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Blu-ray Review: 'It Follows' - Worth The Money?

July 2nd, 2015 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'It Follows'
Ready to be followed by the unknown? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "It Follows" out July 14 from Anchor Bay Entertainment. We see if this flick is indeed the ‘best horror film in over a decade’ below!

Title: "It Follows"

Grade: 3

Cast: Maika Monroe, Kier Gilchrist, Jake Weary

Director: David Robert Mitchell

Rating: R

Runtime: 100 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: "It Follows" as a film has some great contributions to the horror genre – it also has some not so great. On the plus side th...
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Blu-ray Review: 'I, Madman' - Worth The Money?

June 29th, 2015 12:00pm EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'I, Madman'
Ready to read some pulp fiction all over again? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "I, Madman" out July 21 from Scream Factory the genre division of Shout! Factory. We see if the it reads as good the second time around below!

Title: "I, Madman"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Jenny Wright, Clayton Rohner, Randall William Cook

Director: Tibor Takacs

Rating: R

Runtime: 89 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: A pure product of 80’s horror culture, there are both good things that hold up and bad ones that do...
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DVD Review: 'Awaken' - Worth The Money?

June 29th, 2015 11:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Awaken'
If you woke up on an island stranded with strangers what would you do? We’re gonna find out when we check out the new to DVD flick "Awaken" out July 7 from Arc Home Entertainment. We see what sights are in store on the island below!

Title: "Awaken"

Grade: 3

Cast: Natalie Burn, Jason London, Daryl Hannah

Director: Mark Atkins

Rating: R

Runtime: 89 minutes

Release Company: Arc Home Entertainment

Website: www.arc-ent.com

The Flick: As a film "Awaken" takes as many B-movie actors as it can and fills the movie with them and surprisingly as a result it’s a good watch. Meaning ev...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Kill Me Three Times' - Worth The Money?

June 29th, 2015 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Kill Me Three Times'
Ready to be killed more than once? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Kill Me Three Times" out July 7 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We see if simple Simon can light a fire under this one in the review below!

Title: "Kill Me Three Times"

Grade: 3

Cast: Simon Pegg, Alice Braga, Teresa Palmer

Director: Kriv Stenders

Rating: R

Runtime: 90 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magnetreleasing.com/killmethreetimes

The Flick: Mix a little slapstick, some Simon Pegg goofiness (and seriousness!) and some "Jackie Brown"-esk editing ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Town That Dreaded Sundown' (2015)

June 26th, 2015 11:00am EDT
Town
Ready to find some fear again in Texarkana? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray updated chiller "The Town That Dreaded Sundown" out July 7 from RLJ Home Entertainment. We see if the scare factor is warranted below!

Title: "The Town That Dreaded Sundown"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Addison Timlin, Anthony Anderson, Gary Cole

Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Rating: R

Runtime: 86 minutes

Release Company: RLJ Home Entertainment

Website: www.us.RLJEntertainment.com

The Flick: Not so much a remake as a nod and wink to the first film, this horror homage is one fine flick. Dire...
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DVD Review: 'Echoes Of War'

June 26th, 2015 10:30am EDT
Echoes
Ready to fight for a war at home? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Echoes of War" out July 7 from Arc Home Entertainment. We see if can be peace between two families with a quarrel below!

Title: "Echoes of War"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: James Badge Dale, Ethan Embry, William Forsythe

Director: Kane Senes

Rating: R

Runtime: 99 minutes

Release Company: Arc Home Entertainment

Website: www.arc-ent.com

The Flick: While "Echoes of War" certainly steals a lot of its story from other films (think a darker "Pale Rider" where the Eastwood character turns unstable!) an...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter'

June 26th, 2015 10:00am EDT
Kumiko
Ready to go hunting for lost loot? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray adventure "Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter" out June 30 from Anchor Bay Entertainment. We see if the walk is worth its weight in gold below!

Title: "Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter"

Grade: 2

Cast: Rinko Kikuchi, David Zellner, Nathan Zellner

Director: David Zellner

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 104 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: Inventive for sure, "Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter" is a film with a great idea that simply goes nowhere. The od...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Time Lapse' - Worth The Money?

June 1st, 2015 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Time Lapse'
What would you do if you could see one frame into the future? We’re gonna find out when we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Time Lapse" out June 16 from XLRator Media. We review the effects of future and film below!

Title: "Time Lapse"

Grade: 4

Cast: Danielle Panabaker, Matt O’Leary, George Finn

Director: Bradley King

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 104 minutes

Release Company: XLRator Media

Website: xlratormedia.com

The Flick: Creative, engaging and continually surprising, "Time Lapse" is a clever chiller thriller. Taking the idea of time travel to a more basic single futur...
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DVD Review: 'Asylum' - Worth The Money?

June 1st, 2015 10:10am EDT
DVD Review: 'Asylum'
Not sure if this one is comedy or horror? Then follow us as we shed some light on the new to DVD flick "Asylum" out June 2 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if those involved need to be committed below!

Title: "Asylum"

Grade: 0

Cast: Stephen Rea, Bruce Payne, Caroline Ford

Director: Chris Mancini and Todor Chapkanov

Rating: R

Runtime: 93 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Wow. No since the dry uneventful evening chatter of "My Dinner With Andre" has it been so painful to sit through a flick. (I earned an...
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DVD Review: 'Blindsided' - Is It Worth The Money?

May 29th, 2015 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Blindsided"
Ready to not see the bad guys? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Blindsided" out June 2 from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. We see, or don’t see, if the threat is real via review below!

Title: "Blindsided"

Grade: 3

Cast: Michelle Monaghan, Michael Keaton, Barry Sloane

Director: Joseph Ruben

Rating: R

Runtime: 86 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment

Website: www.cinedigmentertainment.com

The Flick: A sort of update on the famed flick "Wait Until Dark," "Blindsided" features the lovely Michelle Monaghan as a former war photographer who is blin...
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