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Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for December 22, 2023

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Happy holidays and welcome to a look at some of the highlights arriving this week.



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AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER: After its theatrical release at the end of 2022, the third-highest grossing film of all time worldwide (behind the original Avatar and Avengers: Endgame) is finally arriving on a variety...

‘The Iron Claw’ deserves some attention this awards season

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This film from A24 opens at theaters on Friday,  Dec. 22.

This reviewer is no authority on the subject of professional wrestling, but does remember watching it on television as a kid in the early 1980s. In fact, this era appears to have been something of a “golden age” that introduced viewers to some of the biggest names in the industry. While not as famous as personalities like Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant, the Von Erich brothers were also from this period and performed in leagues like the WCCW, NWA and WWE (known as the WWF during the 80s).

The Iron Claw is a biopic that tells their story, including their rise to...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for December 15, 2023

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Welcome to another look at some of the highlights arriving on Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD, as well as DVD. This is an incredibly busy week, with so many titles that a few micro-budgeted movies had to be cut from this article. Still, there’s something for everyone, including documentary, drama and biopics, to genre flicks and science-fiction. So, if you can’t make it out to the movies this week or need to stay indoors for a little while, be sure to give one of these features a try!

BIG NEW RELEASES!

BAD THINGS: A group of friends decide to take a vacation at a remote mountain resort. Since this is a horror movie, this kind of trip can only be a bad one. Friction arises between group...

‘Godzilla Minus One’ may be the best movie in the entire ‘Godzilla’ franchise

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This feature from Toho is currently playing in the theater.

2024 marks the 70th anniversary of an iconic legend in science-fiction film... a giant reptilian monster known to North American audiences as Godzilla. The success of the original Japanese film has spawned sequels and U.S. remakes (along with its own follow-ups) totaling nearly 40 titles. So, it should come as no surprise that Toho Co. Ltd. has decided to release a new feature based on the character.

Godzilla Minus One is actually a prequel to the 1954 original, making the task of creating a worthy effort even more challenging. Yet the final product ends up being...

Blu-ray/DVD New Release Roundup for December 8, 2023

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Welcome to another look at some of the highlights that will be arriving on Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD and DVD. There is a big sequel appearing, as well as plenty of quirky independent titles. So, if you can’t make it out to the movies this week or need to stay indoors for a few days, be sure to give one of these titles a try!

 

BIG NEW RELEASES!



DADDY DAUGHTER TRIP: A struggling inventor tries to make ends meet by donating blood and taking on odd jobs. Eventually, he and his wife end up having to reside with friends. Desperate to give his daughter the “Spring Break” trip of her dreams, he decides to plan a cost-effective vacation for the two of them that will still...

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