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The Real McCoy (Blu-ray)

January 22nd, 2019|

Kim Basinger plays a burglar ex-con who's just been released from a 10-year stint and intends to go straight, when a big-time Atlanta crime boss kidnaps her six-year-old son and forces her to pull one last heist. She concocts an elaborate bank job but goes one step further and outwits both the bank and the mobster.

Zombie (Blu-ray)

January 17th, 2019|

Plot: What’s it about? Blue Underground is a film distribution label that has been around since 2002. They specialize in foreign horror and exploitation films. They have acquired some incredible titles in their library over the years including the first Blu-rays of numerous Lucio Fulci and Dario Argento films. Recently, Blue Underground has gone back to some of their better-known releases and given them brand new 4K transfers. One [...]

Once Upon a Deadpool (Blu-ray)

January 16th, 2019|

Fred Savage will join Reynolds in new scenes for ONCE UPON A DEADPOOL in an homage to Savage's starring role in the 1987 bedtime-story classic THE PRINCESS BRIDE. Fred remarked, "while my participation in this film was anything but voluntary, I am happy to learn that Fudge Cancer will be the beneficiary of this shameless cash grab"

The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection: Volume 4 (Blu-ray)

January 16th, 2019|

Plot: What’s it about? I always look forward to the next Pink Panther set even if I don’t always know what to say in a review. It’s not a difficult topic mind you, but after you discuss what to expect, the brief (usually around 6 minute) episodes kind of speak for themselves. The panther doesn’t speak outside of grunts and a hiss here and there. The animation is simple and so [...]

Black Widow (Blu-ray)

January 15th, 2019|

Broadway producer Van Heflin begins an affair with a young, predatory actress while his wife is out of town. The conscience-stricken Heflin decides to break off the affair, but before he can inform the girl of this decision, she is murdered in his penthouse apartment.

The Scarlet Letter (Blu-ray)

January 9th, 2019|

An erotic tale of forbidden love! Sexy Demi Moore (Disclosure, Indecent Proposal) heats up this powerfully sensual story of illicit love. In a time when adultery is punishable by death, Hester Prynne (Moore) becomes involved in a risky and scandalous affair with her town's handsome minister (Gary Oldman, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy).

Family Guy: 20 Greatest Hits

January 9th, 2019|

Are you tired of loving Family Guy just for the hilarious jokes, sidesplitting sight gags and outrageously absurd cutaways? We’ve got you covered! Celebrate the show’s 20th anniversary with this marvelously musical collection of 20 song-and-dance-filled episodes, along with a symphony of extras created exclusively for this release.

The Case of the Scorpion’s Tail (Blu-ray)

January 8th, 2019|

George Hilton stars in this devilishly entertaining giallo thriller about a garishly costumed killer knocking off people in Athens. Introducing Mrs. Baumer (Ida Galli) as the nominal heroine, director Sergio Martino then pulls a Psycho number by having her killed as she goes to collect the insurance left by her husband, who died in an airplane disaster.

Venom (Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray)

January 4th, 2019|

Investigative journalist Eddie Brock attempts a comeback following a scandal, but accidentally becomes the host of an alien symbiote that gives him a violent super alter-ego: Venom. Soon, he must rely on his newfound powers to protect the world from a shadowy organization looking for a symbiote of their own.

Philadelphia (Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray)

December 5th, 2018|

At the time of its release, Jonathan Demme's Philadelphia was the first big-budget Hollywood film to tackle the medical, political, and social issues of AIDS. Tom Hanks, in his first Academy Award-winning performance, plays Andrew Beckett, a talented lawyer at a stodgy Philadelphia law firm. The homosexual Andrew has contracted AIDS but fears informing his firm about the disease.

Air Force One (Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray)

November 12th, 2018|

Harrison Ford plays James Marshall, a onetime combat hero in the Vietnam War who is now President of the United States. While visiting the former Soviet Union, Marshall gives a speech in which he supports a get-tough attitude against both terrorists and a right-wing general and war criminal from Kazakhstan imprisoned in Moscow, earning him few friends in the Eastern Bloc.

