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Jason Coleman is film critic/movie journalist with over 10 years of experience, most recently as Senior Entertainment Editor for The213.net, as well as JoBlo.com. Having worked for two local newspapers as a movie reviewer at the early age of 12, Coleman continues to spew his love and passion for film for Starpulse. Coleman currently helps manage the Village and Bruin Theaters in Westwood and will eventually open his own theater in Studio City,

Blu-ray Review: 'Leviathan'

August 20th, 2014 11:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Leviathan'
Ready to dive deep into monster madness again? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray horror outing "Leviathan" out now from Shout! Factory’s genre division Scream Factory. We dissect and review the various monster pieces below!

Title: "Leviathan"

Grade: 4

Cast: Peter Weller, Amanda Pays, Richard Crenna

Director: George P. Cosmatos

Rating: R

Runtime: 98 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: As a classic late 80’s practical effects flick I’ve always dug "Leviathan." It’s got some great humor via a qui...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Without Warning'

August 20th, 2014 10:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Without Warning'
Flying alien discs with teeth – look out! We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray classic horror flick "Without Warning" out now from Scream Factory, the genre division of Shout! Factory. We review – from afar – the deadly discs below!

Title: "Without Warning"

Grade: 3

Cast: Jack Palance, Martin Landau, Tarah Nutter

Director: Greydon Clark

Rating: R

Runtime: 88 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: How Director Greydon Clark got veteran talents like Jack Palance and Martin Landau to participate in this B-movie fest...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2"

August 19th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Spidey 2
Ready to see Spidey spin a web a second time? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray superhero flick "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" out now from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The web slinger and all he catches get reviewed below!

Title: The Amazing Spider-Man 2"

Grade: 1 1/2

Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx

Director: Marc Webb

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 141 minutes

Release Company: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Website: www.sonypictures.com/bluray

The Flick: Forget the fact that Andrew Garfield is still way too good looking to play the geeky Peter Par...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Toy Story Of Terror'

August 19th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Toy Story Of Terror'
Ready to see your favorite Toy Story characters scare style? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray toon flick "Toy Story of Terror" out now from Disney Home Entertainment. We review Woody, Buzz and the gang and their fright factor below!

Title: "Toy Story of Terror"

Grade: 4

Cast: Voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Carl Weathers

Director: Angus MacLane

Rating: G

Runtime: 22 minutes

Release Company: Disney Home Entertainment

Website: www.DisneyBluray.com

The Flick: All together too short but just as fun filled as the films, "Toy Story of Terror" again walks the fine...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Locke'

August 19th, 2014 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Locke'
Can life change in the space of a car ride? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Locke" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The ride and the road get reviewed below!

Title: "Locke"

Grade: 4

Cast: Tom Hardy

Director: Steven Knight

Rating: R

Runtime: 84 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: On the surface the concept of "Locke" is so utterly simple that it seems set up for failure – the audience rides along with an ordinary man inside a car where big life changing events happen over the t...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Possession Of Michael King'

August 14th, 2014 12:10pm EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Possession Of Michael King'
Could a non-believer still fall victim to evil spirits? That’s what we’re gonna find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Possession of Michael King" available August 26 from Anchor Bay Entertainment. The affects of atheism on possession gets reviewed below!

Title: "The Possession of Michael King"

Grade: 3

Cast: Shane Johnson, Julie McNiven, Dale Dickey

Director: David Jung

Rating: R

Runtime: 83 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: The initial premise of "The Possession of Michael King" is a fascinatin...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Sacrament'

August 14th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Sacrament'
Ti West. Cult village. Horror. Nuff said. We’re checking out the new to Blu-ray creep fest "The Sacrament" available August 19 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. The events at Eden Parish get reviewed below!

Title: "The Sacrament"

Grade: 4

Cast: AJ Bowen, Joe Swanberg, Gene Jones

Director: Ti West

Rating: R

Runtime: 99 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magpictures.com

The Flick: Much like I said in the theatrical review, filmmaker Ti West just keeps getting better and better with every film. "The Sacrament" is yet another example of the ac...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Motel Hell - Collector's Edition'

August 14th, 2014 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Motel Hell - Collector's Edition'
Ready to find out what the heck is actually in Farmer Vincent’s Fritters? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray horror flick "Motel Hell – Collector’s Edition" out now from Shout! Factory’s genre division Scream Factory. The recipe gets revealed and reviewed below!

Title: "Motel Hell – Collector’s Edition"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Rory Calhoun, Nancy Parsons, Nina Axelrod

Director: Kevin Conner

Rating: R

Runtime: 101 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: As a horror flick, "Motel Hell" is as cheesy, gamey a...
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DVD Review: 'Jesse'

August 12th, 2014 11:30am EDT
DVD Review: 'Jesse'
She’s mad, she’s mean and she’s...hot? We’re seeing if there is truth in advertising for the new to DVD action flick "Jesse" out now from Arc Entertainment. We check out the girl and the guns below!

Title: "Jesse"

Grade: 3

Cast: Stephanie Finochio, William Forsythe, Eric Roberts

Director: Fred Carpenter

Rating: R

Runtime: 86 minutes

Release Company: Arc Entertainment

Website: www.arc-ent.com

The Flick: As a movie "Jesse" plays like a bad student film. It’s got choppy editing, side characters with some atrocious acting and decent thespians of note only show up for small spu...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Rage'

August 12th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Rage'
Ready for a little Nic Cage ass-kicking session? The follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Rage" out now from RLJ Home Entertainment. We examine the validity of the fury inside and review it below!

Title: "Rage"

Grade: 3

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Rachel Nichols, Danny Glover

Director: Paco Cabezas

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 98 minutes

Release Company: RLJ Home Entertainment

Website: www.us.RLJEntertainment.com

The Flick: Not a horrible Cage outing, but not amazing one either. Flick sees the tough guy as a reformed criminal who comes out of bad guy retirement when h...
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