Blu-ray Review: Goofy ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ is Worth a Look

Chicago – Knock me over with a feather kids, but I enjoyed “Transformers: The Last Knight.” Maybe it was in comparison to the others or maybe director Michael Bay has beaten me into submission, but this one had the right story elements and casting to make it work, with exceptions of course. It’s goofiness is its charm, and it was released on Blu-Ray/DVD on September 26th, 2017 (Digital HD already available).

Rating: 3.5/5.0

The two essential things that made the film more tolerable was Anthony Hopkins and Laura Haddock, two Brits who brought some performance parts that made me laugh in their earnestness – Sir Anthony was particularly bizarre. The story is tied into the Arthurian legend, and begins on a knights-of-the-round-table battlefield, and somehow that gave a bit more understanding to what was going on, which was decidedly lacking in previous films. The rest will be pretty familiar to the Transformers’ universe and fan base,
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A New Exhibit Shows the Way Selena Quintanilla Forever Changed the World of Marketing

A New Exhibit Shows the Way Selena Quintanilla Forever Changed the World of Marketing
The late singer Selena Quintanilla, who rose to international stardom for her music in the 80s and 90s, isn’t known for influencing the history of marketing, but according to a new exhibit at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., she should be.

On September 12th, the museum showcased a rarely seen side of Quintanilla’s career: her role in changing the world of marketing. Due to her massive appeal to both general and Latino markets, advertisers began targeting specific demographics for the first time.

In 1989, for example, Coca-Cola recruited the Queen of Tejano to be a spokesperson.
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12 Brands to Shop Today to Help Support Hurricane Relief

Hurricane Harvey has devastated the city of Houston, Texas and its surrounding areas, Hurricane Irma slammed Florida and the Caribbean and Hurricane Maria has devastated Puerto Rico. These cities and countries remain in recovery as thousands of people remain stranded while rescue efforts are still underway. These twelve fashion and beauty brands are lending a helping hand by donating proceeds from purchases to various charities and organizations to aid the victims of the unprecedented storm. By making a purchase, you’ll also be making a donation to The American Red Cross, The United Way, The Houston Food Bank or animal
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Miranda Lambert Writes Loving Post for 2-Year Anniversary with Boyfriend Anderson East

Miranda Lambert Writes Loving Post for 2-Year Anniversary with Boyfriend Anderson East
Two years flew by.

Miranda Lambert marked her second anniversary with Anderson East Tuesday by sharing a sweet snap on Instagram of herself and her musical beau sharing a kiss.

“‘Oh how I remember well, sunset on September 12th…’ #PushingTime #2yearstoday❤️#bamaboy @andersoneast @bfluke,” she wrote in the caption.

The singer attended the Hand in Hand telethon – which is raised money for victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma — on Tuesday where she sang “If It Wasn’t For Texas” with George Strait.

Lambert, 33, and East, 30, began dating in September 2015, around three months after she and ex Blake Shelton announced they were separating.
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Miranda Lambert Celebrates 2-Year Anniversary With Anderson East

Miranda Lambert Celebrates 2-Year Anniversary With Anderson East
Two years down and still going strong! Miranda Lambert and Anderson East are celebrating their second anniversary today. The 33-year-old country singer took to Instagram on Tuesday to share news of the special occasion with her followers.  "'Oh how I remember well, sunset on September 12th...' #PushingTime #2yearstoday #bamaboy @andersoneast," Lambert wrote alongside a photo of her kissing her boyfriend's cheek. Fans of the singer and East might recognize those lyrics, they're from the couple's duet called "Pushin' Time," which appeared on Lambert's 2016 album, The Weight of These Wings. News of the couple's relationship first broke in Dec. 2015.,...
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Hurricane Harvey, Irma Relief Telethon: How to Watch Star-Studded Event

Hurricane Harvey, Irma Relief Telethon: How to Watch Star-Studded Event
The live televised 'Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief' telethon will include appearances and performances from Beyonce, George Clooney, Oprah Winfrey, Drake, Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake, Dave Matthews, Travis Scott and Leonardo DiCaprio

The one-hour telethon, originally organized to help raise funds for victims of Hurricane Harvey, has since been expanded to also raise money for those affected by Hurricane Irma. It will air September 12th at 8 p.m. Et (and then again at 8 p.m Pt) on ABC, NBC, CBS, Bet, Bravo, Cmt, E!, Fox,
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Movie Talk: J.J. Abrams Directing ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

On this episode of Collider Movie Talk (Tuesday September 12th, 2017) Mark Ellis, Jon Schnepp, Perri Nemiroff, Dennis Tzeng, Natasha Martinez and Wendy Lee discuss the following: Patty Jenkins closes record deal to direct Wonder Woman 2; now highest-paid female filmmaker in history Rian Johnson has no plan to direct Star Wars Episode IX (for now) Opening This Week – American Assassin Leonardo DiCaprio wants to play Stan Lee in biopic, according to Stan Lee Breaking: J.J. Abrams Named As Writer And Director Of Star Wars Episode IX Daniel Dae Kim in negotiations to replace Ed Skrein in Hellboy …
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September 12th Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include The Mummy (2017), Phenomena, The Resurrected

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This week’s list of horror-themed home entertainment releases is almost exhausting, as we have well over 30 titles coming our way on September 12th. For those who may have missed them in theaters earlier this year, you can now finally catch up with both The Mummy (2017) and It Comes At Night, as they’re both headed home on multiple formats.

Cult film fans should keep an eye out for an array of releases this Tuesday, including The Fox With A Velvet Tail, The Resurrected, the standard two-disc Blu-ray for Dario Argento’s Phenomena, The Creep Behind the Camera, Spider, and Don Coscarelli’s entire Phantasm series comes home in a five-disc DVD set from Well Go USA.

