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A slew of filmmakers have shot in Manhattan, and some of their most visually arresting works come within the confines of New York. Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese and Jim Jarmusch are just a few of the directors who come to mind. But what if Jean-Pierre Melville, director of the moody crime thrillers Le Cercle Rouge [...]


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Easily this year’s funniest comedy, This Is The End hits Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital Download on October 1st.

The Blu-ray combo pack contains 90 minutes worth of bonus features, including deleted scenes and a blooper reel. Also featured is Jay & Seth vs. The Apocalypse, the short film which inspired the apocalyptic narrative.

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Sisters & Brothers, a family drama starring Cory Monteith, Dustin Milligan, Amanda Crew (Charlie St. Cloud), Camille Sullivan, and Kacey Rohl (The Killing), hits Blu-ray and DVD on September 10th.

Monteith plays a Hollywood star who’s pretty much the main breadwinner of his family, much to the envy of his brother (Milligan). Crew [...]


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Fans of the DC universe should definitely pick up the new Blu-ray release Robot Chicken DC Comics Special, a hilarious send-up of the Justice League as well as other incidental superheroes who have graced DC’s world.

The main plot centers on Aquaman’s insecure feeling that he’s a total outcast in the Justice League [...]


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With the overwhelming success of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, it would have behooved director Niels Arden Oplev as well as Tattoo’s lead, Noomi Rapace, to work on a project of more epic proportions. That being said, I love Oplev’s decision to go the B-movie revenge rout, as Dead Man Down (R, 110 [...]


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Nucky Thompson’s (Steve Buscemi) bloody and determined methods in keeping his Atlantic City empire was never more evident than in the third season of HBO’s revered series Boardwalk Empire, and it featured some of the show’s more gripping and surprising (if not heartbreaking) moments.

Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Third Season comes out on Blu-ray, [...]


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The hit film Olympus Has Fallen, featuring Gerard Butler as a former secret service agent who’s on a mission to save the President (Aaron Eckhart) from a power hungry terrorist (Rick Yune), hits Blu-ray and DVD August 13. Grossing almost $100 million at the domestic box office, the picture features an all star cast which [...]


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Alfred Hitchcock once said, during one of his many conversations with fellow filmmaker Francois Truffaut, that a film’s narrative should be able to told with the volume turned off. For the master of suspense, as well as future generations of visualists such as Brian De Palma and Wong Kar-wai, the moving image is the [...]


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Director William Friedkin is having an eventful year, thanks to the release of his well received memoir The Friedkin Connection and the recent Blu-ray news of The Exorcist: Extended Director’s Cut.

Coming out on October 8th, this latest edition celebrates the 40th anniversary of the release [...]


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The Warner Bros. movie Jack the Giant Slayer was released on DVD & Blu-ray on June 18th, and to celebrate its release we are giving out a Jack the Giant Slayer Combo Pack (Blu-ray & DVD) to a movie fan who participates in our giveaway.

Directed by Bryan Singer (The Usual Suspects, X-Men), the story centers [...]


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