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Patriots Day (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

In 2016, director Peter Berg and star Mark Wahlberg teamed for a pair of action-oriented films base on real life big headline stories trying to display American heroism.  The first was Deepwater Horizon, focusing on the 2010 oil spill and the other was Patriots Day that was about the bombing  at the 2013 Boston Marathon and […]

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Atomic Blonde (SXSW Review)

Where David Leitch’s first film, John Wick seemed to come out of nowhere, delight the senses, and spend time blending its style and substance into a heart-filled tale of revenge and bulletplay that continuously wows, his second film Atomic Blonde is highly anticipated, remains cool and distant, and heavily favors style to compensate for a […]

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Welcome To ‘Kong’s Jungle (Movie Review)

Deep in the jungles of blockbuster cinema is a beast, or hero if you will, but he doesn’t wear a cape or much of anything. No, this hero simply stands 100 feet tall to fight off other monsters and delivers the kind of joy you want in a rip-roaring adventure that doesn’t forget to have […]

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‘Patriots Day’ Skillfully Portrays A Successful Manhunt (Movie Review)

If Deepwater Horizon was a solid warm up for director Peter Berg earlier this year, then Patriots Day is the hit he was going for. Working to portray an intense, real life situation without exploiting it, Berg carefully balances tragedy with heroics spread through a variety of characters simply doing their job. Minus some final […]

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Argo (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Ben Affleck’s directorial catalog has been nothing short of a perfect batting average.  Despite your thoughts on his films, none of them are terrible and at worst you can’t say any of them aren’t pretty damn entertaining.  There were no clumsy steps or learning curves, he started right out with some prestige.  His second film […]

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C.H.U.D. 2-Disc Special Edition (Blu-ray Review)

They’re not staying down there, anymore!  Finally making its long-awaited debut on Blu-ray, director Douglas Cheek’s cult ’80s favorite C.H.U.D. (available now on Blu-ray from Arrow Video!) is the ultimate underground movie experience.  In downtown Manhattan, a police captain’s hunt for his missing wife leads to the discovery of a series of mysterious disappearances in the […]

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KONG SKULL ISLAND Comic-Con Trailer!

KONG SKULL ISLAND Comic-Con trailer is online and we’re able to show it to you down below.  Now for those of you not in the know, in March 2017, the producers of Godzilla transport audiences to the birthplace of one of the most powerful monster myths of all in KONG: SKULL ISLAND, from Warner Bros. […]

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10 Cloverfield Lane (Blu-ray Review)

I’m not sure where to start about 10 Cloverfield Lane in this Blu-ray review.  Do I talk about how much I love this film or do I explore the veil of secrecy it was literally made under?  I mean we all knew J.J. Abrams was busy far, far away in another galaxy making The Force Awakens, but how […]

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Blu-ray Finds The Address For 10 Cloverfield Lane This June

I’m very excited about this news today!  Acclaimed producer J.J. Abrams and up-and-coming director Dan Trachtenberg deliver a new masterpiece that critics are calling “riveting, gripping and loaded with tension” (Scott Mantz, “Access Hollywood”) when 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE debuts on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand June 14, 2016 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. […]

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‘Ratchet & Clank’ Now Has A Fun Movie In Its Arsenal (Movie Review)

In a year where four video game adaptations will be coming our way, Ratchet & Clank does not exactly win the gold medal for being the best, but it does do enough to be one of the more sufficient ones. The popular Insomniac Games series has made its way to the big screen and has […]

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WonderCon 2016: RATCHET & CLANK

Good news! There is a very good chance Ratchet & Clank could turn out to be the very best video game adaptation ever. It’s not a high bar to clear, but there does seem to be a lot here that shows a fun movie that easily captures the spirit of the game. A lot of that […]

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Make A Thrilling Stop On ’10 Cloverfield Lane’ (Movie Review)

Putting aside the marketing and whatever connections made to another monster movie, 10 Cloverfield Lane is a nifty little thriller that delivers on tension and performances. Shrouding a film like this in secrecy works as an interesting experiment, but what matters is how effective it is. As a result, regardless of where this flick came […]

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Inside Llewyn Davis (Criterion Collection)

So few directors can infuse the story of a struggling, down on his luck musician with so much unapologetic dark humor and persistent optimism. The Coen Brothers achieve just that with Inside Llewyn Davis. Oscar Isaac delivers an incredibly stirring performance, delivering deep soulful ballads that will leave the viewer entranced. Living a squanderous life of some […]

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Original Christmas Classics Anniversary Collection (Blu-ray Review)

Do you recall when you were small…and reindeer flew, snowmen spoke, and Santa came to town?  On November 3rd, kick off the holidays with the family favorites from the Original Christmas Classics Anniversary Collection featuring the Blu-ray release of THE ORIGINAL CHRISTMAS CLASSICS ANNIVERSARY COLLECTOR’S EDITION GIFT SET featuring all-new bonus material, including singing, fun […]

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Dirty Work (Blu-ray Review)

Comedian Bob Saget (TV’s Full House) makes his feature film directorial debut with Dirty Work featuring cameos from Saturday Night Live alums Chris Farley, Chevy Chase and Adam Sandler.  Dirty Work is written for the screen by Frank Sebastiano (Beer League), Norm MacDonald (TV’s Norm, Saturday Night Live) and Fred Wolf (Grown Ups).  It stars MacDonald, Artie […]

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‘The Gambler’ on Blu-ray & DVD April 28th!

Academy Award®-nominee Mark Wahlberg stars in the “gritty, intense and wholly engrossing” (Scott Mantz, “Access Hollywood”) dramatic thriller THE GAMBLER, debuting on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and VOD April 28, 2015 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  The film arrives on Digital HD April 10. Wahlberg stars as Jim Bennett, a brilliant professor leading a secret double life as […]

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Wahlberg Goes All In With ‘The Gambler’ (Movie Review)

In a film about high stakes gambling and the crushing weight an addiction (or whatever Mark Wahlberg’s character wants to call it), knowing how to balance the tension and frustration of someone constantly risking it all with cinematic skill is very important.  Rupert Wyatt’s directorial follow-up to Rise of the Planet of the Apes is […]

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‘The Gambler’ Gambled With My Time (Movie Review)

The Gambler is just what Hollywood needs, another remake.  The American crime drama, directed by Rupert Wyatt, is simply that, a remake of the 1974 film of the same name (nothing to do with Kenny Rogers).  This time out, it stars Mark Wahlberg as the gambler with contributions by big name stars such as John […]

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