Sep 232016
 

Buena Vista Home Entertainment has announced the date and released artwork for the family fantasy film, The BFG starring Mark Rylance, Rebecca Hall, Bill Hader and Ruby Barnhill and directed by some guy fella Steven Spielberg. Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

 

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Sep 222016
 

Writer/director Mark Pavia makes a valiant attempt with Fender Bender to create a throwback to the slashers of yesteryear and while there are a few touches to admire (scenes that remind you of Halloween in particular), the rest of the writing and plot points were utterly laughable and not in a good way.

 

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Sep 212016
 

Lionsgate has announced the date and released artwork for their latest two titles in their Vestron Video Collector’s Series, C.H.U.D. II: Bud the Chud and Return of the Living Dead 3, both arriving on Blu-ray on November 22, 2016. Click the link below for info on features.

 

 

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Sep 202016
 

Neighbors 2 is yet another needless sequel to a comedy and although it deviates somewhat from the original, the laughs, albeit a few, weren’t as consistent and there was an uncomfortable mean streak at times, something I generally loathe from a comedy.

 

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Sep 182016
 

The Jungle Book is a success in Disney’s obsession with adapting beloved animated movies into live action features and while the likes of Maleficent and to some extent Cinderella weren’t great, this one is entertaining for almost the entire family, though some scenes might be a tad too frightening for younger viewers.

 

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Sep 162016
 

It’s not always a given that a series going into its seventh season would be any good but I’ve thoroughly enjoyed NCIS: Los Angeles thus far and appreciate the advancements the writers and producers have made with these characters.

 

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Sep 162016
 

Although uneven in its tone (as it deviates from effective to cheesy drama), I enjoyed Valley of the Dolls particularly for the performances from Barbara Parkins and, especially, Sharon Tate. The writing isn’t the best and I’d actually welcome some sort of modern remake or even a mini-series

 

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Sep 152016
 

Dead End Drive-In is the typical 1980s movie, attempting to replicate the dystopian future storyline that started with 1979’s Mad Max, a fellow Aussie action-thriller. It’s not a very good movie but with its limited budget and so-so acting, it’s not a terrible horror-thriller and holds some entertainment value especially for fans of the era.

 

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