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Independence Day: 20th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray Review

Weeks ahead of its two decades-in-the-making sequel, 20th Century Fox is issuing a 20th anniversary Blu-ray edition of Roland Emmerich’s Independence Day reminding us once again of the original film’s ambitious special effects created in the service of an elaborate but in the main weakly constructed science fiction epic.

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The Revenant UHD Review

Much praise has been given to The Revenant, director Alejando G. Inarritu’s tale of survival and revenge that won both himself and star Leonardo diCaprio Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Actor, respectively. While it is well-made, it is most certainly a tough film to watch, and was not this […]

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Top Gun 30th Anniversary

It’s fun to celebrate the anniversary of landmark, important, or runaway pop-culture cinematic successes. Top Gun is certainly one of those films worthy of celebrating on milestone anniversaries. Though it is hard to reconcile that 30 years have now passed since Top Gun flew and barrel-rolled its way into the […]

Chato’s Land Blu-ray Review

On a superficial level, a sort of western precursor to their upcoming smash hit Death Wish, Michael Winner’s Chato’s Land starring Charles Bronson offers some of the same thrill of the cat-and-mouse hunt with an added layer in examining the rampant prejudices running roughshod over law and order in the […]

The Kid Blu-ray Review

After many years of cranking out hilarious two-reel comedies that had made him the most popular film star in the world, Charlie Chaplin felt sufficiently inspired to direct his first feature film which was released in 1921 as The Kid.

Weekly RoundUp 5-3-2016

Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on Blu-ray and DVD… The Features – Joy – 2015 – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – 1966 – Coat of Many Colors – 2015 – Independence Day – 1996 – Easy Rider – 1969 – Remember – 2015 […]

And Then There Were None (2015) Blu-ray Review

One of the true masterpieces of mystery fiction and unquestionably one of the half dozen greatest novels penned by Agatha Christie, And Then There Were None finally gets an adaptation of the original book worthy of the cunning and often darkly malevolent mind of its creator.

Julia Blu-ray Review

Whether the recollections imparted in Fred Zinnemann’s eloquent and exquisite Julia are fact-based or fictional, there’s no denying that this masterful 1977 film emerges as one of the best of its era.