Both Tolkien trilogies arrive on a fancy shared 31-Disc 4K and Blu-ray box set

The “Middle-Earth 31-Disc Ultimate Collector’s Edition” box set releases today, November 16!

For the first time, Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies are hitting 4K UHD together in a shared box chronicling the entire six-film saga.

I’ll be writing up a formal review of this package and…

New doc tells the behind-the-scenes story of the studio behind “da best of da best action movies”

The Ugandan film production house known as Ramon Film Productions, based in Wakaliga, Uganda (“Wakaliwood”) hit our radar in 2015 with the release of Who Killed Captain Alex, a deliriously bonkers, extremely low budget action movie that blew off the roof at Fantastia International Film Festival.

It’s beautifully shot and has terrific effects — I just wish it was a more fun

Please note the images in this article are low-quality iTunes snaps and don’t accurately reflect how great the movie looks, especially in terms of color — it’s more vibrant than these muted images suggest.

Landing divisively on DVD and Digital VOD this week, The Spore is the feature directorial debut…

No, really — a hilariously honest snapshot of navigating an insular community

Electric Jesus hits VOD platforms today, November 2

Electric Jesus. Well, that’s certainly a title.

The new musical comedy is set in the world of 80s Christian hair metal, following fictional amateur band “316” (as in John) as they go out on their first tour, a strange sojourn of churches…

Capping off the spooky season with a pairing of black and white horror films from Warner Archive

The Archivist — Welcome to the Archive. As home video formats have evolved over the years, a multitude of films have found themselves in danger of being forgotten forever due to their niche appeal. Thankfully, Warner Bros. established the Archive Collection, a Manufacture-On-Demand DVD operation devoted to thousands of idiosyncratic…

Austin Vashaw

Film yakker, wisecracker, tact lacker. Contributing Editor at Cinapse. http://letterboxd.com/VforVashaw

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