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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While there may not have been a panel dedicated to The Hunger Games in Hall H at Comic Con this year, there was certainly a Hunger Games presence at Comic Con in general, which was apparently also tied with Best Buy, among other establishments, as The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 debuted the new trailer in various forms […]
Finally some more Spike Lee “joints” are getting the love on Blu-ray. The Spike Lee Joint Collection features two volumes and four films. I don’t know if there is any more planned beyond these two releases, but I hope its the start of something. This first volume of the set covers 1998’s He Got Game […]
This doesn’t make up for Oldboy, but alas someone is finally digging into Spike Lee’s back catalog of films. And, funny enough, I now need to write a new piece for next week’s ‘Wishlist’ article as it was going to be for The 25th Hour which now sees a release date of June 10! It also […]
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™ […]
I remember being all excited about Moneyball (review here), when it was coming out back in September. The film based on a true story, staring Brad Pitt as Oakland A’s manager Billy Beane, had a lot of good ingredients to make for a solid feature. I was happy to find that the movie was pretty […]
In reviewing a film that would be described as a political thriller, the question of how that person leans versus how the film is deciding to lean can easily come up. This is the same as associating any personal view towards a film, come time for its evaluation. Being subjective while holding back personal views […]