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Screenshot Saturday: JSA-Joint Security Area (Arrow Video)

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The Park Chan-Wook classic, JSA-Joint Security Area, has hit blu-ray thanks to Arrow Video and we have the screenshots.

Import Corner: Shaolin Wooden Men (88 Films) Blu-ray Review

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88 Films keeps doing the Lord's work by bringing us another early Jackie Chan film in the form of Shaolin Wooden Men. The film may not be all that great, but the blu-ray more than makes up for that.

Tremors: Limited Edition (Arrow Video) 4K Blu-ray Review

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For years, fans have had to suffer with the subpar Tremors blu-ray. Arrow Video has come to the rescue, giving the film the attention it deserves, breathing new life into this classic monster movie.

Screenshot Saturday: Southland Tales (Arrow Video)

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This week, on Screenshot Saturday, we take a look at the brand new blu-ray for Southland Tales, Richard Kelly's follow-up to the cult classic, Donnie Darko.

The Beastmaster (Vinegar Syndrome) 4K Blu-ray + Blu-ray Review

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The Beastmaster has been a long time coming with people waiting for the film to get a North American blu-ray release since the format started. Vinegar Syndrome has come to the rescue with this wonderful edition of the film.

Blood Sisters (Media Blasters) Blu-ray Review

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Roberta Findlay's Blood Sisters makes it long awaited blu-ray debut with a brand new 4K scan and some really worthwhile special features.

Top to Bottom: The Films of John Carpenter

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Import Corner: I Know What You Did Last Summer Trilogy (88 Films) Blu-ray Review

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The "slasher boom" of the late 90's brought us a whole slew of slasher films, both good and bad. I Know What You Did Last Summer was the first to come out in the wake of the surprise success of Scream and is still one of the best known of the time. 88 Films has gathered all three film in the series together for the first time and given them the respect they deserve.

The Big Movie House's Favorite Blu-ray Releases of 2020

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2020 was a trying year for everyone. Thankfully, we had blu-rays (and other media) to keep our minds off of what was going on in the world. Here are my favorite blu-ray and 4K blu-ray releases of 2020.

2020: Our Least Favorite Films

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As much as 2020 was horrible in just about everything else, it didn't produce as many bad films as previous years. There were still bad films, but not enough for me to fill a full Top Ten list. Therefore, I have only done a Top Five list this year. 5. The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run (Paramount) Sponge on the Run, the third Spongbob Squarepants film is a travesty. This series used to be alive with imagination and wonder, but now it has been reduced to being an advertisement for a series that the now-deceased creator didn't even want. Paramount and Nickelodeon should be ashamed of themselves for making this thing. The film isn't funny, the animation style is distracting, and it leaves with too many unanswered questions. I really hated this film while watching it and I am reliving that hatred as I write this. Skip this garbage and just watch the original show.  4. The Hunt (Universal)  I can appreciate satire as much as the next person, but the satire in The Hunt is so

The Big Movie House's Favorite Films of 2020

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As everyone already knows: 2020 was not the best year for anything, let alone movies. Still, there were some great ones to be found and we have compiled a list of the ten that were our favorites. 10. The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Netflix) I am not the biggest Aaron Sorkin fan, but I have to admit that I was looking forward to The Trial of the Chicago 7. I am fascinated with this trial and I thought that the film was an outstanding representation of what happened and why. Everyone is really good, but it is Frank Langella who steals the show as one of the worst judges I have ever seen in any film ever and the film scaled it back because they feared that audiences wouldn't think it was realistic. This thing is on Netflix and should be seen to be believed.  9. Unhinged (Lionsgate) Unhinged was one of the first films back when theaters reopened in August and it made some money doing so. I thought that it would be your standard straight-to-video schlock given a theatrical release type of