Enjoy the “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Game”! Available now


To celebrate the release of “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Game” next week, we wanted to share you with a fun digital game called “Knight Flight”

Indican Pictures Aquires “Radio America” for Distribution


Indican Pictures, a major distributor of independently made films, has announced their latest acquisition, the musical-drama “Radio America.”

“Birdman”, “Grand Budapest Hotel” Big Winners at 87th Oscars


“Birdman or (the Unexpected Virtue of Innocence)” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” took home the lion’s share of Oscars this evening during the presentation of the 87th Annual Academy Awards.

“Zombie Cats from Mars” Production Announcement, Trailer and First Image!


Early 2015 release planned for new horror starring Portlandia’s Ernest Adams

America’s Favorite Furry Monster Makes Learning Fun as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Sesame Workshop Release “Sesame Street: The Best of Elmo 3″ on DVD and Digital March 3, 2015!


DVD Includes Bonus Full-Length Feature, “Elmo and Abby’s Birthday Fun”!

The Museum of the Moving Image Salutes Julianne Moore


The Oscar frontrunner was supported by friends including Steve Buscemi, Billy Crudup and Mark Ruffalo

“Birdman”, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” Lead 87th Academy Award Nominations


“Birdman,” the film that triumphantly put Michael Keaton back on the map and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Wes Anderson’s fanciful comedy, led all films this morning when the nominations for the 87th Annual Academy Awards were announced

Lauren’s Top 5 Films to Look Forward to in 2015


Last week I listed off my top five films of 2014, it was an admittedly quiet year for me movie-wise but 2015 looks to be an embarrassment of riches…

Jennifer Blanc-Biehn Shines in Scrappy “Everly”, Out in February


Actress/filmmaker Jennifer Blanc-Biehn is starting off 2015 with a bang, taking on a meaty role in Dimension Films’ action-horror film Everly, starring Salma Hayek and directed by horror filmmaker Joe Lynch

A Lifestyle Choice: Routine, Adventure or a Mixture of Both


This is something that was touched upon recently by clothing brand the North Face and its innovative #seeforyourself campaign…

Kansas City Film Critics Name The Year’s Best


The Kansas City Film Critics Circle, the second oldest organized critics group in the country, held their annual end-of-the-year award gathering this afternoon, with “Birdman” and “Boyhood” taking home the lion’s share of the major awards.

Official Trailer released for Uncork’d Entertainment’s “An American Terror”


A killer Christmas title that’s “Surprising, effective, and brutal”* to stuff your stocking with!

“My Little Pony: The Movie” Coming to DVD January 27, 2015


FEATURING THE VOICES OF Danny DeVito, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman, Rhea Perlman, Tony Randall and more

“Hart To Hart: The Complete Third Season” Hits DVD December 9th!


Just in time for the holidays “Hart To Hart: The Complete Third Season” hits DVD on December 9, 2014.

Blanc/Biehn Productions Announces New Sexy Thriller “Psychophonia”


Lony Ruhmann, Blanc/Biehn Productions and Give & Take Productions have announced the new thriller PSYCHOPHONIA. With a story Sent from my IPHONE

Mike Nichols, Oscar Winning Director, Passes Away

Mike Nichols, whose films were both timely and timeless, passed away this morning, a few weeks after his birthday. He was 83.

IndieBox Announces “Brütal Legend: Limited Edition”


IndieBox, in partnership with Double Fine Productions, is releasing a special “limited edition” of the rock ‘n roll game Brütal Legend starring Jack Black, Tim Curry, and Ozzy Osbourne

“Billy Bates” To Premiere in Kansas City This Friday


“Billy Bates,” which recently played to enthusiastic audiences at the Cannes, Toronto and Tribeca Film Festivals, will make a premiere stop in Kansas City this Friday, November 7 as part of a 10-city tour.

Exclusive Clip from “After Midnight” Starring Tawny Kitaen


Screen siren Tawny Kitaen is on the hunt for a killer in the sizzling and suspenseful new film from renowned filmmaker Fred Olen Ray.

DVD Review “Happy Christmas”


I obviously wasn’t the right audience of this film.

Marvel Studios Unveils Phase 3 of Marvel Cinematic Universe


Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige revealed the films that will make up Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, featuring a mix of fan-favorite characters and several heroes who will be making their big-screen debuts.

