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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (Blu-Ray Steelbook Review)

Celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off arrived in a classy steelbook in June to celebrate the occasion!  Did they lavish the film with anything new besides the nifty new packaging? Read below for more on that, and be sure to give a click to the associates link at the end, as this […]

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She’s Having A Baby (Blu-ray Review)

Through a 5-film Blu-ray collection, Paramount is filling in some gaps in the John Hughes filmography on the format.  Like Some Kind of Wonderful, 1988’s She’s Having A Baby is getting is time in the Blu-ray spotlight finally with this new set as well.  Sadly, no new bonus materials have been done for this one, […]

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BRANDON’S TOP BEST FAVORITE BLU-RAYs & 4Ks OF 2020!

I’m not the first person to tell you 2020 has felt like forever and a day and then forever again. We were fortunate to have still been given a constant flux of new 4K Ultra-HD and standard Blu-ray releases despite the global pandemic. Heck, When charting back for this list, I was stunned at some […]

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Pretty in Pink: Paramount Presents Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Paramount has been rolling right through releases for their new Paramount Presents line.  I have been looking forward to each release, finding interesting choices (Ahem…some of these were already available…) in each wave of releases.  My colleague Brandon Peters has been ripping through the releases, giving amazing commentary on the films and the tech specs.  […]

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“Everything’s Ducky” as PRETTY IN PINK debuts on Paramount Presents Blu-ray!

Produced and written by John Hughes and directed by Howard Deutch, the beloved teen classic PRETTY IN PINK is the latest addition to the Paramount Presents line. Newly remastered from a 4K transfer supervised by Deutch, the film arrives on Blu-ray for the first time ever June 16, 2020.

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The Breakfast Club – The Criterion Collection (Blu-ray Review)

Kicking off this year of films released by The Criterion Collection we have John Hughes iconic high school film The Breakfast Club. The acclaimed coming-of-age comedy-drama primarily works as a chamber drama that happens to be deconstructing various high school clichés and has been held up high by audiences from all over. Taking this story […]

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The Breakfast Club, Young Mr. Lincoln & More Coming to The Criterion Collection in January 2018

In January, the Criterion Collection will ring in the New Year with John Hughes’s generation-defining high school movie The Breakfast Club, in an edition packed with special features, including extensive new and archival interviews with the film’s iconic cast and fifty minutes of never-before-seen deleted scenes. That’s just the beginning of a month that will also see […]

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PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES Makes An On-Time Arrival for its 30th anniversary on Blu-ray

Written and directed by the incomparable John Hughes, the celebrated comedy PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES makes an on-time arrival for its 30th anniversary on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack with a Digital HD copy and on DVD October 10, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.   Starring comedy greats Steve Martin and John Candy, the uproarious classic follows […]

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (Blu-ray Review)

Written and directed by John Hughes, the hilarious classic Planes, Trains and Automobiles stars Steve Martin and John Candy as a businessman and traveling salesman forced together by circumstance as they try to get home in time for Thanksgiving.  The Blu-ray features a brand new, in-depth retrospective on John Hughes’ career that includes new interviews […]

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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (Blu-ray Review)

So truth be told, I am not a big fan of the 80s teen comedies from John Hughes.  I do have two large exceptions to this however.  One is Weird Science, which I always enjoy watching.  The other is Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, which is just a great coming-of-age story about our hero and his […]

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