Comedy, Heart, Bonus Content, Combine To Make ‘Doctor Detroit’ One Of 2018’s Top New Movie Re-Issues

Courtesy: Shout! Factory.Universal Pictures By Philip Sayblack Truly diversely talented actors are hard to find in the current era of entertainment.  Sure, there are good actors, both male and female, but finding actors who show true diversity and talent within that diversity is difficult to say the very least.  Thinking briefly, some of the names that come to this critic’s mind are the likes of...

April 12th, 2018
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Shout! Factory, Twitch Team Up For ‘Ultraman Leo’ Marathon

By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory and Twitch are teaming for another classic TV marathon. The companies have announced Thursday that they have partnered to host a marathon of classic Ultraman Leo episodes.  The four-day marathon starts April 18 at 3 p.m. and will feature all 51 episodes from the original series.  It will run on Shout! Factory’s official Twitch channel. Ultraman Leo follows Dan...

April 5th, 2018
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Shout! Factory Announces Release Date, Specs For ‘Doctor Detroit’ Re-Issue

Courtesy: Universal Pictures/Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory is-re-issuing another classic comedy next month on Blu-ray as part of its Shout! Select collection. Doctor Detroit is currently scheduled to be re-issued in stores and online on April 24. It will be available exclusively on Blu-ray.  The movie, which debuted in 1983 via Universal Pictures, stars Dan Akroyd (Ghostbusters...

March 20th, 2018
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Shout! Factory Announces New ‘Shout! Takes’ Podcast Schedule

Courtesy: Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory has announced the next slate of episodes for its Shout! Takes podcast series. The series continues with an interview with Reginald Hudland, of Black Panther fame.  Hudland is most well-known for his role as one of the most respected writers of Marvel’s Black Panther comic book.  He also adapted the original comic book’s first six issues...

March 2nd, 2018
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IFC Films’ Risk Pays Off In ‘Walking Out’

Courtesy: Shout! Factory/IFC Films By Philip Sayblack IFC Films has, for the longest time, prided itself on releasing movies that strayed from the mainstream, opting for original content over copy cat flicks. Apparently all good things must come to an end, even for IFC Films, as has been proven in the studio’s new wilderness drama Walking Out. This 96-minute movie is a work that can easily be likened...

February 14th, 2018
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‘The Girl Without Hands’ Will Appeal To Grown-Up Fans Of Art Films, The Brothers Grimm

Courtesy: Shout! Factory/GKids By Philip Sayblack Cinderella. Hansel & Gretel. Sleeping Beauty. The Frog Prince. These are just some of the most well-known stories that were first made well-known by the famed Brothers Grimm. For ages, the brothers’ stories have both entertained and terrified audiences (depending on the story), of all ages.  Yet another of the duo’s tales — the lesser-known The...

February 2nd, 2018
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Shout! Factory, IFC Films Partner For New Wilderness Adventure Movie Release

Courtesy: Shout! Factory/IFC Films By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory and IFC Films have partnered to bring audiences a gripping new coming-of-age story centered on a son’s relationship with his estranged father next month. Walking Out will be released February 6 in stores and online.  It will be available on DVD and Blu-ray.  The story follows 14-year-old David (Josh Wiggins — Hellion, Max, Mean...

January 12th, 2018
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‘The Man From Planet X’ BD Re-Issue Shows There Is Still A Clear Place And Need For The Classics Today

Courtesy: Shout! Factory/Scream Factory/MGM/United Artists Science fiction and horror are not what they once were. They are focused so much on quantity than quality. The amount of special effects and over the top violence to be exact. That is something about which audiences did not have to be concerned during Hollywood’s golden era. Classic science fiction and horror — including even the cheesiest...

December 20th, 2017
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Shout! Factory Launches New Weekly Podcast Series

Courtesy: Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory TV has launched a new weekly interview podcast series featuring discussions with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry. Shout!Takes, hosted by Shout! Factory’s Brian Ward, is presented once weekly and features interviews with actors from the worlds of both film and television. The series debuted Dec. 15 with an interview...

December 12th, 2017
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