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LA Film Festival 2018 – Final Father/Son Film Reviews

It’s almost time to lower the curtain film fans!  This year’s LA Film Festival is officially over but WhySoBlu.com is still going cinematically strong with this second to last article with eleven indie reviews to round out the 2018 coverage.  From tales of chef’s with a past passion to flicks about rehab and music, the […]

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Own HBO’s SHARP OBJECTS On Blu-ray November 27th!

Bring home Sharp Objects today as the eight-episode limited series, based on Gillian Flynn’s (Gone Girl) bestselling novel of the same name, is now available for Digital Download, and comes to Blu-ray™ and DVD on November 27th. Starring five-time Oscar®-nominee Amy Adams (Arrival), the “haunting and riveting” (The Hollywood Reporter) series is directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (HBO’s […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “High Art”

Keeping the current theme of dissecting the work of wondrous women behind the camera alive and well, this week sees yet another awesome indie with a talented female filmmaker proudly at the helm – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  Continuing the highlighting of films with a distinctive feminine flair, the selection below was an impressive […]

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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Seven New Indie Titles

The indie movie scene is as always loud and proud with this week’s crop of seven films hitting various genre notes for hungry cinema seekers.  Sensual stories, coming of age tales, cancer comedies, stressful shindig sagas, mid-life crisis movies, voyeur suspense outings and body jumping terror tales make up the flicks featured and dissected for […]

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The Scorch Trials (Blu-Ray Review)

Following the footsteps of The Hunger Games and Divergent, The Maze Runner joins the ranks of the dystopian YA mega-franchise schlock with it’s second film, The Scorch Trials. As is the standard for such franchises, The Scorch Trials promises to be bigger and better, yet it fails on almost all fronts in such spectacular fashion. Wrought with incredibly bland, cliche, […]

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Scream Factory Presents: CARRIE & The RAGE: CARRIE 2 On Blu-ray April 14!

This is going to be an exciting revisiting experiment.  Like most others, I was not a fan of the pointless snoozefest that was the 2013 remake of Carrie.  Now is the time to go back and see if the other two post-De Palma Carrie efforts were any better.  Scream Factory is putting out a Double […]

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‘The East’ Points You Towards Freegan Eco-Terrorists (Movie Review)

The East is a low-budget thriller about espionage and eco-terrorism.  It comes from writer/director Zal Batmanglij and co-writer/star Brit Marling, who previously collaborated together on 2012’s The Sound of My Voice.  With that film, along with 2011’s Another Earth, I have been quite impressed with Marling’s work in features thus far, and The East continues […]

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Blu-ray Earns An ‘Easy A’

Get it?  Blu-ray earns an easy A?  I know.  Stupid!  Of course Blu-ray earns an easy A!  Duh!  Well anyway, what do we have here?  This one is really for all the Amanda Bynes fans out there.  Now why can’t I say that with a straight face?  LOL.  Okay, seriously.  Emma Stone stars in the […]

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An Average Grade for ‘Easy A’

Easy A is a high school comedy that tries to be a fun, modern take on The Scarlett Letter.  It features Emma Stone in the lead role, basically working to establish her as a leading star.  While the film is essentially a chick flick, it seems to have aspirations to push in some satirical elements […]

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There’s No Such Thing As An ‘Easy A’

Easy A is one of those films where let’s face it, if it were not for my wife wanting to see this, I think I could have come up with better ways to spend a free Thursday evening.  But as a critic, it’s your job to subject yourself to torture and to prevent the average […]

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