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DVD Review: 'The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe' - Worth The Money?

8/27/2015 11:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe'
Ready to delve into the private life of the world’s most famous blonde? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if there are secrets to be had below.

Title: "The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Kelli Garner, Susan Sarandon, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Director: Laurie Collyer

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 180 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Not knowing a ton about Marilyn Monroe, but having seen a ton of way t...
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DVD Review: 'Run, Hide, Die.' - Worth The Money?

8/20/2015 11:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Run, Hide, Die.'
Girls. Cabin. Killer. Mayhem and madness awaits as we check out the new to DVD flick "Run, Hide, Die." out Sept. 1 from RLJ Home Entertainment. We see if there’s still life left in the old school slasher scenario below!

Title: "Run, Hide, Die."

Grade: 2

Cast: Alison Monda, Alicia Mendez, Tabitha Bastien

Director: Collin Joseph Neal

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 75 minutes

Release Company: RLJ Home Entertainment

Website: www.usRLJEntertainment.com

The Flick: The good news here is "Run, Hide, Die." starts off with serious premise. It sets up each of the five girls involved ni...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Skin Trade' - Worth The Money?

8/20/2015 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Skin Trade'
Ready to rumble with Lundgren and friends? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Skin Trade" out August 25 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We see if fists of fury are still fast below!

Title: "Skin Trade"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Dolph Lundgren, Tony Jaa, Peter Weller

Director: Ekachai Uekrongtham

Rating: R

Runtime: 96 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magnetreleasing.com/skintrade

The Flick: How did the great Tony Jaa go from heading up slick move flicks like the "Ong-bak" trilogy to playing second fiddle to Dolph Lundgren? A...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection'

8/18/2015 9:41pm EDT
Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection
"Frozen" fever is here again as part of the brand new "Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection," which gathers together a dozen of the film studio's shorts released over the last 15 years.

While Elsa, Anna and Olaf may adorn the cover of this collection, it has much more to offer than just the eight-minute follow-up for "Frozen" fans who just can't let it go.

For starters, the short film follow-up to 2012's "Tangled," is also a part of this collection, but it's the gems like the two Oscar winners, "Feast" (2014) and "Paperman" (2012), "John Henry" (2000) and Oscar-nominees "L...
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DVD Review: 'William Castle Horror Collection'

8/18/2015 12:00pm EDT
DVD Review: 'William Castle Horror Collection'
Nothing says scary like a master showman who knows the score! That’s why we’re checking out the new spine-tingling five film "William Castle Horror Collection" out now from Mill Creek Home Entertainment and featuring the films "13 Ghosts," "13 Frightened Girls," "Mr. Sardonicus," "Homicidal" and "The Old Dark House." We see if the classics chill the bone below!

Title: "William Castle Horror Collection"

Grade: 4

Cast: Guy Rolfe, Jean Arless, Tom Poston

Director: William Castle

Rating: Not Rated

Release Company: Mill Creek Home Entertainment

Website: www.millcreekent.com

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DVD Review: 'Felt' - Worth The Money?

8/18/2015 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Felt'
Ready for a little unorthodox revenge tale? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Felt" out Sept. 1 from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We see if alter egos are a way to help heal below!

Title: "Felt"

Grade: 1

Cast: Amy Everson, Kentucker Audley, Elisabeth Ferrara

Director: Jason Banker

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 80 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: While the trailer for this one, which houses a barrage of disturbing visual imagery, most assuredly knocks the ball out of the park (complete with his ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Lost After Dark' - Worth The Money?

8/17/2015 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Lost After Dark'
Ready to head back to the 80’s for a little slice and dice action? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Lost After Dark" out September 1 from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We see if the decade won’t die below!

Title: "Lost After Dark"

Grade: 2

Cast: Kendra Timmins, David Lipper, Robert Patrick

Director: Ian Kessner

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 85 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.ancorbayent.com

The Flick: After a fantastic looking Blu-ray cover and a promising 80’s style start, "Lost After Dark" felt more like Corman tha...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Big Game' - Worth The Money?

8/17/2015 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Big Game'
Ready to go head to head with a bow and arrow toting tot? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Big Game" out August 25 from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We see if the kid is killer below!

Title: "Big Game"

Grade: 1 1/2

Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila, Ray Stevenson

Director: Jalmari Helander

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 87 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: "Big Game" begins with a fluffy escapist premise that could at the very least be interesting – the President gets stranded in Finland and m...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Vendetta' - Worth The Money?

8/13/2015 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Vendetta'
Ready for a little behind bars revenge? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Vendetta" out August 18 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if there is truly payback in prison below!

Title: "Vendetta"

Grade: 1

Cast: Dean Cain, The Big Show, Michael Eklund

Director: Jen and Sylvia Soska

Rating: R

Runtime: 90 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: What in the holy hell has happened to the Soska Sisters? The dynamic duo behind such maverick genre works like "American Mary" and the savory 'Torture Po...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Barely Lethal' - Worth The Money?

8/12/2015 10:30am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Barely Lethal'
Can a tot trained as an assassin do battle in…high school? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Barely Lethal" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if a killer can manage the clique below!

Title: "Barely Lethal"

Grade: 3

Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Jessica Alba, Samuel L. Jackson

Director: Kyle Newman

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 99 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: "Barely Lethal," not unlike high school itself, has ups and downs in its fish out of water tale. On the good side, the ...
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