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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition (Blu-ray Review)

It must be the month of Mowvember because the Rated-R (yes you read that right) Extended Edition of the third film in hopefully the final trilogy is upon us.  You know what one I’m talking about.  The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies is the film both fans of The Hobbit franchise have been anxiously waiting for and […]

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Blu-ray Review)

Thorin Oakenshield and the Dwarves of Erebor have reclaimed the vast wealth of their homeland, but now face the consequences of having unleashed the terrifying Dragon Smaug upon Lake-town. Meanwhile, Sauron, the Dark Lord, has sent forth legions of Orcs to attack the Lonely Mountain, and Bilbo Baggins finds himself fighting for his life as […]

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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Battles On Blu-ray This March!

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies arrives on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, 2-Disc DVD Special Edition and Digital HD on March 24th from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.  The Blu-ray and Digital HD include much desired extras such as “Recruiting the Five Armies,” “Completing Middle-earth,” “The Last Goodbye” and “New Zealand: Home […]

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‘The Hobbit: The Battle’ of Kill Kill, Stab Stab (Movie Review)

The second cinematic Middle-Earth trilogy has ended and now we are back where we started in 2002.  I am happy for those who are excited to rewatch The Lord of the Rings trilogy, following this ‘defining chapter,’ but I am left with other curiosities.  Having never read J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit, I am curious about […]

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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Finally All Sign A Peace Treaty (Movie Review)

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies is the film both fans of The Hobbit franchise have been anxiously waiting for and the moviegoers that do not care too much about the saga and just want it to finally come to an end.  However, to me it’s so much more.  Whether you read the […]

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The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition 3D (Blu-ray Review)

Here we are once again.  It’s the same place we were last year.  It’s fall time and the leaves are changing so it must be coincidentally time for the latest Lord of the Rings (LOTR) saga…err I mean The Hobbit saga on Blu-ray in its “Extended” form.  And low and behold…IT IS!  How about I make a […]

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Two Epic Films from Legendary Filmmaker Ridley Scott Arrive as Collector’s Edition Blu-rays This October

Two of Ridley Scott’s best films are coming to Blu-ray in all new collector’s editions.  One is more obvious and that is Alien, Scott’s landmark sci-fi/horror feature, which is celebrating its 35th anniversary.  The other is Kingdom of Heaven, celebrating its 10th anniversary as Scott’s most underrated feature (granted the Director’s cut version is where it’s at). […]

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition Debuts November 4

You knew this day was coming, right?  It just had to!  So without further ado let’s get this news engine rolling here.  Warner Bros. is excited, no ecstatic, to announce the newest epic in the Hobbit Trilogy arriving on Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray this November 4th The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition!  The Extended Edition features […]

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Blu-ray Review)

Here we are once again.  It’s the same place we were last year.  It’s spring time so it must be coincidentally time for the newest entry in The Lord of the Rings (LOTR) saga…err I mean The Hobbit saga on Blu-ray.  And low and behold…IT IS!  How about I make a promise to you from […]

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‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Journeys Onto Blu-ray This April

I know you guys are going to love this announcement that came straight out of Middle-earth today from one of my favorite Blu-ray studios, Warner Bros.!  And if you check out the below press announcement, you’ll see that it comes in a number of different flavors too.  Nothing like having it your way!  Right?! So […]

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‘The Hobbit’: Smaug ‘em If You Got ‘em (Movie Review)

Despite this second installment of The Hobbit films being a grand adventure, with lots of excitement and visuals, at this point I think I know what the inherent problem is with this second Tolkien trilogy.  For all the fun this movie wants its audience to have, no one in these films seems to be having […]

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Bilbo to the Rescue in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Movie Review)

Here we are once again.  It’s the same place we were last year.  It’s the cold month of December so it must be coincidentally time for the newest entry in The Lord of the Rings (LOTR) saga…err I mean The Hobbit saga.  And low and behold…IT IS!  Whether it’s a bad omen or not, the […]

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Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Best Pictures (DVD Review)

Warner Brothers is celebrating its landmark 90th anniversary with a year-long initiative to release seven new major home entertainment collections. The campaign’s flagship release, The Best of Warner Bros. 100 Film DVD Collection, showcases 100 movies from the studio’s historic, hallowed archives — the largest film library in the world.  The limited and numbered box […]

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The Three Musketeers (2011) 2D / 3D (Blu-ray Review)

The Three Musketeers is a modern retelling of Alexander Dumas’ timeless swashbuckling classic – arrived on 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD on March 13 from Summit Entertainment.  This exciting adventure for the whole family stars Logan Lerman (Percy Jackson & the Olympians), Orlando Bloom (Pirates of the Caribbean films), Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil films) and Academy Award-winner Christoph Waltz […]

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‘The Three Musketeers’ Is Junk Food, Like The Candy Bar

It seems like there was one type of phrase that came to mind during the making of this movie:  “This is not your father’s Three Musketeers”.  In the era of blockbuster filmmaking that audiences now live in and in the wake of somewhat self-aware period action films like Pirates of the Caribbean and Sherlock Holmes, […]

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The Lord of the Rings – The Return of the King Theatrical (Blu-ray Review)

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” – Edmund Burke At last, we sadly come to the end.  Third acts in movie franchises have historically been weaker than the movies that preceded them.  There are rare exceptions to that but if you think about movies like […]

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The Lord of the Rings – The Two Towers Theatrical (Blu-ray Review)

After the critical and commercial success of The Fellowship of the Ring, the expectations were higher for The Two Towers.  For Peter Jackson and crew, The Two Towers was the hardest movie to make out of the three because when their script was changed from two movies (as originally intended) to three, some major changes […]

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The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring (Blu-ray Review)

The greatest and most ambitious series of fantasy movies has finally come to Blu-ray!  The Lord of the Rings trilogy represents one of the biggest gambles in modern film history as all three films were filmed at once with a director who was better known for small horror movies, not to mention the fact that […]

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