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Halloween: The Curse Of Michael Myers At 25 And Other Films With Alternate Versions

Following a seven-year absence, September 29th, 1995, saw the long-awaited return of cinema’s most haunting shape, Michael Myers. For myself, as I’m sure for many other fans, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers was the first time I had the opportunity to see my favorite bogeyman on the big screen. As strange as the Thorn cult was, […]

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The Goonies (4K Blu-ray Review)

2020 has been a very interesting time for the movie world.  Home entertainment sales have gone up a bit, thanks to digital (unfortunately) and also DVD (even more unfortunately…). The most wonderful thing though is that 4K catalog titles are on the rise.  We keep seeing a steady stream of announcements and box sets, making […]

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Cursed Films (Blu-ray Review)

Cursed Films is a five-part documentary series which explores the myths and legends behind some of Hollywood’s notoriously “cursed” horror film productions. From plane accidents and bombings during the making of The Omen, to the rumored use of real human skeletons on the set of Poltergeist, these stories are legendary amongst film fans and filmmakers […]

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‘Cursed Films’ on Blu-ray & DVD August 18, 2020!

Cursed Films is a five-part documentary series which explores the myths and legends behind some of Hollywood’s notoriously “cursed” horror film productions. From plane accidents and bombings during the making of The Omen, to the rumored use of real human skeletons on the set of Poltergeist, these stories are legendary amongst film fans and filmmakers […]

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Finally! Get ready to find One-Eyed Willy’s Rich Stuff with THE GOONIES on 4K UHD Blu-ray September 1st!

Arriving on 4K UHD Blu-ray September 1st: From the imagination of Steven Spielberg, The Goonies plunges a band of small heroes into a swashbuckling surprise-around-every corner quest beyond their wildest dreams!  Following a mysterious treasure map into a spectacular underground realm of twisting passages, outrageous booby-traps and a long-lost pirate ship full of golden doubloons, […]

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The Omen Collection – Deluxe Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Scream Factory has landed themselves one of the most fabled, popular and well revered horror movies of the 1980s in Richard Donner’s The Omen. Not only the original film, but the sequels, television sequel (Never before released on Blu-ray) and that remake starring Liev Schreiber from the director of A Good Day To Die Hard […]

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THE OMEN COLLECTION DELUXE EDITION Haunts Your Halloween Viewing October 15th!

Get ready to jump start your ultimate horror binge just in time for Halloween! On October 15, 2019, SCREAM FACTORY™ is proud to present THE OMEN COLLECTION Deluxe Edition, featuring all four original films as well as the 2006 remake that kept movie audiences glued to the screen with white-knuckled terror. Packed with hours of chilling special features, […]

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Sarah T. – Portrait Of A Teenage Alcoholic (Blu-ray Review)

In the early days, the Shout Factory horror line, Scream Factory, tested the waters of made for TV movies of yesteryear with a “TV Terrors” double feature DVD. That didn’t sell too hot, so that line quickly had an end put to it. But recently, we’ve seen them bump back into it, be it more […]

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SARAH T. – PORTRAIT OF A TEENAGE ALCOHOLIC Starring Linda Blair Arrives On Blu-ray January 29th!

Shout! Factory will release the iconic drama Sarah T. – Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic on Blu-ray on January 29th, 2019. This is the film’s first time on any home entertainment format, and Shout’s release sports a brand-new 2K scan of the original film elements. Sarah T. comes complete with bonus features, including new interviews with the film’s star […]

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Get SCROOGED With Bill Murray For Its 30th Anniversary This Holiday Season

I was late to the party when it came to Richard Donner’s 1988 holiday film, Scrooged, starring Bill Murray. This modern-set fantastical take on the Charles Dickens tale has a lot going for it, including wild makeup effects and a level of classic Murray-style comedy that really works. That’s without mentioning the ending of this movie, […]

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SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE Celebrates 40 Years With A 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray November 6th!

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment announced today that 1978’sSuperman, featuring the beloved DC Super Hero, will be released on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital on November 6th.  An Alexander Salkind presentation and directed by Richard Donner (The Goonies, Lethal Weapon, The Lost Boys), the film stars Academy Award® winner Marlon Brando […]

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One Sad Day: When Blu-ray Go Bad

Life is full of disappointments.  They can range from not getting a promotion you were up for, or your favorite restaurant closing down.  However, few things in life can match the eye rolling anger that one gets when a favorite movie comes out on Blu-ray and disappoints us at every turn.  It’s almost like the […]

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Lethal Weapon Collection (Blu-ray Review)

It’s been 25 years since the action buddy film, Lethal Weapon, became a phenomenon in its genre and spawned a legacy of films on the heels of its success.  Now Warner Home Video has debuted the ultimate Lethal Weapon Collection as a 5-Disc gift-set containing all four original theatrical releases in the series (Lethal Weapon, Lethal Weapon 2, Lethal Weapon 3 and Lethal Weapon […]

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Scrooged (Blu-ray Review)

Celebrate Christmas past, present and future with an uproarious and contemporary take on Charles Dickens’ classic tale when Scrooged made its Blu-ray debut on November 1, 2011 from Paramount Home Entertainment.  Starring Bill Murray as a television executive with a heart of stone, the film takes viewers on a darkly comic adventure populated by an […]

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The Goonies 25th Anniversary Box Set (Blu-ray Review)

Hey you guys! One of the greatest movies of the 80s is finally on Blu-ray as The Goonies 25th Anniversary Box Set with some fun extras.  I’ve always loved this movie and I think this was a one of those rare movies that is a part of our cultural landscape and loved by most of […]

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Goonies Never Say Die! 25th Anniversary Box Set!

One of the greatest movies of the 80s is finally coming to Blu-ray and it’s coming in style! The Goonies 25th Anniversary Box Set will arrive this September with a lot of extra goodies. I’ve always loved this movie and I think this was a one of those rare movies that is a part of […]

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