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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Eight 2018 Retro-Recommended Titles

After recovering from the onslaught of flicks that unspooled at the recent Dances With Films Festival 2018, this movie geek needed a little break.  (New Indie titles will be popping up soon!) But in taking a little film reflection time and seeing that I had only two films with five-stars in 2018 (that would be […]

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You Were Never Really Here (Blu-ray Review)

Crafting some buzz and nabbing up some awards (Best Screenplay, Best Actor) at the Cannes Film Festival, You Were Never Really Here comes all the way to Blu-ray from Lionsgate. Lynne Ramsay’s film is fashioned as a “Taxi Driver for a new century!” with a lot of praise coming for the performance of lead actor […]

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Gladiator (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

When it comes to the catalog title 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray game, Paramount seems to have a better handle on what to pick early on to upgrade. They seem to either go for something that’s pretty popular to being with in terms of something that always gets picked up no matter the format or they release […]

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Inherent Vice (Blu-ray Review)

Former flames, big time real estate moguls, something called the Golden Fang, and of course, lots of drugs; it looks like Doc might be getting in over his head.  Following There Will Be Blood and The Master it is nice to see writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson lighten up with Inherent Vice, an adaptation of Thomas […]

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The Immigrant (Blu-ray Review)

Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company are proud to announce the home entertainment release of the visually stunning film, THE IMMIGRANT.Hailed by theA.V. Club’s Ignatiy Vishnevetsky as “an American masterpiece,” audiences can own the film on DVD and Blu-Ray™ April 7, 2015.  Following its world premiere at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival where it […]

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‘Inherent Vice’ Trips Up On Blu-ray This April

Here’s what I want y’all to do, peeps!  Chill out and get groovy when Inherent Vice arrives onto Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on April 28 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.  With an ensemble cast of characters that includes surfers, hustlers, dopers, rockers and more, Inherent Vice is the seventh feature from Oscar nominee Paul […]

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THE IMMIGRANT: Starring Marion Cotillard, Available On Blu-Ray April 7

Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company are proud to announce the home entertainment release of the visually stunning film, THE IMMIGRANT.Hailed by the A.V. Club’s Ignatiy Vishnevetsky as “an American masterpiece,” audiences can own the film on DVD and Blu-Ray™ April 7, 2015. . . .

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LA Story: ‘Inherent Vice’ (Movie Review)

Former flames, big time real estate moguls, something called the Golden Fang, and of course, lots of drugs; it looks like Doc might be getting in over his head.  Following There Will Be Blood and The Master it is nice to see writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson lighten up with Inherent Vice, an adaptation of Thomas […]

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Her (Blu-ray Review)

Truth be told, had I been living among the stars and privileged in life last year in Los Angeles, Her would have been my #2 film of 2013 easily knocking down The Wolf of Wall Street here.  Oh no!  The cat’s out of the bag over how much I love this film!  Now don’t fret! […]

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Own ‘Her’ on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD Download 5/13

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has finally announced the Blu-ray release of writer/director Spike Jonze’s award-winning Her, which stars Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Chris Pratt, Olivia Wilde and the sexy, seductive voice of Scarlett Johansson.  The romantic science fiction drama was nominated for five Academy Awards (including Best Picture) and won Best Original Screenplay.  Oh […]

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Aaron’s Top 10 Films of 2013 And Other Odds & Ends

It was a big year, but somehow I managed to put together a list of my favorite films of 2013.  I have to say that this was once again not the easiest list to put together.  Theatrically, I have seen 150+ films this year, so there were a lot of films to consider and figure […]

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He Likes ‘Her’ A Lot (Movie Review)

If anything, I should be mad at Her for upsetting my list of best films of 2013.  Here is a film that I was excited for, as Spike Jonze is a force to be reckoned with, when it comes to directors of wildly imaginative original films (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation), and it turned out to […]

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Brother Bear 1 & 2 2-Movie Collection (Blu-ray Review)

Disney proudly presents Brother Bear, an epic animated adventure full of comedy and heart.  With five great new songs from Academy Award winner Phil Collins (1999 Best Original Song, “You’ll Be In My Heart,” from Tarzan, it’s another tale of transformation from Disney.  When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, […]

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The Master (Blu-ray Review)

Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film, The Master, finds Joaquin Phoenix’s character being absorbed into the world of a charismatic intellectual played by Philip Seymour Hoffman.  The result is a film that is ambitious, greatly acted (Phoenix, Hoffman, and Amy Adams have all found themselves Oscar nominated for their roles), expertly filmed, but also challenging to […]

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Public Television National Episode Five – Oscar Special – Just Seen It

Just Seen It is now on National PBS! Check your local listings or PBS website for day and time and if they don’t carry us, ask them nicely if they can! On this episode, we take a look at the nominees for BEST ACTOR and ACTRESS, BEST DIRECTOR and BEST PICTURE and pick who SHOULD […]

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OSCARS 2013 Best Actor and Actress Predictions – Just Seen It

Kevin, Liz and Sean discuss their picks and predictions for Best Actor and Best Actress for the 2013 Academy Awards and pick who SHOULD win and predict who WILL win.

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‘The Master’ Will Be Processed And Ready For Blu-ray This February

I have to say that I was not as taken by The Master as I wanted to be, but reading about it again has made me interested in revisiting it.  Here is some of the press release for the Blu-ray release, coming this February:  Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company announced today the Blu-ray™ […]

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‘The Master’ And His Cause Requires Some Processing

So a WWII Vet and the leader of a cult walk into a bar…One has no idea where to go and the other appears to have all the answers.  A main character finding comfort and solace from a new and enigmatic person in their life has been a theme in other films from writer/director Paul […]

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