Josie and the Pussycats: The Complete Series - Original 2-Disc vs. Repackaged 3-Disc DVD Comparison Review

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Josie and the Pussycats is a 16-episode Hanna-Barbera animated series, based upon the Archie Comics series of the same name created by Dan DeCarlo, that aired on CBS during the 1970–1971 television season. In the 1972-1973 television season, the show was re-conceptualized as Josie and the Pussycats in Outer Space and aired another 16 episodes. Josie and the Pussycats features an all-girl band that toured the world, getting mixed up in strange adventures, spy capers, and mysteries. The group consisted of lead singer and guitarist Josie, bassist Valerie, and air-headed blonde drummer Melody. Their entourage included cowardly manager Alexander Cabot III, his conniving sister Alexandra, her cat Sebastian, and muscular roadie Alan. The show is very similar to Hanna-Barbera's Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! in style and format, including the use of a laugh track, which is omitted from the DVD releases. Warner Brothers has released the complete sixteen episode series of Josie and the Pussycats twice on DVD. The first time was as a 2-disc DVD set on September 18, 2007 and then again as a 3-disc DVD set on June 20, 2017. This review will look at both releases so you'll know which one to buy and which one to avoid.

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Terminator: Dark Fate 4K UHD + Blu-ray Combo Pack Review

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Terminator: Dark Fate is the sixth installment in the 35-year-old Terminator franchise. Yeah, there are SIX of these films now, plus a television series. I remember when there were only two movies. Before I tell you more about Terminator: Dark Fate, be forewarned that there will be SPOILERS...

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Joker 4K UHD + Blu-ray Combo Pack Review

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Joker is the latest DC Comics movie, but it's not your typical "comic book movie". Just what kind of movie is it? Read on to find out...

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: E.T.'s First Words Book Review

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Insight Editions will release six educational PlayPop books in 2020, which introduce kids to beloved characters and films, such as Ghostbusters and E.T., while developing essential skills and concepts including first words, counting, colors, and shapes. The line begins with two titles set for release on February 4, 2020: Ghostbusters: 1 to 10 Slimer's Loose Again and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: E.T.'s First Words. Even though the release date is a month away, the kind folks at Insight Editions sent along copies of both books now, so I might as well do an EARLY REVIEW of them. (The Slimer review can be found on Spook Central.)

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3 From Hell Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Review

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With Christmas (and soon Hanukkah) now in the rear-view mirror, I'll be taking a look at several new releases that would be great to buy with all of those gift cards you just received. If you love horror movies, Lionsgate recently released 3 From Hell on Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack. Read on to find out more...

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