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[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘The Lost Boys’; Now Available From Warner Bros

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Director: Joel Schumacher

Cast: Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Patric, Corey Haim

Release Date: September 20, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 8.5/10

Synopsis:

When their parents’ divorce, Michael (Jason Patric) and Sam Emerson (Corey Haim) move with their mother to their grandfather’s house in a California town nicknamed, “The Murder Capital of the World.” Soon after arriving, Michael gets involved with a hell-raising motorcycle gang of vampires with a charismatic leader (Kiefer Sutherland).  When Sam becomes involved with the Frog Brothers (Corey Feldman and Jamison Newlander), who confess to being undercover Vampire hunters, he realizes it’s up to them to save Michael and the rest of the town from the vampire gang. Continue reading “[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘The Lost Boys’; Now Available From Warner Bros”

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[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture – The Director’s Edition’; Now Available From Paramount

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Director: Robert Wise

Cast: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

Release Date: September 6, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 9.5/10

Synopsis:

The U.S.S. Enterprise boldly debuted on the big screen with the cast of the original Star Trek series, including William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, and James Doohan.  Meticulously restored and remastered, with enhanced visual effects and state-of-the-art sound, this definitive vision of director Robert Wise has been optimized for a new generation of fans. When an unidentified alien intruder destroys three powerful Klingon cruisers, Admiral James T. Kirk (Shatner) returns to the helm of a newly transformed U.S.S. Enterprise to take command and confront an alien spacecraft of enormous power heading toward Earth. Continue reading “[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Star Trek: The Motion Picture – The Director’s Edition’; Now Available From Paramount”

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[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Batman: The Long Halloween – Deluxe Edition’; Available September 20, 2022 From DC – Warner Bros

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Director: Chris Palmer

Cast: Jensen Ackles, Naya Rivera, Josh Duhamel (VOICES)

Release Date: September 20, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 9/10
Disc Rating: 7/10

Synopsis:

Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, DC and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, and inspired by the iconic mid-1990s DC story from Jeph Loeb and the late Tim Sale, Batman: The Long Halloween – Deluxe Edition begins as atrocious serial killings on holidays in Gotham City send The World’s Greatest Detective into action – confronting both organized crime and a unified front of classic DC Super-Villains – while attempting to stop the mysterious murderer. Continue reading “[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Batman: The Long Halloween – Deluxe Edition’; Available September 20, 2022 From DC – Warner Bros”

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[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Elvis’ (2022); Now Available From Warner Bros

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Director: Baz Luhrmann

Cast: Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Helen Thomson

Release Date: September 13, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 8/10
Disc Rating: 8/10

Synopsis:

A thoroughly cinematic drama, Elvis’s (Austin Butler) story is seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks). As told by Parker, the film delves into the complex dynamic between the two spanning over 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. Central to that journey is one of the significant and influential people in Elvis’s life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge). Continue reading “[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Elvis’ (2022); Now Available From Warner Bros”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Minions: The Rise Of Gru’; Now Available From Universal

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Director: Kyle Balda

Cast: Steve Carell, Pierre Coffin, Taraji P. Henson (VOICES)

Release Date: September 6, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 6.5/10
Disc Rating: 8.5/10

Synopsis:

Long before he becomes the master of evil, Gru is just a 12-year-old boy in 1970s suburbia, plotting to take over the world from his basement. When the infamous supervillain group, the Vicious 6, ousts their leader, Gru attempts to join their ranks but soon finds himself the mortal enemy of the apex of evil. With Gru on the run, the Minions attempt to learn martial arts to help save him, and Gru discovers that even bad guys need a little help from their friends. Packed with the franchise’s signature subversive humor, MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU features more thrilling action than any Despicable Me film ever before! Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Minions: The Rise Of Gru’; Now Available From Universal”

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[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Child’s Play 3’ Collector’s Edition; Now Available From Scream Factory

Child’s Play 3 (Collector’s Edition) [4K Ultra HD] Director: Jack Bender Cast: Justin Whalin, Perrey Reeves, Jeremy Sylvers Release Date: August 16, 2022 A Review By: Kevin Lovell Disc Rating: 8.5/10 Synopsis: Eight years after seemingly destroying the killer doll, Andy Barclay (now played by Justin Whalin), turns 16 and is placed in a military school. Meanwhile, the greedy president of Play Pals Toy Company … Continue reading [4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Child’s Play 3’ Collector’s Edition; Now Available From Scream Factory

