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Insecure Season 1 (Blu-ray Review)

Releasing soon on Blu-ray and Digital HD, the first season of HBO’s new comedy “Insecure” stars comedian Issa Rae as an awkward young black woman just trying to live her life in Los Angeles. The show is created by Rae and Larry Wilmore, of the unfortunately cancelled “Nightly Show” on Comedy Central, and makes a […]

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HBO’s VINYL: The Complete First Season Comes To Blu-ray June 7th

Vinyl, created by Golden Globe winner and Emmy® nominee Mick Jagger (Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown), Academy Award® winner and Emmy® winner Martin Scorsese (The Departed, Boardwalk Empire) and acclaimed author Rich Cohen and Academy Award® nominee and multiple Emmy® winner Terence Winter (Boardwalk Empire), is set to make its Home Entertainment debut […]

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Da Vinci’s Demons – The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray Review)

This season opens with the Turkish army as their ships approach the shores of Italy, poised to attack.  Meanwhile Da Vinci is at the ready with one of his inventions; he has secured multiple cannons together in a way that they can be fired and maneuvered by one person.  But what he doesn’t know is […]

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The Wire Is Coming To Blu-ray In Full This June!

Great to see in HD, but this release should prove to be interesting, given the nature of the remastering.  Anyway:  Hailed as “one of the best and most original series on television in decades” (The New York Times), the groundbreaking hit series The Wire makes its highly anticipated debut on Blu-ray June 2, 2015. For The Wire: The […]

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Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Fifth Season (Blu-ray Review)

Boardwalk Empire is the series that I always felt both audiences and HBO wanted more from.  Make no mistake, this Prohibition era-set crime drama, starring Steve Buscemi, was certainly a handsome production, with many fine performances, and a narrative that made some big turns throughout its 56-episode run, but I never felt like this would […]

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HBO Home Entertainment Announces The Wire: The Complete Series

One of the best shows…well, ever, is coming to Blu-ray.  The Wire is both one of the greatest TV shows of all time and also one of the least represented when it comes to all the Emmys and Golden Globes it should have won.  With that in mind, the expansion of HBO’s availability at least […]

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Eastbound & Down: The Complete Fourth & Final Season (Blu-ray Review)

I have been a huge fan of HBO’s comedy series Eastbound & Down and the ridiculous, foul-mouthed anti-hero character that is Kenny Powers since the beginning.  I know some people are not big fans of Danny McBride, but I find him hilarious and this show, which he is heavily involved in the production of, was […]

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Game of Thrones: The Complete Third Season Comes to Blu-ray this February! Here’s all of the Details!

Find out what all the furor is about when Game of Thrones: The Complete Third Season comes to Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download on February 18, 2014. Part political thriller, part epic fantasy, season 3 of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones continued its ascent to television’s Iron Throne with one of TV’s most […]

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Vice TV Show Review – Just Seen It

We review the newsmagazine from HBO – VICE           WATCH US ON PBS SOCAL Saturdays at 6PM or pbssocal.org/justseenit

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The Newsroom TV Review – Just Seen It

Aaron Sorkin presents this new drama on HBO about a cable news anchor, his new executive producer and staff and the trials and tribulations related to producing a nightly news program. Together, they face of corporate and commercial obstacles and their own personal histories. This HBO drama is created and produced by Aaron Sorkin. Starring […]

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Girls – HBO Series Premiere – Just Seen It TV Review

Girls follows the live of four young women in their early 20s, living in New York City and trying to figure out work, relationships and friendship. This HBO drama is created by Lena Dunham and produced by Lena Dunham and Judd Apatow and stars Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke and Zosia Mamet.

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IDW Announces a Second Printing for True Blood

Here’s something I totally forgot to pick up while out at Comic-Con this year.  Now I may have another chance!  HBO and IDW Publishing have announced a second printing for the True Blood comic book series.  Obviously, the first printing sold out instantly.  The second printing will be available in stores everywhere on August 25th.  […]

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True Blood’s Inky Debut @ Comic-Con 2010

I found out about this HBO and IDW Publishing title about a month ago and I could not be more excited about it.  Yep, that’s right folks…the True Blood comic book series!  I don’t think I even need any fancy schmancy introduction to tell you how excited fans of the show must be over this […]

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True Blood Season 2 is Sexier on Blu-ray

It’s no secret that some of here at WSB are huge fans of HBO’s smash-hit True Blood.  We provided coverage of the True Blood panel at last year’s Comic-Con and we even wrote about True Blood in a no holds barred editorial last year.  So what’s all the fuss about today?  Well, we are just excited to finally […]

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