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‘Silence’ Probes The Depths Of Scorsese’s Religious Thoughts (Movie Review)

Martin Scorsese has never backed away from involving religion in his films. We’ve seen overt attempts to tackle his perception of certain topics like in The Last Temptation of Christ. There have also been instances where his characters are given extra dimensions based on their religion, like with Mean Streets. Silence is a strong push […]

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47 Ronin (Blu-ray Review)

Keanu Reeves stars in the action-adventure epic, 47 Ronin. After a treacherous warlord kills their master and banishes their kind, 47 leaderless samurai vow to seek vengeance and reclaim their honor. This band of ronin must seek help from Kai (Reeves)—an enslaved half-breed they once rejected—in their ultimate fight for redemption in a savage world […]

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’47 Ronin’ on 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray & DVD April 1st!

Keanu Reeves stars in the action-adventure epic, 47 Ronin. After a treacherous warlord kills their master and banishes their kind, 47 leaderless samurai vow to seek vengeance and reclaim their honor. This band of ronin must seek help from Kai (Reeves)—an enslaved half-breed they once rejected—in their ultimate fight for redemption in a savage world […]

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1 Lord, 1 Witch, 1 Shogun, And ‘47 Ronin’ (Movie Review)

47 Ronin is an enjoyable hybrid period action/fantasy movie that was much better than I was expecting.  Granted I am generally pretty satisfied with Keanu Reeves action movies, but a lot of the surprise came from how different this very expensive movie played out.  Along with putting the money on screen, this is a film […]

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Thor Ventures Into A Brave, New Fantastical Dark World (Movie Review)

Before I begin I have to be honest with you all.  I forgot how awesome the first Thor movie really was until I revisited it this past weekend, finally being able to unwind and watch a Blu-ray in my new house.  Anyway, the first Thor is a big ball of fun, in my opinion, and […]

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Here’s the Thor: The Dark World Official Trailer!

Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, The Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the nine realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s Thor and Marvel’s The Avengers, Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos…but an ancient race […]

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The Trailer Debut Of Thor: The Dark World

The mighty Thor returns to the big screen this November, but right now we have the first trailer.  We at Why So Blu disagree about the merit of a lot of movies, but Thor seemed to be the film that we could all agree was good (some argue great).  Now Thor 2: Still Thor is […]

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‘Battleship’: The Most Explosive Board Game Of The Year

The trickiest thing about writing a review for Battleship, the film based on the popular board game, which now pits Tim Riggins of Mars against a fleet of aliens that challenge the Navy to deadly war games…or something, is capturing why I did not really care for the film as much as I did other, […]

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Thor (Blu-ray Review)

It has been an extremely busy year for comic book based films, and we’re still not done yet; Captain America, I’m looking at you!  Before we get to the Cap’n, we’ve got to get to the God of Thunder himself; Thor!  I need to preface this review by stating that I received the full 3-D […]

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