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Jason Coleman is film critic/movie journalist with over 10 years of experience, most recently as Senior Entertainment Editor for The213.net, as well as JoBlo.com. Having worked for two local newspapers as a movie reviewer at the early age of 12, Coleman continues to spew his love and passion for film for Starpulse. Coleman currently helps manage the Village and Bruin Theaters in Westwood and will eventually open his own theater in Studio City,

Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Principal'

August 29th, 2014 12:45pm EDT
Principal
Since demand for good movies at the end of summer is tough, we felt it was time to fight fire with fire with our own hard hitting selection to end the season off right – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s blast from the past puts a notorious funnyman in the hard guy hot seat and pits him against a school of baddies looking to protect their turf and rep. When hard luck high needs someone to clean up the hallways who do you call? Who else..."The Principal."

Rick Latimer is a drunk and it’s not hard to understand why. He’s works as an uninspired job as a high school teacher, sha...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Draft Day'

August 29th, 2014 11:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Draft Day'
Politics, backstabbing and plenty of scheming – and football season hasn’t even started yet! We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray flick "Draft Day" out Sept. 2 from Summit Home Entertainment. We review the picks and plays below!

Title: "Draft Day"

Grade: 4

Cast: Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, Denis Leary

Director: Ivan Reitman

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 110 minutes

Release Company: Summit Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Coming from a person who knows nothing about football and isn’t even a fan, I was fully engaged in "Draft Day." Meaning throug...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Nymphomanic Volume I And II'

August 29th, 2014 10:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Nymphomanic Volume I And II'
Ready to get sexy via Lars Von Trier? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Nymphomanic Volume I And II" out now from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We review the various deviant stories below!

Title: "Nymphomanic Volume I And II"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgard, Shia LaBeouf

Director: Lars Von Trier

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 241 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magpictures.com/nymphomanic

The Flick: I’ve noticed that with filmmaker Lars Von Trier there’s a firm amount of highs and lows. Meaning hi...
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DVD Review: 'Sanctuary Quite A Conundrum'

August 28th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
DVD Review: 'Sanctuary Quite A Conundrum'
Ever have one of those wild nights that end with blood and gore and a whole lot more? Then follow us as we check out such an event in the new to DVD flick "Sanctuary Quite A Conundrum" out now from Midnight Releasing. We review the party favors below!

Title: "Sanctuary Quite A Conundrum"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Sasha Ramos, Emily Rogers, Joe Coffey

Director: Thomas L. Philips

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 82 minutes

Release Company: Midnight Releasing

Website: www.midnightreleasing.com

The Flick: A sort of low budgeted but better "Very Bad Things," "Sanctuary Quite A Conundrum" fe...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Walking Dead - The Complete Season Four'

August 28th, 2014 11:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Walking Dead - The Complete Season Four'
Walkers here, there and everywhere – must be dead time! We’re checking out the new Blu-ray edition of "The Walking Dead – The Complete Season Four" out now from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. Is four times a charm? We review it below!

Title: "The Walking Dead - The Complete Season Four"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Danai Gurira

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 696 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

Show Overview: This season feels more like two different stories – one still dealing with The Go...
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DVD Review: 'Deadbeat - Season One'

August 28th, 2014 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Deadbeat - Season One'
Ready to see a deadbeat help the dead beat it to the light? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD series "Deadbeat – Season One" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review who can really see the dead below!

Title: "Deadbeat – Season One"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Tyler Labine, Brandon T. Jackson, Cat Deeley

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 220 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

Show Overview: Pretty standard story about a hapless schlep that happens to have the ability to see a dead person that is seriou...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Muppets Most Wanted'

August 26th, 2014 12:10pm EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Muppets Most Wanted'
Can Kermit survive...jail time? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray film "Muppets Most Wanted" out now from Disney Home Entertainment. We review where this one fits on the Muppet strings scale below!

Title: "Muppets Most Wanted"

Grade: 1 1/2

Cast: Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey

Director: James Bobin

Rating: PG

Runtime: 124 minutes

Release Company: Disney Home Entertainment

Website: www.DisneyBluray.com

The Flick: Having been a big fan of the last heart filled outing "The Muppets" with Jason Segal, this one felt like a total kneecapping. Horrible, u...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Filth'

August 26th, 2014 11:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Filth'
Ready to see James McAvoy get some dirty deeds done dirt cheap? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Filth" out now from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We review the good in being bad below.

Title: "Filth"

Grade: 4

Cast: James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, Eddie Marsan

Director: Jon S. Baird

Rating: R

Runtime: 98 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magpictures.com

The Flick: I said it in the theatrical review and I’ll say it again – there is some dirty good fun to be had within "Filth." Taking a page out of the "Trainspotting" book of ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'I'll Follow You Down'

August 26th, 2014 10:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'I'll Follow You Down'
If you could right a wrong via time travel, would you? Thus is the premise of the new to Blu-ray sci-fi mind twister "I’ll Follow You Down" out now from Well Go USA Entertainment. We review the life changing options below.

Title: "I’ll Follow You Down"

Grade: 3

Cast: Haley Joel Osment, Gillian Anderson, Victor Garber

Director: Richie Mehta

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 93 minutes

Release Company: Well Go USA Entertainment

Website: www.wellgousa.com

The Flick: As a story premise, "I’ll Follow You Down" is quite notable. Husband/father disappears, leaving behind odd clues about...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Girl Next Door'

August 22nd, 2014 11:18am EDT
The Girl Next Door
With "Let’s Be Cops" still holding its own at the box office, we thought we’d take this opportunity to look back at Cops Director Luke Greenfield’s past work and there’s a hidden gem waiting to be brought to justice...welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection seems on the surface to just be a steamy salacious romp, but nothing could be further from the truth. Cool comedy, colorful characters and surprisingly real romance are at the heart of a film that frankly deserves its due. I remember the 2004 film..."The Girl Next Door."

Matthew Kidman is a high school senior with ...
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