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Tag Archive for 'Dennis Hopper'

Land Of The Dead – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

When Dawn of the Dead (The Snyder version) became a big success, Universal final ponied up for George Romero’s fourth film in his vision for his legendary zombie “Of The Dead” series. Coming in the summer of 2005, the film didn’t really take off like Snyders, but importantly, the thing finally got made.  And I […]

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Romero’s LAND OF THE DEAD And Snyder’s DAWN OF THE DEAD On Collector’s Edition Scream Factory Blu-rays This Halloween!

This Halloween, get ready for a double dose of zombie apocalypse mayhem and trips to hell! On October 31, 2017, Scream Factory™ is proud to present DAWN OF THE DEAD Collector’s Edition 2-Disc Blu-ray  and George A. Romero’s LAND OF THE DEAD Collector’s Edition 2-Disc Blu-ray.  These two definitive collector’s editions boast new 2K transfer, revealing extras and new interviews […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Apocalypse Now”

Been sharing some quality adult movie time with my ever-growing son (who is of course named after a movie character himself!) and decided to highlight one of our recently viewed selections here for the uninitiated…and those who need a firm film reminder – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  Today we delve right into “the horror” […]

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Colors – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

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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UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG, RUMBLE FISH and More Coming to The Criterion Collection in April 2017

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 […]

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COLORS Collector’s Edition On Shout Select Blu-ray March 7th!

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 […]

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The Twilight Zone: The Complete Series (Blu-ray Review)

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 […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “The Hot Spot”

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 […]

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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 […]

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Brandon’s Blu-ray Wishlist: 1st Week Of February 2014

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 […]

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Night Tide Comes to Blu-ray this October

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 […]

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Naked City: 20 Star-Filled Episodes (DVD Review)

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 […]

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A Trio Of Halloween Titles New to Blu-ray from MGM Home Entertainment Coming This September

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 […]

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Blue Velvet (Blu-ray Review)

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 […]

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The Daily Blu…September 1, 2009

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. 

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