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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,

Blu-ray Review: 'The Legend Of Billie Jean'

July 16th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Billie Jean
Ready to get some fair? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray 80’s classic "The Legend of Billie Jean – Fair is Fair Edition" out July 22 from Mill Creek Home Entertainment. We review to see if this flick is truly ‘invincible’ (Pat Benatar style!) over time below!

Title: "The Legend of Billie Jean - Fair is Fair Edition"

Grade: 4

Cast: Helen Slater, Keith Gordon, Christian Slater

Director: Matthew Robbins

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 95 minutes

Release Company: Mill Creek Home Entertainment

Website: www.millcreekent.com

The Flick: "The Legend of Billie Jean" does have...
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DVD Review: 'Amber Alert – Terror On The Highway'

July 16th, 2014 10:30am EDT
Amber Alert
A bitter man with nothing to lose – not a great driving companion! We’re checking out the new to DVD thriller "Amber Alert – Terror on the Highway" out July 29 from Nasser Group North. We review the effectiveness of the amber alert below!

Title: "Amber Alert – Terror on the Highway"

Grade: 1

Cast: Tom Berenger, Britt McKillip, Torri Higginson

Director: George Mendeluk

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 90 minutes

Release Company: Nasser Group North

Website: www.nasserentertainment.com

The Flick: For some reason "Amber Alert – Terror on the Highway" feels like a TV movie. I didn’t ...
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DVD Review: 'Antboy'

July 16th, 2014 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Antboy'
Boy plus Ant equals...you get it. We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray flick "Antboy" out now from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. The boy and the ant get reviewed below!

Title: "Antboy"

Grade: 4

Cast: Oscar Dietz, Nicolas Bro, Samuel Ting Graf

Director: Ask Hasselbalch

Rating: R

Runtime: 77 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment

Website: www.cinedigmentertainment.com

The Flick: I already reviewed this one theatrically (click HERE!), but watching it again I’m still struck by how stylistic the film really is. Under the direction of Danish filmmaker Ask Hasselbal...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Lake Placid - Collector's Edition'

July 10th, 2014 12:10pm EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Lake Placid - Collector's Edition'
Going hunting for a croc...the size of an elephant? The follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray thriller "Lake Placid - Collector's Edition" out now from Shout! Factory’s genre division Scream Factory. We examine the teeth and all up close below!

Title: "Lake Placid - Collector's Edition"

Grade: 4

Cast: Bill Pullman, Bridget Fonda, Oliver Platt

Director: Steve Miner

Rating: R

Runtime: 82 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: Always loved the combination of Director Steve Miner (who could do horror with "Hous...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Deadly Eyes'

July 10th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Deadly Eyes'
Rats the size of...dogs? (And with the fake rat fur coats to prove it!) We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray horror flick from the past "Deadly Eyes" out now from Scream Factory the genre division of Shout! Factory. We put out the poison and check for plague below!

Title: "Deadly Eyes"

Grade: 3

Cast: Sam Groom, Sara Botsford, Scatman Crothers

Director: Robert Clouse

Rating: R

Runtime: 87 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: There is an undeniable camp quality to the rat ridden horror outing "Deadly Eyes" that’...
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DVD Review: 'Dead Drop'

July 10th, 2014 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Dead Drop'
What do you do when someone throws you out of a plane – seek revenge of course! We’re checking out the new to DVD title "Dead Drop" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The plan of attack gets reviewed below!

Title: "Dead Drop"

Grade: 3

Cast: Luke Goss, Nestor Carbonell, Cole Hauser

Director: R. Ellis Frazier

Rating: R

Runtime: 89 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: "Dead Drop" has its fair share of ups and downs. On the down side the “revenge” thriller is slower then dirt, which isn’t helped by the incess...
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DVD Review: 'The Twilight Zone Essential Espisodes'

July 3rd, 2014 12:00pm EDT
DVD Review: 'The Twilight Zone Essential Espisodes'
Ready to check out the best of the best in the zone? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD collection of "The Twilight Zone Essential Episodes - 55th Anniv. Edition" out now from CBS/RLJ Home Entertainment. Sight, sound, mind – next stop review zone!

Title: "The Twilight Zone Essential Episodes"

Grade: 4

Cast: Burgess Meredith, William Shatner, Telly Savalas

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 425 minutes

Release Company: CBS / RLJ Home Entertainment

Website: www.us.RLJEntertainment.com

Overall: This is a wonderful and good starter set for the fan and espec...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Final Terror'

July 3rd, 2014 11:05am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Final Terror'
Ready to fight for your life in the woods? Then follow us as we check out the recently out on Blu-ray 80’s flick "The Final Terror" out now from Shout! Factory’s genre division label Scream Factory. We examine if the terror is indeed final below!

Title: "The Final Terror"

Grade: 3

Cast: Rachel Ward, Adrian Zmed, Lewis Smith

Director: Andrew Davis

Rating: R

Runtime: 82 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: "The Final Terror" is a classic example of early movie potential. Meaning the film has a slew of actors (Dar...
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DVD Review: 'Hunting The Legend'

July 3rd, 2014 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Hunting The Legend'
Going looking for Bigfoot – good luck! We’re checking out the new to DVD flick "Hunting the Legend" out now from RLJ Home Entertainment. We examine the hairy situation below.

Title: "Hunting the Legend"

Grade: 1

Cast: Chris Copeland, Hannah Wallace, Jeff Causey

Director: Justin Steeley

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 95 minutes

Release Company: RLJ Home Entertainment

Website: www.us.RLJEntertianment.com

The Flick: Forget the fact that this flick is shot once again in the uninspired found footage format or that the acting makes Ashton Kutcher look like Olivier. What will really ...
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DVD Review: 'No Vacancy'

June 30th, 2014 11:10am EDT
DVD Review: 'No Vacancy'
Need some help? Be careful what you wish for! We’re checking out the new to DVD thriller "No Vacancy" out July 1 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review the room with a deadly view below!

Title: "No Vacancy"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Kristen Quintrall, Cameron Diskin, Braxton Davis

Director: Christopher B. Stokes

Rating: R

Runtime: 81 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: The main problem with the convoluted horror thriller "No Vacancy" (no, not the Kate Beckinsale/Luke Wilson flick "Vacancy!") is that the killers are...
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