Jun 222017
 

The Pink Panther Film Collection Starring Peter Sellers is a nice set, well 5 out of the 6 movies anyway, showcasing Sellers physical comedic style and those around him. Outside of Trail of the Pink Panther, these are well worth checking out.

 

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May 052017
 

Streets of Fire is a rare breed of film that features a unique yet familiar style and with some interesting casting choices, two of them brilliant with the young Diane Lane and Willem Dafoe.

 

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Apr 182017
 

Never Too Young to Die has received a cult following over the past 30 years with my first understanding only a year or two back when it was featured on Red Letter Media’s “Best of the Worst” series. Seeing it in its entirety for myself, it certainly has earned the bad its good moniker.

 

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Apr 172017
 

The Handmaid’s Tale is an unusual movie to get released to Blu-ray under Shout’s Select line though it’s likely due to Hulu producing a television series based on the novel. As it is, it’s a bit plodding at times but the acting is top notch from the Natasha Richardson to Robert Duvall as a despicable human being.

 

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Mar 252017
 

This 1984 Red Dawn is no doubt a silly movie with Cold War fear-mongering at the forefront, but I’d be lying if I didn’t have fun watching especially with this who’s who cast from the era.

 

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Mar 192017
 

I know Firestarter has somewhat of a following, I wasn’t as enthralled with this Stephen King adaptation although the performances by Drew Barrymore and George C. Scott were great.

 

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Mar 052017
 

While my opinion of RoboCop 2 dramatically changed, RoboCop 3 is still a crappy movie made by well intentioned filmmakers. The story itself is fine but the loss of Peter Weller was felt and like most movies that add kids into the mix (Alien 3), it’s rarely a good thing.

 

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Mar 052017
 

As Collector’s Editions go from Shout Factory, this might be the weaker of the bunch (only by comparison to the others), but this RoboCop 2 does contain a few actual features including a nice audio commentary and five solid featurettes delving into the origins and making of the sequel.

 

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