Comedy Legend Gene Wilder Dead at 83

August 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Comedy legend, and star of such timeless classics as Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Blazing Saddles, The Producers, and Young Frankenstein, Gene Wilder died today at the age of 83 due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Wilder’s nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman issued the following statement to Variety regarding the passing of his uncle: “We understand for all the emotional and physical challenges this situation presented we have been among the lucky ones — this illness-pirate, unlike in so many cases, never stole his ability to recognize those that were closest [...]

New on Blu: Blu-ray Releases for August 30th

August 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Looking to expand your Blu-ray Collection? Well here's the complete rundown of new Blu-ray releases hitting stores on August 30th. For the TV fanatics, Arrow, Shameless, and Star Wars Rebels each have their latest season hitting the Blu. For the movie lovers, there's The Jungle Book, Me Before You, and Barbarosa amongst others. It's all inside in the latest installment of New on Blu. [...]

Netflix Orders “The Punisher” Series Starring Jon Bernthal

April 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Netflix released the following press release announcing that the streaming service has ordered “The Punisher” to series, officially confirming the rumors from earlier in the year that the character would be getting his own show. This good deed goes unpunished! Netflix has ordered a full first season of “Marvel’s The Punisher,” continuing their unprecedented collaboration with Marvel Television. Jon Bernthal will reprise his role as Frank Castle, introduced to fans earlier this year in the second season of the Netflix original series “Marvel’s Daredevil,” with Steve [...]

New Blu-ray Releases For April 17th – 23rd

April 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

This week may be lite on quality releases, but I don’t think that matters considering a big hitter is finally landing on Blu-ray this week with the release of The Revenant. The Revenant of course racked up many awards, including finally getting Leonardo DiCaprio his Best Actor Oscar. The based on a true story drama brought in over $183 million during its run in theaters. The only other item of note, in my opinion, is the Doris Day and Rock Hudson Romantic Comedy Collection, but that’s really just because I like Doris Day. Here’s the full rundown of new Blu-ray releases for [...]

New Blu-ray Releases For March 27th – April 2nd

March 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Here’s the rundown of new Blu-ray’s releasing this week: March 29th: Concussion The Hateful Eight (Combo Pack) Point Break 3D (Combo Pack) Life Story The City of the Dead Humans – Season One Archer: The Complete Sixth Season The Pearl Button Forsaken Frightmare Cherry Falls The Sicilian: Director’s Cut The Gong Show Movie Exposed Corruption Pigs Murders in the Rue Morgue / The Dunwich Horror Sex World Code 7, Victim 5 / Moazmbique Blue [...]

Quick Daily Review #271: ‘Ash vs. Evil Dead’ Season 1, Episode 1: ‘El Jefe’ (2015)

November 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

‘Ash vs. Evil Dead’ Season 1, Episode 1: ‘El Jefe’ The king is back baby. First things first, what a treat it is to see Bruce Campbell back in the role he was born to play. This new series continues in the tradition of Evil Dead 2 and Army of Darkness (although since AoD is owned by a different distributor references to that flick are not allowed in this show) rather than the original Evil Dead and its gory remake from a few years back. This is straight up self-deprecating schlock—which may turn off some people, myself not included. Time has not been kind to our [...]