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Captain America: Civil War (Blu-ray Review)

Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” has conquered both audiences and critics, debuting to $179.1 million—the fifth-biggest domestic opening of all time—and earning a 90% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes.  “Captain America: Civil War” is the highest-grossing film of 2016 domestically, internationally and globally, earning more than $1.14 billion at the worldwide box office. It also […]

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (Blu-ray Review)

“Tina Fey shines” (Scott Mendelson, Forbes) in the wickedly entertaining comedy WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT, arriving on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand June 28, 2016 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  The film debuts two weeks early on Digital HD June 14.  WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT is a sharp and savvy film that critics are calling “boldly […]

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WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT Debuts On Blu-ray June 28th!

“Tina Fey shines” (Scott Mendelson, Forbes) in the wickedly entertaining comedy WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT, arriving on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand June 28, 2016 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  The film debuts two weeks early on Digital HD June 14.   Based on real-life reporter Kim Barker’s revealing and funny memoir about covering the […]

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‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’ Has Tina Fey At Her Best (Movie Review)

Pushing convention aside, it is great to get a comedy where smart characters actually do and say smart things. That should be simple enough, yet so many films fail to deliver. Time and time again, we watch supposedly smart characters commit the most idiotic of actions to drive a plot forward. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is […]

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition (Blu-ray Review)

It must be the month of Mowvember because the Rated-R (yes you read that right) Extended Edition of the third film in hopefully the final trilogy is upon us.  You know what one I’m talking about.  The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies is the film both fans of The Hobbit franchise have been anxiously waiting for and […]

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Blu-ray Review)

Thorin Oakenshield and the Dwarves of Erebor have reclaimed the vast wealth of their homeland, but now face the consequences of having unleashed the terrifying Dragon Smaug upon Lake-town. Meanwhile, Sauron, the Dark Lord, has sent forth legions of Orcs to attack the Lonely Mountain, and Bilbo Baggins finds himself fighting for his life as […]

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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Battles On Blu-ray This March!

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies arrives on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, 2-Disc DVD Special Edition and Digital HD on March 24th from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.  The Blu-ray and Digital HD include much desired extras such as “Recruiting the Five Armies,” “Completing Middle-earth,” “The Last Goodbye” and “New Zealand: Home […]

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‘The Hobbit: The Battle’ of Kill Kill, Stab Stab (Movie Review)

The second cinematic Middle-Earth trilogy has ended and now we are back where we started in 2002.  I am happy for those who are excited to rewatch The Lord of the Rings trilogy, following this ‘defining chapter,’ but I am left with other curiosities.  Having never read J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit, I am curious about […]

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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Finally All Sign A Peace Treaty (Movie Review)

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies is the film both fans of The Hobbit franchise have been anxiously waiting for and the moviegoers that do not care too much about the saga and just want it to finally come to an end.  However, to me it’s so much more.  Whether you read the […]

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The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition 3D (Blu-ray Review)

Here we are once again.  It’s the same place we were last year.  It’s fall time and the leaves are changing so it must be coincidentally time for the latest Lord of the Rings (LOTR) saga…err I mean The Hobbit saga on Blu-ray in its “Extended” form.  And low and behold…IT IS!  How about I make a […]

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition Debuts November 4

You knew this day was coming, right?  It just had to!  So without further ado let’s get this news engine rolling here.  Warner Bros. is excited, no ecstatic, to announce the newest epic in the Hobbit Trilogy arriving on Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray this November 4th The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition!  The Extended Edition features […]

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You Betcha This Year’s Most Emmy Nominated Miniseries, Fargo Season 1, Is On Blu-ray This October

Fargo is a favorite movie of mine. A TV show based on Fargo could have been a disaster, but FX pulled through to deliver one of the best TV seasons of recent years. I am excited for this release: The first instalment of Fargo features an all-new “true crime” story and follows a new case and new characters, all […]

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Blu-ray Review)

Here we are once again.  It’s the same place we were last year.  It’s spring time so it must be coincidentally time for the newest entry in The Lord of the Rings (LOTR) saga…err I mean The Hobbit saga on Blu-ray.  And low and behold…IT IS!  How about I make a promise to you from […]

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‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Journeys Onto Blu-ray This April

I know you guys are going to love this announcement that came straight out of Middle-earth today from one of my favorite Blu-ray studios, Warner Bros.!  And if you check out the below press announcement, you’ll see that it comes in a number of different flavors too.  Nothing like having it your way!  Right?! So […]

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‘The Hobbit’: Smaug ‘em If You Got ‘em (Movie Review)

Despite this second installment of The Hobbit films being a grand adventure, with lots of excitement and visuals, at this point I think I know what the inherent problem is with this second Tolkien trilogy.  For all the fun this movie wants its audience to have, no one in these films seems to be having […]

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Bilbo to the Rescue in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Movie Review)

Here we are once again.  It’s the same place we were last year.  It’s the cold month of December so it must be coincidentally time for the newest entry in The Lord of the Rings (LOTR) saga…err I mean The Hobbit saga.  And low and behold…IT IS!  Whether it’s a bad omen or not, the […]

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Did the world really need this?  Is the world even ready for this?  Wasn’t 10+ hours of theatrical cuts (and even more with the extended editions) enough to sit through back in the day and again on Blu-ray?  Are we ready for three more consecutive years of a tale that’s mainly self-contained in one book […]

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‘The World’s End’ And 11 Other Pubs To Visit Before The End Of The World (Movie Review)

It is always an interesting task, when it comes to providing a critique of one of you most anticipated films of the year from one of your favorite filmmakers.  The World’s End is the final entry in the thematically connected “Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy”.  The films that led up to this finale are 2004’s […]

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