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Reviews By Leonard Buccellato

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Midsommar   Midsommar Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  10/8/2019 9:08 AM EST
Ari Aster is an Auteur on a mission: to make us question, and sometimes fear our relationships, family, and friends. And especially in Midsommar's case, strange cults.His previous film, Hereditary, was a masterclass in suspenseful storytelling, unraveling the plot, as the sanity of each character unravels along with it. In Midsommar, we are tr... Read More

Hellbound: Hellraiser II   Hellbound: Hellraiser II Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  9/23/2019 3:06 PM EST
Arrow Home Video has such sights to show you. In case you have been sleeping your way through the last 8 years of Physical Media releases, Arrow continues to hit grand slams and has now decided to knock it out of the park by rereleasing the Hellraiser films, individually, so now is your chance to get in on it.Upon its initial release, in December o... Read More

Hellraiser   Hellraiser Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  9/19/2019 3:31 PM EST
Arrow Home Video has such sights to show you. In case you have been sleeping your way through the last 8 years of Physical Media releases, Arrow has decided to re-release the Hellraiser films, and now is your chance to get in on it.Originally released in theaters in 1987, Hellraiser didn't look or feel like your typical 80's horror film, an... Read More

The Walking Dead: The Complete Ninth Season   The Walking Dead Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  8/20/2019 10:18 AM EST
​On October 31st, 2010, The Walking Dead premiered on AMC and the world of horror on TV was permanently changed. Say what you want about the trajectory of this show, there is no denying the impact it has had on mainstream television.I became a fan of zombie-horror movies when I was a kid, and my mom, who is a horror fan herself, recited to me, the ... Read More

Better Call Saul: The Complete 4th Season   Better Call Saul DVD Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  5/6/2019 1:47 PM EST
There are two types of people, those that love the Vince Gilligan/Peter Gould, Breaking Bad Spinoff Series, Better Call Saul, and those that are wrong! Especially if you are a fan of Breaking Bad, you owe it to yourself to watch this well thought out and incredibly well-acted series.Gilligan/Gould have created an amazingly watchable world, populate... Read More

Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms and Blood & Iron Double Feature   Hellboy: Sword of Storms 4K Ultra HD Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  4/2/2019 1:40 AM EST
Face it… Fan-girls and boys, love Hellboy. And really, what's not to love? A red-skinned, snarky, Nazi-hating demon, which fights for and with, the good guys. Not to mention, a quasi, semi-secretive government agency that directs his actions to destroy paranormal and Lovecraftian threats to planet earth?! Think about it.  IT has al... Read More

Lord of War   Lord of War 4K Ultra HD Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  3/19/2019 11:15 AM EST
Stepping a bit out of my horror comfort zone, I set upon the task to watch Lionsgate's 4K re-release of the 2005 Nicolas Cage thriller Lord of War.I am far from a Nicolas Cage (National Treasure) fan; however, in this case, I found myself really engaged in watching this movie. Let me say that Yuri Orlov is one of the most despicable characters to g... Read More

Mortal Engines   Mortal Engines 4K Ultra HD Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  3/10/2019 2:17 PM EST
My mother always said, if you don't have anything nice to say, then don't say anything. My grandma, however, said if you are reviewing a film, then put them on blast for being derivative, unimaginative and trite. Luckily, I'm about to find a happy mixture of both of their points of view, as I review Mortal Engines.Post-Apocalyptic fiction/entertain... Read More

Fear The Walking Dead: The Complete Fourth Season   Fear The Walking Dead Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  3/4/2019 11:58 AM EST
At the risk of pulling a Groundhogs Day review, Fear the Walking Dead Season Four bolts out of the gate and makes a fast run for the finish line. On March 5th, 2019 Morgan Jones (Lennie James) departs from his friends in The Walking Dead and meets up with the friends and family of Madison Clark (Kim Dickens). The gore is about to hit the fan:In Sea... Read More

Waterworld   Waterworld Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  1/21/2019 12:04 PM EST
A long time ago, in a galaxy not too far away, Universal Pictures released the most bloated, and expensive movie of all time (prior to Titanic).At the time Waterworld was released, it seemed that it could do nothing right in the eyes of critics and movie-goers, alike. I remember disliking it, immediately, although that was due more to my dislike fo... Read More

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