Blu-ray & DVD Reviews

Blu-ray Review: 'The Angriest Man In Brooklyn'

July 23rd, 2014 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Angriest Man In Brooklyn'
Ready to be angry – and enjoy it? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Angriest Man In Brooklyn" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review the ups and downs of all things angry below!

Title: "The Angriest Man In Brooklyn"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Robin Williams, Mila Kunis, Peter Dinklage

Director: Phil Alden Robinson

Rating: R

Runtime: 84 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: "The Angriest Man In Brooklyn" is one of those rare films that wants to have its cake and eat it too and somewhat...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Heaven Is For Real'

July 23rd, 2014 10:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Heaven Is For Real'
From the mouths of babes – but is it real? We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray film "Heaven Is For Real" out now from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. We review the believers and the skeptics in the story below!

Title: "Heaven Is For Real"

Grade: 2

Cast: Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly, Thomas Haden Church

Director: Randall Wallace

Rating: PG

Runtime: 99 minutes

Release Company: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Website: www.sonypictures.com/bluray

The Flick: While the story shell of "Heaven Is For Real" – a kid almost dies and comes back with tales of going to heaven – is a f...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Joe'

July 22nd, 2014 11:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Joe'
Can Nic Cage still bring the work to a good drama? We’ll find out as we check out the now on Blu-ray flick "Joe" from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The acting and flick itself get a firm dissection below!

Title: "Joe"

Grade: 3

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan, Heather Kafka

Director: David Gordon Green

Rating: R

Runtime: 117 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Nic Cage has always had the chops to do quality character work when he wanted to and with the rich in tone and texture film "Joe" he brings the good stuff in...
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Sneak Peek: Inside ‘Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery’ Footage!

July 17th, 2014 11:20am EDT
Twin Peaks
A few weeks ago I got a very large yellow envelope containing two cards with some very familiar images on one side (cup of coffee, slice of pie, blue rose!) and an invitation on the other. The event proposed was a rare exclusive treat for a David Lynch fan like myself – a chance to see the World Premiere Screening of The Missing Pieces which are a full 90 minutes of Deleted and Extended Scenes from the film "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me" on the big screen. (And yes, considered to be the holy grail of "Twin Peaks" fandom!) As part of a lush new set hitting Blu-ray on July 29 titled "Twin...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Black Dynamite - Season One'

July 16th, 2014 11:30am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Black Dynamite - Season One'
Can the coolest cat in blaxploitation survive being...animated? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray Adult Swim show "Black Dynamite – Season One" out now from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. We see if we get satisfaction by getting our butts in Dynamite traction below!

Title: "Black Dynamite – Season One"

Grade: 3

Cast: Michael Jai White, Tommy Davidson, Byron Minns

Director: Various

Rating: TV-MA

Runtime: 220 minutes

Release Company: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Website: www.adultswim.com/shows/black-dynamite/index.html

The Show: Let me start by say...
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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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