Clueless celebrates its 25th anniversary today and will be marking the milestone with a new Blu-ray and a limited edition steelbook on July 21. The film is also available to purchase today on Digital. Amy Heckerling’s satirical Clueless manages to hold up some 25 years after the theatrical release. The film is pretty dated given the technology but this really doesn’t matter. We are introduced to Cher Horowitz (Alicia Silverstone) as a montage of scenes…"Clueless Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Blu-ray"
This year might be a non-traditional year as far as movies are concerned but Solzy at the Movies presents the Solzy Awards for 2020…so far. It feels like it’s been forever since Sundance kicked off the traditional start of the new movie year. So much has and hasn’t happened since the Park City-based film festival. In a traditional year, some of my favorite SXSW films would be included below. However, at least one film isn’t…"The Solzy Awards for 2020…So Far"
It is not worth the cost of more lives by releasing Christopher Nolan’s upcoming Tenet in theaters during the rest of the year. We all want to save the art of going to the cinemas for a movie but it isn’t going to be like this. Listen, I miss going to movie theaters but I’m not about to walk into a theater anytime soon. Even if we have a universal policy of face masks at…"Tenet: An Open Letter to Christopher Nolan"
Flashdance, the cultural sensation starring Jennifer Beals, is given life once again thanks to a new Blu-ray by way of the new Paramount Presents line. The Blu-ray is newly remastered from a 4K transfer supervised by director Adrian Lyne. It’s the second film directed by Lyme get the Paramount Presents treatment with the other film being Fatal Attraction. There’s only one new feature and the set comes with an exclusive collectible packing. Jennifer Beals stars…"Flashdance: Paramount Presents A New Blu-ray"
The Hunt is now available for audiences to own on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital following a shortened theatrical run in March. While my original review ran in March, I’m not exactly sure that I’d write the same words at the moment. The climate has changed so much since the press screening. If you had told me that the world as we knew it was going to change just over 24 hours later, I’d have written…"The Hunt Now Available on Blu-ray, DVD"
Paramount Pictures brings the John Hughes-produced Pretty in Pink to Blu-ray for the first time under the new Paramount Presents line. The film arrives on Blu-ray newly remastered from a 4K transfer supervised by director Howard Deutch. Deutch provides some interesting commentary in the film’s only new bonus content. It turns out that John Hughes originally offered the role of Duckie to Anthony Michael Hall. Hall declined and the role ended up going to Jon…"Pretty in Pink: Paramount Presents on Blu-ray"
Gladiator, the Oscar-winning film starring Russell Crowe, celebrates its 20th anniversary with a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release from Paramount Pictures. The new release, available in a limited edition steelbook, includes both the theatrical and extended editions. With the steelbook, there is also access to a digital copy. The film tells the story of Maximus Decimus Meridius (Russell Crowe), a brave Roman general who ended up forced into slavery when the corrupt prince, Commodus (Joaquin…"Gladiator: 4K Ultra HD Release for 20th Anniversary"
The Academy’s Board of Governors is set to meet on Monday with the most pressing question being the delay of the 2021 Oscars ceremony. That next year’s Oscars ceremony is going to be delayed sounds like a no-brainer. An eight week delay doesn’t seem like too big a deal. After all, we’re still amid a pandemic so there’s no telling whether massive gatherings of this nature will be allowed. Will other organizations follow suit? So…"Oscars: Should The 2021 Ceremony Be Postponed?"
In just two paragraphs this morning, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences found a way to shake up the process for the 94th Academy Awards. The news comes as part of the equity and inclusion initiative, Academy Aperture 2025. It’s the newest phase in their ongoing efforts to advance inclusion in the industry and increase representation within the membership and film community. While today’s press release focuses on the Oscars, governance, membership, and workplace…"The Academy Shakes Up Awards Season For Oscars"
Jaws, the Steven Spielberg film that would forever change the summer blockbuster season, is now available for fans to watch in 4K Ultra HD. The film’s 45th anniversary is cause for upgrading the film to 4K Ultra HD. There’s over three hours of bonus content, which are held over from previous releases. Meanwhile, the limited edition includes a 44-page booklet with introductions, rare photos, storyboards, and more. With one of the most iconic scores in…"Jaws Now Available in 4K Ultra HD"