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Forgotten Friday Flick – “King Of New York”

Having recently reviewed and torn apart the lame duck slasher outing The Driller Killer, I felt like I should make amends to Director Abel Ferrara, whom I’m actually a fan of, by recommending one of his five-star masterworks as a critical counterbalance to the condemnation – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  This week I’m going […]

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The Jungle Book (Blu-ray Review)

Disney presents the live-action epic adventure The Jungle Book, directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man,” “Iron Man 2,” “Chef”) and produced by Favreau and Brigham Taylor (executive producer of “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” “Tomorrowland”), “The Jungle Book” is a live-action epic adventure based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories, inspired by Disney’s […]

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THE JUNGLE BOOK Comes To Life On Blu-ray August 30th!

Disney presents the live-action epic adventure The Jungle Book, directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man,” “Iron Man 2,” “Chef”) and produced by Favreau and Brigham Taylor (executive producer of “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” “Tomorrowland”), “The Jungle Book” is a live-action epic adventure based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories, inspired by Disney’s […]

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The Family Fang Visits on DVD July 5th

Jason Bateman’s critically acclaimed family-centered dramedy, The Family Fang arrives on DVD on July 5, 2016 from Anchor Bay Entertainment. The Family Fang, based on the New York Times bestselling novel by Kevin Wilson, stars Nicole Kidman, Jason Bateman, Christopher Walken and Maryann Plunkett and is written by David Lindsay-Abaire. The film was released in theaters on April […]

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Trust In ‘The Jungle Book’ And Its Astonishing Visuals (Movie Review)

Seeing is truly believing when watching this live-action remake of The Jungle Book. Featuring one living actor on screen and a plethora of astonishing visuals created by Weta Digital surrounding him, there is plenty here to mesmerize a viewer as if they were staring into the eyes of Kaa. Further adding to the argument that […]

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Romance & Cigarettes (Blu-ray Review)

Original and audacious. Contemporary and classic. Director John Turturro’s (The Big Lebowski) Romance & Cigarettes is a romantic comedy, a musical drama and, above all, a showcase for an amazing cast of talented actors lead by James Gandolfini (TV’s The Sopranos), Susan Sarandon (Bull Durham), Kate Winslet (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind).  Paying homage […]

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The Sentinel (Blu-ray Review)

Scream Factory has announced the September 22 release of the 1977 horror classic The Sentinel on Blu-ray with a slate of new bonus features.  Based on Jeffrey Konvitz’s best-selling novel, this contemporary gothic chiller features amazing special makeup effects by the legendary Dick Smith (The Exorcist, Little Big Man) and an incredible assemblage of stars […]

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THE SENTINEL on Blu-ray From Scream Factory Sept. 22

Scream Factory has announced the September 22 release of the 1977 horror classic The Sentinel on Blu-ray with a slate of new bonus features. When a beautiful model, Alison Parker (Cristina Raines, Nashville, The Duellists), rents an apartment in a gloomy New York brownstone, little does she realize that an unspeakable horror awaits her behind its […]

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Jersey Boys (Blu-ray Review)

Jersey Boys has been an uber popular music for the last many years.  It travels city to city and wows and pleases audiences across the United States.  The film is a jukebox musical, meaning it features already established pop songs.  But, that’s because its telling the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons so […]

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JERSEY BOYS Comes To Blu-ray November 11!

Based on the Tony Award-winning musical, “Jersey Boys” arrives onto Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on November 11 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Directed by Oscar® winner Clint Eastwood (“Million Dollar Baby,” “Unforgiven”), “Jersey Boys” is an inspiring drama featuring The Four Seasons’ songs that influenced a generation. . .

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‘Jersey Boys’ Try To Walk Like Men On The Big Screen (Movie Review)

I suppose it comes to no surprise that the soundtrack to Jersey Boys, the Tony Award-winning-jukebox musical-turned movie, is a good one.  Bringing on many involved with the original show led to some solid vocal performances that really let the scenes featuring The Four Seasons and others show off their singing abilities.  I only wish […]

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Aaron’s Top Ten Worst Films Of 2013

This is not really a post of joy, but every year does see the release of films that are just not good.  I do not try to seek out these films, with the majority being ones that I did think could have redeemable elements, but that just wasn’t the case here.  This list contains what […]

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Brandon’s Wishlist: 14 Blu-ray Hopefuls For 2014

Happy new release Tuesday!  It’s also the first Tuesday in November.  Meaning, all the dates for Blu-ray releases through the end of the year are pretty much set and locked in by now.  There could be a wild card for late December thrown in somewhere, but it’s highly unlikely it would be an older catalogue […]

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‘Stand Up Guys’ Cracks Wise (Movie Review)

The idea of putting Al Pacino and Christopher Walken in a movie together, as guys who have been friends for decades (with added support from Alan Arkin) seems like an easy recipe for fun.  Add the fact that they are all playing criminals at the end of their run, roles that these guys could play […]

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Stand Up Guys Movie Review – Just Seen It

Salim Brenna and Liz review this new gangster dramedy starring Al Pacino, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin. Starring Salim Lemelle , Brenna Smith, and Liz Manashil. Directed by Sean Wright. Synopsis: After years in prison, Val is set free. So he reunites with his partners in crimes, Doc and Hirsch. But Doc has secret orders to kill […]

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Aaron’s Top 10 Films of 2012 And Other Odds & Ends

Now it is time to dig into the list of what I consider to be my favorite films of 2012.  I have to say that this was not the easiest list to put together.  Theatrically, I have seen 120+ films this year, so there were a lot of films to give praise to and consider […]

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Brian’s Undeniably Sexy & Irresistible Top 10 Films of 2012

For my Top 10 list of favorite films from the calendar year of 2012 I decided to take the high road.  What I mean by that is in these annual posts I also tend to pick on and rip apart all the films I either hated or was utterly disappointed by in the current calendar […]

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Seven Psychopaths Don’t Take Any Shih Tzu on Blu-ray

Wow!  What can I say about this flick that hasn’t been said before?  It was as the Boss would put it a “Brilliant Disguise.”  More importantly, this is the screenwriting flick for all ambitious writers out there to learn, live and study from for all eternity.  I really can’t say enough good things about this […]

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