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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: '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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Blu-ray Review: 'The Witch'

5/17/2016 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Witch'
Is there a witch in the woods or has paranoia come to a head? We’re gonna explore as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Witch" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if something wicked this way comes below!

Title: "The Witch"

Grade: 3

Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Insen, Kate Dickie

Director: Robert Eggers

Rating: R

Runtime: 92 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Matching the paranoid fear of "The Crucible" with the shock value of a ghost story, "The Witch" is surprisingly unsatisfying. And whil...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Synchronicity'

5/17/2016 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Synchronicity'
If you built a machine that could time travel how far would you go to protect it? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Synchronicity" out now from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We see if the space-time continuum is still intact below!

Title: "Synchronicity"

Grade: 2

Cast: Chad McKnight, AJ Bowen, Brianne Davis

Director: Jacob Gentry

Rating: R

Runtime: 100 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magnetreleasing.com/synchronicity

The Flick: An at times obvious cross between "Timecrimes" and "Blade Runner," "Synchronicity" has...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Regression'

5/16/2016 12:00pm EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Regression'
Does delving deep into the brain bring up past memories real or imagined? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Regression" out now from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We see if devil worship is indeed alive and well below!

Title: "Regression"

Grade: 3

Cast: Ethan Hawke, Emma Watson, David Thewlis

Director: Alejandro Amenábar

Rating: R

Runtime: 106 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: Coming from "The Others" helmer Alejandro Amenábar there’s no doubt that "Regression" looks good. Meaning t...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Where To Invade Next'

5/16/2016 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Where To Invade Next'
Want to join Michael Moore as he invades outside countries in search of good ideas? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Where to Invade Next" out now from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We see what Michael comes up with and if it entertains below!

Title: "Where to Invade Next"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Michael Moore

Director: Michael Moore

Rating: R

Runtime: 120 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: A HUGE step forward from his last ho-hum effort "Capitalism: A Love Story" (good but not enough Moore on-s...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Misconduct'

5/16/2016 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Misconduct'
Ready to take on the big guns in the name of the law? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray legal thriller "Misconduct" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if David can truly overcome Goliath below!

Title: "Misconduct"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Josh Duhamel, Al Pacino, Anthony Hopkins

Director: Shintaro Shimosawa

Rating: R

Runtime: 105 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: "Misconduct" is a thriller that admirably tries to take on a slew of different story elements, but it’s also the films’ downfal...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Substitute'

5/13/2016 12:00pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Substitute'
Since we’ve been focusing on American films a ton lately, in the coming weeks we’re looking abroad to partake in some savory foreign fare for once – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! For our cinematic studies, we’re off to Denmark for an odd and unusual horror outing filled with many lessons to be learned. Seems a strange teacher has come to town and brought with her a very unconventional lesson plan – some say it’s downright out of this world. We see if the woman in question is truly of this earth as we pay heed to…"The Substitute!"

For most students getting a substitute means t...
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Reviews: Check Out These Movies Coming Out This Week

5/12/2016 12:00pm EDT
Movie Reviews: 'Crossing Point' / 'High-Rise' / 'What We Become'
This week sees a more eclectic mix of movie magic for those looking outside the superhero box. Regular guys forced into action, tall buildings that have an odd effect on the inhabitants and coming of age love in the midst of a zombie apocalypse – did we leave anything out? Check out our encapsulated reviews of "Crossing Point," "High-Rise" and "What We Become" for your convenience below!

Title: "Crossing Point"

Stars: 3

Genre: Action

Cast: Shawn Lock, Tom Sizemore, Luke Gross

Director: Daniel Zirilli

Rating: Not Rated

Running Time: 92 Minutes

Release Company: XLrator Media
...
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