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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: '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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Blu-ray Review: 'The Homesman'

February 26th, 2015 11:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Homesman'
Ready to head out on the open plains with Tommy Lee Jones? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Homesman" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if home is indeed where the heart is below/

Title: "The Homesman"

Grade: 4

Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Meryl Streep

Director: Tommy Lee Jones

Rating: R

Runtime: 123 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Steeped in mood and rich landscapes, "The Homesman" marks a real accomplishment for Director Tommy Lee Jones. With a firm underst...
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DVD Review: 'Altar'

February 26th, 2015 10:00am EST
DVD Review: 'Altar'
Ready to get possessed? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD chiller "Altar" out now from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. We review who is left unscathed below!

Title: "Altar"

Grade: 1

Cast: Olivia Williams, Matthew Modine, Steve Oram

Director: Nick Willing

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 94 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment

Website: www.cinedigmentertainment.com

The Flick: A blatant rip off of "The Shining" masked as a haunted house meets demon possession flick, "Altar" isn’t scary or entertaining even by accident. Director Nick Willing even goes so far ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Lookalike'

February 25th, 2015 12:00pm EST
Lookalike
Ready to step in for someone who looks like you? The follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray thriller "The Lookalike" out now from Well Go USA Home Entertainment. We examine the similarities and differences below!

Title: "The Lookalike"

Grade: 2

Cast: Jerry O’Connell, Gillian Jacobs, Scottie Thompson

Director: Richard Grey

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 101 minutes

Release Company: Well Go USA Home Entertainment

Website: www.wellgousa.com

The Flick: The biggest crime of "The Lookalike" isn’t the fact that the majority of the actors are either wasted or miscast (what the he...
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DVD Review: 'Robin Williams Double Feature'

February 25th, 2015 11:00am EST
DVD Review: 'Robin Williams Double Feature'
Ready to enjoy a little Robin times two? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD "Robin Williams Double Feature" with the films "Moscow On the Hudson" and "Jakob The Liar." We examine the wonder of Williams below.

Title: "Robin Williams Double Feature"

Grade: 3

Cast: Robin Williams, Alan Arkin, Liev Schreiber

Director: Peter Kassovitz / Paul Mazursky

Rating: PG-13 / R

Runtime: 120 / 117 minutes

Release Company: Mill Creek Home Entertainment

Website: www.millcreekent.com

"Moscow On the Hudson"

A t times a simply real and decent dramatic comedy from Paul Mazursky has ...
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