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Blu-ray Review: 'The Serpent And The Rainbow' (CE) - Worth The Money?

2/9/2016 12:00pm EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Serpent And The Rainbow' (CE)
Ready to get buried again – even if you’re not dead? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Serpent and the Rainbow" - Collector's Edition out Feb. 23 from Scream Factory, the genre division of Shout! Factory Home Entertainment. We see if the voodoo still instills fear after all these years below!

Title: "The Serpent and the Rainbow" - Collector's Edition

Grade: 4

Cast: Bill Pullman, Zakes Mokae, Cathy Tyson

Director: Wes Craven

Rating: R

Runtime: 98 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: My ...
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DVD Review: 'Criminal Activities' - Worth The Money?

2/9/2016 11:00am EST
DVD Review: 'Criminal Activities'
Ready to provide payback to the mob? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Criminal Activities" out Feb. 16 from RLJ Home Entertainment. We see if mafia debt is damning below!

Title: "Criminal Activities"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Michael Pitt, Dan Stevens, John Travolta

Director: Jackie Earle Haley

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 94 minutes

Release Company: RLJ Home Entertainment

Website: www.RLJEntertainment.com

The Flick: Making "Criminal Activities" his debut as a director, actor Jackie Earle Haley does a decent job of staging his flick with some style. But it’s Hal...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Estranged' - Worth The Money?

2/9/2016 10:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Estranged'
Ready to run into the loving arms of a family you don’t remember? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray horror outing "Estranged" available Feb. 12 from Well Go USA Home Entertainment. We see if freaky family is familiar below!

Title: "Estranged"

Grade: 2

Cast: Amy Manson, James Lance, James Cosmo

Director: Adam Levin

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 92 minutes

Release Company: Well Go USA Home Entertainment

Website: www.wellgousa.com

The Flick: "Estranged" starts off well enough with a girl heading back home with her boyfriend after a motorcycle accident that has lef...
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Did Stallone Offer To Boycott The Oscars?

2/9/2016 9:02am EST
Sylvester Stallone Offered To Boycott Academy Awards After Diver
Sylvester Stallone offered to boycott the 88th Annual Academy Awards to support his "Creed" director, Ryan Coogler, in a show of solidarity and response to the lack of diversity in this year's nominations.

The actor is up for a Best Supporting Actor Award at the Feb. 28th ceremony.

Stallone remarked to People Magazine that he offered to boycott the awards to show he would stand with his friend, as well as lead actor Michael B. Jordan.

"I spoke with Ryan Coogler when this happened. I said, 'Ryan how do you want to handle this? Because I really believe you are responsible for me being here...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Man Up' - Worth The Money?

2/8/2016 12:00pm EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Man Up'
Ready to go on someone else’s blind date? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray romantic comedy "Man Up" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if love can exist within a comedy of errors below!

Title: "Man Up"

Grade: 4

Cast: Simon Pegg, Lake Bell, Rory Kinnear

Director: Ben Palmer

Rating: R

Runtime: 89 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: "Man Up" is a surprisingly wonderful flick, starting with a witty, funny and romantic script by Tess Morris that enlists the old school comedy tropes and ad...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Truth' - Worth The Money?

2/8/2016 11:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Truth'
Ready to challenge the powerful man in the world and face the consequences? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray drama "Truth" out now from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. We see if the truth is out there below!

Title: "Truth"

Grade: 4

Cast: Robert Redford, Cate Blanchett, Topher Grace

Director: James Vanderbilt

Rating: R

Runtime: 125 minutes

Release Company: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Website: www.SonyClassics.com

The Flick: A powerful drama not just because of it’s engaging look at real-life 60 Minutes story about then-Presidential candidate George Bu...
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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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Weekend Box Office: 'Kung Fu Panda 3' Dominates, 'The Force Awakens' Crosses $2 Billion

2/8/2016 8:46am EST
Kung Fu Panda 3
"Kung Fu Panda 3" easily beat the competition at the weekend box office for the second consecutive weekend. The animated film, featuring the voices of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, and Kate Hudson, generated $21 million in ticket sales.

George Clooney comedy "Hail, Caesar!" debuted at number two with $11.4 million, followed by Leonardo DiCaprio's "The Revenant" with $7.1 million.

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which came in fourth with $6.8 million, has earned over $900 million in North America and a whopping $2 billion internationally. Only James Cameron's "Titanic" and "A...
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Nicolas Cage Signs On For ‘Vengeance: A Love Story’

2/7/2016 5:08pm EST
Nicolas Cage The Runner premiere
Variety has recently reported that tireless actor Nicolas Cage will begin filming Hannibal Classics thriller in Atlanta, Georgia called, ‘Vengeance: A Love Story.’The production is ready to commence in March.

Hannibal is starting international sales this week at the Berlin Film Festival.

Producers are Richard Rionda Del Castro of Hannibal Classics and Michael Mendelsohn of Patriot Pictures. The executive producer is Patricia Eberle.

Harold Becker is directing from a John Mankiewicz screenplay, based on the 2003 novel by Joyce Carol Oates called 'Rape: A Love Story.'

Oates’ novel is a da...
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Kurt Russell's Guitar Smash In 'Hateful Eight' Upsets Museum

2/6/2016 8:52am EST
Hateful Eight
The Martin Guitar Museum in Pennsylvania will no longer lend out its priceless instruments following reports that one of their "priceless" guitars was smashed during filming of Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight."

In the western, Kurt Russell gets mad at his prisoner co-star Jennifer Jason Leigh, grabs a guitar from her hands and smashes it. Russell was reportedly supposed to a use a replica of the 1870s six-string guitar; however, he unknowingly smashed the original, according to Billboard.com.

Museum director Dick Boak says the museum will no longer be loaning out its instruments. ...
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