Odds & Ends: My ‘Star Wars’ Blu-ray collection has a new addition

My Star Wars Blu-ray collection just got a little larger yesterday. Yesterday afternoon, FedEx dropped off the latest addition to my already-substantial treasure trove of Star Wars Blu-rays: the 18-disc 1080p Blu-ray-only edition of Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. Like the larger Buena Vista Home Entertainment (BVHE) and Lucasfilm Ltd. Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga,Continue reading “Odds & Ends: My ‘Star Wars’ Blu-ray collection has a new addition”

The Force is with…my ‘Star Wars’ Blu-ray box sets

A long time ago (well, almost nine years ago) in a country not too far away, 20th Century Fox and Lucasfilm Ltd. (LFL) released the six existing films of the Star Wars saga in the high-definition (HD) Blu-ray disc (BD) format for the first time in several iterations of box sets. The centerpiece of theContinue reading “The Force is with…my ‘Star Wars’ Blu-ray box sets”

Blu-ray Set Review: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – Limited Edition Collectible Steelbook’

On March 31, Buena Vista Home Entertainment (BVHE) and Lucasfilm Ltd. released the Limited Edition Collectible Steelbook three-disc set of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker exclusively through Best Buy. This bundle presents director J.J. Abrams’ 2019 film – the conclusion of both the Sequel Trilogy and the nine-film Skywalker Saga – in two Blu-rayContinue reading “Blu-ray Set Review: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – Limited Edition Collectible Steelbook’”

Blu-ray Box Set Review: ‘Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga’ (Best Buy Exclusive)

On March 31, Buena Vista Home Entertainment (BVHE) and Lucasfilm Ltd. released Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, a 27-disc “Collector’s Edition” box set of the nine Star Wars Episodes centered on the triumphs and tragedies of the Skywalker family “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away” presented on 4K ultra-high definition (UHD)Continue reading “Blu-ray Box Set Review: ‘Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga’ (Best Buy Exclusive)”

Blu-ray Box Set Review: ‘Star Trek: The Compendium’

On Tuesday, September 9, 2014, Paramount Home Media Distribution released Star Trek: The Compendium, a four-disc box set with two reissued Blu-ray discs (BDs): the 2009 Star Trek “Kelvin reboot” and a “new and improved” home media version of 2013’s Star Trek Into Darkness. Coming out less than a year after Paramount’s original home mediaContinue reading “Blu-ray Box Set Review: ‘Star Trek: The Compendium’”

Documentary/Music Special Review: ‘Great Voices Sing John Denver’

Great Voices Sing John Denver (2013) Written and Directed by: Kenneth R. Shapiro Produced by: Elisa Justice, Milton Okun, Rosemary Okun, Peter Primont, Kenneth R. Shapiro, Mark Shimmel Music Arranged and Directed by: Lee Holdridge Music and Lyrics: John Denver Starring: Danielle de Niesse, Placido Domingo, Placido Domingo Jr., Rodney Gilfry, Denyce Graves, Nathan Gunn, Thomas Hampson, Daniel Montenegro, Barbara Padilla,Continue reading “Documentary/Music Special Review: ‘Great Voices Sing John Denver’”

Blu-ray Review: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ (Multi-Screen Edition)

On Tuesday, March 31, Buena Vista Home Entertainment (BVHE) and Lucasfilm officially released Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on two Blu-ray formats, 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) and the older High Definition (HD) Blu-ray discs (BD) in several combinations, including a Multi-Screen Edition with two HD BDs and an insert with a Movies AnywhereContinue reading “Blu-ray Review: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ (Multi-Screen Edition)”

My Growing ‘Star Wars’ Movie Collection

On Wednesday, April 1, UPS delivered my latest addition to my constantly growing Star Wars home media collection, the exclusive-to-Best Buy Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, a 27-disc box set with the 4K Ultra-High Definition (UHD) Blu-ray editions of the nine “Skywalker Saga” Episodes, as well as the “regular” High Definition Blu-rays of Star Wars:Continue reading “My Growing ‘Star Wars’ Movie Collection”