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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: 'Felt' - Worth The Money?

8/18/2015 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Felt'
Ready for a little unorthodox revenge tale? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Felt" out Sept. 1 from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We see if alter egos are a way to help heal below!

Title: "Felt"

Grade: 1

Cast: Amy Everson, Kentucker Audley, Elisabeth Ferrara

Director: Jason Banker

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 80 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: While the trailer for this one, which houses a barrage of disturbing visual imagery, most assuredly knocks the ball out of the park (complete with his ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Lost After Dark' - Worth The Money?

8/17/2015 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Lost After Dark'
Ready to head back to the 80’s for a little slice and dice action? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Lost After Dark" out September 1 from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We see if the decade won’t die below!

Title: "Lost After Dark"

Grade: 2

Cast: Kendra Timmins, David Lipper, Robert Patrick

Director: Ian Kessner

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 85 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.ancorbayent.com

The Flick: After a fantastic looking Blu-ray cover and a promising 80’s style start, "Lost After Dark" felt more like Corman tha...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Big Game' - Worth The Money?

8/17/2015 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Big Game'
Ready to go head to head with a bow and arrow toting tot? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Big Game" out August 25 from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We see if the kid is killer below!

Title: "Big Game"

Grade: 1 1/2

Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila, Ray Stevenson

Director: Jalmari Helander

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 87 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: "Big Game" begins with a fluffy escapist premise that could at the very least be interesting – the President gets stranded in Finland and m...
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Movie Reviews: 'Straight Outta Compton's' Wild Ride And More

8/14/2015 11:05am EDT
Movie Reviews: 'Straight Outta Compton' / 'The Boy' / 'Doomed! T
The three films critiqued below all seem to have one theme in common – troubled times. Tales dealing with the price of fame, kids who have a hankering to kill and productions never meant to see the light of day all get firm dissection below. Check out the encapsulated reviews of "Straight Outta Compton," "The Boy" and "Doomed! The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s The Fantastic Four" below!

Title: "Straight Outta Compton"

Stars: 4

Genre: Drama

Cast: O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell

Director: F. Gary Gray

Rating: R

Running Time: 147 Minutes

Release Company: Univ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Vendetta' - Worth The Money?

8/13/2015 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Vendetta'
Ready for a little behind bars revenge? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Vendetta" out August 18 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if there is truly payback in prison below!

Title: "Vendetta"

Grade: 1

Cast: Dean Cain, The Big Show, Michael Eklund

Director: Jen and Sylvia Soska

Rating: R

Runtime: 90 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: What in the holy hell has happened to the Soska Sisters? The dynamic duo behind such maverick genre works like "American Mary" and the savory 'Torture Po...
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Producer Jason Blum Weighs In On 'Unfriended,' Found Footage & More

8/12/2015 12:15pm EDT
Uber-Producer Jason Blum On 'Unfriended,' Found Footage And M. N
Chances are if you’ve seen any horror film recently you know the work of Producer Jason Blum. As founder and CEO of Blumhouse Productions, Blum has made quite a name for himself with famed genre work like "Paranormal Activity" and "Insidious" and even dabbling in deep dramatic fare like Oscar-nominated flick "Whiplash." But today we’re talking one-on-one with Blum all about the new to DVD and Blu-ray chiller "Unfriended" and having dug the unique horror outing myself it was a pleasure to delve into the flick. From the bullying subtext to teaming up with "Night Watch" filmmaker Timur Bekma...
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2 Indie Movies Reviews To Check Out: 'They Look Like People' / '20 Years Of Madness'

8/12/2015 11:20am EDT
Movie Reviews: 'They Look Like People' / '20 Years Of Madness'
For those not in the know-how, the glorious Slamdance Film Festival has teamed up with the famed Arclight Cinemas to present for a screening series known as…The Slamdance Cinema Club! The films are from Slamdance and give fans who were not in Park City a chance to check out the various movie wares! The most recent duo screened involved people who both act crazy and are crazy and we’re checking them both out for review! So check out the encapsulated views of the horror indie "They Look Like People" and the detailed doc "20 Years of Madness" below!

Title: "They Look Like People"
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Blu-ray Review: 'Barely Lethal' - Worth The Money?

8/12/2015 10:30am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Barely Lethal'
Can a tot trained as an assassin do battle in…high school? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Barely Lethal" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if a killer can manage the clique below!

Title: "Barely Lethal"

Grade: 3

Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Jessica Alba, Samuel L. Jackson

Director: Kyle Newman

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 99 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: "Barely Lethal," not unlike high school itself, has ups and downs in its fish out of water tale. On the good side, the ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Dead Lands' - Worth The Money?

8/12/2015 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Dead Lands'
Ready to enter an area where man was not meant to roam? The follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Dead Lands" out now from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We see if the scary stories are true below!

Title: "The Dead Lands"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: James Rolleston, Te Kohe Tuhaka, Rena Owen

Director: Toa Fraser

Rating: R

Runtime: 107 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magnetreleasing.com/thedeadlands

The Flick: Steeped in visceral visuals and brutal battles, the New Zealand import "The Dead Lands" has a lot to offer films fans. It’s g...
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Free Outdoor Screening In LA of Pixar's 'Up' w/Ed Asner!

8/7/2015 12:00pm EDT
Free Outdoor Screening In LA of Pixar's 'Up' w/Ed Asner!
Love Pixar? Have kids? On a budget? How about a little early animated Pixar Los Angeles red carpet fun for the whole family free of charge?

Flicks for Fans and the Westwood Improvement Association are prepared to lift your expectations with their awesome free outdoor screening on the amazing Pixar film "Up!" Taking place on Monday, August 10, 2015 at 7pm in Westwood, this event which is part of the 'Cinema Under The Stars: Red Carpet Series' is just what kids and parents ordered as a fun before school starts outing! Featuring "Up" playing on a jumbo outdoor screen, hosted by Jimmy ...
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