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TOUCH OF EVIL & DOUBLE INDEMNITY Finally Get Blu-ray Treatment This April!

Universal Studios is finally releasing two classics from their extensive vault in April.  Billy Wilder’s Double Indemnity and Orson Welles’ Touch Of Evil will both make their long overdue debuts on Blu-ray on April 15.  Its kind of a bummer it takes classics like these so long to make the jump to the format, but […]

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Aaron’s Top 10 Blu-rays of 2012

Kicking off my Top 10 year-end lists for 2012, here are my Top 10 Blu-rays that I have enjoyed and could not pass up giving full recommendations to.  The following list is set of films that I consider to be some of the best that the Blu-ray format has had to offer for this year.  […]

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‘Sunset Boulevard’ on Blu-ray November 6th

Paramount Home Media Distribution proudly presents one of the studio’s most iconic films, newly restored and in sparkling high definition for the first time ever, when SUNSET BOULEVARD debuts on Blu-ray November 6, 2012.  A fitting release to continue Paramount’s centennial celebration, Billy Wilder’s seminal classic continues to enthrall audiences with its bizarre and tragic […]

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Forever Marilyn: The Blu-ray Collection (Blu-ray Review)

Celebrate the life, the legend and the beauty of Marilyn Monroe. The iconic blonde bombshell shines in high definition in Forever Marilyn: The Blu-ray Collection. With classics like The Misfits and Some Like It Hot as well as new-to-Blu-ray titles How to Marry A Millionaire, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Seven Year Itch, There’s No Business Like […]

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The Apartment (Blu-ray Review)

Winner of five Academy Awards in 1960 including Best Picture, The Apartment is legendary director Billy Wilder at his most scathing and satirical best. With audio commentary from film producer and AFI member Bruce Block and two featurettes— including a loving tribute to actor Jack Lemmon—this special Collector’s Edition is your chance to own one of “the finest […]

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Some Like It Hot (Blu-ray Review)

When Chicago musicians Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) accidentally witness a gangland shooting, they decide to get out of town and quickly board a south-bound train to Florida, disguised as Josephine and Daphne, the two newest and homeliest members of an all-girl jazz band. Their cover is perfect… until they meet an unlucky […]

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Restoring Cinema’s Past

As the Oscar season begins to heat up, there are always a few winter blockbusters thrown into the mix to help relieve some of the public’s apprehension of going to a movie with the fear of seeing something “too smart,” aka boring.  This season is no different, with James Cameron’s new special effects epic Avatar.  […]

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