Blu-ray & DVD Reviews

'The Sopranos: The Complete Series' Review

November 10th, 2014 12:20pm EST
Sopranos
Bada Bing – the whole damn thing. That’s right mafia fans "The Sopranos: The Complete Series," the famed HBO mob show that started it all is hitting Blu-ray with Digital HD included and being a newbie to the show I'm checking it out fresh here. So what follows is another detailed dissection of all six seasons of the mob show complete with overviews, favorite episodes and characters and even a look at the various extras (there are twenty-five audio commentaries here!) and packaging to see if it’s a deal fans can’t refuse. You’re only as good as your last envelope – let’s take a look insid...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Drive Hard'

November 5th, 2014 11:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Drive Hard'
Ready to hit the road after a little heist action? The follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Drive Hard" out Nov. 11 from RLJ Home Entertainment. We review the various getaway routes below!

Title: "Drive Hard"

Grade: 1

Cast: John Cusack, Thomas Jane, Zoe Ventoura

Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 96 minutes

Release Company: RLJ Home Entertainment

Website: www.us.RLJEntertainment.com

The Flick: As directed by one of Quentin Tarantino’s favorite B-movie masters Brian Trenchard-Smith, "Drive Hard" is unfortunately not one of the filmmaker...
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DVD Review: 'Garfield Holiday Collection'

October 30th, 2014 12:10pm EDT
DVD Review: 'Garfield Holiday Collection'
Ready to get in holiday mood with your favorite orange feline? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD program "Garfield Holiday Collection" out Nov. 4 from Anderson Digital. We explore the use of hairballs during the holidays below!

Title: "Garfield Holiday Collection"

Grade: 4

Cast: Voices of Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger

Director: Phil Roman

Rating: G

Runtime: 150 minutes

Release Company: Anderson Digital

Website: www.andersondigital.com

The Flick: Going back to my childhood I remember the nostalgic Garfield specials. There was old school animation, cools...
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DVD Review: 'The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story'

October 30th, 2014 11:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story'
Ready to get an ‘unauthorized’ look at your favorite Bayside High gang? The follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story" out Nov. 4 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review the secrets revealed below.

Title: "The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story"

Grade: 2

Cast: Sam Kindseth, Dylan Everett, Alyssa Lynch

Director: Jason LaPeyre

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 90 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgate.com

The Flick: I remember hearing some of the salacious behind the scenes claims about TV’s ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Squirm - Collector's Edition'

October 29th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Squirm - Collector's Edition'
Ready to get attacked by a vicious bunch of…worms? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Squirm - Collector's Edition" out now from Scream Factory the genre division of Shout! Factory Home Entertainment. We review the wiggle room below!

Title: "Squirm – Collector’s Edition"

Grade: 2

Cast: Don Scardino, Patricia Pearcy, R.A. Dow

Director: Jeff Lieberman

Rating: Unrated

Runtime: 93 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: Besides the so inane its compelling premise of killer worms and a few memorabl...
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DVD Review: 'Grace: The Possession'

October 29th, 2014 11:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Grace: The Possession'
Ready to experience firsthand what demon possession feels like – first person? The follow us as we check out the new to DVD horror flick "Grace: The Possession" out now from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. We review the ups and downs of bad inhabitants below!

Title: "Grace: The Possession"

Grade: 1

Cast: Alexia Fast, Lin Shaye, Joel David Moore

Director: Jeff Chan

Rating: R

Runtime: 88 minutes

Release Company: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Website: www.SonyPictures.comDVD

The Flick: I’ve never witnessed a film that takes the found footage area a step further by placing...
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DVD Review: “Pawn Stars – A Very Vegas Christmas Special”

October 29th, 2014 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: “Pawn Stars – A Very Vegas Christmas Special”
Ready to pawn off some valuables for Christmas? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD “Pawn Stars – A Very Vegas Christmas Special” out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if the price is right for Santa below.

Title: “Pawn Stars – A Very Vegas Christmas Special”

Grade: 2

Cast: Corey Harrison, Richard Harrison, Austin Russell

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 112 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Again, of the Vegas reality shows "Pawn Stars" is my least favorite due to the fact that all the character...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Nightbreed - The Director's Cut'

October 28th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Nightbreed - The Director's Cut'
Ready to re-visit Midian the way Clive Barker intended? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Nightbreed – The Director’s Cut" out now from Shout! Factory’s horror division Scream Factory. We see if the breed juice is still worth the squeeze below!

Title: "Nightbreed – The Director’s Cut"

Grade: 5

Cast: Craig Sheffer, Anne Bobby, David Cronenberg

Director: Clive Barker

Rating: R

Runtime: 140 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: Let me begin by saying I saw the original "Nightbreed" in the the...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Free Fall'

October 28th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Free Fall'
Ready to get trapped in an elevator with the feisty and fetching Sarah Butler? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick “Free Fall” out now from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We review the pros and cons of staying put vs. getting off below!

Title: "Free Fall"

Grade: 2

Cast: Sarah Butler, D. B. Sweeney, Malcolm McDowell

Director: Malek Akkad

Rating: R

Runtime: 90 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: "Free Fall" has its female action head in the right place. Meaning this feature film debut via famed “...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Pee-wee’s Playhouse: The Complete Series'

October 28th, 2014 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Pee-wee’s Playhouse: The Complete Series'
Ready for Pee-wee Herman in high def? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray remastered "Pee-wee’s Playhouse: The Complete Series" out now from Shout! Factory Home Entertainment. The secret word today is….review!

Title: "Pee-wee’s Playhouse: The Complete Series"

Grade: 5

Cast: Paul Reubens, Laurence Fishburne

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 1600 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: There’s no denying that as a show, "Pee-wee’s Playhouse" is a wondrous experience for both kids and adults. ...
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