Blu-ray & DVD Reviews

Blu-ray Review: 'V/H/S: Viral'

March 5th, 2015 10:30am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'V/H/S: Viral'
Ready for some horror stories gone viral? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "V/H/S: Viral" out now from Magnolia Pictures. We check out the morals of the stories below!

Title: "V/H/S: Viral"

Grade: 4

Cast: Justin Welborn, Shane Brady, Emmy Argo

Director: Various

Rating: R

Runtime: 81 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magpictures.com

The Flick: The "V/H/S" series has been rather ho-hum, so it’s a nice surprise that this third installment is such a satisfying treat. It’s hard to tell if it was the richness of the stories ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Interview'

March 5th, 2015 10:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Interview'
Ready to laugh for freedom? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray comedy "The Interview" out now from Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment. We see if the humor is worth causing an international incident below!

Title: "The Interview"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Randall Park

Director: Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg

Rating: R

Runtime: 112 minutes

Release Company: Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment

Website: www.sonypictures.com

The Flick: Of all the Seth Rogen based projects, "The Interview" by far is the least funny. Heightened by the whole Sony hac...
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DVD Review: 'Mr. Bean - The Whole Bean'

March 3rd, 2015 11:10am EST
DVD Review: 'Mr. Bean - The Whole Bean'
Ready to get a little more intimate with all things Bean? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD "Mr. Bean – The Whole Bean" out March 24 from Shout! Factory Home Entertainment. We see if the Bean is worth the shenanigans below!

Title: "Mr. Bean – The Whole Bean"

Grade: 4

Cast: Rowan Atkinson, Matilda Ziegler, Robin Driscoll

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 350 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: Unlike the previous Bean sets, this one only features the TV show bits, though purists would argue ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1'

March 3rd, 2015 10:30am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1'
The Mockingjay is ready to fight – are you? Then follow us soldier as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" out March 6 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review the revolution below!

Title: "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1"

Grade: 3

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Julianne Moore, Natalie Dormer

Director: Francis Lawrence

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 123 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: There’s good news and bad news on this third helping of Hunger Games. Good news is the first hou...
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DVD Review: 'Addicted'

March 3rd, 2015 10:10am EST
DVD Review: 'Addicted'
Ready to get trapped in all things sexy? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Addicted" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We dissect the pros and cons of sex addiction below!

Title: "Addicted"

Grade: 2

Cast: Sharon Leal, Boris Kodjoe, William Levy

Director: Billie Woodruff

Rating: R

Runtime: 105 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: I wasn’t all that surprised that this one came from a novel because as a film the themes within "Addicted" are vast and frankly all over the place. It begins as ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Homesman'

February 26th, 2015 11:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Homesman'
Ready to head out on the open plains with Tommy Lee Jones? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Homesman" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if home is indeed where the heart is below/

Title: "The Homesman"

Grade: 4

Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Meryl Streep

Director: Tommy Lee Jones

Rating: R

Runtime: 123 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Steeped in mood and rich landscapes, "The Homesman" marks a real accomplishment for Director Tommy Lee Jones. With a firm underst...
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DVD Review: 'Altar'

February 26th, 2015 10:00am EST
DVD Review: 'Altar'
Ready to get possessed? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD chiller "Altar" out now from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. We review who is left unscathed below!

Title: "Altar"

Grade: 1

Cast: Olivia Williams, Matthew Modine, Steve Oram

Director: Nick Willing

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 94 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment

Website: www.cinedigmentertainment.com

The Flick: A blatant rip off of "The Shining" masked as a haunted house meets demon possession flick, "Altar" isn’t scary or entertaining even by accident. Director Nick Willing even goes so far ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Lookalike'

February 25th, 2015 12:00pm EST
Lookalike
Ready to step in for someone who looks like you? The follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray thriller "The Lookalike" out now from Well Go USA Home Entertainment. We examine the similarities and differences below!

Title: "The Lookalike"

Grade: 2

Cast: Jerry O’Connell, Gillian Jacobs, Scottie Thompson

Director: Richard Grey

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 101 minutes

Release Company: Well Go USA Home Entertainment

Website: www.wellgousa.com

The Flick: The biggest crime of "The Lookalike" isn’t the fact that the majority of the actors are either wasted or miscast (what the he...
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DVD Review: 'Robin Williams Double Feature'

February 25th, 2015 11:00am EST
DVD Review: 'Robin Williams Double Feature'
Ready to enjoy a little Robin times two? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD "Robin Williams Double Feature" with the films "Moscow On the Hudson" and "Jakob The Liar." We examine the wonder of Williams below.

Title: "Robin Williams Double Feature"

Grade: 3

Cast: Robin Williams, Alan Arkin, Liev Schreiber

Director: Peter Kassovitz / Paul Mazursky

Rating: PG-13 / R

Runtime: 120 / 117 minutes

Release Company: Mill Creek Home Entertainment

Website: www.millcreekent.com

"Moscow On the Hudson"

A t times a simply real and decent dramatic comedy from Paul Mazursky has ...
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'VANish' Star Tony 'Candyman' Todd Gives Insight On His Amazing Career!

February 24th, 2015 12:20pm EST
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Sometimes the hardest job for an actor immediately associated with a single standout character is to move past such a notorious notable and keep working. Fortunately for character actor Tony Todd, who is of course most recognized for his arresting work as former slave Daniel Robitaille turned hook wielding legend "Candyman," it’s truly been a success story. Having done some seriously stellar work both before (see "Platoon," "Lean On Me" and the Tom Savini version of "Night of the Living Dead" to name a few) and after ("The Crow," "The Rock" and of course the "Final Destination" films!) th...
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