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On The QT: L.A. Confidential 20th Anniversary Edition Arrives On Blu-ray This September

Well here’s a fun surprise, one of the 90s best films and one of the best police stories, in general, is getting a new Blu-ray release on September 26. Enjoy this news about L.A. Confidential. Director Curtis Hanson and a terrific cast serve up a “thrilling tale of police corruption and Hollywood glamour” (Marshall Fine, […]

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Eight Men Out (Blu-ray Review)

Thev scandal that gave the nation’s favorite pastime a black eye is dramatically rendered in the John Sayles (Lone Star) scripted and directed Eight Men Out.  The film features an impressive cast including John Cusack (Say Anything), Charlie Sheen (Wall Street), D.B. Sweeney (Taken 2), David Strathairn (Lincoln), Michael Lerner (Barton Fink), Clifton James (WUSA), […]

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Godzilla (Blu-ray Review)

It is great to see a movie like this treated with a level of respect.  While Godzilla can be boiled down to a giant monster causing a rampage in a city, the fact that the film (as well as its marketing) had a level of restraint in how to actually depict the sort of chaos […]

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‘GODZILLA’ Stomps Onto Blu-ray This September!

Godzilla was one of my most anticipated summer blockbusters of 2014 and I was really glad that it delivered (Review HERE).  We now have word today that Godzilla will be making its way onto Blu-ray on September 16th.  The Blu-ray appears to be packed with extras, as well as some bonus packaging goodies described in this […]

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He’s ‘Godzilla’, Hear Him Roar (Movie Review)

It is great to see a movie like this treated with a level of respect. While Godzilla can be boiled down to a giant monster causing a rampage in a city, the fact that the film (as well as its marketing) has a level of restraint in how to actually depict the sort of chaos […]

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THE NEW GODZILLA TRAILER HAS ARRIVED!

Godzilla just looks great.  I do not know how else to say it.  We now have a second trailer for the newest take on the legendary creature (which is being produced by Legendary) and it continues to look like a stunning achievement.  The cast is solid, the effects will obviously be amazing, and I am […]

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WB Debuts New Trailers For Godzilla, Jupiter Ascending, and Edge of Tomorrow

The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug is a big release for this time of year, with a likely gross ending up north of a billion dollars worldwide.  Given the nature of this release, it only makes sense for Warner Brothers to debut trailers for a few of their potential blockbusters for next year around the same […]

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Lincoln (Blu-ray Review)

Inspired by the true-life events confronting Abraham Lincoln and his monumental moral and political challenge to amend the United States Constitution to permanently abolish slavery, Lincoln is a rich and compelling historical and human drama that has been hailed as one of the best film of the year. In-depth bonus features on the Blu-ray/DVD Combo […]

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Lincoln Movie Review – Just Seen It

Salim, Aaron and Leah review this new drama about Abraham Lincoln and his quest to abolish slavery. Starring Salim Lemelle, Leah Aldridge and Aaron Fink. Directed by Sean Wright. Synopsis: As the civil war continues to rage, America’s president deals with the unending carnage. Seeking to abolish slavery, he leads the passage of the thirteen amendment. But he […]

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‘Lincoln’ Finds Courage In Its Craft And Focus

Lincoln is a film that has been a long time coming.  I remember hearing about early stories of director Steven Spielberg working on getting a movie made about Abraham Lincoln, with Tom Hanks being rumored for the role.  Then things became more official, as Liam Neeson was said to be attached.  The time passed, Neeson […]

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The Tempest (Blu-ray Review)

Writer/Director Julie Taymor has returned to cinema with her latest visual feast for the eyes and the soul in William Shakespeare’s The Tempest. If you’re not familiar with Ms. Taymor then let me reacquaint you with her style.  She had previously written and directed Titus, Frida, and Across the Universe.  The Tempest marks her fourth […]

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