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Blu-ray Review

HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Men, Women & Children’
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5 years ago

HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Men, Women & Children’

Fincher nailed it, earning a Best Picture nomination in the process with his 2010 Facebook feature “The Social Network.”

Reitman went the other, more direct, route, creating one of 2014’s biggest …
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HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Honeymoon’
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5 years ago

HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Honeymoon’

“Honeymoon,” available now on Blu-ray, isn’t another meta horror romp. It’s more about commitment and trust, plus the fear that the people we marry could evolve into something we never …
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HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘The Two Faces of January’
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5 years ago

HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘The Two Faces of January’

“The Two Faces of January,” out Jan. 13 on Blu-ray, trumpets its Alfred Hitchcock spirit in the press materials. It’s not just baited prose. We’ve got an icy blonde with a …
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HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Reach Me’
5 years ago

HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Reach Me’

It’s as if writer/director John Herzfeld had a bunch of random characters and half stories racing around in his head and he just started writing. To connect these half-baked tales, …
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HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Tusk’
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5 years ago

HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Tusk’

The “Clerks” director’s latest lacks Silent Bob, chronic underachievers or sexually ambiguous leads.

The film, available on Blu-ray Dec. 30, finds Smith stretching so far beyond his comfort zone you’ll want …
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HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘The Trip to Italy’
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5 years ago

HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘The Trip to Italy’

With Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon reprising their roles, The Trip to Italy follows two middle-aged men tasked out with reviewing some of Italy’s restaurant offerings.

With both actors playing …
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HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead’
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5 years ago

HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead’

Horror comedies, especially ones featuring the undead, all bow at the grimy feet of Simon Pegg’s zom-com. It’s an honor just to be in the same conversation as “Shaun,” something the first “Dead …
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HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Begin Again’
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5 years ago

HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Begin Again’

“Once” writer/director John Carney dares to disrupt that film’s shadow with “Begin Again.” We’re introduced to two more lost souls who find solace in song,

“Begin Again,” available on Blu-ray Oct. 28, …
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HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Snowpiercer’
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5 years ago

HiT Blu-ray Review: ‘Snowpiercer’

Both movies boast progressive themes in their DNA, including class warfare rhetoric, universal health care, open borders and global warming.

While “Elysium” collapsed under the weight of those talking points, …
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