Blu-ray & DVD Reviews

Blu-ray Review: 'A Long Way Down'

September 12th, 2014 10:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'A Long Way Down'
Ready to take the plunge off a tall building and end it all – get in line! Such is the plight of the four fellows in the new to Blu-ray flick "A Long Way Down" out now from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We review the order in which to leap below!

Title: "A Long Way Down"

Grade: 3

Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette, Aaron Paul

Director: Pascal Chaumeil

Rating: R

Runtime: 96 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magpictures.com/alongwaydown

The Flick: Taken from an obviously black humor ridden book, "A Long Way Down" works in some ways...and not in...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

September 8th, 2014 11:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'
Ready for the Captain...modern day? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray superhero flick "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" out Sept. 9 from Disney Home Entertainment. We see if the Captain still has what it takes below!

Title: "Captain America: The Winter Soldier"

Grade: 4

Cast: Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Robert Redford

Director: Anthony Russo & Joe Russo

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 136 minutes

Release Company: Disney Home Entertainment

Website: www.Disney.com

The Flick: With it’s smooth transition to modern day, raw action sequences and unpredictable style, I...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Borgman'

September 8th, 2014 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Borgman'
Can helping a stranger be bad for your health? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray thriller "Borgman" out Sept. 9 from Drafthouse Films. We review the effect of one tiny man with odd powers below.

Title: "Borgman"

Grade: 5

Cast: Jan Bijvoet, Hadewych Minis, Jeroen Perceval

Director: Alex van Warmerdam

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 113 minutes

Release Company: Drafthouse Films

Website: www.drafthousefilms.com

The Flick: Watching the fully five-star "Borgman" again, I was struck by all the little things I barely noticed we first viewing the film. There’s a fas...
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DVD Review: 'My Man Is A Loser'

September 5th, 2014 11:10am EDT
DVD Review: 'My Man Is A Loser'
Ready to take marital advice...from a single guy? The follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "My Man is a Loser" out Sept. 9 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We examine the advice being given and its effectiveness below!

Title: "My Man is a Loser"

Grade: 3

Cast: John Stamos, Michael Rapaport, Bryan Callen

Director: Mike Young

Rating: R

Runtime: 95 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Playing a single swinging bachelor who decides to give his advice on the opposite sex to a couple of unhappily married schlubs...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Disneynature: Bears'

September 5th, 2014 10:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Disneynature: Bears'
Ready to get down and dirty with some furry friends? The follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray program "Disneynature: Bears" out now from Disney Home Entertainment. We review the bear necessities below!

Title: "Disneynature: Bears"

Grade: 3

Cast: Narrated by John C. Reilly

Director: Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey

Rating: G

Runtime: 78 minutes

Release Company: Disney Home Entertainment

Website: www.Disneynature.com

The Flick: Like previous Disneynature outings "Earth" and "Chimpanzee," the visuals of "Bears" are truly bold and breathtaking. Following a mother be...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Night Moves'

September 4th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Night Moves'
When a plan goes wrong can all the players involved trust each other? We’re gonna find out as we examine the new to Blu-ray thriller "Night Moves" out now from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. We review everyone’s moves and motives below.

Title: "Night Moves"

Grade: 4

Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsgaard

Director: Kelly Reichardt

Rating: R

Runtime: 112 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment

Website: www.cinedigmentertainment.com

The Flick: Actor Jesse Eisenberg’s work seemingly always feels the same. (Think a more cohesive Michael Cera!) So ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Quiet Ones'

September 4th, 2014 10:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Quiet Ones'
Personal problem or demon possession? We’re gonna find out as we check into the new to Blu-ray flick "The Quiet Ones" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review the facts and the fiction below!

Title: "The Quiet Ones"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Jared Harris, Sam Claflin, Olivia Cooke

Director: Josh Pogue

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 98 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: "The Quiet Ones" has an engaging old school ghost story vibe that recalls creepier fare like "The Exorcist," but just doesn’t quite reach the same lev...
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Interview: Legendary Richard Lewis Shares His 'Bundle Of Nerves' With Us

September 2nd, 2014 1:15pm EDT
Interview: Legendary Richard Lewis Shares His 'Bundle Of Nerves'
In the comedy world nothing says genius like an honest funnyman who stands the test of time. Meaning anyone can tell a joke, but really connecting with an audience, baring your soul and getting personal all in the name of making people laugh is something only the greats can keep going for an entire career. And no one is more iconic, more admired and more revered for comedy candor then the legendary Prince of Pain himself Richard Lewis. Having a career that has spanned some forty-five years, Lewis has successfully brought his distinctive angst ridden humor to everything from legendary sta...
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DVD Review: 'Found'

September 2nd, 2014 11:10am EDT
DVD Review: 'Found'
What if you knew a serial killer – and he was your brother? Thus is the premise of the new to DVD horror outing "Found" out Sept. 23 from XLRATOR Media. We see the effects of murder on kin and review it all below!

Title: "Found"

Grade: 1

Cast: Gavin Brown, Ethan Philbeck, Phyllis Munro

Director: Scott Schirmer

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 103 minutes

Release Company: XLRATOR Media

Website: xlratormedia.com

The Flick: Again, a flick with a creepy and captivating premise – a young kid obsessed with horror films finds the carnage close to home when he discovers his older brother...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Double' (2014)

September 2nd, 2014 10:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Double' (2014)
Ready to get some odd Jesse Eisenberg...times two? The follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray thriller "The Double" out now from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We review both Jesse’s and their flick below!

Title: "The Double"

Grade: 2

Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn

Director: Richard Ayoade

Rating: R

Runtime: 93 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magpictures.com/thedouble

The Flick: The premise of Richard Ayoade’s (yes, Moss in "The IT Crowd!") flick based off the novella by Fyodor Dostoyevsky is a fascinating one for ...
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