Shazam arrives on Blu-ray, DVD

Shazam! arrives onto Blu-ray and DVD today a few months after the Zachary Levi-starring DC installment was released into theaters. The critically acclaimed film did over three times its budget at the box office.  After a few failures for DC, they were in need of its.  I think what makes this particular film work so well is the studio went outside the box.  This character certainly isn’t the first that people usually think of when…

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Captain Marvel arrives on Blu-ray

Starring Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson, Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel is now available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and Digital. In addition to setting up Carol Danvers as the cosmic superhero, the film also serves as an origin story for Nick Fury and Phil Coulson. BONUS MATERIAL (may vary by retailer): Blu-ray & Digital: Alternate Movie Versions Movie with Intro – An introduction by directors/screenwriters Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck. Movie with Commentary – Commentary by…

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Guardians of the Galaxy – The Road to Endgame

Make no mistake that Guardians of the Galaxy is one of the funniest movies that has ever been based on a Marvel comic book series. This film is so full of comedy, thrills, heart, and awesome visual effects.  What’s so surprising is that a film nobody ever thought would happen provides a whole lot of fun.  Credit this to Marvel finding properties that have potential to be hits.  This is exactly what this film is–a hit! If…

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Shazam! is A Fun Superhero Movie

Shazam! may not exactly be a campy superhero movie but once the action gets started, it’s clear that everybody is having a fun time. Shazam! introduces us to Billy Batson (Asher Angel/Zachary Levi).  He’s been running away from foster home after foster home.  When we first meet him, he’s looking for a Rachel Batson.  He was separated from his mother when he went after a carnival prize and never saw her again.  It’s because of…

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Captain Marvel: The Superhero We Need Right Now

With Brie Larson kicking ass in the titular role, Captain Marvel gives us a new superhero as the Marvel Cinematic Universe pushes forward. The introduction of Carol Danvers to the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes during a very trying time.  We only have an idea of who survived The Snap but so many more are out there.  The ending of Avengers: Infinity War shows that both Danvers and Nick Fury previously met.  This film does a…

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Serenity: A Letdown, Despite Best Efforts

There’s a whole lot of mystery behind the stakes that drive Serenity as the film finds itself landing somewhere mixed between noir and thriller. Baker Dill (Matthew McConaughey) finds himself in the same routine every day.  Over and over, he plays the same game off of Plymouth Island: catch the fish.  Everybody on the island as their place and they don’t really change up their routines at all.  One day, Baker is shocked to find…

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