“Heat” a Crime Drama Classic


Back in circulation on Blu-ray, the crime film Heat makes a move to upgrade the film that offers an acting tour de force in a classic crime movie. It’s been 22 years since it hit the big screen amassing over $187 million worldwide at the box office when it came out in 1995. But what makes this movie a stand out is its amazing cast that not only carries this film, but upped their own careers as well. Read more

“Rogue One: A Star War’s Story” Blasts Onto Your Home Screen


Disney’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story blasts onto your home entertainment center in a Blu-ray/DVD box set. You are in control of all the action and a long list of Bonus Extras that continue to delight sci-fi space fans. The movie sets-up a new series for Disney/Lucas Films that brings exciting adventures in between continuing episodes of the Star Wars franchise. It’s quite a challenge for the team at the Mouse House and I’m very glad they came up with the idea. Read more

“Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” A Laugh Riot on Blu-ray



A laugh riot on Blu-ray, the movie Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates shows why it’s at the top of this year’s comedies. The duo of Zac Efron and Adam Devine remind me of Paul Rudd and Seth Rogan in films like Knocked Up and Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn in The Wedding Crashers. Zany, wacky and out and out looney the story hardly ever lets go of the funny bone. Read more

“Captain America: Civil War” a Blast on Home Video



Keeping the Marvel Comic franchise at the top of the charts Captain America: Civil War blasts from the big screen to home video. Available in various formats including Blu-ray 3D, the film delivers the excitement, drama and explosive action to make it an entertaining experience for teens through adults. The film has an incredible amount of extremely good CGI that it’s hard to distinguish between reality and fantasy. The production is so mind boggling, you will probably not take a break from watching the film. Read more

“Star Trek”, Delivered in 4K Home Video

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The first two films in the reboot of the franchise Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness have been released on Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD. While the story here encompasses mostly about the new home viewing experience of Ultra High Definition (UHD), seeing both films through a special Blu-ray player on a 4K TV becomes a thrill in itself. With 4K looming on the horizon in every home, it’s the best thing since the Blu-ray disc. Read more

The Good Dinosaur, Growing Up in the Wild

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Relive the fun and journey of The Good Dinosaur, Disney/PIXAR’s kid friendly and graphically stunning animated adventure. Now on Blu-ray and DVD, it’s a fun family film that features good values about growing up, facing your fears and friendship. The story may be a little familiar for the teens if they have seen most of the animated films in the past 6 years or so, but the youngsters should love the dinosaurs, Arlo and young Spot.

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Alexander…the Very Bad Day, Hysterical

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One of the funniest films released last year Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day has come to DVD and Blu-ray. While the title is way too long the film packs a lot a laughter in just an hour and 21 minutes. A lot of fun for the whole family, the movie points out how anyone can have a day go wrong, but there’s always a bright side. Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner are at their best and the direction by Miguel Arteta top notch. Read more

Guardians of the Galaxy Speeds to DVD & Blu-ray

GuardiansOfTheGalaxy3DComboPack_smallOne of Marvel’s more non-tradition films representing their line of fantastical creations, Guardians of the Galaxy will be out on DVD and Blu-ray November 18. There are not many movies I can watch over and over again, but this movie does make my replay list! If you’d rather wait until it comes On Demand, you’ll be waiting a little longer — like December 9. Yea – that’s too long to wait…

This movie kicked butt at the box office, raking in over $645 million worldwide. It opened up this past August and broke records – being the biggest box office open of all time in the month of August. Not only that, this bad boy ranked the highest grossing film of the year as well. Read more

“The Outsider” An Exciting Action Drama



An exciting thriller called The Outsider made by an indie filmmaker using a lot of good talent has come to Blu-ray/DVD.  The $4 million production has some good things going for it, but the unimaginative script makes it all too familiar. Not the best I’ve seen for the genre and not the worse either.  If you like dramas with a lot of nonstop action, then you are perfect for this barnburner. Read more

“Never Sleep Again” A Very Good ‘Nightmare’ Piece on Blu-ray

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All you cult followers of A Nightmare on Elm Street beware! Now on Blu-ray is the 4 hour documentary called Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy and its chuck full of interviews by actors and filmmakers for all 8 of the horror flicks.  It’s everything you want to know about the series including plot points, casting of the actors, little known facts, trivia, sets, locations, incidents on the set, problems with production, and much more.  Whether you are a Nightmare geek or someone who has their sights set on being a filmmaker some day, this is probably the most comprehensive, interesting and affordable “CliffsNotes” for the business. Read more

“Blind Date” A Comedy Laugh Riot Now on Blu-ray

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A blast from the past Blind Date comes to home theaters on Blu-ray for the first time and it’s a hoot.  The film stars a young Bruce Willis and Kim Basinger and the comedic chemistry between the two is extraordinary.  If you like wild and wacky comedy, this one will keep you laughing from opening scene to unimaginable finale. Read more

“Ninja II” A Kicking Good Film

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The action in Ninja: Shadow of a Tear puts the film right up with a majority of the martial arts films I’ve seen and even bests some for its fighting sequences.  The stylish karate choreography reminds me a lot of the Jet Lee films that keep the energy high and relentless.  Although the story is rather clichéd, it’s not the script that makes this film good, but some very cool fight scenes that keep it interesting and fun to watch.  If you are into movies of this genre, than seek out a copy of Ninja: Shadow of a Tear now on Blu-ray. Read more

“Hell Baby” a Demonic Comedy

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There’s comedy stars a plenty in the dark humor film Hell Baby now on Blu-ray.  The very quirky film reminds me of several send up movies like Scary Movie and Tucker & Dale vs Evil both of which pander the horror genre for laughs. Here it’s Rosemary’s Baby in a depraved look at a house from hell.  If you are into films that are gory and really messed up, then this wicked flick should do the trick. Read more

The Sun and Mars in 3D Blu-ray

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Something for the science and technology and space lovers Galactic Adventures: Sun 3D/Mars 3D are sure to please and they’re being released in Blue-ray and Blu-ray 3D on the same disc.  The double feature focuses on The Sun and the second feature on Mars.  With the use of special probes sent via rocket, the two spheres have been captured in 3D in all their glory.  The combo film features two events that come once in a lifetime and offer a chance to own the actual footage showing close-ups of both The Sun and the surface of Mars. Read more