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[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Extended Edition; Now Available On 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray & Digital From Universal

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Director: Colin Trevorrow

Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern

Release Date: August 16, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 6.5/10
Disc Rating: 8/10

Synopsis:

Complete the incredible journey that began with Jurassic Park as two generations unite to fight for the future in Jurassic World Dominion. The epic film is now available with a never-before-seen Extended Version, as the breathtaking battle between humanity and the prehistoric past gets even bigger. Roaring with more dinosaurs, more spectacular action, exclusive moments with iconic characters, and the restored prologue, this colossal cut brings home the definitive experience of Jurassic World Dominion’s unforgettable adventure. Continue reading “[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Extended Edition; Now Available On 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray & Digital From Universal”

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[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Child’s Play 2’ Collector’s Edition; Now Available From Scream Factory

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Director: John Lafia

Cast: Alex Vincent, Jenny Agutter, Christine Elise

Release Date: August 16, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 8.5/10

Synopsis:

The notorious killer doll with the satanic smile comes back to life in this new chapter depicting the terrifying struggle between young Andy Barclay (Alex Vincent) and the demonic doll attempting to possess his soul. Despite being roasted to a crisp in his last escapade, Chucky rises from the ashes after being reconstructed by a toy factory to dispel the negative publicity surrounding the doll. Back in one piece, Chucky tracks his prey to a foster home where the chase begins again in this fiendishly clever sequel to the enormously popular original. Continue reading “[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Child’s Play 2’ Collector’s Edition; Now Available From Scream Factory”

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[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Child’s Play’ (1988) Collector’s Edition; Now Available From Scream Factory

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Director: Tom Holland

Cast: Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent

Release Date: August 16, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 9.5/10

Synopsis:

The “chills come thick and fast” (Los Angeles Times) in this riveting, jolt-a-minute thriller about an innocent-looking doll inhabited by the soul of a serial killer who refuses to die. From the director of Fright Night, Child’s Play comes complete with “excellent special effects” (Leonard Maltin) and a slew of special features that make this 3-disc set your “friend to the end!”

In this “clever, playful thriller” (The New York Times), only six-year-old Andy realizes that Chucky is responsible for a spate of gruesome murders, including that of his unsuspecting babysitter. But the real terror takes hold when the deranged doll becomes determined to transfer his evil spirit to a living human being … Andy! Continue reading “[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Child’s Play’ (1988) Collector’s Edition; Now Available From Scream Factory”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘The Black Phone’; Now Available On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From Universal

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Director: Scott Derrickson

Cast: Mason Thames, Madeleine McGraw, Ethan Hawke

Release Date: August 16, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 9/10
Disc Rating: 8/10

Synopsis:

Finney (Thames), a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer (Hawke) and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims. And they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney. The film is produced by Derrickson & Cargill’s Crooked Highway and presented by Universal and Blumhouse. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘The Black Phone’; Now Available On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From Universal”

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[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Event Horizon’ 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Steelbook; Now Available From Paramount

[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Event Horizon’ 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Steelbook; Now Available From Paramount 12Event Horizon (25th Anniversary Edition) (Limited Edition Steelbook) [4K Ultra HD]

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson

Cast: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan

Release Date: August 9, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 8/10

Synopsis:

Seven years ago, pioneering research spacecraft “Event Horizon” mysteriously vanished without a trace on its maiden voyage. But then, in the darkness of deep space, a persistent signal prompts a crew to make their way through the galaxy on a bold rescue mission. What they uncover is an unimaginable interstellar horror that will test the entire team’s sanity and souls. Continue reading “[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Event Horizon’ 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Steelbook; Now Available From Paramount”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Hot Seat’; Now Available On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From Lionsgate

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Director: James Cullen Bressack

Cast: Kevin Dillon, Mel Gibson, Shannen Doherty

Release Date: August 9, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 4.5/10
Disc Rating: 6.5/10

Synopsis:

Oscar-winner Mel Gibson brings this explosive cyber-thriller to life. The action begins as IT expert Friar (Kevin Dillon, Poseidon) finds a hair-trigger bomb strapped to his desk chair. An unseen hacker orders him to steal digital funds online—or have his daughter abducted. As a fearless bomb expert (Gibson) arrives on the scene, the hacker frames Friar as the bomber. The tension mounts as Friar races to clear his name and expose the real terrorist—without getting himself blown to smithereens. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Hot Seat’; Now Available On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From Lionsgate”

