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Jason Coleman is film critic/movie journalist with over 20 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

See If 'X-Men: Apocalypse' And Other Movies Coming Out This Week Are Worth Your Time

5/26/2016 12:00pm EDT
Movie Reviews: 'X-Men: Apocalypse' / 'The Nice Guys' / 'Mark Of
Big movies, small movies – we cover them all! This week we’re taken a gander at spectacle, action and fantasy…and that’s just Ryan Gosling playing a detective! Check out our encapsulated reviews of "X-Men: Apocalypse," "The Nice Guys" and "Mark of the Witch" below!

Title: "X-Men: Apocalypse"

Stars: 1

Genre: Action / Fantasy

Cast: James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence

Director: Bryan Singer

Rating: PG-13

Running Time: 144 Minutes

Release Company: 20th Century Fox

Website: www.foxmovies.com/movies/x-men-apocalypse

For those who have a hankering for subpar wall to wall action with...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Hail, Ceaser!'

5/25/2016 12:00pm EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Hail, Ceaser!'
Ready to re-live the golden era of Hollywood movie making via the Coen Brothers? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Hail, Ceaser!" out June 7 from Universal Home Entertainment. Like the earl aquatic flicks, we see if this one sinks or swims below!

Title: "Hail, Ceaser!"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Tilda Swinton

Director: Joel Coen & Ethan Coen

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 106 minutes

Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment

Website: www.HailCeaserMovie.com

The Flick: As far as a Coen Bros. movie, "Hail, Ceaser!" is their most inconsis...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Triple 9'

5/25/2016 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Triple 9'
Ready to dive into the world of gangs, corrupt cops and the Russian mafia? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Triple 9" out May 31 from Universal Home Entertainment. We see if there’s cool in the chaos below!

Title: "Triple 9"

Grade: 2

Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck, Kate Winslet

Director: John Hillcoat

Rating: R

Runtime: 116 minutes

Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment

Website: www.triple9movie.com

The Flick: With an absolute who’s who dream cast of characters, "Triple 9" actually suffers from too much star power. Meaning the audience...
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DVD Review: 'Casual Encounters'

5/24/2016 12:00pm EDT
DVD Review: 'Casual Encounters'
Ready to jump into some kinky stuff? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Casual Encounters" out June 7 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see is there’s humor in hooking up below!

Title: "Casual Encounters"

Grade: 3

Cast: Taran Killam, Brooklyn Decker, David Krumholtz

Director: Zackary Adler

Rating: R

Runtime: 81 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Mixing raunchy comedy with a side of sweetness is always an uphill battle, but thankfully "Casual Encounters" overcomes the been there, done that fac...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Gods Of Egypt'

5/23/2016 12:00pm EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Gods Of Egypt'
Gods vs. man – let the games begin! We’re going head to head with checking out the new to Blu-ray flick "Gods of Egypt" out May 31 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if history is entertaining below!

Title: "Gods of Egypt"

Grade: 3

Cast: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, Brenton Thwaites

Director: Alex Proyas

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 126 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: For all the complaints via Director Alex Proyas about critics hating his films, this meager on was actually very entertained by "Gods o...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Killer'

5/20/2016 12:10pm EDT
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We’re keeping the five-star foreign factor going with another must-see gem one critic proclaimed ‘guaranteed to tingle the most jaded moviegoers palate’ (good quote Joe Leydon of the Houston Post!) – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! We’re diving headfirst with two guns drawn into a masterpiece so mesmerizing, so unique and so utterly breathtaking that it literally inspired waves of action films that followed. It took all the typical tropes audiences associated with guns and ammo and infused it with a signature style and one hundred percent pure adrenaline for a cinematic experience that...
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Movie Reviews: 'De Palma' / 'Hard Sell'

5/19/2016 12:10pm EDT
Movie Reviews: 'De Palma' / 'Hard Sell'
Nice to see this week there are a couple of flicks on the horizon well worth checking out. From a quaint and quirky coming of age story to a five-star documentary that’s a must for any film fan, these movies are why we go to the cinema. We’re checking out the doc "De Palma" and drama "Hard Sell" via our encapsulated reviews below!

Title: "De Palma"

Stars: 5

Genre: Documentary

Cast: Brian De Palma

Director: Noah Baumbach & Jake Paltrow

Rating: R

Running Time: 107 Minutes

Release Company: A24

Website: www.a24films.com/films/de-palma

In what can only be described as the most ...
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DVD Review: 'Monsterland'

5/19/2016 11:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Monsterland'
Anthology alert! We’re heading into a dark theater to check out the new to DVD horror flick "Monsterland" out June 7 from RLJ Home Entertainment. We see if there’s satisfaction in the stories below!

Title: "Monsterland"

Grade: 1 1/2

Cast: Josh LaCasse, Trent Haaga, John Franklin

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 109 minutes

Release Company: RLJ Home Entertainment

Website: www.us.RLJEntertainment.com

The Flick: I’m always excited by the idea of a horror anthology flick as with multiple stories there’s more chances than not of good stuff to see. Unfortunately and ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'

5/19/2016 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'
Wanting to dive into the refined pool of Jane Austen also filled with the undead? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" out May 31 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. We see if there’s room for both killing and a cup of tea below!

Title: "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies"

Grade: 3

Cast: Lily James, Sam Riley, Lena Headey

Director: Burr Steers

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 107 minutes

Release Company: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Website: www.SonyPictures.com

The Flick: Not to be confused with a weird parody or heightened ve...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Finest Hours'

5/18/2016 12:00pm EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Finest Hours'
Ready to risk life and limb to save the stranded? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Finest Hours" out May 24 from Walt Disney Home Entertainment. We see if there’s entertainment in the excursion below!

Title: "The Finest Hours"

Grade: 3

Cast: Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster

Director: Craig Gillespie

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 117 minutes

Release Company: Walt Disney Home Entertainment

Website: www.DisneyBluray.com

The Flick: Having come off a dismal theatrical showing, I was very curious to see what was ‘wrong’ with "The Finest Hours." And for ...
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