Blu-ray & DVD Reviews

Blu-ray Review: 'Straight Outta Compton' - Worth The Money?

2/4/2016 11:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Straight Outta Compton'
Ready to learn more about all things N.W.A.? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Straight Outta Compton" out now from Universal Home Entertainment. We check out rap history in the making below!

Title: "Straight Outta Compton"

Grade: 4

Cast: O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell

Director: F. Gary Gray

Rating: R

Runtime: 147 minutes

Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment

Website: www.straightouttacompton.com

The Flick: The true test of success for any film biopic is bringing those unfamiliar with the subject matter into the fold and than...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Diary Of A Teenage Girl' - Worth The Money?

2/4/2016 10:30am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Diary Of A Teenage Girl'
Ready to hear the intimate thoughts of an amorous teen girl? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Diary of a Teenage Girl" out now from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. We see if there’s life in adolescent love below!

Title: "The Diary of a Teenage Girl"

Grade: 3

Cast: Bel Powley, Kristen Wiig, Alexander Skarsgard

Director: Marielle Heller

Rating: R

Runtime: 102 minutes

Release Company: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Website: www.SonyPictures.com

The Flick: Containing a so-so story of a confused teenage girl in 1976 who begins a complex love affai...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Original Christmas Classics' (Anniversary Collector’s Edition)

2/4/2016 10:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Original Christmas Classics' (Anniversary C
Ready to relive the Rankin/Bass era on Blu-ray? Then follow us as we check out the new Blu-ray set "The Original Christmas Classics" (Anniversary Collector’s Edition) out now from Classic Media Home Entertainment. We see is Santa’s got a brand new bag below!

Title: "The Original Christmas Classics" (Anniversary Collector’s Edition)

Grade: 4

Cast: Various

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 275 minutes

Release Company: Classic Media Home Entertainment

Website: www.classicsanta.com

The Flick: Taking classic Christmas programs that we used to have to find on TV and pu...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Guardian' - Worth The Money?

1/25/2016 11:30am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Guardian'
Ready to head into the forest with Friedkin? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Guardian" out now from Scream Factory the genre division of Shout! Factory Home Entertainment. We see if the babies are still in the trees below!

Title: "The Guardian"

Grade: 3

Cast: Dwier Brown, Jenny Seagrove, Carey Lowell

Director: William Friedkin

Rating: R

Runtime: 92 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: Even though "The Guardian" is ala "The Exorcist" helmer William Friedkin, there’s a serious tone pro...
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DVD Review: 'A Girl Like Her' - Worth The Money?

1/25/2016 11:00am EST
DVD Review: 'A Girl Like Her'
Ready for the dirty deeds of a bully to be laid barren? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "A Girl Like Her" out now from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. We see if the bad can go good below!

Title: "A Girl Like Her"

Grade: 3

Cast: Hunter King, Lexi Ainsworth, Jimmy Bennett

Director: Amy S. Weber

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 93 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment

Website: www.cinedigmentertainment.com

The Flick: Amidst turning a tad after-school special like near the end, "A Girl Like Her" is a flick that certainly holds attention. A tale of fiction...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead' (25th Anniversary Edition)

1/25/2016 10:30am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead' (25th Anni
Ready to see if the coin comes up heads? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead" (25th Anniversary Edition) out now from RLJ Home Entertainment. We see if there’s bold in the bard below!

Title: "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead" (25th Anniversary Edition)

Grade: 2

Cast: Tim Roth, Gary Oldman, Richard Dreyfuss

Director: Tom Stoppard

Rating: PG

Runtime: 118 minutes

Release Company: RLJ Home Entertainment

Website: www.us.RLJEntertainment.com

The Flick: The main problem with Tom Stoppard’s "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are...
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DVD Review: 'Kill Game' - Worth The Money?

1/25/2016 10:00am EST
DVD Review: 'Kill Game'
Ready to revisit high school stomping grounds for a little mayhem and murder? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Kill Game" out now from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. We see if someone’s holding a grudge below!

Title: "Kill Game"

Grade: 1

Cast: Joe Adler, Michael Galante, Sari Sanchez

Director: Robert Mearns

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 102 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment

Website: www.cinedigmentertainment.com

The Flick: A sort of B-movie version of "I Know What You Did Last Summer" has a gang of high school pranksters coming back five ye...
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DVD Review: 'UnREAL: Season 1' - Worth The Money?

1/20/2016 12:00pm EST
DVD Review: 'UnREAL: Season 1'
What really goes on behind the scenes of those romantic dating shows? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to DVD "UnREAL: Season 1" out Jan. 26 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if there’s sizzle in series work below.

Title: "UnREAL: Season 1"

Grade: 4

Cast: Shiri Appleby, Constance Zimmer, Craig Bierko

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 460 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Much more salacious than any actual reality show, this daring fictitious peak behind the curtain of a dating show...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Hotel Transylvania 2' - Worth The Money?

1/20/2016 11:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Hotel Transylvania 2'
Ready to head back to the haunted hotel? The follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray animated flick "Hotel Transylvania 2" out now from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. We see if being a grandpa soothes the savage vampire below!

Title: "Hotel Transylvania 2"

Grade: 3

Cast: Voices of Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

Rating: PG

Runtime: 89 minutes

Release Company: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Website: www.sonypictures.com

The Flick: I still maintain that the vocal work by Adam Sandler in both "Hotel Transylvania" and now part 2 are some of his...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Experimenter' - Is It Worth Your Money?

1/19/2016 10:30am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Experimenter'
If you had the suffering of another person in your hands, would you be brave enough to stop? That’s the subject of the new to Blu-ray flick "Experimenter" out now from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We see if there’s humanity in the psychology below!

Title: "Experimenter"

Grade: 3

Cast: Peter Sarsgaard, Winona Ryder, Anthony Edwards

Director: Michael Almereyda

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 98 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magpictures.com/experimenter

The Flick: Taken from the real life story of psychologist Stanley Milgram and his famed experiment...
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