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Jim Napier

Lover of movies and The Big Lebowski.

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I celebrate Brian De Palmas filmography, but it’s The Untouchables which sent me on a mission for other De Palma films. I have five favorite from his filmography. The Untouchables is one of my favorite. The Untouchables is one of the best looking releases in 4K this year. Case and

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Beverly Hills Cop II arrived on 4K recently. It was a release that I was excited to check out. In my opinion, Beverly Hills Cop II is the best film in the franchise. When watching this you get exactly what you’re expecting. This sequel just ups the ante with even

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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is a great film  that even those who don’t care for Westerns will enjoy. Jimmy Stewart is brilliant opposite John Wayne. Paramour released The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance in glorious 4K. If you have never seen this classic, I recommend making a blind

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I had the chance to review Heavy Metal which was recently released in a gorgeous steelbook. Take a listen to my review: Synopsis Based on the fantastical illustrated magazine HEAVY METAL, producer Ivan Reitman enlists the help of some of Hollywood’s animation masters to create the otherworldly tale of a

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Kino Lorber has released In The Heat of the Night on 4K. This release is a must own for film historians and fans of Sidney Poitier. Looking back at my movie watching favorites that still resonate with me today. It’s my favorite Poitier film. I love his other work, but

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Check out the second trailer for The Black Phone. Synopsis: The phone is dead. And it’s ringing. Director Scott Derrickson returns to his terror roots and partners again with the foremost brand in the genre, Blumhouse, with a new horror thriller. Finney Shaw, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is

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Check out the teaser trailer for David Cronenberg’s Crimes of the Future. As the human species adapts to a synthetic environment, the body undergoes new transformations and mutations. With his partner Caprice (Léa Seydoux), Saul Tenser (Viggo Mortensen), celebrity performance artist, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde

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Wherever David Cronenberg makes a movie with Viggo Mortensen, magic happens. A History of Violence is my favorite Cronenburg film, but this is a close second.  Vincent Cassel is the embodiment of evil as the son of Armin-Mueller Stahl, the boss of the Russian mob. I first was made aware of

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I am a broken record but never sleep on the bonus features. My personal preference is to watch the film with audio commentary if I have seen the film before. The commentary by Francis Ford Coppola is well worth the price of the set. There is so much to be

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Shooter has arrived in 4K in a stellar looking steelbook from Paramount Pictures. Their steelbook releases have been great so far. I’m interested in seeing what future releases are on the horizon. This is one of my favorite Mark Wahlberg action thrillers. He and Michael Peña are great together. However,

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You’ll be afraid to go back … in the streets. Well the Los Angeles streets made to look like St. Louis. The movie supposedly takes place in Missouri yet there’s not any shots of the Arch or the Missouri River. I love Alligator and it’s cheesy story. What’s not to

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I’ve watched Wayne’s World over 30 times easily. At least three times in the theater. I watched the film with commentary this time. This was one of my favorite commentary tracks that I’ve watched. The amazing Penelope Spheeris gave me so much information and background on the film. Growing up,

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I love F/X. It was a staple on HBO while I was growing up. I remember watching movies over and over again. Back then, there wasn’t on demand or DVR’s so you have to check the channel guide for when the next airing was. I’ve always love special effects. The

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In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Francis Ford Coppola’s Academy Award®-winning* masterwork The Godfather, Paramount Pictures announced today that the film will have a limited theatrical release in Dolby Vision beginning February 25, 2022 exclusively in Dolby Cinema at AMC Theatres in the U.S., as well as in international

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Here’s the first trailer for Indemnity. Written and directed by Travis Taute, The film stars Jarrid Geduld, Nicole Fortuin, Andre Jacobs, Gail Mabalane, and Tshamano Sebe. Synopsis: INDEMNITY is a high-octane action thriller written and directed by South African filmmaker Travis Taute (Netflix’s his series BLOOD & WATER) that follows

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Ti West is back with a new horror film titled X. Written and directed by West, the film stars Mia Goth, Jenna Ortega, Martin Henderson, Brittany Snow, Owen Campbell, Stephen Ure, and Scott Mescudi Here’s the synopsis: In 1979, a group of young filmmakers set out to make an adult

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