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Steelbook Blu-rays

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    The Purge: Election Year Blu-ray Review

    The Purge: Election Year rounds out a trilogy which has gone from strength to strength, delivering a politically-infused thriller leagues ahead of its home invasion horror origins.

    by Cas Harlow, Dec 24, 2016 at 9:37 AM

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    Agent Carter Season 2 Blu-ray Review

    Whilst Agent Carter's short-lived Marvel prequel series goes out with less of a bang and more of a whimper, at least it does so in glamorous 40s Hollywood style.

    by Cas Harlow, Dec 21, 2016 at 7:48 AM

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    Pete's Dragon Blu-ray Review

    Mining its own back-catalogue for revisions and remakes, Disney revisits Pete's Dragon to wonderfully homely effect, and gives us another demo Blu-ray release.

    by Cas Harlow, Dec 12, 2016 at 8:54 PM

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    The Transformers: The Movie Blu-ray Review

    Despite the commercial decisions dictating its plot twists, this has far more heart than anything Michael Bay has directed, earning a much-deserved 30th Anniversary Blu-ray release.

    by Cas Harlow, Dec 10, 2016 at 9:21 AM

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    Finding Dory Blu-ray Review

    Finding Dory doesn't quite find the magic of the original but does find its way eventually and certainly makes for a demo 2D/3D release.

    by Cas Harlow, Nov 28, 2016 at 12:00 AM

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    Preacher: Season 1 Blu-ray Review

    An astounding, outstanding vision of a near-unfilmable graphic novel series, Preacher receives a much-deserved, lavish steelbook Blu-ray release.

    by Cas Harlow, Oct 25, 2016 at 7:58 AM

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    Captain America: Civil War Blu-ray Review

    If you thought Winter Soldier changed the shape of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, wait until you see the Blu-ray release of Civil War.

    by Cas Harlow, Sep 7, 2016 at 7:53 AM

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    The Jungle Book Blu-ray Review

    Jon Favreau's live action vision of the original Kipling tale is certainly a labour of love, marrying visual majesty with impassioned performances, imbued with the same magic that made...

    by Cas Harlow, Aug 25, 2016 at 10:12 AM

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    The Huntsman: Winter's War Blu-ray Review

    Using a 300: Rise of an Empire template, Winter's War adopts a prequel/sequel approach to continuing the story from Snow White and the Huntsman.

    by Cas Harlow, Aug 14, 2016 at 10:11 PM

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    Batman: The Killing Joke Blu-ray Review

    Alan Moore’s 28 year old one-shot, The Killing Joke, is arguably the best Joker-centric graphic novel ever published, but it was never long enough to be adapted into a feature film.

    by Cas Harlow, Aug 8, 2016 at 10:12 AM

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    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice - Ultimate Cut Blu-ray Review

    There’s something undeniably seminal about pairing up DC’s two biggest hitters and even if the Ultimate Cut doesn't smooth out all the myriad flaws, this is an impressive Blu-ray release...

    by Cas Harlow, Aug 2, 2016 at 8:19 PM

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    Zootropolis Blu-ray Review

    Title-changes aside, this is another great effort from Disney, delivering smart laughs and colourful but clever chaos and once again hitting home with the young and old. And the...

    by Cas Harlow, Jul 24, 2016 at 11:51 PM

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    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Blu-ray Review

    Not just the greatest Star Trek movie, The Wrath of Khan is arguably one of the greatest movies of all time, and this new Blu-ray release does it justice.

    by Cas Harlow, Jul 21, 2016 at 7:28 AM

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    London Has Fallen Blu-ray Review

    The sequel to Olympus Has Fallen fails to even deliver retro 80s-style one-man-army action in a world of shifting geo-political landscapes. At least the Blu-ray is solid, even if there...

    by Cas Harlow, Jul 17, 2016 at 9:05 AM

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    Deadpool Steelbook Blu-ray Review

    Wild, witty, brash and bloody, Deadpool is a real labour of love brought to marvelous life by long-term fanboy Ryan Reynolds and delivered up on a tremendous Blu-ray release.

