Blu-ray & DVD Reviews

Blu-ray Review: 'Candyman: Farewell To The Flesh'

February 4th, 2015 10:05am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Candyman: Farewell To The Flesh'
Ready for a second helping of the sinful sweet stuff? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray sequel "Candyman: Farewell To The Flesh" out now from Scream Factory Home Entertainment - the genre division of Shout! Factory. We see if this follow up gets the hook below!

Title: "Candyman: Farewell To The Flesh"

Grade: 3

Cast: Tony Todd, Kelly Rowan, Bill Nunn

Director: Bill Condon

Rating: R

Runtime: 93 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: This sequel to the original terrific horror flick "Candyman" has bot...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Dracula Untold'

February 3rd, 2015 12:10pm EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Dracula Untold'
How did the bloodsucker become the way he is? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Dracula Untold" out Feb. 3 from Universal Home Entertainment. We review the myths vs. the realities below!

Title: "Dracula Untold"

Grade: 3

Cast: Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Charles Dance

Director: Gary Shore

Rating: R

Runtime: 93 minutes

Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment

Website: www.UniversalHiDef.com

The Flick: While not winning any grand scope gothic horror awards, "Dracula Untold" is nevertheless an entertaining little tale. It delves into the story...
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DVD Review: 'RPG - Real Playing Game'

February 3rd, 2015 11:10am EST
DVD Review: 'RPG - Real Playing Game'
Ready to play a game with Rutger Hauer? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD thriller "RPG – Real Playing Game" out Feb. 10 from Arc Entertainment. We review the game and its rules below.

Title: "RPG - Real Playing Game"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Rutger Hauer, Cian Barry, Dafne Fernandez

Director: Tino Navarro and David Rebordao

Rating: R

Runtime: 102 minutes

Release Company: Arc Home Entertainment

Website: www.arc-ent.com

The Flick: The DVD box here does a bit of a switcheroo on the unsuspecting Rutger Hauer fan boasting the actor as the lead and draw of this film. He i...
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DVD Review: 'Lost Legion'

February 3rd, 2015 10:30am EST
DVD Review: 'Lost Legion'
Ready to go medieval on some tyrant ass? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Lost Legion" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if the Roman Empire does fall again below!

Title: "Lost Legion"

Grade: 2

Cast: Tom McKay, Michelle Lukes, Brian Caspe

Director: Peter Kubik

Rating: R

Runtime: 107 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: "Lost Legion" is a flick that might have turned heads in the days before the Starz series "Spartacus," but now feels like an uninspired imitation. Mixing the old s...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Life's A Breeze'

February 3rd, 2015 10:10am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Life's A Breeze'
Ready to go looking for a missing treasure? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Life’s A Breeze" out now from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We seek buried riches within a missing mattress below!

Title: "Life’s A Breeze"

Grade: 3

Cast: Fionnula Flanagan, Pat Shortt, Kelly Thornton

Director: Lance Daly

Rating: R

Runtime: 83 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magpictures.com/lifesabreeze

The Flick: You wouldn’t know it from the Blu-ray box, which features a pic of a bitter old lady and her buffoon of a son, but "Life’s A Breeze"...
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Blu-ray Review: 'ABCs Of Death 2'

January 29th, 2015 11:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'ABCs Of Death 2'
The dark alphabet is calling…a second time! We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray anthology flick "ABCs Of Death 2" out Feb. 3 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We see if the letters are horror worthy below!

Title: "ABCs Of Death 2"

Grade: 4

Cast: Various

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 122 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magpictures.com

The Flick: I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again - "ABCs Of Death 2" is a far better sequel. Encompassing much more cool carnage (the axe head hits in 'Capital Punishment' will haunt me f...
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DVD Review: 'A Bet's A Bet'

January 29th, 2015 10:10am EST
DVD Review: 'A Bet's A Bet'
Ready to do battle of the sexes? Then follow us as we check out the new romantic comedy "A Bet’s A Bet" out now from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. We review the male and female play by play below.

Title: "A Bet’s A Bet"

Grade: 3

Cast: Geoff Stults, Mena Suvari, Josh Hopkins

Director: Jonathan Silverman & Jennifer Finnigan

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 97 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment

Website: www.cinedigmentertainment.com

The Flick: Light, fluffy, but also very witty in its writing, "A Bet’s A Bet" is harmless enjoyable fun fare. There’s decent comedy (t...
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DVD Review: 'Exists'

January 28th, 2015 12:20pm EST
DVD Review: 'Exists'
Bigfoot. Nuff said. Join us on a hunt for the hairy guy as we check out the new to DVD flick "Exists" out Feb. 3 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review both the myths and realities below!

Title: "Exists"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Dora Madison Burge, Samuel Davis, Brian Steele

Director: Eduardo Sanchez

Rating: R

Runtime: 81 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: From Eduardo Sanchez, half of "The Blair Witch Project" duo, "Exists" is a so-so found footage flick that gets its film strength from some very savory Bigfoot ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'John Wick'

January 28th, 2015 11:10am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'John Wick'
Ready to see if Keanu can kick a little ass? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "John Wick" out Feb. 3 from Summit Home Entertainment. We see if Ted still has bodacious moves below!

Title: "John Wick"

Grade: 2

Cast: Keanu Reeves, Willem Dafoe, Adrianne Palicki

Director: Chad Stahelski

Rating: R

Runtime: 101 minutes

Release Company: Summit Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: For a flick with a ton of Blu-ray cover praise, I gotta say "John Wick" lacked cool prowess for me on multiple levels. From a dramatic standpoint Keanu Reev...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Open Windows'

January 28th, 2015 10:30am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Open Windows'
Stalking, assault and kidnapping – all from the comfort of a computer screen? Follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray thriller "Open Windows" out now from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. We examine the many dangerous windows and pop ups below!

Title: "Open Windows"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Elijah Wood, Sasha Grey, Neil Maskell

Director: Nacho Vigalondo

Rating: R

Runtime: 110 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment

Website: www.cinedigmentertainment.com

The Flick: Watching "Time Crimes" director Nacho Vigalondo’s latest outing on a small screen does add a pinch of p...
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