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Blu-ray Review: 'The Captive'

March 6th, 2015 11:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Captive'
What would you do if someone you loved disappeared? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Captive" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review the clues and signs below.

Title: "The Captive"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Scott Speedman, Rosario Dawson

Director: Atom Egoyan

Rating: R

Runtime: 112 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: While not a flawless film (the third act is a tad Hollywood!), The Captive certainly has all the trimmings of an Atom Egoyan picture. Slow pace, t...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Life Itself'

March 6th, 2015 10:30am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Life Itself'
Film criticism on a film about...a film critic – odd. But we’re nevertheless tackling the new to Blu-ray documentary "Life Itself" out now from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We review the man who reviewed below.

Title: "Life Itself"

Grade: 3

Cast: Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Gene Siskel

Director: Steve James

Rating: R

Runtime: 120 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magpictures.com/lifeitself

The Flick: As a doc "Life Itself" has two very different parts. The first deals with film critic and movie lover Roger Ebert going through some of the most d...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Theory Of Everything'

March 6th, 2015 10:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Theory Of Everything'
Ready to see the romantic side of genius astrophysicist Stephen Hawking? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Theory of Everything" out now from Universal Home Entertainment. We test and review the cinematic theories below!

Title: "The Theory of Everything"

Grade: 3

Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, David Thewlis

Director: James Marsh

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 124 minutes

Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment

Website: www.UniversalHiDef.com

The Flick: I have to agree with a fellow critic and state that while there’s much about the personal l...
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DVD Review: 'Adventure Time: Frost & Fire'

March 5th, 2015 12:00pm EST
DVD Review: 'Adventure Time: Frost & Fire'
Ready to greet Finn and friends with both hot and cold shoulders? Then follow my 14-year old son Will Graham Coleman as he takes on and reviews the new to DVD collection "Adventure Time: Frost & Fire" out now from Warner Home Entertainment. We see if the Time is worth it for the tot below!

Title: "Adventure Time: Frost & Fire"

Grade: 4

Cast: Voices of Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny

Director: Various

Rating: PG

Runtime: 176 minutes

Release Company: Warner Home Entertainment

Website: www.CartoonNetwork.com

Ice King vs. Flame Princes: In a fight between these two it wo...
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DVD Review: 'Final Prayer'

March 5th, 2015 11:00am EST
DVD Review: 'Final Prayer'
Ready to find out if this hallowed house is indeed haunted? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Final Prayer" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We examine the fantasy from the reality below!

Title: "Final Prayer"

Grade: 2

Cast: Gordon Kennedy, Aidan McArdle, Robin Hill

Director: Elliot Goldner

Rating: R

Runtime: 93 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Yet another found footage flick with ho-hum results about a church that may or may not be possessed with evil spirits. And while there is a ...
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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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What Kind Of Films Will Leonardo DiCaprio Be Producing For Netflix?

March 5th, 2015 10:10am EST
Leonardo DiCaprio
Leonardo DiCaprio has joined forces with Netflix to produce environmental documentaries. The actor and environmentalist signed the multi-year deal with his production company Appian Way.

DiCaprio said in a statement, "There's never been a more critical time for our planet or more of a need for gifted storytellers to help us all make sense of the issues we face. Through this partnership with Netflix, I hope to give documentary filmmakers doing urgent and important work the chance to have their films seen immediately by audiences all around the world."

It isn't the first time the actor has ...
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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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Was Lily James' Waist Digitally Altered For 'Cinderella'?

March 4th, 2015 3:54pm EST
Lily James Defends Her Teeny, Tiny 'Cinderella' Waist
Actress Lily James has been forced to defend her figure after receiving backlash for her tiny waist in the trailer for her new film "Cinderella." Many have suggested her character was digitally altered because her middle looks unnaturally tiny, particularly in the gigantic blue dress she wears at the ball.

The "Downton Abbey" star told the Los Angeles Times the reason for the look: "I naturally have a really small waist. The skirt's big and the corset pulls me in and that's the point. That’s the shape the costume designer created."

James' co-star Cate Blanchett told "Entertainment Tonig...
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Review: Documentary 'An Honest Liar' Is Five-Star Movie Magic

March 4th, 2015 12:20pm EST
Review: Documentary 'An Honest Liar' Is Five-Star Movie Magic
Anyone who appreciates a decent documentary will tell you that captivating twists and turns can mean the difference between a must see movie and an avoid like the plague picture. But it’s even more unique in this day and age for filmmakers to show a palpable and passionate familiarity with their subject and in the case of the edge of your seat new doc "An Honest Liar" thorough is all but an understatement. Elevating real-life storytelling to a whole other level, this entrancing tale of famed showman James 'The Amazing' Randi effectively blends what the iconic performer was known for with ...
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