Blu-ray & DVD Reviews

Blu-ray Review: 'Housebound'

November 19th, 2014 11:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Housebound'
Ready to be locked in with things that go bump in the night? Then follow us as we check out the new to Bl-ray flick "Housebound" out now from XLRator Media. We review the scary situation below!

Title: "Housebound"

Grade: 5

Cast: Morgana O’Reilly, Rima TeWiata, Ryan Lampp

Director: Gerard Johnstone

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 112 minutes

Release Company: XLRator Media

Website: www.xlratormedia.com

The Flick: This New Zealand import about a gal who is forced back to the home she grew up in under house arrest is a wonderful, fun, scary and all around fantastical five-star flick...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Expendables 3'

November 14th, 2014 10:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Expendables 3'
Ready to meet the all new and updated expendables crew? Then follow us as we check out the latest and biggest outing with "The Expendables 3" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We examine the young and old below.

Title: "The Expendables 3"

Grade: 4

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Mel Gibson

Director: Patrick Hughes

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 131 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

The Flick: As far as the Expendables series goes I had the most fun with this flashy outing. Even amidst a PG-13 rating (though it can be seen in an unrated form here ...
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DVD Review: 'The House At The End of Time'

November 14th, 2014 9:00am EST
DVD Review: 'The House At The End of Time'
Ready for another ghost story? The follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "The House at the End of Time" out now from Dark Sky Films.

Title: "The House at the End of Time"

Grade: 3

Cast: Ruddy Rodriguez, Adriana Calzadilla, Simona Chirinos

Director: Alejandro Hidalgo

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 101 minutes

Release Company: Dark Sky Films

Website: www.darkskyfilms.com

The Flick: This Venezuelan import is a creepy flick indeed, but one that gets severely hindered by a snail’s pace of taking too much time far too often. The upside of the film is the cleverly staged sto...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Dolls - Collector's Edition'

November 13th, 2014 11:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Dolls - Collector's Edition'
Ready for some early Stuart Gordon channeling Chucky? We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray flick "Dolls – Collector’s Edition" out now from Shout! Factory’s genre division Scream Factory. We’re checking out our stuffed friends below!

Title: "Dolls – Collector’s Edition"

Grade: 3

Cast: Stephen Lee, Guy Rolfe, Hilary Mason

Director: Stuart Gordon

Rating: R

Runtime: 77 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: On a real horror flick level "Dolls" is certainly subpar, but on a B-movie cheddar scale it’s a hoot. This earl...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Dog'

November 13th, 2014 10:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Dog'
Remember the crazed character Al Pacino played in the film "Dog Day Afternoon" – meet the real guy. We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray documentary "The Dog" out now from Drafthouse Films. We check out the real deal below.

Title: "The Dog"

Grade: 3

Cast: John Wojtowicz

Director: Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 101 minutes

Release Company: Draft House Films

Website: www.drafthousefilms.com

The Flick: "The Dog" boldly tells the tale of the man who inspired the ruckus activities in the film "Dog Day Afternoon" and as far as bank robber John Wojtow...
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'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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