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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Apocalypse Now”

Been sharing some quality adult movie time with my ever-growing son (who is of course named after a movie character himself!) and decided to highlight one of our recently viewed selections here for the uninitiated…and those who need a firm film reminder – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  Today we delve right into “the horror” […]

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Colors – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Late, celebrated actor Dennis Hopper found himself in some memorable, icon roles in legendary films over his careers.  He found himself working with his fair share of the greats, whether they be directors, writers or fellow cast mates.  Even in such low budget, b-horror fare as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2, he’s fantastic and […]

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Forgotten Friday Flick – “Let’s Get Harry”

A new year begs for a new category focus and with my massive and comprehensive examination of the Miami Vice: The Complete Series DVD up this week it felt time to head back to the 80’s – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Going back to a decade with seemingly lighter and more out there film […]

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COLORS Collector’s Edition On Shout Select Blu-ray March 7th!

Late 1980s Los Angeles, the gangs rule the streets, with the Crips and the Bloods battling to reign supreme. In a dog-eat-dog world of drugs and guns, they don’t care who gets caught in the crossfire. It’s blue verses red and if you’re wearing the wrong color it could cost your life. From visionary director […]

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The Judge (Blu-ray Review)

Big city lawyer Hank Palmer (Robert Downey Jr.) returns to his childhood home where his estranged wife father, the town’s judge (Robert Duvall), is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before. l l l

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‘The Judge’ on Blu-ray & DVD on January 27th!

Defend your honor when “The Judge” arrives onto Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on January 27 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. “The Judge” stars two-time Oscar® nominee Robert Downey Jr. (“Chaplin,” “Tropic Thunder”) and Oscar® winner Robert Duvall (“Tender Mercies,” “Crazy Heart”) alongside Oscar® nominee Vera Farmiga (“Up in the Air,” “The Conjuring”) […]

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Here Comes ‘The Judge’ (Movie Review)

There is a scene in The Judge that features the big city lawyer and his estranged father having a huge argument during a violent wind storm.  It is just one of the many scenes that really want to hammer home the emotions on display.  Despite featuring a solid cast and moments where they can shine, […]

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The Eagle Has Landed: Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland and Robert Duvall lead a star-studded cast in this World War II classic based on Jack Higgins’ best-selling novel.  A Nazi Strike Force plots to kidnap Winston Churchill while he is resting in a desolate Norfolk village. Colonel Radl (Robert Duvall), Colonel Steiner (Michael Caine) and Liam Devlin (Donald Sutherland) are […]

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Naked City: 20 Star-Filled Episodes (DVD Review)

Naked City is a spin off television of the film noir classic of the same name.  The show spanned for 4 seasons and ran 138 episodes from 1958-1963.  While the film version was very noir, this show has some of that feel, but is more of a police procedural than anything.  And it’s more procedural […]

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Jack Reacher (Blu-ray Review)

I’m not sure where I’ve been since 1997, but I’ve never heard of the name Jack Reacher until I heard news of the film being developed some years back.  Turns out Jack is quite the popular character from literary author Lee Child’s wildly “popular” series of novels.  Heck, this August will see the released of […]

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‘Jack Reacher’ on Blu-ray May 7th!

One of the most compelling heroes ever to step from novel to screen makes his highly-anticipated home entertainment debut when JACK REACHER blasts his way onto Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on May 7, 2013 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  The film will be available for Digital Download on April 23rd.  Tom Cruise tackles the […]

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‘Jack Reacher’ Puts Cruise In A Tall Position To Act In A Cool Procedural (Movie Review)

Here’s the thing about Jack Reacher – You have to accept a few things in order to get into the film.  For fans of the book series, you will have to accept the physical stature of Tom Cruise.  For people who are iffy on Tom Cruise in general, you will have to believe that he […]

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Francis Ford Coppola 5-Film Collection on Blu-ray December 5th!

From “one of the greatest films of all time” (Chicago Sun Times) Apocalypse Now to the “raw and riveting” (Rolling Stone) Tetro, the set includes some of the iconic filmmaker’s best works, sharing a combined total of 12 Academy Award® nominations and two wins. In addition to Apocalypse Now and Tetro, the collection also includes […]

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Newsies (Blu-ray Review)

Starring Academy Award winners Christian Bale, Robert Duvall, Bill Pullman, and screen favorite Ann-Margaret, Newsies tells the true tale of a courageous group of newsboys who become unlikely heroes when they team up to fight an unscrupulous newspaper tycoon.  Determined to make their dreams come true, they find the courage to challenge the powerful in a classic musical style.  Enjoy dance […]

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Gods and Generals – Director’s Cut (Blu-ray Review)

Re-edited from beginning to end with one hour of new footage added, including expanded scenes and an added subplot, this all-new 2-Disc Extended Director’s Cut – a prequel to Maxwell’s companion film, Gettysburg– restores his original vision of the fierce allegiances and combat during the early American Civil War.  From Jeffrey M. Shaara’s best seller , this release […]

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