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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Apocalypse Now”

Been sharing some quality adult movie time with my ever-growing son (who is of course named after a movie character himself!) and decided to highlight one of our recently viewed selections here for the uninitiated…and those who need a firm film reminder – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  Today we delve right into “the horror” […]

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Firestarter – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Scream Factory first dipped their toes into the world of Stephen King last fall with its definitive release of the initial classic (And one of horror’s all-time best) Carrie.  Now, they are at it again with another of his telekinetic girls with the Drew Barrymore-led Firestarter.  Yes, its already on Blu-ray, but that lackluster release […]

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Rules Don’t Apply (Blu-ray Review)

Rules Don’t Apply came and went this past awards season, but there is now a Blu-ray here for this latest Howard Hughes biopic. Produced, written and directed by Warren Beatty, nearly twenty years after his last directorial effort, Bulworth, the film serves as a semi-fictional biopic, a screwball comedy and a drama all rolled into […]

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AFI Fest 2016: Rules Don’t Apply (Movie Review)

It is pretty fitting to see this year’s AFI Fest kick off with a film that tells the story of maverick filmmaker and business tycoon Howard Hughes. Produced, written and directed by Warren Beatty, nearly twenty years after his last directorial effort, Bulworth, the film serves as a semi-fictional biopic, a screwball comedy and a […]

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The Amazing Spider-Man (Blu-ray Review)

I guess I’ll just get this over right from the get go.  You may proceed to throw proverbial stones if you want.  I know I’m in the minority here.  Spider-Man 3 was my favorite flick of the Raimi trilogy.  Ouch!  Ooh!  Ah!  That hurts.  But hey!  I have my reasons for liking it, and regardless […]

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Francis Ford Coppola 5-Film Collection on Blu-ray December 5th!

From “one of the greatest films of all time” (Chicago Sun Times) Apocalypse Now to the “raw and riveting” (Rolling Stone) Tetro, the set includes some of the iconic filmmaker’s best works, sharing a combined total of 12 Academy Award® nominations and two wins. In addition to Apocalypse Now and Tetro, the collection also includes […]

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‘Catch Me If You Can’ on Blu-ray December 4!

The extraordinary true story of a brilliant master of deception and the FBI agent hot on his trail makes its high definition debut when CATCH ME IF YOU CAN arrives on Blu-ray December 4, 2012 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  Oscar®-nominee* Leonardo DiCaprio and Academy Award®-winner** Tom Hanks star in the “supremely entertaining” (New York […]

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The Amazing Spider-Man Swings Onto Blu-ray This November!

Ready to get out your web slinger and fly, Blu-ray fans?  The  700 Million Dollar Amazing Spider-Man swings his way to 3-D Blu-ray, DVD and UltraViolet on Friday November 9th with hours of bonus features, behind-the-scene documentaries, deleted scenes, audio commentary and more.  The feature directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield and Emma […]

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The Amazing Spider-Man (Movie Review)

The Amazing Spider-Man is the story of Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield), an outcast high-schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben (Martin Sheen) and Aunt May (Sally Field).  Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to […]

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The Old Adventures Of New ‘Spider-Man’

The Amazing Spider-Man sits in a very difficult place.  Despite the fact that Spider-Man is one of the most universally loved superheroes, the idea of a new movie that recaps his origins seems to be perplexing to many people.  It has only been 10 years since the first Spider-Man, and within that time frame, two […]

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The Double (Blu-ray Review)

When a United States Senator is brutally murdered, the evidence points to a Soviet assassin code- named Cassius, who was long-thought to be dead.  Two men who know Cassius best are thrown together to catch him.  Paul Shepherdson (Richard Gere, An Officer and a Gentleman) is a retired CIA operative who spent his career tracking Cassius […]

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Gettysburg – Director’s Cut (Blu-ray Review)

Gettysburg: Directors Cut is Ronald Maxwell’s acclaimed film about the legendary three day battle that changed the course of the war and available for the first time on Blu-ray, featuring 17 minutes of compelling additional footage in a two-disc, 48-page Blu-ray Book version packaged with photographs, bios, time-line, production notes, maps, and more. Filmed at […]

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