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Brandon’s Best Blu-rays Of 2015 Across The Globe!

The Why So Blu top Blu-rays of 2015 wheel has spun and landed on me.  Once again, I’m honored to close this out and go last.  2015 was a game-changer year for me with Blu-ray personally.  For years, my colleague Gerard has been nagging at me to get a region-free player.  I would complain about […]

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Friday Foster (Blu-ray Review)

“Wham! Bam! Here Comes Pam” and with that Pam Grier is back in action as Friday Foster.  Based on the syndicated newspaper comic strip of the same name, Grier stars as intrepid photojournalist Friday Foster.  Directed by Arthur Marks (Class of ’74, Detroit 9000), based on his story, Friday Foster features supporting performances by Godfrey […]

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Foxy Brown (Blu-ray Review)

Pam Grier teams up once again with Coffy director Jack Hill in this blaxploitation follow-up that was filmed in an astounding 17 days.  Foxy Brown co-stars Antonio Fargas (Conrack, Car Wash), Peter Brown (Teenage Tease, Merrill’s Marauder’s), Terry Carter (Brother On The Run), Sid Haig (Coffy, The Devil’s Rejects, Jackie Brown) and is directed by Jack Hill […]

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Coffy (Blu-ray Review)

Pam Grier became a staple of early 1970s blaxploitation films by playing bold, assertive women, starting with Jack Hill’s Coffy. Her character was advertised in the original trailer as the “baddest one-chick hit-squad that ever hit town!” Grier’s role was noted as being the first African-American female to headline an action film.  As many of you may […]

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Blacula / Scream Blacula Scream – Double Feature (Blu-ray Review)

There are two things I’ve always been clamoring for on Blu-ray; more Blaxploitation films and more Pam Grier.  Which, yeah a lot of that is one in the same.  And this new release from Scream Factory covers both!  “Dracula’s soul brother”, Blacula is here in high definition.  Yes, I’m very aware of the title, but […]

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BLACULA And SCREAM BLACULA SCREAM Make Their Blu-ray Debuts March 3rd From Scream Factory!

There are two things I’ve always been clamoring for on Blu-ray; more Blaxploitation films and more Pam Grier.  Which, yeah a lot of that is one in the same.  And this new release from Scream Factory covers both!  Yes, I’m very aware of the title, but note that these were different times and the Blaxploitation […]

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‘Monsters’ The Complete Series on DVD March 18th!

Leave the lights on! The fan-favorite syndicated horror anthology series from executive producer Richard P. Rubinstein (Tales from the Darkside, Dawn of the Dead, Creepshow, Frank Herbert’s Dune, Children of Dune) that ran for three heart-stopping seasons on the Sci-Fi Channel (now Syfy) in the 1990s makes its chilling DVD debut on March 18th! 

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Brandon’s Wishlist: 14 Blu-ray Hopefuls For 2014

Happy new release Tuesday!  It’s also the first Tuesday in November.  Meaning, all the dates for Blu-ray releases through the end of the year are pretty much set and locked in by now.  There could be a wild card for late December thrown in somewhere, but it’s highly unlikely it would be an older catalogue […]

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The Tarantino XX: 8-Film Collection Is Available to Pre-Order!

Celebrating Quentin Tarantino’s legendary film-making, Lionsgate and Miramax are proud to present the Tarantino XX: 8-Film Collection, arriving on Blu-ray Disc November 20th.  Tarantino XX contains eight films chosen by Tarantino to illustrate the first 20 years of his career, featuring the films that helped define his early success, including Reservoir Dogs, True Romance, Pulp […]

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Jackie Brown (Blu-ray Review)

A sexy flight attendant (Grier) is caught in a plot between the police and an arms dealer, and everyone’s looking for the payoff.  There are six unlikely players on the trail for a big score – a half million dollars in cash.  But alliances are shaky when its unclear who is playing and who is […]

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