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Tag Archive for 'John Badham'

American Flyers (Blu-ray Review)

“American Flyers,” Rex Reed wrote, “is a fine mixture of romance, humor, and tears with action sequences among the most exciting ever captured on film. It’s guaranteed to increase the viewer’s adrenalin.” Two-time Academy Award® winner Kevin Costner and David Marshall Grant star in the film written by Breaking Away Oscar® winner Steve Tesich and […]

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Brandon’s Blu-ray Wishlist ALL-STARS!

It’s been 8 years since I published my first Blu-ray Wishlist article during my first year writing here at Why So Blu.  In 2013, I decided to take something always on my brain and put it to text. From DVD to Blu-ray, late in their life, I have always been curious on just what films […]

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Director John Badham Career Interview: On Casting, Characters and Killer Chemistry

While some may not instantly know the name John Badham (shame on you!), chances are you have definitely seen one of his many hit films.  The prolific director has helmed so many memorable movies (Saturday Night Fever, y’all!), worked with a gaggle of notable actors early in their careers (how about a young Matthew Broderick […]

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Dracula (1979) – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

1979 was the year of Count Dracula in cinemas. And now, 40 years later, all 3 films featuring the dark prince can be found on Scream Factory Blu-rays. Joining the previously released Love at First Bite and Werner Herzog’s Nosferatu comes John Badham’s follow up to his cultural phenomenon that was Saturday Night Fever. The […]

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John Badham’s DRACULA Arrives In Its Original Form On Blu-ray November 26th@

Dracula comes to Blu-ray™ Scream Factory-style on November 26, dripping with exquisite new bonus features (full list below) and a new 4K scan of the original best available film elements. Customers ordering from ShoutFactory.com will receive an exclusive 18×24 rolled poster featuring brand new artwork, available while supplies last. . . . . .

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Saturday Night Fever Director’s Cut (Blu-ray Review)

Disco is defined as a genre of dance music containing elements of funk, soul, pop, and salsa.  I define it as a whole lot of fun.  Although being born in 1974 doesn’t constitute you to essentially remember living during the solid gold age of disco quite well, that doesn’t mean I wasn’t a fan of […]

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