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Celebrate 20 Years Of MEN IN BLACK With The 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray Of The Trilogy!

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the iconic MEN IN BLACK franchise by bringing all three films in the blockbuster trilogy to next-generation 4K Ultra HD™ for the first time December 5. The films are only available together in sleek, limited edition collectible packaging and include Men in Black, Men in Black II and Men in Black 3. The collection […]

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Beauty And The Beast (Blu-ray Review)

Since the emergence of the billion dollar box office smash Alice In Wonderland from director Tim Burton, Disney has been going down the list of its animated classics and adapting them into live action blockbusters. Some better than others (Malificent-blah, Jungle Book-wow, amazing!), but very much these films are sure to attract an audience and […]

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Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

In celebration of the 4K Ultra HD release Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, the latest adventure and series starter in the wizarding world lived in by J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter, Warner Bros is format jumping the original films in the series.  They’ll all get that higher resolution with High Dynamic Range applied to […]

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Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1 (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

In celebration of the 4K Ultra HD release Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, the latest adventure and series starter in the wizarding world lived in by J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter, Warner Bros is format jumping the original films in the series.  They’ll all get that higher resolution with High Dynamic Range applied to […]

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Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

In celebration of the 4K Ultra HD release Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, the latest adventure and series starter in the wizarding world lived in by J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter, Warner Bros is format jumping the original films in the series.  They’ll all get that higher resolution with High Dynamic Range applied to […]

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‘Beauty And The Beast’ Has Humans Again, But Only Adds So Much (Movie Review)

With Disney currently raking in enough piles of money to put Scrooge McDuck’s Money Bin to shame, it seemed like only a matter of time before audiences would get a live-action re-imagining of one of their modern classics. Beauty and the Beast is special for many and it represents a high water mark for the […]

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Burnt (Blu-ray Review)

Chef Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) had it all and lost it. The former enfant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene had earned two Michelin stars and only ever cared about the thrill of creating explosions of taste. To land his own kitchen and that third elusive star though, Jones will need to leave his bad […]

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Burnt Heats Up On The Blu-ray Format This January

Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company are proud to announce the home entertainment release of the delectable “four star feast” (Pete Hammond, Deadline) Burnt starring the “strong ensemble cast” (Philippa Hawker, The Sydney Morning Herald) Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook, American Sniper, Upcoming: Joy) Sienna Miller (American Sniper), Omar Sy (Jurassic World, The Intouchables), Daniel Brühl (Inglourious Basterds, Rush), Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl, Ex Machina), Matthew Rhys ( TV’s “Brothers […]

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‘Survivor’ on Blu-ray & DVD July 7

Alchemy is proud to announce the home entertainment release of the action-packed adventure, SURVIVOR. Directed by James McTeigue (V for Vendetta, The Raven) and starring Milla Jovovich (the Resident Evil franchise, The Fifth Element), Pierce Brosnan (Tomorrow Never Dies, Die Another Day), Dylan McDermott (Olympus Has Fallen, FX’s “American Horror Story.”), Academy Award® nominee Angela Bassett (Olympus Has Fallen, FX’s “American Horror Story,What’s Love Got to Do With It), Robert Forster (Olympus […]

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Men, Women & Children (Blu-ray Review)

Academy Award® nominated* director Jason Reitman (Up In the Air, Juno) delivers the “powerful and provocative” (Scott Mantz, “Access Hollywood”) MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN.  Adam Sandler (Grown Ups), Jennifer Garner (Dallas Buyers Club) and Ansel Elgort (The Fault in Our Stars) lead “an amazing ensemble cast” (Mark S. Allen, CBS/CW TV) in this film about […]

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MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN Comes To Blu-ray January 13!

Academy Award® nominated* director Jason Reitman (Up In the Air, Juno) delivers the “powerful and provocative” (Scott Mantz, “Access Hollywood”) MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN, debuting on Digital HD and On Demand December 16, 2014—four weeks before it’s available on disc—from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  The film will be available on Blu-ray and DVD January 13, […]

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Saving Mr. Banks (Blu-ray Review)

Disney’s 2013 Oscar hopeful, Saving Mr. Banks has come to Blu-ray.  Boasting stellar performances by Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks, it stunned many when all it got nominated for was Best Original Score (Thomas Newman).  No matter, the film received plenty of other award recognition with some wins and was a rousing success at the […]

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Enjoy Some Clips From Tomorrow’s SAVING MR. BANKS Blu-ray!

Hey all!  Tomorrow sees the release of Disney’s acclaimed film Saving Mr. Banks starring Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks.  It tells the story of making the classic Mary Poppins.  While you’re waiting for your local brick and mortar store to open or the mailman to open your mailbox to get your paws on your copy, […]

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SAVING MR BANKS On Blu-ray March 18th!

Here’s one of those “Oscar rush” December movies that I missed out on back in December.  And as it ended up, this one didn’t quite make the noise some thought it might have come nomination time.  So, it looks like I made the right call on waiting for this one.  And I won’t have to […]

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‘Saving Mr. Banks’ From Disney’s Grasp (Movie Review)

It is not as though I am completely averse to movies with intentions of having good-natured stories or ones that thrive on inevitably sweet and heart-warming outcomes, but sometimes a premise and those involved can give you that idea and sway your interest elsewhere.  I have not seen Mary Poppins in many years and do […]

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Beautiful Creatures (Blu-ray Review)

A supernatural love story set in the South, Beautiful Creatures tells the tale of two star-crossed lovers: Ethan (Alden Ehrenreich), a young man longing to escape his small town, and Lena (Alice Englert), a mysterious new girl.  Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town.  Oscar nominee Richard LaGravenese […]

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Beautiful Creatures Movie Review – Just Seen It

Watch us on National Public Television – check your local listing for showtimes! Kevin, Rachel and Aaron review this bewitching romantic drama. Starring Kevin Taft, Rachel Appelbaum, and Aaron Fink. Directed by Amy Taylor. WATCH US ON PBS SOCAL Saturdays at 6PM or pbssocal.org/justseenit

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Beautiful Creatures Is Campy, Melodramatic, And Fun (Movie Review)

If Twilight has paved the way for movies like Warm Bodies and Beautiful Creatures to be made, then I am all for it at this point.  I am not actively seeking out paranormal teen romance movies, but the fallout from one self-serious franchise has led to a couple, more accessible and enjoyable features that I […]

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