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The Secret of the Sword

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"I've got that flying horsey in my sight" He-Man & the Masters of the Universe was a massive hit toy line and a massive hit animated TV series. He-Man ruled the airwaves in the 80s and it would only make sense to not only make a feature length theatrical film but also a new spin-off series with a new character! The film follows Price Adam/He-Man as he embarks on the search for his twin sister. Turns out that a new villain by the name of Hordak had kidnapped He-Man's twin sister shortly after birth and taken here to another dimension on a planet called Etherea. No one knows what happened to the little girl, Adora. But, with this information and with a magical sword, He-Man is on his way to find Princess Adora.  What much can be said of "The Secret of the Sword", it's not necessarily a film for cinemas as there is nothing special enough about the movie for it to warrant a theatrical release, other than the length of the film. The animation remains the

Space Jam: A New Legacy

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"So you want me, a talking cartoon bunny, to play with you, an NBA superstar, in a high-stakes basketball game?.... sounds familiar" A sequel years in the making to a movie that came out 25 years ago... what could go wrong? Well, apparently a lot! "Space Jam: A New Legacy" comes out from Warner Brothers and stars LeBron James. This movie has been in development hell for years. Originally, a sequel was planned in the late 90s with the title "Spy Jam" and was going to star Jackie Chan, but those plans fell through, eventually becoming "Looney Tunes: Back in Action" in 2003. But, the studio was still keen on making a sequel to "Space Jam". The years lingered on and we were promised a new film with LeBron James stepping in for Michael Jordan. Now, here is the where the problem begins. The film follows LeBron James from childhood to adulthood, much like the opening to the original film, we see LeBron as a child playing basketball. It is laid

Import Corner: True Romance: Limited Edition (Arrow Video) 4K Blu-ray Review

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The Tony Scott directed, Quentin Tarantino scripted masterpiece that is True Romance has been given the 4K treatment from Arrow Video. Is this a worthy upgrade or should you wait for something better?

Masters of the Universe: Revelation: An Honest Take

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So, MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE: REVELATION premiered this past Friday to hatred from fans. Why are fans pissed about how the show turned out? Well, let's start with some praise for the show. I don't think that the show is the trainwreck that many are saying it was. I don't like how the show changed the focus and got rid of the main characters, but I do think that it had to potential to be something very nice. It's not that nice, but there are things that help the show. of course, the animation is top-notch. This is the same animation house that has been doing the Netflix CASTLEVANIA tv show, so you knew the animation was going to be great. They were able to capture the look and feel of the original show while updating things to a more modern look.  There are some good character scenes too. In the third or fourth episode (they all run together), the people behind the show gave Orco depth and humanity. He talks about how his family was disappointed with the way he turned o

Shorts! Blu-ray Reviews Done Quickly (Last Action Hero 4K Blu-ray, Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot Blu-ray, Almost Famous 4K Blu-ray)

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We take a look at three recent home video releases: One is a notorious flop from a tried and true action star, one is thought to be a flop by a tried and true action star, but wasn't, and the last is a from the heart coming of age story about a kid who just wants to write about music. 

The Cat O' Nine Tails (Arrow Video) Blu-ray Review + 4K Blu-ray Review Update

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Cat O' Nine Tails is Dario Argento's second feature film as a director. Does he hit another home run or does the dreaded "Sophmore Slump" get the better of him?

The Bird With the Crystal Plumage (Arrow Video) Blu-ray Review + 4K Blu-ray Update

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In 2017, Arrow Video released a blu-ray of the Dario Argento giallo classic, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, sourced from a 4K restoration of the film. In 2021, we finally got to see this 4K restoration in all its glory.