Tag Archive for 'James Brown'

TAMI Show / The Big TNT Show Double Feature – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Personally, I’m not familiar with either of these going in, but The TAMI Show and The Big TNT Show sound like they were a big step and sort of monumental in terms of the concert film.  Both movies are just some concerts with big names, but it was something of an event, lots of player, […]


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 […]


Get On Up (Blu-ray Review)

Given the strength of the lead performance and some other aspects, at this point, I am pretty fine with saying Get On Up was one of the more underrated films from 2014.  I am a big fan of James Brown and was happy to go in to this film pretty open-minded (as I generally do).  […]


‘Get On Up’ Hits Blu In January

Pioneering American music icon James Brown goes from rags to rhythm-and-blues royalty in Get On Up, a spectacular portrait of the life of the charismatic performer, debuting on Digital HD on December 9, 2014 and on DVD and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack including Blu-ray™, DVD, and Digital HD with Ultraviolet™ on January 6, 2015 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.  Director […]


Get On Up Is Out Of Sight (Movie Review)

There is a level of familiarity to musician biopics at this point that tends to keep me from becoming too excited about the prospect of a new one.  With varying degrees of separation, they mostly tend to follow a formula, much like any film that hits similar beats as its predecessors within the same sub-genres […]


“I Got The Feelin’-James Brown In The ’60s” Special Presentation August 1 – 10

Shout! Factory’s critically acclaimed 3-disc DVD set I Got The Feelin’ – James Brown In The ‘60s will be available for viewing in its entirety, for free, on the James Brown YouTube channel, and on Pluto.TV’s James Brown channel (Ch. 117), from August 1-10. With the new James Brown biopic Get On Up in theaters August 1, Shout! Factory will be making available in […]