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Brandon’s 25 BEST Blu-rays Of The Double Dipping Year That Was 2016!

Its not like we’re winding down any time soon on films that still need to make it to the Blu-ray format.  There are ah-plenty.  Heck, there are films that still never made it to VHS or DVD.  2016 introduced us to 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays.  The new wave, the new cream of the crop.  And […]

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Ghostbusters: Answer The Call (4K UHD, 3D & Blu-ray Review)

Back in the days I used to fashion myself as a pretty big Ghostbusters fan.  I lost count how many times I seen the original back in the 80’s, but I can honestly attest to only seeing the second film once.  We all know how bad that film is so I won’t even go there.  Needless to […]

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Ghostbusters Extended Edition with 3 Hrs+ Content Slimes 4K/Blu-ray Oct 11

I’m EXCITED for this one!!!  Proton-packed and taking the supernatural world by storm, the GHOSTBUSTERS: ANSWER THE CALL EXTENDED EDITION debuts on digital September 27 and on 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack and Blu-ray October 11 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.  Armed with more ghostbusting action and plenty of attitude, the new EXTENDED EDITION […]

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Don’t Slime Me, ‘Ghostbusters’ Is A Fun Update (Movie Review)

The prospect of putting together a new Ghostbusters is a daunting one, yet an interesting challenge. While the 1984 fantasy-comedy is regarded by many (including myself) as a classic, the concept of a group of scientists in the business of catching ghosts opens up a world of possibilities. Despite the many people (including the original […]

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Ghostbusters Mildly Pleases, But The Credits Thrill (Movie Review)

Back in the days I used to fashion myself as a pretty big Ghostbusters fan.  I lost count how many times I seen the original back in the 80’s, but I can honestly attest to only seeing the second film once.  We all know how bad that film is so I won’t even go there.  […]

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The Boss (Blu-ray Review)

vAcademy Award®-nominated Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids, The Heat) takes charge in the outrageous, hilarious new comedy The Boss, arriving on Digital HD on July 12, 2016, and Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on July 26, 2016, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.  The Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD feature even more fun and hilarity with deleted scenes, […]

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‘The Boss’ Gave Me A Raise In Spirit (Movie Review)

It is great to be surprisingly entertained by something. I am never seeing a movie with hopes to not enjoy it, but I have been decidedly mixed on the films of Melissa McCarthy. This is why I am so happy to say that I not only enjoyed another movie featuring her in a starring role, […]

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Spy (Blu-ray Review)

Queen of Comedy Melissa McCarthy “in her funniest movie yet” (Leonard Maltin, LeonardMaltin.com) embarks on the mission of a lifetime as secret agent Susan Cooper in SPY. The September 29thBlu-ray release will include two versions of the film – Theatrical and never-before-seen Unrated Cut.  The DVD will feature the Theatrical version.  Both the Theatrical version and […]

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Director Paul Feig, Melissa McCarthy & An All-Star Cast Go Undercover in SPY – Available on Blu-ray 9/29

Queen of Comedy Melissa McCarthy “in her funniest movie yet” (Leonard Maltin, LeonardMaltin.com) embarks on the mission of a lifetime as secret agent Susan Cooper in SPY. The September 29thBlu-ray release will include two versions of the film – Theatrical and never-before-seen Unrated Cut.  The DVD will feature the Theatrical version.  Both the Theatrical version […]

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Tammy (Blu-ray Review)

If there is one film that deservingly has the right and proudly should be able to give the middle finger write at box office pundits (that don’t write for Forbes), its Tammy.  This $20 million budgeted “one for me” film opening with a good $21 million opening weekend over 4th of July and because it […]

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St. Vincent The Familiar (Movie Review)

At its best, St. Vincent is a solid comedy-drama that features Bill Murray working at the best of his abilities as an actor to convey the sadness behind the guise of a smartass who has had a rough decline in later life.  When the film does not work as well, it is because writer/director Theodore […]

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Tammy Is Sad, Messy, and Occasionally Endearing (Movie Review)

It is unfortunate that Tammy does not quite work overall.  Here we have a character-based, R-rated comedy, featuring a large number of female characters, with ideas that extend beyond big-budgeted set pieces, and it is arriving in theaters just in time for the Fourth of July.  Melissa McCarthy fans may certainly enjoy the opportunity given […]

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Gregg’s Top 10 Films of 2013

What an interesting year we had as it presented us with plenty of ammo at both ends of the quality spectrum. We had the horridness known as Machete Kills, as well as the brilliance of films such as J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek sequel. It was also another year of super heroes. Some arrived from the pages […]

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The Heat (Blu-Ray Review)

2013’s highest grossing live action comedy hits Blu-ray in a release loaded with extra humor.  Paul Feig follows up his smashing success Bridesmaids with another female driven comedy, this time taking on the buddy cop genre.  Up until the recent opening weekend of Gravity, The Heat was Sandra Bullock’s highest grossing weekend of all time.  […]

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The Hangover: Part III (Blu-ray Review)

Let’s see…where did we last leave off with the Wolf Pack?  Oh yeah!  SECOND FILM SPOILER ALERT!  When we last saw them, Alan (Zach Galifianakis) had just surprised Dr. Stu (Ed Helms), I mean the dentist, with Mike Tyson at his Thailand wedding (read all about the good times here and here if you need […]

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The Hangover Part III Ends On Blu-ray This October

Well I’m not sure what else to say except IT ALL ENDS HERE.  Finally I guess.  The Hangover Part III arrives onto Blu-ray Combo Pack, 2-Disc DVD Special Edition and Digital Download on October 8th from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.  The Blu-ray Combo Pack and 2-disc DVD Special Edition includes exclusive behind-the-scenes content and outrageous interviews […]

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‘The Heat’ Emits A Low Flame (Movie Review)

This is the story of a by-the-book FBI agent teaming up with a sloppy, but dedicated Boston Police detective to take down some bad guys.  They are mismatched and hate each other at first, but will have to learn to get along if they want to prove themselves to the other officers and agents.  The […]

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Don’t Get Burned By ‘The Heat’ (Movie Review)

Make no mistake, I’m solely doing this review for my girlfriend.  Am I not a nice guy or what?  After seeing Melissa McCarthy in this year’s Identity Thief I absolutely wanted nothing to do with her ever again.  I grew so tired and disgusted hearing her cuss and drop endless F-bombs for absolutely no reason […]

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