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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Six Studio Films Past, Present & Future

I’ve been away on a vacation these last couple of weeks so the indie factor has gotten a tad harder to keep up with (nobody does smaller films in volume like LA!), but I have seen some studio fare and wanted to share some cinematical views.  For this particular article I’m delving into big budget […]

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Brian Takes A Vacation With Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets (Movie Review)

Make no mistake about it two of my most treasured 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray releases, The Fifth Element and Lucy, are Luc Besson movies.  Therefore, it should come as no surprise when I tell  how excited I am to finally have seen his newest body of work, the sci-fiction feature Valerian And The City Of […]

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Like Tears (Of Joy) In The Rain, BLADE RUNNER: THE FINAL CUT Comes To 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray September 5th!

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced today that to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the sci-fi classic, Blade Runner: The Final Cut will be released on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital on September 5th. Directed by Sir Ridley Scott (Gladiator, The Martian, Alien Covenant) and starring Harrison Ford (the upcoming Blade Runner 2049) as […]

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

Another wishlist item granted!  I specifically wanted a US release of Nighthawks on Blu-ray.  Previously, this was only available in German.  Now its coming via the Shout Select Collector’s Edition line from Shout! Factory.  They’ve only been around since August, but they’ve been pretty much killing it as expected so far.  They are basically taking […]

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TO LIVE AND DIE IN LA, NIGHTHAWKS, DEATH OF A SALESMAN All Get Shout Select Treatment!

Shout! Factory is proud to present three additions to their new line of Shout Select films! This new home entertainment series features titles that are handpicked by the film buffs at Shout! Factory ranging from acknowledged classics to cult favorites, all of which deserve a spot on your shelf. Shout Select serves to celebrate the […]

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Metal Hurlant Chronicles: The Complete Series (Blu-ray Review)

This spring, let your imagination run free. Sci-fi fantasy and comic book fans will have the chance to embark on a unique journey beyond space, time and known worlds that await us.  Visionary writer-director Guillaume Lubrano brings his faithful, well-crafted adaption of the world renowned comics anthology Métal Hurlant (also known internationally as ‘Heavy Metal’ […]

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Shout! Factory Brings Sci-Fi Anthology Series METAL HURLANT CHRONICLES To Blu-ray April 14!

This spring, let your imagination run free. Sci-fi fantasy and comic book fans will have the chance to embark on a unique journey beyond space, time and known worlds that await us when the highly celebrated live-action, sci-fi anthology METAL HURLANT CHRONICLES: THE COMPLETE SERIES debuts for the first time on Blu-ray™ and DVD on […]

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Brandon’s Blu-ray Wishlist – July 18, 2014

Did you miss me?  No?  Well eff you too, pal!  Haha.  Like it or not, I’m back.  I had only planned to take one week off and it wound up being too (not by design).  For the next 5 weeks we’re going to be doing a ‘Countdown To EXPENDABLES III’ with the Wishlist.  Each week […]

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Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind (Blu-ray Review)

I remember first hearing about this film and the story that surrounds it.  The idea of having the host of The Gong Show turn out to actually have once been a contract killer for the government was such a radical idea and the fact that it could be true made it all the more intriguing.  […]

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‘Hobo With A Shotgun’ Is Like Finding A Rose In The Dumpster

Back in 2007, in anticipation of the horror/exploitation double feature that was directors’ Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s Grindhouse, there was a contest held for others around the world to create their own exploitation film-themed movie trailer, which would be played at the Grindhouse premiere.  Canadian filmmaker Jason Eisner won the contest with his trailer […]

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‘The Rite’ Does Right With Its Actors, But Wrong With Its Story

When it comes to scary movies, or at least movies that attempt to scare people, the demonic possession/exorcism sub-genre of horror films does little to get me stirring in my seat.  For example, I think the 1973 horror classic, The Exorcist, is a brilliantly made film, but it is not a film that really gets […]

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Official: Hobo With A Shotgun Poster!

Hobo With A Shotgun was originally released with certain prints of  Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino’s Grindhouse a few years ago.  It was a fake trailer created for Rodriguez’s Grindhouse competition.  That’s all it took before director Jason Eisener decided to make a feature length film with Rutger Hauer in the lead as the Hobo…with […]

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