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Night of the Living Dead, Silence of the Lambs & More Coming to The Criterion Collection February 2018

Next February, George Romero’s revolutionary horror classic Night of the Living Dead comes lurching from the grave, in a major new edition featuring an astonishing new 4K restoration of the film, never-before-seen footage from the production, and hordes of interviews and programs exploring the incredible story of the making of this trailblazing independent film. No less chilling […]

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Taxi Driver – 40th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

So it seems that every five years we will be getting a new edition of Taxi Driver on whatever home format is available. The classic Martin Scorsese neo-noir/psychological thriller has been given its share of acclaim so many times that delving into something new about the film almost feels unnecessary. And yet, this latest release […]

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You Talkin’ To Me? TAXI DRIVER Gets A 40th Anniversary Blu-ray This November

Following a 2-night only screening, Taxi Driver is coming to Blu-ray with a 4K restoration and all-new bonus content for its 40th anniversary on November 8. Regularly cited by critics, film directors, and audiences alike as one of the greatest films of all time, TAXI DRIVER won the prestigious Golden Palm at the Cannes Film […]

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This ‘Money Monster’ Is Pretty Tame (Movie Review)

As nice as it may be to champion an original thriller with big movie stars and some relevant themes, Money Monster doesn’t do much to challenge the audience. That’s not necessarily required, but when a studio has the audacity to title a film Money Monster, you should be expecting more bite. There is a somewhat […]

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Brandon’s Blu-ray Wishlist – September 5, 2014

And after a short hiatus, the Wishlist is back!  Today is a special one, too as its sort of a cross-over with my Naptown Nerd blog.  The film I’m talking about today is also the same one I’ve already written about over there today as well.  Currently, I’m doing a retrospective on the filmography of […]

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Elysium (Blu-ray Review)

In the year 2154 two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes, a government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. […]

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Elysium on Blu-ray December 17th!

From Academy Award® nominated writer/director Neill Blomkamp (2010, Best Adapted Screenplay, District 9) comes the visionary sci-fi action thriller ELYSIUM, available on Blu-ray™ combo pack, DVD and digital HD UltraViolet on Dec. 17 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The Blu-ray combo pack comes with hours of bonus materials, including an extended scene, and six behind-the-scenes […]

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‘Elysium’ Heads To The End Of The Earth To Weigh Its Script Against Its Visuals (Movie Review)

There has been a fair share of original science fiction films hitting theaters in the past year; many of which depicting earth in a dystopian setting.  Films like Looper and Oblivion show earth at various levels of despair, while also finding a way to provide beauty in the aftermath of a planet overcome by destruction.  […]

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It’s Not Spider-Man, But ‘Carnage’ Makes Its Way To Blu-ray

I honestly have never heard of this film, but LOL…I would be all over a Carnage Blu-ray (as it relates to the Spider-Man universe).  Okay.  The time to be serious has officially begun…NOW!  Alright, so digging into my inbox today I came across this latest press release from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.  It says the […]

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Sink Your Teeth Into Comedic ‘Carnage’

The problem I have with a lot of films that are adapted from plays is how they tend to feel a bit too theatrical, yet limited scope.  They are movies that feature big performances from the cast, complete with many key monologues, yet only feel like an expansion from the stage into a larger arena, […]

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The Beaver (Blu-ray Review)

The Beaver tells the emotional story of a once successful man named Walter Black (Mel Gibson) so plagued by his own demons that he resorts to the use of a beaver hand puppet in order turn his life around and reconnect with his family. Academy Award winner Jodie Foster, Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone), and Anton […]

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