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DVD and Blu-ray Deals: 82% Off Flash Drives, MacGruber, Hellboy, Fnl, Judd Apatow Films, and Hundreds More!

28 December 2012 5:00 AM, PST | | See recent news »

After going through Amazon this morning, I've grabbed the best DVD, Blu-ray and Video Game deals and they're listed below. Remember, if you spend over $25 you get free shipping and many of the deals change based on inventory. So if you see anything you like, don't wait too long.  In addition, while not what we normally cover, if you've been meaning to buy a really cheap Usb flash drive (including Usb 3.0 drives), Solid State Drive (Ssd) or a CompactFlash card for a camera, Amazon's Gold Box Deal of the Day is up to 82% off Select Crucial and Lexar Memory. This one-day offer is valid on December 28, 2012, or while supplies last.  I actually just bought the 32Gb Usb drive for $15.99 (which is 82% off!).  Click here to buy. Video Games: Call of Duty: Black Ops II for the PS3, Xbox 360 or Wii for $39.99 (33% off) Assassin's Creed III for the PS3 or Xbox »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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DVD and Blu-ray Deals: Austin Powers, Rocky, Tangled, Watchmen, Star Trek, Scorsese, HBO Shows, and Hundreds More

23 December 2012 1:35 PM, PST | | See recent news »

Every Sunday Amazon changes a lot of their DVD and Blu-ray deals.  Remember, if you spend over $25 you get free shipping and many of the deals change based on inventory.  So if you see anything you like, don't wait too long.  Here are the highlights. Movies: V for Vendetta / Watchmen / Constantine (Triple-Feature) [Blu-ray] $9.99 (60% off) Martin Scorsese Triple Feature (Goodfellas / The Aviator / The Departed) [Blu-ray] $9.99 (60% off) Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery / Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me / Austin Powers in Goldmember (Triple Feature) [Blu-ray] $9.99 (60% off) 2001: A Space Odyssey / Clockwork Orange / Shining [Blu-ray] $9.99 (60% off) How to Train Your Dragon (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Dragon Double Pack) [Blu-ray] $16.99 (43% off) Tangled (Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo) $17.99 (55% off) Rocky: The Undisputed Collection (Rocky / Rocky II / Rocky III / Rocky IV / Rocky V / Rocky Balboa) [Blu-ray] $19.99 (71% off) TV: Save on Over 700 BBC Titles including Lark Rise to Candleford, Planet Earth, Doctor Who, and more Homeland: The Complete First Season [Blu-ray] $19.99 (71% off) Boardwalk Empire »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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It's Here! Black Friday 2012 Blu-ray and DVD Deals for Friday, November 23

22 November 2012 11:01 PM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

You didn't think the deals were done yet did you? You do realize it's called Black Friday Deals Week for a reason right? Strangely enough, while we've actually reached the Black Friday the deals will be continuing all throughout the weekend, but for today we still have plenty new deals and a bunch of deals that have been available all week to share. Notable deals included in Amazon's hourly lightning deals (see the schedule at the bottom of this post) include movies such as Moneyball, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Dark Knight, Sherlock Holmes, Prometheus, The Matrix, Iron Man, Battle: Los Angeles and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. It also includes television shows such as select seasons of "The Big Bang Theory", "The Twilight Zone", "Sons of Anarchy" and "Spartacus". The schedule for the day is listed below with new titles being added daily as I will continue doing the same thing every morning all week long. »

- Brad Brevet

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Happy Thanksgiving! Newest Black Friday 2012 Blu-ray and DVD Deals for Thursday, November 22

22 November 2012 12:00 AM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Happy Thanksgiving and welcome to the fourth straight day of DVD and Blu-ray deals from Amazon's Black Friday Deals Week. The schedule says deals begin at 8:20 Am Pst, but I have compiled a massive list of deals already that includes the first four seasons of "Mad Men", Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill films and Pulp Fiction for $3.99 each, Prometheus for $10 and the Collector's Edition of Citizen Kane on Blu-ray for $27.49. The schedule for the day is listed below with new titles being added daily as I will continue doing the same thing every morning all week long. If you want to check the full schedule, which was updated just this morning, you can click right here. Newest Deals! amazon asin="B0017JKEL8" text="Mad Men: Season One" ($9.99) Blu-ray amazon asin="B0027HOBM2" text="Mad Men: Season Two" ($9.99) Blu-ray amazon asin="B002LITRJ4" text="Mad Men: Season Three" ($9.99) Blu-ray amazon »

