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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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Brian White’s Top 10 Most Treasured Blu-rays Released In 2015

Like last year, I really didn’t acquire as many Blu-ray titles in 2015 as I typically do in a 12-month calendar.  Also like last year, there are Blu-ray titles that I reviewed personally and held onto, but the others made their way into my collection when they were either priced exceptionally well (most recently this Ultimate James Bond Collection here) or “Day […]

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition (Blu-ray Review)

It must be the month of Mowvember because the Rated-R (yes you read that right) Extended Edition of the third film in hopefully the final trilogy is upon us.  You know what one I’m talking about.  The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies is the film both fans of The Hobbit franchise have been anxiously waiting for and […]

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Warner Bros. Announces The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition

Extra!  Extra!  The adventures of Bilbo Baggins come to an epic conclusion (thank goodness) when The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson, is released as an Extended Edition on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group.  The extended cut of the final film in The Hobbit Trilogy […]

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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Battles On Blu-ray This March!

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies arrives on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, 2-Disc DVD Special Edition and Digital HD on March 24th from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.  The Blu-ray and Digital HD include much desired extras such as “Recruiting the Five Armies,” “Completing Middle-earth,” “The Last Goodbye” and “New Zealand: Home […]

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‘The Hobbit: The Battle’ of Kill Kill, Stab Stab (Movie Review)

The second cinematic Middle-Earth trilogy has ended and now we are back where we started in 2002.  I am happy for those who are excited to rewatch The Lord of the Rings trilogy, following this ‘defining chapter,’ but I am left with other curiosities.  Having never read J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit, I am curious about […]

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The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies Finally All Sign A Peace Treaty (Movie Review)

The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies is the film both fans of The Hobbit franchise have been anxiously waiting for and the moviegoers that do not care too much about the saga and just want it to finally come to an end.  However, to me it’s so much more.  Whether you read the […]

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Today’s Amazon Gold Box Deal: The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings Media Collections

Amazing Deal: Today only, save 66% on “The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings Ultimate Media Collection,” featuring the “Shadow of Mordor” video game on PS4 or Xbox One, the “Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy Extended Editions” on Blu-ray, and the “J.R.R. Tolkien Hobbit and Lord of the Rings Paperback Box Set.” The […]

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The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition 3D (Blu-ray Review)

Here we are once again.  It’s the same place we were last year.  It’s fall time and the leaves are changing so it must be coincidentally time for the latest Lord of the Rings (LOTR) saga…err I mean The Hobbit saga on Blu-ray in its “Extended” form.  And low and behold…IT IS!  How about I make a […]

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition Debuts November 4

You knew this day was coming, right?  It just had to!  So without further ado let’s get this news engine rolling here.  Warner Bros. is excited, no ecstatic, to announce the newest epic in the Hobbit Trilogy arriving on Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray this November 4th The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition!  The Extended Edition features […]

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Trailer Debut (Plus LOTR Blu-ray Trilogy Amazon Sale!)

Having first made its debut at Comic Con, the first trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is now out and it certainly does the job of making this feel like a conclusion of sorts.  While I have not been the biggest fan of these Hobbit movies, I certainly look forward to seeing them and […]

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Blu-ray Review)

Here we are once again.  It’s the same place we were last year.  It’s spring time so it must be coincidentally time for the newest entry in The Lord of the Rings (LOTR) saga…err I mean The Hobbit saga on Blu-ray.  And low and behold…IT IS!  How about I make a promise to you from […]

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Gerard’s Top 10 Badass Blu-rays of 2013!

It’s that time again where we come up with our Top-10 Blu-rays of the year. 2013 has come and almost gone and left a path of high definition destruction in its wake. Coincidentally, my Top-10 list features the work of some epic directors, who had a stellar year on the Blu-ray format as most of […]

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‘The Hobbit’: Smaug ‘em If You Got ‘em (Movie Review)

Despite this second installment of The Hobbit films being a grand adventure, with lots of excitement and visuals, at this point I think I know what the inherent problem is with this second Tolkien trilogy.  For all the fun this movie wants its audience to have, no one in these films seems to be having […]

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Bilbo to the Rescue in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Movie Review)

Here we are once again.  It’s the same place we were last year.  It’s the cold month of December so it must be coincidentally time for the newest entry in The Lord of the Rings (LOTR) saga…err I mean The Hobbit saga.  And low and behold…IT IS!  Whether it’s a bad omen or not, the […]

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Did the world really need this?  Is the world even ready for this?  Wasn’t 10+ hours of theatrical cuts (and even more with the extended editions) enough to sit through back in the day and again on Blu-ray?  Are we ready for three more consecutive years of a tale that’s mainly self-contained in one book […]

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition Bulks Up In Nov.

Just when you thought two plus hours wasn’t enough comes mention today of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Extended Edition that features a 13-minute longer cut (hopefully more singing in Bilbo’s shack) and nearly nine hours of new special features.  Now that’s exciting for the fans!  This all goes down on Digital Download October 22nd and […]

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The Hobbit Movie Review – Just Seen It

Brenna, Salim and Aaron review the long awaited return to “Middle-Earth” from director Peter Jackson. Starring Brenna Smith, Aaron Fink and Salim Lemelle. Directed by Liz Manashil. Synopsis: Bilbo leads a peaceful life until Gandalf knocks on his door. He enlists Bilbo to join a band of dwarves and reclaim their long-forgotten city. Together, they venture to […]

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