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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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DVD Review: 'Dexter: Most Shocking Episodes'

March 25th, 2015 10:00am EDT
Dexter
Ready to die for Dexter all over again? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD release of "Dexter: Most Shocking Episodes" out now from CBS / Paramount Home Entertainment. We see if there is indeed shock value within this special set below!

Title: "Dexter: Most Shocking Episodes"

Grade: 1 1/2

Cast: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, James Remar

Director: Various

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 528 minutes

Release Company: CBS/Paramount Home Entertainment

Website: www.paramount.com

The Show: Let me make my opinion on all things "Dexter" the series clear – the quality of ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Sure Thing'

March 19th, 2015 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'The Sure Thing' (30th Anniversary) - Is It Wort
Tired of striking out when the iron is hot? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray better bet "The Sure Thing" (30th Anniversary) out March 24 from Shout! Factory Home Entertainment. We see if the dame is down for whatever below!

Title: "The Sure Thing" (30th Anniversary)

Grade: 5

Cast: John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga, Nicollette Sheridan

Director: Rob Reiner

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 95 minutes

Release Company: Shout! Factory Home Entertainment

Website: www.shoutfactory.com

The Flick: Even back in 1985, "The Sure Thing" was a tough film to explain beyond the surface stu...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Son Of A Gun'

March 19th, 2015 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Son Of A Gun' - Is It Worth The Money?
Ready to learn life and larceny from an elder criminal? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Son of a Gun" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We watch, learn and review the illegal acts below!

Title: "Son of a Gun"

Grade: 4

Cast: Ewan McGregor, Brenton Thwaites, Tom Budge

Director: Julius Avery

Rating: R

Runtime: 109 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Despite all its familiarity, I really enjoyed the raw grittiness of "Son of a Gun." A simple tale of a kid looking for a father figure w...
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