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Personal Shopper – The Criterion Collection (Blu-ray Review)

Following a few trips to the past, The Criterion Collection has once again sent me a modern film that also happens to be one of the better films of the year. Personal Shopper competed at the Cannes Film Festival back in 2016. Writer/director Olivier Assayas won the best director award for this movie. The story […]

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Barry Lyndon, Twin Peaks, Personal Shopper & More Coming to The Criterion Collection in October 2017

This October, Stanley Kubrick’s breathtaking period epic Barry Lyndon will join the Criterion Collection in a new 4K restoration. Our edition will feature a host of supplements that explore how Kubrick and his team brought the eighteenth century to life with unprecedented achievements in cinematography and production design. Then, it is happening again: Twin Peaks: […]

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Haneke, Hitchcock & More Coming to The Criterion Collection in September 2017

In September, Murray Lerner’s Festival will join the Criterion Collection in time for its fortieth anniversary. The era-defining documentary caught the crest of a musical movement at the Newport Folk Festival from 1963 to 1966 and includes performances by giants like Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Johnny Cash, and the Staples Singers; the Criterion release’s special features will showcase rare additional footage from the festivals. […]

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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Four New Indie Titles

Only a few indie outings covered this week, but the months ahead promise to be fruitful for smaller films for sure.  But in the meantime tales of war woe, odd ghost stories, revenge plans and strong women with no affinity for the almighty all make up the subjects of the four flicks in this weeks edition of […]

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Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Ang Lee is one of modern cinemas most celebrated and colorful directors when it comes to his filmography.  He has constantly challenged himself, pushed boundaries and always seems ahead of the curve.  Things he does that seems odd, taboo or weird now end up becoming somewhat a bit of normalcy later on.  Billy Lynn’s Long […]

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BILLY LYNN’S LONG HALFTIME WALK Arrives On 4K Ultra HD February 14th!

A two-time Academy Award® winner for Best Director, Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain, 2005; Life of Pi, 2012) brings his extraordinary vision to BILLY LYNN’S LONG HALFTIME WALK, debuting on three-disc 4K Ultra HD™/Blu-ray 3D™/Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray, DVD and digital February 14 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. In an industrywide first, the 4K presentation of […]

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‘Billy Lynn’s Long’ Walk Away From Cinema (Movie Review)

In addition to being a talented journeyman director, 2-time Oscar winner Ang Lee has shown a profundity for technical ambition in his films. 2003’s Hulk, flawed as it, could still be considered one of the more ambitiously made superhero films of the modern age. Life of Pi is one of the few films in this […]

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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Eight New Indie Titles

Though my eyes are cinematically bloodshot film fans (in a good way of course!), I’m nevertheless determined to give the WhySoBlu.com readers their movie money’s worth.  So once again I’m taking on a gigantic eight new indie flicks this week alone that range from distressing docs to somber features to even a teen tale that […]

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CAFÉ SOCIETY Arrives On Blu-ray Combo Pack October 18

From four-time Academy Award® winning writer and director Woody Allen comes the 1930s romantic comedy CAFÉ SOCIETY. Featuring an all-star cast including Jesse Eisenberg, Steve Carell, Kristen Stewart, Blake Lively and Jeannie Berlin, CAFÉ SOCIETY will arrive on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital), Digital HD and On Demand October […]

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Find Woody Allen Not Working Too Hard With ‘Café Society’ (Movie Review)

As far as the visual design goes for a Woody Allen film, Café Society is among his best. Going over budget for the sake of this 1930s-set farce, Allen manages to put a well-cast ensemble in a number of great costumes, as they interact within well-designed sets and beautiful locations to evoke a level of […]

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Gerard Learns About Messages For Mac From American Ultra

Jesse Eisenberg (Now You See Me) and Kristen Stewart (The Twilight Saga) star as two slackers-turned-secret weapons in the action-comedy American Ultra arriving on Digital HD November 10, and on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and On Demand November 24 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.  The knockout adventure from the director of […]

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Zathura: A Space Adventure – 10th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

ZATHURA: 10th ANNIVERSARY EDITION stars Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games franchise), Kristen Stewart (Twilight franchise), Jonah Bobo (Crazy, Stupid, Love.), and Dax Sheppard (“Parenthood”) in the story of two young brothers who are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is hurled through the depths of space by the magical board game they are […]

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All New Anniversary Editions Of Family Classics Come To Blu-ray September 22nd!

Three all-time family classics are marking anniversaries this year and to celebrate, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is releasing JUMANJI: 20th ANNIVERSARY EDITION, ZATHURA: 10thANNIVERSARY EDITION and THE INDIAN IN THE CUPBOARD: 20th ANNIVERSARY EDITION on Blu-ray™ Sept. 22. Each title features all-new bonus materials, as well as an exclusive first look at the upcoming theatrical […]

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Still Alice (Blu-ray Review)

Now on Blu-ray is Still Alice, the film that finally won Julianne Moore an Oscar for her acting talents. The film also stars Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, and Kate Bosworth. It concerns the battle Moore’s character faces, upon learning about a horrible diagnosis that will most certainly affect her and her loved ones. I’ll go […]

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Julianne Moore in Still Alice Comes To Blu-ray This May

Call me crazy, but Julianne Moore has always been crazy, red hot!  Although I have yet to see it, her role in Still Alice is undoubtedly a winner as she took home the Oscar this year…FINALLY…for Best Actress in this.  The film also stars Academy Award Nominee Alec Baldwin along with Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth and Hunter Parrish. […]

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The Twilight Saga Extended Editions Triple Feature (Blu-ray Review)

We’re all older. We’re all wiser. It’s been a couple years removed from the Twilight craze. We can all now agree that Jacob was the wiser choice. Let’s be honest – Bella made a mistake marrying Edward. One can only arrive at that conclusion after submitting themselves to a re-watch of the first three films. […]

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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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On The Road Movie Review – Just Seen It

Brenna, Liz and Salim review this road movie based on the famous novel by Jack Kerouac. Starring Brenna Smith, Liz Manashil and Salim Lemelle. Directed by Cooper Griggs. Synopsis: Based on the novel by Jack Kerouac, Sal seeks inspiration for his writing. But his life is shaken up with the arrival of the free-spirited Dean and his […]

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