Film and Television Reviews

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The Witch Blu-ray Review
The Witch   The Witch Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/16/2016 11:38 PM EST
While The Witch garnered critical acclaim when it debuted in theaters in February of this year, it was met with less than enthusiastic audience ratings.  After having viewed the movie, I have been contemplating it, and the more I separate myself from the film, the more I can see how it would be praised form a cine... Read More

Joy Blu-ray Review
Joy   Joy Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/10/2016 4:41 PM EST
Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games), Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook), and Robert DeNiro (The Intern) have teamed up several times on film in the last few years.  Their latest venture is a semi-true story about a down-on-her-luck single mother who invents a new way to mop the floor.... Read More

Independence Day Blu-ray Review
Independence Day   Independence Day Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/10/2016 11:40 AM EST
It's been 20 years since Bill Pullman (American Ultra) uttered those now famous words "Today we celebrate our independence day", and made the world fall in love with a new, timeless classic movie – Independence Day.  Now, in anticipation of this summer's sequel, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has released a sp... Read More

The Revenant Blu-ray Review
The Revenant   The Revenant Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  04/28/2016 4:13 PM EST
Based on the 2002 novel by Michael Punke, The Revenant is aptly named.  Defined as "a person who has returned, especially supposedly from the dead", the film explores the life and (almost) death of trapper Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio; Titanic).  While loosely based on Glass's life, the book and movie fantasize h... Read More

Krampus Blu-ray Review
Krampus   Krampus Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  04/26/2016 4:14 PM EST
When you think of holiday horror movies, you don't often think of Christmas.  However, if you've ever heard the Austrian Folklore about a horned, half goat-half demon creature that punishes children who misbehave and don't believe in Saint Nicholas anymore, then you realize the story lends itself to a creepy, horror tale.  Universal Studi... Read More

Ride Along 2 Blu-ray Review
Ride Along 2   Ride Along 2 Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  04/26/2016 9:00 AM EST
Back in January 2014, a quirky little comedy called Ride Along, starring Ice Cube (22 Jump Street, Barbershop: The Next Cut ) and Kevin Hart (Get Hard, Central Intelligence ), came out of nowhere and quickly became box-office gold. The story was simple — a hardened Atlanta detective James Payton (Cube), is not too happy wi... Read More

Archer DVD Review
Archer: The Complete Season Six   Archer DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  04/11/2016 2:25 PM EST
Six years ago, a little known show named Archer was showcased during San Diego Comic Con, and the rest, shall we say, is history. This zany, crazy, adult-themed comedy follows the adventures of Sterling Archer, an independent contractor, and his operatives.After a detour last year with Archer Vice, the writing team seems to be back on track, this t... Read More

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Blu-ray Review
The Hunger Games: Complete 4 Film Collection   The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  03/30/2016 8:40 AM EST
With the home release of Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, the circle is complete and the film series based on the novels  by Suzanne Collins is over. While Lionsgate turns it's sights to try to start up other franchises in it's wake, it also has released the four- film series in a box set for the fans.For those uninformed, The Hun... Read More

Point Break Blu-ray Review
Point Break   Point Break Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  03/29/2016 10:03 AM EST
In 1991, a movie called Point Break hit theaters and starred Keanu Reeves (The Matrix), Patrick Swayze (Dirty Dancing) and Gary Busey (Lethal Weapon).  It was a surfer's/stoner's dream and has a cult-like following.  In 2015,  someone at Warner Brothers Entertainment thought it would be a good idea to remake the film but using all ex... Read More

The Hateful Eight Blu-ray Review
The Hateful Eight   The Hateful Eight Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  03/28/2016 4:06 PM EST
"What would make a man brave a blizzard, and kill in cold blood, I'm sure I don't know. You'd be surprised what a man would do."But with Tarantino at the helm, you know people are gonna die!The Hateful Eight, ironically Quentin Tarantino's eighth major motion picture, is out now on Blu-ray and DVD. If you missed your ... Read More

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