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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,

‘The Barber’ Press Day Part 2 – Scott Glenn Interview

March 26th, 2015 12:00pm EDT
‘The Barber’ Press Day Part 2 – Scott Glenn Interview
Anyone who has true movie knowledge certainly knows all about the cinematic acting prowess of the great Scott Glenn. Whether it’s his early turn as the sullen nemesis to John Travolta in the classic "Urban Cowboy," his work as Astronaut Alan Shepard in "The Right Stuff" or even the calm mentor of rookie Jodie Foster in the Oscar winning film "Silence of the Lambs," Glenn has created a wealth of cool characters that linger long after the credits role. His latest film, a thriller titled "The Barber" which hits select theaters and VOD on March 27 from ARC Entertainment is no exception with G...
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Blu-ray Reviews: 'The Wild One' / 'The Lady From Shanghai'

March 26th, 2015 11:00am EDT
wild one
Ready to re-watch the classics? Then join us to check out the Blu-ray releases of the Marlon Brando biker flick "The Wild One" and Orson Welles opus "The Lady From Shanghai" both now available from Mill Creek Entertainment. We’ll see if there’s still gas in the tank and murder in mind below!

Title: "The Wild One"

Grade: 3

Cast: Marlon Brando, Mary Murphy, Lee Marvin

Director: Laslo Benedek

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 79 minutes

Release Company: Mill Creek Home Entertainment

Website: www.millcreekent.com

The Flick: While "The Wild One" is one of the earliest of the biker gang...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Missing'

March 25th, 2015 12:00pm EDT
The Missing
How long would you look if your child went missing? Thus is the premise of the new Starz limited series titled "The Missing" out April 14 from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We review and examine the facts of the case below.

Title: "The Missing"

Grade: 3

Cast: James Nesbitt, Francis O’Connor, Tcheky Karyo

Director: Tom Shankland

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 472 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: I won’t lie – seeing films and shows about missing kids makes me queasy. The Missing has such somber subject matter in sp...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Vice'

March 25th, 2015 11:00am EDT
Vice
Ready to act out your wildest fantasies minus any repercussions? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Vice" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We examine the good and bad of a world wild abandon below!

Title: "Vice"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Thomas Jane, Ambyr Childers, Bruce Willis

Director: Brian A. Miller

Rating: R

Runtime: 96 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: While sewing together a batch of old sci-fi ideas (some "Westworld" mixed with a little "Total Recall" and a hint of "Eve of Destru...
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DVD Review: 'Dexter: Most Shocking Episodes'

March 25th, 2015 10:00am EDT
Dexter
Ready to die for Dexter all over again? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD release of "Dexter: Most Shocking Episodes" out now from CBS / Paramount Home Entertainment. We see if there is indeed shock value within this special set below!

Title: "Dexter: Most Shocking Episodes"

Grade: 1 1/2

Cast: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, James Remar

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 528 minutes

Release Company: CBS/Paramount Home Entertainment

Website: www.paramount.com

The Show: Let me make my opinion on all things "Dexter" the series clear – the quality of ...
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‘The Barber’ Press Day Part 1 – Sweeney Todd’s Barber Shop Tour

March 24th, 2015 1:00pm EDT
Barber
Nothing makes a day better for a man with stubble then a shave from an experienced local barber – unless that gent also happens to perhaps be a serial killer! It’s themes explored in the new thriller entitled "The Barber" which hits select theaters and VOD on March 27 from ARC Entertainment and stars the iconic Scott Glenn in a captivating role as a local small town barber who may be hiding some very dark secrets.

We recently got invited to a very special and unique press day at the famed Sweeney Todd Barber Shop on Hollywood Blvd. where we not only got a chance to chat one-on-one with ...
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Forgotten Friday Flick: Do You Remember 'Man On Fire' From 1987?

March 20th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Man On Fire' (1987)
Next Friday a new thriller titled "The Barber" will be hitting theaters and stars the legendary Scott Glenn as a small town barber hiding some dark secrets. We got a chance recently to chat with the iconic actor about some of his past work (up next week!) and one flick came up in particular. It’s a meaty movie morsel that I consider to be Glenn’s finest performance and this week it’s the past picture we’re saluting – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today it’s all about a beaten, weathered, and sullen man who when properly pushed proves that you can’t count a lethal man out. Denzel Wa...
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Movie Reviews: Two Indy Movies To Consider

March 19th, 2015 12:22pm EDT
Movie Reviews: 'Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter' / '3 Hearts'
The indies just keep on coming – love and adventure know no budget! This week we’re travelling abroad to check out such cinematic sights as treasure hunting and unrequited passion with reviews of the new films "Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter" and "3 Hearts" below!

Title: "Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter"

Stars: 2

Genre: Drama

Cast: Rinko Kikuchi, Shirley Venard, David Zellner

Director: David Zellner

Running Time: 105 Minutes

Release Company: Amplify Releasing

Website: http://amplifyreleasing.com/

Inventive for sure, "Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter" is a film with a great idea that s...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Sure Thing'

March 19th, 2015 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Sure Thing' (30th Anniversary) - Is It Wort
Tired of striking out when the iron is hot? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray better bet "The Sure Thing" (30th Anniversary) out March 24 from Shout! Factory Home Entertainment. We see if the dame is down for whatever below!

Title: "The Sure Thing" (30th Anniversary)

Grade: 5

Cast: John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga, Nicollette Sheridan

Director: Rob Reiner

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 95 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: Even back in 1985, "The Sure Thing" was a tough film to explain beyond the surface stu...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Son Of A Gun'

March 19th, 2015 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Son Of A Gun' - Is It Worth The Money?
Ready to learn life and larceny from an elder criminal? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Son of a Gun" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We watch, learn and review the illegal acts below!

Title: "Son of a Gun"

Grade: 4

Cast: Ewan McGregor, Brenton Thwaites, Tom Budge

Director: Julius Avery

Rating: R

Runtime: 109 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Despite all its familiarity, I really enjoyed the raw grittiness of "Son of a Gun." A simple tale of a kid looking for a father figure w...
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