Blu-ray & DVD Reviews

DVD Review: 'Exists'

January 28th, 2015 12:20pm EST
DVD Review: 'Exists'
Bigfoot. Nuff said. Join us on a hunt for the hairy guy as we check out the new to DVD flick "Exists" out Feb. 3 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review both the myths and realities below!

Title: "Exists"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Dora Madison Burge, Samuel Davis, Brian Steele

Director: Eduardo Sanchez

Rating: R

Runtime: 81 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: From Eduardo Sanchez, half of "The Blair Witch Project" duo, "Exists" is a so-so found footage flick that gets its film strength from some very savory Bigfoot ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'John Wick'

January 28th, 2015 11:10am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'John Wick'
Ready to see if Keanu can kick a little ass? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "John Wick" out Feb. 3 from Summit Home Entertainment. We see if Ted still has bodacious moves below!

Title: "John Wick"

Grade: 2

Cast: Keanu Reeves, Willem Dafoe, Adrianne Palicki

Director: Chad Stahelski

Rating: R

Runtime: 101 minutes

Release Company: Summit Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: For a flick with a ton of Blu-ray cover praise, I gotta say "John Wick" lacked cool prowess for me on multiple levels. From a dramatic standpoint Keanu Reev...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Open Windows'

January 28th, 2015 10:30am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Open Windows'
Stalking, assault and kidnapping – all from the comfort of a computer screen? Follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray thriller "Open Windows" out now from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. We examine the many dangerous windows and pop ups below!

Title: "Open Windows"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Elijah Wood, Sasha Grey, Neil Maskell

Director: Nacho Vigalondo

Rating: R

Runtime: 110 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment

Website: www.cinedigmentertainment.com

The Flick: Watching "Time Crimes" director Nacho Vigalondo’s latest outing on a small screen does add a pinch of p...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Zero Theorem'

January 28th, 2015 10:05am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Zero Theorem'
Ready to go down the rabbit hole with Terry Gilliam? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Zero Theorem" out now from Well Go USA Home Entertainment. We examine the all things odd and wonderful below.

Title: "The Zero Theorem"

Grade: 3

Cast: Christoph Waltz, David Thewlis, Matt Damon

Director: Terry Gilliam

Rating: R

Runtime: 111 minutes

Release Company: Well Go USA Home Entertainment

Website: www.wellgousa.com

The Flick: For film folks familiar with weirdo works like "Brazil," "The Zero Theorem" won’t be too strange for you. For the "12 Monkeys" and...
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DVD Review: 'Big Driver'

January 21st, 2015 11:10am EST
DVD Review: 'Big Driver'
Ready for a little woman scorned payback? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Big Driver" out Jan. 27 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if the crime is worth the time below.

Title: "Big Driver"

Grade: 2

Cast: Mario Bello, Olympia Dukakis, Joan Jett

Director: Mikael Salomon

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 90 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: The biggest problem this one has is the rape revenge genre has gone way past the obvious already and "Big Driver" is still at the starting line. Meaning t...
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DVD Review: 'Horror 4 In 1 Collection'

January 16th, 2015 11:00am EST
DVD Review: 'Horror 4 In 1 Collection'
Ready to get some horror – times four? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD compilation Horror 4 in 1 Collection featuring "Hostel" (Extended Cut), "Hollow Man" (Director’s Cut), "I Know What You Did Last Summer" and "When A Stranger Calls" out now from Mill Creek Home Entertainment. We see if four times is a deadly charm below!

Title: "Horror 4 in 1 Collection"

Grade: 4

Cast: Jay Hernandez, Kevin Bacon, Camilla Belle

Director: Eli Roth / Paul Verhoeven / Jim Gillespie / Simon West

Rating: Unrated / Unrated / R / PG-13

Release Company: Mill Creek Home Entertainment

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DVD Review: 'Sci-Fi Double Feature'

January 16th, 2015 10:30am EST
DVD Review: 'Sci-Fi Double Feature'
Ready for a Sci-Fi twosome? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD duo of the Sci-Fi Double Feature "Krull" & "Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone" out now from Mill Creek Home Entertainment. We get the sci-fi skinny below!

Title: "Sci-Fi Double Feature"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Ken Marshall, Peter Strauss, Molly Ringwald

Director: Peter Yates / Lamont Johnson

Rating: PG

Release Company: Mill Creek Home Entertainment

Website: www.millcreekent.com

KRULL

The Flick: I definitely watched this one as a kid and did not realize then that in a shamefully smaller si...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Heartbreak Hotel'

January 16th, 2015 10:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Heartbreak Hotel'
Ready to kidnap the king? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray fantasy film "Heartbreak Hotel" out now from Mill Creek Home Entertainment. The music and mayhem get reviewed below!

Title: "Heartbreak Hotel"

Grade: 4

Cast: Charlie Schlatter, David Keith, Tuesday Weld

Director: Chris Columbus

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 101 minutes

Release Company: Mill Creek Home Entertainment

Website: www.millcreekent.com

The Flick: While there is a dated tone to the pre-"Home Alone" but post-"Adventures in Babysitting" Chris Columbus helmed "Heartbreak Hotel," there is also just the...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Revenge Of The Green Dragons'

January 15th, 2015 12:10pm EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Revenge Of The Green Dragons'
Ready to see how the gang the Green Dragons came to be? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Revenge of the Green Dragons" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review the rituals and rites of passage below!

Title: "Revenge of the Green Dragons"

Grade: 2

Cast: Justin Chon, Kevin Wu, Ray Liotta

Director: Andrew Lau and Andrew Loo

Rating: R

Runtime: 94 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: "Revenge of the Green Dragons" seemed to have all the right elements for success – an interesting premi...
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Blu-ray Review: 'White Bird In A Blizzard'

January 15th, 2015 11:10am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'White Bird In A Blizzard'
Ready for a grown up Gregg Araki? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "White Bird In A Blizzard" out Jan. 20 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We examine the bird and the blizzard below.

Title: "White Bird In A Blizzard"

Stars: 5

Cast: Shailene Woodley, Eva Green, Christopher Meloni

Director: Gregg Araki

Rating: R

Running Time: 91 Minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magpictures.com

The Flick: From the much more accomplished eye of notoriously wild filmmaker Gregg Araki, "White Bird In A Blizzard" is the filmmakers most grown...
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