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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,

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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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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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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DVD Review: 'Mr. Bean - The Whole Bean'

March 3rd, 2015 11:10am EST
DVD Review: 'Mr. Bean - The Whole Bean'
Ready to get a little more intimate with all things Bean? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD "Mr. Bean – The Whole Bean" out March 24 from Shout! Factory Home Entertainment. We see if the Bean is worth the shenanigans below!

Title: "Mr. Bean – The Whole Bean"

Grade: 4

Cast: Rowan Atkinson, Matilda Ziegler, Robin Driscoll

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 350 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: Unlike the previous Bean sets, this one only features the TV show bits, though purists would argue ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1'

March 3rd, 2015 10:30am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1'
The Mockingjay is ready to fight – are you? Then follow us soldier as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1" out March 6 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review the revolution below!

Title: "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1"

Grade: 3

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Julianne Moore, Natalie Dormer

Director: Francis Lawrence

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 123 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: There’s good news and bad news on this third helping of Hunger Games. Good news is the first hou...
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DVD Review: 'Addicted'

March 3rd, 2015 10:10am EST
DVD Review: 'Addicted'
Ready to get trapped in all things sexy? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Addicted" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We dissect the pros and cons of sex addiction below!

Title: "Addicted"

Grade: 2

Cast: Sharon Leal, Boris Kodjoe, William Levy

Director: Billie Woodruff

Rating: R

Runtime: 105 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: I wasn’t all that surprised that this one came from a novel because as a film the themes within "Addicted" are vast and frankly all over the place. It begins as ...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Page Turner'

February 27th, 2015 12:20pm EST
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Page Turner'
With the large amount of crass, crude and lewd selections recently (not really - but it sounds good!), it felt time to class things up around here and give the highbrow folks some movie due – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s selection puts the refined back in revenge and features a tale of poignant piano payback told with a distinctive air of elegance. Who says getting even can’t be classy? We’re taking on…"The Page Turner."

As a little girl, Melanie Prouvost has a passion for piano, so much so that her modest blue-collar parents give their blessing when she decides to s...
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Movie Reviews: 'The Salvation' / 'My Life Directed By Nicholas Winding Refn'

February 27th, 2015 11:10am EST
Movie Reviews: 'The Salvation' / 'My Life Directed By Nicholas W
Some interesting flicks coming out this week for sure. (And we’re not talking "Focus" here folks!) But we would like you to focus as we check out an old school revenge western and a doc on one of the most interesting directors working today. Go below to read the reviews of "The Salvation" and "My Life Directed By Nicolas Winding Refn" and enjoy!

Title: "The Salvation"

Stars: 2 1/2

Genre: Western / Action

Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Director: Kristian Levring

Rating: Not Rated

Running Time: 100 Minutes

Release Company: IFC Films

Website: www.ifc...
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Review: With 'Maps To The Stars' Cronenberg Is Back In Fine Form

February 26th, 2015 12:20pm EST
Review: With 'Maps To The Stars' Cronenberg Is Back In Fine Form
After what seemed like a slew of disappointing flicks either going for Oscar grabs (see, or rather don’t see, the unwatchable "A Dangerous Method!") or filled with no meaning (don’t know which was more drab "Cosmopolis" or its star Robert Pattinson!) it’s nice to finally have the true David Cronenberg back in fine form. His old school morbid style matched with writer Bruce Wagner’s biting screenplay and featuring some arresting performances makes his latest outing "Maps To The Stars" a wonderfully wacky piece of wild abandon cinema – welcome back David.

The film is about two worlds in mod...
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