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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Extreme Prejudice” (In Memory of Powers Boothe)

With the passing of the Powers Boothe this week a tribute to the iconic actor for any fan of great film is a movie must.  But since his best work in my opinion has already been given the past picture royal treatment via former movie home (see the Forgotten Friday Flick review of John Boorman’s […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Frailty” (Bill Paxton Tribute)

Last Sunday the brilliant Bill Paxton passed and the world lost one amazing actor who had made our movie hearts soar for decades. With such memorable and quirky character roles as the bully brother Chet in John Hughes Weird Science, blowhard Private Hudson in James Cameron’s flawless Aliens and the cocky killer vampire Severen in […]

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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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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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Welcome Back To The Cartoonishly Grim World Of ‘Sin City’ (Movie Review)

In 2005 I fell in love with Sin City.  While the worst thing that film may have given since us was the directional ambitions of the graphic novel’s creator Frank Miller (see don’t see: The Spirit), it had plenty else to offer.  Director Robert Rodriguez delivered an ambitious and visually stunning adaptation of a few books from the […]

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Nashville: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray Review)

Behind the music of Nashville lies a captivating web of betrayal, heartbreak and rivalry.  Rayna Jaymes is the reigning Queen of Country, yet hot young diva Juliette Barnes is poised to knock her off her throne. Adding more fuel to the fire is Rayna’s rich, scheming father, whose political ambitions for Rayna’s husband hide sinister ulterior motives. […]

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‘Hatfields & McCoys’ on Blu-ray July 31st

The highly anticipated HATFIELDS & McCOYS arrives on Blu-ray™ and DVD July 31st from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE). Two-time Academy Award® winner Kevin Costner (Best Picture and Best Director, 1991, Dances With Wolves) stars as Anse ‘Devil’ Hatfield, and four-time Golden Globe® nominee Bill Paxton (TV’s “Big Love,” TV’s “A Bright Shining Lie”), stars as Randall McCoy […]

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Deadwood – The Complete Series (Blu-ray Review)

David Milch has been involved in or co-created some of the most memorable shows in television history. With a career going back to Hill Street Blues, or more recently the fantastic NYPD Blue, Milch has always done exceptional work.  Deadwood is his tour de force and the culmination of a brilliant career.  The series was […]

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