'The Sandlot' and 'Hello Dolly' head to DVD/Bluray

February 27, 2013
Two very popular movies are heading to DVD and Bluray.

The Sandlot: 20th Anniversary
“A charming and whimsical comedy about boys and baseball and a GREAT BIG DOG” (“Siskel & Ebert”), THE SANDLOT ranked in the Top 40 as one of the best sports movies ever.  It’s early 1960s and fifth-grader Scotty Smalls has just moved into town with his folks.  Kids call him a dork - he can't even throw a baseball!  But that changes when the leader of the neighborhood gang recruits him to play on the nearby sandlot field.  It's the beginning of a magical summer of baseball, wild adventures, first kisses, and fun!

Special Features:
        Theatrical Trailer
        TV Spots: “Adventure,” “Heart Warming,” “Winners,” “Summer,” “Fun,” “Midnight Review,” “Review” 

The Sandlot: 20th Anniversary Blu-ray
Street Date:March 26, 2013
Prebook Date:February 27, 2013
Screen Format:Widescreen 2.35:1
Audio:English: 5.1 DTS-HD MA
English: 2.0 Dolby Surround
Spanish: 2.0 Stereo
French: 2.0 Stereo
Total Run Time:109 minutes
U.S. Rating:PG
Closed Captioned:Yes
To order "The Sandlot," visit this link: Sandlot: 20th Anniversary Edition [Blu-ray]

Hello, Dolly!
The Unforgettable songs and lavish production numbers in this classic musical, directed by the legendary Gene Kelly, reach glorious new heights on Blu-ray™. Barbra Streisand and Walter Matthau star in the charming tale of Dolly Levi (Streisand), a New York matchmaker who falls in love with a wealthy bachelor from Yonkers named Horace (Matthau).

Special Features:
        Theatrical Feature Blu-ray
        Directing Dolly: Gene Kelly Remembered
        1969 Featurette  

Hello, Dolly! Blu-ray
Street Date:April 2, 2013
Prebook Date:February 20, 2013
Screen Format:Widescreen 2.35:1
Audio:English: 5.1 DTS-HD MA
Spanish: Dolby Digital 1.0
French: Dolby Digital 4.0
Subtitles:English SDH/Spanish
Total Run Time:148 minutes
U.S. Rating:G
To pre-order "Hello Dolly," visit this link: Hello Dolly [Blu-ray]

Streamy Awards 2013: complete winners list

February 17, 2013

The 2013 Streamy Awards were handed out in Los Angeles this weekend. The awards honor performers, writers and producers of content on the Internet.  The was hosted by The Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick which performers Souljah Boy and Vanilla Ice. 
Below is a complete list of nominees:
Best Drama Series - Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn
Best Action or Sci-Fi Series - H+ The Digital Series
Best Comedy Series - Burning Love
Best Non-Fiction or Reality Series - Kids React
Best First-Person Series - DailyGrace
Best Derivative Series - The Walking Dead “Cold Storage”
Best Animated Series - Tom Hanks' Electric City
Best Branded Entertainment Series - Leap Year
Best DIY or How-To Series - Masterclass
Best Live Event - Red Bull Stratos
Best Live Series - What's Trending with Shira Lazar
Best Music Series - Epic Rap Battles of History
Best International Series - Travel Story
Best Interactive Program - The Lizzie Bennet Diaries
Best News and Culture Series – The Philip DeFranco Show
Best Ensemble Cast - Burning Love
Best Male Performance: Drama - Xander Berkeley, The Booth at the End
Best Female Performance: Drama - Missy Peregrym, Cybergeddon
Best Male Performance: Comedy - Ken Marino, Burning Love
Best Female Performance: Comedy - Hannah Hart, My Drunk Kitchen
Best Host – KassemG, California On
Best Online Musician - Peter Shukoff aka Nice Peter
Best Guest Appearance - Ken Jeong, Burning Love
Best Original Song - Peter Shukoff aka Nice Peter, Lloyd Ahlquist aka EpicLLOYD “Steve Jobs vs. Bill Gates”
Best Direction - Stewart Hendler, H+ The Digital Series
Best Writing: Comedy - Bernie Su, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries
Best Writing: Drama - Tony Valenzuela, Black Box TV
Best Production Design - Kasra Farahani, Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn
Best Cinematography - Brett Pawlak, Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn
Best Use of Fashion & Design - Mary Gutfleisch
Best Editing Michael - Louis Hill, Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn
Best Visual Effects - Oliver Hotz, Matthew A. Rubin, DR0NE
Best Choreography - Lindsey Stirling, Lindsey Stirling
Audience Choice Streamys Series of the Year - SourceFed
Audience Choice Streamys Personality of the Year - Grace Helbig

Alpha Males Experiment now on DVD/Bluay

February 12, 2013

The independent film ALPHA MALES EXPERIMENT is available on DVD and iTunes just in time for Valentine's Day. Release Date: February 12, 2013.


The film is a romantic comedy, told from Ethan's (Ross McCall) point of view after being left by his long-time girlfriend (Jennifer Alden). Ethan asks his brother, Kyle (Paul J. Alessi), for help getting back   into the dating scene. Kyle believes that relationships today are no different from our "knuckle-dragging ancestors" and tries to teach Ethan how to act like a "real man" and to never put a woman on a pedestal. Will nice-guy Ethan take his brother's Alpha Male advice, or will he find a new loving relationship on his own?

Two awards at the Delray Beach Film Festival.
(1) “Rising Star Frownie Award” for “Best Close Up in a Motion Picture” – Serah D’Laine
(2) “Rising Star Stella Artois Award” for “Outstanding Feature by a New Filmmaker/Producer” – Paul J. Alessi
Three awards at the Reel HeArt Film Festival.
(1) “Best Editing” – Alex Ranarivelo
(2) “Best Festure Film” – Places 2nd Alex Ranarivelo
(3) “Best Actor” – Paul J. Alessi
Official Best of Fest
(1) Selected as an Award-Winning Film to Make You Laugh
Click to view ALPHA MALES EXPERIMENT trailer.



Oscar Offer Mania comes to AMC theatres

February 2, 2013

As the world counts down to the Oscars, AMC theatres is giving a treat to movie goers. Beginning Sunday February 3rd, movie lovers who see a Best Picture Oscar nominated movie will get a special offer. going a step further, honoring each Oscar Best Picture nominee with its own special promotion.

The promotion starts off with a special offer for "Django Unchained." AMC is offering a multitude of offers leading up to Oscar week. Each movie has its own special offer, available for a limited time this month. Promotions include a free pizza pie with a ticket purchase to "Life of Pi," free French Fries with a ticket purchase to Les Miserables" and many more.

All the details, including dates, offers and coupons, are available at amctheatres.com/oscaroffers.

The nominees for Best Picture are:



Les Miserables

Life Of Pi


Django Unchained

Silver Linings Playbook

Zero Dark Thirty

Beasts of the Southern Wild

The Academy Awards, hosted by Seth MacFarlane, will be presented on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Dolby Theatre and televised live on ABC.