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‘Mon Mon Mon Monsters!’ on Blu-ray & DVD February 4, 2020!

RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, has picked up select rights to MON MON MON MONSTERS from Shudder, AMC Networks’ streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural. MON MON MON MONSTERS will release DVD and Blu-ray on February 4, 2020. Written and directed by Giddens Ko(You Are the Apple of My Eye), the horror / comedy stars Eugenie Liu (“Behind Your Smile”), Pei-Hsin Lin, Carolyn Chen (Attention, Love!), Yu-Kai Deng (Tree in the River), and Kent Tsai (All Because of Love). RLJE Films will release MON MON MON MONSTERS on DVD for $27.97 and on Blu-ray for $28.97. Continue reading ‘‘Mon Mon Mon Monsters!’ on Blu-ray & DVD February 4, 2020!’

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‘The Bolshevik Trilogy – Three Films by Vsevolod Pudovkin’ [Flicker Alley] on Blu-ray & DVD February 25, 2020!

Flicker Alley, Lobster Films, and Blackhawk Films® proudly present a deluxe Blu-ray edition of Vsevolod Pudovkin s renowned Bolshevik Trilogy. Experience a trilogy of Russian master filmmaker Vsevolod Pudovkin s seminal works: Mother (1926), The End of St. Petersburg (1927) and, in a stunning new 2K remaster furnished by Lobster Films, Storm Over Asia (1928). After serving alongside his fellow Russians in the first World War, Vsevolod Pudovkin was radically altered by a life-changing screening of D.W. Griffith s Intolerance, inspiring the young man to shift away from his studies in chemistry in order to pursue the cinematic arts. Continue reading ‘‘The Bolshevik Trilogy – Three Films by Vsevolod Pudovkin’ [Flicker Alley] on Blu-ray & DVD February 25, 2020!’

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End of the Decade: Gerard’s Top Blu-rays of 2019!

Instead of writing a proper Top-10 list like normal this year, I’m just compiling some of my favorite Blu-ray sets of 2019. I’m almost certain I left some out due to me forgetting or not actually owning them. All of the titles listed here I own. One thing for sure, upon first and possibly second glance, is that it’s been a stellar year for boutique label releases. Shout Factory, Arrow Video, Criterion Collection, Eureka! Masters of Cinema, and Flicker Alley all make appearances here. I had a lot of fun putting this list together and hope that you enjoy it. Let’s get on with the show! Continue reading ‘End of the Decade: Gerard’s Top Blu-rays of 2019!’

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‘The Rise of Kylo Ren’ Debuts on Heels of ‘Rise of Skywalker’

The timing of Marvel’s latest comic book mini-series is certainly no coincidence. As anyone who lives near a TV, computer or other human may know, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker debuted in theaters this past week. Coming out the same exact day was issue one of four of The Rise of Kylo Ren. The series is written by the very talented Charles Soule, who is known for penning other Marvel titles such as Star Wars, the second Darth Vader series, Lando as well as Obi Wan & Anakin. If you wanted answers that weren’t given to you in the new film trilogy, The Rise of Kylo Ren should be your medicine.

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Witness the Amazing Story of Harriet On Blu-ray and DVD 1/28/2020!

Universal City, California, December 20, 2019 – Follow the inspirational journey of one of the bravest people and heroes in history, Harriet Tubman, as she risks her life to save others from the horrors of slavery in HARRIET, arriving on Digital January 14, 2020 and Blu-ray™️, DVD and On Demand on January 28, 2020 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

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Doctor Sleep Makes Nightmares Come True on 4K Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD February 4th, 2020!

Dare to go back when director Mike Flanagan continues the story of Danny Torrance, 40 years after his terrifying stay at the Overlook Hotel in “The Shining” with “Doctor Sleep,” a screenplay based on the novel by Stephen King. Witness “A masterwork of suspense and fear.” (Kylie Mar, Made in Hollywood) on 4K Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD February 4th, 2020 and on Digital January 21st!

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‘Superman: Red Son’ Flying to 4K and Blu-ray This March!