- Brad Brevet

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Even More New Deals! Amazon's Black Friday 2012 Blu-ray and DVD Deals: Wednesday, November 21

21 November 2012 7:00 AM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

It's Wednesday, November 21, 2012 and Amazon's Black Friday Deals Week continues this morning with the first new deals once again available at 8:20 Am Pst. The schedule for the day is listed below with new titles being added daily as I will continue doing the same thing every morning all week long. If you want to check the full schedule, which was updated just this morning, you can click right here. Today the scheduled deals include The Hangover and the hit UK series "The It Crowd" along with a few new additional deals such as... amazon asin="B000W4HIY0" text="Die Hard Collection (Die Hard / Die Hard 2: Die Harder / Die Hard with a Vengeance / Live Free or Die Hard)" ($19.99) Blu-ray amazon asin="B006U1J5ZY" text="Bond 50: The Complete 22 Film Collection" ($129.99) Blu-ray amazon asin="B0018QCXGY" text="Cloverfield" ($6.99) Blu-ray amazon asin="B002BWP3UM" text="A Prophet »

- Brad Brevet

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Take a Look at Some Early 2012 Black Friday Blu-ray and DVD Deals

16 November 2012 12:30 PM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

I will be doing my best again this year to find all the Blu-ray and DVD deals I can for you from Amazon just as I did last year. This year I'm also going to try and find some TV and Blu-ray disc player deals to throw in the mix as well. However, in advance of the 2012 Black Friday Deals Week, Amazon has already made available some pretty great deals on several DVD, Blu-ray and Blu-ray box sets that you may want to take a look at including the likes of Pulp Fiction, both Kill Bill films, The Godfather Collection, the Alien Anthology, No Country For Old Men for $5 on Blu-ray, Fight Club, three of the Twilight films, American Psycho, Trainspotting and more. I have listed all the deals I could find so far directly below, just click on any of the titles to check out their page over at Amazon. »

- Brad Brevet

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Hulk Hogan: 11 Big, Bizarre Moments, From Body Slams to Sex Tape

30 October 2012 6:05 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Funny, it wasn't until after Hulk Hogan had a reality show that his life switched into dramatic overdrive. The wrestling icon has settled his beef with Bubba the Love Sponge over a leaked sex tape featuring him and Bubba's then-wife, Heather Clem, closing yet another chapter in what has proven to be a most interesting read. But should we have seen this bizarre, er, run-in coming a mile away, what with Hogan's life having turned tragicomedy years ago? Here are 11 incidents that have made Hogan family history, for better or worse: Jan. 23, 1984: After bodyslamming Sylvester Stallone in Rocky III the year before, "Hulkamania" begins when Hulk pins the Iron Sheik to win his »

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First official image of (shirtless) Hugh Jackman in 'The Wolverine': Photo

24 September 2012 9:15 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent - Inside Movies news »

We’ve seen the shots of Hugh Jackman scraggly and bundled up on the set of The Wolverine, now comes the photo we’ve been waiting for — the first official image in which the claws are out. See it below.

He’s ripped alright, but maybe not as bulked up as before? Coming off filming Les Miserables, perhaps Jackman opted for less Dwayne Johnson in Faster and more Sylvester Stallone in Rocky III (when Apollo made him lean and mean to defeat Clubber Lang).

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- Mandi Bierly

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Sylvester Stallone Is A ‘Hunter’… Probably

20 September 2012 5:58 PM, PDT | | See recent LRM Online news »

There has been a lot of talk online over the past few years about Sylvester Stallone making one more Rambo film. Personally, I loved Rambo IV (or John Rambo, if you’re a purist like me) and would love to see another, and final, outing. That being said, I’d like to see Stallone keep Rambo in the reality the character was born in.

What am I getting at? Have a look at this synopsis for the novel Hunter by James Byron Huggins:

Nathaniel Hunter could track anyone, or anything, on Earth. Now the military desperately needs him for a mission that his ultra sensitive instincts tell him he should refuse. A beast is loose somewhere north of the Arctic Circle. It has already decimated a secret research facility and annihilated a squad of elite military guards. And the raging creature is headed south toward civilization, ready to wreak bloody devastation. »

- Philip Sticco

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Directors Choose Best Films Ever! Tarantino, Scorsese Make Their Picks!

