Blu-ray & DVD Reviews

Blu-ray Review: 'Extraordinary Tales' - Worth The Money?

2/8/2016 10:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Extraordinary Tales'
Ready to greet medieval mayhem via some ‘out there’ animation? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray outing "Extraordinary Tales" out now from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. We see if the toons are terror filled below!

Title: "Extraordinary Tales"

Grade: 3

Cast: Christopher Lee, Bela Lugosi, Julian Sands

Director: Raul Garcia

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 73 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment

Website: www.cinedigmentertainment.com

The Flick: As a horror anthology of the past works of the great Edgar Allan Poe, "Extraordinary Tales" is both good and ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Bridge of Spies' - Worth The Money?

2/5/2016 11:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Bridge of Spies'
Ready to defend a sworn enemy? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Bridge of Spies" out now from Touchstone Home Entertainment. We see if there’s justice for even the un-American below!

Title: "Bridge of Spies"

Grade: 3

Cast: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan

Director: Steven Spielberg

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 141 minutes

Release Company: Touchstone Home Entertainment

Website: www.bridgeofspies.com

The Flick: While the story of "Bridge of Spies" based on actual events has some obviously dramatic moments, it’s the inclusion of Steven Spielberg’s signature ...
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DVD Review: 'All Hallows' Eve 2' - Worth The Money?

2/5/2016 10:30am EST
DVD Review: 'All Hallows' Eve 2'
Ready to play a VHS tape and go full anthology? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD outing "All Hallows’ Eve 2" out now from RLJ Home Entertainment. We see if the horror gets put back into Halloween below!

Title: "All Hallows’ Eve 2"

Grade: 3

Cast: April Adamson, Drew Davis, Brendan Heard

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 91 minutes

Release Company: RLJ Home Entertainment

Website: www.us.RLJEntertainment.com

The Flick: Less and theology and more like short analogies, "All Hallows’ Eve 2" is somewhat decent. Meaning even though the stories are way too sh...
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DVD Review: 'Meadowland' - Worth The Money?

2/5/2016 10:00am EST
DVD Review: 'Meadowland'
What really happens to parents who lose a child? We’re gonna find out as we review the new to DVD flick "Meadowland" out now from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. We see if there’s cinematic gravitas in grieving below.

Title: "Meadowland"

Grade: 2

Cast: Olivia Wilde, Luke Wilson, John Leguizamo

Director: Reed Morano

Rating: R

Runtime: 95 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment

Website: www.cinedigmentertainment.com

The Flick: A prime example of why movie descriptions should be avoided like the plague, this tale of two parents who lose their son and then ‘come unhin...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Last Witch Hunter' - Worth The Money?

2/4/2016 11:30am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Last Witch Hunter'
Ready for a little Vin fighting medieval evil? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Last Witch Hunter" out now from Summit Home Entertainment. We see if the Diesel can do more damage as an ass kicking immortal below!

Title: "The Last Witch Hunter"

Grade: 3

Cast: Vin Diesel, Elijah Wood, Rose Leslie

Director: Breck Eisner

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 106 minutes

Release Company: Summit Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Fun but relatively fluffy, "The Last Witch Hunter" featuring Vin Diesel as an immortal hunter of those who practic...
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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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