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Minor Victory For ‘Battle Of The Sexes’ (Movie Review)

There are times when certain films acquire a different sort of position thanks to an altered context within the present. Hidden Figures felt like a movie that gained a lot of steam last winter thanks to being a positive film about black women in a time when that felt like something much needed in theaters. […]

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Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Twelve New Indie Titles

I missed all things Encapsulated last week so this time out I’m cinematically super sizing it!  That’s right film fans, I’m checking out a record twelve flicks and from genre to ratings it’s a big old mixed bag.  Gals with deadly gifts, romance amidst tragedy, proms and being shielded from the sun, stand up dissections, […]

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‘Popstar’ Has Plenty Of Hooks To Keep You Laughing (Movie Review)

With three albums and success that ranges from internet fame to directorial work to starring roles in film and TV, The Lonely Island (the comedy trio consisting of Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone) have rightfully built up to this. Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is essentially ‘Lonely Island: The Movie’, as it takes […]

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Heartbreakers (Blu-ray Review)

In the fine tradition of comedy caper films such as How To Steal A Million, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Gambit, comes Heartbreakers starring Sigourney Weaver (Alien) and Jennifer Love Hewitt (TV’s Party of Five) as a mother and daughter con team.  Heartbreakers, directed by David Mirkin (Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion) from a screenplay […]

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Gravy (Blu-ray Review)

This All Hallows Eve, dare to indulge in a late night of gluttony filled with unhinged humor, carnivorous terror and high camp spills.  From the vivid imagination of renowned actor-writer-producer-director James Roday comes the wickedly-fun horror comedyGRAVY, opening in cinemas (Los Angeles and New York) on October 2, 2015 and arriving on Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital […]

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James Roday’s Dark Comedy Feature GRAVY Opens In Theaters Oct 2 & On Blu-ray Oct 6

This All Hallows Eve, dare to indulge in a late night of gluttony filled with unhinged humor, carnivorous terror and high camp spills.  From the vivid imagination of renowned actor-writer-producer-director James Roday comes the wickedly-fun horror comedy GRAVY, opening in cinemas (Los Angeles and New York) on October 2, 2015 and arriving on Blu-ray™, DVD, […]

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‘A Million Ways’ To Seem Like A Western…Not Enough To Be Hilarious (Movie Review)

The surprising thing about Seth MacFarlane’s A Million Ways to Die in the West is how devoted to the genre it actually is. While I can only think of so many western comedies offhand, there are plenty of ways to turn the genre on its head and have a lot of fun with it. MacFarlane […]

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Wreck-It Ralph – Ultimate Collector’s Edition: Blu-ray 3D/ Blu-ray / DVD + Digital Copy (Blu-ray Review)

Walt Disney Animation Studios and Emmy-winning director Rich Moore (TV’s “The Simpsons,” “Futurama”) take movie fanson a hilarious, arcade-game-hopping journey in “Wreck-It Ralph.”  Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Step Brothers) is tired of being overshadowed by Fix-It Felix (voice of Jack McBrayer, “30 Rock”), the “good guy” […]

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Wreck-It Ralph (Movie Review)

Walt Disney Animation Studios and Emmy-winning director Rich Moore (TV’s “The Simpsons,” “Futurama”) take moviegoers on a hilarious, arcade-game-hopping journey in “Wreck-It Ralph.”  Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly, “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby,” “Step Brothers”) is tired of being overshadowed by Fix-It Felix (voice of Jack McBrayer, “30 Rock”), the “good guy” […]

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‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Earns Multiple 1-Ups

So here is another 2012 movie that seems to be tailored for me to really enjoy it.  As ParaNorman delivered a fun zombie movie in a stop-motion world (with dramatic arcs and solid messages as a bonus) and Seven Psychopaths delivered on my love for darkly humorous hit man comedies (with dramatic arcs and a […]

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Wreck-It Ralph Movie Review – Just Seen It

Brenna, Leah and David review the new animated Disney coemdy that pays homage to thirty years of video games. Starring Brenna Smith, Leah Aldridge and David Freedman. Directed by Amy Taylor. Synopsis: Tired of being the bad guy, Ralph sneaks into another video game to win a medal. But when his plans go haywire, he […]

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Bored to Death: The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray Review)

Jonathan Ames (Jason Schwartzman) continues to ply his trade as an unlicensed private detective, getting caught up in increasingly risky jobs and absurd adventures around New York City with George (Ted Danson) and Ray (Zach Galifianakis), his always supportive partners in solving crime. In addition, a shocking revelation drives him to embark on one of […]

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Lincoln AND Wreck-It Ralph Trailers

Every week sees the release of a few new trailers.  This week has provided trailers for two heavily anticipated films of the fall.  While Why So Blu only posts about trailers every so often, we are probably the only site to put up a post that has both the latest trailer Disney’s Wreck It Ralph […]

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Comic Con 2012: Wreck-It Ralph

The third part of Walt Disney Studio’s Hall H presentation on Thursday at San Diego Comic Con was for their upcoming animated feature Wreck-It Ralph, which looks to be a whole lot of fun.  Honestly, I have been anticipating this film, since I first heard about it back at the Disney D23 Expo last September, […]

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D23 Expo: Wreck-It Ralph

Saturday at Disney’s D23 Expo was a big day, mainly due to the massive film presentation in the Anaheim Convention Center Arena.  While Notable films including The Avengers, John Carter, and Pixar’s Brave made their mark, a few other films were on hand as well, including an upcoming Disney animated feature called Wreck-It Ralph.  I […]

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Peep World (Blu-ray Review)

I’ve recently become addicted to the TV show Dexter, and I requested a copy of Peep World on the basis that it stars the man who plays Dexter, Michael C. Hall.  When the Blu-ray arrived, I study the outside of the box to see that Michael C. Hall is not the first or only name listed. […]

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‘Peep World’ Is An Uneven Look At A Dysfunctional Family

There are ways to make a dysfunctional-family comedy work.  Arrested Development will go down as one of the great comedy television shows of all time, because of the wide range of talent split between all of the different members of the family, the dynamic of those relationships, and how super sharp and hilarious the writing […]

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