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Tag Archive for 'George Lucas'

Willow (Blu-ray Review)

In 1988, director Ron Howard and writer/executive producer George Lucas teamed up to make a fantasy/adventure film called Willow.  The story revolves around a reluctant farmer, who aspires to be a wizard, teaming with the greatest sword fighter in the land in order to protect a special baby from an evil queen during a magical, […]

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It’s Official: J.J. Abrams to Direct Star Wars: Episode VII

Yesterday, the internet practically suffered a hemorrhage after hearing word that J.J. Abrams had most likely been signed on to direct Star Wars: Episode VII.  This evening, Disney has finally sent the official press release to confirm this report.  This is certainly interesting news to say the least, given that J.J. Abrams is now essentially […]

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Aaron’s Top 10 Worst Films of 2012

This is not really a post of joy, but every year does see the release of films that are just not good.  I do not try to seek out these films, with the majority being ones that I did think could have redeemable elements, but that just wasn’t the case here.  This list contains what […]

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Aaron’s Top 10 Blu-rays of 2012

Kicking off my Top 10 year-end lists for 2012, here are my Top 10 Blu-rays that I have enjoyed and could not pass up giving full recommendations to.  The following list is set of films that I consider to be some of the best that the Blu-ray format has had to offer for this year.  […]

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WILLOW Comes To Blu-ray For The First Time In March

This March, the enjoyable fantasy adventure film, Willow, hits Blu-ray for the first time.  For those unaware, Willow is a classic good vs. evil fantasy story developed by George Lucas and director Ron Howard.  This is a film that I grew up with and while it is not necessarily the benchmark of fantasy adventure films […]

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Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures (Blu-ray Review)

The man with the hat is back – and looking and sounding better than ever!  The world’s favorite globe-trotting archaeologist is, at long last, embarking on his greatest adventure – when The Complete Indiana Jones Blu-ray Collection comes to Blu-ray Disc from Lucasfilm Ltd. and Paramount Home Media Distribution.  Exploding to instant acclaim, the film […]

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Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures Blu-ray- BONUS FEATURES ANNOUNCED!

Every unforgettable exploit of world-renowned, globetrotting hero Indiana Jones finally comes home with pristine picture and sound when INDIANA JONES: The Complete Adventures debuts on Blu-ray September 18, 2012 from Lucasfilm Ltd. and Paramount Home Media Distribution. The cinematic classic that started it all—Raiders of the Lost Ark—has been meticulously restored under the supervision of […]

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Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures on Blu-ray September 18th

In June of 1981 director Steven Spielberg and executive producer George Lucas introduced  the world to Indiana Jones when the unforgettable Raiders of the Lost Ark debuted in theaters. Exploding to instant acclaim, the film has now been carefully restored, alongside remastered versions of the archaeologist’s other thrilling adventures—Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, […]

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The Complete Indiana Jones Collection on Blu-ray this Fall!

The man with the hat is back – and looking better than ever! The world’s favorite globe-trotting archaeologist is, at long last, embarking on his greatest adventure – when The Complete Indiana Jones Blu-ray Collection comes to Blu-ray Disc from Lucasfilm Ltd. and Paramount Home Media Distribution. The Complete Indiana Jones Blu-ray Collection will be […]

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The Phantom Menace 3D (Movie Review) & Other Star Wars Rants

It was only a matter of time before FX guru and Star Wars creator George Lucas jumped on the 3D bandwagon. This past Friday, Episode I: The Phantom Menace made its arrival in theaters. With massive cardboard standups in cinemas months ago promoting the upcoming release/re-release, hopes were high that Lucas would deliver on the […]

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‘Red Tails’ Crash Lands

Red Tails is like a bad, unironic comic book movie come to life.  It could have been a number of different things, including a thrilling war-time action/adventure or a moving depiction of the turmoil faced by African American pilots during wartime, as they had to prove themselves in the face of segregation.  The film actually […]

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Gregg’s Top 10 Blu-rays of 2011

So many Blu-rays, so little time. If I bought every disc I wanted to see this year, I would’ve gone broke before the summer ended. There were some great releases that didn’t make my list such as Swingers, Attack the Block, and True Blood: Season 3. Then there were the sure-fire films I thought would make […]

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Aaron’s Top 10 Blu-rays of 2011

I am super busy these days, but there are a certain number of films that I could not pass up when it came to checking them out on Blu-ray, at my own leisure, in the comfort of my own home.  The following list is set of films that I consider to be some of the […]

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Matt’s Top 10 Blu-rays of 2011

Here we go. My first annual top ten list for Why So Blu. It may surprise you, make you laugh, make you cry, make you hate, yet if you actually take the time to thoroughly view each of these Blu-ray’s, you will surely be on my side. To be honest, it was quite difficult choosing […]

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Brian’s TOP 10 Blu-ray Picks of 2011

It’s that time of the year already.  I have been through so much this year so I thought f$&k it.  I want to try something new this year.  In the past few years, I had this complex algorithm where I weighted a disc by its film score, audio/video presentation and how many special features it […]

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LEGO Star Wars – The Padawan Menace (Blu-ray Review)

A routine Jedi Academy field trip is turned into a rip-roaring comic adventure in LEGO Star Wars: The Padawan Menace. Tour guide Master Yoda leads a group of rambunctious Jedi younglings through Senate chambers when he senses a disturbance in the Force. Summoned to help save the Republic, he discovers that one of the Younglings […]

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Fox sets release date for ‘Star Wars 3D’ !

It will be a day long remembered! The Star Wars Saga will be back in theaters next February in 3D starting with Episode I – The Phantom Menace and followed by the rest of the legendary series!  I know some people will inevitably complain that it will be in 3D but the conversion is being […]

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CV: George Lucas Announces Star Wars on Blu-ray!

Saturday’s news from Celebration V really hit home with George Lucas’ official announcement that all 6 Star Wars films will be making their way to Blu-ray next year.  There was no release date or no price information, but who the hell cares.  I can finally watch Star Wars again (since my boycott of DVD in […]

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