“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
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“The Hot Spot / Killing Me Softly” on Blu-ray from Shout! Factory, August 13th!


Shout! Factory is releasing two sexy thrillers on Blu-ray for the first time! The double feature of The Hot Spot / Killing Me Softly will be in stores August 13.

DVD Review “Rock Jocks”


Wow! I was not expecting that at all. “Rock Jocks” was a real surprise for me. It is funny, epic and packs some impressive visual effects

“World War Z” Unrated Cut Including More Intense Thrills & Action Not Seen in Theaters Arrives Exclusively on Blu-ray™ September 17th


WORLD WAR Z will be available on Blu-ray Combo or Blu-ray 3D Combo with an Unrated Cut packed with even more thrills and action too intense for theaters, along with the theatrical version of the film.

Image Entertainment Sets Date for Lewis Black’s Live Pay-Per-View and Video on Demand Special “Old Yeller”


The First Ever Live Comedy Special to Air Simultaneously on all PPV and VOD Carriers on August 24, 2013

“The Final Moments of Karl Brant” Starring Paul Reubens and Janina Gavankar Debuts on Nerdist.com


After much anticipation, The Final Moments of Karl Brant exclusively premieres on Nerdist.com today

“No One Lives” Releasing on Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD in August!

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Available on Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD on Tuesday, August 20, 2013

“A Thousand Kisses Deep” Heading to DVD and Digital


Osiris Entertainment announced today that their new science-fiction thriller, “A Thousand Kisses Deep,” will be released on DVD and Digital on August 6, 2013

“G.I. Joe: Retaliation” Bursts Onto Blu-ray™, Blu-ray 3D™ and DVD July 30, 2013


Fans Can Be the First to Own the Action Extravaganza on Digital July 16th

“The Dark Knight Trilogy: Ultimate Collector’s Edition” Blu-ray Debut September 24


All Three Films, New Special Features, and Memorabilia

“The Exorcist” 40th Anniversary Extended Director’s Cut Blu-ray Streets October 8th


Blu-ray™ Includes the Extended Director’s Cut, Theatrical Version with New Special Features and Premiums

Kane Hodder talks about playing Victor Crowley in “Hatchet III”


“Friday the 13th” and “Hatchet” franchises

“Atrocious” Team Crafting “21 Days” of Horror


21 Days is a new psychological horror flick in the wave of the Found Footage genre and it’s being produced by the team who created the disturbing Spanish film Atrocious in 2011; Fernando Barreda Luna and Jessica Villegas. This time they are partners with Writer/Director Kathleen Behun, to bring this terrifying and intense ride that […]

“Friday the 13th: The Complete Collection” Debuts on Blu-ray™ September 13th

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All 12 films from Warner Bros. and Paramount in One “Horrific” Collection for the First Time

Blu-ray Review “Identity Theif”


The film has funny moments but overall feels like too much of the Melissa McCarthy show, which is like too much of a good thing.

Blu-ray Review “A Good Day to Die Hard”


I know that Bruce Willis was once badass as John McClane but he definitely seems to be getting to old for this shit.

Film Review “The Internship”


Slow starting, “The Internship” is a buddy comedy with a message: that no matter who you are you have a purpose.

Ian Somerhalder talks about his work with RYOT.org


Damon Salvatore on The CW’s “The Vampire Diaries

Meet Pat Carroll, the Voice of Ursula from “The Little Mermaid” at Spooky Empire’s May-Hem!


This is a rare appearance for Pat to get out and meet her fans. So be sure not to miss this opportunity to meet one of the great Disney villains.

“The Employer” starring Malcolm McDowell, Billy Zane and David Dastmalchian gets June 7th release date!


Psychological thriller “The Employer” show just how-far five applicants are willing to go for a job at the mysterious Carcharias Corporation.

Visual Effects Legend Ray Harryhausen Dead at 92

One of my most cherished autographs!

Beginning with 1942′s “Tulips Shall Grow” and ending with his best known film, 1981′s “Clash of the Titans,” Harryhausen inspired moviegoers throughout the world.

