […]

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Annabelle Creeps On The Blu-ray Format January 20th

This January it’s time to face your absolute worst fears when Annabelle haunts the Blu-ray format in a Combo Pack from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.  I don’t know about you but the only thing I’m scare about next year is seeing the Broncos get blown out again, but I digress.  The Blu-ray and Digital Download […]

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‘Annabelle’ And Her Pasadena Dream House (Movie Review)

Annabelle is the cinematic equivalent of, “who cares,” which I was tempted to write as the lone words to describe my thoughts on the film.  There is nothing offensively bad about this film, but there is really just nothing here.  With very few original ideas and the amount of story that could be seen as […]

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12 Years A Slave (Blu-ray Review)

12 Years A Slave is a truly gripping story that most certainly serves as an unflinching look at a horrible period of a man’s life, within a time period where injustice against man may have been at its peak in America, but does so with a mood that seems to distinguish itself from other period […]

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Bring home 2014 Golden Globes Best Drama “12 Years A Slave” on Blu-ray This February

Come this March, the title of the post may need to be altered to “Best Picture Winner”, but regardless, one of the best and most important films of 2013 comes to Blu-ray on February 18th.  12 Years A Slave tells the true story of Solomon Northrup, a man kidnapped and forced into slavery in the […]

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‘12 Years A Slave,’ A Powerful Memoir Skillfully Brought To Life (Movie Review)

It can be a challenge to express why certain dramas work on a viewer more than others.  A film like 12 Years A Slave, which is based on the true life chronicle of man kidnapped and forced into slavery, could function on a level that dwells purely on misery and offers little beyond sadness for […]

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