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American Psycho: Uncut Version (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Is it wrong to admit that when I sat down to write my very first screenplay American Psycho was a huge influence?  It’s true.  To this day I’m so mystified by the character of Patrick Bateman.  I find his motives, thoughts and crazy action undeniably intriguing.   The one universal truth remains that you’ll never […]

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Interview: ‘Boarding School’ Mom Samantha Mathis Talks Character, Chemistry And A Career Of Proud Parts

In the arena of memorable female film characters that embody spirit, strength and sass, nobody plays them more truthfully than actress Samantha Mathis.  Hitting a homerun early on portraying the awesomely outspoken Nora Diniro, the bold teen who pushes a quiet Christian Slater out of his comfort zone in the 1990 hidden gem Pump Up […]

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‘Hostiles’ Are US (Movie Review)

You can easily label Hostiles as a revisionist western. Then again, it’s not as though any filmmakers try to make classic westerns anymore, what with the modern emphasis on morally questionable heroes and increased awareness of what certain films tend to glorify and the efforts to subvert certain expectations. So sure, Hostiles is another western […]

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The Dark Knight Rises (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Christopher Nolan released his tenth directed feature film in 2017, the escape/evacuation World War II thriller chronicling the events of Dunkirk. Being well regarded as one of the best directors of the the twenty first century; one of the rare breed who manages to consistently please the general audience and critical one alike. Breaking out […]

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The Dark Knight (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Christopher Nolan released his tenth directed feature film in 2017, the escape/evacuation World War II thriller chronicling the events of Dunkirk. Being well regarded as one of the best directors of the the twenty first century; one of the rare breed who manages to consistently please the general audience and critical one alike. Breaking out […]

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Batman Begins (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Christopher Nolan released his tenth directed feature film in 2017, the escape/evacuation World War II thriller chronicling the events of Dunkirk. Being well regarded as one of the best directors of the the twenty first century; one of the rare breed who manages to consistently please the general audience and critical one alike. Breaking out […]

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3:10 To Yuma (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Well, what do you know? Just like that, James Mangold’s 3:10 To Yuma is 10 years old this year.  Doesn’t feel like its been that long. Mangold is seeing some of his greatest success (Critical & Box Office) this year, too with the Hugh Jackman-Wolverine sendoff Logan. 3:10 To Yuma is one of his strongest […]

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3:10 TO YUMA Finds Itself On 4K UHD Blu-ray On 5:2

Saddle up for one of the most thrilling Westerns of the last decade when 3:10 to Yuma arrives on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray™ and Digital HD) May 2 from Lionsgate. From the directing and producing team behind Walk the Line, revisit the Oscar®-nominated feature in stunning Full HD resolution and High Dynamic […]

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Knight of Cups Blu-ray Giveaway Contest

Written and directed by three-time Academy Award® nominee Terrence Malick, Knight of Cups is available on Blu-ray™, DVD, VOD and Digital HD June 21. Malick’s gorgeous and engrossing 7th film features a star-studded cast, including Christian Bale (The Fighter, American Hustle), Cate Blanchett (Carol, Blue Jasmine), Natalie Portman (Black Swan, V For Vendetta). The film follows writer Rick (Bale), on an […]

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Knight Of Cups (Blu-ray Review)

This Hollywood-based effort from writer/director Terrence Malick seemed to only leave a small impact in the year of its release, but Knight of Cups certainly feels like the director continuing to challenge himself. At the risk of repeating himself to the point of self-parody, one of the most elusive auteur directors made a Los Angeles […]

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KNIGHT OF CUPS Out On Blu-ray This June

Written and directed by three-time Academy Award® nominee Terrence Malick, Knight of Cups is available on Blu-ray™, DVD, VOD and Digital HD June 21. Malick’s gorgeous and engrossing 7th film features a star-studded cast, including Christian Bale (The Fighter, American Hustle), Cate Blanchett (Carol, Blue Jasmine), Natalie Portman (Black Swan, V For Vendetta). The film follows […]

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The Big Short (Blu-ray Review)

Adam McKay, the director of Anchorman and Step Brothers, has now won an Oscar for making a film that works tremendously well as a scathingly funny indictment of America’s most recent financial crisis. Here is a movie that eschews proper characters arcs in favor of being a terrifying lecture about how things went so wrong […]

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‘Knight Of Cups’ Is An Auteur In Overdrive (Movie Review)

It may be more worthwhile to examine the ‘what if’ scenario of what a superhero film directed by Terrence Malick would be like, rather than try to decipher his latest feature, Knight of Cups, but I’m going for it anyway. At the risk of repeating himself to the point of self-parody, one of the most […]

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Get Your Stocks In Order, THE BIG SHORT debuts on Blu-ray Combo Pack March 15th

From the guy that gave you a scene in Step Brothers, where Will Ferrell put his testicles on John C. Reilly’s drum set, you now have the film that awarded him an Oscar nomination for Best Director and more. Based on the best-selling book by Michael Lewis, THE BIG SHORT details the true story of four outsiders who […]

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Exodus: Gods and Kings (Blu-ray Review)

Exodus: Gods and Kings is an epic.  There is no way around that.  Regardless of my thoughts on the film as a whole, director Ridley Scott has made a film that is grand in scale, fully realized in its depiction of an ancient time, and littered with extras, sets, props, and obvious visual effects in […]

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‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ on Blu-ray & DVD March 17th!

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment tells the remarkable epic adventure of Moses in a spectacular display when ODUS: EXGODS AND KINGS hits Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray™ and DVD March 17. Critically acclaimed performances from a brilliant ensemble cast, including Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Sigourney Weaver, Aaron Paul and Ben Kingsley, have helped catapult the film to nearly a […]

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‘Exodus’ Commands Visual Grandeur, But Is Plagued By A Lack Of Emotion (Movie Review)

Exodus: Gods and Kings is an epic.  There is no way around that.  Regardless of my thoughts on the film as a whole, director Ridley Scott has made a film that is grand in scale, fully realized in its depiction of an ancient time, and littered with extras, sets, props, and obvious visual effects in […]

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American Hustle (DVD Review)

American Hustle, more recently famous for being nominated for a whopping 10 Oscars, and winning none. Is that indicative of it not being a good movie? Absolutely not and we will squash those rumors down with our DVD review. American Hustle stars Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, and Jeremy Renner. It’s the story of the […]

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