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‘The LEGO Batman Movie’ Features The Miniature Hero We Deserve (Movie Review)

In another world, it would not be too surprising to say this latest cinematic Batman adventure is a homerun. However, given how troubling things have been for the Dark Knight just last year, I am even happier to say just how enjoyable The LEGO Batman Movie really is. Given how awesome and surprisingly insightful 2014’s […]

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KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS Comes To One Blu-ray November 22nd!

A young boy with a magical gift sets out on a thrilling quest to discover his family’s legacy in LAIKA’s newest film, Kubo and the Two Strings. The latest masterpiece from the animation studio behind the Academy Award®-nominated films Coraline, ParaNorman, and The Boxtrolls comes to Digital HD on November 8, 2016 and Blu-ray™ 3D, […]

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A Bigger Splash (Blu-ray Review)

Putting a couple Oscar nominees and two more talented performers in a film structured like a 4-person play is one thing. Setting that film on a remote Italian island adds an extra layer. A Bigger Splash made a small splash at the box office this past spring, but won over many critics. Now this provocative […]

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Experience The Craft And Adventure In ‘Kubo And The Two Strings’ (Movie Review)

Laika is currently the studio I have the utmost respect for. Just knowing this stop-animation studio has more films coming down the line to be distributed by Focus Features makes their next project one of my most anticipated films of that year. There latest film, Kubo and the Two Strings, is another amazing accomplishment. It […]

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Hail, Caesar! (Blu-ray Review)

While they are among the most acclaimed modern filmmakers of today, one of the criticisms leveled at Joel and Ethan Coen is how mean they are to their characters. There may be truth in that, but Hail, Caesar! certainly says a lot about their love for the movies. Set in the 1950s, the Golden Age […]

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Rejoice! HAIL, CAESAR! Arrives On Blu-ray This June

Here’s the press release for a film I can’t wait to see again: When the world’s biggest movie star suddenly goes missing, it’s up to a studio fixer to rescue him in Hail Caesar!, a star-studded comedy featuring George Clooney, Channing Tatum, Scarlett Johansson, Jonah Hill, Josh Brolin, Tilda Swinton,  Ralph Fiennes, Alden Ehrenreich, and Frances […]

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‘Spectre’ (Blu-ray Review)

Ask and you shall receive. After three films in the Daniel Craig era of James Bond that each ended with us believing the character had become the Bond of legend, Spectre decides to put its foot down and throw us into a classic adventure with 007. Sure, the film is still playing with a somewhat […]

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‘Hail, Caesar!’ Celebrator Of Film (Movie Review)

While they are among the most acclaimed modern filmmakers of today, one of the criticisms leveled at Joel and Ethan Coen is how mean they are to their characters. There may be truth in that, but Hail, Caesar! certainly says a lot about their love for the movies. Set in the 1950s, the Golden Age […]

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SPECTRE, James Bond’s Latest Thrill Ride, Explodes Onto Blu-ray Feb. 9

This past fall, James Bond returned for SPECTRE. The film may not have reached the heights of Skyfall, but it did have everything you’d expect in a Bond film. Daniel Craig returns, along with a number of great actors for this big adventure that puts him on a path to learn some big secrets and of course […]

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FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES RE-RELEASES GOLDEN GLOBE® BEST PICTURE WINNER “THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL”

With 9 Academy Award nominations and the love from many, including many of us at Why So Blu, this announcement of the Wes Anderson’s acclaimed film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, heading back to theaters is a very happy one to report.  You can read our Top Ten lists or check out my review of the Blu-ray HERE, but […]

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Watch James Bond’s Live Event! – Title And Cast Revealed!

If you want to watch the James Bond event taking place in London live, feel free to use this post as one of the many ways to do so!  There will be more updates to this post once I wake up in the morning and see what went down (silly time zones), but for now […]

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The Grand Budapest Hotel (Blu-ray Review)

The Grand Budapest Hotel is a film not only packed with characters, sets, costumes, and all the things that tend to typify writer/director Wes Anderson’s style, it is also packed with story.  It is becoming more and more clear to me how much Anderson enjoys having films that are about stories being told to an […]

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Check Into Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel On Blu-ray This June

One of the best films of the first half of this year is arriving on Blu-ray on June 17th.  I was a big fan of Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel and was happy to catch it a couple times in theater (Review HERE), as well interview some of the cast and crew (HERE).  The […]

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The Invisible Woman (Blu-ray Review)

Nelly (Felicity Jones) is haunted by her past.  Her memories take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens (Ralph Fiennes) with whom she discovered an exciting but fragile complicity. Dickens – famous, controlling and emotionally isolated within his success – falls for Nelly.  As Nelly becomes the focus […]

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Wes Anderson’s Style Adorns ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ (Movie Review)

The Grand Budapest Hotel is a film not only packed with characters, sets, costumes, and all the things that tend to typify writer/director Wes Anderson’s style, it is also packed with story.  It is becoming more and more clear to me how much Anderson enjoys having films that are about stories being told to an […]

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‘The Invisible Woman’ on Blu-ray & DVD April 15th!

Sony Pictures Classics and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment are pleased to announce the Blu-ray™ Combo Pack release of THE INVISIBLE WOMAN on April 15. Directed by two-time Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes (1997, Best Actor in a Leading Role, The English Patient; 1994, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Schindler’s List), THE INVISIBLE WOMAN is […]

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Schindler’s List: 20th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

One of the most meaningful films of our generation, Schindler’s List tells an extraordinary true story of courage and faith that continues to inspire.  The film’s restoration from the 35mm film original negative was supervised by Steven Spielberg and includes bonus features that shed unprecedented light on the story of Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi […]

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Skyfall (Blu-ray Review)

James Bond returns in this 23rd entry in a series that is now celebrating its 50th anniversary.  The enduring character has gone through a lot, from secret volcano lairs, to undersea hideouts, to up into outer space.  Since Daniel Craig has taken on the role of Bond, the character has since become grounded in a […]

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