Blu-ray & DVD Reviews

DVD Review: 'Dead Drop'

July 10th, 2014 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Dead Drop'
What do you do when someone throws you out of a plane – seek revenge of course! We’re checking out the new to DVD title "Dead Drop" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The plan of attack gets reviewed below!

Title: "Dead Drop"

Grade: 3

Cast: Luke Goss, Nestor Carbonell, Cole Hauser

Director: R. Ellis Frazier

Rating: R

Runtime: 89 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: "Dead Drop" has its fair share of ups and downs. On the down side the “revenge” thriller is slower then dirt, which isn’t helped by the incess...
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DVD Review: 'The Twilight Zone Essential Espisodes'

July 3rd, 2014 12:00pm EDT
DVD Review: 'The Twilight Zone Essential Espisodes'
Ready to check out the best of the best in the zone? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD collection of "The Twilight Zone Essential Episodes - 55th Anniv. Edition" out now from CBS/RLJ Home Entertainment. Sight, sound, mind – next stop review zone!

Title: "The Twilight Zone Essential Episodes"

Grade: 4

Cast: Burgess Meredith, William Shatner, Telly Savalas

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 425 minutes

Release Company: CBS / RLJ Home Entertainment

Website: www.us.RLJEntertainment.com

Overall: This is a wonderful and good starter set for the fan and espec...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Final Terror'

July 3rd, 2014 11:05am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Final Terror'
Ready to fight for your life in the woods? Then follow us as we check out the recently out on Blu-ray 80’s flick "The Final Terror" out now from Shout! Factory’s genre division label Scream Factory. We examine if the terror is indeed final below!

Title: "The Final Terror"

Grade: 3

Cast: Rachel Ward, Adrian Zmed, Lewis Smith

Director: Andrew Davis

Rating: R

Runtime: 82 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: "The Final Terror" is a classic example of early movie potential. Meaning the film has a slew of actors (Dar...
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DVD Review: 'Hunting The Legend'

July 3rd, 2014 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Hunting The Legend'
Going looking for Bigfoot – good luck! We’re checking out the new to DVD flick "Hunting the Legend" out now from RLJ Home Entertainment. We examine the hairy situation below.

Title: "Hunting the Legend"

Grade: 1

Cast: Chris Copeland, Hannah Wallace, Jeff Causey

Director: Justin Steeley

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 95 minutes

Release Company: RLJ Home Entertainment

Website: www.us.RLJEntertianment.com

The Flick: Forget the fact that this flick is shot once again in the uninspired found footage format or that the acting makes Ashton Kutcher look like Olivier. What will really ...
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DVD Review: 'No Vacancy'

June 30th, 2014 11:10am EDT
DVD Review: 'No Vacancy'
Need some help? Be careful what you wish for! We’re checking out the new to DVD thriller "No Vacancy" out July 1 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review the room with a deadly view below!

Title: "No Vacancy"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Kristen Quintrall, Cameron Diskin, Braxton Davis

Director: Christopher B. Stokes

Rating: R

Runtime: 81 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: The main problem with the convoluted horror thriller "No Vacancy" (no, not the Kate Beckinsale/Luke Wilson flick "Vacancy!") is that the killers are...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Ravenous'

June 30th, 2014 10:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Ravenous'
Is that steak ribeye, porterhouse or...human? We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray meat movie "Ravenous" out now from Shout! Factory’s genre division Scream Factory. The quality of the beef gets reviewed below!

Title: "Ravenous"

Grade: 3

Cast: Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, Jeffrey Jones

Director: Antonia Bird

Rating: R

Runtime: 100 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: As a flick "Ravenous" always felt a little uneven to me, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t moments of brilliance. Meaning the tone of Antonia Bir...
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DVD Review: 'Some Velvet Morning'

June 17th, 2014 11:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Some Velvet Morning'
Can previously troubled romance be rekindled? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to DVD flick "Some Velvet Morning" out June 24 from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. The ups and downs of relationships abound get reviewed below!

Title: "Some Velvet Morning"

Grade: 4

Cast: Stanley Tucci, Alice Eve

Director: Neil LaBute

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 82 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment

Website: www.cinedigmentertianment.com

The Flick: What should feel like a dull two-person play instead unfolds like a riveting battle of power under the ample direction o...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Final Member'

June 17th, 2014 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Final Member'
Ready to check out a museum dedicated to...longfellows? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray doc titled "The Final Member" out now from Drafthouse Films. We examine and review the specimens below!

Title: "The Final Member"

Grade: 4

Cast: Sigurður "Siggi" Hjartarson, Páll Arason, Tom Mitchell

Director: Jonah Bekhor & Zach Math

Rating: R

Runtime: 82 minutes

Release Company: Drafthouse Films

Website: www.drafthousefilms.com

The Flick: This doc featuring the penis preservation Icelandic Phallological Museum may come off as controversial, but it’s actually a fasci...
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DVD Review: 'House In The Alley'

June 5th, 2014 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'House In The Alley'
Ready to find out what’s making that noise on the roof? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD horror flick "House in the Alley" out now from Shout! Factory’s genre division Scream Factory. We examine the creep factor below.

Title: "House in the Alley"

Grade: 3

Cast: Ngo Thanh Van, Tran Bad Son, Boch Hang

Director: Le-Van Kiet

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 94 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: There’s good and bad to this Vietnamese import. On the up side the lead up of the slow simmering flic...
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Blu-ray Review: 'In The Blood'

June 2nd, 2014 10:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'In The Blood'
Ready to see a female do a little investigating and ass kicking? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "In The Blood" out June 3 from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We get an eye full and a fist full below!

Title: "In The Blood"

Grade: 3

Cast: Gina Carano, Luis Guzman, Stephen Lang

Director: John Stockwell

Rating: R

Runtime: 108 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: There’s good and bad in this sort of "Taken" with a role reversal featuring a particular feminine set of skills. On the good...
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