Mortensen, Ali Are Saving Graces For ‘Green Book’

Courtesy: Universal Pictures/Universal Pictures Home Entertainment By Philip Sayblack Universal Pictures’ new human drama Green Book has had made headlines nationwide since its theatrical debut late last year.  From the highs of taking home three Golden Globe ® awards to the controversy over how certain elements of the movie’s story were presented, to the controversy surrounding star Viggo Mortensen’s...

February 24th, 2019

Pricing, Packaging Saves 20th Century Fox’s Latest ‘Lost In Space’ Release

Courtesy: 20th Century Fox By Philip Sayblack Early this month, 29th Century Fox re-issued CBS’ classic science fiction action adventure series Lost In Space on DVD.  This new re-issue came a little more than three years after the series’ Blu-ray release, which was also distributed by 20th Century Fox.  It sadly is proof, though, that 20thCentury Fox is itself still a little bit lost when...

February 24th, 2019

New ‘NOVA’ Episode Needs No Rescue

Courtesy: PBS/PBS Distribution By Philip Sayblack Bridges are some of the world’s most important architectural structures. From the standard structures that span tiny creeks to larger, more intricate structures that take drivers to the greatest heights, bridges are pivotal to life in so many ways, yet many of the world’s bridges are being lost to time and the elements, including the world’s covered...

February 23rd, 2019

New ‘NOVA’ Episode Taking Audiences On Interstellar Journey Of Discovery Next Month

Courtesy: PBS/PBS Distribution By Philip Sayblack 2015 was a major year in the world of space exploration. It was in this year, that the New Horizons spacecraft gave humans their very first clear look at Pluto.  The pictures revealed a world completely unexpected, full of icy mountains and plains of frozen methane and nitrogen. When it completed that mission, its overall mission was not yet over. ...

February 17th, 2019

PBS Examines Apollo 8 Mission With New Episode Of ‘NOVA’

Courtesy: PBS/PBS Distribution By Philip Sayblack PBS Distribution is taking audiences into space again next month with a new episode of its hit science-based series NOVA. NOVA: Apollo’s Daring Mission is scheduled for release on March 19 on DVD.  The story on this episode follows the events of the Apollo 8 flight, the first of the Apollo missions that took a man to the moon. The mission came...

February 17th, 2019

Shout! Factory Adding ‘Legally Blonde’ Franchise To Its Shout! Select Series

Courtesy: Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack MGM’s hit Legally Blonde movie franchise is coming to Blu-ray. The Legally Blonde Collection is scheduled for release Feb. 26 exclusively on Blu-ray through Shout! Factory.  The two-movie collection is part of Shout! Factory’s Shout! Select series.  Pre-orders are open now through Shout! Factory’s store and via Amazon. In the first of the set’s...

February 17th, 2019

Shout! Factory Adds Martial Arts Movie Trilogy To Its Shout! Select Series

Courtesy: Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory is releasing a classic action movie franchise on Blu-ray next month. The Street Fighter Collection is scheduled for release on Blu-ray on March 26.  The set features all three movies in the franchise complete with uncut versions, new 2K scans of the movies and a variety of bonus features. The Street Fighter franchise centers on martial arts...

February 17th, 2019

Sci-Fi Purists Will “Dig” Shout! Factory’s BD Re-Issue Of ‘The Mole People’

Courtesy: Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack Forbidden Planet. Invasion of the Body Snatchers.  Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers.  Each of these movies is considered to be a timeless sci-fi cinematic work.  Each movie was also released in 1956 – obviously a good year for the sci-fi industry.  That year also saw the release of Godzilla, King of the Monsters, World Without Endand the equally beloved The...

February 16th, 2019

PBS Distribution Releases ‘AmEx: The Swamp’ Tuesday

Courtesy: PBS/PBS Distribution By Philip Sayblack PBS Distribution is releasing another episode of its history-based series American Experience on DVD this week. American Experience: The Swamp is set for release on Tuesday.  Based partially on author Michael Grunwald’s book The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida and the Politics of Paradise, this episode tells the history of the national park and...

February 11th, 2019

Time Life’s Robin Williams Profile Is A “Genius” Tribute To A Legendary Entertainer

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Time Life Robin Williams is one of the greatest figures in the modern history of entertainment.  From his early career in the 70s in San Francisco to his later years, Williams offered smiles, laughs and even deep emotional feelings to audiences around the world.  That is why his death in 2014 is one of the greatest losses that the world has ever suffered.  Finding a...

February 10th, 2019