Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Hits Home Video

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the ninth and final installment of the Skywalker saga, is now available for fans to buy on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray. In addition to the above options, eight previous films in the saga are being made available on 4K Ultra HD for the first time.  Both Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Solo were previously available on 4K UItra HD. Bonus features include*: The Skywalker Legacy – The…

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1917 Is Now Available On Home Video

1917, which took home a few Oscars in early February, is now available for audiences to bring home on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, or rent on Digital/VOD. To put it simply, Sam Mendes’ 1917 is a masterpiece achievement in filmmaking and without a doubt one of the best war films to ever be made. Lance Corporals Schofield (George MacKay) and Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) are on the biggest missions of their young lives.  Over 1,500…

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Phoenix, Oregon Helps Out Indie Theaters

At a time when so many theaters are forced to close, the newly released Phoenix, Oregon is coming to the rescue in a different sort of way. This weekend is a major first in movie history.  There are no studio films opening this weekend.  The ones hitting VOD on Friday were still playing in theaters entering last weekend.  Life as we know it changed when theaters were ordered to close in New York and Los…

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Richard Jewell hits Blu-ray, DVD

Richard Jewell, starring an award-worthy performance from Paul Walter Heuser, is now available for audiences to bring home on Blu-ray and DVD. Though if you’re in the mood to stream the Clint Eastwood film from the comfort of your couch or bed, it’s also on Digital/VOD. Richard Jewell takes us back to the immediate aftermath of the Centennial Park bombing during the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. Imagine saving the lives of hundreds of people…

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Uncut Gems, Bombshell now on home video

Both Uncut Gems and Bombshell are among the fall awards contenders now available for fans to physically bring home on home video. Both Bombshell and Uncut Gems are available either as a Blu-ray combo pack or on DVD. Every now and then, we get a phenomenal performance from Adam Sandler.  Punch-Drunk Love, Reign Over Me, Funny People, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), and Uncut Gems feature such performances.  We get a career-best in the…

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SXSW: An Online Film Festival Isn’t The Same

Some of the suggestions following the cancellation of SXSW this month is to hold an online film festival but there are some problems with this idea. While the headlining films will survive the SXSW cancellation, make no mistake that they would have benefited from the marketing that comes with playing SXSW.  These films are also secure in having a distributor and a release date.  Other films aren’t so lucky. There have been a few suggestions…

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Knives Out: Bring Home The Best Film of 2019

Knives Out, the Solzy Award-winning film of the year, is now available for audiences to bring home on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and Digital. Crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is discovered dead on the morning after his 85th birthday party.  We don’t know whether he was killed or whether he did the deed himself.  What we do know is that members of the Thrombey family are being questioned by Lt. Elliott (LaKeith Stanfield) and…

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Frozen 2: Now Available To Bring Home

Following its theatrical release, Frozen 2 is now available for audiences to bring the movie home on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital. Bonus Features (may vary by retailer) Blu-ray & Digital: Sing-Along Version of the Movie – Sing along with your favorite songs as you watch the movie. Song Selection – Jump to your favorite musical moments, with on-screen lyrics. Songs include Oscar®-nominated “Into The Unknown,” “All Is Found,” “Some Things Never Change,”…

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Midway: Now Available on Home Video

Midway is now available to bring home on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD following the digital release two weeks ago. Midway pays tribute to fallen American heroes even as the film may also be a spiritual sequel to an earlier Pacific-set World War 2 film, Pearl Harbor. Let’s get it out of the way right now.  Roland Emmerich is certainly attracted to directing films that have a large amount of action in them.  At…

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Comes Home

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is now available to bring home on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD following the digital release two weeks ago. If there’s a film that teaches us about the values of kindness over the last year, it’s this film.  If you want a biographical film, there’s the Won’t You Be My Neighbor documentary.  While this film is based on a magazine article, the script took some dramatic liberties such…

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