Product Review “Coleman: Quickbed Elite Queen Extra High Airbed & 4D CPX Personal Size Led Lantern”


I know that my next trip to the great outdoors if going to be must more comfortable

Win Passes to 40th Anniversary Screening of “Satan’s Children” in Tampa [ENDED]


This giveaway will remain open until November 7th

Ten-Four! “Reno 911!” Complete Uncensored Series Releases on DVD on November 4th


Bonus Content Includes Audio Commentary; Alternate, Extended and Deleted Scenes; Outtakes and Featurettes

Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” to Invade Omaha


The screening will be held at the beautiful Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge Street, Omaha, Nebraska

You Can Be The Kansas City Alamo Drafthouse Movie Host


Video submissions will be accepted through Monday, October 20, 2014 and the winner notified on October 27

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Introduces Diamond Luxe Editions Sept. 30


WBHE to offer new films in sleek premium Blu-ray packaging

“The Godfather” and “The Godfather: Part II” Coming to Kansas City


Four decades later, the film, as well as it’s Oscar winning sequel, return to the scene of the crime.

“How to Train Your Dragon 2″ Arrives on Digital HD Oct. 21 and Blu-ray & DVD Nov. 11


Catch the all-new animated adventure, DreamWorks DRAGONS: DAWN OF THE DRAGON RACERS, exclusively with the Blu-ray™ Combo, DVD Double Pack and Digital HD

Michael Biehn Takes on Different Kind of Role in This Latest Dark Thriller, “Treachery”, to Be Released on VOD September 1st.


TREACHERY will be available from September 1th on:  iTunes, Amazon Prime, Amazon Instant Play, Google Play, VUDU, Vimeo on Demand and across Cable VOD

First official trailer for the short film, “Kadence”!


acob is also a writer and director and recent funded his short film “Kadence” via Kickstarter. Read our interview with him here. Media Mikes is happy to present you with the first official trailer from the short film “Kandence”!

“Edge of Tomorrow” Explodes onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on October 7

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LIVE. DIE. REPEAT. EDGE OF TOMORROW EXPLODES ONTO BLU-RAY 3D COMBO PACK, BLU-RAY COMBO PACK, DVD and DIGITAL HD ON OCTOBER 7 FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT Blu-ray and Digital HD include Over 90 minutes of adrenaline-pumping special features! Burbank, CA, August 13, 2014 – Live, Die, Repeat when “Edge of Tomorrow” arrives onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and […]

“Batman” 25th Anniversary Edition Debuts November 11 in New Diamond Luxe Packaging


Celebrating 75 Years of Caped Crusader Entertainment…

James Garner Dead at 86

James Garner, whose rugged good looks and wry charm made him a star for almost seven decades, passed away last night at his Hollywood home. He was 86.

Remastered Elvis: That’s the Way It Is Set for Special Screening August 16 at Orpheum Theatre in Memphis during Elvis Week followed by a Limited Theatrical Engagement


To celebrate Elvis Week, the historic Orpheum Theatre in downtown Memphis will host the world premiere of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s newly-remastered Elvis: That’s The Way It Is on August 16.

Kellan Lutz Stars in The New Animated Adventure “Tarzan” Available Digital HD Available July 15


Experience The Legend When The Action-Packed Family Film Arrives On Blu-ray, DVD and Video On Demand August 5 From Lionsgate Home Entertainment

The Cross-Country “Rio 2″ Summer Party Tour Stops in 8 Major Markets Bringing Soccer Fever, Games, Samba Lessons, and Fun for the Whole Family!


RIO 2 is on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD July 15

“Bloody Birthday”, “Bloody Moon” and “The Baby” to debut on Blu-Ray From Severin Films 7/8/14


Three classic horror titles will get the HD treatment for the first time. Fans are encouraged to follow the Severin Facebook page, where fans will have the opportunity to win original 1982 Bloody Moon video posters.

Movie Mike to Host 35mm Screening of “Jaws”


Long time readers of MediaMikes.com know that the Mike’s love the movie “Jaws.” So when an opportunity came up in Kansas City to host a 35mm presentation of the Steven Spielberg classic, the people at the Alamo Drafthouse knew where to turn.

Last Day to Get 1 Week Free of Full Moon Streaming!


