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Aaron’s Top Ten Films of Summer 2017 & More

Looking back through 2017’s Summer movie season, it is hard not to see it as a success. There’s plenty of talk of how box office totals were down, but absent a major August release that took over the charts (think Guardians of the Galaxy or Suicide Squad) and a couple of whiffs from franchises people […]

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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Six Studio Films Past, Present & Future

I’ve been away on a vacation these last couple of weeks so the indie factor has gotten a tad harder to keep up with (nobody does smaller films in volume like LA!), but I have seen some studio fare and wanted to share some cinematical views.  For this particular article I’m delving into big budget […]

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‘Dunkirk’ Spirals Upwards Into An Intense And Superb Experience (Movie Review)

In the time since seeing Dunkirk, writer/director Christopher Nolan’s tense World War II survival story, I’ve thought a lot about how essential the use of structure and time was to the film. Nolan played around with narrative structure in his early films such as Memento and Batman Begins. He used time as a primary narrative […]

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Slamdance Film Festival Announces 2017 Competition Lineup

The awesome and truly indie inspired Park City festival known for being self governed ‘By Filmmakers, For Filmmakers’ known as the Slamdance Film Festival will once again be taking place in Utah this January 20-26, 2017 for the 23rd Edition and we here at WhySoBlu.com are very excited.  The fest has a history of discovering […]

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Man of Steel (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

When I first found out they were attempting to go down the road of reinventing, re-branding and rebooting the legendary Superman franchise I just flat out laughed.  Then I found out Watchmen’s Zack Snyder was directing the project.  I have absolutely nothing against the looks and visual style of his films.  I know Snyder has […]

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Remember (Blu-ray Review)

Lionsgate presents Remember, starring Academy Award winners Christopher Plummer and Martin Landau.  Plummer plays Zev Guttman, one of the last living survivors of Auschwitz who lives in a nursing home. He’s been sent on a mission by Max (Martin Landau), another resident of the facility, to exact lethal retribution on the Nazi soldier responsible for […]

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Countdown to Batman v. Superman – Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (Comic Review)

In the days leading up to Batman Vs. Superman, some of us here at whysoblu wanted to discuss our favorite Batman and Superman comics to recognize and appreciate the storied history of these characters. So without further ado…   It’s probably one of the best comic books ever written and quite possibly the perfect batman […]

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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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Super-Sized Top Ten: Aaron’s Killer Blu-ray Picks For 2015

I have gone and done it again with this Blu-ray list. Much like last year, I have decided to tackle every aspect of what I enjoyed about this year in Blu-ray. This best-of list consists of what I consider to be the best 2015 had to offer for the Blu-ray format, with a few rules […]

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Interstellar (Blu-ray Review)

When a film gets hailed as “the most exhilarating film this century,” director Christopher Nolan’s “must-see masterpiece” (New York Post) you just gotta see it right?  Of course you do!  You want some more proof of why you should see Interstellar?  It has been named one of the Top Ten movies of 2014 by Rolling Stone, Esquire, the New York Post and […]

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Get Ready To Blast Off With ‘Interstellar’ on Blu-ray March 31st!

Strap on your rocket booster packs ladies and gentlemen.  Director Christopher Nolan’s awe-inspiring film, Interstellar, is blasting off on Blu-ray Combo Pack on March 31st.  I couldn’t be more thrilled with this news.  It comes a mere week before my vacation in April and that means I get to bring it with me digitally.  Hell to […]

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Brandon’s Top 14 Films Of The Year That Was 2014

All right, its my turn.  Up front, there’s a few movies I didn’t get to.  I haven’t been able to get out and see Whiplash yet.  Selma and Inherent Vice don’t open here in my fair city until the year reads 2015.  In 2014, my little bundle of wonderful daughter was born, so like 2012 […]

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TOP 10: Brian White’s Favorite Heavy Hitting Films of 2014

It’s that time of the year again.  My how time flies by, huh?  I generally hate this time of the year not because of the holidays, but because it means nothing but cold and deadness outside and in a reviewer’s world, the dreaded TOP 10 lists as well.  Ugh!  I’m not going to lie.  I […]

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Interstellar: Having Thrice-Taken The Rocket Ride (Movie Review)

In my belief, most salesmen, prophets, religious establishments and even motivational speakers will tell you life is full of second chances.  And like the fictional character of Jordan Chase in Season 5 of Showtime’s Dexter, if you want something badly enough in life, you just have to “Take It.”  Quite honestly, I have always lived […]

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Interstellar Never Defies Gravity Because Of Too Much Dead Weight (Movie Review)

There was never a question as to whether or not I was going to see Interstellar theatrically.  On that same topic, there was also never even a question as to whether my first time checking it out would be in IMAX either.  The only question I had unanswered throughout this whole year up until a […]

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‘Interstellar’ Gets Another Trailer With More Nolan-Style Wonder

Not much to add on this one.  For those who want more and more footage of Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated follow-up to The Dark Knight trilogy and Inception, here is a brand new trailer that premiered at Comic Con.  It continues to add a bit of understanding to what the story is, along with emphasizing the father-daughter aspect, as […]

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SDCC 2014: Paramount Pictures – Hall H Recap

I have next to nothing to post, in regards to what happened in Hall H with Paramount, as I was not there.  That said, we do have a very basic recap of what happened, provided by Paramount, including a trailer and some images.  I wish this could be more all encompassing, but here we are: […]

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New ‘Interstellar’ Trailer Presents Nolan-Style Wonder

Easily one of the most anticipated films of the year, Christopher Nolan is following up The Dark Knight Rises with a film that is surely going to wow in some way.  With a fantastic cast that included Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, and Michael Caine (apparently contracted to Nolan for life), this is a […]

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