2013 Summer Movie Preview


Here is a look at many of the films heading to a multiplex near you between now and Labor Day

Infographic: Breakdown of Characters in “Cloud Atlas”


See how these characters are all connected in “Cloud Atlas”

Shirley Jones to Finally Appear in Nebraska! (Omaha to Be Exact)

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Shirley Jones will be appearing later this month at a benefit screening of “Carousel” to be held in Omaha on Friday, May 24th.

“Withered World” – An End of the World Web-Series to Debut This Week

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“Withered World,” a new web-series which tells about the last day on Earth through the eyes of a diverse group of filmmakers, debuts this week

GoDigital Acquires Coming of Age Comedy “Age of Summerhood”


GODIGITAL ACQUIRES COMING OF AGE COMEDY “AGE OF SUMMERHOOD” The Feature Will Be Available on Digital and Cable Video-On-Demand This Summer LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2013- GoDigital announced today the acquisition of digital and cable video-on-demand distribution rights to AGE OF SUMMERHOOD, a youthful, lighthearted comedy following four riotous boys at what they perceive to […]

Infographic: Audi in the Movies

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From the car chases in “Taken” to the heavy catch in “Iron Man”, here are just a few of the most notable Audi cards in the movies

“Lil Bub and Friendz” Premieres at Tribeca


“The most epic cat video in the entire world” hits the red carpet.

Blu-ray Review “Fortress”


This is the first time that “Fortress” has been released on Blu-ray, it is not the best we have ever seen it but for $5 bucks, can you really go wrong?

Josh Duhamel Narrates “Planet Ocean” On Blu-Ray and DVD on April 9th


Join Narrator Josh Duhamel on an Inspirational Visual Voyage into the Astonishing and Remarkable Heart of Our Existence

Free Screening/Filmmaker Q&A for “Chasing Beauty” in Kansas City


CHASING BEAUTY  – A Documentary Film www.chasingbeautyfilm.com Upcoming Screening on Thursday, March 28, 2013 Kansas City, MO – Please join us for a free promotional screening of the new documentary film, CHASING BEAUTY, at Screenland Crossroads at 8:00 pm on Thursday, March 28th, 2013. A panel discussion will follow featuring Director Brent Huff, Jenny Wheat […]

Disneynature’s Breathtaking Feature “Wings of Life” Lands on Blu-ray® Combo Pack, Digital and on Demand April 16, 2013, in Time for Earth Day


Life Booms This Spring with DIsneynature

Official Poster for the Netflix original series “Hemlock Grove”


From Executive Producer Eli Roth, Available on Netflix April 19, 2013

Jay & Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie Tour Kicks off on April 20, 2013


Jay & Silent Bob are DRAWN Out of Retirement with a New Animated Film and a North American Tour

“LEGO Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite” Coming May 21, 2013

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Clancy Brown reprises Superman: The Animated Series role of Lex Luthor on Blu-rayTM Combo Pack, DVD, On Demand & Digital Download

The Mad Max Trilogy Blu-ray™ Collection Debuts June 4 From Warner Bros. Home Entertainment


Mel Gibson Stars in the Franchise that Made Him a Star

CD Review: As They Burn “Will, Love, Life”


If Slipknot was to come out today minus the masks and crazy samples you would have As They Burn

Severin Films Releases “The Manson Family”! Jim Vanbebber’s Controversial Masterpiece Gets Blu-ray Treatment, Theatrical Dates & New Poster


Special Edition Of Underground Epic Will Include HD Transfer, VanBebber’s New GATOR GREEN Short & Other Exclusive Extras!

All-new DC Universe Animated Original Movie “Superman: Unbound” Coming May 7, 2013


A destructive force is devastating planets across the galaxy – with Earth next in its sights – and even Superman may not be capable of halting the terror in SUPERMAN: UNBOUND

“Cloud Atlas” Hits Blu-ray Combo Pack on 5/14


Own Cloud Atlas on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download 5/14

Dreamworks Animation’s Magical and Critically-acclaimed Adventure, “Rise of the Guardians, Debuts on Blu-ray™ and DVD


Perfect For Easter Baskets, Gift Pack Arrives March 12th With The Heartwarming Film AND Two Hopping Toy Eggs!

