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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: 'The Little Shop Of Horrors' From 1960

April 24th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Little Shop Of Horrors'
With the new film "The Age of Adaline" at the cinema this week it felt right to go old school and check out some black and white past picture fare with a memorable flair – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Don’t let the 1960 elder movie selection this week fool you, as there’s plenty of wit, sass and people eating botanical class to be had. It’s a joyous terror tale of sorts that was the origin of the famed character of a pesky plant with an unhealthy appetite. Surrounded by some equally particular people – a grouchy store owner, flower eating customers, funeral prone old ladies, a deme...
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Movie Reviews: 'Skin Trade' & 'The Harvest'

April 24th, 2015 11:19am EDT
Movie Reviews: 'Skin Trade' / 'The Harvest'
This week, thanks to the fast feet of Tony Jaa and the scary style of Director John McNaughton, sees both areas of action and horror hitting hard at the cinema for two new films. We’re checking out the flicks "Skin Trade" and "The Harvest" below!

Title: "Skin Trade"

Stars: 2 1/2

Genre: Action / Drama

Cast: Dolph Lundgren, Tony Jaa, Peter Weller

Director: Ekachai Uekrongtham

Rating: R

Running Time: 96 Minutes

Release Company: Magnet Releasing

Website: www.magnetreleasing.com/skintrade/

How did the great Tony Jaa go from heading up slick move flicks like the "Ong-b...
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DVD Review: 'The Vatican Exorcisms' - Worth The Money?

April 24th, 2015 10:30am EDT
DVD Review: 'The Vatican Exorcisms'
Are those pesky exorcisms really real? We’re about to find out as we check out the new to DVD flick "The Vatican Exorcisms" out May 19 from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We review the reality of those demon possessed below.

Title: "The Vatican Exorcisms"

Grade: 1

Cast: Joe Marino, Piero Maggio, Anella Vastola

Director: Joe Marino

Rating: R

Runtime: 76 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: Sadly the premise of The Vatican Exorcisms – doc crew delving into the church’s involvement in so called exorcisms – has recently...
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DVD Review: 'Mommy' - Worth The Money?

April 24th, 2015 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Mommy'
Ready to enter the mind of a kid with issues? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Mommy" out April 28 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review the bonds of family below.

Title: "Mommy"

Grade: 2

Cast: Anne Dorval, Suzanne Clement, Antoine Olivier Pilon

Director: Xavier Dolan

Rating: R

Runtime: 139 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Far from a flick with happy endings, "Mommy" tells the raw tale of a troubled and at times violent 15-year-old ADHD kid and his ill equip widowed single mother t...
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Director John McNaughton Talks 'The Harvest' And More

April 22nd, 2015 12:10pm EDT
Interview: 'The Harvest" Helmer John McNaughton On Work Past And
Under the category of folks who made first films that freaked fans out, Director John McNaughton will always be top of the list. As the helmer of the deeply disturbing and menacingly memorable flick "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer," McNaughton created a piece of work so horrifyingly real that one could swear they were almost watching a documentary. He followed it up with a campy underrated genre outing "The Borrower," but then McNaughton delightfully decided to diversify. So from the dramatic and funny "Mad Dog And Glory" to the sexy and sinful "Wild Things," the notorious director b...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Eddie And The Cruisers' - is It Worth The Money?

April 21st, 2015 12:05pm EDT
Eddie
Ready for a double dose of rock legend Eddie Wilson? The follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray more bang for the buck 'Eddie And The Cruisers Double Feature' with both "Eddie And The Cruisers" and "Eddie And The Cruisers II: Eddie Lives" on one disc via the folks at Shout! Factory. We see if the music gets shortcut below!

Title: "Eddie And The Cruisers Double Feature"

Grade: 4

Cast: Michael Pare, Matthew Laurence, Tom Berenger

Director: Martin Davidson / Jean-Claude Lord

Rating: PG / PG-13

Runtime: 95 / 104 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

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Blu-ray Review: 'Enter The Dangerous Mind' - is It Worth The Money?

April 21st, 2015 11:05am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Enter The Dangerous Mind'
Ready to enter the mind of someone disturbed? Let’s heed the voices and check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Enter The Dangerous Mind" out now from Well Go USA Home Entertainment. We explore and review those pesky voices to kill below!

Title: "Enter The Dangerous Mind"

Grade: 3

Cast: Jake Hoffman, Nikki Reed, Thomas Dekker

Director: Youssef Delara & Victor Teran

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 90 minutes

Release Company: Well Go USA Home Entertainment

Website: www.wellgousa.com

The Flick: I like the premise of "Enter the Dangerous Mind" about a man with a few screws loose and the...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Echoes' - is It Worth The Money?

April 21st, 2015 10:05am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Echoes'
Seeing folks that aren’t supposed to be there? Then follow us as we investigate and check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Echoes" out now from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We see dead people – but is the flick any good? We review it below!

Title: "Echoes"

Grade: 2

Cast: Kate French, Steven Brand, Billy Wirth

Director: Nils Timm

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 88 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchoybayent.com

The Flick: "Echoes" starts off interesting, playing with the subject of sleep paralysis and it’s very scary effects. It’s a relatable a...
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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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