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

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

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

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

Shout! Factory Taking Audiences Back To The 90s With ‘MMPR: The Movie’ Re-Issue

Courtesy: Shout! Factory/Saban Brands By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory is resurrecting Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers: The Movie. The company announced in a news release sent Friday, that the movie will be re-issued June 4 on Blu-ray.  It marks the first time that the movie he been released on Blu-ray. The first of the Power Rangers big screen  flicks, this movie’s story sees is a standalone...

March 9th, 2019

Classic Creature Feature Gets Great Re-Issue Thanks To Shout! Factory

Courtesy: Shout! Factory/Scream Factory/Universal International By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory and its horror arm, Scream Factory are taking sci-fi fans back in time again next month with the release of yet another one of Universal Pictures’ timeless creature features. The Deadly Mantis is scheduled for release on March 19 on Blu-ray.  The classic low-budget b-flick was lambasted by critics following...

March 3rd, 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