GKIDS, Shout! Factory’s New Miyazaki Doc Is An Engaging New Look At A Legendary Animator

Courtesy: Shout! Factory/GKIDS Films By Philip Sayblack Creating hand-drawn features is a dying art if not a dead one.  Computers have taken over the world of animation.  One look at the offerings on the big and small screen alike serve to support those statements.  For all of the studios and animators who rely far too much on computer generated animation, there are still some holdouts, rare as...

April 20th, 2019

CMG To Re-Issue Two Keaton Classics

Courtesy: Cohen Media Group By Philip Sayblack Cohen Media Group will release two of Buster Keaton’s classic pictures next month. The General and Steamboat Bill Jr. are set for release on DVD and Blu-ray on May 14 in what is being titled The Buster Keaton Collection: Volume 1.  Both movies are considered some of Keaton’s best works, and are even featured in the National Film Registry. The General...

April 19th, 2019

Devoted Movie Buffs Will Enjoy CMG’s New Buster Keaton Bio

Courtesy: Cohen Media Group By Philip Sayblack Buster Keaton is a legend among icons in the entertainment industry. His work early in his life on the Vaudeville circuit, along with his work in movies and television has gone on to be an unrivaled model for so many of today’s entertainers.  Late last year, independent movie studio Cohen Media Group paid tribute to Keaton and his timeless work with...

April 13th, 2019

Shout! Factory To Release New Sinatra Doc

Courtesy: Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack Frank Sinatra fans are going to get a new documentary on the famed singer this summer. Shout! Factory will release Sinatra in Palm Springson Blu-ray and DVD on June 11.  The 92-minute feature, directed by Leo Zahn, tells the story of Sinatra during his years living at the Rancho Mirage. The property, located just off of Frank Sinatra Drive, was what Sinatra...

April 13th, 2019

‘Space: 1999’ Blasting Off On DVD, BD

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Shout! Factory Shout! Factory is resurrecting the classic sci-fi series Space: 1999. The company will release the series on separate DVD and Blu-ray platforms on July 16.  The release marks the first time that the short-lived series, which came from the minds of Thunderbirds creators Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, will receive a full domestic release.  It was most recently...

April 13th, 2019

MPI Media Group To Release New ‘Donna Reed Show’ Box Set

Courtesy: mpi media group By Philip Sayblack mpi media group is bringing The Donna Reed Show to DVD again. The company announced via press release on Wednesday, that it will release The Donna Reed Show: Seasons 1-5 on DVD on May 14. It marks the first time that Seasons 1-5 have ever been released on one complete set. The seasons were previously released by mpi media group in their own standalone...

April 11th, 2019

Shout! Factory/Scream Factory’s Latest Creature Feature Re-Issue Is Another Great Classic Flick

Courtesy: Shout! Factory/Scream Factory/Universal Pictures By Philip Sayblack Universal Pictures’ classic 1950s creature features are among some of the greatest cinematic works in Hollywood’s rich history.  During their original theatrical runs, they were considered scary.  By today’s standards, they are anything but.  That’s okay though.  That is because they are examples of moviemakers...

April 8th, 2019

The Rolling Stones To Release Another Archived Live Show This Summer

Courtesy: Eagle Rock Entertainment By Philip Sayblack The Rolling Stones has been in the headlines a lot lately because of front man Mick Jagger’s recent health complications.  On the heels of the good news of Jagger’s recovery comes some more good news, this time about a new live Rolling Stones recording. The band announced Friday, that it will release Bridges To Bremen on June 21 via Eagle...

April 7th, 2019

Shout! Factory’s New Anime Import Will Generate Plenty Of Noise

Courtesy: Shout! Factory/Eleven Arts By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory is bringing the Japanese coming-age-age story A Silent Voice to American audiences.  Set for release on Tuesday on Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, the almost two-and-a-half-hour movie is a stirring tale of redemption that will engage and entertain anime fans just as much as it will those who might not typically be interested in the very...

March 31st, 2019

Shout! Factory TV To Air Super Sentai Madness Tournament

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Shout! Factory March Madness is back again, but it’s not the month’s only tournament. Officials with Shout! Factory announced Thursday, that it will launch the Super Sentai Madness tournament March 23.  The “tournament” will feature a livestream of Super Sentai episodes and will feature appearances by Power Rangers stars Karan Ashley (Mighty Morphin’ Power...

March 16th, 2019