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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,

Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Trick 'r Treat'

October 31st, 2014 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Trick 'r Treat'
Today is officially Halloween and here at Starpulse.com that means plenty of ghouls, goblins and Sam – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection is a throwback to the horror anthology’s of old telling tales of hungry wolves, serial killers and bitter kids all under the watchful eye of a shabby orange pajamas wearing, burlap sack headed tot named Sam. So put on your best blood soaked costume, grab a big bag for all that tainted candy and kick over a few jack-o-lanterns on the way – it’s time for…"Trick ‘r Treat!"

Halloween time may seem fun and harmless, but the origins and...
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DVD Review: 'Garfield Holiday Collection'

October 30th, 2014 12:10pm EDT
DVD Review: 'Garfield Holiday Collection'
Ready to get in holiday mood with your favorite orange feline? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD program "Garfield Holiday Collection" out Nov. 4 from Anderson Digital. We explore the use of hairballs during the holidays below!

Title: "Garfield Holiday Collection"

Grade: 4

Cast: Voices of Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger

Director: Phil Roman

Rating: G

Runtime: 150 minutes

Release Company: Anderson Digital

Website: www.andersondigital.com

The Flick: Going back to my childhood I remember the nostalgic Garfield specials. There was old school animation, cools...
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DVD Review: 'The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story'

October 30th, 2014 11:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story'
Ready to get an ‘unauthorized’ look at your favorite Bayside High gang? The follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story" out Nov. 4 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review the secrets revealed below.

Title: "The Unauthorized Saved By The Bell Story"

Grade: 2

Cast: Sam Kindseth, Dylan Everett, Alyssa Lynch

Director: Jason LaPeyre

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 90 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgate.com

The Flick: I remember hearing some of the salacious behind the scenes claims about TV’s ...
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Review: Odd Import 'Force Majeure' Unsure What It Wants To Be

October 30th, 2014 9:30am EDT
Review: Odd Import 'Force Majeure' Unsure What It Wants To Be
A strange uneven mix of David Lynch and Paul Thomas Anderson, "Force Majeure" is an odd film I just didn’t like. The story seems simple enough – a family vacationing at a ski resort sits down for a meal and looks over to see an avalanche heading straight for them. But instead of shielding and protecting his wife and children, head of household Thomas runs for cover to shamefully save himself. Of course it turns out to be a false alarm, but the damage is done. So the remainder of the film is both wife Ebba trying to make her shallow hubby feel guilty and Thomas simply trying to deny it e...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Squirm - Collector's Edition'

October 29th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Squirm - Collector's Edition'
Ready to get attacked by a vicious bunch of…worms? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Squirm - Collector's Edition" out now from Scream Factory the genre division of Shout! Factory Home Entertainment. We review the wiggle room below!

Title: "Squirm – Collector’s Edition"

Grade: 2

Cast: Don Scardino, Patricia Pearcy, R.A. Dow

Director: Jeff Lieberman

Rating: Unrated

Runtime: 93 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: Besides the so inane its compelling premise of killer worms and a few memorabl...
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DVD Review: 'Grace: The Possession'

October 29th, 2014 11:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Grace: The Possession'
Ready to experience firsthand what demon possession feels like – first person? The follow us as we check out the new to DVD horror flick "Grace: The Possession" out now from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. We review the ups and downs of bad inhabitants below!

Title: "Grace: The Possession"

Grade: 1

Cast: Alexia Fast, Lin Shaye, Joel David Moore

Director: Jeff Chan

Rating: R

Runtime: 88 minutes

Release Company: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Website: www.SonyPictures.comDVD

The Flick: I’ve never witnessed a film that takes the found footage area a step further by placing...
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DVD Review: “Pawn Stars – A Very Vegas Christmas Special”

October 29th, 2014 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: “Pawn Stars – A Very Vegas Christmas Special”
Ready to pawn off some valuables for Christmas? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD “Pawn Stars – A Very Vegas Christmas Special” out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if the price is right for Santa below.

Title: “Pawn Stars – A Very Vegas Christmas Special”

Grade: 2

Cast: Corey Harrison, Richard Harrison, Austin Russell

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 112 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Again, of the Vegas reality shows "Pawn Stars" is my least favorite due to the fact that all the character...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Nightbreed - The Director's Cut'

October 28th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Nightbreed - The Director's Cut'
Ready to re-visit Midian the way Clive Barker intended? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Nightbreed – The Director’s Cut" out now from Shout! Factory’s horror division Scream Factory. We see if the breed juice is still worth the squeeze below!

Title: "Nightbreed – The Director’s Cut"

Grade: 5

Cast: Craig Sheffer, Anne Bobby, David Cronenberg

Director: Clive Barker

Rating: R

Runtime: 140 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: Let me begin by saying I saw the original "Nightbreed" in the the...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Free Fall'

October 28th, 2014 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Free Fall'
Ready to get trapped in an elevator with the feisty and fetching Sarah Butler? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick “Free Fall” out now from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We review the pros and cons of staying put vs. getting off below!

Title: "Free Fall"

Grade: 2

Cast: Sarah Butler, D. B. Sweeney, Malcolm McDowell

Director: Malek Akkad

Rating: R

Runtime: 90 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: "Free Fall" has its female action head in the right place. Meaning this feature film debut via famed “...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Pee-wee’s Playhouse: The Complete Series'

October 28th, 2014 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Pee-wee’s Playhouse: The Complete Series'
Ready for Pee-wee Herman in high def? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray remastered "Pee-wee’s Playhouse: The Complete Series" out now from Shout! Factory Home Entertainment. The secret word today is….review!

Title: "Pee-wee’s Playhouse: The Complete Series"

Grade: 5

Cast: Paul Reubens, Laurence Fishburne

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 1600 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: There’s no denying that as a show, "Pee-wee’s Playhouse" is a wondrous experience for both kids and adults. ...
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