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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

Overlord (Paramount) (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital) Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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The Year 2018: The Discoveries

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Slasher Hunt 2019: Halloween (2018) (Universal) Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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Willie Dynamite (Arrow Video) Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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Shorts!: (Blu-ray Reviews Done Quickly) Vol 3. The Studiocanal John Carpenter Blu-rays: Escape from New York, The Fog, Prince of Darkness, and They Live

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Escape from New York (Studiocanal) Studio: Studiocanal Release Date: July 10th, 1981 (theatrical) / November 26th, 2018 (blu-ray) Run Time: 99 mins Region Code: B (locked) Picture: 1080p (2.35:1 aspect ratio) Sound: English: LPCM 2.0 , English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 , French: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 Subtitles: English SDH and French Slipcover: Yes Digital Copy: No Starring: Kurt Russell, Isaac Hayes, Adrienne Barbeau Written by John Carpenter and Nick Castle Directed by John Carpenter   Rating: BBFC: 15 (strong violence, brief sexual threat) This two-disc release of the 1981 classic, Studiocanal put a lot of work into this title (as they did with the other three Carpenter titles which will be talked about later.). The blu-ray’s transfer is taken from a recent 4K remaster and the results are amazing. This is the best the film has ever looked with detail being high and the darkness of New York being inky black. There have been a few releases of Escape from New