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Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs Arrives on Blu-ray July 17th

Wes Anderson is a director that just doesn’t seem to know how to disappoint me. His second stop-motion animated feature once again proved to be a delight. Movie fans can add ISLE OF DOGS to their digital collection on Movies Anywhere beginning June 26th and purchase the Blu-ray and DVD starting July 17th. The film features an all-star cast […]

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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Five New Indie Titles

Five flicks brave indie dissection this week in the humble continuation of shedding some light on the lesser-known cinematic outings.  Suspense tales that may or may not be a figment of the imagination, a disturbing look at what happens after an assault, a boy searching for his trusty four-legged companion on an isolated island, a […]

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Writer and director Martin McDonagh has hit big this year with his highly acclaimed and decorated third feature film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. It has been collecting hardware for the overall film as well as the performances of Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell, with Woody Harrelson receiving nominations for his role. Like many others, […]

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Blu-ray Review)

Films do not need to provide easy answers to every question they bring up. Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri (a title that will never roll off the tongue) is a movie analyzing the plights of multiple characters and has no desire to let any of them off easy. In fact, the film practically revels in […]

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THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is Available to Shock and Delight this February on Blu-ray

Award-winning actress Frances McDormand (Fargo) delivers a stunningly powerful performance in this darkly comic drama that has been hailed as one of the year’s best films. A murdered girl’s defiant mother (McDormand) boldly paints three local signs with a controversial message, igniting a furious battle with a volatile cop (Sam Rockwell) and the town’s revered […]

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Jason Coleman’s Top Ten Films Of 2017

What a year 2017 was and thanks to WhySoBlu and specifically head man Brian White the past year was one memorable movie loving time for yours truly.  I got to see more films than any other previous year (by my calculation I only missed The Post and BPM – not bad!), keep the love of my […]

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Transformers: Dark Of The Moon (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

We continue this Thanksgiving weekend journey through autobot Earth history with Transformers: Dark of the Moon.  This third film completes the Sam Witwicky trilogy Shia exits after this one.  When the film came out it was noted as being a noticeable improvement over the first film. And oddly, its one of the first films I […]

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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Ten New Indie Titles

Since those top lists of ten are always popular columns, why not attach such a number to my weekly indie roundup?  Yup, I’m tenaciously tackling a triumphant ten smaller cinematic flicks to give smaller film fare lovers a much needed critical head’s up.  Tales of angry moms and their big billboards, curious teen gals with […]

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Brandon’s Blu-ray Wishlist For 2017!

Barring some sort of super late rush surprise announcement, 2016 for the year of Blu-ray is pretty much in the books.  And as always, looking back, it was another terrific year.  Many more Wishlist films from years’ past were granted on Blu-ray and some that were being prepped for this list got announced before it […]

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Short Cuts – The Criterion Collection (Blu-ray Review)

The Criterion Collection has been quite kind to director Robert Altman this year. In addition to putting out The Player, Nashville and McCabe and Mrs. Miller for the first time, we now have a Blu-ray release for his LA-based, character epic Shot Cuts. Inspired by a series of short stories and poems by Raymond Carver, […]

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Hail, Caesar! (Blu-ray Review)

While they are among the most acclaimed modern filmmakers of today, one of the criticisms leveled at Joel and Ethan Coen is how mean they are to their characters. There may be truth in that, but Hail, Caesar! certainly says a lot about their love for the movies. Set in the 1950s, the Golden Age […]

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The Good Dinosaur (Blu-ray Review)

From the innovative minds of Disney•Pixar comes a hilariously heartwarming adventure about the power of confronting and overcoming your fears and discovering who you are meant to be. The Good Dinosaur asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely, and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? In this […]

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Olive Kitteridge (Blu-ray Review)

A mesmerizing look at small town life, the four-part HBO® Miniseries drama Olive Kitteridge, starring Academy Award winner Frances McDormand and Academy Award® nominee Richard Jenkins.  The HBO Miniseries production was directed “with an impeccable balance of sensitivity and humor” (Hollywood Reporter) by Academy Award nominated director Lisa Cholodenk and is based on Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of […]

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‘The Twilight Zone: The Complete 80’s Series on DVD August 26th!

Travel into the fifth dimension once again with THE TWILIGHT ZONE, testing the limits of reality and exploring the mysteries of the universe. Airing from 1985 to 1989, this critically acclaimed anthology series carried on the legacy of the original Rod Serling program and attracted a brand new audience of fans. The series features major […]

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Fargo (Blu-ray Review)

Crossing another feature off my list of modern classics that are favorite films mine, which I have now written a review for, Fargo has returned to Blu-ray once again, with a new remastered transfer.  This Oscar-winning Coen Brothers film has had its share of releases in the past and even if there is still bound […]

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Cult Favorite “Fargo” Arrives Remastered on Blu-ray April 1

Not sure how much I can say about Fargo, beyond just, “It’s brilliant”, but here it goes.  Fargo was one of the best films of the 90s, one of my favorite films ever, and is full of great performances, direction, and dark humor.  It is a fantastic film and now it is getting an all […]

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

Originally slated for December, Scream Factory’s Collector’s Edition of Sam Raimi’s Darkman finally arrives on Blu-ray.  For good reason, too.  They got Liam “I will find you and I will kill you” Neeson to sit down for an interview exclusive to this release.  And, to be honest, this release was PACKED before they even cherry […]

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Turn Out The Lights! DARKMAN Is Coming To Blu-ray February 18th!

Sam Raimi’s Darkman may already be on Blu-ray, but that release will be entirely amateur compared to what Scream Factory has up their sleeves for it.  Its getting their legendary “Collector’s Edition” treatment and they have a big big big grab on this one.  Its going to contain a brand new interview with star Liam […]

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