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Willard (Blu-ray Review)

Like most of my generation, I believe I first came into consciousness of Willard with the 2003 remake. What looked like an odd, cooky horror film starring Crispin Glover and Laura Harring about a guy who seemingly had some sort of weird psychic thing with his pet rat looked just right up the alley for […]

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WILLARD & BEN Trap Themselves On Blu-ray May 16th!

The furry little menaces from the genus Rattus are something to be feared in the repellent rodent films Willard and Ben. Making their Blu-ray and DVD debuts May 16th, 2017 from Scream Factory,  these two twisted “tails” feature brand-new bonus material, including new scans, new audio commentary and interview with actor Bruce Davison, new audio […]

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Hannie Caulder – Olive Signature Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Olive Signature enters its third month of existence with a continued trend in rebranding and improving upon one of their previous Western genre releases.  This will make it four total for the series out of six movies that have gone into the collection so far.  November brings us to Hannie Caulder, the Raquel Welch revenge […]

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Johnny Guitar – Olive Signature Edition (Blu-ray Review)

A bizarrely veiled allegory for the McCarthy-era Red Scare, Johnny Guitar was misunderstood upon its initial release.  With the leads at their operatic best, the table is now set for an epic showdown in this one-of-a-kind western from director Nicholas Ray (Rebel Without a Cause).  One of the most original takes on the western genre—the women are far […]

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Escape From New York – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Can I gloat for just a brief second to start this off?  Back in 2013 when I reviewed Scream Factory’s release of John Carpenter’s Body Bags, I mentioned that if there were to be an Escape From New York Collector’s Edition, that I’d like the collective that were interviewing John Carpenter to be involved with […]

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Vera Cruz (Blu-ray Review)

Legendary screen icons Gary Cooper (High Noon) and Burt Lancaster (Elmer Gantry) team up for a magnificent, action-packed western from director Robert Aldrich (The Dirty Dozen) and screenwriters Roland Kibbee and James R. Webb.  With sweeping vistas and larger-than-life heroics, it’s a tale as bold and rugged as the characters it so brilliantly depicts.  Cooper […]

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