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Blu-ray Review: The Nun

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A prequel to The Conjuring films, The Nun ends right before The Conjuring begins, making it also work as a stand-alone film. Set in 1952 in a small Romanian town, a delivery man finds a nun hanging from a noose …

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Blu-ray Review: Brewster McCloud

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Fresh off the success M*A*S*H, Hollywood gave Robert Altman the freedom to pursue virtually any project he wanted. Never known for his traditional storytelling methods, Brewster McCloud was his strangest yet. A combination of comic frenzy and gross out humor, …

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Blu-ray Review: The Swarm

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Producer/director Irwin Allen struck box office gold with a string of star-studded disaster films including The Poseidon Adventure (1972) and The Towering Inferno (1974). Based on a novel by Arthur Herzog, The Swarm, seemed liked a surefire hit given Allen’s …

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Blu-ray Review: Bad Ronald

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A 1974 made-for-television movie directed by Buzz Kulik, Bad Ronald is based on a book by the same name by Jack Vance. Ronald Wilby (Scott Jacoby, The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane) is a socially inept, awkward high …

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Blu-ray Review: Whitney

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Six years after her death, Oscar winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald (Marley) explores the life of Whitney Houston in Whitney. Given access to family, friends, and those who knew Whitney best, he uncovers some troubling revelations and provides some possible answers …

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Blu-ray Review: Designing Woman

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Released in 1957, Vicente Minnelli’s screwball comedy Designing Woman earned writer George Wells an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. The concept for the story came from famed, two-time Oscar winning costume designer Helen Rose, who fashioned a romance, equal parts …