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  • 6/10/2018

    Another helping of Home Video Highlights has arrived with everyone's favorite action-seeking ducks leading the way.  Available now from Walt Disney Home Entertainment, click below for our thoughts on DuckTales: Destination: Adventure! (2018) and be sure to woo-hoo along the way!

  • 5/20/2018

    Available now from Disney Press, Sweet Dreams, Jack-Jack by Meredith Rusu treats readers to a sweet and comical bedtime tale centering on the youngest of Pixar's beloved super-powered family.  Inspired by the anticipated Pixar sequel, click below for our book review now!


  • 4/10/2018

    Available April 17th from Insight Editions, The Art of Ready Player One by Gina McIntyre explores the technologically challenging and artistically rewarding approaches in realizing Steven Spielberg's latest blockbuster effort.  Based on Ernest Cline's pop culture-obsessed novel, this fascinating look behind-the-scenes is a must have for movie art junkies and Spielberg fanatics alike.  Click below for our advanced book review now!

  • 12/18/2018

    A double dose of Disney television animation makes it home just in time to be nestled under the tree!  In our latest installment of Home Video Highlights we dive into the anticipated revival series of DuckTales: Woo-oo! (2017) and the continuing adventures of Rapunzel and Flynn Rider in their most exciting episode yet of Tangled: The Series - Queen for a Day (2017), both available now  on DVD from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.  Click below for our thoughts now!


  • 11/21/2017

    Just in time for Thanksgiving weekend, we invite you to prep that bird and bake those pies while we take care of your holiday-centered viewing schedule.  Feast your eyes and click below to catch up on our latest editorial, Cinematic Stuffing for Turkey Day Viewing!  Equipped with tons of recommended film and television specials from yours truly with detailed write-ups on each selection.  Enjoy our highlights and have a happy and safe Thanksgiving!

  • 11/3/2017

    Available November 7th from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, Cars 3 (2017) races home for its high-speed farewell!  Respected by his peers, fan-favorite racing champ Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson, Midnight in Paris) finds himself being pushed out of the sport he loves by a new wave of rookies with their eyes on glory.  Teaming with energetic trainer Cruz Ramirez (Cristela Alonzo, Cristela), McQueen is determined to prove he decides when he's out of the race.  Click below for our advanced Blu-ray review now!

  • 10/26/2017

    Available now from Walt Disney Studios Home EntertainmentVampirina is the new girl on the block with fangtastic fun to share with everyone.  Moving from Transylvania to the more human inhabited Pennsylvania, Disney Junior's latest program finds the young vampire adapting to her new surroundings, making new friends and embracing the spooky sides of her unique family.  Click below for our DVD review now!


  • 10/15/2017

    Available now from Disney PressOlaf’s Frozen Adventure Read-Along Storybook and CD by Suzanne Francis and Olaf’s Frozen Adventure - Olaf’s Journey: A Light-Up Board Book by Brooke Vitale bring the holiday cheer of Pixar's anticipated short film home in time for the jolliest time of year.  Click below for our book reviews of these charming short reads now!


  • 10/2/2017

    Available October 3rd from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017) crashes into the home video high seas! Billed as the franchise's final adventure, Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp, Alice Through the Looking Glass) finds himself hunted by the undead Captain Salzar (Javier Bardem, Skyfall) after cursing him to the Devil's Triangle years earlier.  Crossing paths with an old friend's young son and a resourceful astronomer, Jack must do battle with the ghost captain and his vengeful crew before he finds himself extinct.  Click below for our advanced Blu-ray review now! 

  • 9/10/2017

    Available now from Titan Books, The Art and Making of Alien: Covenant by Simon Ward sends readers through the production where no one can hear them scream.  Charting the creation of Ridley Scott's followup to Prometheus, the visual development and bleakly beautiful final product are all collected through insight by its makers and first-rate photography of its evolution.  Click below for our book review now!

  • 8/29/2017

    Available now from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season Three shifts into hyperspace as the members of the Ghost crew face their deadliest adversary yet.  Although growing stronger with the Force and enlisting new allies in their fight, young Ezra and his friends are confronted with Grand Admiral Thrawn, acting leader of the Imperial's mission to destroy the rebels, making survival less likelier than ever before.  Click below for our Blu-ray coverage of the exciting latest season now!