    by Cas Harlow, Jun 13, 2016 at 12:22 PM

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    The Revenant Blu-ray Review

    Beautifully captured and hauntingly scored, The Revenant’s powerful survival story remains striking on its near-perfect Blu-ray bow.

    by Cas Harlow, Jun 5, 2016 at 9:26 PM

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    Independence Day 20th Anniversary Blu-ray Review

    Twenty years on we return to the 1996 hit ID4, which arrives on UK Blu-ray with an impressive 4K-remastered dual-cut 2-disc feature-packed release.

    by Cas Harlow, May 30, 2016 at 8:05 AM

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    Creed Blu-ray Review

    A rare and elusive remake/reboot/spin-off which not only stays faithful to its legacy but also forges its own compelling path, Creed could very well be the start of its own memorable...

    by Cas Harlow, May 15, 2016 at 11:42 AM

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    The Hateful Eight Blu-ray Review

    Engaging but over-indulgent, Tarantino's foray into duplicitous murder mystery hooks you in the build-up, but doesn't deliver in its pay-off. Thankfully it impresses in every other...

    by Cas Harlow, May 10, 2016 at 7:42 AM

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    Ip Man 3 Blu-ray Review

    In what may well be his last martial arts-centric lead role, legendary Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen returns to one of his most memorable characters, that of Bruce Lee’s mentor, Ip Man.

    by Cas Harlow, Apr 26, 2016 at 7:17 AM

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    Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Blu-ray Review

    Undoubtedly better than anybody could have ever expected, this resoundingly good reboot breathes new life into the Star Wars franchise, and Disney's Blu-ray release continues to impress...

    by Cas Harlow, Apr 16, 2016 at 9:06 AM

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    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Blu-ray Review

    Although the flaws only further emphasise the fact that these two parts could have been combined into one, Mockingjay Part 2 remains a fitting enough conclusion to a solid franchise and...

    by Cas Harlow, Mar 23, 2016 at 7:48 AM

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    The Good Dinosaur Blu-ray Review

    Blending a Land Before Time setting and theme with a typically innovative Pixar twist or two, their latest animated feature makes for a top tier Blu-ray release with superb video, audio...

    by Cas Harlow, Mar 21, 2016 at 7:29 AM

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    The Color of Money Blu-ray Review

    Scorsese’s 1986 sequel to The Hustler may be a highlight in the latter half of Newman’s celebrated career but this Blu-ray steelbook release is a disappointment.

    by Cas Harlow, Mar 15, 2016 at 7:25 AM

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    Game of Thrones Season 5 Blu-ray Review

    The fifth season of the global phenomenon that is Game of Thrones comes to reference Blu-ray with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack.

    by Simon Crust, Mar 12, 2016 at 8:45 AM

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    The Last Witch Hunter Blu-ray Review

    There’s some strong world-building here, so it's a shame to realise that the flawed efforts of the director and unrealistic enthusiasms of the star have probably killed this franchise...

    by Cas Harlow, Mar 8, 2016 at 7:37 AM

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    SPECTRE Blu-ray Review

    Despite any misgivings about the film, the Blu-ray of SPECTRE offers an impressive picture and sound, satisfying most fans as they complete their Bond collection.

    by Cas Harlow, Feb 26, 2016 at 2:59 PM

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    Crimson Peak Blu-ray Review

    Crimson Peak blends ghosts, horror and romance but fails to excel beyond its lavish gothic trappings. Still, the Blu-ray disc is largely excellent and even includes a DTS:X soundtrack.

    by Cas Harlow, Feb 23, 2016 at 9:46 AM

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    Macbeth Blu-ray Review

    Stylish and atmospheric, yet eminently faithful to the original text, Justin Kurzel’s sophomore mastering of the classic Shakespeare tragedy Macbeth is an accomplished, resonant piece.

    by Cas Harlow, Feb 2, 2016 at 6:52 AM

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    Sicario Blu-ray Review

    Thrumming with a violent intensity, Denis Villeneuve’s latest mystery thriller pulls no punches in its assault on South American drug cartels, and this UK Blu-ray release pulls no...

    by Cas Harlow, Feb 1, 2016 at 11:57 AM