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Princess Bride, Shampoo, Sisters & More Coming to The Criterion Collection in October 2018

This October, the beloved fairy-tale classic The Princess Bride will join the Criterion Collection in a clothbound storybook Blu-ray edition packed with special features-as you wish! Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s long-unavailable television series Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day, a working-class soap opera suffused with affection and solidarity will appear in a new 2K restoration. Warren Beatty stars in Shampoo– a […]

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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Seven New Indie Titles

Back on track with a slew of seven alternate outings this week all to add a little Indie film flavor to the current cinematic stew.  Included in the batch of lesser known flicks are docs on famed and feared stuntmen, critical chefs with something to prove and the dangerous world of Islamic terrorism, plus fictitious […]

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Celebrate 25 Years Of SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE With A Brand New Blu-ray Release June 26th!

This summer, a beloved romantic comedy that’s remained fresh and charming for 25 years celebrates its silver anniversary. Written and directed by the iconic Nora Ephron (When Harry Met Sally…, Julie & Julia), SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE stars the incomparable romantic duo of Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan (Joe Vs. the Volcano, You’ve Got Mail) in the captivating tale of […]

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The Sure Thing: 30th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

John Cusack (Say Anything…, Grosse Pointe Blank) and Daphne Zuniga (Spaceballs) take a road trip to romance in The Sure Thing, a charming and thoughtful comedy classic that only the ’80s could deliver, presented here in a special 30th Anniversary edition on Blu-ray from Shout! Factory.  The release gives the film a brand new transfer […]

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The Wolf of Wall Street (Blu-ray Review)

At last, after months of waiting since last Christmas, I was able to view my favorite movie of last year, Wolf of Wall Street, in the privacy of my own home.  As expected, once again, it did not let me down.  I re-experienced 3 hours of pure enjoyment. That’s right, I said 3 hours of enjoyment […]

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‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Trades on Blu-ray March 25th

What even needs to be said about this film other than one of the biggest flicks of 2013 is finally coming home to our beloved HD format of choice, Blu-ray?!  Oh hell…let’s just get it over with.  The Wolf of Wall Street is coming home to Blu-ray on March 25th courtesy of Paramount Home Media Distribution. […]

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Catch ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ (Movie Review)

Real life can be a funny thing, mainly because it happens differently to everyone and all you can really do is react to the different stories you here.  I haven’t read the memoir by Jordan Belfort, but the movie based upon it features a lot craziness that can seemingly only be matched by Roman orgies.  […]

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The Princess Bride: 25th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Fox has already summed a lot of this up with their previous press release:  Scale the cliffs of insanity, battle rodents of unusual size, face torture in the pit of despair, and join Princess Buttercup and Westley on their spell-binding journey to find true love with The Princess Bride 25th Anniversary Blu-ray.  A classic fairy […]

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Interviews with Morgan Freeman, Virginia Madsen and Rob Reiner – The Magic of Belle Isle

Show Runner David interviews Morgan Freeman, Virginia Madsen and Rob Reiner. Monte, a Western novelist, struggles with alcoholism that has sapped his passion for writing. But when he takes a summer cottage, he befriends the family next door. As he falls for Charlotte, he finds a new life and love. This romantic drama stars Morgan […]

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The Princess Bride 25th Anniversary Edition Arrives on Blu-ray October

How about a Princess Bride post?  Well here you go:  Scale the cliffs of insanity, battle rodents of unusual size, face torture in the pit of despair, and join Princess Buttercup and Westley on their spell-binding journey to find true love when The Princess Bride 25th Anniversary Blu-ray debuts October 2 from Twentieth Century Fox […]

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“Stand By Me” Coming To Blu-ray

The seminal coming of age story by Stephen King and directed by Rob Reiner will see the light of Blu-ray on March 22, 2011.  Stand By Me will be released in a 25th Anniversary special edition with all the bells and whistles that you’ve been accustomed to over the years.  This will be the definitive […]

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‘Flipped’ Managed to Turn Me the Right Way

So it occurred to me the other day that Rob Reiner, with the exception of North, had directed a string of very good to great movies up to the mid 90s.  After that, he seemed to have lost his way a bit.  I am glad to say that this new film of his is a […]

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