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Super-Sized Top Ten: Aaron’s Finest Blu-ray Picks For 2016

Time to kick off some lists! First up we have the Blu-ray list. Like previous years (2013, 2014, 2015), I have decided to tackle every aspect of what I enjoyed about this year in Blu-ray. This list consists of what I consider to be the best 2016 had to offer for the Blu-ray format based […]

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Gerard’s Top Blu-ray List of 2016!

Another year-end Top Blu-ray list is upon us. Again, like last year’s Top Blu-ray list, I have removed the order of titles in terms of numbering system, with the exception of the #1 spot. We have a clear winner in that department and it is a doozy. All of the other titles are placed in […]

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Pacific Rim (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

When my reviewer Gerard Iribe and Aaron Neuwirth (his Comic-Con 2012 coverage here and WonderCon 2013’s here) first brought Pacific Rim to my attention, I wasn’t sold on it at all.  The trailer and its crappy narration just felt way too generic for me.  Although the concept has never been done in this grand of scale on the big screen, […]

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Criterion October 2016 Titles Get Announced!

We are thrilled to announce Criterion’s latest spellbinding lineup. Guillermo del Toro is at the center of the exciting October slate, which features a new stand-alone edition of the haunting, Oscar-winning fantasy epic Pan’s Labyrinth as well as a set-available in both a DVD edition and a sumptuously designed Blu-ray box that includes a deluxe […]

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Crimson Peak (Blu-ray Review)

A sheltered young woman abandons the safe certainty of her upbringing for life with an alluring aristocrat on a remote English estate in Crimson Peak, a visually stunning and intensely disturbing thriller from writer and director Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy), coming to Digital HD on January 26, 2016, and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and […]

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Guillermo del Toro’s CRIMSON PEAK Arrives On Blu-ray February 9th!

A sheltered young woman abandons the safe certainty of her upbringing for life with an alluring aristocrat on a remote English estate in Crimson Peak, a visually stunning and intensely disturbing thriller from writer and director Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy), coming to Digital HD on January 26, 2016, and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD […]

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition (Blu-ray Review)

It must be the month of Mowvember because the Rated-R (yes you read that right) Extended Edition of the third film in hopefully the final trilogy is upon us.  You know what one I’m talking about.  The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies is the film both fans of The Hobbit franchise have been anxiously waiting for and […]

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The Strain: The Complete First Season – Premium Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

The second season of The Strain is premiering soon on FX and what better way to celebrate than by checking in on the first season of the series. There is of course a chance that you may have already seen the first season and even own the Blu-ray, which was reviewed by Why So Blu’s Brian […]

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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Battles On Blu-ray This March!

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies arrives on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, 2-Disc DVD Special Edition and Digital HD on March 24th from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.  The Blu-ray and Digital HD include much desired extras such as “Recruiting the Five Armies,” “Completing Middle-earth,” “The Last Goodbye” and “New Zealand: Home […]

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CRIMSON PEAK – The First Teaser For Guillermo Del Toro’s Haunted House Film

Here’s a film I am very excited for.  Guillermo del Toro has a gothic horror story coming out this October and we now have the first look at it.  The film stars Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, and Charlie Hunnam.  This looks like something completely fitting for del Toro and given his attitude on […]

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The Book Of Life (Blu-ray Review)

The Nightmare Before Christmas has become a widely loved kids film, when it comes to celebrating Halloween.  If things go the way they should, The Book of Life is in a nice position to become the film that represents Dia de los Muertos for kids, let alone brings it further into mainstream prominence.  Director Jorge […]

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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Finally All Sign A Peace Treaty (Movie Review)

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies is the film both fans of The Hobbit franchise have been anxiously waiting for and the moviegoers that do not care too much about the saga and just want it to finally come to an end.  However, to me it’s so much more.  Whether you read the […]

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Bring Home the Most Breathtaking Animation Family Adventure when “The Book of Life” Arrives on Blu-ray This January

The Book of Life was a wonderfully different animated adventure produced by Guillermo del Toro and written and directed by Jorge R. Gutierrez.  The film was a celebration of the day of the dead through a neat fantasy tale involving two friends voiced by Channing Tatum and Diego Luna, vying for the affections of their best […]

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The Strain: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray Review)

Something exciting actually happened here this past summer in Austin, TX.  Hooray!  The pilot episode of The Strain premiered at the ATX Television Festival here in June this year.  Now although I wasn’t present for its festival premiere, I was able to catch the pilot episode the night it aired this past July on FX […]

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‘The Book Of Life’ Is Full Of Life (Movie Review)

The Nightmare Before Christmas has become a widely loved kids film, when it comes to celebrating Halloween.  If things go the way they should, The Book of Life is in a nice position to become the film that represents Dia de los Muertos for kids, let alone brings it further into mainstream prominence.  Director Jorge […]

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The Strain Season One Lives on Blu-ray This December

Today’s your lucky day and you just don’t know it yet, but I am going to tell you why. It’s with great enthusiasm and joy that I announce to you that this December 2nd you get to experience the first season of TV’s hottest, most blood-curdling sci-fi series  from Executive Producers-Writers Guillermo Del Toro, Carlton […]

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Today Only: Amazon Gold Box Deal for Pacific Rim Collector’s Edition And The Predator Bundle

Here we go with the whole, “We’re a Blu-ray site thing.”  Amazon has a solid Gold Box Deal of the Day – Pick up either the Predator Blu-ray  bundle pack or the Pacific Rim Collector’s Edition Blu-ray for a low price.  Both are over 50% off, making for some great deals.  Anyone that is a Predator fan can […]

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Gregg’s Top 10 Films of 2013

What an interesting year we had as it presented us with plenty of ammo at both ends of the quality spectrum. We had the horridness known as Machete Kills, as well as the brilliance of films such as J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek sequel. It was also another year of super heroes. Some arrived from the pages […]

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