27 August 2012 2:10 PM, PDT | Manny the Movie Guy | See recent Manny the Movie Guy news »

During the first week of August, Sight & Sound organized a poll that dethroned "Citizen Kane" as the best movie ever made. Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" took the title as the Greatest Film ending "Citizen Kane's" long run. (See Dethroned! "Citizen Kane" No Longer Best Movie Ever! Critics, Directors Pick Top 10 Films of All Time!)

Academians, archivists, critics, directors, and distributors all over the world were among the ones invited to participate in the poll. Now, Sight & Sound has revealed the choices made by our favorite directors (via Collider). Here they are (it's interesting to note that among the list of directors below, only Martin Scorsese, David O'Russell, and Sam Mendes picked "Vertigo"):

Andrew Dominik (The Assassination of Jesse James, Killing Them Softly)

Apocalypse Now (1979) . Francis Ford Coppola

Badlands (1973) . Terrence Malick

Barry Lyndon (1975) . Stanley Kubrick

Blue Velvet (1986) . David Lynch

Marnie (1964) . Alfred Hitchcock

Mulholland Dr. (2003) . David Lynch

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- Manny

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Newt Gingrich Settling Lawsuit Over Use of 'Eye of the Tiger' (Exclusive)

23 August 2012 7:57 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

As more musicians including Twister Sister frontman Dee Snider and Los Angeles rock band Silversun Pickups continue to object to Republican candidates using their songs in campaign rallies, no legal clarity on the subject is forthcoming. That's because in the only ongoing lawsuit over whether an Ascap blanket license covers the use of music on the campaign trail -- a dispute between Survivor member Frankie Sullivan and former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich over the use of the Rocky III hit song "Eye of the Tiger" -- the parties have informed an Illinois federal court that they are completing documentation of a

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- Eriq Gardner

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Cloudy 2: Revenge of the Leftovers gets a bizarre plot synopsis and reveals new cast-members

21 August 2012 11:17 AM, PDT | | See recent JoBlo news »

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs was a movie I got for my kids because I was tired of watching Cars over and over again. I had low expectations for it. Not only did the movie shatter those preconceived notions, but it added another movie to my parenting arsenal to ingratiate my kids into pop culture. The original featured Mr. T and Bruce Campbell. Since I couldn't show my toddlers Rocky III or The Evil Dead, this was their indoctrination into geekdom. I was pleasantly suprised to learn »

- Alex Maidy

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Hey Toronto! Twitch Presents First Blood At The Tiff Bell Lightbox, Saturday June 30th!

27 June 2012 1:00 PM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

Hey Toronto! Are you feeling burly?The Twitch-presented Beefcake series - a dual career retrospective of Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger - continues this coming Saturday with an 8pm screening of First Blood. Yes, it's the beginnings of Rambo on the big screen!1982 was a turning point in Stallone's career: even as the mega-grossing Rocky III took his trademark likable lunkhead into comic-book territory with the outsized villainy of Mr. T, the same year's First Blood became his first non-Rocky hit and began his transformation from sort-of dramatic actor to larger-than-life action star. Stallone stars as Vietnam vet and former Special Forces hotshot John Rambo (a part previously turned down by Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman and John Travolta), whose mistreatment at the hands of a »

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Celebrate 30 Years: Top Ten Things About 'The Thing'!

22 June 2012 3:00 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

We at are flattered and proud to be a part of the Alamo Drafthouse's Summer of 1982 super-mega-party festival extravaganza, and the film we've been paired up with is John Carpenter's The Thing. This is great news. Then again, this is the rest of the line-up: Conan the Barbarian -- Hitfix Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior -- Film School Rejects Rocky III -- Collider Poltergeist -- AICN Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan -- Badass Digest E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial -- Slashfilm The Thing -- (that's us!) Tron -- First Showing ..and a whole bunch more right here, including The Sword and the Sorcerer, Pink Floyd: The Wall, and Fast Times at Ridgemont High.  Those are All from 1982! We would have been happy co-presenting any of those movies, but...

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- Scott Weinberg

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Hey look, another 'Dark Knight Rises' trailer!

