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Crank
House of Games
Funny Games
Blue Velvet
A Face in the Crowd
Police Story/Police Story 2
The Witch
The Mule
Night on Earth
Stranger than Paradise
Aquaman
To Sleep With Anger
Fantastic Beasts: Grindelwald
Used Cars
La Verite
Bohemian Rhapsody
A Star is Born
The Little Mermaid
Backbeat
Berlin Alexanderplatz
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Obsession
Mikey and Nicky
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
In the Heat of the Night
Night School
Halloween
Notorious
True Stories
Sawdust and Tinsel
Evil Dead 2
Some Like it Hot
First Blood
Rambo: First Blood Part II
Incredibles 2
Crazy Rich Asians
The Meg
Sisters
The Princess Bride
2001: A Space Odyssey
Sorry to Bother You
Matrix Trilogy 4K
Shampoo
The Naked Prey

 



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DMC Awards 2018!
Reader Mail
Learnt - Edward M. Baldwin

CD Reviews:

David Bowie: Blackstar (vinyl)
Paul McCartney: Band on the Run
Paul McCartney: Wings Over America
Norman Kelsey - Talent/Loving
Jo Potter - 8 Circles
Hanson - Underneath
The Eyeliners
Bat Country - Entertainment
Tammy & the Lords of Misrule

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THE DMC AWARDS 2018 ARE IN!
Check out our picks here for best releases of the year!

Check out our Blu-ray and 4K reviews library!

HOT OFF THE PRESSES!

May 21, 2019
We've got an early review for you today!

Takes a lickin'...
Crank is a pure adrenaline fest that's now making its way to 4K from Lionsgate today.  Our man Gordon has the story!

More to come!
Mike J

May 20, 2019
We're back with another big review!

No, not thrones
David Mamet's House of Games has come to Blu-ray from Criterion...check out Gordon's 4 star review to learn more!

More on the way!
Mike J

May 17, 2019
One last review to close out your week...

Nothing to laugh at
If you saw the American version of Funny Games, you saw director Michael Haneke's own remake.  Now, thanks to Criterion, you can see his original German version.  Our man Gordon tells all in his review!

Have a good weekend...more soon!
Mike J

May 13, 2019
Back with a big advanced review for you!

Now it's dark
Blue Velvet is coming to Blu-ray from the folks at Criterion; we gave this David Lynch classic a thorough look for you!

More on the way, including Crank, House of Games, Funny Games and more!

Mike J

April 29, 2019
Another big review to kick off your week!

News flash
Our man Gordon says A Face in the Crowd is Elia Kazan's greatest film...and most prophetic.  If you haven't seen it, the time is right to check out this new Criterion Blu-ray release!

More to come!
Mike J

April 18, 2019
Back with a big advanced review for you!

Chan-tastic
If you've never seen Jackie Chan at the top of his Hong Kong action game, you owe it to yourself to check out Criterion's upcoming double release of Police Story/Police Story 2.  We have the early look for you!

Back soon!
Mike J

April 11, 2019
One more early look for you!

That old black magic
I was quite excited to learn The Witch was coming to 4K Ultra HD from Lionsgate...and we were fortunate enough to give it an early look for you!

Not done yet!
Mike J

April 10, 2019
Another big new review for you!

Let us bray
The Mule returns Clint Eastwood to both sides of the camera.  How does it hold up?  Gordon has the look at this new 4K edition for you!

Not done yet!
Mike J

April 9, 2019
Another advanced review for you today...

Toro toro, taxi
Night on Earth tells the tales of multiple cab drivers in multiple cities.  This Jim Jarmusch standard is finally making Blu-ray from Criterion, and we tell you all in our sneak peek!

More on the way!
Mike J

April 8, 2019
Back with some big early reviews this week!

Waits and company
Jim Jarmusch's classic Stranger than Paradise is getting the Blu-ray treatment from Criterion this week, and we have the early look for you!

More to come, including The Witch, Night on Earth, The Mule and more!

Mike J

April 1, 2019
We've got a huge review lined up for you today...no fooling!

Swimming with sharks
Aquaman gives the underwater hero his first big screen solo adventure, and Gordon says it may be one of the best 4K presentations ever.  Check out his review of this Warner release to learn more!