This week is the premiere of Episode 4 of Trophy Heads exclusively on FullMoonStreaming, which means anyone can watch episode 1, 2, 3, 4 with our limited free trial. And this episode is one of the best! With cameos by classic alumni Stuart Gordon, Robin Sydney, Jessica Morris, Amy Paffrath, Jean Louise O’Sullivan, and starring […]

“Mr. Peabody and Sherman” Arrives on Blu-ray on October 14th


MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN arrives on Digital HD on September 23 and on Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray™ and DVD on October 14

Sony Pictures Entertainment Celebrates “Ghostbusters” Milestone Anniversary with Theatrical Re-release and All-New Special Edition Blu-ray Anniversary Editions


Theatrical Re-release Hits Theaters August 29; Blu-ray Anniversary Editions of “Ghostbusters” and “Ghostbusters II” Available September 16

“The Sopranos: The Complete Series” Blu-ray with Digital HD arrives on November 4th


THE SOPRANOS®: THE COMPLETE SERIES BLU-RAY WITH DIGITAL HD Collectible Box Set Featuring All Six Seasons of the Groundbreaking Series Available for the First Time on Blu-ray with Digital HD, November 4, 2014. Just in Time for Holiday Gift Giving Complete Series Blu-ray Set is Packed with More Than Five Hours of Bonus Content, Including a Never-Before-Seen […]

“Rio 2″ Flies Home on 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray & DVD July 15


Get More Music, More Fun and More Laughs When the Hilarious Comedy Adventure Flies Home on 3D Blu-ray™, Blu-ray™ & DVD July 15 The Blu-ray™ Comes with More Than an Hour of Special Features Including 15 Exclusive Levels of ANGRY BIRDS RIO and Two Bonus Songs! LOS ANGELES, Calif. (June 3rd, 2014) – Get ready […]

“Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery” comes to Blu-ray July 29th


DAVID LYNCH AND MARK FROST’S GROUNDBREAKING CULT PHENOMENON ARRIVES ON BLU-RAY™ WITH THE LONG-AWAITED DEBUT OF NEARLY 90 MINUTES OF DELETED/ALTERNATE SCENES FROM TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME For The First Time Ever, Acclaimed Television Series And Feature Film Arrive In One Complete Box Set With Upgraded Picture, Newly Produced And Archival Special Features …All […]

Full Moon wants to cut off your head with their latest contest for their new series “Trophy Heads”


Calling all horror fans! Full Moon’s new series, Trophy Heads, shot this year, is getting ready to premiere on June 6th on http://fullmoonstreaming.com

Get “Smothered” This Friday in New Orleans


John Schneider, best known for his work on stage and screen, has taken his talents behind the camera to create what is being called “The EXPENDABLES of Horror Movies”

Blu-ray Review “The Monuments Men”


To be honest, this is probably not a film I will watch over and over but I was easily won over with the cast

DVD Review “Without a Trace: The Complete Seventh Season”


A must purchase if you are a fan of the show to complete your series collection

2014 Summer Movie Preview


Here is our annual “Summer Movie Preview” so you can mark your calendars early!

Patty Duke and “The Miracle Worker” Coming to Omaha!


On May 23rd film historian Crawford will host his 34th Classic Film Tribute, presenting 1962’a Academy Award winning film, “The Miracle Worker.” Joining Crawford this evening will be the film’s co-star, Patty Duke.

Blu-ray Review “Great Expectations (2012)”


Packs a lot cast including Ralph Fiennes and Helena Bonham Carter in roles they were born to play

CD Review: Thomas Nicholas Band “Security [EP]”


There are four tracks on this EP and each song is better than the one before it

“Elvis: That’s The Way It Is” “Viva Las Vegas” 50th Anniversary Arrive as Premium Digibooks


To celebrate Elvis Week, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release of two of “The King’s” fan favorites on August 12 as Premium Blu-ray™ Digibooks

Joss Whedon and Kai Cole’s “In Your Eyes” Available Now on Vimeo on Demand


At the Tribeca Film Festival last night, Joss Whedon and Kai Cole’s Bellwether Pictures made an unexpected move with its latest feature, IN YOUR EYES, giving instant access directly to fans around the world with a digital release immediately following its world premiere at the Festival

Feel the Heat When “#EM3″ Hits Redbox April 15th


Sizzling thriller #EM3 (Eenie Meenie Miney Moe), chronicling the tense journey of a drug dealer, comes to Redbox on April 15, 2014.

Julie Taymor Talks “Titus” at New York’s First Time Fest


Taymor spoke about her film directorial debut as part of the fest’s First Exposure series.

Jim Jarmusch Hosts “Only Lovers Left Alive” Concert in NYC


Film director held a pre-screening with acts from the film’s soundtrack

First Time Fest Returns to New York City


FIRST TIME FEST, a unique film festival celebrating first-time feature filmmakers, makes it’s triumphant return to the Big Apple next week, running from April 3-7.

86th Academy Awards Recap

“Gravity,” director Alfonso Cuaron’s technical achievement, took home the lion’s share of awards Sunday night at the 86th Annual Academy Awards.

