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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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Innerspace (Blu-ray Review)

When the e-mail for Innerspace came across my e-mail, I got pretty excited.  This is a film I hadn’t revisited since the 80s (Maybe early 90s).  Its one I remember liking quite a bit.  I believe ABC used to run this as their Sunday Night Movie for a couple years straight.  I remember really enjoying […]

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The Hundred-Foot Journey (Blu-ray Review)

Starring Academy Award(R) winner Helen Mirren (Best Actress, THE QUEEN, 2006), produced by Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey and Julia Blake, and directed by Lasse Hallstrom (CHOCOLAT), this uplifting story bursts with flavor, passion and heart. When the chill chef proprietress of a Michelin-starred French restaurant in southern France (Mirren) gets wind of a culinary immigrant […]

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Jurassic World Trailer Premiere Plus New Images!

“Clever girl.”  Well this is more exciting than I was expecting.  Jurassic World is coming and while I may not have many nice things to say about the previous Jurassic Park sequels (I like 3 more than The Lost World though), I still have a continue interest in dinosaurs and the world that these films exist in.  Now we […]

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Brandon’s Wishlist: 14 Blu-ray Hopefuls For 2014

Happy new release Tuesday!  It’s also the first Tuesday in November.  Meaning, all the dates for Blu-ray releases through the end of the year are pretty much set and locked in by now.  There could be a wild card for late December thrown in somewhere, but it’s highly unlikely it would be an older catalogue […]

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The First 3 Films of the INDIANA JONES Saga Will be Available Individually

Like we really need a reason to talk about all these, huh?  Well they may be double dipping, but who cares?!  You now get iTunes Digital Copies with these legendary films too!  Isn’t that worth the price of admission?  I think so!  Despite how you feel, they’re all coming again!  And regretfully, that also includes […]

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Lincoln (Blu-ray Review)

Inspired by the true-life events confronting Abraham Lincoln and his monumental moral and political challenge to amend the United States Constitution to permanently abolish slavery, Lincoln is a rich and compelling historical and human drama that has been hailed as one of the best film of the year. In-depth bonus features on the Blu-ray/DVD Combo […]

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Schindler’s List: 20th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

One of the most meaningful films of our generation, Schindler’s List tells an extraordinary true story of courage and faith that continues to inspire.  The film’s restoration from the 35mm film original negative was supervised by Steven Spielberg and includes bonus features that shed unprecedented light on the story of Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi […]

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Jurassic Park 3D (Movie Review)

I was sitting with a pretty, young lady some 21 years ago,  waiting to watch Indecent Proposal, when a preview came on for Jurassic Park.  I can still see the raptor’s eye peering into the kitchen window just before it fogged from the dinosaurs breath.  My date grabbed my arm tight and said, “we are definitely coming […]

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Public Television National Episode Five – Oscar Special – Just Seen It

Just Seen It is now on National PBS! Check your local listings or PBS website for day and time and if they don’t carry us, ask them nicely if they can! On this episode, we take a look at the nominees for BEST ACTOR and ACTRESS, BEST DIRECTOR and BEST PICTURE and pick who SHOULD […]

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OSCARS 2013 Best Director Picks and Predictions – Just Seen It

Leah, Kevin and Brenna discuss their picks and predictions for Best Director for the 2013 Academy Awards and pick who SHOULD win and predict who WILL win.

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Aaron’s Top 10 Blu-rays of 2012

Kicking off my Top 10 year-end lists for 2012, here are my Top 10 Blu-rays that I have enjoyed and could not pass up giving full recommendations to.  The following list is set of films that I consider to be some of the best that the Blu-ray format has had to offer for this year.  […]

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Lincoln Movie Review – Just Seen It

Salim, Aaron and Leah review this new drama about Abraham Lincoln and his quest to abolish slavery. Starring Salim Lemelle, Leah Aldridge and Aaron Fink. Directed by Sean Wright. Synopsis: As the civil war continues to rage, America’s president deals with the unending carnage. Seeking to abolish slavery, he leads the passage of the thirteen amendment. But he […]

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‘Lincoln’ Finds Courage In Its Craft And Focus

Lincoln is a film that has been a long time coming.  I remember hearing about early stories of director Steven Spielberg working on getting a movie made about Abraham Lincoln, with Tom Hanks being rumored for the role.  Then things became more official, as Liam Neeson was said to be attached.  The time passed, Neeson […]

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E.T. The Extra Terrestrial: 30th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg’s magical adventure, celebrates its 30th Anniversary with its first-ever release on Blu-ray.   E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial remains the fourth most successful movie of all-time in the United States.  Nominated for nine Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Writing and Best Screenplay, the film took home four statuettes for Best […]

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Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures (Blu-ray Review)

The man with the hat is back – and looking and sounding better than ever!  The world’s favorite globe-trotting archaeologist is, at long last, embarking on his greatest adventure – when The Complete Indiana Jones Blu-ray Collection comes to Blu-ray Disc from Lucasfilm Ltd. and Paramount Home Media Distribution.  Exploding to instant acclaim, the film […]

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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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‘Catch Me If You Can’ on Blu-ray December 4!

The extraordinary true story of a brilliant master of deception and the FBI agent hot on his trail makes its high definition debut when CATCH ME IF YOU CAN arrives on Blu-ray December 4, 2012 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  Oscar®-nominee* Leonardo DiCaprio and Academy Award®-winner** Tom Hanks star in the “supremely entertaining” (New York […]

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