19 June 2012 8:05 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent - Inside Movies news »

The trailers for The Dark Knight Rises have been judicious with plot revelations. We all have the same rough notion that Christopher Nolan’s Bat-threequel is some vague combination of political allegory and stealth Rocky III remake, starring a villain who wears a mask that appears to be leftover from your totally sweet District 9 Halloween costume. But the latest trailer offers a bit of intrigue, with a captured Bruce Wayne mumbling “I’m not afraid… I’m angry” in his best Eric Bana impression. Also, Gotham is apparently being attacked by a roving band of Sandinistas. Watch and ponder: »

- Darren Franich

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'Dark Knight Rises' TV spot: 'Now you're just showing off'

15 June 2012 12:42 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent - Inside Movies news »

In a short but sweet Dark Knight Rises TV spot — the first since tickets for the July 20 release went on sale — a few new details emerge, or at least are reinforced. Gotham has finally become the peaceful city Bruce’s father envisioned, judging by the exchange between Gordon (Gary Oldman) and copper John Blake (Joseph Gordon Levitt). “When you cleaned up the streets, you cleaned them good,” says Blake. “Pretty soon, we’ll be chasing down overdue library books.”

But as we know, it can’t last. “It’ll liven up in a minute,” says Anne Hathaway’s Selina Kyle. »

- Jeff Labrecque

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'Dark Knight Rises' TV spot: Feeling strong now?

28 May 2012 10:58 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent - Inside Movies news »

Fans of Batman are always digging though the Dark Knight’s comic book archives when trying to predict where Christopher and Jonathan Nolan are going to take their hero next. But as The Dark Knight Rises comes more into focus following the release of a third TV spot, it’s becoming clear they might be taking their cues from an entirely different source: the Rocky franchise.

I’m kidding, of course, but there are a few odd parallels between what’s been teased in the trio of recent clips and Rocky III and Rocky IV  — at least if you really want there to be. »

- Jeff Labrecque

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Dialogue: Alamo Drafthouse Honcho Tim League Talks the Summer of '82, Novelty Programming, Fears of Over-Expanding and More

14 May 2012 6:00 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

At the beginning of March the Alamo Drafthouse announced ambitious plans to recreate the release schedule of the Summer of 1982, screening in order of their release Conan The BarbarianThe Road WarriorRocky III, Poltergeist, Star Trek II: The Wrath of KhanE.T., The Thing (which will be co-hosting!), and Tron. Well, their awesome time machine has arrived. Last Friday saw the first screening of the series (Conan) roll out, and it only gets cooler from there. We got on the phone with Alamo Drafthouse co-founder Tim League to talk about the elaborate endeavor and find out where the whole idea came from, what Tim remembers from the actual Summer of '82, as well as the future of the Drafthouse and what the company will do to...

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- Peter Hall

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HeyUGuys Reaction Shot – A Remembrance to Cinematic Summers Past

14 May 2012 5:00 AM, PDT | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Welcome to another instalment of our regular section in which members of the HeyUGuys family discuss a variety of topics concerning all things cinema.

We’ll pick a topic inspired by what’s happening in the world of film and invite our writers to voice their opinions, an invitation we extend to you. If you want to submit your own answer, or respond to an answer from one of our writers, then please do so.

With The Avengers making a seismic dent on the international box office and winning almost unanimous critical acclaim, Hollywood’s summer season is already off to a flying start. The excitement across the blogosphere is also palpable with the hugely-anticipated return of Ridley Scott to sci-fi land, and the concluding chapter to Christopher Nolan’s epic take on the Batman myth.

Add to that list a rebooted Spider-Man, further adventures within the ‘Bourne’ universe and »

- Adam Lowes

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Movies Chat: Guest Scott Weinberg, on Our Favorite Summer of Movies Ever

9 May 2012 3:03 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Movies Chat is our new work-in-progress chat show hosted by Managing Editor Erik Davis. Each week we'll release multiple episodes that feature 15-20 minute conversations with some of the web's most notable movie experts. This Friday the good folks at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas officially launch their "Summer of 1982" program, featuring screenings (many of which will be co-hosted by various movie sites, like ours) of a whole ton of awesome films that came out during the summer of 1982. We're talking Rocky III, E.T., Poltergeist, Tron, Conan the Barbarian, The Road Warrior, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, and The Thing ( will be co-hosting this screening on June 22). It was a dope summer, no doubt, but is it the greatest summer of...

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- Erik Davis

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