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T2: Trainspotting (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

21 years ago, Trainspotting arrived. One of the biggest trends in film of the 1990s was the rise of the independent film and Trainspotting was one of the largest. It was the second film from Danny Boyle (Go seek out Shallow Grave, his first, its awesome), but its the one that really launched him. It […]

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T2: Trainspotting (Blu-ray Review)

21 years ago, Trainspotting arrived. One of the biggest trends in film of the 1990s was the rise of the independent film and Trainspotting was one of the largest. It was the second film from Danny Boyle (Go seek out Shallow Grave, his first, its awesome), but its the one that really launched him. It […]

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T2: TRAINSPOTTING Comes To 4K Ultra-HD June 27th!

T2 TRAINSPOTTING, the critically acclaimed sequel to the pop culture phenomenon Trainspotting, debuts on digital June 13 and on 4K Ultra HD™/Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray™ and DVD June 27 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Ewan McGregor (Angels & Demons, Big Fish), Ewen Bremner (Snatch, Black Hawk Down), Jonny Lee Miller (TV’s “Elementary,” Dark Shadows) and Robert Carlyle […]

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Boyle Cooked Up Another Solid Round With The ‘Trainspotting’ Crew (Movie Review)

Say whatever you want about the reasoning, but director Danny Boyle has finally determined it was time to make his sequel to Trainspotting. While Shallow Grave was the debut for Boyle, Ewan McGregor and writer John Hodge, Trainspotting was their breakout hit from back in 1996. Now, over 20 years later, while not a direct […]

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Super-Sized Top Ten: Aaron’s Finest Blu-ray Picks For 2016

Time to kick off some lists! First up we have the Blu-ray list. Like previous years (2013, 2014, 2015), I have decided to tackle every aspect of what I enjoyed about this year in Blu-ray. This list consists of what I consider to be the best 2016 had to offer for the Blu-ray format based […]

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Steve Jobs (Blu-ray Review)

It is not at all rare to see a biopic focused on a tortured genius arrive in theaters during the later months of the year for awards consideration. This is why Steve Jobs easily succeeds, as the Danny Boyle-directed film follows an unconventional structure, setting it apart from the pack. As a result, Aaron Sorkin‘s […]

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See The Untold Story Of The Brilliant STEVE JOBS – Available On Blu-ray Feb. 16

An intimate and revealing portrait of one of the chief architects of the digital age, Steve Jobs is coming to Digital HD on February 2, 2016, and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on February 16, 2016, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. From Oscar®-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, Moneyball) and Oscar®-winning director […]

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Trance (Blu-ray Review)

Trance is one of those 2013 films like Stoker where I had every intention of seeing it theatrically, but for one reason or another the stars didn’t align properly and ultimately plans fell through.  Simply put, I call that the hardships of life.  And much like Stoker, movie goers and critics alike have given Trance […]

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Danny Boyle’s ‘Trance’ Will Warp Minds On Blu-ray This July

Trance hit theaters in limited release this past April and won me over (review HERE).  As a big fan of Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours) and his constant decisions to make every one of his films wildly different than his last in terms of plot, despite having a very distinct style, I enjoyed […]

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Trance Movie Review – Just Seen It

Aaron, Liz and Sean try to wrap their minds around this new drama from director Danny Boyle. Starring Aaron Fink, Liz Manashil and Sean Wright. Directed by Amy Taylor. Auctioneer Simon is injured in the midst of an art heist. Unable to remember the details of his crime, Simon is forced into hypnosis. But as […]

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Enter ‘Trance’ And Find The Reality In This Hypnotic Thriller (Movie Review)

I love how in the dark I was about this movie.  The reason I jumped at the chance to see Trance is because I love Danny Boyle’s work, as he always tackles a new genre and injects his kinetic style into it.  This generally makes for a film that is quite unique, regardless of its […]

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127 Hours (Blu-ray Review)

I faced a conundrum with this film.  Yep, that’s right.  You heard me.  I wondered how the heck I was going to enjoy and be entertained by a film about a guy getting his arm stuck under a boulder and ultimately “disarmed.”   But on the other hand, I thought of Director Danny Boyle and all […]

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Thrills, Tension & Inspiration: All Within 127 Hours

127 Hours is a fantastically made dramatic thriller about survival and reflection.  Based off of a pretty amazing true story about a mountain climber getting stuck in a horrible situation, this film does a great job of taking the viewer through this experience by injecting it with lots of energy, slick photography, a great soundtrack, […]

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