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Brandon’s Blu-ray Wishlist For 2017!

Barring some sort of super late rush surprise announcement, 2016 for the year of Blu-ray is pretty much in the books.  And as always, looking back, it was another terrific year.  Many more Wishlist films from years’ past were granted on Blu-ray and some that were being prepped for this list got announced before it […]

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Top Ten: Aaron’s Favorite Films of 2014

The year of 2014 is literally coming to an end, but I am not letting it end without putting up a list of my favorite films of the year.  This is never an easy list to put together, but somehow I have not only listed my Top Ten favorites, I have actually managed to rank […]

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LA Story: ‘Inherent Vice’ (Movie Review)

Former flames, big time real estate moguls, something called the Golden Fang, and of course, lots of drugs; it looks like Doc might be getting in over his head.  Following There Will Be Blood and The Master it is nice to see writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson lighten up with Inherent Vice, an adaptation of Thomas […]

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The Master (Blu-ray Review)

Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest film, The Master, finds Joaquin Phoenix’s character being absorbed into the world of a charismatic intellectual played by Philip Seymour Hoffman.  The result is a film that is ambitious, greatly acted (Phoenix, Hoffman, and Amy Adams have all found themselves Oscar nominated for their roles), expertly filmed, but also challenging to […]

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‘The Master’ Will Be Processed And Ready For Blu-ray This February

I have to say that I was not as taken by The Master as I wanted to be, but reading about it again has made me interested in revisiting it.  Here is some of the press release for the Blu-ray release, coming this February:  Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company announced today the Blu-ray™ […]

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‘The Master’ And His Cause Requires Some Processing

So a WWII Vet and the leader of a cult walk into a bar…One has no idea where to go and the other appears to have all the answers.  A main character finding comfort and solace from a new and enigmatic person in their life has been a theme in other films from writer/director Paul […]

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The Master Movie Review – Just Seen It

Salim, Rachel and Greg review the newest period piece drama from Director Paul Thomas Anderson. Starring Salim Lemelle, Rachel Appelbaum and Greg Karber. Directed by Sean Wright. Synopsis: Freddie is an alcoholic drifter dealing with the trauma of World War Two. By chance, he meets Lancaster, the charismatic leader of The Cause. As Freddie adheres to Lancaster’s religious […]

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Boogie Nights (Blu-ray Review)

Most of my movie-loving friends have already seen Boogie Nights while I had not.  Considering the film had as much popularity as it did and it’s well over a decade old now, it was high time I sat down for a watch of this flick.  I heard fragments of the content here and there so […]

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