One of the most heralded comic book mini-series turned graphic novel, Superman: Red Son will make a grand entrance to standard and 4K Blu-ray this March! Originally released as a three-issue series in 2011 from Mark Millar (Kick Ass, Chrononauts), this iteration of the Man of Steel retells the tale of Krypton’s last son landing as an infant not in Kansas, but the Soviet Union. The concept itself opens a whole plethora of paths the story could go and Millar masterfully conducted all of it to satisfying cohesion. Now that the story jumps from the pages of the book onto various high-def home formats.

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21 Bridges Arrives on Blu-ray 2/18/20!

With the clock ticking down, an NYPD detective is plunged into the midst of a large-scale conspiracy, while trying to bring forth justice in 21 BRIDGES, arriving on Digital February 4, 2020 and Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on February 18, 2020 from STXfilms and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

 

 

 

 

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THE WIZARD – Collector’s Edition Arrives From Shout! Factory March 24th!

Shout Select will release retro classic The Wizard in a 2-disc collector’s edition Blu-ray set on March 24, 2020. This release is mastered from a new 4K scan of the film and comes loaded with all-new bonus features including never-before-released deleted scenes, audio commentary with director Todd Holland, and interviews with cast and crew including actors Fred Savage and Luke Edwards. Fans can preorder this Collector’s Edition set now at shoutfactory.com.

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Terminator: Dark Fate IS BACK on Blu-ray & 4K Ultra HD This January!

Terminator Dark FateFrom producer James Cameron and director Tim Miller (Deadpool), comes “the Terminator movie we’ve been waiting for” (Scott Menzel, We Live Entertainment).  TERMINATOR: DARK FATE arrives two weeks early on Digital January 14, 2020 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD January 28 from Paramount Home Entertainment. Continue reading ‘Terminator: Dark Fate IS BACK on Blu-ray & 4K Ultra HD This January!’

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Spike Lee, Streisand & More Coming to The Criterion Collection March 2020

Next March, John M. Stahl’s singular Hollywood masterpiece Leave Her to Heaven– a stunning Technicolor melodrama infused with the darkness of film noir and graced with a chilling performance by Gene Tierney- will join the Criterion Collection, making its Blu-ray debut in a new 2K restoration. Spike Lee’s provocative satire Bamboozled, a scathing indictment of racism in American pop culture, will also appear on Blu-ray for the first time. Irene Dunne and Paul Robeson star in James Whale’s beloved screen version of Show Boat, Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern’s classic American musical, featuring Robeson’s soul-shaking rendition of “Ol’ Man River.” Director-producer-star Barbra Streisand’s The Prince of Tides, an emotionally wrenching adaptation of Pat Conroy’s best-selling novel, will appear in a new 4K restoration. And that’s not all: the Maysles brothers’ Direct Cinema classic Salesman and Mikhail Kalatozov’s visually exhilarating Soviet-cinema landmark The Cranes Are Flying will arrive on Blu-ray, newly restored.

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‘The Son of the Sheik’ [Masters of Cinema] on Blu-ray & DVD February 17, 2020!

In this visually intoxicating sequel to Valentino’s career-defining film The Sheik, the silent screen’s greatest lover portrays a cultured yet untamed young man who is lured into a thieves trap by a beautiful dancer, Yasmin (Vilma Banky). After escaping, he kidnaps the damsel and holds her captive in his desert lair, dressing her in Arabian finery and threatening to unleash his violent passion upon her. Exotic romance saturates every frame of this Orientalist epic; its sadomasochistic fantasies are acted out against the lavish set design of William Cameron Menzies (The Thief of Bagdad) and lushly photographed by George Barnes (Sadie Thompson).  From a new restoration available for the first time on home video, and featuring a magnificent score by maestro Carl Davis, The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present George Fitzmaurice s The Son of the Sheik on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK in a Special Dual Format edition. Continue reading ‘‘The Son of the Sheik’ [Masters of Cinema] on Blu-ray & DVD February 17, 2020!’

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LET’S SCARE JESSICA TO DEATH & BODY PARTS Arrive On Blu-ray January 28 From Scream Factory!