Meet the Guardians of Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy”

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Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” finds space adventurer Peter Quill the object of a bounty hunt after stealing an orb coveted by a treacherous villain, but when Quill discovers the power it holds, he must find a way to rally the quartet of ragtag rivals hot on his trail to save the universe.

“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” Arrives onto Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack on April 8


Adventures abound as Bilbo, Gandalf and the Company of Dwarves continue their Quest through Middle-earth in “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), arriving onto Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on April 8 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

“47 Ronin” Blu-ray Combo Pack Comes Home April 1st


Keanu Reeves stars in a reimagining of one of Japan’s timeless tales, 47 Ronin, available on Blu-ray™ 3D and Blu-ray™ Combo Packs, DVD, DIGITAL HD including UltraViolet™ and On Demand on April 1, 2014

“Grudge Match” Arrives Onto Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digtial HD on April 8th


Own “GRUDGE MATCH” on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on 4/8

Blu-ray Review “Free Birds”


Kids might enjoy. Parents will hate.

DVD Review “Trancers: City of Lost Angels”


Starring: Tim Thomerosn, Helen Hunt, Art La Fleur Directed by: Charles Band Distributed by: Full Moon Features Release Date: November 2013 Running Time: 30 minutes MPAA Rating: Not Rated Film: 3.5 out of 5 stars Extras: 2.5 out of 5 stars If you are a fan of Full Moon, then you know about the lost […]

DVD Review “Dr. Kildare Movie Collection”


If you are a fan of this character, then these films are a must to revisit.

Alfonso Cuaron Takes Home the DGA Prize for “Gravity”


Alfonso Cuaron moved one step closer to a directing Oscar when he was named the winner of the 66th Annual Director’s Guild Award.

“American Hustle” and “Gravity” Lead This Yeas Academy Award Nominations

The 86th Annual Academy Awards will be presented live on March 2, 2014 on ABC Television.

Blu-ray Review “Bad Milo!”


This was easily some of the most fun I have had watching a movie all year

Grand Entertainment Inks Deal With Pilgrim Studios for Syfy’s “Ghost Hunters”


Exclusive U.S. DVD Distribution Rights for Season 9 of the #1 Paranormal Show

Cartoon Network Announces Blu-ray™ and DVD Release for “Adventure Time: The Complete Third Season”

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Available February 25, Release Contains More Than Four Hours of Episodes Plus Episode Commentaries for All 26 Episodes, an Interview with Pendleton Ward & Alternate Show Intro – All Packed Into a Custom, Collectible BMO Die-Cut Slipcase!

“12 Years a Slave” Dominates Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

“12 Years a Slave,” the harrowing true tale of a free black man who is kidnapped and sold into slavery, took home the lion’s share of awards at the 47th Annual Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards, earning nods in six categories, including Best Film of 2013.

Christina Milian talks about Vida Diva Wines and her Bottle Signings


Singer, Actress in “Be Cool”, “Baggage Claim” and Contestant in “Dancing with the Stars”

“Rise of the Fellowship” Now on DVD


As JRR Tolkien fans the world over await the upcoming release of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” Phase 4 films has released the highly anticipated love letter to Tolkien, the new comedy “Rise of the Fellowship.” Starring Justin Moe, Emma Earnest, Alyssa Jacobsen and Cole Matson, the film follows a group of “The Lord […]

Check out Dreamworks’ “Turbo” in 60 seconds


Big dreams and even bigger laughs! Your favorite speedy snail is now available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, complete with a limited edition Turbo pullback racer toy and super-charged bonus features!

Vertical Entertainment and Electric Entertainment Take“Boys of Abu Ghraib” 

U.S. Release Scheduled for March 2014 Electric to Handle International Distribution LOS ANGELES (November 8, 2013) – Vertical Entertainment has acquired North American rights to the military thriller BOYS OF ABU GHRAIB at the 2013 American Film Market. BOYS OF ABU GHRAIB marks the directorial debut from rising filmmaker Luke Moran, who also wrote, produced […]

#1 Racing App “Turbo Racing League” Launches Amazing Camaro Sweepstakes


One lucky grand prize winner will win the 2014 “Blu-ray” Metallic Camaro LT with white racing stripes, valued at $30,000

Oscar Winner Hal Needham Passes Away at Age 82

Needham, whose Hollywood career took him from stunt man to director to Academy Award honoree, died earlier this week after a short battle with cancer.

