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Every New Kino Lorber Release!

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Heath showcases every new disc release from Kino Lorber and their partner labels for the month of January 2023! Review Archive: CerealAtMidnight.com/p/reviews.html Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

TV Talk with Pop Retro | Cereal At Midnight Podcast | Episode 12

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Heath is joined by Jason from POP RETRO for a discussion about all things TV! What are our earliest TV show memories? What does the future for television on physical media look like? Join us for this television celebration! Keep in touch with Pop Retro! YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@UCfiijqFYbppL5CdJOIeS0vw Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/popretro1 Instagram: PopRetro1 Twitter: PopRetro1 Review Archive: CerealAtMidnight.com/p/reviews.html Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite Intro Music: Juanitos - Octopussy - https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Juanitos/Exotica/juanitos_-_01_-_octopussy/ https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/fr/ Interview Music: Crowander - Whisky  https://freemusicarchive.org/music/crowander/from-the-garage-funkrock/whisky/ https://creativecommons.org/licenses

Unboxing The First HorrorPack of 2023!

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Heath unboxes the first HorrorPack of 2023!  Visit HorrorPack.com to find out more and be sure to let 'em know Cereal At Midnight sent ya! More HorrorPack unboxings: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLms82QIo-B9lRrCqdksXFF0GRX0P-jXNw Review Archive: CerealAtMidnight.com/p/reviews.html Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Review: The Last Posse (1953)

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The Last Posse  opens with a small, weary group of men returning to civilization after days in the desert on the trail of bank robbers who made off with a fortune. We quickly learn that not everyone who rode into the wilderness came back. The sheriff (Hollywood big man Broderick Crawford) has been shot, there's no sign of the stolen money, and nobody wants to talk about what happened. The truth emerges via a series of well-done flashback sequences that fill in the blanks. Every single time that I watch a western from the 1950s, I feel like I've enjoyed a four-course meal. This genre in this era is one of the most consistently-rewarding in all of cinema for me, featuring stories built around multi-layered characters with real and relatable human foibles, aspirations, and the kind of details that make them feel three dimensional.  Broderick Crawford delivers a stellar performance as an alcoholic lawman that's so frequently in his cups that he can barely stand on his feet, let

Elvis Presley 68 Comeback Special Unboxing | 50th Anniversary | Box Set

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Heath unboxes Elvis Presley: The 68 Comeback Special 50th Anniversary box set.  Hail to the King.  Order here: https://amzn.to/3XIvVX3 Check out more Elvis videos from Cereal At Midnight here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLms82QIo-B9nSCeav5V753KvrWNe1jyJp Review Archive: CerealAtMidnight.com/p/reviews.html Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Rightstuf Anime Sale Haul (Patreon Exclusive)

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Heath unboxes a stack of Blu-rays that just arrived from Rightstuf Anime's recent holiday sale! https://www.patreon.com/posts/rightstuf-anime-77453461?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=postshare_creator&utm_content=join_link

An Exclusive Interview with the 3-D Film Archive | Upcoming Title Announcements | Podcast Episode 11

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Bob Furmanek and Greg Kintz from the 3-D Film Archive stop by to talk about cinema preservation in the third dimension...and beyond! This episode features LOTS of news on upcoming projects and an EXCLUSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT about a new 3-D restoration that you don't want to miss!  Use these links to support The 3-D Film Archive and Cereal At Midnight! The Abbott and Costello Show Season One: https://amzn.to/3ZV1GhF https://www.classicflix.com/products/copy-of-the-abbott-and-costello-show-season-1 Jack and the Beanstalk Blu-ray https://amzn.to/3XE1Zeu https://www.classicflix.com/products/copy-of-jack-and-the-beanstalk-70th-anniversary-limited-edition Africa Screams Blu-ray https://amzn.to/3H9tQhq https://www.classicflix.com/products/africa-screams-special-limited-edition The Diamond Wizard Blu-ray https://amzn.to/3CTIQgK Treasure of the Four Crowns https://amzn.to/3wtnTWB Dynasty 3-D https://amzn.to/3kqWBNP Follow The 3-D Film Archive on Social Media: http://www.3dfilmarchive.com/ Facebo

I Watched All 10 Seasons of Smallville! | Binge Watch Report

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Heath has just finished a binge watch of all ten seasons of Smallville. In this video, he gives his thoughts on the series, including what works and what doesn't. Somebody save me! Support Cereal At Midnight by using this Amazon link to buy Smallville: The Complete Series: https://amzn.to/3H5su7m Review Archive: CerealAtMidnight.com/p/reviews.html Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Death Wish 4K Movie Review