Other notable releases for September 12th include The Ghoul, Dead Again in Tombstone, The Hatred, Ruby, Tobor the Great, and Night Gallery: The Complete Series.

The Fox With A Velvet Tail (Mondo Macabro,
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Contest: Win The Resurrected on Blu-ray

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Several years after unleashing clever zombies with an appetite for brains in The Return of the Living Dead, Dan O'Bannon turned his attention to H.P. Lovecraft with The Resurrected, coming to home media in high definition on September 12th, and we've been provided with three Blu-ray copies to give away to lucky Daily Dead readers.


Prize Details: (3) Winners will receive (1) Blu-ray copy of The Resurrected.

How to Enter: We're giving Daily Dead readers multiple chances to enter and win:

1. Instagram: Following us on Instagram during the contest period will give you an automatic contest entry. Make sure to follow us at:

2. Email: For a chance to win via email, send an email to with the subject “The Resurrected Contest”. Be sure to include your name and mailing address.

Entry Details: The contest will end at 12:01am Est on September 18th.
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Trailer & Poster for paranormal horror ‘Watch Over Us’

The Exorcist meets Stranger Things in writer/director F.C. Rabbath’s Watch Over Us, which stars Avery Kristen Pohl (The Glades), Ella Schaefer (Criminal Minds), and Daniel Link (Krampus Unleashed) in the frightening story of a family having to face a paranormal force on a farm.

A father and his young daughters move onto their grandfather’s secluded farm following the breakup of their parents. But once there, they are soon plagued by paranormal events that reveal a deadly secret that has haunted the family for generations, and an evil force that demands they uphold a deadly promise made by their ancestors.

Watch Over Us will be available on digital VOD everywhere on September 12th, courtesy of Wild Eye Releasing.
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Poster and trailer for horror Watch Over Us

Coinciding with its VOD release, a trailer has arrived online for writer-director F.C. Rabbath’s horror thriller Watch Over Us which stars Avery Kristen Pohl, Ella Schaefer, and Daniel Link; watch it below after the official synopsis…

A father and his young daughters move onto their grandfather’s secluded farm following the breakup of their parents. But once there, they are soon plagued by paranormal events that reveal a deadly secret that has haunted the family for generations, and an evil force that demands they uphold a deadly promise made by their ancestors.

Watch Over Us is set for release on September 12th.
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‘The Mummy’ Starring Tom Cruise Giveaway on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital (5 Winners)

Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe face The Mummy aka Sofia Boutella head-on in the new reboot and beginning of Universal's Dark Universe series of connected monster movies.

The Mummy arrives on Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and DVD on September 12th after an earlier Digital HD release. Thanks to Universal we have five copies of the Blu-ray, DVD and Digital combo pack to give away in this contest.

For a chance to win one please fill out and submit the short entry form below. The odds of winning can be increased each and every day you stop back to enter again for as many days as the contest is open.

You must be a resident of the U.S. or Canada to enter.

Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day,
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‘Clowntergeist’ VOD Review

Stars: Brittany Belland, Monica Baker, Aaron Mirtes, Madeleine Heil, Eric Corbin, Burt Culver, Tom Seidman, Johnjay Fitih, Sean Patrick Murray | Written and Directed by Aaron Mirtes

You never know what you are going to get when you take a chance with a low budget movie, but with a title like Clowntergeist there is a good chance that this would be anything but boring…

Emma (Brittany Belland) is a college student who suffers from coulrophobia (fear of clowns) to the extent that even a clown picture on a T-shirt or a clown themed ice lolly in the ice cream shop which she works, strikes fear into her. If suffering mercilessly with a crippling fear of clowns wasn’t bad enough, things soon get worse when she realises that a possessed killer called Ribcage the Clown is on a killing spree throughout the town.

The killer delivers a red balloon to his potential victims,
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Na Hyun’s The Prison Available on DVD and Blu-Ray September 12th

Veteran screenwriter Na Hyun’s acclaimed directorial debut, the Korean crime thriller The Prison, will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray from September 12 from Well Go USA Entertainment. The film, released in March 2017 to commercial and critical success, sees TV heartthrob Kim Rae-won (Gangnam Blues, Doctor Crush) go head-to-head with old-timer Han Suk-kyu (The Berlin File, Green Fish).

The Prison features Kim in the role of Song Yoo-gun, a troubled former police inspector jailed after a hit-and-run incident. Once inside the prison he had helped fill, he finds that it is being run by a vicious crime syndicate led by Han’s Jung Ik-ho, a vicious mob-boss known as The King by other inmates. The warden and the guards are helping run the syndicate carry out intricate heists under the alibi provided by the inmates’ sentences. Looking for revenge against the system that put him inside, Song Yoo-gun joins Jung Ik-ho’s gang.
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Drive-in Movie Theaters In St. Louis – Movie Geek Lecture at Missouri History Museum September 12th

I will be speaking about The History of St. Louis Drive-In Movie Theaters on Tuesday September 12th at 10:30am at Lee Auditorium inside the Missouri History Museum (Lindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri)

The I-44 Drive-in Movie theater was a regular hangout for me in the late 1970’s. A perfect day was to spend the daylight hours at Six Flags in Eureka, then head East on 1-44, get off at Highway 141 and spend the evening watching a double feature at that Drive-In. The I-44 had the worst location for a drive-in. It sat in the valley wedged between a landfill, railroad tracks, and the Meramec river. The fog would settle in the Valley and block out the projector’s beam, the train noise would often drown out the sound, and the mosquitos loved the river, the landfill, and the taste of those attending the drive-in. But I still loved it there.
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