Best Blu-ray Catalog Releases of 2016

Tweet 2016 was a standout year for physical media releases by any measure.  Classics, genre or current all had stellar releases.  Many small companies and labels made bigger pushes this year, and there were new kids on the block as well (looking at you Indicator).  The big boys kept being big boys, and some added another imprint (Shout! Select) Here, with apologies to new films, the focus is catalog releases.  Recognized releases take...

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The 80s?! 25 Reasons and 200 Films That Show The Much Maligned Decade Can Hold Its Own: Part 2

Tweet In a decade derided for ghastly fashion, terrible hair, some goofy songs (Pac-Man Fever or Wham! Rap anyone?) and some questionable behavior, the decades films unfairly get lumped in with the rest of the baggy, day-glow Aqua-netted pop-culture trough. The 80’s saw the birth of some great trends, some sublime genre pics, the last explosion of the traditional Hollywood Star, some great junk, and the first and last hurrahs of...

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