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Donnie Darko Limited Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Why are you wearing that stupid man suit?  Fifteen years before Stranger Things combined science-fiction, Spielberg-ian touches and 80s nostalgia to much acclaim, Richard Kelly set the template – and the high-water mark – with his debut feature, Donnie Darko.  Initially beset with distribution problems, it would slowly find its audience and emerge as arguably the first cult […]

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Red Dawn – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Red Dawn is one of those quintessential 1980s “super 80s” films that has lived on with nostalgia goggles long since it dropped in on us back in 1984.  It features an all-star cast of the era, including Patrick Swayze (Road House), C. Thomas Howell (The Outsiders), Lea Thompson (Back To The Future), Ben Johnson (Terror Train), […]

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Dirty Dancing – 30th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

In Lionsgate’s vault, as with any other studio, there are some titles that just do good business for them.  Lionsgate, of course inherited the Artisan library and Vestron Pictures one when it was in its infancy.  Dirty Dancing is one of their staples on the home video market and with the 30th anniversary of the […]

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RED DAWN Collector’s Edition Invades Blu-ray March 14th

From legendary writer-director John Milius (Apocalypse Now, Conan The Barbarian) comes the tale of what-could-have-been, had the Cold War gone another way. When Communist paratroopers descend on a Colorado high school football field, a group of students wages an all-out guerilla war to save their town — and their country. Powerful and gripping, RED DAWN […]

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Brandon’s 25 BEST Blu-rays Of The Double Dipping Year That Was 2016!

Its not like we’re winding down any time soon on films that still need to make it to the Blu-ray format.  There are ah-plenty.  Heck, there are films that still never made it to VHS or DVD.  2016 introduced us to 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays.  The new wave, the new cream of the crop.  And […]

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Have The Time Of Your Life And Owe It All To The 30th Anniversary DIRTY DANCING Blu-ray February 7th!

Have the time of your life when the Dirty Dancing: 30th Anniversary Edition arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD, along with a special Limited Collector’s Edition Box Set, on February 7, 2017, featuring all new bonus material. The classic will also return to theaters on January 29 and February 1, 2017 for a 30th […]

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Road House – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Shout! Factory will release Road House (Collector’s Edition) on September 6, 2016, as part of their new Shout Select line of films. Starring Patrck Swayze, Ben Gazzara, Kelly Lynch and Sam Elliot, the film has become a cult classic since its release in 1989. Road House (Collector’s Edition) offers over 3 hours of extras including […]

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Donnie Darko 10th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

It’s time for another edition of Donnie Darko for home media consumption.  There has been a previous couple DVD releases, followed by a Blu-ray release back in 2009.  Now we have the four-disc set, dubbed the “10th Anniversary Edition”, which features the same Blu-ray set, but also includes the original DVD, as well as a […]

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The Daily Blu…September 14, 2009

We finally got some pertinent Blu-ray news to report on.  Yeah!  New Line Home Entertainment has announced a November 24th release date for the romantic comedy Four Christmases.  The Blu-ray release will see a 1080P VC-1 video presentation and a 5.1 Dolby TrueHD audio surround track.  Nothing like a good Christmas comedy to put you […]

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