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Blu-ray Review: 'The Boy Next Door' - Worth The Money?

April 14th, 2015 12:10pm EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Boy Next Door'
Ready to find a little forbidden love via Jennifer Lopez? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray thriller "The Boy Next Door" out now from Universal Home Entertainment. We see if a moment of weakness a movie makes below!

Title: "The Boy Next Door"

Grade: 1

Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Guzman, John Corbett

Director: Rob Cohen

Rating: R

Runtime: 91 minutes

Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment

Website: www.UniversalHiDef.com

The Flick: As an erotic thriller, "The Boy Next Door" has more than a few problems. First off the so called ‘erotic’ bits are less then t...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Mad Max: Collector's Edition' - Is It Worth The Money

April 9th, 2015 11:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Mad Max: Collector's Edition'
Ready to head down the road with the original Max all over again? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray "Mad Max: Collector’s Edition" out May 5 from Shout! Fatory’s genre division label Scream Factory. We see how mad Max is below!

Title: "Mad Max: Collector’s Edition"

Grade: 4 1/2

Cast: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Steve Bisley

Director: George Miller

Rating: R

Runtime: 93 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: As a first time flick, George Miller’s Aussie exploitation flick "Mad Max" is hands down a co...
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Blu-ray Review: 'A Most Violent Year' - Is It Worth The Money

April 9th, 2015 10:05am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'A Most Violent Year'
Ready to enter a crime drama minus the crime? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "A Most Violent Year" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We examine the pros and cons of legitimate business below!

Title: "A Most Violent Year"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, Albert Brooks

Director: J.C. Chandor

Rating: R

Runtime: 125 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: While there are some solid performances and interesting story turns within "A Most Violent Year," it not the kind of fi...
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DVD Review: 'Roadside' - Is It Worth The Money?

March 31st, 2015 12:00pm EDT
DVD Review: 'Roadside'
Ready to get trapped by a gunman on the roadside? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Roadside" out April 14 from RLJ Home Entertainment. We examine our options for survival and review the consequences below.

Title: "Roadside"

Grade: 2

Cast: Ace Marrero, Katie Stegeman, Brad Douglas

Director: Eric England

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 81 minutes

Release Company: RLJ Home Entertainment

Website: www.us.RLJEntertainment.com

The Flick: The director of "Roadside" Eric England is the talented helmer of the previously poignant bizzaro zombie flick "Contracted" – not...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Voices' - Is It Worth The Money?

March 31st, 2015 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Voices'
Are your pets talking to you…and urging you to kill? Then follow us to therapy via our review of the new to Blu-ray flick "The Voices" out April 7 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We review the medical and pharmaceutical options below!

Title: "The Voices"

Grade: 4

Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick

Director: Marjane Satrapi

Rating: R

Runtime: 103 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Even though Marjane Satrapi’s take on the serial killer genre is purposefully over the top and filled with black come...
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DVD Review: 'LA Apocalypse' - Is It Worth The Money?

March 31st, 2015 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'LA Apocalypse'
Ready to go up against bad guys and nature run amok? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "LA Apocalypse" out now from Anchor Bay Home Entertainmant. We review the effectiveness of the evacuation plan below!

Title: "LA Apocalypse"

Grade: 3

Cast: David Cade, Christopher Judge, Gina Holden

Director: Michael Sarna

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 83 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: While this flick certainly has the sting of the B-movie SyFy cheddar, there’s surprisingly enough good stuff to keep things en...
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DVD Review: 'Something Wicked' Is A Discombobulating Story

March 27th, 2015 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Something Wicked'
Ready to see if the writing is indeed on the wall? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Something Wicked" out now from ARC Entertainment. We examine and review the amount of wickedness below.

Title: "Something Wicked"

Grade: 2

Cast: Shantel VanSanten, John Robinson, Brittany Murphy

Director: Darin Scott

Rating: R

Runtime: 91 minutes

Release Company: ARC Home Entertainment

Website: www.arc-ent.com

The Flick: The movie and even the DVD box for "Something Wicked" proclaims to be the final work of actress Brittany Murphy, but beyond it there’s not much to see here. ...
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Blu-ray Reviews: 'The Wild One' / 'The Lady From Shanghai'

March 26th, 2015 11:00am EDT
wild one
Ready to re-watch the classics? Then join us to check out the Blu-ray releases of the Marlon Brando biker flick "The Wild One" and Orson Welles opus "The Lady From Shanghai" both now available from Mill Creek Entertainment. We’ll see if there’s still gas in the tank and murder in mind below!

Title: "The Wild One"

Grade: 3

Cast: Marlon Brando, Mary Murphy, Lee Marvin

Director: Laslo Benedek

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 79 minutes

Release Company: Mill Creek Home Entertainment

Website: www.millcreekent.com

The Flick: While "The Wild One" is one of the earliest of the biker gang...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Missing'

March 25th, 2015 12:00pm EDT
The Missing
How long would you look if your child went missing? Thus is the premise of the new Starz limited series titled "The Missing" out April 14 from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment. We review and examine the facts of the case below.

Title: "The Missing"

Grade: 3

Cast: James Nesbitt, Francis O’Connor, Tcheky Karyo

Director: Tom Shankland

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 472 minutes

Release Company: Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Website: www.anchorbayent.com

The Flick: I won’t lie – seeing films and shows about missing kids makes me queasy. The Missing has such somber subject matter in sp...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Vice'

March 25th, 2015 11:00am EDT
Vice
Ready to act out your wildest fantasies minus any repercussions? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Vice" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We examine the good and bad of a world wild abandon below!

Title: "Vice"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Thomas Jane, Ambyr Childers, Bruce Willis

Director: Brian A. Miller

Rating: R

Runtime: 96 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: While sewing together a batch of old sci-fi ideas (some "Westworld" mixed with a little "Total Recall" and a hint of "Eve of Destru...
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