On May 16th, the Tony Kandah/Martin Morris-directed 1993 actioner L.A. Wars joins the MVD Rewind Collection with a collector’s edition Blu-ray. Thanks to the generosity of MVD Entertainment Group, EoM is giving away one (1) Blu-ray of L.A. Wars to one lucky… Read More ›
Radiance Films releases director Kinji Fukasaku’s crime drama “Yakuza Graveyard” on Blu-ray for the first time.
Photosensitivity Warning: During an interrogation scene late into the film a brief but prolonged flashing sequence occurs. Within crime stories, there is a specific subgenre born from Japan: yakuza films. These stories center on the lives or operations of members… Read More ›
Crime stories get a lot of play in storytelling. Could be as classic as Othello or as modern as The Legend of Jack and Diane (2023); stories in which someone either gets in too deep, trusts the wrong person, or… Read More ›
In the world of martial arts action, names like Jimmy Wang Yu (One-Armed Boxer), Gordon Liu (The 36th Chamber of Shaolin), Bruce Lee (Fist of Fury), Sammo Hung (Enter the Fat Dragon), Jackie Chan (Drunken Master), and Donnie Yen (Tiger… Read More ›
The Criterion Collection re-releases Seijun Suzuki’s “Branded to Kill” in a newly remastered 4K UHD edition.
Since November 2021, physical media boutique distributor The Criterion Collection has included at least one in 4K UHD in their monthly new releases. These might be first-time additions to their collection (Terry Gilliam’s The Adventure of Baron Munchausen) or remasters… Read More ›
This month Cauldron Films is releasing a 2K restoration of the action/adventure Convoy Busters with both archived and *new* materials! Distributor MVD Entertainment Group has generously given EoM one (1) Blu-ray copy to give away to a lucky individual. If… Read More ›
To say that writer/director M. Night Shyamalan doesn’t divide audiences is a wildly inaccurate statement because his work can arguable by defined as some of the most divisive work from a creator today. He always manages to do something with… Read More ›
Bite into the meat of Alberto Vázquez’s “Unicorn Wars” on home video thanks to Shout! Factory and GKids Films.
One never knows the gems they’ll find at film festivals. Sometimes they’ll be greeted by low-stakes lo-fi supernatural chillers that don’t match your vibe, other times you get to know an action comedy that delights all the same on subsequent… Read More ›
Celebrate the Christopher Reeve Era of “Superman” films in a 4k UHD five-film collection from Warner Bros. Pictures.
You’ll Believe a Man Can Fly. – Superman: The Movie tagline Everyone has their heroes. Athletes, actors, activists, first-responders — individuals that represent the kind of ideal you want to become. Me, I wanted to be Superman. Not because he… Read More ›
Myths, legends, and the stories that form the basis of regional culture are often the basis for artistic interpretation in music, books, and cinema. In America, there’s Lin-Manuel Miranda’s play Hamilton, reimagining the founding fathers as potentially far more honorable… Read More ›
Content Warning: Photosensitive viewers may have trouble enjoying Quantumania as there are many sequences involving flashing lights. The 31st Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) release is also the kick-off the fifth phase of the MCU as a whole and the second… Read More ›
Shout! Factory’s “Jackie Chan Collection: Volume 2 (1983-1993)” covers the gauntlet of Chan’s transitional period.
My first true introduction to Jackie Chan was in the summer of 1995. 15-year-old me witnessed Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction) give an enthusiastic speech about the infectious manner Jackie’s films had in the theater. Before presenting him with his lifetime… Read More ›
“ZEPPELINS. BOMBS. BORDELLOS. BURIALS. RIGG. REED.” This is one of several taglines attached to the marketing for the Basil Dearden-directed (Dead of Night) action comedy The Assassination Bureau, a film adapted from a Jack London (The Call of the Wild)… Read More ›
To not mince words about it, I used to be a very avid collector of movie-related art (within reason) and had a substantial collection of posters, steelbooks, one sheets, and so forth. It was something that I prided myself on,… Read More ›
“New Gods: Yang Jian,” the fourth film in Light Chaser Animation’s Investiture of the Gods Universe, comes home via Shout! Factory and GKids Films.
The New Gods series from Light Chaser is a refreshing approach to cultural stories. Each one of their films, even if not listed with the New Gods label (White Snake and Green Snake) allows the audience to engage with the… Read More ›
Radiance Films adds director Luigi Comencini’s murder mystery comedy “The Sunday Woman (La donna della domenica)” to their burgeoning collection of restorations.
Comedy is tragedy plus time. – Author Mark Twain Though Edgar Allen Poe’s 1841 story The Murders in the Rue Morgue is widely considered the first detective story, there’s a long standing relationship between murder and storytelling. Whether in dramatics… Read More ›
Though some suggest that elder Millennials are breaking the trauma cycles of past generations, there’s always going to be a bit of a struggle between generations as each individual struggles to figure out who they are in the world separate… Read More ›
There is something special about anthology movies that often get overlooked. They’re essentially a curated collection of shorts that, when brought together, tell an overarching story. Several movies have done this before, like the V/H/S franchise, The ABCs of Death,… Read More ›