The Real McCoy (Blu-ray)

January 22nd, 2019|

Kim Basinger plays a burglar ex-con who's just been released from a 10-year stint and intends to go straight, when a big-time Atlanta crime boss kidnaps her six-year-old son and forces her to pull one last heist. She concocts an elaborate bank job but goes one step further and outwits both the bank and the mobster.

Zombie (Blu-ray)

January 17th, 2019|

Plot: What’s it about? Blue Underground is a film distribution label that has been around since 2002. They specialize in foreign horror and exploitation films. They have acquired some incredible titles in their library over the years including the first Blu-rays of numerous Lucio Fulci and Dario Argento films. Recently, Blue Underground has gone back to some of their better-known releases and given them brand new 4K transfers. One [...]

Once Upon a Deadpool (Blu-ray)

January 16th, 2019|

Fred Savage will join Reynolds in new scenes for ONCE UPON A DEADPOOL in an homage to Savage's starring role in the 1987 bedtime-story classic THE PRINCESS BRIDE. Fred remarked, "while my participation in this film was anything but voluntary, I am happy to learn that Fudge Cancer will be the beneficiary of this shameless cash grab"

The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection: Volume 4 (Blu-ray)

January 16th, 2019|

Plot: What’s it about? I always look forward to the next Pink Panther set even if I don’t always know what to say in a review. It’s not a difficult topic mind you, but after you discuss what to expect, the brief (usually around 6 minute) episodes kind of speak for themselves. The panther doesn’t speak outside of grunts and a hiss here and there. The animation is simple and so [...]

Black Widow (Blu-ray)

January 15th, 2019|

Broadway producer Van Heflin begins an affair with a young, predatory actress while his wife is out of town. The conscience-stricken Heflin decides to break off the affair, but before he can inform the girl of this decision, she is murdered in his penthouse apartment.

The Scarlet Letter (Blu-ray)

January 9th, 2019|

An erotic tale of forbidden love! Sexy Demi Moore (Disclosure, Indecent Proposal) heats up this powerfully sensual story of illicit love. In a time when adultery is punishable by death, Hester Prynne (Moore) becomes involved in a risky and scandalous affair with her town's handsome minister (Gary Oldman, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy).

The Case of the Scorpion’s Tail (Blu-ray)

January 8th, 2019|

George Hilton stars in this devilishly entertaining giallo thriller about a garishly costumed killer knocking off people in Athens. Introducing Mrs. Baumer (Ida Galli) as the nominal heroine, director Sergio Martino then pulls a Psycho number by having her killed as she goes to collect the insurance left by her husband, who died in an airplane disaster.

Nemesis (Blu-ray)

January 8th, 2019|

Alex, a burned out LA cyborg cop, is forced by commissioner Farnsworth to find his former cyborg partner and lover Jared who's about to deliver sensitive data to cyborg terrorists who wish to wage war against humans. Is he being played?

Candyman: Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray)

January 3rd, 2019|

Researching urban folklore, a University of Chicago student snoops around the housing projects of Cabrini Green to find more about the legend of the Candyman who supposedly appears (whenever one looks into the mirror and repeats his name five times) to slash his victims with a metal hook. Only after she witnesses the atrocities herself, does she believe he exists. To her horror, he wants her to join him in his afterlife dimension.

Family Guy: 20 Greatest Hits

January 9th, 2019|

Are you tired of loving Family Guy just for the hilarious jokes, sidesplitting sight gags and outrageously absurd cutaways? We’ve got you covered! Celebrate the show’s 20th anniversary with this marvelously musical collection of 20 song-and-dance-filled episodes, along with a symphony of extras created exclusively for this release.

The Orville: Season One

December 13th, 2018|

The Orville is a live-action, one-hour, ensemble comedic drama set 400 years in the future that follows the adventures of The Orville, a mid-level exploratory spaceship, as its crew, both human and alien, face the wonders and dangers of outer space, while also dealing with the familiar, often humorous problems of everyday life.

