Room 203, a tightly woven adaptation of a J-Horror novel by Nanami Kamon, begins innocuously with a young guy doing plaster repairs in an apartment for rent. What he finds inside of a hole in the wall – jokingly called a “glory hole” by his boss – is the setup for a slow burn thriller ….
The 1991 horror thriller Silence of the Lambs centers on young FBI cadet Clarice Starling, who’s been tasked to hunt down a serial killer who skins his victims. The film – which successfully hovers between crime thriller and horror slasher – has endured as one of the most iconic examples of both genres ever since ….
Dark Sky Films has released multiple editions of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Tobe Hooper’s cult classic 1974 horror film that ushered in a new era of thriller entertainment in America. For this review I had the opportunity to dissect the 4-Disc Combo DigiPack, featuring 2 Blu-rays and 2 DVDs ….
So, the gang’s all back for a wedding and a weekend of naughtiness in Sin City. The couples separate for their bachelor/bachelorette parties and the mayhem quickly ensues. The fellas, led once again by Kevin Hart, try and make Michael’s (Terrence J) last night of freedom the best he’s ever had, but of course, they ….
The documentary American Made Movie looks at the devastating effects the decline of manufacturing has had on communities and families across the United States. Filmmakers Vincent Vittorio and Nathaniel Thomas McGil interviewed dozens of economists, business leaders, consumers, politicians and local historians in order to paint a picture of the manufacturing industries roots and current ….
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, after directing a series of independent short films over the past few years, including Sparks, Morgan M. Morgansen’s Date with Destiny, Morgan and Destiny’s Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo, They Can’t Turn the Lights Off Now: Episode #2 and Strawberry Bootlaces, has now crafted his first feature film as writer-director. The quirky and ….
On November 13th, Shout Factory, in collaboration with Marvel Knights Animation, released The Astonishing X-Men Blu-ray Collection. The well-produced set includes The Astonishing X-Men: Gifted, The Astonishing X-Men: Dangerous, The Astonishing X-Men: Torn and The Astonishing X-Men: Unstoppable. On top of these four amazing adventures this Blu-ray set includes spectacular bonus content and cover art ….
Now, the big fuss over this was whether or not Tyler Perry, known for his over-the-top role as the matriarch “Madea” in his films/plays that put him on the map and kept him there, could pull off the role of Alex Cross. I wanted him to bring it, but in the end, I was the ….
What surprised me most about the Blu-ray release of Summit Entertainment’s The Darkest Hour, was how much work went into the crisp quality of the disc, because the film is nothing more than a mediocre sci-fi film. The run-of-the-mill “action” thriller has its moments, and is mostly watchable, but with the level of special effects ….
While The Double takes place in present-day Washington, D.C., the film has its roots firmly set in the Cold War, with Richard Gere playing a Soviet assassin with mysterious motives. What isn’t mysterious is that early on in The Double, Richard Gere’s true identity is revealed to the audience – retired CIA operative Paul Shepherdson ….
From the depraved minds of directors Adam Rifkin (Detroit Rock City, The Dark Backward), Tim Sullivan (2001 Maniacs,VH-1’s Scream Queens), Adam Green (Hatchet, Frozen), and Joe Lynch (Wrong Turn 2, Knights of Badassdom), and in the tradition of the original Return of the Living Dead, Chillerama is a festival of gore and good times. It’s ….
West Side Story has just been re-released for its 50th Anniversary with an absolutely stunning collector’s Blu-ray Edition. This first-rate movie sets the timeless story of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of gang warfare in 1950’s New York City, centering on a love affair fated for tragedy amidst a vicious rivalry between the Jets ….
For the month of October, Fox’s “manufacturing on demand” program celebrates, among other things, how martial arts films first landed into the American mainstream, beginning in the 1960’s. Throughout the 60’s, a series of American-made films and television shows were released that highlighted the unique fighting skills from the East. Among those films was 1967’s ….
David Lynch’s masterpiece modern day film noir Blue Velvet debuted on Blu-ray November 8th, brining with it 50 minutes of never-before-seen rediscovered footage that was thought to be lost forever. With Blue Velvet, Lynch skillfully removed the glossy veneer of suburban existence, revealing the painful realities of everyday American life, adding his own sense of ….