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Melissa McCarthy Is The LIFE OF THE PARTY On Blu-ray August 7th!

Watch as a newly divorced mother resets her life and navigates the world of college when“Life of the Party” arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital. When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna (McCarthy) turns regret into reset by going back to college…landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who’s […]

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Reclaim (Blu-ray Review)

Reclaim, which stars Ryan Phillipe, Rachelle Lefevre and John Cusack, was primarily a Video OnDemand release back in September.  It did see release in a very limited fashion theatrically.  This is the second film of this kind of ilk that I’ve caught to review recently that had John Cusack.  The other was The Prince, which […]

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Woody Allen’s MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT Finds Its Way To Blu-ray This December

We have the info about Woody Allen’s latest, which comes to Blu-ray this September:  Love is written in the stars, and the events are indeed magical in Sony Pictures Classics’ romantic comedy MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT, available Dec. 2 on Digital HD, and on Blu-ray™ and DVD Dec. 16 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.  Written […]

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John Cusack & Ryan Phillippe Star In RECLAIM Arriving On Blu-ray November 18

John Cusack (Lee Daniel’s The Butler, The Frozen Ground) and Ryan Phillippe (The Lincoln Lawyer, Crash) star in the heart-racing thriller Reclaim, arriving on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and Digital HD November 18 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The film is currently available on Demand. Featuring a stellar ensemble cast that includes Rachelle […]

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‘Stoker’ Shows The Deadly Bonds That Tie Families Together (Movie Review)

Stoker is the English-language debut of Korean director Park Chan-wook, who has previously made thrillers such as Oldboy and Lady Vengeance, which are known for depicting brutal subject matter within the frame of beautifully executed visuals.  Those familiar with his work can see that Chan-wook has a deep appreciation for filmmakers such as Hitchcock and […]

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Silver Linings Playbook Movie Review – Just Seen It

Liz and Salim are joined by guest reviewer Aaron Neuwirth to discuss this new romantic comedy with Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawnrence. Starring Liz Manashil, Salim Lemelle and Aaron Neuwirth. Directed by Amy Taylor. Synopsis: Released from a mental institution, Pat moves back in with his parents. As he tries to reconcile with his ex-wife, […]

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‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Is A Dark, Romantic Comedy With A Great Layer Of Sweetness (Movie Review)

Silver Linings Playbook is a film by writer/director David O. Russell (Three Kings, The Fighter), which is much better than one would believe it to be.  From the outside, it looks like a story of good-looking people with problems, who may inevitably end up together.  In lesser hands, this material could seem trite, but the […]

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Take a Wild Journey Into ‘Animal Kingdom’

Animal Kingdom is an Aussie crime thriller that benefits from fantastic direction as well as marvelous and restrained acting from everyone involved.  This is a film that is thrilling, but doesn’t rely on slick editing, instead placing emphasis on sequences built around tension, focus and concentration.  The scope of the film isn’t large, but even […]

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