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Super-Sized Top Ten: Aaron’s Spectacular Blu-ray Picks For 2019

“Next year I’ll narrow it down a little more.” Yeah, that’s what happened… Okay, so I thought I was going to make a simpler top ten Blu-ray list this year, but there’s a lot out there to enjoy, and I, apparently, just find it easier to go overboard. As it stands, Why So Blu’s Brian, […]

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And Now For Something Completely Different (Brandon’s Top 10 Blu-rays Of 2019)

Another calendar year has come and gone in the “death of physical media” era we’ve been living in for years upon years now. While I think in the eyes of those of us collectors who prefer ownership, things are still thriving and benefiting us immensely (You SPOIL us, Reverend Entertainment!), 2019 has seen the desire […]

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Big Trouble In Little China – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

One day, maybe EVERY John Carpenter film will have a Scream or Shout! Factory release. With a quick glance at their catalog, they make no secret about that being a company goal. There are challenges lying ahead, but with their diving into Paramount material now, Escape From LA seems like it could be right around […]

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BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA See Jack Burton On A Scream Factory Collector’s Edition December 3rd!

Kurt Russell (Escape from New York, The Hateful Eight) stars as Jack Burton, a tough-talking truck driver whose life goes into a supernatural tailspin when his best friend’s fiancée is kidnapped in John Carpenter’s BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA. Jack, who suddenly finds himself in a murky, danger-filled world beneath San Francisco’s Chinatown, where Lo Pan, a […]

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DC Delivers ‘Year of the Villain: The Joker’

DC has been releasing one-shot issues of various villains throughout 2019, each a single tale dedicated to one baddie. All going under the heading Year of the Villain, we have thus far been graced with issues covering the Riddler, Black Adam, Sinestro, Black Mask and Lex Luthor. The latest addition to this doom-dealing lineup is […]

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John Carpenter’s Vampires – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Scream Factory will continue to add to its still growing and insanely impressive library of John Carpenter titles with 1998’s Vampires. This film was previously available only in a limited edition from Twilight Time that sold out very quickly. There was also a popular UK release for those who didn’t nab one of those from […]

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John Carpenter’s VAMPIRES Sinks Its Teeth Into A New Collector’s Edition Blu-ray From Scream Factory!

Prepare for the dawn. On September 24, 2019, Scream Factory proudly presents the definitive release of John Carpenter’s Vampires on Blu-ray. The fang-baring film directed by the legendary John Carpenter is presented in this stacked collector’s edition release, featuring brand-new interviews with John Carpenter, Sandy King Carpenter, Greg Nicotero, Gary B. Kibbe, James Woods, Thomas Ian Griffith […]

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GIVEAWAY: HALLOWEEN (2018) 4K Ultra-HD!

The Halloween franchise saw one of their most popular and prosperous entries ever when Blumhouse brought back Jamie Lee Curtis and John Carpenter to team up with Blumhouse, David Gordon Green and Danny McBride to make a fresh sequel to the original film. Now, Michael Myers is coming to your home when it comes to […]

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Halloween (2018) (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

For the 40th anniversary of his original killing spree on Halloween night in Haddonfield, Illinois in 1978, Michael Myers returned to theaters bigger than ever. Backed by Blumhouse, scored by John Carpenter and starring Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie Strode, director David Gordon Green along with Danny McBride and Jeff Fradley once again set forth […]

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Hello. My Name Is Brandon Peters. This Is My Top Blu-rays List. Prepare To Read!

One of my favorite and most frustrating times of the movie writing season is the end of the year “TOP X” lists. They are a lot of fun, but also hurt the brain when trying to weed through all the releases and then put them in a specific order. When it came to 2018, the […]

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Starman – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

If there is one director that has been tied to brand, in terms of Blu-ray labels, its John Carpenter and Scream Factory. One of his most acclaimed and biggest box office hits, Starman, is now receiving the Collector’s Edition treatment (Which kicked off the label back in 2012 with two Carpenter produced Halloween sequels, mind […]

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Michael Myers & Jamie Lee Curtis Face Off One More Time in 2018’s HALLOWEEN, On 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray January 15th!

The infamous killer Michael Myers strikes again inHalloween, arriving on Digital and via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on December 28, 2018, as well as on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand on January 15, 2019. Hailed by critics as “a near perfect blend of craft, character growth and nostalgia” (Perri Nemiroff, Collider), Halloween takes place […]

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John Carpenter’s STARMAN Arrives On Scream Factory Collector’s Edition December 18th!

Visionary filmmaker John Carpenter presents a romantic science fiction odyssey starring Jeff Bridges as an innocent alien from a distant planet who learns what it means to be a man in love. On December 18, 2018, SCREAM FACTORY™ is proud to present 80’s cult film classic STARMAN Collector’s Edition Blu-ray. Directed by John Carpenter (Escape from New York, The […]

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Halloween (4K UHD Blu-ray)

“See anything, you like?” Michael Myers returns to theaters in next month, but this month, he’s returning to home video in an exciting 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray release from Lionsgate. In a bit of perfect timing, the film turns 40 years old this year and there is no better way to celebrate than giving Michael Myers […]

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HALLOWEEN: The Home Video History Of Michael Myers

On September 25th, Lionsgate will release John Carpenter’s 1978 masterpiece, Halloween, onto the 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray format for the first time. Halloween, like some other popular vintage horror properties (The Evil Dead, for instance), has long been part of a running gag with multiple re-releases on home video having many fans coining the phrase “double […]

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John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN Comes Home To 4K Ultra-HD! Own The Immortal Classic On September 25th!

Relive the terrifying film that launched an entire genre when Halloween arrives on 4K Ultra HD™ Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray™) September 25 from Lionsgate. Starring Golden Globe® winner Jamie Lee Curtis (Best Actress, True Lies, 1994), Donald Pleasance, Tony Moran, and P.J. Soles, this edition of the horror classic delivers four times the fear with four times the resolution […]

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Someone’s Watching Me! (Blu-ray Review)

Long considered to be the lost film of John Carpenter, his 1978 film Someone’s Watching Me is making the leap to Blu-ray 40 years later from Scream Factory. If you’re keeping track at home (Following last night’s announcement of Starman), they have now put out 14 of the films he has directed. Including his 2 […]

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In The Mouth Of Madness – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Scream Factory continues its roll out of new John Carpenter Blu-rays with his 1994 film In The Mouth Of Madness. This one is getting the coveted Collector’s Edition treatment, featuring plenty of new extras to stack the disc. Previously, the Warner Bros release only had a commentary track (Ported over here to this release). So […]

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