More on the way!
Mike J

March 25, 2019
Back with a new review!

No snoring
To Sleep With Anger has gotten the Blu-ray treatment from Criterion, and our man Gordon has the story!

More to come!
Mike J

March 18, 2019
Welcome back, friends!  Kicking off the week with a big new review...

Accio 4K
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is the sequel to the prequel; how does it hold up?  Our man Gordon put the sorting hat on it and has come back with the full review of this 4K edition from Warner!

More on the way, including To Sleep With Anger, Aquaman and more!

Mike J

March 5, 2019
Another big new review for you today...

Driving humor
Used Cars is a comedy classic that's made its way to Blu-ray from Shout! Factory.  Our man Gordon took this new release for a test drive, and has reported back with a full review!

More on the way!
Mike J

March 4, 2019
Kicking off your week with a new review!

From a French master
Henri-Georges Clouzot is a filmmaker you should become familiar with.  This new Criterion Blu-ray of La Verite is a great place to start!

More to come!
Mike J

February 21, 2019
Got a rockin' new review for you today!

Killer Queen
Bohemian Rhapsody tells the tale of the legendary rock band with a legendary front man.  Does it do justice to the story?  We have the look at this Fox Blu-ray for more!

Not done yet!
Mike J

February 19, 2019
Another early look for you today...

Going Gaga
A Star is Born has been told many times; this time under the direction of Bradley Cooper, who stars alongside Lady Gaga.  It's out today from Warner, and Gordon has given the 4K Ultra HD edition an early look!

More to come!
Mike J

February 18, 2019
Welcome back!  We've got a big advanced review for you today!

Part of your world
The Little Mermaid is getting an astonishing 4K treatment from Disney, and we were fortunate enough to give this classic an earl look for you!

Much more to come!
Mike J

February 15, 2019
Closing out your week with another early review!

When they was fab
Backbeat chronicles the tale of the man who could have been in the Beatles.  It's an entertaining romp from Shout! Factory, and we have the early look at their new Blu-ray!

Have a safe weekend, friends...more soon!
Mike J

February 11, 2019
Another advanced review to kick off your week...

Nein hours
Yes, Berlin Alexanderplatz is a nine hour German movie.  Is it worth the time?  Yes...check out our early look at this Criterion Blu-ray to learn more!

More to come, including La Verite, A Star is Born and more!
Mike J

January 29, 2019
Back with another advanced review for you!

Holiday cheer
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is a different take on the classic story, and it's out today from Disney.  Gordon brings you the review of this Disney 4K release!

More to come!
Mike J

January 22, 2019
Another new review for you...

Can't stop thinking about it
Brian De Palma truly arrived on the scene with Obsession, now available in a much-improved Blu-ray release from Shout! Factory.  Our man Gordon has the full story!

Not done yet!
Mike J

January 21, 2019
Back with another advanced review for you!

Mob rules
Elaine May's film Mikey and Nicky is getting the Blu-ray treatment from Criterion this week...our man Gordon went undercover to bring back the review!

More on the way!
Mike J

January 16, 2019
Another advanced review to get you over the hump!

Counting the minutes
Gordon says 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days is a must-see from the Romanian new wave...it's coming to Blu-ray from Criterion, and he tells you all about it!

More to come!
Mike J

January 14, 2019
Back with another big advanced review for you this week!

Social justice
In the Heat of the Night was a Best Picture Oscar winner that combined a social drama with a gritty crime story.  It's coming to Blu-ray from Criterion, and we have the early look for you!

More to come!
Mike J

January 8, 2019
Another new review for you today!

Have a Hart
Kevin Hart's latest comedy offering is Night School.  Does it pass the test?  We signed up Gordon to study this new 4K release from Universal, and he brings the full report!

More to come!
Mike J

January 7, 2019
Kicking off your week with a big advanced review!

Tricks and treats
Halloween brings the story full circle, as Laurie Strode confronts Michael for the (last?) time.  We have the early look at this Universal 4K edition for you!

More on the way, including Night School, Mikey and Nicky, 4 Months 3 Weeks and 2 Days and more!

Mike J

January 3, 2019
Our first advanced review of the year!

A Hitch in time
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious has gotten the Blu-ray treatment from Criterion, and we're loving it...our review tells all!

