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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Three New Indie Titles (And One Short!)

A mere tripod of full-length indie outings this week – plus one short – to give those with a hankering for smaller cinema some choices alongside big budget film fare.  Tales of somber egg donation, the mystery behind cults, dealing with some ghastly apparitions and Thanksgiving at gunpoint make up the three features films and […]

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Saving Private Ryan – Commemorative 20th Anniversary Edition (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Not only has telling stories of World War II brought director Steven Spielberg Academy Award attention in the form of Best Director nominations and his two Oscar wins, the historical subject has brought forth some of his best and most passionate work. His second Oscar win for director is actually his sixth exploration of the […]

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SAVING PRIVATE RYAN Debuts On 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray May 8th!

Director Steven Spielberg’s critically lauded WWII epic Saving Private Ryan celebrates its 20thanniversary this year with a new 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo release on May 8, 2018 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. A DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures co-production, Saving Private Ryan won five Academy Awards®, including Best Director, and two Golden Globes®, including Best Director and Best Motion […]

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Morgan (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Morgan was a film I undeniably didn’t get to theatrically very much so on purpose.  While the trailers and the promise of Ridley Scott producing it initially sucked me in the overall negative critical response kept me far away.  However, I couldn’t help but wonder what really was under the surface here within Morgan.  Is it just some […]

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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Five New Indie Titles

Plenty of indie fare to examine this week – even some denied to yours truly!  (Both Blair Witch and Eddie Murphy’s dramatic turn Mr. Church gave a resounding NO when asked to be seen by little old me!)  But rest assured there’s more than enough to go around including some deep documentaries about everything from […]

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‘Ratchet & Clank’ Now Has A Fun Movie In Its Arsenal (Movie Review)

In a year where four video game adaptations will be coming our way, Ratchet & Clank does not exactly win the gold medal for being the best, but it does do enough to be one of the more sufficient ones. The popular Insomniac Games series has made its way to the big screen and has […]

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WonderCon 2016: RATCHET & CLANK

Good news! There is a very good chance Ratchet & Clank could turn out to be the very best video game adaptation ever. It’s not a high bar to clear, but there does seem to be a lot here that shows a fun movie that easily captures the spirit of the game. A lot of that […]

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Straight Outta Compton: Unrated Director’s Cut (Blu-ray Review)

This is a weird segue into this Blu-ray review and I completely understand that, but rest assured it serves a point.  Just mere weeks ago I was having a Skype meeting with some of the newer faces around here at WSB, Wes, Jerad, Shohan, Bron and Jordan, and I was kind of telling them about […]

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Shohan’s Top 10 Movie List for 2015

So concludes this year of movie adventures!  There have definitely been some surprising highs along with a few soul crushing lows, (cough) Fantastic 4 (cough).  But through it all, we have persevered to reach the truly great films of the past year that keep giving us a reason to leave our cozy homes in favor […]

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Brian White’s Top 10 Favorite Films of 2015

It’s that time of the year again.  I generally hate this time of the year not because of the holidays, but because it means nothing but cold and deadness outside and in a reviewer’s world, the dreaded TOP 10 Favorite Films lists as well.  Last year there was an influx of good movies released theatrically (IMO) making […]

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Straight Outta Compton Gets Dated on Blu-ray w/ Unrated Director’s Cut

This news has me doing cartwheels as this is one of my favorite films of 2015.  It took me by surprise how much I loved it!  So here’s the deal.  Follow the world’s most dangerous group, N.W.A. as they forge their anger and inner-city frustrations into the most potent weapon imaginable: their music.  In Straight Outta […]

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San Andreas (Blu-ray Review)

It wouldn’t be another calendar year at the movies without the obligatory disaster film, would it?  No way!  This time out we have the heavyweight Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson leading the pack.  And while the film’s initial trailers, with the exception of the slow, melodic take on “California Dreamin,” didn’t do much to whet my appetite […]

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Love & Mercy (Blu-ray Review)

The critically acclaimed musical biopic about the fascinating life of the Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson, Love & Mercy will be available on Digital HD August 25th and on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and On Demand September 15th from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Golden Globe® nominee John Cusack (Best Actor, High Fidelity,2001)stars in”one […]

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‘Straight Outta Compton’ Is Dope (Movie Review)

For the first time in a very long time I’m honestly not even sure where to start with this review.  I really never had any interest in the hip hop, rap musical group NWA even though I grew up with them during their rise and as a result, many controversies.  I always thought their music […]

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Bring Home The Rock With San Andreas on Blu-ray October 13th

Where will you be, who will you be with and who will you save when San Andreas arrives onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD?  I know ! Hopefully you’ll be on your couch watching this!  Right?!  San Andreas follows a rescue helicopter pilot (Dwayne Johnson) and his estranged wife (Carla Gugino, Night […]

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LOVE & MERCY Comes To Blu-ray September 15th!

The critically acclaimed musical biopic about the fascinating life of the Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson, Love & Mercy will be available on Digital HD August 25th and on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and On Demand September 15th from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Golden Globe® nominee John Cusack (Best Actor, High Fidelity,2001)stars in”one […]

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San Andreas: Still Fun Despite Not Being 100% Seismic Accurate

It’s almost summer 2015, but it wouldn’t be another year at the movies without the obligatory disaster film, would it?  No way!  This time out we have the heavyweight Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson leading the pack.  And while the trailers, with the exception of the slow, melodic take on “California Dreamin,” didn’t do much to […]

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STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON – Red Band Trailer w/ Intro from Dr. Dre & Ice Cube

I see a lot of promise here.  Straight Outta Compton reunites Ice Cube and director F. Gary Gray (Friday!) for a film that chronicles the early lives of Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E, once known together as N.W.A. I am not usually one to check out red-band trailers (they tend to give away the goods, […]

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