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Things Get Even Hotter When HEAT: DIRECTOR’S DEFINITIVE EDITION hits Blu-ray on May 9!

Lush visuals and great storytelling get a beautiful Blu-ray boost – and five-star film fans get an early Christmas gift – when Heat: Director’s Definitive Edition hits Blu-ray/Digital HD and DVD on May 9 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.  Oscar winners Al Pacino and Robert De Niro both drive one of the most powerful […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Band Of The Hand” + Blu-ray Review!

To keep the totally rad 80’s movies kick going, this week sees a special edition of my regular column of all things five-star film past – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  Since the good folks over at Mill Creek Entertainment decided to finally release the film I’ve chosen here on a more lush than VHS […]

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Miami Vice: The Complete Series (DVD Review)

Nothing represents the best of the 80’s better than Miami Vice.  From the pastel colors to the sock free loafers, from the fast Ferrari’s to the sizzling speed boats, the adventures of Vice Detectives James “Sonny” Crockett and Ricardo “Rico” Tubbs were not only influential to an entire decade, but also a huge part of […]

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ALI: COMMEMORATIVE EDITION Debuts For The First Time on Blu-ray January 17

Based on the life of worldwide icon Muhammad Ali and depicting his groundbreaking victories in and outside the ring throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment honors the legacy of this legendary athlete with ALI: COMMEMORATIVE EDITION, a never-before-seen version of the epic drama, revised and re-edited by its acclaimed director Michael Mann. The […]

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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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Super-Sized Top Ten: Aaron’s Finest Blu-ray Picks For 2016

Time to kick off some lists! First up we have the Blu-ray list. Like previous years (2013, 2014, 2015), I have decided to tackle every aspect of what I enjoyed about this year in Blu-ray. This list consists of what I consider to be the best 2016 had to offer for the Blu-ray format based […]

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

This May 24 from Scream Factory comes Manhunter – Collector’s Edition, a killer Blu-ray release of one of the most unnerving serial killer movies ever made. With more than 5 hours of bonus content, including over 2 hours of new interviews, this greatly anticipated release is a must-have for fans.  Tom Noonan (Heat, Robocop 2), Joan […]

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Scream Factory Continues Its Wow’ing 2016 Collector’s Editions With MANHUNTER!

This May 24 from Scream Factory comes Manhunter [Collector’s Edition], a killer Blu-ray release of one of the most unnerving serial killer movies ever made. With more than 5 hours of bonus content, including over 2 hours of new interviews, this greatly anticipated release is a must-have for fans.  Tom Noonan (Heat, Robocop 2), Joan […]

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‘Blackhat’ AKA Sexy Hackers (Movie Review)

Blackhat is a slickly-produced techno-thriller from co-writer/director Michael Mann.  While Mann continually enjoy exploring the relationship between cops and crooks, this film and the last couple efforts from Mann (Miami Vice, Public Enemies) seem to feature same issue: personality vs. interest.  The fact is, all of Mann’s films have tons of personality, given his stylish […]

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The Last of the Mohicans (Blu-ray Review)

As Blu-ray secures itself as a faithful medium, you will find that more and more less-recent films are making their way to high definition.  A highlight of 1992’s cinema résumé is Michael Mann’s remake of The Last of the Mohicans.  Starring Daniely Day-Lewis (There Will Be Blood) along with Madeline Stowe (We Were Soldiers), Russell […]

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Thor’s Top 10 Movies of 2009

So its time for the “Best of the Year” list.  I’ll admit even though I watch a truck load of films on a weekly basis, I’m more of the ‘home theatre’ type, meaning I see all types of films from different countries and different eras but I am not always up-to-date with the current films […]

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