TNT, Kia Partner To Broadcast 2019 NBA Awards

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Turner Network television/Turner Sports Turner Network Television will broadcast the 2019 NBA Awards Monday night. The broadcast, sponsored by Kia, is scheduled to air at 9 p.m. ET on TNT.  It will broadcast live from Barker Hangar in Los Angeles, CA.  The event honors the top performers from the past NBA season with awards, such as the Kia NBA MVP, Kia NBA Defensive...

June 22nd, 2019

ESPN Networks To Air NBA Free Agency Specials

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: ESPN ESPN continues its off-season coverage of the National Basketball Association next week. The network will cover the start of the league’s free agency period on The Jump: Free Agency Special.  The broadcast is scheduled to air from 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday on ESPN2.  Rachel Nichols will anchor the broadcast. The NBA’s free agency period opens at 6 p.m. June 30. Prior...

June 22nd, 2019

‘The Illusionist’ Maintains Its Cinematic Magic In Its New Latest Re-Issue

Courtesy: 20th Century Fox/MVD Entertainment Group By Philip Sayblack MVD Entertainment Group has added 20th Century Fox’s period drama The Illusionist to its MVD Marquee collection.  The company is scheduled to re-issue the movie, which stars Paul Giamatti (Sideways, Cinderella Man, 12 Years A Slave), Edward Norton (The Incredible Hulk, American History X, Birdman) and Jessica Biel (I Now...

June 16th, 2019

Disney’s ‘Dumbo’ Reboot Will Appeal To The Movie’s Most Devoted Audiences

Courtesy: Walt Disney Studios By Philip Sayblack Walt Disney Studios is bringing its reboot of its animated classic Dumboto DVD and Blu-ray later this month.  The movie is scheduled for release June 25, just under three months after the movie made its theatrical debut.  The movie was met with lackluster reactions from viewers and critics alike during its theatrical run, according to figures from...

June 15th, 2019

True Disney Devotees Will Appreciate Studio’s Latest ‘Cinderella’ Re-Issue

Courtesy: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment By Philip Sayblack Walt Disney Studios is set to re-issue its animated adaptation of the timeless fairy tale Cinderella again later this month.  This latest re-issue comes roughly five years after the company last re-issued the movie, and for audiences who are attentive to movies’ bonus content, is certain to generate plenty of discussion.  They...

June 13th, 2019

CMG To Release Second Buster Keaton Collection Next Month

Courtesy: Cohen Media Group By Philip Sayblack Two more classic Buster Keaton movies are on their way. Cohen Media Group will release The Buster Keaton Collection: Volume 2July 9.  The two-movie collection will be available on DVD and Blu-ray. CMG’s forthcoming collection will feature Keaton’s classic movies The Navigator and Sherlock Jr.  Both movies were released in 1924. Sherlock Jr. finds...

June 12th, 2019

Shout! Factory Announces ‘Space: 1999’ Bonus Features

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Shout! Factory Shout! Factory announced the bonus features for its upcoming home release of Space: 1999 — The Complete Series this week. According to a news release sent by the company Monday, the 13-disc set will feature a variety of extras for audiences, such as new interviews with director Kevin Connor, actors Barbara Bain and Nick Tate, and new audio commentaries. Along...

June 11th, 2019

CMG’s First Buster Keaton Collection Is A Must Have For Keaton Fans, Classic Cinema Lovers Alike

Courtesy: Cohen Media Group By Philip Sayblack Early next month, Cohen Media Group will release its second pairing of classic Buster Keaton movies.  The collection will feature Keaton’s 1924 movies Sherlock Jr. and The Navigator.  It will also feature a pair of mini-docs – “The Great Stone Face” and “The Comedian” – as bonuses.  The collection is scheduled for release on July 9 on...

June 10th, 2019

Viewers Will “Find” ‘Finding Your Roots” Fifth Season Appealing

Courtesy: PBS By Philip Sayblack The fifth season of PBS’ popular genealogy-based series Finding Your Roots is officially available on DVD.  Released late last month, the three-disc set is a good offering, though is sadly lacking in at least one area, its packaging.  This negative will be discussed a little later.  Before touching on that topic though, it would be best to discuss one of the set’s...

June 9th, 2019

MPI Media Group’s New ‘Donna Reed Show Set’ Is A Positive Offering For Some Viewers

Courtesy: mpi media group By Philip Sayblack The Donna Reed Show is back again…sort of. For the first time ever, mpi media group released the series’ first five seasons in one box set last month.  The final three seasons were not included in the set because mpi currently does not have the distribution rights to those seasons.  This new collection, while not a full-series set, is still a welcome...

June 2nd, 2019