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O Brother, Where Art Thou? (Blu-ray Review)

Fed up with crushing rocks on a prison farm in Mississippi, the dapper, silver-tongued Ulysses Everett McGill (Clooney) busts loose…except that he’s still shackled to two misfits from his chain gang: bad tempered Pete (Turturro) and sweet, dimwitted Delmar (Tim Blake Nelsen).  With nothing to lose and buried loot to regain, the three embark on […]

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Rounders (Blu-ray Review)

Wow, looks like it’s time to party like it’s 1999, I mean 1998, up in here!  Time really flies when you’re having fun.  It seems like yesterday when I was watching these two up-and-comers tackle the screen with an industry veteran.  The newbies were Matt Damon and some kid named Edward Norton.  The veteran was […]

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Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon Blasts off on Blu-ray/DVD on September 30

Spectacular action, stunning visual effects, non-stop thrills and fan-favorite characters including OPTIMUS PRIME, BUMBLEBEE and Sam Witwicky rocketed Transformers: Dark of the Moon into the stratosphere, with the latest installment of the wildly popular TRANSFORMERS franchise surpassing its predecessors to earn over $1.1 billion at the worldwide box office.  From Paramount Pictures in association with […]

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The Big Lebowski Limited Edition Digibook (Blu-ray Review)

Bowling, nihilists, a stolen rug and the occasional acid flashback have never been funnier when one of the most popular cult classics in history, The Big Lebowski Limited Edition, debuts on Blu-ray August 16, 2011 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.  From the Academy Award-winning Coen brothers, The Big Lebowski is a hilariously quirky comedy about bowling, a […]

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Transformers 3: Boom Boom Bay

Throughout time, as far as Autobots are concerned, it has always been important to fight for what is right.  I think Michael Bay believes in what is right, I really do.  His more is more approach has proven to be poison from a critical standpoint, but I truly believe that he enjoys being able to […]

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‘Cars 2’: Cruise Control

Last year I made the incorrect assumption of thinking Toy Story 3 would be Pixar’s way of easing back into simple comedy territory, after delving into more complex emotional territory with Up and Wall-E.  I was wrong, as Toy Story 3 not only turned out to be a powerhouse adventure/comedy, it also managed to pack […]

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Race to Your Local Theater for ‘Cars 2’

Disney/Pixar has done it again!  Of course, I’m talking about Cars 2!  Owen Wilson and Larry the Cable Guy are back with a great new adventure for Lightning McQueen and Mater, as they head to the first ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car.  This animated feature takes us to Japan and […]

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The Big Lebowski Limited Edition Blu-ray is Coming August 16!

  From the Academy Award-winning Coen brothers, The Big Lebowski is a hilariously quirky comedy about bowling, a severed toe, White Russians and a guy named…The Dude.  Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski doesn’t want any drama in his life…heck, he can’t even be bothered with a job.  But, he must embark on a quest with his […]

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To Live and Die in LA (Blu-ray Review)

Fresh out on the Blu-ray format this month is William Friedkin’s To Live and Die in LA.  The 1985 cop thriller contains a pretty impressive cast, but how does this movie withstand the test of time?  More importantly, how does the film look and sound in its Blu-ray debut?  We’ll answer those questions and more in today’s […]

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