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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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This Must Be The Place (Blu-ray Review)

If someone were to ask me what one of the quirkiest premises for a movie was, I would probably respond with the plot for This Must Be the Place, a comedy-drama, which stars Sean Penn as a retired rock star who goes on a mission to find a Nazi criminal.  For those who just said, […]

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Promised Land Movie Review – Just Seen It

Brenna and Aaron are joined by guest reviewer Mark Ellis from Schmoes Know for a review of the new drama, Promised Land. Starring Brenna Smith, Aaron Fink and Mark Ellis. Directed by Sean Wright. Synopsis: Steve and Sue offer a dying farm town a chance for survival. Their company will pay for the right to drill for […]

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Behold The Outdoor Majesty Of ‘Moonrise Kingdom’

Just to get it out of the way, I am a big fan of writer/director Wes Anderson’s work (Rushmore, The Royal Tenembaums, Fantastic Mr. Fox, etc.) and was already inclined to enjoy his latest film.  The fact that I really enjoyed Moonrise Kingdom does not come from a bias however; it comes from recognizing a […]

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Moonrise Kingdom – Just Seen It Move Review

Suzy and Sam are pen pals that run away to elope. But when Sam’s scout master and Suzy’s parents discover they’re gone, they sound the alarm. Fleeing the authorities, they fight for their love as a hurricane approaches. This Wes Anderson directed romantic dramedy adventure stars Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill […]

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon 4 disc Ultimate Edition Blu-ray released on January 31st

From director Michael Bay and executive producer Steven Spielberg, in association with Hasbro, Paramount Pictures’ global smash hit Transformers: Dark of the Moon returns to Earth January 31, 2012 in a four-disc Ultimate Edition Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD combo pack with UltraViolet™ and a Digital Copy.  A must-own film for every home media collection, […]

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon (Blu-ray Review)

Summer 2011 came and went like a thief in the night.  It is the Fall season (at least it’s approaching the Fall season), and one of Summer 2011’s flagship films is here on the Blu-ray format!  That film is Transformers: Dark of the Moon.  If you’re  a a fan of the first two films, then […]

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Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon Blasts off on Blu-ray/DVD on September 30

Spectacular action, stunning visual effects, non-stop thrills and fan-favorite characters including OPTIMUS PRIME, BUMBLEBEE and Sam Witwicky rocketed Transformers: Dark of the Moon into the stratosphere, with the latest installment of the wildly popular TRANSFORMERS franchise surpassing its predecessors to earn over $1.1 billion at the worldwide box office.  From Paramount Pictures in association with […]

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Transformers 3: Boom Boom Bay

Throughout time, as far as Autobots are concerned, it has always been important to fight for what is right.  I think Michael Bay believes in what is right, I really do.  His more is more approach has proven to be poison from a critical standpoint, but I truly believe that he enjoys being able to […]

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