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Tag Archive for 'Mel Gibson'

The Patriot (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Not too long after the historic release of Braveheart (see my 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray review of it all here) an oddly similar role and tale came into existence for Mr. Mel Gibson.  I suppose it’s relatively easy to confuse the two tales as we’ll cover in more detail down below they very much share […]

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Braveheart (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Braveheart is one of those Top 10 films of mine that I will continue to re-purchase without any thought or hesitation every time its available on a newer/better home media format.  First VHS, then DVD to Blu-ray and now I’m bringing this epic war film home on 4K Ultra HD,  There’s just so much I […]

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Own GLADIATOR And BRAVEHEART On 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray May 15th

And here with go with a couple Best Picture winners from years past making their way to 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray from Paramount Home Entertainment. Both are kind of in the same wheelhouse as well. Mel Gibson’s epic Braveheart, which took home the Best Picture trophy in 1996 (For 1995), and Ridley Scott’s Roman coliseum epic […]

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Daddy’s Home 2 (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Daddy’s Home 2 huh?  I’m a bit lukewarm when it comes to the first Daddy’s Home in 2015.  It was mildly funny and heartwarming, but I dunno.  I just haven’t always been the biggest fan of every Will Ferrell movie, but really for no reason in particular.  There’s also no denying his wealth of catalog […]

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Gregg’s Top 10 Blu-rays of 2017

Steelbook was the name of the game this year as the collectible tin Blu-ray cases seemed to have grown in demand greatly in 2017. Best Buy appears to have the majority of the market on these which certainly has me paying them visits more often than in recent years. Still, just as you shouldn’t judge […]

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Mel Gibson’s HACKSAW RIDGE Comes To 4K UHD Blu-ray February 21st!

Based in the incredible true story of one man’s faith, strength and courage during one of the bloodiest battles of WWII, the Golden Globe®-nominated Hacksaw Ridge arrives on Digital HD on February 7 and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD and […]

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Blood Father (Blu-Ray Review)

  In Blood Father, which comes out on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on October 11th, Mel Gibson (Maverick, Payback) effortlessly transcends his troubled public persona to portray a gruff semi-racist man trying to escape his past by telling the only woman is his life to shut up and follow his instructions lest she find […]

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Warner Bros. Announces The Mad Max High Octane Collection

Mad Max fans will have something to put atop their holiday gift lists with the Mad Max High Octane Collection, debuting December 6 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE). All four films from visionary director George Miller’s blockbuster sci-fi franchise — Mad Max (1979); Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981); Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) and Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), now with Tom Hardy as Max […]

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Mel Gibson Gets Boiling in BLOOD FATHER on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD October 11th

Coming to Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on October 11th from Lions Gate Entertainment, Blood Father is directed by award-winning director Jean-François Richet (Assault on Precinct 13) and written for the screen by Peter Craig (The Town) and Andrea Berloff (Straight Outta Compton) from Peter Craig’s novel. The high-paced action film premiered at the 2016 Cannes […]

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Top 10 Lone Wolf Movie Characters

What makes for a memorable movie lone wolf – what are the defining cinematic characteristics?  Are they quiet, bitter, emotionless, focused or perhaps just plain mean?  The one thing they do all have in common is a lone wolf likes to work alone, embodies a sense of isolation and stays firmly in control by doing […]

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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Five New Indie Titles

So many indies, so little time!  I’m opting out of the crowded Sausage Party this week to attend a smaller, more intimate gathering featuring some new film friends.  My fellow WhySoBlu cohort Aaron Neuwirth already covered all things Anthropoid (via my favorite Cashback director Sean Ellis!), so I’m adding a little determined dad, paranormal ghost hunting […]

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Mad Max Retrospective: Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

With my recent review of the Blu-ray for Mad Max from Scream Factory and its relatively convenient timing, I’ve had the itch to keep going writing about the series over here on Why So Blu.  No, this won’t be a review of the Blu-ray that has been out forever (Fun Fact: It was the fifth […]

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Mad Max Retrospective: Mad Max 2 aka The Road Warrior (1981)

With my recent review of the Blu-ray for Mad Max from Scream Factory and its relatively convenient timing, I’ve had the itch to keep going writing about the series over here on Why So Blu.  No, this won’t be a review of the Blu-ray that has been out forever (Fun Fact: It was the fifth […]

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Mad Max – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Fans of visionary director George Miller (The Road Warrior, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdomeand Mad Max: Fury Road) and Oscar®-winning director/producer/actor Mel Gibson (Braveheart, Lethal Weapon) know well the dystopian action adventures of Max Rockatansky from the highly popular MAD MAX movies.  Relive the high-octane action, experience the visceral thrills, and see the beginning of this […]

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Full Details On Scream Factory’s MAD MAX: Collector’s Edition, Blasting It’s Way To Blu May 5th!

Fans of visionary director George Miller (The Road Warrior, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdomeand Mad Max: Fury Road) and Oscar®-winning director/producer/actor Mel Gibson (Braveheart, Lethal Weapon) know well the dystopian action adventures of Max Rockatansky from the highly popular MAD MAX movies.  Relive the high-octane action, experience the visceral thrills, and see the beginning of this […]

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The Expendables 3 (Blu-ray Review)

Way back when I wrote my theatrical review of The Expendables 3 I talked about how I initially promised myself I would have nothing to do with this movie after I learned about the abysmal PG-13 rating the filmmakers trimmed it down to be to comply with requirements of the much feared MPAA in order to get […]

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The Expendables 3 Shoots It Up on Blu-ray This Thanksgiving

The Expendables 3, the third explosive film in the action-packed franchise, arrives with a never-before-seen Unrated Extended Edition (surprise, surprise) on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus Digital HD) and On Demand November 25th from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.  News flash for the peeps who don’t care about physical possessions in life.  The Expendables 3 will be available in Digital HD […]

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The Expendables 3: Rocky Balboa vs. Sgt. Martin Riggs (Movie Review)

This is the one movie I promised myself I would have nothing to do with after I learned about the abysmal PG-13 rating the filmmakers trimmed it down to be to comply with requirements of the much feared MPAA in order to get it out to a wider audience (more about that later).  If it […]

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