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Suit Up for the Arrival of KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE on 4K and Blu-ray December 12

Rejoin the world’s most elite secret service when Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment releases KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM and DVD December 12. Director Matthew Vaughn returns to helm the sequel in his signature kick-ass style, with stars Colin Firth, Taron Egerton and Mark Strong reprising the roles that helped make Kingsman a global phenomenon. […]

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The Year of John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads” Continues In Kingsman: The Golden Circle (Movie Review)

First there was Matthew Vaughn and Mark Millar’s Kick-Ass in 2010 and then there was Kingsman: The Secret Service (Aaron Neuwirth’s review of it all here and mine) in 2014.  Needless to say I’m a big fan of both.   Now we have a September 22nd sequel titled Kingsman: The Golden Circle.  This is one film I can’t say […]

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Kingsman Royale (Movie Review)

2015’s Kingsman: The Secret Service was a sleeper hit that reveled in being a Roger Moore-era Bond flick wrapped in modern sensibilities and kinetic, R-rated violence. Kingsman: The Golden Circle is less successful because it feels more like an attempt to hold onto what emotional strengths worked the first time around. Perhaps if this movie […]

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SDCC 2017: Kingsman The Golden Circle

An Archer-Kingsman crossover was something that never really crossed my mind, but it makes perfect sense, especially after seeing it in action. The opening clip began with Eggsy running on rooftops and leaping from building to building, only it was in animated form. Very similar to the style of Archer. Eggsy finally arrives at Kingsman, but […]

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Kingsman: The Secret Service (Blu-ray Review)

The Spy Who Loved Me is one of my favorite James Bond movies.  It is easily the best of the Roger Moore entries, but also a fine example of how strong the more cinematically over-the-top versions of the world famous British spy can be.  Kingsman: The Secret Service essentially functions as one of the more […]

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Suit Up with High Tailored Action With ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ On Blu-ray This June

Easily one of the more enjoyable films of the year so far. Here’s the word on the upcoming Blu-ray: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment invites you to join KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE when it hits Digital HD™ May 15 and Blu-ray™ and DVD June 9. Matthew Vaughn, director of Kick-Ass and X-Men: First Class brings his […]

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Kingsman The Secret Service Thrills and Titillates (Movie Review)

After last week’s dismal screening of Jupiter Ascending I was just about ready to write the remainder of this month off from both attending and reviewing movies.  My experience with that film was that bad.  I was embarrassed by that $175 million dollar effort, even though I really had nothing to do with it.  However, […]

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A View To A ‘Kingsman’ (Movie Review)

The Spy Who Loved Me is one of my favorite James Bond movies.  It is easily the best of the Roger Moore entries, but also a fine example of how strong the more cinematically over-the-top versions of the world famous British spy can be.  Kingsman: The Secret Service essentially functions as one of the more […]

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Woody Allen’s MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT Finds Its Way To Blu-ray This December

We have the info about Woody Allen’s latest, which comes to Blu-ray this September:  Love is written in the stars, and the events are indeed magical in Sony Pictures Classics’ romantic comedy MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT, available Dec. 2 on Digital HD, and on Blu-ray™ and DVD Dec. 16 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.  Written […]

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The Railway Man (Blu-ray)

The Railway Man is based on the World War II memoir of Eric Lomax, who is our character of focus in the film.  I found the film to look and feel a little like those “safe” movies due to its gloss, polished aesthetic.  But with the power of its performers and events depicted in the […]

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Devil’s Knot (Blu-ray Review)

Academy Award® winners Colin Firth (The King’s Speech, 2010) and Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line, 2005) lead an all-star cast in this gripping, heart-wrenching true story that shocked the nation. May 5, 1993. West Memphis, Arkansas. Three young boys playing in the nearby woods never come home for dinner. In the rush to find and […]

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‘Devil’s Knot’ on Blu-ray & DVD June 10th!

Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, brings you Devil’s Knot, available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download on June 10, 2014.  Based on the true story of the West Memphis Three, the film is directed by Academy Award Nominated Director Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter) and stars Academy Award Winners Colin Firth (The King’s Speech) […]

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WonderCon 2014: 20th Century Fox Presentation Part 2: The Maze Runner, Secret Service & X-Men: Days of Future Past

So here is the second half of 20th Century Fox’s presentation at WonderCon.  Be sure to check out Part 1 HERE, but this post will cover a number of films presented by Fox in the Anaheim Convention Center’s Arena on Saturday at WonderCon.  The popular young adult book, The Maze Runner, has a feature film […]

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Arthur Newman Creates A New Identity, But Not Much Of A Story (Movie Review)

Arthur Newman is the story of a man with a past that is slowly revealed and the quirky girl that follows along with him on a road trip.  It has all the elements of a feel good drama that could be interesting to watch for its story and more engaging due to the actors involved.  […]

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (Blu-ray Review)

John le Carré’s acclaimed spy novel has been re-adapted yet again, but now it comes to us in the form of a theatrical film starring the likes of Gary Oldman (Bram Stoker’s Dracula), John Hurt (Immortals), Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises), Mark Strong (Rock N Rolla), Colin Firth (The King’s Speech), and Benedict Cumberbatch […]

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Infiltrates Blu-ray This March

An all-star cast led by Oscar nominee Gary Oldman and Oscar winner Colin Firth captivates in the brilliant espionage thriller Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy on Blu-ray this March.  The film is nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Score.  The Blu-ray Combo Pack is available to own on March […]

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Methodical Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Thrills

Along with having one of my favorite titles to say out loud of the year (the other being Martha Marcy May Marlene), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy also boasts one of the best ensemble casts of the year.  It is very delightful to report that the cast is certainly not wasted either, as everyone in this […]

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The King’s Speech Speaks Volumes

Normally, we here at Why So Blu deliver up-to-date reviews and information the day of or after a film hits theaters.  It’s not typical that we discuss a film that is a few weeks old.  Take for instance The King’s Speech.  This film was released in late November, but after seeing it today, it was just […]

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