Category: Blu-ray Reviews

Whip It -Blu-Ray Review

On the surface Whip It is a coming of age “dramedy” about a girl who discovers roller derby and, ultimately, herself.  Combine this with the fact that it is Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut and you may...

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Evelyn – Blu-ray Review

Evelyn is a 2002 drama that is loosely based on the true story of Desmond Doyle and his fight in the Irish Courts (which took place in December 1955) to be reunited with his...

The Kings of Summer -Blu-Ray Review

Jordan Vogt-Reynolds may not be a name synonymous with feature-length film quite yet but with his upcoming release of Kong: Skull Island he very well might be someone to look out for.  In 2013,...

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Love in the Afternoon – Blu-ray Review

The Movie (4/5) Billy Wilder is a name that every self respecting film fanatic should be familiar with. After fleeing Germany to escape Nazi persecution, he escaped to France, and later came to Hollywood...

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Star Wars Rebels: The Complete Season One – Blu-ray Review

The Movie (4.5/5) I happen to be pretty enthusiastic about Star Wars. So enthusiastic, that I spent most of my break between my final semesters of undergrad this past January catching up on the...

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Steamboat Bill, Jr./College (Kino Classics) – Blu-ray Review

The Movies (3.5/5) Kino Lorber had previously released both Steamboat Bill, Jr. and College as standalone Blu-rays, but they have now packaged the two essential Buster Keaton films in a double feature pack, with new 2K...

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Trolls – Blu-ray Review

Trolls is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical adventure romantic comedy film that is based on the Troll dolls that were created by Thomas Dam.  The film was directed by Mike Mitchell and co-directed...

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Pinocchio (Signature Collection) – Blu-ray Review

Pinocchio, a 1940 American animated musical fantasy film that was produced by Walt Disney Pictures and is based on the Italian children’s novel titled The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi.  This was the...

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Wait Until Dark – Blu-ray Review

The Movie (3/5) There’s something to be said about a movie that’s so sure of itself, that it secures permission to dim the exit lights in the theater to heighten the tension in the...

Kubo and the Two Strings -Blu-ray Review

Nearly twelve years ago, something amazing happened.  A small production studio formed and decided to make films using a 108-year-old technique (at the time) called stop-motion animation.  Even though this went completely unnoticed, four...