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Halloween (4K UHD Blu-ray)

“See anything, you like?” Michael Myers returns to theaters in next month, but this month, he’s returning to home video in an exciting 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray release from Lionsgate. In a bit of perfect timing, the film turns 40 years old this year and there is no better way to celebrate than giving Michael Myers […]

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HALLOWEEN: The Home Video History Of Michael Myers

On September 25th, Lionsgate will release John Carpenter’s 1978 masterpiece, Halloween, onto the 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray format for the first time. Halloween, like some other popular vintage horror properties (The Evil Dead, for instance), has long been part of a running gag with multiple re-releases on home video having many fans coining the phrase “double […]

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John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN Comes Home To 4K Ultra-HD! Own The Immortal Classic On September 25th!

Relive the terrifying film that launched an entire genre when Halloween arrives on 4K Ultra HD™ Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray™) September 25 from Lionsgate. Starring Golden Globe® winner Jamie Lee Curtis (Best Actress, True Lies, 1994), Donald Pleasance, Tony Moran, and P.J. Soles, this edition of the horror classic delivers four times the fear with four times the resolution […]

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Someone’s Watching Me! (Blu-ray Review)

Long considered to be the lost film of John Carpenter, his 1978 film Someone’s Watching Me is making the leap to Blu-ray 40 years later from Scream Factory. If you’re keeping track at home (Following last night’s announcement of Starman), they have now put out 14 of the films he has directed. Including his 2 […]

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In The Mouth Of Madness – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Scream Factory continues its roll out of new John Carpenter Blu-rays with his 1994 film In The Mouth Of Madness. This one is getting the coveted Collector’s Edition treatment, featuring plenty of new extras to stack the disc. Previously, the Warner Bros release only had a commentary track (Ported over here to this release). So […]

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Memoirs Of An Invisible Man (Blu-ray Review)

Scream Factory’s last releases of John Carpenter came two years ago with the Shout Select release of Elvis and Scream Factor Collector’s Edition of Village of the Damned. It’s been a while, but they have come back with what was once unthinkable; John Carpenter’s titles owned by Warner Bros! One of said films is the […]

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Scream Factory Pads Its JOHN CARPENTER Canon With 3 New Blu-rays July 24th!

On July 24, Scream Factory will release three excellent films from the canon of John Carpenter (Halloween, The Thing) on Blu-ray, Memoirs of an Invisible Man, Someone’s Watching Me, and In The Mouth of Madness, the latter in a new Collector’s Edition. In The Mouth Of Madness [Collector’s Edition] boasts several exciting new special features, including a new audio commentary with […]

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John Carpenter’s First 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray Celebrates CHRISTINE’s 35th Anniversary September 11th!

The scare factor in John Carpenter’s (Halloween, The Thing) terrifying classic CHRISTINE revs up even higher when it debuts for the first time on next-generation 4K Ultra HD on September 11 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Celebrating its 35th Anniversary, CHRISTINE follows a sentient and violent vintage Plymouth Fury and its effect on the car’s new teenage owner. The film stars […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Starman”

With the 80’s and fine films ala John Carpenter going hand-in-hand, there’s more than enough past picture work to hail.  So let’s get to it – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  This week we’re getting a little more romantic and melancholy as we step to the side of the terror tales via the master of […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Christine”

With a slight divine diversion last week, we’re back to the past picture prowess of all things 80’s – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  Today we’re heading down the road in one good-looking car from hell guaranteed to get your cinematic wheels turning.  It’s a tasty terror tale ala one of the movie masters of […]

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Brandon’s 25 BEST Blu-rays Of The Double Dipping Year That Was 2016!

Its not like we’re winding down any time soon on films that still need to make it to the Blu-ray format.  There are ah-plenty.  Heck, there are films that still never made it to VHS or DVD.  2016 introduced us to 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays.  The new wave, the new cream of the crop.  And […]

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Super-Sized Top Ten: Aaron’s Finest Blu-ray Picks For 2016

Time to kick off some lists! First up we have the Blu-ray list. Like previous years (2013, 2014, 2015), I have decided to tackle every aspect of what I enjoyed about this year in Blu-ray. This list consists of what I consider to be the best 2016 had to offer for the Blu-ray format based […]

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Gerard’s Top Blu-ray List of 2016!

Another year-end Top Blu-ray list is upon us. Again, like last year’s Top Blu-ray list, I have removed the order of titles in terms of numbering system, with the exception of the #1 spot. We have a clear winner in that department and it is a doozy. All of the other titles are placed in […]

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The Thing – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

In 1982 legendary genre filmmaker John Carpenter (Halloween, They Live) unleashed THE THING–a chilling sci-fi thriller that raised the bar on shocking special effects and terrified movie audiences worldwide. On September 20, 2016, the SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment brand is proud to present this landmark horror film in a 2-disc Collector’s Edition Blu-ray release which includes […]

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Scream Factory’s THE THING Collector’s Edition Finally Gives Blu-ray Love To The Carpenter Masterpiece!

In 1982 legendary genre filmmaker John Carpenter (Halloween, They Live) unleashed THE THING–a chilling sci-fi thriller that raised the bar on shocking special effects and terrified movie audiences worldwide. On September 20, 2016, the SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment brand is proud to present this landmark horror film in a 2-disc Collector’s Edition Blu-ray release which […]

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John Carpenter’s Village Of The Damned – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Loyal fans of horror master John Carpenter (Halloween, They Live) know well the terrifying tale from his 1995 science fiction-horror cult classic VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED, directed by Carpenter and executive produced by Ted Vernon (Scarecrows), Shep Gordon (They Live) and Andre Blay (Prince of Darkness). The film stars Christopher Reeve (Superman), Kirstie Alley (Star […]

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John Carpenter’s VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED Drops April 12th In Scream Factory Collector’s Edition!

Loyal fans of horror master John Carpenter (Halloween, They Live) know well the terrifying tale from his 1995 science fiction-horror cult classic VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED, directed by Carpenter and executive produced by Ted Vernon (Scarecrows), Shep Gordon (They Live) and Andre Blay (Prince of Darkness). The film stars Christopher Reeve (Superman), Kirstie Alley (Star […]

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Brandon’s Best Blu-rays Of 2015 Across The Globe!

The Why So Blu top Blu-rays of 2015 wheel has spun and landed on me.  Once again, I’m honored to close this out and go last.  2015 was a game-changer year for me with Blu-ray personally.  For years, my colleague Gerard has been nagging at me to get a region-free player.  I would complain about […]

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