Blu-ray Review: The Big Chill (1983)

Needless to say, the world is a very different place compared to thirty-five odd years ago and given the current state of affairs, a frightening one at that. I’m sure a lot of us are naturally longing for simpler times, which is why The Big Chill couldn’t have come to…

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Blu-ray Review: Top Secret (1984)

Most up and coming actors start with small roles on either television or film, but Juilliard graduate Val Kilmer came out of the gate with top billing in the spy-parody Top Secret! from the creators of Flying High and The Naked Gun. Now on Blu-ray for the first time ever…

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DVD Review: The Keep (1983)

Michael Mann’s gothic classic seemed to be an uphill battle from the start, with a troubled production compounded by limitations set by the studio. Completed as three-and-a-half-hour film, a two-hour cut was assembled for test audiences which were not positive, so The Keep was again trimmed prior to release, coming…

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DVD Review: Airport Collection

Spanning the course of an entire decade, Universal’s Airport series went from Oscar Nominations to the bottom the B-movie barrel. Now, forty years after the fourth and final joy flight, Airport: The Complete Air Crash Disaster Collection (I see what they did there) is out now on DVD from Australian…

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Blu-ray Review: Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

Some movies define their respective year and you cannot think back to 1991 without the Kevin Costner blockbuster Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves entering your mind, whether you want it to or not. I actually didn’t see the film in its entirety until last year but was well familiar with…

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DVD Review: Rollercoast (1977)

Coupled with disaster classic, Earthquake, the lesser-known Rollercoaster comes back to DVD, but this time uncut and remastered from Via Vision Entertainment. Boasting an ensemble cast of Hollywood’s finest, George Segal stars as an amusement park safety inspector who must track down a determined saboteur from targeting rollercoasters across America.…

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DVD Review: Coal Miner’s Daughter (1980)

I remember Coal Miner’s Daughter being one of those ‘event’ DVD releases during the format’s glory days and while I was a pretty avid collector of classic titles at the time, it was one of the few that slipped by me. However, the classic Hollywood biopic is back on store…

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