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Gregg’s Best and Worst Films of 2016

It was certainly a turbulent year in the entertainment business as 2016 saw the passing of numerous stars. Bowie left us, then Alan Rickman and the list went on with Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds passing just days apart. While they have moved on to whatever the next stage may bring, we will always have […]

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2016 World Series Collector’s Edition: Chicago Cubs (Blu-ray Review)

In this 2016 World Series Collector’s Edition: Chicago Cubs set, Cubs fans everywhere can relive the team’s entire white-knuckle postseason run. The 8-disc set preserves every inning, every play and every heart-stopping moment from the 2016 Fall Classic – from “spiritual” team leader David Ross’ dramatic home run in the final game of his career, […]

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2016 World Series Champions: Chicago Cubs (Blu-ray Review)

This December, baseball fans can bring home this year’s Fall Classic with a Blu-ray release commemorating the Chicago Cubs champion run: 2016 World Series Champions: Chicago Cubs (available December 6th).  All droughts end with rain. And when the Chicago Cubs ended their 108-year World Series drought with an improbable three game run – including a […]

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Space Jam 20th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

As you now realize, it’s been 20 years since the release of Space Jam. This blend of Looney Tunes adventure with the patience of Michael Jordan made for a box office success that was admired by few and battered by others. If your thoughts on Space Jam weren’t favorable back in 1996, you likely will […]

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Coffee And Cigarettes (Blu-ray Review)

Jim Jarmusch’s Coffee and Cigarettes was a film that came out of making three short films sharing that title.  The feature film doesn’t stray too far and really is a series of eleven short films or vignettes.  What they all carry in common are the fact that the whole movie is just about different people […]

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Get Ready To Play For The Space Jam 20th Anniversary Blu-ray

Get ready for the Space Jam. It’s been 20 years and time for a new Blu-ray release. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the beloved classic, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release “Space Jam,” on November 15 on Blu-ray Combo Pack in new steelbook packaging. In the film, the world’s greatest legends collide in a future […]

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Ghostbusters: Answer The Call (4K UHD, 3D & Blu-ray Review)

Back in the days I used to fashion myself as a pretty big Ghostbusters fan.  I lost count how many times I seen the original back in the 80’s, but I can honestly attest to only seeing the second film once.  We all know how bad that film is so I won’t even go there.  Needless to […]

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The Jungle Book (Blu-ray Review)

Disney presents the live-action epic adventure The Jungle Book, directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man,” “Iron Man 2,” “Chef”) and produced by Favreau and Brigham Taylor (executive producer of “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” “Tomorrowland”), “The Jungle Book” is a live-action epic adventure based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories, inspired by Disney’s […]

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THE JUNGLE BOOK Comes To Life On Blu-ray August 30th!

Disney presents the live-action epic adventure The Jungle Book, directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man,” “Iron Man 2,” “Chef”) and produced by Favreau and Brigham Taylor (executive producer of “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” “Tomorrowland”), “The Jungle Book” is a live-action epic adventure based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories, inspired by Disney’s […]

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Trust In ‘The Jungle Book’ And Its Astonishing Visuals (Movie Review)

Seeing is truly believing when watching this live-action remake of The Jungle Book. Featuring one living actor on screen and a plethora of astonishing visuals created by Weta Digital surrounding him, there is plenty here to mesmerize a viewer as if they were staring into the eyes of Kaa. Further adding to the argument that […]

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Brandon’s Best Blu-rays Of 2015 Across The Globe!

The Why So Blu top Blu-rays of 2015 wheel has spun and landed on me.  Once again, I’m honored to close this out and go last.  2015 was a game-changer year for me with Blu-ray personally.  For years, my colleague Gerard has been nagging at me to get a region-free player.  I would complain about […]

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SDCC 2015: Open Road Panel HALL H

Hall H began with a bang with Bill Murray sauntering down the middle aisle to the tune of “Smoke on the Water.” Of course he received a standing ovation, not only because he’s Bill Murray, but also because it was his first Comic-Con appearance. Joined by “Rock the Kasbah” screenwriter Mitch Glazer, they were comfortable, […]

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Olive Kitteridge (Blu-ray Review)

A mesmerizing look at small town life, the four-part HBO® Miniseries drama Olive Kitteridge, starring Academy Award winner Frances McDormand and Academy Award® nominee Richard Jenkins.  The HBO Miniseries production was directed “with an impeccable balance of sensitivity and humor” (Hollywood Reporter) by Academy Award nominated director Lisa Cholodenk and is based on Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of […]

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HBO Entertainment Announces OLIVE KITTERIDGE

Love and loss. Sorrow and joy. Olive and Henry Kitteridge know there’s no such thing as a simple life.  A tour de force in storytelling, the four-part HBO® Miniseries drama Olive Kitteridge debuts on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD on February 10, 2015. The Blu-ray also features a Digital HD copy. Headlined by an all-star cast including Academy […]

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St. Vincent The Familiar (Movie Review)

At its best, St. Vincent is a solid comedy-drama that features Bill Murray working at the best of his abilities as an actor to convey the sadness behind the guise of a smartass who has had a rough decline in later life.  When the film does not work as well, it is because writer/director Theodore […]

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The Grand Budapest Hotel (Blu-ray Review)

The Grand Budapest Hotel is a film not only packed with characters, sets, costumes, and all the things that tend to typify writer/director Wes Anderson’s style, it is also packed with story.  It is becoming more and more clear to me how much Anderson enjoys having films that are about stories being told to an […]

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FINALLY Here Comes GHOSTBUSTERS II On Blu-ray Via The GHOSTBUSTERS Anniversary Blu-ray!

Come on, it was baffling that Ghostbusters II had yet to make it to Blu-ray.  Its seems strange it took til now to get a set of 1 & 2 on Blu-ray.  But, hit the 30 year anniversary of the original film and things like this can happen.  You may remember when I did my […]

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Wes Anderson Criterion Collection Blu-ray Sale Til June 1st

Hey, we are a Blu-ray site, might as well let everyone know when cool Blu-ray things are happening, right?  Well, with the new release of Wes Anderson’s The Life Aquatic: with Steve Zissou making its debut on Blu-ray this week, it seems that Amazon is having a sale in its honor.  All of the previous […]

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