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Tag Archive for 'Willem Dafoe'

Tales From Earthsea (Blu-ray Review)

Tales From Earthsea was the fourth biggest grosser in Japan in 2006.  The film is an adaptation from the Ursula K Le Guin’s popular Earthsea series of novels.  This film was apparently the product of taking the first four books and smudging them all together in one film.  The author has argued that the plot […]

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FOX SEARCHLIGHT PICTURES RE-RELEASES GOLDEN GLOBE® BEST PICTURE WINNER “THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL”

With 9 Academy Award nominations and the love from many, including many of us at Why So Blu, this announcement of the Wes Anderson’s acclaimed film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, heading back to theaters is a very happy one to report.  You can read our Top Ten lists or check out my review of the Blu-ray HERE, but […]

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A Most Wanted Man (Blu-ray Review)

“The author behind Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and the director of The American have joined forces to seemingly put together the most deliberately paced, convoluted spy thriller since those two films I just mentioned for A Most Wanted Man.”  That is one way to sum up this espionage-drama based on John le Carre’s novel, but […]

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‘John Wick’ Is The Bomb! (Movie Review)

This is just great.  In a time where we get a lot of action movies designed to build into some sort of franchise, here comes John Wick, a film most likely designed to be a one-off attempt at showing an older Keanu Reeves kick ass in some very brutal ways.  The film is bound to […]

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Leads All-Star Cast In A Most Wanted Man Arriving On Blu-ray This November

In what would become his final starring performance, Academy Award® winner Philip Seymour Hoffman (Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Capote, 2005) leads an impressive all-star cast in the “tense spy thriller” (Wall Street Journal) A Most Wanted Man, coming out of the shadows and onto Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and On Demand November 4 from Lionsgate […]

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The Grand Budapest Hotel (Blu-ray Review)

The Grand Budapest Hotel is a film not only packed with characters, sets, costumes, and all the things that tend to typify writer/director Wes Anderson’s style, it is also packed with story.  It is becoming more and more clear to me how much Anderson enjoys having films that are about stories being told to an […]

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The Shining Stars Highlight ‘Fault’ (Movie Review)

Actors can make all the difference in films that only have so much going for them, based on either the screenplay or the way a film handles convention in general. The Fault In Our Stars is a film that deals with two young adults with cancer, who happen to fall in love with each other. […]

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Check Into Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel On Blu-ray This June

One of the best films of the first half of this year is arriving on Blu-ray on June 17th.  I was a big fan of Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel and was happy to catch it a couple times in theater (Review HERE), as well interview some of the cast and crew (HERE).  The […]

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‘Out of the Furnace’ Blu-ray Giveaway!!!

Now here’s a flick thai I am personally salivating to see having missed it in the theaters.  It’s a tale from Scott Cooper, the critically acclaimed writer and director of Crazy Heart, complete with a gripping and powerful drama about family, fate, circumstance and justice.  Who doesn’t love a tale like that?  It goes a little […]

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Wes Anderson’s Style Adorns ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ (Movie Review)

The Grand Budapest Hotel is a film not only packed with characters, sets, costumes, and all the things that tend to typify writer/director Wes Anderson’s style, it is also packed with story.  It is becoming more and more clear to me how much Anderson enjoys having films that are about stories being told to an […]

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‘Odd Thomas’ on Blu-ray & DVD March 25th!

Small-town fry cook Odd Thomas (Anton Yelchin) is an ordinary guy with a paranormal secret: he sees dead people, everywhere. When a creepy stranger shows-up with an entourage of ghostly bodachs – predators who feed on pain and portend mass destruction – Odd knows that his town is in serious trouble. Teaming up with his […]

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Out of the Furnace Ignites on Blu-ray March 11th

Here’s a title I’m excited to check out since there was no press screening in my area.  All I know is from the trailers, things look intense here!  I did a little reading on the background of this production and whatnot so I’m eager to see the final product on the big screen, in my […]

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Strong Performances Heat Up ‘Out Of The Furnace’ (Movie Review)

Seeing so many good actors in a film like Out of the Furnace, which does not suggest a huge budget was in place or that there was a long, labored production (I hear the shooting schedule was about a month), gives me the idea that a lot of people responded to the script and those […]

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‘Nymphomaniac’ Character Posters Revealed!

I think the gauntlet has now officially been dropped on Lars Von Trier’s upcoming film Nymphomaniac starring everyone! The new character posters have been revealed. There are 14 total posters – we will be revealing 6 of them. If you want to see the rest of them hit the link at the bottom of this […]

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Tomorrow You’re Gone (Blu-ray Review)

For Charlie Rankin, all he wanted was a chance to begin a new life. Fate – and other forces – had different plans.  Rankin (Dorff) is out of prison, but not out of trouble.  Indebted to the man who saved his life behind bars (Dafoe), Charlie must now carry out a murder to settle the […]

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Finding Nemo 2D / 3D Ultimate Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

In this stunning underwater adventure teeming with memorable comedic characters and heartfelt emotion, Finding Nemo follows the momentous journey of an overprotective clownfish named Marlin (voiced by Albert Brooks) and his young son Nemo (voiced by Alexander Gould).  When the two are unexpectedly separated in the Great Barrier Reef, Nemo is carried far from his […]

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Finding Nemo 3D (Movie Review)

Academy Award-winning film Finding Nemo returns to the big screen in thrilling Disney Digital 3D for the first time ever. Teeming with memorable comedic characters and heartfelt emotion, this stunning underwater adventure follows the momentous journey of an overprotective clown-fish named Marlin (voiced by Albert Brooks) and his young son Nemo (voiced by Alexander Gould)––who […]

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John Carter 2D / 3D (Blu-ray Review)

From Academy Award–winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton comes John Carter – a sweeping action-adventure set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars). John Carter is based on a classic novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, whose highly imaginative adventures served as inspiration for many filmmakers, both past and present. The film tells the story of war-weary, former military captain […]

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