2013 Disney Blu-ray Holiday Gift Guide


Are you looking for great holiday gifts, as we enter the shopping season? Well don’t worry since Media Mikes is providing you the best choices in terms of Blu-ray and DVD released by Walt Disney Home Entertainment

Win Two Free Tickets to see Robert Redford in “All is Lost”

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This giveaway will remain open until October 28th

“The Great Escape” Turns 50 in Omaha this November


The film will be shown at 7:00 pm on November 9th at the Joslyn Art Museum’s Witherspoon Hall Theatre in Omaha, Nebraska. Proceeds from this event will go to benefit the Nebraska kidney Association.

DVD Review “Monsters vs Aliens: Cloning Around”


I could have seen this be more appealing a few years ago but with no sequel following the first film, this series is not Dreamworks hottest property.

“I Give It A Year” Arrives on Blu-ray Disc and DVD October 22nd


The Honeymoon Is Over When The Laugh-Out-Loud Romantic Comedy Arrives On Blu-ray Disc And DVD October 22 From Magnolia Home Entertainment

“String Theory” An Unconventional Acoustic Musical Drama Debuts Official Trailer


The Independent Short Film Directed By Jonathan Pezza Stars Abraham Benrubi, NBC’s “The Voice” Contestant Paulina Cerrilla, And Newcomer Thien Nguyen

Celebrate “National Sarcastic Awareness Month” with “The Heat” available now on Digital HD and on Blu-ray and DVD, October 15th


No one does sarcasm better than the ladies of The Heat, available now on Digital HD and on Blu-ray and DVD, October 15th.

“The Wolverine” Unleashed Extended Edition Out December 3!

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Bring home the 4-Disc Unleashed Extended Edition featuring the Extended Unrated Cut

“William Shakespeare’s Star Wars” Book Giveaway [ENDED]


This giveaway will remain open until October 4th

Watch “Croodaceous Moments” from the film “The Croods” on Blu-ray and DVD October 1st


To celebrate with everyone’s favorite “Croodaceous Moments” from the film, check out the video inside

Enjoy all the family fun of “Turbo” on Blu-ray November 12!


Perfect Gift for the Holidays, the Comedy-Adventure Arrives on Blu-ray Deluxe Edition and DVD November 12 with Turbo Pullback Toy Racer

“Breaking Bad: The Complete Series” Arrives on Blu-ray & DVD on November 26th


Collector’s Edition Full Series Set Features an All-New, Two-Hour Documentary and More Than 55 Hours of Special Features in a Collectible Replica Barrel with Commemorative Memorabilia from Creator Vince Gilligan

“Jumper” Debuts on Blu-ray 3D For the Very First Time


Experience the exhilarating adventure from the director of Mr. & Mrs. Smith andThe Bourne Identity, now in eye-popping 3D.

DUN DUN DAHHH! Dreamworks Animation’s Epic Comedy-Adventure, “The Croods”, Arrives on Blu-ray™ Deluxe Edition and DVD on October 1st


The Croods Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy Deluxe Edition include a Belt plush toy for a limited time and more than an hour of bonus features

“Shrek The Musical” arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD Oct 15th


Now you can bring the magic of Broadway to your home and get the best seat in the house when the Deluxe Edition Blu-ray™ and DVD arrives on October 15th, and on Digital HD September 17th!

Blu-ray Review “True Blood: The Complete Fifth Season”


Season five also definitely can be considered a game-changer for the show and it was also creator Alan Ball’s final season

“Fright Night 2: New Blood” – Available 10/1 on Blu-ray and DVD


“By day Gerri Dandridge is a sexy professor, but by night she transforms into a real-life vampire with an unquenchable thirst for human blood.”

Extended Director’s Cut of Cliver Barker’s “Nightbreed” Scheduled to Be Released in 2014 from Scream Factory


Shout!’s SCREAM FACTORY plans an aggressive rollout of “Nightbreed” extended director’s cut through physical home entertainment releases and a variety of digital entertainment distribution platforms sometimes next year.

Blu-ray Review “From Up on Poppy Hill”


I have seen this film numerous time now and it only gets better with each viewing.

Osiris Entertainment Teams with Regal Cinemas for “Bloodline”


“Bloodline” will premiere at five Regal Cinemas throughout the Sacramento, California area, where the film was shot, in late September.

Discover the World’s Greatest Heroes in “Epic,” on Blu-ray and DVD August 20!


Bring home Epic Adventure with a Brand New Interactive Coloring App and Nearly an Hour of Fun and Immersive Special Features for the Whole Family
Arriving on Blu-ray Combo Pack, Deluxe Edition Blu-ray and DVD August 20