Each season, there are quality shows that just don’t find a sizable enough audience to warrant a second season. Producers Shawn Ryan and Karl Gajdusek’s twist filled series Last Resort, which centered on the crew of U.S. nuclear submarine caught in the crossfires of a huge conspiracy, suffered such a fate. One of [...]
One of the many reasons why Mulan still holds up after all these years, aside from its beautifully rendered hand-drawn animation, is its resonant narrative on the inevitability of destiny and the necessity for sacrifice.
To celebrate its 15th Anniversary, Mulan, as well as its direct to video sequel Mulan II, was [...]
Dwayne Johnson’s most dramatically challenging part took place this year with the release of the thriller Snitch, and that film hits Blu-ray and DVD on June 11th. Johnson plays a businessman who becomes an undercover informant to save his son (Rafi Gavron) from spending years in prison on drug possession charges. Benjamin Bratt also stars [...]
Hollywood Outbreak is offering up Three (3) DVDs of the Ray Winstone headlined cop flick The Sweeney. With such films as Sexy Beast, The Departed, and Edge of Darkness under his belt, Winstone is adept at playing tough guys with seemingly nothing to lose. The Sweeney, co-starring Homeland actor Damian Lewis, looks like a [...]
Director Steven Soderbergh’s unpredictable feature Side Effects (R, 107 minutes), a movie which is a blend of a medical drama and a Hitchcockian thriller, heads to Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on May 21st. The movie will initially be available on Digital Download on May 7th.
The story centers on Emily (The Girl with [...]
Out on DVD today, A Dark Truth (R, 102 minutes) features Andy Garcia as Jack Begosian, a radio talk show host and former CIA agent who travels to Ecuador and rescues environmental activists (Forest Whitaker, Eva Longoria) targeted by a corrupt corporate head (Sons of Anarchy’s Kim Coates). Deborah Kara Unger stars as the [...]
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s comeback as a leading man occurred earlier this year with The Last Stand (R, 107 minutes, Lionsgate Home Entertainment), and the action film hits Blu-ray and DVD on May 21st.
The movie centers on a sheriff (Schwarzenegger) who leaves Los Angeles to police the border town of Sommerton Junction. Eduardo Noriega is the drug [...]
With Oscars upon us tomorrow, I’m dead tired of movie pundits yapping on about Argo, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, and Zero Dark Thirty. There must be a world outside all this Academy Award madness, right?
Case in point: Deadball, described in the press release as a “sports splatter comedy,” hits Blu-ray, DVD, and digital download April [...]
Credit goes into any DVD box art that touts “the writers of John Carpenter’s The Ward” as the selling point to see the horror film Dark Feed, since showbiz scribes are usually placed in some cinematic back corner, only to be forever ignored by the suits and filmmakers involved.
Dark Feed centers on the gradual mental [...]
The acclaimed feature Zero Dark Thirty, directed by The Hurt Locker filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow (and penned by Locker scribe Mark Boal) hits Blu-ray & DVD March 19th. Jessica Chastain, winner of the Golden Globe for Best Actress, is nominated for a Best Actress Oscar and the picture is also nominated for Best Film.
Both the Blu-ray [...]