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Our Apple TV+ Review. Good, For Now.

Apple TV+ has been all the hype this weekend after launching last Friday, Nov. 1. But is it worth the $5 per month? We've spent a few days with the service to see if...
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The new Amazon Fire TV Cube compared to 1st-Generation

Amazon announced their second-generation Fire TV Cube this week and the new device is scheduled to ship on Oct. 10, 2019. But should you upgrade your existing model and buy the newer version? Let's...
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Read Our Review of 13 Hours on 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray

Michael Bay’s 13 Hours (also known as 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi) was released to Blu-ray and DVD back in 2016. But three years later Paramount Home Media has upgraded the movie to Ultra HD Blu-ray...
Sony UBP-X800M2 4k/HDR Blu-ray Player Hands-On Review

Sony UBP-X800M2 4k/HDR Blu-ray Player Hands-On Review

The new Sony UBP-X800M2 was released just days ago and we’ve spent some time giving the player a test drive. If you’re thinking about picking up the X800M2 here’s a hands-on review that...
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Read Our Review of Alien (1979) on 4k Blu-ray

Ridley Scott’s Alien (1979) is one of those films home theater buffs have been thinking about ever since the dawn of Ultra HD Blu-ray. For fans of science fiction, you can put Alien up there...
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Should you buy ‘Green Book’ on 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray? Read our Review.

3-time Oscar-winner Green Book is releasing to Blu-ray Disc, 4k Blu-ray and DVD on March 12th. If you bypassed the early digital release and have been waiting for the combo disc editions, you might still...
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Read our Review of ‘Overlord’ on 4k Blu-ray

With an estimated $28 billion budget Overlord isn’t exactly a B movie, but a rather expensive film under the supervision of J. J. Abrams that aspires to elevate the genre. Could Overlord have been made on a $5 million...
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Read Our Review of ‘The Umbrella Academy’ on Netflix

The Umbrella Academy is one of the better comic book TV adaptations we’ve seen, and doesn’t rely on digital effects that are often overused in motion pictures of the same genre. One of the...
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Read Our Review of ‘Bird Box’ on Netflix

Bird Box is a neatly packaged attempt at a psychological thriller but probably shouldn’t be classified as horror as it is on IMDB. The film has some unique moments, but is fairly cookie-cutter in its genre....
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Will ‘Bird Box’ Tempt Netflix With More Theatrical Releases?

You’ve probably seen some of the hype about Netflix’s latest original thriller Bird Box, which the company says was streamed 45 million times since premiering on Dec. 21 - the “best first 7 days...
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Read a Review of ‘Yellowstone”‘ Season 1 on Blu-ray

Yellowstone depicts daily life on the ranch: early rising, herding cows, horse breaking… but intertwines those routines with dirty politics, violent encounters between native tribes and the police, and the personal battles each character faces. Kevin...
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A Review of Netflix Original Film ‘Roma’ from Alfonso Cuarón

One thing that's great about Netflix having so much money to throw into content is the inevitable production of great work like Roma. The film, just released to select theaters this week, isn't available...
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A Review of ‘Mission: Impossible Fallout’ on 4k Blu-ray

Some have called Mission: Impossible Fallout the best MI film to date, and it very well might be. ’Fallout’ has all the ingredients of what made its predecessors great, only in a faster-paced 147-minute spectacle that...

Netflix Castlevania Season 2 Easter Eggs Only True Retro-Gamers Caught

The first season of Castlevania teased fans with a measly four episodes, adapted from the iconic Konami video games. Season Two of the Netflix original animated series, however, delivers 8 action-packed Easter egg stuffed episodes....

The Clone Wars Worst (And Best) Episodes: What To Watch And Skip

Star Wars fans suddenly went from divided to united, following Dave Filoni’s surprise reveal of The Clone Wars return during its 10-year anniversary panel at SDCC. Canceled in 2013 during the transition of Disney’s...
Disney's "Solo: A Star Wars Story" (2018)

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Review – Buy the 4k Blu-ray?

Solo: A Star Wars Story got hit with some pretty harsh reviews from critics and fans alike. But is it that bad of a film? Ron Howard did a great job taking over the project,...
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Review: ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’ Amazon Prime Original Series

Amazon just premiered their original series Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan available for Prime members only. The series takes the Jack Ryan character created by Tom Clancy but places him in a contemporary setting where...
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‘Ready Player One’ on 4k Blu-ray, Is It Worth the Extra $?

Are you still up in the air about whether to buy the more expensive 4k Blu-ray edition of Ready Player One? Maybe we can help you decide. Based on the novel by Ernest...
Netflix Original "How It Ends" (2018) starring Theo James

Read a Review of Netflix Original ‘How It Ends’

The Netflix Original How It Ends is now available to stream or download to select devices in up to 4k (Ultra HD) resolution. The feature-length film, starring Theo James, Forest Whitaker, Kat Graham and Grace Dove, was written by Brooks McLaren...
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A Review of ‘A Quiet Place’ on 4k Blu-ray

A Quiet Place is what you might call a “light thriller” with some unexpected scenes but  with a pace that's mostly anxiety and anticipation-driven. There is a bit of horror and sci-fi woven in but not...
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4k Blu-ray Review: Mission Impossible (1996)

All five existing Mission: Impossible movies release to 4k Blu-ray this coming Tuesday, so if you haven’t watched the first film in a while it’s a great time to get refreshed before the premiere of MI:6 ‘Fallout’ hitting...
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4k Blu-ray Review: ‘Annihilation’

Annihilation starts off slow as do many sci-fi films that build up to a main event or events. Personally, I like a sci-fi film that jumps right into the action like Mad Max or Pitch Black. However, Annihilation is...