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Interview: The Ford Brothers On Inhabiting India For 'The Dead 2'

September 17th, 2014 2:40pm EDT
Interview: The Ford Brothers On Inhabiting India For 'The Dead 2
For a pair of indie filmmakers, brothers Jonathan and Howard J. Ford are certainly well travelled. Their first film titled "The Dead" saw the pair heading off to the barren lands of Africa as the setting for their inspired zombie flick. For their second go around on the much anticipated sequel "The Dead 2" (out now on DVD and Blu-ray from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment) the horror loving brothers found themselves smack dab in the middle of lush location ridden India telling another tale of the undead. The film involves an American turbine engineer who finds himself racing against time and...
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Stars Of 'The Wonder Years' Reveal: 'Our Characters Are Part Our DNA'

September 17th, 2014 11:40am EDT
Stars Of 'The Wonder Years' Reveal: 'Our Characters Are Part Our
In an interview with Starpulse, "The Wonder Years" stars Danica McKellar, Olivia d'Abo and Alley Mills reveal they don't mind when fans confuse them with their iconic television characters. The trio have lived vicariously through their alter-egos for so long they laugh, "They're part of our DNA!"

Said d'Abo, "We visit with these characters every day." Concurred McKellar, "Everyday, somebody recognizes one of us on the street from the show. We get to be that character in some form. We get to see people with happy looks on their faces and they say, 'Oh my gosh, I miss that show so much! My f...
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DVD Review: 'Delivery: The Beast Within'

September 16th, 2014 11:10am EDT
DVD Review: 'Delivery: The Beast Within'
Ready to have a baby…from hell? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Delivery: The Beast Within" out Sept. 30 from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. The baby and dark heritage get reviewed below!

Title: "Delivery: The Beast Within"

Grade: 3 1/3

Cast: Laurel Vail, Danny Barclay, Rob Cobuzio

Director: Brian Netto

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 88 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment

Website: www.cinedigmentertainment.com

The Flick: In an attempt to steer away from the typical found footage format – at least for a while - "Delivery: The Beast Within" cle...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Born To Race: Fast Track'

September 16th, 2014 10:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Born To Race: Fast Track'
Ready to put peddle to the metal to see who’s the best? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Born To Race: Fast Track" out now from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We review the movie race below!

Title: "Born To Race: Fast Track"

Grade: 3

Cast: Brett Davern, Beau Mirchoff, Tiffany Dupont

Director: Alex Ranarivelo

Rating: PG

Runtime: 98 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: While "Born To Race: Fast Track" isn’t exactly original in the story department (think "Top Gun" meets "Days of Thunder!"), the...
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Deadly Dinner Chat With TV's 'Hannibal' Mads Mikkelsen

September 16th, 2014 10:08am EDT
Deadly Dinner Chat With TV's 'Hannibal' Mads Mikkelsen
Stepping into a role previously inhabited by others is in itself quite a daunting task, but when that role is the infamous part of Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter the chance to create something original seems impossible. Actor Brian Cox managed to portray and convey an inner intensity as the demented doctor in "Manhunter" and of course Anthony Hopkins brought a sense of big grandiose to the captive killer in "Silence of the Lambs" and the two following films. But could else anyone fill the shoes of such an iconic serial killer? Enter Mads Mikkelsen. As a more calculated and intellectually...
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DVD Review: 'Armed Response'

September 12th, 2014 11:10am EDT
DVD Review: 'Armed Response'
What to do when a safe neighborhood ain’t buying alarm systems – rob people! Thus is the premise of the new to DVD flick "Armed Response" out Sept. 16 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review the merit of creating your own customers below!

Title: "Armed Response"

Grade: 4

Cast: Ethan Embry, Michael Gladis, Clea DuVall

Director: Evan Beamer & Adam Beamer

Rating: R

Runtime: 94 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: The funny thing about "Armed Response," and there are many, is how the box cover makes it out like an ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'A Long Way Down'

September 12th, 2014 10:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'A Long Way Down'
Ready to take the plunge off a tall building and end it all – get in line! Such is the plight of the four fellows in the new to Blu-ray flick "A Long Way Down" out now from Magnolia Home Entertainment. We review the order in which to leap below!

Title: "A Long Way Down"

Grade: 3

Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette, Aaron Paul

Director: Pascal Chaumeil

Rating: R

Runtime: 96 minutes

Release Company: Magnolia Home Entertainment

Website: www.magpictures.com/alongwaydown

The Flick: Taken from an obviously black humor ridden book, "A Long Way Down" works in some ways...and not in...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

September 8th, 2014 11:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'
Ready for the Captain...modern day? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray superhero flick "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" out Sept. 9 from Disney Home Entertainment. We see if the Captain still has what it takes below!

Title: "Captain America: The Winter Soldier"

Grade: 4

Cast: Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Robert Redford

Director: Anthony Russo & Joe Russo

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 136 minutes

Release Company: Disney Home Entertainment

Website: www.Disney.com

The Flick: With it’s smooth transition to modern day, raw action sequences and unpredictable style, I...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Borgman'

September 8th, 2014 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Borgman'
Can helping a stranger be bad for your health? We’re gonna find out as we check out the new to Blu-ray thriller "Borgman" out Sept. 9 from Drafthouse Films. We review the effect of one tiny man with odd powers below.

Title: "Borgman"

Grade: 5

Cast: Jan Bijvoet, Hadewych Minis, Jeroen Perceval

Director: Alex van Warmerdam

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 113 minutes

Release Company: Drafthouse Films

Website: www.drafthousefilms.com

The Flick: Watching the fully five-star "Borgman" again, I was struck by all the little things I barely noticed we first viewing the film. There’s a fas...
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DVD Review: 'My Man Is A Loser'

September 5th, 2014 11:10am EDT
DVD Review: 'My Man Is A Loser'
Ready to take marital advice...from a single guy? The follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "My Man is a Loser" out Sept. 9 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We examine the advice being given and its effectiveness below!

Title: "My Man is a Loser"

Grade: 3

Cast: John Stamos, Michael Rapaport, Bryan Callen

Director: Mike Young

Rating: R

Runtime: 95 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Playing a single swinging bachelor who decides to give his advice on the opposite sex to a couple of unhappily married schlubs...
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