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the Grudge 3MPAA Rating: R for violence, disturbing images and some language.
Runtime: 90 mins.
Director: Toby Wilkins
Writer: Brad Keene
Cast: Shawnee Smith; Mike Straub; Aiko Horiuchi ... complete cast
Tagline: You can't escape the curse.
Genre: Horror
Release Date: No theatrical release.
DVD Release Date: May 12, 2009
1 Star

CapricaMPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA.
Runtime: 93 mins.
Director: Jeffrey Reiner
Writer: Jane Espenson; Ryan Mottesheard
Cast: Eric Stoltz; Esai Morales; Daniel Graystone ... complete cast
Tagline: The end of humanity has a beginning...
Genre: Action | Sci-Fi
DVD Release Date: April 21, 2009

4 Stars

DefianceMPAA Rating: Rated R for violence and language.
Runtime: 137 mins.
Director: Edward Zwick
Writer: Clayton Frohman and Edward Zwick
Cast: Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber ... complete cast
Tagline: Defiance.
Genre: Drama | War
Release Date: January 16, 2009
DVD/Blu-ray Release Date: June 2, 2009
4 stars

BrothersMPAA Rating: PG for thematic material, language and a mild suggestive moment.
Runtime: 105 mins.
Director: tom Vaughan
Writer: Robert Nelson Jacobs.
Cast: Harrison Ford; Brendan Fraser; Keri Russell
Tagline: Don't hope for a miracle. Make one.
Genre: DramaExtraordinary Measures feels like one those weepy-eyed, made-for-TV kleenex melodramas from decades past.

3 Stars

Five Miles to Midnight - Blu-ray ReviewIt is no secret that Anthony Perkins used to be a very hot item in the acting realm.  For nearly a decade, he was the talent the major studios wanted attached to their movies.  Most of this was before Hitchcock’s Psycho; before the role of Norman Bates so perfectly melded  ...

Raven TV Series - ReviewIf ever there was a case for a decent show that landed just a few years too late, it is this CBS actioner from the early 90s. Raven, starring Jeffrey Meek and the six million dollar man himself, (Lee Majors) took a blazing stab into the market with this Japanese flavoured,   ...

The Lobster - Blu-ray ReviewThere’s never been a love story as twisted and as unique as The Lobster.  Set in the near future, the cold and distant world of director Yorgos Lanthimos’s first English-language feature is a bizarrely fascinating one.  It is a chilling universe where the comedy is as dark  ...

11.22.63 - Blu-ray ReviewIt’s not often that I get the chance to say that there’s actually a mini-series or television show based on Stephen King’s writing that is actually worth your time.  Hulu’s 11.22.63 is one such production that I can recommend.  While it is an ongoing production, the release  ...

The Family Fang - DVD ReviewThe Family Fang is a comedy-drama starring and directed by Jason Bateman, based on a novel by Kevin Wilson. Parents Caleb Fang (Christopher Walken) and Camille (Maryann Plunkett) are underground performance artists, famous for their public hoaxes and deceptions  ...

The Conjuring 2 - Blu-ray ReviewHe’s baaack! Thank the Maker for director James Wan because he knows how to navigate a film through one hell of a frightmare, complete with creaks and groans and ghouls and dark, dark shadows. Everything you expect to see in a scary movie he inexplicable makes ...

Army fo DarknessMPAA Rating: R for violence and horror.
Runtime: 96 mins.
Director: Sam Raimi
Writer: Sam Raimi and Ivan Raimi
Cast: Bruce Campbell; Embeth Davidtz; Ian Abercrombie
Tagline: Trapped in time. Surrounded by evil. Low on gas.
Genre: Horror | Comedy
Memorable Quote: "Alright you Primitive Screwheads, listen up! You see this? This... is my boomstick! The twelve-gauge double-barreled Remington. S-Mart's top of the line. You can find this in the sporting goods department. That's right, this sweet baby was made in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Retails for about a hundred and nine, ninety five. It's got a walnut stock, cobalt blue steel, and a hair trigger. That's right. Shop smart. Shop S-Mart. You got that? "
Release Date: February 19, 1993
Blu-ray Release Date: September 15, 2009

3 Stars

High Noon: Olice Signature - Blu-ray ReviewThink you know westerns?  If you haven’t seen High Noon, then you are two boots short of a genuine cowboy outfit.  In 1952, this “little” film defied the genre and saved all its bullet-slinging action for the final few moments.  And what of the rest of the film?  It’s all  ...

Nerve - Blu-ray ReviewThe flash of neon.  The absorbing synths.  The resounding thump of the bass.  Nerve is more than a movie; it is an interactive realm of total absorption.  Classifying its audience into two parts, Nerve is either for (a) players or (b) watchers.  And let me be the one to tell   ...

The Exorcist III: COllector's Edition - Blu-ray ReviewForget the grandma crawling on the ceiling.  The absolute BEST scene in The Exorcist III happens about halfway through the picture.  A killer is loose.  We have a static shot of a hospital hallway.  Clean.  White.  The camera is positioned far enough back to capture  ...

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