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Death Wish is one of Charles Bronson's most iconic movies and now it comes to 4K thanks to Kino Lorber! In this 4K Movie Review, we discuss why the movie is more relevant than ever and how it looks on the UHD format! Order from Amazon: https://amzn.to/3ZAPPF0 Order from Kino Lorber: https://www.klstudioclassics.com/film/death-wish-4kuhd Review Archive: CerealAtMidnight.com/p/reviews.html Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Review: Treason (1933)

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Once again, a Buck Jones B-movie from Columbia surpasses all expectations. In 1933's Treason , our lantern-jawed hero infiltrates a band of southern militants to bring an outlaw to justice. Set against the backdrop of real history, I was entirely unprepared for the moral and ethical complexity of this story. Joan Randall (Shirley Grey) and her band of confederates are riding through Kansas in the immediate wake of the Civil War, apparently wreaking havoc wherever they go. After they burn a town to the ground, Jeff Connors (Buck Jones) goes undercover to bust up the band from the inside. In order to do this, he has to look like the real deal, so he has himself branded with a hot iron  to complete his disguise. While the camera doesn't show the actual skin-searing act, it lingers on his face as the smoke rises from his chest for longer than necessary. Pre-Code cinema, man. This was the first time in the film that I realized I was watching something outside the traditional "l

The Italian Job 4K UHD Blu-ray Review

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Heath reviews the new 4K UHD of the 1969 classic heist film THE ITALIAN JOB! Does it blow the bloody doors off? Order from Amazon: https://amzn.to/3kcjRyQ Order from Kino Lorber: https://www.klstudioclassics.com/film/the-italian-job-4kuhd Review Archive: CerealAtMidnight.com/p/reviews.html Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Big Bunch of B-Western Books! (Patreon Exclusive)

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It's a B-western bonanza as Heath talks about a recent rare, out-of-print bundle of B-movie books. How many B-words can fit in this description? Bunches more, Buck-o! Check it out here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/big-bunch-of-b-77090660?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=postshare_creator&utm_content=join_link

Western Spotlight | B-Western Heroes

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In the latest Western Spotlight, Heath talks about the B-Western heroes! Who were they, what happened to them, and where can you find their movies now? With hundreds (thousands?) of western B-movies in existence, there's so much to explore and enjoy!  Western Spotlight 1: https://youtu.be/k5rD2T8VmiI Western Spotlight 2: https://youtu.be/TuFB95idxN8 Western Reviews: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLms82QIo-B9mcxhF8WY72AYgCg1XTKKFn CerealAtMidnight.com Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight

New Arrow Video Blu-rays for January!

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Arrow kicks off January with heavy hitters from Sonny Chiba, Angela Mao, and the master of cosmic horror, H.P. Lovecraft!  Review Archive: CerealAtMidnight.com/p/reviews.html Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Review: Apache Territory (1958)

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1958's Apache Territory  exhibits everything that I love about the western genre at its mid-century pinnacle. Rory Calhoun plays a drifter who wanders into the titular Apache territory, a highly-dangerous land where outsiders are quickly attacked and killed by the warrior tribe that inhabits the area. Within minutes, Calhoun has spoiled an Apache raid on one group of travelers, yet arrived too late to stop another attack, which left behind a young female survivor. With certain death closing in on all sides, Calhoun finds a box canyon that has a small water supply and enough protection for a temporary refuge. It doesn't take long for a host of other desperate characters--including an old flame--to descend upon the same defensible post. With the gang in place, time is running out; if the Apaches don't get them, their dwindling resources and cabin fever will.  Quite a few themes are packed into this short feature. Calhoun simply wants to be left alone to wander, but his knowle

Imprint Goes 4K! Plus Avengers Emma Peel Box Set and More

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Imprint goes 4K! This new release spotlight features a review of Imprint's first ever 4K, a new Blu-ray box set devoted to The Avengers and Emma Peel, and some incredible new collector's editions! EVERY Imprint release to date: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLms82QIo-B9mzrKoPo-5dzf-gv4KbkWH3 Review Archive: CerealAtMidnight.com/p/reviews.html Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

The State of Physical Media in 2023

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Heath talks about what physical media and home video enthusiasts can expect in 2023!  Favorite Discs of 2022: https://youtu.be/35kLHJHc_NU Top 5 Movies of 2022: https://youtu.be/d5kA5j4QG0A Frank Tarzi Kino Lorber Interview: https://youtu.be/MfFCws4M_gg William Lustig Interview: https://youtu.be/OCCqpEbuja8 Review Archive: CerealAtMidnight.com/p/reviews.html Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

