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NBFF 2017 Review: The Exception

Closing out the 18th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival is The Exception, a World War II drama that may as well be called The Good Nazi. Adapted from the novel “The Kaiser’s Last Kiss” by Alan Judd, the film tells the story of a German Nazi Captain who falls in love with a Jewish Dutch […]

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Jason Coleman’s Top Ten Films Of 2016 (Plus Bonus #8 Director Ryan Schwartz Interview!)

Of all my years of fervent movie watching, 2016 is by far my most proud. Thanks to my new home WhySoBlu.com and my weekly Encapsulated Movie Reviews column I’ve seen more films this year then ever before and it’s been very satisfying.  As such my list of Top Ten films is a thoughtful, researched and […]

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Jason Coleman’s Top Five Male & Female Performances of 2016

For a thorough movie purist like myself putting together a year-end list of stellar standout performances is a truly taxing task.  Not one to simply cherry pick from work within my Top Ten Films of the year, I scour movies in every genre and performances both big and small to bring the best of the […]

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

Dreamscape is now seeing its first double dip on Blu-ray after a rather lackluster and a bit reviled release the first time around.  This time, though, we’re all lucky that the folks over at Scream Factory are the ones handling it.  They seem to have heard all of the complaints from the other version and […]

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BLACK CHRISTMAS & DREAMSCAPE Collector’s Editions From Scream Factory Detailed!

This December, Scream Factory™ proudly presents two genre favorites as part of a month full of holiday horror and sci-fi season’s greetings. Black Christmas and Dreamscape come to Blu-ray in Scream Factory Collector’s Editions on December 13, 2016, both complete with new 2K scans of the films and hours of new bonus content. . . […]

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Howard Lovecraft And The Frozen Kingdom (Blu-ray Review)

H.P. Lovecraft, famed horror and fantasy writer, was once just Howard Lovecraft, a strange and lonely child. Howard was a boy of infinite imagination and boundless curiosity. His family however was not without peculiarities of their own… This fall, loyal fans and enthusiasts of Lovecraft’s literature are invited to venture into the imaginative Lovecraft universe […]

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HOWARD LOVECRAFT AND THE FROZEN KINGDOM Comes To Blu-ray September 27th!

H.P. Lovecraft, famed horror and fantasy writer, was once just Howard Lovecraft, a strange and lonely child. Howard was a boy of infinite imagination and boundless curiosity. His family however was not without peculiarities of their own… This fall, loyal fans and enthusiasts of Lovecraft’s literature are invited to venture into the imaginative Lovecraft universe […]

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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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Danny Collins (Blu-ray Review)

Danny Collins is the kind of film that is easy to watch for adult audiences in need of some simple fun with actors they enjoy. Al Pacino gets a chance to ease back on the throttle a bit and just be an entertaining presence in a film about an aging rock star looking for redemption. […]

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Pacino Is DANNY COLLINS Available on Blu-ray This June

A destiny-changing letter sends an aging rock star on a transformative journey in Bleecker Street’s Danny Collins, a heartfelt comedy inspired by a true story, coming to DVD and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack with Digital HD on June 30, 2015 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Inspired by a true story, Danny Collins teams legendary actor Al […]

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Alexander: The Ultimate Cut (Blu-ray Review)

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Alexander! Collectible 10th-anniversary edition includes the never-before-seen Ultimate Cut, The Art of Alexander photo book and insightful filmmaker correspondence. Based on the life of Alexander the Great, the epic historical drama is directed by Oliver Stone and features Colin Farrell in the title role. Two versions of the film will […]

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Up 2D / 3D (Blu-ray Review)

Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios take moviegoers up, up and away with a wildly original adventure with their latest comedy-fantasy.  Up follows the uplifting tale of 78-year-old balloon salesman Carl Fredricksen, who finally fulfills his lifelong dream of a great adventure when he ties thousands of balloons to his house and flies away to […]

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‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’ on Blu-ray March 20th

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – the gripping, hard-edged thriller based on the first of Stieg Larsson’s suspenseful and spell-binding “Millennium” trilogy – arrives on one-disc DVD and three-disc Blu-ray™ Combo Pack (includes two Blu-ray discs with UltraViolet™ + one DVD) on March 20th. This highly anticipated motion picture from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment […]

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Movie Review)

David Fincher’s newest flick, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, features an unforgettable opening sequence reminiscent of star Daniel Craig’s other franchise, which coincidently, is also filled with sex, spy gadgets and wealthy super villains.  This movie begins by flashing sort-of-nude dancers writhing to a tune related to the movie, like Octopussy or Goldeneye did […]

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‘Dragon Tattoo’: An Almost Too Expected Use Of Fincher’s Talents

After all the lighthearted fun I have had with the adventure films of December, 2011, it is now time to sink to someplace darker.  The biggest curiosity I have with the self proclaimed, “feel bad film of Christmas,” is how the three groups of people will respond to it.  The groups I refer to are […]

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Priest (Blu-ray Review)

You wanted some non-sparkling vampires, well now you got them!  Priest is the latest graphic novel-to-film-adaptation to hit the big screen with a pretty strong and familiar cast.  The original graphic novel is Korean and was created by Hyung Ming-woo.  The cast of Priest is comprised of Paul Bettany, Karl Urban, Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q., […]

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‘Priest’ Sinks its Fangs on Blu-ray, August 16th

An exiled warrior must save humanity from a race of murderous vampires in the thrilling new unrated edition of the action horror film PRIEST, available on Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray Disc™, with the theatrical version available on DVD this August 16th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. This visually stunning action epic stars Paul Bettany (Legion, The […]

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Amazon’s Deal of the Week – The Sound of Music Limited Edition Box Set for $38.99 (57% off)!

At last the hills are alive with the Sound of Music on Blu-ray! This is is one of my all time favorite musicals (a genre that doesn’t have that many movies that interest me) and one of the movies that never fails to cheer me up.  After all, it was brilliantly directed by Robert Wise and […]

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