More to come!
Mike J

January 2, 2019
Welcome to the new year, friends...let's keep the reviews coming!

Byrne baby Byrne
Talking Heads' David Byrne made a movie (it said so in the trailer), and that movie, True Stories, has come to Blu-ray from Criterion.  Our man Gordon has the true story!

More on the way!
Mike J

December 31, 2018
We're winding down your year and kicking off awards season at the same time!

THE DMC AWARDS ARE IN!
So, what was the best of the best of 2018?  Look no further...we put our heads together and laid it all out for you in our 18th annual DMC Awards!

Have a safe and happy new year, everyone...back with more soon!
Mike J

December 21, 2018
Wishing all our readers a very safe and Merry Christmas...we'll be back with more soon, including our annual DMC Awards!

Mike J

December 10, 2018
Back with another advanced review for you today!

The world's a stage
Ingmar Bergman's early classic Sawdust and Tinsel is getting the Blu-ray treatment from Criterion, but we have the early look!

More on the way!
Mike J

December 3, 2018
A big congratulations to my best friend (and occasional DMC contributor) Mark Wiechman, who married Joan Vogt this weekend...all the best to you both!

Back, and deader than ever
Evil Dead 2 is simply one of the greatest horror movies ever made.  Don't believe me?  Then check out our early review of this upcoming 4K Ultra HD edition from Lionsgate!

More to come!
Mike J

November 28, 2018
Back with a mid-week review for you!

A drag
Some Like it Hot is one of the all-time comedy classics, and it's gotten the Blu-ray treatment from Criterion.  We were happy to give this one a spin for you!

More to come!
Mike J

November 26, 2018
We're back and ready to work!

Bringing out the big guns
First Blood and Rambo: First Blood Part II have made their way to 4K Ultra HD releases from Lionsgate, and our man Gordon says fans can rejoice...check out his reviews for more!

More on the way, including Some Like it Hot, Evil Dead II and more!

Mike J

November 20, 2018
One more review for you this holiday week...

Heroes at large
Many fans wanted to see the sequel, now Disney and Pixar have finally answered with Incredibles 2.  Our man Gordon suited up to bring you the 4K Ultra HD review!

That's it for this week...the DMC offices will be closed for the holiday the rest of the week.  Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving, all!

Mike J

November 19, 2018
We have a special advanced review to kick off your week!

Asia major
Crazy Rich Asians is an old tale told new, and in wonderful ways.  We have the early look at this Warner Blu-ray, and you won't want to miss it!

More soon!
Mike J

November 12, 2018
Back with another early review for you!

Shark weak
The Meg pits Jason Statham against a giant prehistoric predator...sounds like a fair fight.  We have the early look at the 4K Ultra HD disc from Warner for you!

More to come, including The Incredibles 2, First Blood and more!
Mike J

November 9, 2018
Another new review to close out your week...

All in the family
Brian De Palma's classic Sisters has gotten the Blu-ray treatment from Criterion, and our resident expert on all things De Palma Gordon has brought you the review!

Back with more soon!
Mike J

November 2, 2018
We're wishing a very happy 50th birthday to my lifelong best friend and frequent DMC guest contributor Mark Wiechman...many happy returns, buddy!

A better Buttercup
Criterion has released The Princess Bride on Blu-ray, and it's a truly wonderful package.  Check out our review to learn more!

Have a great weekend...back soon!
Mike J

November 1, 2018
Kicking off your month with a big new advanced review!

A classic looks better than ever
2001: A Space Odyssey is my favorite film of all time, and I'm really pleased at the work Warner did with their upcoming 4K Ultra HD version of it.  You don't want to miss our review!

More on the way!
Mike J

October 29, 2018
Back with another big one!

Don't hang up
Sorry to Bother You is, according to Gordon, one of the most inventive satirical films you'll ever see...it's out on Blu-ray from Fox and he has the full story!

More to come, including the 4K of 2001!
Mike J

October 26, 2018
Finishing your week with a big new review!

Take the HDR pill
The Matrix Trilogy is making its way to 4K Ultra HD soon, and fans are going to love it.  We have the scoop in our early review!

Have a great weekend, friends...back soon!
Mike J

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