New Music Spectacular! The Latest Vinyl and CD Releases | Record Store Day | Physical Media

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Heath spotlights the latest cult vinyl and CD releases spanning all genres including rock, funk, blues, country, psychedelic, punk, and alternative! With so many reissues hitting shelves, there's never been a better time to be a fan of music on physical media! Review Archive: CerealAtMidnight.com/p/reviews.html Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite

Review: The California Trail (1933)

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I'm still relatively green when it comes to Buck Jones movies, but I like what I see. With so many horse-bound heroes vying for the attention of B-movie audiences, not all of them had the screen presence to be stars. In a dime-a-dozen marketplace, more than a few lacked  presence, but that's not the case with good ol' Buck. Considering his career started back in the twenties before pictures had sound, it says something that he had both leading man charisma and a commanding way with dialogue that served him well as the silents transitioned into talkies. Maybe part of what makes me appreciate Buck so much, aside from his lantern jaw and exceptional physical condition--more uncommon than one would expect for a man of action--is how comfortable he seems to be on screen.  With so many western plots being recycled over and over,  The California Trail  rolls out a plot that feels both refreshing and substantial. In 1830s Spanish California, a crooked mayor and Commandant are starv

Favorite Discs of 2022!

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This is it! It all comes down to this. Who will stand and who will fall? What physical media releases make Heath's "favorite of the year list?"  Top 5 Movies of 2022: https://youtu.be/d5kA5j4QG0A Favorite Discs of 2021: https://youtu.be/SQsl07pHzO4 CerealAtMidnight.com Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight

Review: Metal Skin Panic MADOX-01

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Metal Skin Panic MADOX-01 is a standalone mecha OVA that runs a mere 41 minutes but is a lot of fun. The premise is simple: a military-manufactured mech suit is accidentally lost in Tokyo where it is then found by a regular guy who gets into it without reading the manual.  Because this story isn't associated with any existing series, novels or manga, there's no pressure on it to do anything other than entertain. It isn't setting up a larger world or introducing us to characters that we'll be following for dozens of episodes, it's just a quick little jaunt with mecha fights, a tank battle, and a finale on a skyscraper that looks a little bit like Nakatomi Plaza.  The film is written and directed by Shinji Aramaki, who would later helm Appleseed, Blade Runner: Black Lotus, and  Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045.  Animated in 1987, this is not only the kind of anime that served as the gateway to my own appreciation of the medium, but it's also one of the first anime fea

Top 5 Movies of 2022!

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Heath counts down his five favorite movies of 2022! CerealAtMidnight.com Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight

The Final Fresh Flavors of 2022! New Release Super Show

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It ain't over yet! In the FINAL FRESH FLAVORS of 2022, we're looking at a tall stack of amazing physical media releases that are hitting shelves before the fat man says ho ho ho! Don't get left out in the cold! CerealAtMidnight.com Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight

December HorrorPack Unboxing | Horror For the Holidays

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Put some screams in your stocking as Heath unboxes the final HorrorPack of the year!  HorrorPack.com More HorrorPack Unboxings: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLms82QIo-B9lRrCqdksXFF0GRX0P-jXNw CerealAtMidnight.com Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight

5-25-77 with Director Patrick Read Johnson | Podcast Episode 10

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Director Patrick Read Johnson talks about 5-25-77, a movie 18 years in the making! You know PRJ from movies like Spaced Invaders, Baby's Day Out, and Angus, but did you know he also worked on Bill & Ted, collaborated with Spielberg, and has "lifetime approval" from George Lucas? You don't want to miss this one! Order 5-25-77 here: https://amzn.to/3YwwJPZ Get the movie AND the shirt!  https://mvdshop.com/search?type=product&options%5Bprefix%5D=last&q=5-25-77+Shirt CerealAtMidnight.com Twitter: CerealMidnight Instagram: CerealMidnight TikTok: OfficialCerealAtMidnight Letterboxd: CerealAtMidnite Shop: CerealAtMidnight.Threadless.com Ebay.com/usr/cerealatmidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Facebook.com/CerealMidnight Patreon.com/CerealAtMidnight Intro Music: Juanitos - Octopussy - https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Juanitos/Exotica/juanitos_-_01_-_octopussy/ https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/fr/ Interview Music: Crowander - Whisky  https://freemusi