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Dances With Films Festival 2018 – ‘What To See’

Hiding excitement is near impossible as June in the Los Angeles area means only one thing for an eager film fan seeking savory movie solace – time for the illustrious and movie gem ridden Dances With Films Festival 2018!  (Taking place June 7-17 at the Chinese 6 Theaters at Hollywood and Highland – go to www.danceswithfilms.com for […]

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THE QUICK AND THE DEAD And The 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray July 17th!

Academy Award® nominee Sharon Stone (Best Actress,Casino, 1995) stars as a female gunfighter returning to a frontier town for a dueling tournament in the action-packed Western THE QUICK AND THE DEAD. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Sam Raimi (Spider-Man trilogy), Stone is supported by a trio of Oscar® winning actors: Gene Hackman (Best Actor, The French Connection, 1971; Best Supporting Actor, Unforgiven, […]

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Drag Me To Hell – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

It’s hard to believe its almost been ten years since director Sam Raimi returned to his horror roots following an incredibly successful run directing three Spider-Man films. He did so in the form of the 2009 film, Drag Me To Hell. It was more than a return to form though, it truly brought back many […]

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The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift, Sam Raimi’s DRAG ME TO HELL – Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Arrives February 13th!

Sam Raimi’s excellent 2009 horror film Drag Me To Hell, is coming to Blu-ray™ in the ultimate Collector’s Edition from Scream Factory on February 13. Drag Me To Hell [Collector’s Edition] boasts new HD masters of the theatrical and unrated cuts, both taken from the 2K digital intermediate, Production Diaries – with behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with co-writer/director Sam […]

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Brian Chooses His Top 10 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs of 2017 & More!

Last year I undertook the pioneer task of only listing my Top 10 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays here.  It was a brand spanking new format then and I was among the first.  Since then Sir Brandon Peters has caught up to me on the format and we currently split the bulk of the 4K UHD […]

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Ash Vs Evil Dead: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray Review)

Never in my wildest dreams as a youngin’ could I have imagined being able to watch an ruthless, balls out, fully unhinged and not held back Evil Dead show once a week for ten weeks every year.  The fourth adventure of Ashley Williams had always been thought to be this long lost movie, but in […]

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Ash Vs Evil Dead: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray Review)

“Ash vs Evil Dead,” the 10-episode half-hour STARZ Original series, is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film The Evil Dead.  The series is executive produced by Sam Raimi (The Evil Dead, The Grudge), Rob Tapert (The Evil Dead, The Grudge), and Bruce Campbell (“Burn Notice,” Oz the Great and Powerful, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead […]

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ASH VS EVIL DEAD On Blu-ray August 23rd!

From the creators of The Evil Dead comes a new STARZ Original Series, Ash vs Evil Dead. The STARZ Original series is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film The Evil Dead.  The series is executive produced by Sam Raimi (The Evil Dead, The Grudge), Rob Tapert (The Evil Dead, The Grudge), and Bruce Campbell […]

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Brandon’s Best Blu-rays Of 2015 Across The Globe!

The Why So Blu top Blu-rays of 2015 wheel has spun and landed on me.  Once again, I’m honored to close this out and go last.  2015 was a game-changer year for me with Blu-ray personally.  For years, my colleague Gerard has been nagging at me to get a region-free player.  I would complain about […]

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Super-Sized Top Ten: Aaron’s Killer Blu-ray Picks For 2015

I have gone and done it again with this Blu-ray list. Much like last year, I have decided to tackle every aspect of what I enjoyed about this year in Blu-ray. This best-of list consists of what I consider to be the best 2015 had to offer for the Blu-ray format, with a few rules […]

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Army Of Darkness – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Bound in human flesh and inked in blood, the ancient “Necronomicon” – the Book of the Dead – unleashes unspeakable evil upon mankind in this outrageously hilarious third chapter of Evil Dead Trilogy from legendary director Sam Raimi (Darkman, Drag Me to Hell) and producer Robert Tapert (Ash vs. Evil Dead).   On October 27, 2015, […]

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“Hail To The King, Baby”! Scream Factory Unveils Its “Groovy” ARMY OF DARKNESS Collector’s Edition!

Bound in human flesh and inked in blood, the ancient “Necronomicon” – the Book of the Dead – unleashes unspeakable evil upon mankind in this outrageously hilarious third chapter of Evil Dead Trilogy from legendary director Sam Raimi (Darkman, Drag Me to Hell) and producer Robert Tapert (Ash vs. Evil Dead).   On October 27, 2015, […]

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What Are You Afraid Of? POLTERGEIST Arrives on Blu-ray September 29

I missed this one in the theaters due to the flooding in Austin, TX over the Memorial Day weekend so curiosity has the best of me in regards to this news and I at least want to check this one out to give it the benefit of the doubt.  Finally!  I get my wish!  Fox […]

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Comic-Con 2015: Ash vs Evil Dead on July 10th

We wanted to remind you that Ash vs Evil Dead will be at San Diego Comic Con this week when STARZ brings their highly anticipated new original series Ash vs Evil Dead, (first season premieres Fall 2015) featuring cast and creators including Executive Producers and original filmmakers Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell, plus star Lucy Lawless, Showrunner Craig DiGregorio, and Co-Executive Producer Ivan […]

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They’ve Conjured Up A Stale Remake Of ‘Poltergeist’ (Movie Review)

It can’t be easy to face a certain kind of pressure when it comes to remaking classic films. This updated take on ‘Poltergeist’ does not feel too much like a collaboration of great minds in an effort to make something new and different. Instead, it feels like the results of talented people making the best […]

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STARZ RAISES THE DEAD – THE EVIL DEAD!

I am not one to write about TV news all that often, but this caught me by surprise.  Starz, the network behind Why So Blu favorite, Spartacus, is apparently putting together a TV series based on Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead, and Bruce Campbell is set to reprise his role as Ash.  As a huge fan of The Evil […]

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A New Bonus Feature Clip From Spartacus: The Complete Series Blu-ray

Like you needed another reason to hail Spartacus.  Haha.  His legend will live on when Anchor Bay Entertainment releases every season of the acclaimed Starz Original series in a complete muscular thirteen-disc Blu-ray + Digital HD with Ultraviolet and DVD box set on September 16th.  From executive producers Rob Tapert, Sam Raimi, Josh Donen and Steven […]

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SPARTACUS: THE COMPLETE SERIES – New Bonus Feature Clip “2nd Unit: Trail of Blood”

So what do we have here today in my inbox from my favorite PR person in the entire galaxy?  Why it’s a special sneak peek at a bonus feature clip from…dun dun dah…drum roll please…ATTENTION…ATTENTION…please find below a clip from a new Bonus Feature available on SPARTACUS: THE COMPLETE SERIES.  Anchor Bay Entertainment which will release […]

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