Apr 182017
 

I’m not exactly sure why Underworld: Blood Wars was necessary and especially with the knowledge a sixth one is in the works, but as much as I disliked the previous entries (finding Awakening tolerable apparently, though I can’t remember one damn thing from it), this is probably the worst of the bunch.

 

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Feb 272017
 

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced the date and released artwork for the sci-fi action sequel, Underworld: Blood Wars starring Kate Beckinsale, Theo James and Charles Dance and directed by Anna Foerster (“Outlander”). Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

 

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Dec 212016
 

Underworld is a rather dated sci-fi horror film that took a lot of influence from the then fresh Matrix yet there’s still some entertainment value and Kate Beckinsale makes the most with the material she was given… and it’s never a bad thing seeing her in tight clothing.

 

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Oct 172016
 

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced the date and released artwork for two fantasy action thrillers making their debuts on 4K UHD, Underworld and Resident Evil: Afterlife. Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

 

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Review: Mill Creek Entertainment Quad-Film Set DVDs

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Jan 282016
 

These three sets are more bargain releases for Mill Creek Entertainment with titles previously on DVD and in some cases Blu-ray so unless you don’t already own these, it might be worth picking up at $10 a pop, though don’t expect any frills and the video and audio transfers are so-so at best.

 

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Dec 092014
 

While Stonehearst Asylum never quite reaches its full potential, the film does succeed with an admirable cast and fine performances from Jim Sturgess, Kate Beckinsale and, especially, Ben Kingsley who alone is well worth the time investment. The Blu-ray itself has good video/audio transfers but does falter with only one basic featurette.

 

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Jun 062013
 

Total Recall “mastered in 4K” Blu-ray, as with the others, provides both excellent and top notch video and audio transfers so if you like the movie and have the proper equipment, maybe it’s worth the premium price, but that’s a big maybe as the current price is around $25. Personally, I wouldn’t double dip on this and really wish Sony had at least repackaged the other discs with features because it is a steep price for what is essentially a bare-bones re-release.

 

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Dec 162012
 

There are many reasons I should denigrate the action sci-fi remake Total Recall, but despite all its problems, I still found it moderately entertaining. That being said, it’s not a movie I’d highly recommend and would instead say it’s at best worth a rental rather than purchase for multiple viewings.

 

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May 022012
 

Underworld: Awakening actually isn’t that bad of a movie, albeit it’s not that great either. It’s probably on par with the previous movies just with slightly lower quality in terms of the cast (Bill Nighy even in a small role is irreplaceable). As it stands, the movie is really short and the visual effects, despite an upgrade in the budget, is mediocre at best, although the make-up and monster effects are alright in an old school kind of way.

 

 

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Mar 202012
 

Sony Pictures has announced the date and released artwork for the fourth movie in the horror franchise, Underworld: Awakening starring Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Rea and Michael Ealy. The film is directed by the Swedish tag team of Mans Marlind and Bjorn Stein with writing co-credit to Len Wiseman, director of the first two in the series.

 

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Dec 282011
 

Serendipity stands out thanks in most part to its two stars. John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale overcome a clichéd-filled script; to be fair it’s hard not to be clichéd in the romantic-comedy genre. The supporting cast with Jeremy Piven, Molly Shannon and Bridget Moynahan also help out in making this a memorable film that has stood the test of time (at least in the genre)

 

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Dec 242011
 

The Underworld movies have a loyal following but I’ve never quite got into it save for Kate Beckinsale, her costume design and the all around production design. In regards to this set, it is identical to the one released a couple years back except for a 3-part anime series. If you don’t already own the other set, it’s a cheap pick-up for three movies that have excellent audio and videos transfers and a good selection of features to keep you busy.

 

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