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Molly’s Game (Blu-ray Review)

Acclaimed writer Aaron Sorkin has enjoyed a successful run as a screenwriter. Molly’s Game, his directorial debut, based on a memoir by Molly Bloom, was an attempt to accomplish more, even if he did have to settle for another writing nomination at the Academy Awards. Regardless, one can see why his interest was piqued with […]

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Thor: Ragnarok (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

While some have this illusion of some sort of fatigue (Black Panther is laughing HARD about that right now), 2017 was a pretty terrific year for the comic book super hero movies across the board.  Marvel’s three offerings all ramped up the fun factor and were as successful with their comedic chops as they were […]

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Molly’s Game Deals It’s Blu-ray Out For Players This April

From Aaron Sorkin, the mind behind The Social Network, Moneyball, and The West Wing, comes the astounding true story of 26-year-old Molly Bloom, who through sheer nerve, wits, and acumen builds an empire and takes over the ultimate boys club: exclusive high-stakes poker in Molly’s Game, arriving on Digital March 27, 2018 and on Blu-rayTM, DVD, and On Demand April 10, 2018 from STXfilms […]

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THOR: RAGNAROK Debuts On A Hulking 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray March 6th!

Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok,” electrified both audiences and critics alike and now fans can enjoy the colorful cosmic adventure at home. Fans who bring home the Ultimate Cinematic Universe Edition (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital) of “Thor: Ragnarok” will experience all the thunderous action and lightning-fast wit in stunning 4K Ultra HD with […]

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Sharpen Your Poker Skills By Playing ‘Molly’s Game (Movie Review)

I must have a very simple mind.  Alright, I definitely do.  When I first saw the trailer for Molly’s Game I just didn’t get it.  My fiancee had to explain it to me.  Isn’t that sad?  Ha ha.  I blame it on exhaustion and stress from work.  However, after subsequent viewings of it and a […]

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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Five New Indie Titles

Since I’m gonna be dealing with family X-mas events over the next few weeks, wanted to get my final film reviews of the year up for those looking to do cinema over the holiday.  And the end of the year indie film fare has all angles covered with cowards forced to turn strong in the […]

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The Dark Tower (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

For so many damn years, there’s been nonstop chatter about Stephen King’s series of novels dubbed “The Dark Tower”. These dealt with a gunslinger characters and some sort of super ambitious premise that everyone demanded to be put into a movie. King fans kept telling you that this was going to be the film of […]

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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Is Like Christmas Morning As A Kid (Movie Review)

I have a new modern day definition of the word fun.  When I think of “fun” now I am reminded of the fantastic Thor: Ragnarok film trailers.  In a world full of so much seriousness, hate protests and whatnot it’s totally awesome to think how a two minute plus movie trailer can put a smile on […]

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THE DARK TOWER Slings Its Way To 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray On Halloween

Idris Elba (Prometheus) and Academy Award® winner Matthew McConaughey (Best Actor, Dallas Buyers Club, 2013) star in THE DARK TOWER, the epic adventure based on the Stephen King book series, debuting on digital October 17 and on 4K Ultra HD™/Blu-ray™, Blu-ray and DVD October 31 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Roland, the last Gunslinger (Idris Elba) has been […]

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Prometheus (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

With the release of Alien: Covenant on 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray, its predecessor Prometheus easily lent itself to piggy backing with it on release date. A pretty simple upgrade for the 2012 Ridley Scott film. A film at odds with its audience, I find Prometheus a film I’m always eager and happy to revisit for another […]

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‘The Dark Tower’ Falls (Movie Review)

It may not have been painful, but The Dark Tower is not an exciting launch to the cinematic world fans have been waiting for. After years of attempts to bring Stephen King’s novel series to the big screen, the result is a bland shrug of a film. Despite the efforts of four screenwriters to do the […]

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Finding Dory (Blu-ray Review)

As most probably expected, Finding Dory became the year’s biggest film this summer.  Following one of Disney/Pixar’s most successful, beloved and heralded films of all time was sort of a no-brainer in the wondering of who’s going to go see it.  This time they would focus on the fish with the short term memory loss, […]

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Finding Dory (Digital HD Review)

As most probably expected, Finding Dory became the year’s biggest film this summer.  Following one of Disney/Pixar’s most successful, beloved and heralded films of all time was sort of a no-brainer in the wondering of who’s going to go see it.  This time they would focus on the fish with the short term memory loss, […]

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Star Trek Beyond (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Star Trek Beyond promises us one thing going in, a departure from J. J. Abrams’ direction.  It of course delivers more, but my main concern was what kind of adventure are we in store for?  For too long now I hear complaints from longtime Trekkies upset over the direction of the first two films.  Most notably, […]

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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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The Jungle Book (Blu-ray Review)

Disney presents the live-action epic adventure The Jungle Book, directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man,” “Iron Man 2,” “Chef”) and produced by Favreau and Brigham Taylor (executive producer of “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” “Tomorrowland”), “The Jungle Book” is a live-action epic adventure based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories, inspired by Disney’s […]

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‘Star Trek Beyond’ Crashes In Third Place (Movie Review)

Star Trek Beyond promises us one thing going in, a departure from J. J. Abrams’ direction.  It of course delivers more, but my main concern was what kind of adventure are we in store for?  For too long now I hear complaints from longtime Trekkies upset over the direction of the first two films.  Most […]

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Teamwork & Visuals Push ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Just Another Day In Space (Movie Review)

This new series of Star Trek films should ideally have been my gateway into getting a better feel for the series. The J.J. Abrams films were not without merit, but even with a changing of hands to director Justin Lin, I seem to still be largely unmoved by what this franchise has to offer. The […]

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