Family Guy: Season 16

December 6th, 2018|

Season 16 of the animated series opens with Peter trying to make "Family Guy" similar to other award-winning shows in order to win an Emmy. Later the family gets a nanny for the kids so that Peter and Lois can focus on their relationship, Chris loses a valuable item, Meg takes up drinking, Brian gets kicked out of the house because of a racist tweet, and Stewie is forced to speak to a psychologist.

Money

July 13th, 2017|

Two wealthy businessmen are about to get away with $5 million in ill-gotten money until their plans are revealed by an uninvited house guest.

Tommy’s Honour

July 3rd, 2017|

Set against the early days of the sport and stunning landscape of Scotland, Tommy's Honour is based on the intimate and powerfully moving true story of the challenging relationship between "Old" Tom Morris and "Young" Tommy Morris, the dynamic father-son team who ushered in the modern game of golf.

Joe Bullet

March 2nd, 2017|

When a mysterious gangster starts sabotaging soccer team The Eagles' chance at winning the upcoming championship final, there is only one man who can save the day...Joe Bullet.

Impractical Jokers: The Complete Fourth Season

September 27th, 2016|

Four comedians and lifelong friends compete to embarrass each other out amongst the general public with a series of hilarious and outrageous dares. When Sal, Joe, Q, and Murr challenge each other to say or do something, they have to do it. And if they refuse, they lose. At the end of every episode, the biggest loser must endure a punishment of epic proportions. This season, the guys pose as hot dog vendors, gymnasts, waiters, clerks at a bridal shop and more. As for the punishments, from skydiving to the rodeo to the body piercing shop, they are bigger, badder, and funnier than ever before.

Impractical Jokers: The Complete Third Season

October 28th, 2015|

Plot: What's it about? You know, I think I've found more "hidden gems" while channel surfing in the past few years than in the last ten years combined.  What?  I guess what I mean is that there is so much television programming on these days, it's nearly impossible to keep track of what's on and what's not unless you do a little exploring.  Case in point, a few years ago [...]

iZombie: The Complete First Season

October 19th, 2015|

Plot: What's it about? Ahhh...zombies! They've made a big comeback in the last decade and have no signs of slowing down. Much like their nature, the zombie is a juggernaut that seems to have a life of its own. Shows like The Walking Dead have probably made the most of this newfound love for the undead, though there are dozens of films that have cashed in on these brain-loving specimens. [...]

Jane the Virgin: The Complete First Season

October 16th, 2015|

Plot: What's it about? At last count, I think I've got about 1298+ cable TV channels to choose from. Yeah, most of them aren't HD so I won't even consider watching something if it doesn't make full use of my television. Then again, a LOT of them are, so I've never got an excuse to say "there's nothing on." Then again, I've not said that in a while since I've [...]

Glee: The Sixth and Final Season

June 8th, 2015|

In the exhilarating, heart-rending final season of “Glee,” club favorites reunite and a new group of young performers takes center stage! Following her disastrously short sitcom career, Rachel returns to McKinley High to find Principal Sue Sylvester trampling the arts – including the glee club. Without missing a beat, Rachel and a newly single Kurt set out to revitalize New Directions, hoping for a shot at the national title.

Impractical Jokers: Season Two

October 29th, 2014|

"Lar-ry!" Plot: What's it about? You know, I think I've found more "hidden gems" while channel surfing in the past few years than in the last ten years combined.  What?  I guess what I mean is that there is so much television programming on these days, it's nearly impossible to keep track of what's on and what's not unless you do a little exploring.  Case in point, a few years [...]

The Mentalist: Season Six

October 3rd, 2014|

Plot: What's it about? There aren't a lot of good television dramas out there. Well, ok, there are, but they aren't on network television anymore.  Thanks to the success of shows like Breaking Bad, Mad Men and Game of Thrones, more and more shows are leaving the networks for a little more creative freedom on cable. And who's to blame them?  But a few years ago a little show called [...]