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Forgotten Friday Flick – “All Of Me”

Keeping the movie comedy coming we’re digging into more past picture hilarity in a bid to extend end of summer fun – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick!  Everyone familiar with icons in the world of farcical films needs to introduction to laugh-out-loud leading man stylings of the sensational Steve Martin, but this week we’re highlighting […]

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Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Ang Lee is one of modern cinemas most celebrated and colorful directors when it comes to his filmography.  He has constantly challenged himself, pushed boundaries and always seems ahead of the curve.  Things he does that seems odd, taboo or weird now end up becoming somewhat a bit of normalcy later on.  Billy Lynn’s Long […]

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BILLY LYNN’S LONG HALFTIME WALK Arrives On 4K Ultra HD February 14th!

A two-time Academy Award® winner for Best Director, Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain, 2005; Life of Pi, 2012) brings his extraordinary vision to BILLY LYNN’S LONG HALFTIME WALK, debuting on three-disc 4K Ultra HD™/Blu-ray 3D™/Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray, DVD and digital February 14 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. In an industrywide first, the 4K presentation of […]

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‘Billy Lynn’s Long’ Walk Away From Cinema (Movie Review)

In addition to being a talented journeyman director, 2-time Oscar winner Ang Lee has shown a profundity for technical ambition in his films. 2003’s Hulk, flawed as it, could still be considered one of the more ambitiously made superhero films of the modern age. Life of Pi is one of the few films in this […]

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Home: Party Edition (Blu-ray Review)

You are all invited to a party! The Home Party Edition Blu-ray that is. This animated film from Dreamworks, directed by Tim Johnson (Antz, Over the Hedge), features the voices of Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) and Rihanna (Battleship) as an alien and a human, both displaced and journeying together to try to find […]

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Check out SHOUT TV’s April Lineup!

Tune in to the newly-launched SHOUT! FACTORY TV, a premiere digital entertainment streaming service that brings timeless and contemporary cult favorites to pop culture fans. With a uniquely curated entertainment library, the channel offers an unrivaled blend of cult TV shows, movies, comedy, original specials and more – presenting an exciting entertainment alternative to other […]

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DreamWorks’ ‘Home’ Is Nothing To Phone Home About (Movie Review)

The “cute factor” always plays a big role in animated features made for a family audience. As it stands, I am happy to watch these animated features that manage to balance a level of cuteness with some witty writing, good-natured humor, or other fairly positive elements that make for a good film. Home definitely makes […]

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Steve Martin: The Television Stuff (DVD Review)

Steve Martin is one of the most beloved and iconic talents in American comedy.  Until now, however, his body of work on television has been largely unavailable on DVD. That all changed on September 18, 2012, with the release of Steve Martin: The Television Stuff from Shout! Factory and SOFA Entertainment.  From the stand-up act that made […]

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Father of the Bride: 20th Anniversary Edition / Father of the Bride Part II (Blu-ray Review)

Celebrate the platinum anniversary of the unforgettable comedy classic Father of the Bride plus the uproarious follow-up Father of the Bride Part II on Blu-ray for the first time ever.  Screen legends Steve Martin, Diane Keaton and Martin Short star in these warm and witty family favorites, complete with a new digital restoration.  Things get out […]

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Bringing Down the House: 10th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

The hilarious Steve Martin (Father Of The Bride) and Academy Award nominee Queen Latifah (Best Actress In A Supporting Role, Chicago, 2002) star with Eugene Levy (American Pie) and Betty White (The Proposal) in this hysterical culture clash hit. When Peter Sanderson (Martin), a divorced, uptight lawyer, meets Charlene (Latifah), a street-smart soul sister who’s just […]

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The Big Year (Blu-ray Review)

There was a time when a new comedy starring Jack Black, Steve Martin, and Owen Wilson would’ve been, well, kind of a big deal.  Sadly, those days seem to have passed.  Somewhere in between Gulliver’s Travels, The Pink Panther 2, and Drillbit Taylor, these formerly reliable comic actors stopped drawing massive crowds and started churning […]

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¡Three Amigos! 25th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

¡Three Amigos! 25th Anniversary Edition features over 20 minutes of never-before-seen footage and a beautiful Blu-ray transfer overseen by director John Landis (Coming to America, Spies Like Us). Emmy Award winners Steve Martin (Roxanne), Chevy Chase (Fletch, Vacation) and Martin Short (Innerspace) star in Three Amigos, an uproarious comedy classic about three out of work silent […]

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (Blu-ray Review)

Written and directed by John Hughes, the hilarious classic Planes, Trains and Automobiles stars Steve Martin and John Candy as a businessman and traveling salesman forced together by circumstance as they try to get home in time for Thanksgiving.  The Blu-ray features a brand new, in-depth retrospective on John Hughes’ career that includes new interviews […]

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‘Airplane,’ ‘Planes, Trains, and Automobiles,’ and ‘The Naked Gun’ Debut on Blu-ray September 25th

Surely everyone will want to own three of the funniest comedies of the 1980s in high definition.  Thankfully, PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES, AIRPLANE! and THE NAKED GUN: From the Files of Police Squad make their Blu-ray debut exclusively at Best Buy on September 25 from Paramount Home Entertainment.  And don’t call me Shirley.  Written and […]

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The Pink Panther 2 (Blu-ray Review)

I’m on a roll!  In one of my last reviews I mentioned that there were certain films I had no desire to see in my entire life.  The Pink Panther 2 was one of those films.  You gotta do what you gotta do.  In my defense, I love the animated series, considering it’s now an […]

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The 82nd Oscars in Review

Roger Ebert recently said that he couldn’t think of an easier year to predict the Academy Award winners.  Sure enough, most of the pre-show claims out there turned out to be accurate with Iraq war drama The Hurt Locker taking the most heralded prize of the evening for Best Picture.  Other notables include Jeff Bridges […]

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Blu-ray Comes Cheaper By The Dozen 2!

Steve Martin is bringing the family fun back to Blu-ray this January!  The Baker family returns in the hilarious sequel, Cheaper By The Dozen 2, on January 5th.  In addition to Steve, the star studded lineup consists of Eugene Levy, Carmen Electra, Hilary Duff, Tom Welling and more.  Check out the short Blu-ray press release […]

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