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[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2’; Available On 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray & DVD August 9, 2022 From Paramount

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Director: Jeff Fowler

Cast: James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Jim Carrey

Release Date: August 9, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 8/10
Disc Rating: 8.5/10

Synopsis:

After settling in Green Hills, Sonic (Ben Schwartz) is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) returns, this time with a new partner, Knuckles (Idris Elba), in search of an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails (Colleen O’Shaughnessey), and together they embark on a globe-trotting journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands. Continue reading “[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2’; Available On 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray & DVD August 9, 2022 From Paramount”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘White Elephant’; Now Available On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From RLJE

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Director: Jesse V. Johnson

Cast: Michael Rooker, Bruce Willis, Olga Kurylenko

Release Date: August 2, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 3.5/10
Disc Rating: 5.5/10

Synopsis:

In WHITE ELEPHANT, when an assassination attempt is witnessed by two cops, Gabriel Tancredi, an ex-marine turned mob enforcer (Michael Rooker), is ordered by his ruthless mob boss (Bruce Willis) to eliminate any and all threats. With an eager underling out to prove himself, rival gangs making moves and a rising body count, every step Tancredi makes threatens lives…including his own. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘White Elephant’; Now Available On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From RLJE”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’; Now Available On 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From A24 – Lionsgate

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Directors: Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert

Cast: Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Ke Huy Quan

Release Date: July 5, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 10/10
Disc Rating: 9.5/10

Synopsis:

Evelyn Wang (Michelle Yeoh), a flustered immigrant mother, is contacted from a parallel universe and told that only she can save the world. The unlikely hero must learn to channel her newfound powers and fight through the splintering timelines of the multiverse to save her home, her family, and herself in this big-hearted and irreverent adventure. With Stephanie Hsu, Ke Huy Quan, Jenny Slate, Harry Shum Jr., James Hong, and Jamie Lee Curtis. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’; Now Available On 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From A24 – Lionsgate”

[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘The Lost City’; Available On 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray & DVD July 26, 2022 From Paramount 14

[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘The Lost City’; Available On 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray & DVD July 26, 2022 From Paramount

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Directors: Adam Nee, Aaron Nee

Cast: Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum, Daniel Radcliffe

Release Date: July 26, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 7/10
Disc Rating: 8/10

Synopsis:

Loretta Sage’s (Sandra Bullock) novels are filled with ancient tombs and daring adventures, but that doesn’t mean she’s prepared for them in real life. When she is kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire (Daniel Radcliffe) to locate a legendary lost city, Loretta’s handsome cover model, Alan (Channing Tatum), sets off on a heroic but hapless rescue mission. Thrust into an epic thrill-ride through the jungle, the unlikely pair must work together to survive the elements, and survive each other, to find the city’s fabled treasure before it’s lost forever. Continue reading “[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘The Lost City’; Available On 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray & DVD July 26, 2022 From Paramount”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Dual’; Now Available On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From RLJE

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Director: Riley Stearns

Cast: Karen Gillan, Aaron Paul, Beulah Koale

Release Date: July 19, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 8.5/10
Disc Rating: 7/10

Synopsis:

In DUAL, upon receiving a terminal diagnosis, Sarah (Karen Gillan) opts for a cloning procedure to ease her loss on her friends and family. When she makes a sudden and miraculous recovery, her attempts to have her clone decommissioned fail and lead to a court-mandated duel to the death. Now she has one year to train her body and mind for the fight of her life. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Dual’; Now Available On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From RLJE”

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[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘The Bad Guys’; Now Available On 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From DreamWorks – Universal

The Bad Guys (Collector’s Edition) [4K Ultra HD] Director: Pierre Perifel Cast: Sam Rockwell, Marc Maron, Craig Robinson (VOICES) Release Date: June 21, 2022 A Review By: Kevin Lovell Film Rating: 7.5/10 Disc Rating: 8/10 Synopsis: Never have there been five friends as infamous as THE BAD GUYS—Mr. Wolf, Mr. Snake, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Shark and Ms. Tarantula. After years of countless heists and being … Continue reading [4K Ultra HD Review] ‘The Bad Guys’; Now Available On 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From DreamWorks – Universal