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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

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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DVD Review: 'Outsiders: Season One'

5/18/2016 11:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Outsiders: Season One'
Ready to do battle with mysterious mountain families? The follow us as we check out the new to DVD show "Outsiders: Season One" out May 24 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. We see if there’s trouble in the hills below!

Title: "Outsiders: Season One"

Grade: 3

Cast: David Morse, Joe Anderson, Gillian Alexy

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 593 minutes

Release Company: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Website: www.SonyPictures.com

The Show: What someone in the cast called "Mad Max" meets "Little House on the Prairie," "Outsiders" has an engaging premise. The ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Dirty Grandpa: Unrated'

5/18/2016 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Dirty Grandpa: Unrated'
Filth, debauchery and sex obsessed…say hi to Grandpa! We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray flick "Dirty Grandpa Unrated" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if there’s humor in heinous acts below!

Title: "Dirty Grandpa: Unrated"

Grade: 2

Cast: Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Aubrey Plaza

Director: Dan Mazer

Rating: Unrated

Runtime: 108 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Sad thing about "Dirty Grandpa" is it starts out fairly funny. From the opening scene with straight man Zac Efron fighting with cousin A...
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DVD Review: 'Kindergarten Cop 2'

5/17/2016 12:00pm EDT
DVD Review: 'Kindergarten Cop 2'
Can Dolph Lundgren possibly have anything to teach terror tots? We’re eager to see as we check out the new to DVD flick "Kindergarten Cop 2" out now from Universal Home Entertainment. We see if Dolph develops minds below!

Title: "Kindergarten Cop 2"

Grade: 1

Cast: Dolph Lundgren, Bill Bellamy, Darla Taylor

Director: Don Michael Paul

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 101 minutes

Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment

Website: www.UPHE.com

The Flick: Wow. Just wow. This follow up to the Ivan Reitman action/comedy is so bad, so terrible and so just hands down unfunny it almost pus...
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