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” Gets Officially Dated for Blu-ray


Own The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey on Blu-ray Combo Pack 3/19; Available for early download in HD 3/12

“Critics vs Oscars Free-For-All” Coming to Kansas City

If you haven’t already got your Oscar ballots marked you may want to attend the annual “Critics vs Oscars Free-For-All” slated for Wednesday, January 23 at the Screenland Crossroads Theatre in Kansas City.

The Walt Disney Studios Release Schedule Update

Today, The Walt Disney Studios announced release dates and additional information for several upcoming films. Here’s a closer look.

Blu-ray Review “The Room”

Actors: Tommy Wiseau, Greg Sestero Directors: Tommy Wiseau Rated: R (Restricted) Studio: Wiseau-Films Release Date: December 28, 2012 Run Time: 102 minutes Film: 4 out of 5 stars Extras: 3 out of 5 stars Since “The Room” was released in 2003, it has developed quite a large cult following and has been celebrating midnight screenings ever […]

Media Mikes Names The Best of 2012

“Cloud Atlas” and “Lincoln” each took home two awards when the staff and readers of Meda Mikes.com held their end of the year voting. “Cloud Atlas” was named Best Film of 2012 while composers Reinhold Heil, Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer shared the award for Best Original Score for the same film. Tykwer also served […]

Charles Durning Dead at 89


Charles Durning, a highly decorated World War II vetaran and Oscar nominated actor, passed away today due to natural causes. He was 89. Born on February 28, 1923 in Highland Falls, New York, Durning knew about the military life at a young age. His mother worked in the laundry at the West Point Military Academy […]

Tommy Wiseau’s “The Room” Finally Hits Blu-ray!


CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE BLU-RAY FROM AMAZON The film has been called “the Citizen Kane of bad movies” and one of the worst films ever made. Since it’s release in 2003, the film quickly developed a very large cult following and has been celebrating midnight screenings ever since then like “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”. Check out our interviews with Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero. Amazon lists the following […]

“Paranormal Activity 4″ Comes to Blu-ray/DVD on January 29th


THE GROUNDBREAKING HORROR PHENOMENON BRINGS MORE TERROR HOME WITH A SHOCKING UNRATED BLU-RAY™/DVD COMBO PACK  Debuting January 29, 2013, Blu-ray/DVD Combo Includes “The Recovered Files”— Nearly 30 Minutes of Found Footage Not Shown in Theaters! HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (December 18, 2012) – The global horror sensation that has mesmerized fans around the world continues to terrify and thrill audiences with […]

Kansas City Film Critics Name Best of 2012


The Kansas City Film Critics Circle, the second oldest critics group in America, held their annual end of year award voting on Sunday and, like in most years, the diversity of the group meant that all genre’s of films were recognized. Paul Thomas Anderson’s “The Master” leading the films selected with three awards, including Best […]

The Art of Joe Alves, Production Designer of “Jaws” and “Close Encounters,” Now Available to Fans


This giveaway will remain open until December 16th

IGN Offers “Evil Dead” Fans a Chance to Meet Bruce Campbell

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Media Mikes is teaming up with IGN to offer the chance of a lifetime to the ultimate “Evil Dead” fans. By going to the Facebook link below fans can explain why they are the biggest “Evil Dead” fan. When they do this they will be entered to win prizes from Sony (including a television and […]

2012 Holiday Movie Preview


Now that the turkey has been put away and the last piece of pie has been eaten it’s time to turn our attention to the upcoming Holiday Movie Season.  In the next five weeks the best (and sometimes the worse) of Hollywood will be coming to a theatre near you.  With early shots like “Argo,” […]

NCM Fathom Events Brings “The Nutcracker Mariinsky Ballet” in 3D to Theaters for One Day!


NCM® Fathom Events, More2Screen and EuroArts Music bring the magic of Tchaikovsky’s beloved holiday ballet, “The Nutcracker,” to life on the big screen for the first time in stunning 3-D in select theaters with RealD™ 3D technology. “The Nutcracker Mariinsky Ballet” on Monday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m., with special matinee screenings in select theaters, was pre-recorded at the historic Mariinsky Theatre in St. […]