Monthly Archives: July 2013

New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases 07/30/13

Please note: To order any of the following click on the poster. When it comes to G.I Joe: Retaliation it helps if you’ve played with the toys.  Names such as Cobra, Zartan, and Storm Shadow are there but they’ll only mean something if you’re already familiar.  Those going in cold will have little clue, particularly […]

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The To Do List – Film Review

  Brandy Clark (Aubrey Plaza) is the kind of student a teacher would love.  Throughout her high-school years she was constantly awarded a Student of the Month certificate.  She scored the highest GPA in her high-school’s history and she was exemplary in everything she attempted. But to her peers she was nothing short of annoying, […]

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Crystal Fairy – Film Review

  Up until recently actor Michael Cera was in danger of painting himself into a corner.  With films like Superbad, Juno, and Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist under his belt, a certain distinctive sameness in look, style and sound was beginning to limit his teenage appeal.  Then with the small though exceptionally noticeable role in […]

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New DVD and Blu-Ray Releases (07/23/13)

  To order any of the following films click on the poster. In many respects, Trance is everything you might expect from Danny Boyle.  It incorporates all elements of style and presentation that we have now come to expect from the British filmmaker, including fast edits, a glossy look, simple actions made exciting, and an […]

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RED 2 – Film Review

  The question has to be asked. Seriously, was anyone really waiting for a summer sequel to the 2010 thriller RED?  Admittedly, it was a hit, but it wasn’t that much of a hit and neither was it particularly good.  RED was one of those films that sounded better when explaining the idea, but actually […]

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The Conjuring – Film Review

  When a film states that the story is based on real events, it usually means that it’s really fiction but there’s a kernel of truth buried in there somewhere.  When a film states it’s based on a true story, there’s usually a considerable amount of cinematic embellishment, but its inspiration is reality based.  The […]

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