This January, Scream Factory brings the cult classic thrillers Body Parts and Let’s Scare Jessica to Death to Blu-ray for the first time! Available January 28, 2020, both releases come loaded with bonus features, including new director audio commentaries, new interviews with cast and crew members, and new featurettes. Fans can pre-order their copies now by visiting ShoutFactory.com.

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‘The Shed’ on Blu-ray & DVD January 7, 2020!

RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, will release THE SHED on January 7, 2020 on DVD and Blu-ray.  Written and Directed by Frank Sabatella (Blood Night), the film stars Jay Jay Warren (“Bosch”), Cody Kostro (“City on a Hill”), Sofia Happonen (Woman of a Certain Age), Frank Whaley (Pulp Fiction), Siobhan Fallon Hogan (Men in Black) and Timothy Bottoms (The Last Picture Show). RLJE Films will release THE SHED on DVD for an SRP of $27.97 and on Blu-ray for an SRP of $28.97. In THE SHED, Stan and his best friend Dommer have put up with bullies their entire lives. All of that changes when Stan discovers he has a murderous vampire living in his shed. Seeing the bloodshed and destruction the monster is capable of, Stan knows he has to find a way to destroy it. But Dommer has a much more sinister plan in mind. Continue reading ‘‘The Shed’ on Blu-ray & DVD January 7, 2020!’

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Own THE ADDAMS FAMILY On Blu-ray January 21st!

Everyone’s favorite creepy and kooky family is back in the “frighteningly funny and fresh” (Rosie Knight, IGN) animated feature film, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, arriving on Digital December 24, 2019 and on Blu-ray™️, DVD and On Demand January 21, 2020 from Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM) and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

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Joker Laughs It Up on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray in The New Year!

The Joker 4KDirected, co-written and produced by Oscar nominee, Todd Phillips, “Joker” stars Joaquin Phoenix in this character study of a man struggling to find his way in Gotham City’s fractured society.  Joker” will be available on 4K, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD January 7th. The Blu-ray Combo Pack features a Blu-ray disc with the film and special features in hi-definition, a DVD with the film in standard definition and a Digital version of the movie.  The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc of “Joker” will feature Dolby VisionTM HDR that dramatically expands the color palette and contrast range and uses dynamic metadata to automatically optimize the picture for every screen, frame by frame.  Continue reading ‘Joker Laughs It Up on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray in The New Year!’

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‘Bliss’ [Eureka! Masters of Cinema] on Blu-ray February 10, 2020!

Struggling through a seemingly endless creative rut, hard-partying and Los-Angeles-based artist Dezzy Donahue (Dora Madison, Friday Night Lights) can’t stop the resulting bad streak of problems, including unpaid rent and professional stagnation. In an effort to combat her tough luck, Dezzy throws caution to the wind, indulges in heavy drugs and rages her nights away. Her kinda/sorta boyfriend, Clive, is concerned while her debauchery-minded friend Courtney and her enigmatic hubby Ronnie keep feeding Dezzy s darkest urges. Gradually, though, the party starts to end, and in its place, Dezzy finds herself thirsting for blood and suffering from terrifying visions. Having never been one for moderation or self-control, she’s unable to resist her newfound dangerous impulses. And that’s very bad news for everyone in her life, all of whom are filled with the red liquid she now so desperately craves. Continue reading ‘‘Bliss’ [Eureka! Masters of Cinema] on Blu-ray February 10, 2020!’

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‘The Courier’ on Blu-ray & DVD January 21, 2020!

This intense action-thriller unfolds in real time as two embattled souls fight for their lives. Academy Award® winner Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight) stars as a vicious crime boss out to kill Nick, the lone witness set to testify against him. He hires a mysterious female motorcycle courier (Olga Kurylenko, Quantum of Solace) to unknowingly deliver a poison-gas bomb to slay Nick. But after she rescues Nick from certain death, the duo must confront an army of ruthless hired killers in order to survive the night. Continue reading ‘‘The Courier’ on Blu-ray & DVD January 21, 2020!’

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