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Top 10 Films Of 2016: A Brandon Peters Story

As always when I do these “Best” lists, I ask two things of you, the reader.  Take the words best or top and replace it with “favorite”.  And importantly, number or ranking doesn’t matter, what is included does.  2016 was an interesting year for me, in that I feel a hair underqualified, but still, this […]

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Brian White’s ‘Sin’sational TOP 10 Films of 2016

It’s that time of the year again, and I’m not referring to the expensive Holiday season.  I’m talking about the dreaded TOP 10 Favorite Films lists us reviewers annually face.  While some of us love putting these lists together others I know absolutely dread it.  It could be the notion of the extra work involved […]

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The Neon Demon (Blu-ray Review)

Nicolas Winding Refn is one of the most visionary and abstract directors we have in the current mold.  He’s a filmmaker whose films will probably age a lot better in critical circles than they are received in present day.  They polarize and split audiences.  His films feature an equal amount of boos and standing ovations […]

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Experience The Glitter of The Neon Demon on Blu-ray This September

Amazon Studio’s The Neon Demon directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, is a sumptuous horror-thriller, set in the highly competitive and often vicious world of fashion modeling, where the term “eat their own” takes on a decidedly new meaning. When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group […]

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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – 6 New Indie Films

For my first film reviews here at the amazing Why So Blu it felt right to hit the movie review ground running, so I’m going to examine a colossal six indie films (I try to see EVERYTHING for the fans!) that are hitting select theaters, digital formats and the like all this Friday.  So take […]

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Jodorowsky’s Dune (Blu-ray Review)

What if you had the chance to see the greatest science fiction film never produced?  Unfortunately you can’t, because, as stated, it was never produced, but you can come very close!  Jodorowsky’s Dune is a fascinating documentary that details the intended plans by director Alejandro Jodorowsky to create an ambitious project, utilizing the talents of […]

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‘Only God Forgives’ on Blu-ray and DVD October 22nd!

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Renowned filmmaker, Nicolas Winding Refn reunites with Ryan Gosling (Drive, Crazy Stupid Love) in the edgy thriller ONLY GOD FORGIVES debuting on Blu-ray™ and DVD on October 22nd from Anchor Bay Entertainment and RADiUS-TWC. Pre-book is September 25, 2013. ONLY GOD FORGIVES was written and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive, […]

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‘Only God Forgives’ Is So Terribly Artful (Movie Review)

There is always at least one of these films every year.  Only God Forgives is the kind of film that will be easily derided for reasons that can be very well argued, no matter how much can be said in its defense.  The film is incredibly stylish and focused on providing a delirious sense of […]

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‘Drive’….To The Movies!

Drive, starring Ryan Gosling, based off of the book written byJames Sallis, is a movie that’s hard to throw into a genre.  It’s about a Hollywood stunt driver who works part time as a mechanic and a wheelman for the criminal underworld, until a failed heist means he has to kill everyone…you know, that old […]

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Comic-Con 2011: Hall H – Thursday

Comic-Con started with a bang this year.  Twilight was the first panel to headline the coveted Hall H lineup.  Believe it or not, there were fans standing in line outside the convention center for over a week waiting to get in.  Now that’s devotion!  Our own Mary Welms will have full coverage of that panel […]

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