  • 6/27/2017

    Available now from Lionsgate, Power Rangers (2017) morphs its way to home video with high-octane action and heart.  Chosen by destiny, five ordinary teens come together as a superhuman team of heroes to defend Earth against the evil Rita Repulsa.  Returning to the big-screen for the first time in 20 years, click below for our Blu-ray review of this blockbuster reboot to the beloved television series!


  • 6/23/2017

    Available now from KL Studio Classics, The Scar (1948) centers on recently released prisoner John Muller (Paul Henreid, Casablanca) whose casino heist goes awry, making him a marked man by mobsters.  Relocating and impersonating as a familiar-looking psychoanalyst, Muller finds out that living as his doppelgänger also invites unexpected problems of their own.  Newly remastered, click below for our Blu-ray review of this thrilling noir!


  • 6/21/2017

    Available June 27th from Lionsgate, The Unholy (1988) possesses the Vestron Video Collector's Series in its Blu-ray debut!  Set in New Orleans, a hotbed for underground satanic worship, Father Michael (Ben Cross, Chariots of Fire) reopens the long-dormant St. Agnes Church after the unsolved murder of his predecessor.  Before long, more ungodly happenings occur making the chosen priest his church's last hope at survival.  Click below for our advanced Blu-ray review now!


  • 6/20/2017

    Available now from Shout Select, Car Wash (1976) sparkles and shines with hilarity and a booty-shaking soundtrack!  Starring a roster of character actors and comedy's finest, this working man's comedy spotlights the employee's of a bustling Los Angeles car wash and the comedic hijinks and kooky customers they encounter throughout their day.  Scripted by Joel Schumacher (The Lost BoysFalling Down), click below for our Blu-ray review of this groovy good time feature!

  • 6/19/2017

    Available now from KL Studio Classics, The Skull (1965) stars Peter Cushing (Horror of Dracula) as occult collector Dr. Christopher Maitland whose encounter with the skull of the Marquis de Sade proves truly evil.  Urged to be rid of it by a friend and fellow collector (Christopher Lee, The Curse of Frankenstein) to no avail, Maitland's nightmarish involvement with the haunted cranium descends him into madness.  Based on a short story by Robert Bloch (Psycho) and helmed by the great Freddie Francis (Tales from the Crypt), click below for our Blu-ray review now!

  • 6/15/2017

    Available now from KL Studio Classics, They're Playing with Fire (1984) comes newly remastered and hotter than ever!  The sexy Sybil Danning (Howling II: Your Sister Is a Werewolf) stars as a college professor who seduces her student and embroils him in a plot, along with her husband, to obtain her in-laws loot.  A provocative tale with twists and turns galore, click below for our Blu-ray review now!


  • 6/14/2017

    Available now from Arrow Video, Madhouse (1981) takes sibling rivalry to bloody new heights in this peculiar offering from Producer/Director Ovidio G. Assonitis (Beyond the DoorTentacles).  Still suffering mental anguish from her twin sister as a youth, Julia Sullivan (Trish Everly) attempts to lead a normal adult life until her horrifically disfigured other half escapes her hospital confines for a birthday surprise Julia won't soon forget.  Newly restored in 2K, click below for our Blu-ray review now!

  • 6/13/2017

    Available now from KL Studio ClassicsDon't Give Up the Ship (1959) stars funnyman Jerry Lewis (The Nutty Professor) as a dimwitted Navy officer whisked away from his honeymoon by Washington to locate the battleship he lost. Suffering a mental block and interrupted at every chance of intimacy with his new wife, an attractive psychiatrist is summoned to help the cadet recall the facts leading to the disappearance of his vessel.  Click below for our Blu-ray review now! 


  • 6/12/2017

    Available now from Shout Select, Where the Buffalo Roam (1980) Collector's Edition arrives with its original soundtrack, fully intact for the first time on home video!  Starring Bill Murray (Caddyshack) as gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson, the eccentric reporter leads a wild tale highlighting the many misadventures of his friend and ex-attorney Carlo Lazlo, Esq. (Peter Boyle, Young Frankenstein).  Click below for our Blu-ray review of this madcap feature now!


