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Lost Horizon – 80th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

The last few years have been very nice to Frank Capra, as his classic films have been given brand-new remastered releases. The Criterion Collection put out It Happened One Night and Sony has put out some of his Columbia Pictures work. Why So Blu’s Brandon Peters has covered Mr. Smith Goes to Washington and Mr. […]

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Frank Capra’s LOST HORIZON Arrives on Blu-ray October 3 to Celebrate its 80th Anniversary

Celebrate the 80th anniversary of the lavishly produced Frank Capra classic, LOST HORIZON, based on the best-selling novel by James Hilton. Ronald Colman and Jane Wyatt star in this unique journey to the enchanted paradise of Shangri-La, where time stands still. Now restored in 4K and featuring an additional minute of rarely seen footage long […]

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Mr. Deeds Goes To Town – 80th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

It’s insane to come to the realization that Frank Capra’s timeless classic, Mr Deeds Goes Town is celebrating its 80th year of existence.  A couple of years ago, I reviewed the Blu-ray for another Capra legend, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington.  That film and this one share a lot in common with one another.  They […]

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MR DEEDS GOES TO Blu-ray TOWN For Its 80th Anniversary October 4th!

One of the crown jewels in the Columbia Pictures catalog celebrates its 80th anniversary by debuting on Blu-ray™ when MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN arrives Oct. 4 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, initially available exclusively from Amazon.  The Blu-ray, digitally restored and mastered in 4K, will be presented in collectible Digibook packaging, featuring 24 pages of […]

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Super-Sized Top Ten: Aaron’s Astonishing Blu-ray Picks For 2014

This year I decided to go big with my list for the best Blu-rays.  Kicking off my Top 10 year-end lists for 2014 is an article devoted to what I consider to be the best the Blu-ray format has had to offer for this year.  These are films that I have been able to really […]

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Mr. Smith Goes To Washington – 75th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Anyone interested in the history of film knows that the 1930s was considered the Golden Era of Hollywood.  Technological advancements were changing the way the film landscape was shaping up, stories started pushing through and testing the limits.  The final year of that decade closed out an impressive run with one of the biggest Academy […]

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It’s A Wonderful Life 2-Disc Collector’s Edition Gift Set (Blu-ray Review)

Take a trip to Bedford Falls to experience the life-affirming message of director Frank Capra’s much loved classic all over again now that It’s a Wonderful Life has been re-released in a new two-disc Blu-ray Shadow Box Gift Set that came out on November 1, 2011 from Paramount Home Entertainment.  Starring James Stewart (Mr. Smith […]

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‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ Debuts on Blu-ray November 1st

Take a trip to Bedford Falls to experience the life-affirming message of director Frank Capra’s enduringly popular classic all over again when  IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE gets its wings in a new two-disc Blu-ray™ Shadow Box Gift Set on November 1, 2011 from Paramount Home Entertainment.  Starring James Stewart (Mr. Smith Goes To Washington), Donna […]

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