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Hackers – 20th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Capturing the anarchistic spirit of early cyberculture, Hackers became an underground hit, inspiring music and fashion for the emerging culture and has even been hailed as prophetic in its use of computers and hacking.  With a pulsating electronica score by Simon Boswell that includes songs from The Prodigy, Orbital and Underworld,  Hackers helped launch the […]

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Hack The Planet! Hackers: 20th Anniversary Edition Makes Blu-ray Debut Aug. 18th From Shout! Factory

“This Is Our World Now… The World of The Electron And The Switch, The Beauty of The Baud.”  — The Mentor, “The Hacker’s Manifesto”.  A highly stylized cyberpunk exploitation fantasy, Hackers is a joyous ride through ‘90s cyberpunk subculture. On August 18th, 2015, this riveting look at an intriguing world makes its Blu-ray debut with […]

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‘Unbroken’ Is An Epic Story In A Decent Film (Movie Review)

On the surface, Unbroken has everything needed to not only be a surefire hit for audiences and critics of a certain generation, but also one that could seemingly have awards just handed over to it.  This is a film adaptation of a best-selling and well-reviewed novel based around the true story of a former Olympic […]

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Maleficent (Blu-ray Review)

Disney’s Maleficent was not only one of the biggest hits of summer, its one of the biggest movies of the the 2014 cinema-going year.  The film has grossed over $241 million just domestically and dominated worldwide taking in over $757 million.  Its another instance in helping prove that female-led and driven blockbusters should be more […]

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MALEFICENT Arrives On Blu-ray November 4th!

Okay, time to admit defeat.  On Facebook when I posted the Sleeping Beauty Diamond Edition announcement, I predicted Maleficent would be coming out on Blu-ray and DVD the same day or following week.  It appears I was off by a month.  Nonetheless, Disney brings their big summer hit home on November 4th.  I didn’t get […]

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Alexander: The Ultimate Cut (Blu-ray Review)

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Alexander! Collectible 10th-anniversary edition includes the never-before-seen Ultimate Cut, The Art of Alexander photo book and insightful filmmaker correspondence. Based on the life of Alexander the Great, the epic historical drama is directed by Oliver Stone and features Colin Farrell in the title role. Two versions of the film will […]

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‘Maleficent’ Wishes To Soar, But Comes Up Lacking (Movie Review)

On the surface, placing audiences inside the head of one of the more memorable Disney villains of all time seems like a pretty interesting idea.  Add to that a casting choice that has rarely seemed any less perfect and you have a high concept Disney film with built in appeal from multiple standpoints.  I only […]

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New “The Legacy” Featurette Available For MALEVICENT

The new “Legacy” featurette, from  MALEFICENT, featuring a behind-the-scenes interview with Angelina Jolie, is now available. Also, starting today, fans can enter for a chance to win a trip to the world premiere of the film in the Maleficent “Embrace Your Inner Evil” Sweepstakes. Fans can enter by recreating Maleficent’s laugh and posting the video to Instagram using […]

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Disney’s MALEFICENT Trailer Debuts!

Yesterday we got a taste and today we are treated to the full thing!  Here it is, the trailer for Disney’s Maleficent starring Angelina Jolie.  This one drops on May 30th!  Keep scrolling below to have a look at this new take on a Disney classic!  Also below is a synopsis and some more info […]

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MALEFICENT – The Curse Has Been Broken

Today, Disney has dropped on us a new poster and video clip from their upcoming high profile summer blockbuster MALEFICENT starring Angelina Jolie.  The film drops on May 30, but take a good gander at the poster and clip today!  And also stay tuned to Why So Blu? for future news items, clips, pictures and […]

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‘Alexander: The Ultimate Cut’ on Blu-ray & DVD June 3rd!

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Oliver Stone’s epic historical drama Alexander, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release Alexander: The Ultimate Cut Blu-ray™ on June 3. Because the film’s original 2004 theatrical release required a running time of less than 3 hours, within strictly defined codes for violence and sexuality, the director felt he was […]

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SNEAK PEEK OF DISNEY’S “MALEFICENT” FEATURES NEW LANA DEL REY SONG

There is a lot of anticipation building for Maleficent, the live-action take on the Sleeping Beauty story, told from the perspective of it’s infamous villain.  I have liked what I have seen so far and now there is a new trailer, with a nice addition that seems quite fitting for the vibe of the film.  Here’s […]

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Disney’s MALEFICENT Teaser Trailer Debuts

I have been posting a lot of superhero trailers lately, so this is a nice change in pace.  Next summer sees the release of Maleficent, a live-action take on the Sleeping Beauty story, with more of a focus on its iconic villain, Maleficent, now played by Angelina Jolie.  In this post is the first official […]

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D23 Expo 2013 – Day Two: Saturday August 10, 2013

All the magic and excitement of the past, present and future of Disney entertainment will come together once again when D23: The Official Disney Fan Club presents an all-new D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center on Aug. 9-11, 2013.  Among the highlights of D23 Expo 2013 will be expanded capacities at some of our most […]

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D23 Expo 2013 – Day One: Friday August 9, 2013

All the magic and excitement of the past, present and future of Disney entertainment will come together once again when D23: The Official Disney Fan Club presents an all-new D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center on Aug. 9-11, 2013.  Among the highlights of D23 Expo 2013 will be expanded capacities at some of our most […]

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Kung Fu Panda 2 (Blu-ray Review)

Kung Fu Panda 2, DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.’s popular follow up to the Academy Award-nominated original debuted on Blu-ray and DVD on December 13, 2011.  Combining non-stop action, a fantastic cast, and stunning animation, this sequel delighted viewers of all ages with its engaging story and colorful visuals.  Featuring an all-star cast of voice talent including […]

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Gia (Blu-ray Review)

Let’s be completely honest, I agreed and wanted review Gia because of Angelina Jolie.  Okay, let me clarify…because of the nudity associated and promised with this title.  Many Bothan spies died getting me this information, so I was hoping their deaths wouldn’t be in vain.  Thankfully for me, and the memories and valor of those […]

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Kung Fu Panda 2 debuts on awesome Blu-ray and DVD gift packs December 13th

DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.’s spectacular follow up to the Academy Award®-nominated original debuts on Blu-ray and DVD on Panda 2sday, December 13, 2011.  Combining non-stop action, beautiful storytelling and stunning animation, the “winning sequel” (USA Today) delighted viewers of all ages with its engaging story that is both “hilarious and full of heart” (WABC-TV).  The […]

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