  • 6/7/2017

    Available now from Vinegar Syndrome, Malibu High (1978) finds a down-on-her-luck high schooler turned hooker sleeping her way to better grades until her scandalous lifestyle invites a world of crime and murder into hers.  An exploitation favorite with a wildly changing tone, click below for our Blu-ray review now!

  • 6/6/2017

    Available now from Walt Disney Studios Home EntertainmentBambi (1942) Signature Collection brings audiences back to the beauty of nature and all its majestic inhabitants.  A visual masterpiece from Disney's golden age of animation, click below for our Blu-ray review now of this treasured classic!

  • 6/5/2017

    Fueled on caffeine and junk food, we proudly present our new column, Up All Night!  In our debut installment spotlighting Severin Films' recent efforts all available now, we take a look at the horror-blaxploitation oddity Blackenstein (1973), the French/Canadian creepy kid feature Cathy's Curse (1977) and finally, the Bruno Mattei (Hell of the Living DeadRats: Night of Terror) nunsploitation effort The Other Hell (1981).  Night owls addicted to exploitation madness, click below for our Blu-ray reviews now!


  • 5/29/2017

    Available June 6th from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, Beauty and the Beast (2017), the most successful movie musical of all-time, waltzes to home video for viewers to fall in love all over again.  Brought to life under the direction of Bill Condon (Dreamgirls), Disney's latest live-action adaptation sparkles with magic and passion as old as time itself.  Be our guest and click below for our advanced Blu-ray review now!


  • 5/2/2017

    Available now from Disney Editions, Disney Pirates: The Definitive Collector's Anthology by Michael Singer takes readers on an adventurous journey through the seven seas of Disney's history with the scurvy buccaneers.  Exploring the appearances and makings of such cinematic favorites as, Treasure IslandSwiss Family RobinsonPeter Pan and of course, the Johnny Depp-starring franchise including its latest installment, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Singer's extensive work also covers the groundbreaking realization of the original 1967 Disneyland attraction and its enduring impact through the decades.  Look to the horizon and click below for our book review now!


  • 4/21/2017

    Available now from Abrams ComicArtsStar Wars Widevision: The Original Topps Trading Card Series, Volume One by Gary Gerani reprints the original 1995 series for the first time ever.  Collecting all 120 base cards along with 60 base cards from 1997's Special Edition Widevision line, click below for our book review of this exceptional series that is strong with the Force!

  • 4/20/2017

    Available now from Disney Press, Lead the Way by Ace Landers takes readers along for an inspirational ride with Lightning McQueen as your guide.  Encouraging young passengers to reach for the stars and follow their dreams, click below for our book review of this colorfully illustrated storybook inspired by Disney/Pixar's upcoming Cars 3.

  • 4/19/2017

    Available now from Disney Editions, Aladdin: A Whole New World - The Road to Broadway and Beyond by Michael Lassell takes readers on a magic carpet ride through the creative making of Disney's latest Broadway spectacle.  With insight from countless creative minds behind the production and lavish stills from the show, click below for our book review of this dream come true text for fans of the smash hit!


  • 4/17/2017

    Available April 18th from Anchor Bay Entertainment, The Founder (2016) tells the true story of McDonald's rise from small time eatery to worldwide juggernaut orchestrated by struggling former salesman turned franchisee operator Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton, Spotlight).  Impressed by the fast-making burger operation, Kroc catapults its success while swindling the company away from its rightful owners in this "only in America" tale.  Click below for our Blu-ray review now!


  • 4/14/2017

    Available now from Kino Lorber, Teen Witch (1989) casts a supernatural love story where high school introvert Louise Miller (Robyn Lively, The Karate Kid Part III), after learning of her lineage to the witches of Salem, uses her newfound powers to win the affection of her crush and become the most popular girl in school.  One of the decade's most beloved cult classics and packed with brand-new special features, click below for our Blu-ray review now!