Late, celebrated actor Dennis Hopper found himself in some memorable, icon roles in legendary films over his careers. He found himself working with his fair share of the greats, whether they be directors, writers or fellow cast mates. Even in such low budget, b-horror fare as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2, he’s fantastic and […]
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This April, Criterion is serving up a special edition of Tampopo, Juzo Itami’s delirious, genre-bending “ramen western,” fresh from its theatrical run. The kitchen becomes a battleground in Woman of the Year, where Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy play journalist spouses with different ideas about what makes for a successful marriage. There’s also Francis Ford […]
Late 1980s Los Angeles, the gangs rule the streets, with the Crips and the Bloods battling to reign supreme. In a dog-eat-dog world of drugs and guns, they don’t care who gets caught in the crossfire. It’s blue verses red and if you’re wearing the wrong color it could cost your life. From visionary director […]
Previously available from Image Entertainment, Paramount Home Entertainment is bringing back The Twilight Zone to Blu-ray. Yes, all 156 episodes of the landmark historic television anthology series are once again being collected together. This is a massive set, including bonus mater, that spans over 5 years of the show airing on television and covering over […]
With the weather hot as hell down here in sunny LA it brings to mind a sizzling screen gem that is ripe for resurrection – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! This week we’re take a sharp right turn into the mind of the late great Dennis Hopper as a director and what a mind trip […]
The Buzz Is Back On Blu-ray Collector’s Edition With Scream Factory’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2!
The buzzz is back! On April 19, 2016, Scream Factory will release The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 [Collector’s Edition] in a comprehensive 2-disc set with 10 hours of bonus features, including nearly 5 hours of exclusive content. In 1974, horror fans rejoiced upon the release of Tobe Hooper’s masterpiece, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. The movie […]
Back in November I put together an article I had been eager to write for many months since joining Why So Blu. I patiently waited as I didn’t want to “just do it” for the sake of doing it. I wanted it to be at a key time and be relevant. That article was my […]
Kino Classics will release Night Tide, a landmark 1961 independent horror film by Curtis Harrington, on Blu-ray and DVD on Blu-ray and DVD on October 15th in new HD transfer from original 35mm film elements and featuring audio commentary with Curtis Harrington and Dennis Hopper. Night Tide tells the story of a sailor on shore leave who becomes […]
Naked City is a spin off television of the film noir classic of the same name. The show spanned for 4 seasons and ran 138 episodes from 1958-1963. While the film version was very noir, this show has some of that feel, but is more of a police procedural than anything. And it’s more procedural […]
Arriving on September 11, 2012, a trio of horror flicks will be arriving on Blu-ray for the first time. Killer Klowns From Outer Space, Jeepers Creepers, and Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 will all be making their Blu-ray debut, courtesy of MGM Home Entertainment and each are equipped with a nice selection of extra features. Now […]
I am a big David Lynch fan, but I have never seen Blue Velvet before which makes reviewing the Blu-ray that much more exciting. The Blu-ray is being marketed as a “25th Anniversary” edition, but what seems to be sealing the deal is that it contains nearly an hour of deleted scenes that were thought […]
I am sorry for the lateness in getting this post up. Today I have two quick Blu-ray pieces of news to share with you and one movie related. First up, Sony has announced plans to release Easy Rider, which stars Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda and Jack Nicholson, on Blu-ray October 20th.