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The Unholy – Collector’s Series (Blu-ray Review)

It feels like Vestron Video had been dormant for a little bit, with no releases in the oeuvre since that sweet little Wishmaster Collection set many months ago. But, if you think about it, there were four Wishmaster movies and if you did one per month, we’d be just fine (Look at the blowhard defense […]

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Vestron Video Returns On June 26th With THE UNHOLY!

Say your prayers before the Vestron Video Collector’s Series releases the demonic horror classic The Unholy, arriving for the first time on limited-edition Blu-ray on June 27 from Lionsgate. Following the mysterious murders of his predecessors, a newly appointed pastor must battle a powerful demon to save his parish and the world. The Unholy is packed with […]

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When Other New Kids Movies Fly Out, ‘Planes’ Flies In (Movie Review)

I guess there is something to be said for a Disney film like Planes: Fire & Rescue that does not try to go for the modern Disney approach of being a film for everyone, rather than just kids.  While there is nothing about this theatrical sequel to a film that was originally supposed to go […]

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Planes: Fire & Rescue – New Trailer!

“Planes: Fire & Rescue” is a new comedy-adventure about second chances, featuring a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfire. When world famous air racer Dusty (voice of Dane Cook) learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears […]

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All The President’s Men: Two-Disc Special Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Here’s a weird thing to celebrate and commemorate.  While I understand we SHOULD award and appreciate the journalism and work done to uncover the Watergate scandal, its still a very dark spot in American history.  Its something I do think is good to look back on and learn from but an All The President’s Men […]

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The Fog (Blu-ray Review)

John Carpenter hit success big with Halloween in 1978.  Following up that first big success is always a challenge.  He was dubbed the “next Hitchcock” and there was a lot of anticipation for his next film.  But with that, studios offering him deals wanted him to tackle the horror genre again.  Carpenter had no problem […]

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Lincoln (Blu-ray Review)

Inspired by the true-life events confronting Abraham Lincoln and his monumental moral and political challenge to amend the United States Constitution to permanently abolish slavery, Lincoln is a rich and compelling historical and human drama that has been hailed as one of the best film of the year. In-depth bonus features on the Blu-ray/DVD Combo […]

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‘Lincoln’ Finds Courage In Its Craft And Focus

Lincoln is a film that has been a long time coming.  I remember hearing about early stories of director Steven Spielberg working on getting a movie made about Abraham Lincoln, with Tom Hanks being rumored for the role.  Then things became more official, as Liam Neeson was said to be attached.  The time passed, Neeson […]

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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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Who’s Thirsty For ‘Water For Elephants’?

A few months ago, in another review, I confessed to never having seen a Twilight movie.  I must now also confess that I have never seen a movie based on a Nicholas Sparks novel.  However, I have read the book by Sara Gruen, which Water for Elephants is based on.  While the first two facts […]

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Think Twice Before Drinking The ‘Water For Elephants’

I have to say I was totally psyched to see this movie after reading the book.  Why you ask?  Because it involves some of my favorite things in life, and if only for 2 hours, I was finally able to run away with the circus!  First of all, who doesn’t love the circus?  Do you […]

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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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