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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
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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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'VANish' Star Tony 'Candyman' Todd Gives Insight On His Amazing Career!

February 24th, 2015 12:20pm EST
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Sometimes the hardest job for an actor immediately associated with a single standout character is to move past such a notorious notable and keep working. Fortunately for character actor Tony Todd, who is of course most recognized for his arresting work as former slave Daniel Robitaille turned hook wielding legend "Candyman," it’s truly been a success story. Having done some seriously stellar work both before (see "Platoon," "Lean On Me" and the Tom Savini version of "Night of the Living Dead" to name a few) and after ("The Crow," "The Rock" and of course the "Final Destination" films!) th...
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DVD Review: 'The Chair'

February 17th, 2015 12:05pm EST
DVD Review: 'The Chair'
Two Directors. Two Movies. Same Script. Winner takes all. We’re checking out the new to DVD Starz series "The Chair" out now from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. Plus as a bonus we’re gonna examine both films made titled "Hollidaysburg" and "Not Cool" and give our opinion on which is the winner. Check out the analysis below!

Title: "The Chair"

Grade: 4

Cast: Shane Dawson, Anna Martemucci, Chris Moore

Director: Anthony B. Sacco

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 667 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Show: Being involved previ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Fear Clinic'

February 17th, 2015 11:05am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Fear Clinic'
Fear got you down – the doctor will see you now! We’re heading down the path of recovery to check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Fear Clinic" out now from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We see if this one cures what ails us below!

Title: "Fear Clinic"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Robert Englund, Fiona Dourif, Thomas Dekker

Director: Robert Hall

Rating: R

Runtime: 95 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: "Fear Clinic" is a flick with a fascinating premise and story, but ultimately fails in the actual execution. An inspired and...
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DVD Review: 'Mas Negro Que La Noche'

February 17th, 2015 10:05am EST
DVD Review: 'Mas Negro Que La Noche'
Ready to inherit a new cat, a mansion and a few scary spirits? The follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Mas Negro Que La Noche" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review the will of the deceased below!

Title: "Mas Negro Que La Noche"

Grade: 2

Cast: Zuria Vega, Adriana Louvier, Erendira Ibarra

Director: Henry Bedwell

Rating: R

Runtime: 110 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: I’ll be honest and admit that I’ve never seen the original 1975 flick upon which this remake was based. But it’s a s...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Laggies'

February 12th, 2015 11:05am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Laggies'
Not sure what to do with life but hang out? Then follow us directionless as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Laggies" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We examine the pros and cons of doing nothing below!

Title: "Laggies"

Grade: 4

Cast: Keira Knightly, Sam Rockwell, Chloe Grace Moretz

Director: Lynn Shelton

Rating: R

Runtime: 100 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: I’ve always felt that Director Lynn Shelton, while certainly a unique voice, was a tad heavy handed. Meaning her films have a self-impor...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Force Majeure'

February 12th, 2015 10:00am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'Force Majeure'
Ready to run from an avalanche and your responsibilities? Then follow us as we examine the new to Blu-ray tale titled "Force Majeure" out now from Magnolia Home Entertainment. The truth and consequences get reviewed below.

Title: "Force Majeure"

Grade: 2

Cast: Johannes Bah Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli

Director: Ruben Ostlund

Rating: R

Runtime: 119 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magpictures.com/forcemajeure

The Flick: Again, like I stated in the theatrical review, "Force Majeure" is an odd mix of things that are hard to like. Weird, slow and...
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