Shout! Factory’s ‘City Slickers’ Re-Issue Is Entertaining, But Priced Poorly

Courtesy: Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack Three years after its most recent re-issue, Shout! Factory has re-issued MGM’s classic comedy City Slickersagain as part of its ongoing Shout! Select series.  City Slickers: Collector’s Edition was released Oct. 16 on Blu-ray.  This latest re-issue of the classic buddy comedy/western is a good fit for anyone who might not already own the movie from...

October 22nd, 2018

Shout! Factory Announces Release Date, Specs For ‘Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey’ Re-Issue

Courtesy: Shout! Factory/Interscope Communications/Nelson Entertainment By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory is bringing back Bill & Ted again. The company announced Friday that it will re-issue Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey in a special steelbook packaging on Nov. 20.  Originally the last of the movies in the Bill & Tedfranchise (now a third movie apparently looks to be officially in the...

October 14th, 2018

‘The Carol Burnett Show’ Deserved So Much More Than It Got From CBS On Its 50th Anniversary

Courtesy: Time Life By Philip Sayblack Over the course of 11 seasons, CBS’ The Carol Burnett Show was one of the biggest hits for the one-time powerhouse network.  Its mostly family-friendly brand of sketch comedy was the type of programming that sadly has been so lost today.  Thankfully Time Life has, over the past four to five years, released so much material from that timeless series, for the...

October 14th, 2018

‘The Beverly Hillbillies: The Official Fifth Season’ Is Another Welcome Addition To Fans’ Collections

Courtesy: Paramount/CBS/CBS Home Entertainment By Philip Sayblack The 1960s is one of the greatest eras of the television industry.  It was during this great age that American audiences were treated to what has since become some of the most memorable television series of all time over just three networks.  ABC had Bewitched, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea and Batman.  NBC had Star Trek, Bonanza...

September 30th, 2018

Shout! Factory Announces ‘Dragnet’ Re-Issue Release Date

Courtesy: Shout! Factory/Universal Pictures By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory is adding another modern classic flick to its Shout! Select series. The company announced this week that it will release Dragnet on Oct. 30 on Blu-ray.  Originally released June 26, 1987 via Universal Pictures, the movie was an adaptation of the classic TV series, which rose to popularity in the 1950s and again in the ’60s....

September 22nd, 2018

Say Hello To ‘Bye Bye Germany,’ America

Courtesy: Film Movement By Philip Sayblack Hollywood has dried up, ladies and gentlemen.  That goes without saying. It’s been a while since American audiences have seen anything original from Hollywood’s “Big Six.”  Thankfully though, independent studios such as Level 33 Entertainment, Cohen Media Group, IFC Films, Anchor Bay Entertainment and Film Movement have taken over time and again...

September 16th, 2018

CMG Announces Release Date For New Rodin Biopic

By Philip Sayblack Cohen Media Group is bringing a powerful new biopic to audiences this fall. Rodin is currently scheduled to be released Oct. 2 on DVD and Blu-ray.  The nearly two-hour movie centers on the life of the famed sculptor and features Vincent Lindon (The Measure of a Man, Diary of a Chambermaid, Anything For Her) in the starring role. It is the latest offering from Jacques Doillon,...

September 14th, 2018

Shout! Factory Announces ‘SBTB: The Complete Series’ Bonus Features List

Courtesy: Shout! Factory/NBC By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory has announced the bonus materials to be included in the upcoming release of Saved By The Bell: The Complete Collection. The bonus features that will be included with the new collection are headlined by two brand new making-of documentaries — “Past Time at Bayside High: Making Saved by the Bell” and “Bayside’s Greatest Hits:...

September 14th, 2018

ESPN Announces Schedule Changes For Weekend CFB Broadcasts

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN Hurricane Florence is bearing down on the East Coast, and the impacts of its winds and rain are reaching onto the gridiron. A number of college football games have been either canceled or re-scheduled as a result of the storm.  This also has impacted the ESPN networks’ broadcast schedule of this weekend’s scheduled college football games. The updated schedule...

September 14th, 2018

Shout! Factory Announces Release Date For ‘Get Shorty’ BD Re-Issue

Courtesy: Shout! Factory/MGM By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory will re-issue MGM’s classic 1995 comedy flick Get Shorty this fall. The movie is currently scheduled to be released Oct. 23 as on Blu-ray as part of Shout! Factory’s “Shout! Select” movie series.  It will be presented in a new 4K HD scan and will feature new bonus materials, such as a feature-length audio commentary from director...

September 9th, 2018