Cry Macho - Movie Review

As dry and lifeless as its desert setting

The Card Counter - Movie Review

A messy drama full of awkward dialogue

Small Engine Repair - Movie Review

Fiendishly entertaining

Malignant - Movie Review

Absolutely CRACKERS . . . in all the right ways.

In the Heights - 4K UHD Blu-ray Review

Magical!

Overboard - Blu-ray Review

Hysterically on-point with its comedy

Luca - 4K UHD Review

A nostalgic trip back to our childhood

Speed (1994) - 4K UHD Blu-ray Review

A stellar new 2160p transfer

Mona Lisa: The Criterion Collection (1986) - Blu-ray Review

Mona Lisa: The Criterion Collection

“Didn’t you ever need someone?” “All the time.” As director Neil Jordan would describe it, Mona Lisa revolves around the idea of (and I’m paraphrasing here) a man not understanding women. And while the film does indeed center on this theme, Jordan and co-writer, David ...

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Girl Gang/Pin-Down Girl (1951, 1954) - Blu-ray Review

Girl Gang/Pin-Down Girl

"I can't help it, Joe! I just gotta have it!" These girls are nothing but trouble!  Smokin’ weed, sellin’ stolen cars, and knockin’ men over the head until they are unconscious and, you know, mostly left for dead.  And it is all because of the greasy tactics of Joe (Timothy Farell) and his notorious needle ...

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Star Trek: The Original 4-Movie Collection 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital HD (1979 - 1986)

Star Trek: The Original 4-Movie Collection 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital HD

“Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds. To seek out new life and new civilizations. To boldly go where no one has gone before!“ There was a time when those words - no, that entire opening ...

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Cry Macho - Movie Review

Cry Macho

It’s time for Clint Eastwood to hang up his acting hat for good. There, I said it. And that’s coming from one of the guy’s biggest fans. Sure, the man is inarguably a true Hollywood legend having appeared in more than 50 films, from 1950’s sci-fis, to countless war dramas, to starring roles in a dozen or ...

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Cold War Creatures: Four Films from Sam Katzman (1955 - 1957)

Cold War Creatures: Four Films from Sam Katzman

Zombies! Werewolves! Atomic Mutation! Intergalactic Giant Avians!  This is how you do it, kids.  Get yourself $100,000, come up with an attention-grabbing title for a movie, throw a monster in it, write the script on the quick, give yourself 6-days to shoot the movie (with an editor on the set so ...

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The Card Counter - Movie Review

The Card CounterDespite the film’s strong foundation and rather rich themes, Paul Schrader’s newest project, The Card Counter, is unsuccessful in attempts to achieve a tense and mysterious tone, and ultimately ends up as a dull, messy drama full of awkward dialogue and performances ...

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Prisoners of the Ghostland - Movie Review

Prisoners of the Ghostland

Testicles.  Who needs ‘em?   While watching Prisoners of the Ghostland, it's best to - like the logic it usually requires to follow a normal film from beginning to its everlovin’ end - throw them both out the window.  Got your attention?  Good.  Love it or leave it, Prisoners of the Ghostland is ...

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Small Engine Repair - Movie Review

Small Engine Repair

“What goes on the internet stays there forever, pal!” Never have those words rung as true as they do in the new film from writer/director John Pollono called Small Engine Repair. And never before have we seen the consequences of the internet’s ornery persistence play out in such a fiendishly entertaining ...

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Zola - Blu-ray Review

ZolaIn case you missed the now (in)famous twitter thread from back in 2015 written by then mostly unknown waitress/stripper A’Ziah-Monae “Zola” King – who now acts as the film’s producer, you can get yourself caught up on one of the most bizarre weekend road trip stories since the Hoover family ...

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Trailer Watch: NEEDLE IN A TIMESTACK

Needle in a TimestackNetflix follows its short teaser that debuted earlier this month with the full trailer for the reboot of Benji, the popular Joe Camp written and directed film of the '70s that launched Benji-mania into American consciousness and carved a place for scruffy little puppies into the hearts of ...

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