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Carrie – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

The first film adaptation of a Stephen King book, Carrie was a box office hit, garnering Academy Award® nominations for the up and coming star Sissy Spacek (Coal Miner’s Daughter), and film veteran Piper Laurie (The Hustler), a rare accomplishment for the horror genre at the time.  In 1976, Carrie, the “absolutely spellbinding horror movie” […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Body Double”

This is the week where we finally see the release of the five-star doc De Palma on Blu-ray, so there’s time for one more grandiose gander at past picture pleasure via the master of suspense – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  For a final stab at De Palma dissection the last choice is an obvious […]

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De Palma On Blu-ray – A Father/Son Chicken Finger Trip Tribute

Today is the day film fans!  The illustrious five-star career dissection doc De Palma all about the master of suspense hits Blu-ray today and even though there’s no formal fanfare via Lionsgate (no review copies here!) I’m still properly paying tribute.  (I give cinematic credit where its due people!)  So to celebrate the release I’m […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Dressed To Kill”

Having kept the love of all things De Palma going again this week (me and my kid were first and second in line winning free meals for a year from Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers – Lithgow’s multiple personalities would be proud!) in anticipation of the soon to be released doc on Blu-ray, I’m keeping the […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Carlito’s Way”

We’re so close to the Sept. 13 release date of the five-star doc De Palma on Blu-ray that there’s already a distinctive smell of candid cinema chatter in the air.  (Just look to Brandon Peters’ very cool recent Raising Cain Blu-ray review for firm evidence!)  And speaking of honest talk about films, let’s hop onto yet […]

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Raising Cain – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

From master of terror Brian De Palma (Carrie, Body Double, Scarface, Dressed To Kill) comes a stylish psychological thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the final frame. Scream Factory has announced the release of the thriller Raising Cain [Collector’s Edition]on Blu-ray on September 13. Called “creepy and effective” by Moviehole, […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “The Bonfire Of The Vanities”

This week in our continued Friday dissection of past De Palma ditties I’m heading down a controversial road with a film that even the man himself has distanced himself from – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  Destined to be one of the most discussed and disagreed with selections to date (it was after all nominated […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Sisters”

Keeping the love of past picture pleasure alive and well it’s the continuation of all De Palma all the time – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  Today we’re heading back to an early De Palma stab (pun intended!) at the psychological game that also includes some sensational storytelling style that would go on to become […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Obsession”

With the recent unforgettable five-star doc De Palma that wonderfully examines the work of the iconic film director hitting DVD and Blu-ray soon it felt like the right time for a little past master class in Brian’s bevy of cinematic classics – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  First up we’re heading into the early realms […]

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Brian De Palma’s RAISING CAIN Collector’s Edition Coming September 13th From Scream Factory!

Scream Factory has announced the release of the thriller Raising Cain [Collector’s Edition] on Blu-ray on September 13. Called “creepy and effective” by Moviehole, Raising Cain[Collector’s Edition] offers impressive bonus features including new interviews with actors John Lithgow, Steven Bauer, Gregg Henry, Tom Bower, Mel Harris and editor Paul Hirsch, a new featurette titled Changing Cain: […]

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Double Your Fun With Brandon’s Top 10 + 10 Blu-rays Of 2014!

It’s that time of year again where I list my favorite Blu-ray releases of the year.  When I sit down and jot down ones off the top of my head, then look to my collection for reminders and then realize I have WAYYYYY too many on my list.  I then sit and debate and painfully […]

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Passion (Blu-ray Review)

Brian De Palma returns to the sleek, sly, seductive territory of Dressed To Kill with an erotic thriller fueled by sex, ambition and the murderous side of Passion. Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace star as two female executives whose fierce competition to rise up the ranks is about to turn literally cut-throat. Bonus Features: Interviews […]

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Mission: Impossible – Extreme Trilogy Collection on Blu-ray December 6th, 2011

A “mission” more than a decade in the making.  Tom Cruise is IMF Agent Ethan Hunt, one of the greatest action heroes of all time, in the adrenaline-pumping suspense-filled blockbuster series Mission Impossible.  Filmed in the most exotic locations around the world by the biggest directors in Hollywood, including Brian De Palma, John Woo and […]

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Dressed to Kill (Blu-ray Review)

Kate Miller (Angie Dickinson, “Police Woman”) is a sexually-repressed housewife who seeks treatment from Dr. Robert Elliott (two-time Academy Award-winner Michael Caine, Hannah and Her Sisters, The Cider House Rules).  While secretly leaving a hotel after a one-night affair, Kate is mysteriously murdered by a tall blonde woman wearing sunglasses.  The only witness is a high-priced call girl, […]

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Get ‘Dressed To Kill’ This September

It is nice to see more films from director Brian De Palma making there way to Blu-ray.  September already has people looking forward to the release of Scarface, but everyone will now also see the arrival of another De Palma thriller.  Dressed To Kill makes its way to Blu-ray this September and it is apparently […]

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