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Unforgiven (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Back in my old quality control days for Blu-ray and DVD, it also included the short lived HD-DVD format. Toshiba’s failed high definition discs did beat Blu-ray to market. In the testing world, I’ve mentioned the first two titles were Goodfellas and Million Dollar Baby. Well, the third was Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven. This was the […]

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No Way Out (Blu-ray Review)

Imagine being a hunter leading highly trained bloodhounds in pursuit of a killer… and the trail leads directly to you! Starring Academy-Award® winners Kevin Costner  and Gene Hackman,  No Way Out is “a mesmerizing look at Washington power” (The Hollywood Reporter). Available on February 16th, 2016 from Shout! Factory, this taut and stylish thriller also […]

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Heartbreakers (Blu-ray Review)

In the fine tradition of comedy caper films such as How To Steal A Million, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Gambit, comes Heartbreakers starring Sigourney Weaver (Alien) and Jennifer Love Hewitt (TV’s Party of Five) as a mother and daughter con team.  Heartbreakers, directed by David Mirkin (Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion) from a screenplay […]

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Naked City: 20 Star-Filled Episodes (DVD Review)

Naked City is a spin off television of the film noir classic of the same name.  The show spanned for 4 seasons and ran 138 episodes from 1958-1963.  While the film version was very noir, this show has some of that feel, but is more of a police procedural than anything.  And it’s more procedural […]

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Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Best Pictures (DVD Review)

Warner Brothers is celebrating its landmark 90th anniversary with a year-long initiative to release seven new major home entertainment collections. The campaign’s flagship release, The Best of Warner Bros. 100 Film DVD Collection, showcases 100 movies from the studio’s historic, hallowed archives — the largest film library in the world.  The limited and numbered box […]

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Francis Ford Coppola 5-Film Collection on Blu-ray December 5th!

From “one of the greatest films of all time” (Chicago Sun Times) Apocalypse Now to the “raw and riveting” (Rolling Stone) Tetro, the set includes some of the iconic filmmaker’s best works, sharing a combined total of 12 Academy Award® nominations and two wins. In addition to Apocalypse Now and Tetro, the collection also includes […]

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This September See Several Fox Filmmaker Signature Series Films On Blu-Ray

On September 18th, Fox will be releasing several films under their Filmmaker Signature Series banner.  This films being released on this day include The Brothers McMullen, She’s The One, The French Connection, Wall Street, Hoffa, and The War of the Roses.  What makes the Filmmaker Signature Series notable is that all of these Blu-rays are […]

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The Firm (Blu-ray Review)

Paramount Pictures has gone to its catalog vault and brought The Firm to Blu-ray in a Best Buy EXCLUSIVE.  The Firm is Sydney Pollack’s take on John Grisham’s legal thriller of the same name.  Tom Cruise stars in the The Firm which features a most impressive all star cast including Gene Hackman, Hal Holbrook, David […]

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Superman: The Motion Picture Anthology (1978-2006) Flies in on Blu-Ray June 7th

No, this is NOT an April Fool’s joke.  Warner Bros. has released this PR release for the world to see. Superman: Motion Picture Anthology will be hitting stores on Blu-ray June 7th, 2011!  This anthology set will consist of EIGHT discs with all four movies and hours upon hours of special features!   One of […]

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Visit ‘The Firm’ on Blu-ray May 29th (Best Buy Exclusive)

Paramount will be releasing the courtroom drama-thriller The Firm on Blu-ray May 29th in a Best Buy EXCLUSIVE promotion.  The Firm stars Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman, among others, in this thriller based on the best selling novel by John Grisham.  The Firm will be released on Blu-ray for the first time in 1080p with Dolby […]

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