Blu-ray & DVD Reviews

DVD Review: 'Machine Head'

March 28th, 2014 10:30am EDT
DVD Review: 'Machine Head'
Only a killer would turn driving someone nuts into an art form. That’s why we’re checking out the new to DVD flick "Machine Head" out now from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We examine the effects of the stress endured below!

Title: "Machine Head"

Grade: 1/2

Cast: Sharon Hinnendael, Christina Corigliano, Nicole Zeoli

Director: Jim Valdez

Rating: R

Runtime: 82 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: What starts off with a decent opening scene and then some killer fun credits then turns into a so serious yet ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Slumber Party Massacre'

March 28th, 2014 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Slumber Party Massacre'
What’s a party without girls, giggles and some drill mayhem? We’re checking out the now on Blu-ray 80’s slasher flick "The Slumber Party Massacre" out from Scream Factory the genre division of Shout! Factory. Put your party face on – we review it below!

Title: "The Slumber Party Massacre"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Michele Michaels, Robin Stille, Michael Villeta

Director: Amy Holden Jones

Rating: R

Runtime: 77 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: Anyone who has seen this knows exactly what they’re getting. Nake...
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DVD Review: 'Almost Sharkproof'

March 27th, 2014 12:10pm EDT
DVD Review: 'Almost Sharkproof'
Jon Lovitz as an...underworld tough guy? Yup, were checking out the new to DVD comedy "Almost Sharkproof" out now from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. We examine all the laughable items below!

Title: "Almost Sharkproof"

Grade: 3

Cast: Jon Lovitz, Cameron Van Hoy, Michael Drayer

Director: Simon Chan & Joe Rubalcaba

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 82 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment

Website: www.cinedigm.com

The Flick: "Almost Sharkproof" should have been a turd in a swimming pool by all accounts, but damned if it wasn’t entertaining. And frankly I couldn’t t...
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DVD Review: 'The Horror At 37,000 Feet'

March 27th, 2014 11:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'The Horror At 37,000 Feet'
Ready to hit the skies with Shatner in panic mode? No it’s not a "Twilight Zone" episode, but merely the new to DVD movie "The Horror at 37,000 Feet" out now from CBS/Paramount Home Entertainment. We review the terror in the skies below!

Title: "The Horror at 37,000 Feet"

Grade: 3

Cast: Chuck Conners, Buddy Ebsen, William Shatner

Director: David Lowell Rich

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 73 minutes

Release Company: CBS/Paramount Home Entertainment

Website: www.paramount.com

The Flick: Okay, so this made-for-TV movie has the sting of 70’s cheese, but for what it tries to acc...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Frozen - Collector's Edition'

March 24th, 2014 11:30am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Frozen - Collector's Edition'
Ready to hit the cold head on in a Collector’s Edition? The follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray "Frozen – Collector’s Edition" out now from Disney Home Entertainment. We review the fun and features below!

Title: "Frozen – Collector’s Edition"

Grade: 3

Cast: Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad

Director: Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee

Rating: PG

Runtime: 102 minutes

Release Company: Disney Home Entertainment

Website: www.DisneyBluray.com

The Flick: "Frozen" is definitely more modern, breaking old ideas of the Disney mold, complete with characters with serious...
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DVD Review: 'Flu'

March 24th, 2014 11:10am EDT
DVD Review: 'Flu'
Can a single strain wipe out an entire city? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to DVD flick "Flu" out now from CJ Entertainment. We review the cause and effect of the catastrophe below!

Title: "Flu"

Grade: 4

Cast: Soo Ae, Jang Hyuk, Min-ah Park

Director: Kim Sung-Soo

Rating: R

Runtime: 122 minutes

Release Company: CJ Entertainment

The Flick: The DVD box seems to be playing up horror angle on this flick, but "Flu" is actually an all-encompassing and riveting drama disaster pic. Following a strain that makes it out of a container full of dea...
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DVD Review: 'Sparks: The Origin Of Ian Sparks'

March 24th, 2014 10:30am EDT
DVD Review: 'Sparks: The Origin Of Ian Sparks'
Ready for another superhero story? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Sparks: The Origin of Ian Sparks" out now from RLJ Home Entertainment. Good guys, bad guys and hot ass kicking gals get reviewed below!

Title: "Sparks: The Origin of Ian Sparks"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Chase Williamson, Ashley Bell, Clancy Brown

Director: Christopher Folino and Todd Burrows

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 98 minutes

Release Company: RLJ Home Entertainment

Website: www.us.RLJEntertainment.com

The Flick: "Sparks" is a film I wanted to love, but only just liked. On the goo...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Here Comes The Devil'

March 24th, 2014 10:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Here Comes The Devil'
How do you know is your kids are, well, your kids? That’s the demonic premise of the new horror outing "Here Comes The Devil" out on Blu-ray now from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We review the possession below!

Title: "Here Comes The Devil"

Grade: 4

Cast: Francisco Barreiro, Laura Caro, Michele Garcia

Director: Adrian Garcia Bogliano

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 98 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magnetreleasing.com/herecomesthedevil

The Flick: With a ton of possession flicks out there, Here Comes The Devil is one that soars due to ...
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DVD Review: Various Artists - 'The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert'

March 23rd, 2014 10:48pm EDT
DVD Review: Various Artists - 'The Freddie Mercury Tribute Conce
The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert is a tour de force; a clinic in the sheer healing power of music. It’s also a testament to just how much Freddie Mercury meant to Queen, music and the entire world really. So it should be no big surprise that the music world that Mercury’s worked every day to enrich showed up in spades to join the surviving members of the band - Brian May, John Deacon, and Roger Taylor - and thousands of screaming fans to hold a tribute concert to their deceased front man.

Among those to show up and take the stage were Seal (“Who Wants to Live Forever”), Robert Plant (“C...
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DVD Review: Peter Gabriel - 'Peter Gabriel Live In Athens 1987'

March 23rd, 2014 10:45pm EDT
DVD Review: Peter Gabriel - 'Peter Gabriel Live In Athens 1987'
It should without saying how incredibly talented Peter Gabriel is as a performer. Honestly, c’mon. You shouldn’t need much reassurance of that fact, but if you do, Live In Athens 1987 is more than enough of said reassurance.

This concert release finds Gabriel at the literal top of his game and it seems the man only gets better the larger the crowd in front of him gets. Here thousands upon thousands of adoring fans laud Gabriel during a brilliant performance filmed in Athens, Greece during the apex of his “So” tour in 1987. As you’d imagine, all of the staples are here, from “Shock the Monk...
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