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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: Do You Remember 'Brain Donors' From 1992?

April 17th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Brain Donors'
To help film folks avoid the unfunny blunders of "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" it felt right to pull out a moldy oldie that could fill the funny bone cravings – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! This week we’re heading down slapstick street for a comedy classic willing to throw in everything – including the kitchen sink! (Duck!) Savory sight gags, potty humor, witty asides and enough tomfoolery to keep the most sullen sailor in stitches, we’re becoming…"Brain Donors!"

The death of a wealthy tycoon named Oscar Winterhaven Oglethorpe has brought a lot of fast talking characters out of t...
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Movie Reviews: Two Smaller Films To Check Out

April 17th, 2015 11:20am EDT
Monsters
We’re heading into dark and unchartered territory this week to check out a couple of smaller films that head deep into the unknown. War, weapons and bad guys are the specials of the day as we check out "Monsters: Dark Continent" and "The Dead Lands" – we shed light into the dark flicks below!

Title: "Monsters: Dark Continent"

Stars: 3 1/2

Genre: Action / Drama

Cast: Johnny Harris, Sam Keeley, Joe Dempsie

Director: Tom Green

Rating: R

Running Time: 122 Minutes

Release Company: RADiUS-TWC

Website: www.radiustwc.com/releases/monsters-dark-continent/

A sequel in name an...
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Actor Michael Nouri Gives Us Some Fascinating Insight On His Career

April 16th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Interview: 'The Squeeze' Actor Michael Nouri Shares His Fascinat
Anyone familiar with iconic romance films most assuredly knows actor Michael Nouri. As the good looking, thoughtful and dashing male counterpart to Jennifer Beals’s tough-as-nails dancer Alex Owens in the 1983 cinematic sensation "Flashdance," Nouri became the lust de jour of every woman in the world overnight. But as an actor Nouri has provided so much more than just a pretty face over the years, creating memorable characters from all walks of life that showcase there’s more to the handsome actor then meets the eye. His latest film entitled "The Squeeze" (hitting theaters and VOD on April...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Boy Next Door' - Worth The Money?

April 14th, 2015 12:10pm EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Boy Next Door'
Ready to find a little forbidden love via Jennifer Lopez? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray thriller "The Boy Next Door" out now from Universal Home Entertainment. We see if a moment of weakness a movie makes below!

Title: "The Boy Next Door"

Grade: 1

Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Guzman, John Corbett

Director: Rob Cohen

Rating: R

Runtime: 91 minutes

Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment

Website: www.UniversalHiDef.com

The Flick: As an erotic thriller, "The Boy Next Door" has more than a few problems. First off the so called ‘erotic’ bits are less then t...
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Want Tickets To 'The Human Centipede 3' Premiere?

April 14th, 2015 11:15am EDT
Get Tickets To 'The Human Centipede 3' Premiere In LA!
For those looking for their fill of centipedes – the human kind that is – we’ve got good news for you. Horror fans can not only go now and purchase tickets to the upcoming premiere of the highly anticipated "The Human Centipede 3 - Final Sequence" taking place on Monday May 18 in LA, but also have a chance to win a piece of art via writer/director Tom Six! Check out the official press release below:

BREAKING NEWS!

On May 18, 2015, the much-anticipated movie “The Human Centipede 3 – Final Sequence” will have its world premiere in Los Angeles, CA. Usually, fans can only dream of watchin...
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Forgotten Friday Flick: Jon Cryer, Demi Moore Starred In This 1984 Film

April 10th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'No Small Affair'
With actor Jon Cryer’s new book entitled ‘So That Happened: A Memoir’ out this week, it felt right to delve into some past Cryer work that cooks even more then his tell all – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re taking a picture and falling in love 80’s style with a coming of age tale about a clever teen that lives for the lens - until he meets a fetching female subject to channel his obsession that is. Romance, love and making it big - all with the click of a camera. From the screenwriter of the romance flick "The Longest Ride" hitting theaters this week, it’s…"No Small Affair...
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3 More Indie Movie Reviews To Check Out For This Week

April 9th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Movie Reviews: 'Clouds Of Sils Maria' / 'The House Across The St
Fitting that this week we’re talking about the wizard of weird David Lynch (again no Lynch, no "Twin Peaks" Showtime!) as the second installment of flicks out this week most assuredly take a stroll of the strange side. From stories about aging actresses revisiting old wounds to curious happenings in a house nearby to even paying off those pesky bills with some seriously odd jobs, the selections below are truly abnormal outings. Check out encapsulated reviews for "Clouds of Sils Maria," "The House Across the Street" and "Lost River" below! We review the good, the bad and the unusual next!...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Mad Max: Collector's Edition' - Is It Worth The Money

April 9th, 2015 11:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Mad Max: Collector's Edition'
Ready to head down the road with the original Max all over again? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray "Mad Max: Collector’s Edition" out May 5 from Shout! Fatory’s genre division label Scream Factory. We see how mad Max is below!

Title: "Mad Max: Collector’s Edition"

Grade: 4 1/2

Cast: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Steve Bisley

Director: George Miller

Rating: R

Runtime: 93 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: As a first time flick, George Miller’s Aussie exploitation flick "Mad Max" is hands down a co...
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Blu-ray Review: 'A Most Violent Year' - Is It Worth The Money

April 9th, 2015 10:05am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'A Most Violent Year'
Ready to enter a crime drama minus the crime? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "A Most Violent Year" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We examine the pros and cons of legitimate business below!

Title: "A Most Violent Year"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, Albert Brooks

Director: J.C. Chandor

Rating: R

Runtime: 125 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: While there are some solid performances and interesting story turns within "A Most Violent Year," it not the kind of fi...
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3 Indie Movie Reviews To Check Out!

April 8th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Movie Reviews: 'The Girl Is In Trouble' / 'Kill Me Three Times'
This week welcomes a cavalcade of smaller films, some good, some bad, but all available for your viewing pleasure. Today sees the review arrival of three flicks (with three more to follow tomorrow!) to check out that have stories about everything from saving a damsel in distress to deadly events told three different ways to the even the bonds of brotherhood in crime. So look below for encapsulated reviews of "The Girl Is In Trouble," "Kill Me Three Times" and "Broken Horses" to get the cinematic skinny.

Title: "The Girl Is In Trouble"

Stars: 2 1/2

Genre: Drama

Cast: Columbus Sho...
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