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Movie Reviews: Two Indy Films To Check Out This Week

8/27/2015 12:15pm EDT
Movie Reviews: 'Blood Punch' / 'When Animals Dream'
What happens when the typical action/horror scenario gets a fresh twist – anything! We’re delving into the land of repeat kills and coming of age monsters to see if there is hidden gem movie gold in the non-Hollywood hills. See encapsulated reviews of "Blood Punch" and "When Animals Dream" below!

Title: "Blood Punch"

Stars: 3

Genre: Drama / Action

Cast: Milo Cawthorne, Olivia Tennet, Ari Boyland

Director: Madellaine Paxson

Rating: Not Rated

Running Time: 104 Minutes

Release Company: Midnight Releasing

Website: www.bloodpunchthemovie.com

"Blood Punch" takes a Tarantino styl...
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DVD Review: 'The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe' - Worth The Money?

8/27/2015 11:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe'
Ready to delve into the private life of the world’s most famous blonde? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if there are secrets to be had below.

Title: "The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Kelli Garner, Susan Sarandon, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Director: Laurie Collyer

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 180 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Not knowing a ton about Marilyn Monroe, but having seen a ton of way t...
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Tom Six To Release More Controversial Films?

8/27/2015 10:00am EDT
'The Human Centipede' Filmmaker Tom Six To Release More Controve
You can’t keep a controversial filmmaker down! Looks like famed writer/director Tom Six, the mad genius behind the trilogy of "The Human Centipede" films, is going to be digging up his archives for those who just can’t wait for new ways to be shocked. The former film is aptly titled "What the F**k?!" – the synopsis via the official press release is below!

"The Human Centipede" trilogy director Tom Six will release one of his earlier Dutch films for the international market. "What The F**k?!" is an hilarious black comedy about famous Dutch singer “Dries Roelvink” who is kidnapped by hi...
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Melissa McCarthy Stands With The 'Girl Power' Army Working On 'Ghostbusters'

8/26/2015 2:23am EDT
Ghostbusters
That upcoming Ghostbusters reboot starring Melissa McCarthy has already earned a ton of negativity online- and just for the crime of having four women in roles formerly played by four men. Well, according to People, the cast and Crew of Ghostbusters are fighting back in the form of a tweet.

On Tuesday, McCarthy posted a picture of her, her Ghostbusters co-stars Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon and Kristen Wiig, and a couple dozen crew-members- all of them women! The four main Ghostbusters stars are standing in front, holding a banner proclaiming “Girl Power” and the rest of the crew are holding...
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Does Camryn Manheim Deserve Better Roles?

8/24/2015 12:10pm EDT
Manheim
I remember the exact moment I was hit by the overwhelming star wattage of actress Camryn Manheim. It was on November 15, 1989 on the hit ABC show "The Practice" in an episode called 'Trench Work.' That week TV icon Tony Danza of "Taxi" and "Who’s the Boss" fame was guest starring as an attorney who takes on the titular law firm. It was one particular scene that sealed the deal involving Danza’s lawyer Tommy Silva and Manheim’s tough-as-nails gal Ellenor Frutt where Danza tries to make the firm a lame offer. In full Frutt fashion, Manheim goes viciously on the offensive and fully kneecap...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - The Horror-Drama, 'Let The Right One In'

8/21/2015 12:15pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Let The Right One In'
With so much generic genre work coming out of America these days, it felt right to stray into Swedish territory for some fanged fun – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s bloodsucking baddie tells the tale of a couple of kids from opposite sides of the tracks who find a funny friendship together. Did I happen to mention one of them might just be a creature of the night? (Think "My Girl" meets "Near Dark!") We’re raising the stakes with a five-star outing that to this day has gone unmatched – be sure you only…"Let The Right One In!"

"Let the Right One In" is the kind of film...
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Va Va Voom! Emily Ratajkowski Nails It On The Red Carpet

8/21/2015 11:30am EDT
Emily Ratajkowski Takes The Plunge In Grecian-Inspired Gown At '
Emily Ratajkowksi attended the Los Angeles premiere of "We Are Your Friends" on Thursday wearing a daring, low-cut dress on the red carpet.

The model/actress, 24, showed quite a bit of skin in the Grecian-inspired, pale pink gown, which featured a plunging neckline and a thigh-high slit up the left side.

Ratajkowski stars alongside Zac Efron in the film, which centers on a DJ who falls in love with his mentor's girlfriend, Sophie. The movie opens in theaters on Aug. 28.

She recently told Harper's Bazaar that she likes to sleep in the nude and watch a popular HBO series.

"I don't sleep w...
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Tate Donovan Takes Us Inside the Comedy-Drama 'Sun Belt Express'

8/20/2015 2:09pm EDT
Tate Donovan Takes Us On A Ride With 'Sun Belt Express'
Tate Donovan is redefining the road movie with Sun Belt Express, the new independent comedy-drama that will change the way you look at illegal immigration. Tate plays Allen King, a down on his luck college professor who moonlights as a coyote, smuggling people across the southern border. It's not a great existence, but at least he's getting by.

Yet when Allen's spirited daughter Emily (India Ennenga) decides to stow away on his latest trip, he finds himself on unpredictable journey with her, his ex-girlfriend (Ana de la Reguera), and the three interesting gentlemen in the trunk of his car....
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DVD Review: 'Run, Hide, Die.' - Worth The Money?

8/20/2015 11:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Run, Hide, Die.'
Girls. Cabin. Killer. Mayhem and madness awaits as we check out the new to DVD flick "Run, Hide, Die." out Sept. 1 from RLJ Home Entertainment. We see if there’s still life left in the old school slasher scenario below!

Title: "Run, Hide, Die."

Grade: 2

Cast: Alison Monda, Alicia Mendez, Tabitha Bastien

Director: Collin Joseph Neal

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 75 minutes

Release Company: RLJ Home Entertainment

Website: www.usRLJEntertainment.com

The Flick: The good news here is "Run, Hide, Die." starts off with serious premise. It sets up each of the five girls involved ni...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Skin Trade' - Worth The Money?

8/20/2015 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Skin Trade'
Ready to rumble with Lundgren and friends? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Skin Trade" out August 25 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We see if fists of fury are still fast below!

Title: "Skin Trade"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Dolph Lundgren, Tony Jaa, Peter Weller

Director: Ekachai Uekrongtham

Rating: R

Runtime: 96 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magnetreleasing.com/skintrade

The Flick: How did the great Tony Jaa go from heading up slick move flicks like the "Ong-bak" trilogy to playing second fiddle to Dolph Lundgren? A...
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