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Tag Archive for 'Michelle Williams'

The Greatest Showman (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

I don’t know what it is about me.  I’m a red-blooded American male who craves carnage, gore and action in every movie going experience I partake in, but I also have a huge soft spot in my heart when it comes to moving, engaging and rousing musicals.  The latter is exactly how I felt after […]

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ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD Won’t Put Kevin Spacey Back Into Ridley Scott’s Film When It Hits Blu-ray April 10th!

From director Ridley Scott (The Martian, Gladiator) comes the thrilling crime drama ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD, available on Digital March 27 and on Blu-ray™ and DVD April 10 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Academy Award® nominee Michelle Williams (2016, Best Supporting Actress, Manchester by the Sea) and 2017 Academy Award® nominee Christopher Plummer (Best Performance by […]

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‘The Greatest Showman’ And His Limited Acts (Movie Review)

By all accounts, I would be happy to lavish praise on The Greatest Showman, a musical passion project for Hugh Jackman. He may not have written or produced the film, but Jackman is a Tony Award-winning song and dance man at heart, and he’s been attached to this movie since 2009. If anything, The Greatest […]

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‘Wonderstruck’ Presents A Wondrous Journey (Movie Review)

There is always a joy in seeing narrative puzzle pieces lock into place. Wonderstruck is that sort of film. It presents such a specific depiction of its setting that a viewer can be instantly locked in with the characters we are following and only later realize the full story has evaded us. Relying on a […]

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

Last year, Scream Factory completed the Species series’ Blu-ray representation by releasing all the sequels (Species II by itself and a double feature of the TV-movie ones). Now, they are just gonna cap off the hole in the series in their line by putting out a new edition of the original film.  Since its MGM we […]

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Haneke, Hitchcock & More Coming to The Criterion Collection in September 2017

In September, Murray Lerner’s Festival will join the Criterion Collection in time for its fortieth anniversary. The era-defining documentary caught the crest of a musical movement at the Newport Folk Festival from 1963 to 1966 and includes performances by giants like Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Johnny Cash, and the Staples Singers; the Criterion release’s special features will showcase rare additional footage from the festivals. […]

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Manchester By The Sea (Blu-ray Review)

The heavy awards contender Manchester by the Sea is the equivalent of an arthouse blockbuster. It’s an impressively made drama from acclaimed writer/director/playwright Kenneth Lonergan about a man’s grief, while back in his hometown. It features reserved, but impressive performances from the likes of arthouse favorites Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams, with an expanded running […]

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MANCHESTER BY THE SEA – Starring Golden Globe Winner Casey Affleck – On Blu-ray This February

Academy Award nominee Casey Affleck delivers an unforgettable, Golden Globe-winning performance in the heartwarming, emotional, and powerful Manchester by the Sea, arriving on Digital HD February 7 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD and On Demand February 21 from Lionsgate. The award-winning 2016 Sundance Film Festival Official Entry follows Affleck’s character Lee, as he faces the […]

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Hometown Drama In ‘Manchester By The Sea’ (Movie Review)

Manchester by the Sea is the equivalent of an arthouse blockbuster. It’s an impressively made drama from acclaimed writer/director/playwright Kenneth Lonergan about a man’s grief, while back in his hometown. It features reserved, but impressive performances from the likes of arthouse favorites Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams, with an expanded running time to make sure […]

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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Eight New Indie Titles

Though my eyes are cinematically bloodshot film fans (in a good way of course!), I’m nevertheless determined to give the WhySoBlu.com readers their movie money’s worth.  So once again I’m taking on a gigantic eight new indie flicks this week alone that range from distressing docs to somber features to even a teen tale that […]

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Halloween: The Complete Collection – 10 Disc Edition (Blu-ray Review)

What seems to be little known is that there were actually two versions of Halloween: The Complete Collection back on September 23rd.  Most every bit of press and excitement wen toward the Deluxe Limited Edition that came with 15 discs.  And rightfully so.  There was another, more basic edition, released as well.  That one is […]

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BEHOLD! HALLOWEEN: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION Box Art Revealed!

Anchor Bay and Scream Factory have unveiled the art to their joint ventured and insanely impressive Halloween box set combining every film in the series with 15 discs of content.  And yeah, it’s really awesome.  This art just says “Who cares if your set was first, Freddy?”, “Suck on that tin case, Jason”, “Haha, cute, […]

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Oz The Great and Powerful 2D / 3D (Blu-ray Review)

When Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he’s hit the jackpot. Fame and fortune are his for the taking. That is until he meets three witches: Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz) and Glinda (Michelle Williams), […]

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Oz The Great And Powerful – Opening Title Sequence

Oz The Great and Powerful is currently out in theaters and making a lot of money.  This is the Sam Raimi directed film, starring James Franco as Oscar Diggs, the man who would travel to the land of Oz and realize his destiny, while also interacting with three witches played by Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, […]

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OZ The Great and Powerful Movie Review – Just Seen It

Watch us on National Public Television – check your local listing for show times! Kevin, Liz and Aaron review this visually unique movie about two worlds and their star-crossed lovers.

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Step Right Up To The Wonderful World Of ‘Oz The Great And Powerful’ (Movie Review)

This has not really occurred to me until recently, but Oz is quite the expansive franchise.  Along with the original books by L. Frank Baum, the series has had a multitude of different adaptations on almost every platform, including several films and musicals, stage plays, comics, and even video games.  Given how successful it was […]

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Comic Con 2012: Oz The Great And Powerful Trailer Debut

Thursday in Hall H of Comic Con was packed already, due to the presence of Twilight fans, as per usual these days, but that did not mean there was not plenty more to see, which included the first look at the newest film from one of my favorite directors, Sam Raimi (The Evil Dead trilogy, […]

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Take a Trip To Shutter Island on Blu-ray This June

Are you taking the trip to Shutter Island on Blu-ray this June?  I know I am!  We loved this movie here at Why So Blu (our reviews here and here), and on June 8th you can bring the Martin Scorsese mystery home.  Are you up to the challenge?  Think you have what it takes to […]

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