E.T. 40th Anniversary 4K Review

[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial’ 40th Anniversary Edition; Now Available From Universal

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Director: Steven Spielberg

Cast: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Dee Wallace

Release Date: October 18, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 9/10

Synopsis:

Captivating audiences of all ages, this timeless story follows the unforgettable journey of a lost alien and the 10-year-old boy he befriends. Join Elliot (Henry Thomas), Gertie (Drew Barrymore) and Michael (Robert MacNaughton) as they come together to help E.T. find his way back home, E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL is “one of the great American films” (Leonard Maltin) that forever belongs in the hearts and minds of audiences everywhere. Continue reading “[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial’ 40th Anniversary Edition; Now Available From Universal”

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[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Top Gun: Maverick’; Now Available On 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From Paramount

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Director: Joseph Kosinski

Cast: Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly

Release Date: November 1, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 9.5/10
Disc Rating: 8.5/10

Synopsis:

After more than 30 years of service as a top naval aviator, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot. Yet, Maverick must confront the ghosts of his past when he returns to TOP GUN to train a group of elite graduates and comes face-to-face with Lt. Bradshaw (Miles Teller), the son of his former wingman, “Goose”. Bitter rivalries ignite as the pilots prepare for a specialized mission, which will require the ultimate sacrifice from those chosen to fly it. Continue reading “[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Top Gun: Maverick’; Now Available On 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD & Digital From Paramount”

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[DVD Review] ‘Trick Or Treat Scooby-Doo!’; Now Available On DVD & Digital From Warner Bros

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Director: Audie Harrison

Cast: Frank Welker, Grey Griffin, Matthew Lillard (VOICES)

Release Date: October 18, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 6.5/10
Disc Rating: 7.5/10

Synopsis:

Mystery Inc. has cracked the case to top all cases! They’ve tracked down Coco Diablo, the head of the notorious costume crime syndicate that colludes The Black Knight, Space Kook and the Ghost Diver. With Coco and her kitty in prison, Mystery Inc. thinks that they can finally enjoy a break. Wrong! Suddenly, menacing doppelgänger ghosts of the Scooby crew and favorite classic foes show up in Coolsville to threaten Halloween. Now it’s up to the meddling kids – and their unlikely new partner Coco – to unmask the latest scoundrel and save Halloween! For Shaggy and Scooby-Doo, with trick-or-treating on the line – this time it’s personal! Continue reading “[DVD Review] ‘Trick Or Treat Scooby-Doo!’; Now Available On DVD & Digital From Warner Bros”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Paranormal Activity: The Ultimate Chills Collection’; Now Available From Paramount

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Director: Various

Cast: Various

Release Date: October 11, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 8/10

Synopsis:

Packed with chills and horrifying surprises, this must-own collection also features the 90+ minute documentary UNKNOWN DIMENSION: THE STORY OF PARANORMAL ACTIVITY.  This definitive documentary chronicles the complete story of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY from indie sensation to blockbuster franchise.  Featuring interviews with cast and crew, newly revealed footage from the terrifying films, and insight from fans, it’s a must-see exploration of the movies that reimagined the “found footage” genre for a whole new generation of viewers.

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE ULTIMATE CHILLS COLLECTION includes 9 Blu-ray discs, including the out-of-print 3D Blu-ray of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION, digital codes for each film, and an exclusive “home security sticker”—all housed in deluxe packaging containing reversible artwork for each title. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Paranormal Activity: The Ultimate Chills Collection’; Now Available From Paramount”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Beast’; Now Available From Universal

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Director: Baltasar Kormáku

Cast: Idris Elba, Sharlto Copley, Iyana Halley

Release Date: October 11, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 6/10
Disc Rating: 7.5/10

Synopsis:

Idris Elba stars in this pulse-pounding thriller as a recently widowed husband who returns to South Africa on a long-planned trip to a game reserve. What begins as a journey of healing turns into a fearsome fight for survival as he and his daughters find themselves hunted by a massive, rogue lion intent on proving that the savannah has but one apex predator. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Beast’; Now Available From Universal”

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[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Mortal Kombat Legends: Snow Blind’; Now Available From Warner Bros

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Director: Rick Morales

Cast: Manny Jacinto, David Wenham, Artt Butler (VOICES)

Release Date: October 11, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 6.5/10
Disc Rating: 7/10

Synopsis:

Inspired by the worldwide video game sensation now celebrating its 30th anniversary, Mortal Kombat Legends: Snow Blind finds vicious, power-mad Kano determined to take over Earthrealm, one soul at a time. Assisted by a trio of cold Black Dragon mercenaries, he embarks on a brutal assault from town to defenseless town. The choice is simple: Kneel or be annihilated. But when the cocky and talented but undisciplined Kenshi doesn’t take a knee, Kano and his clan destroy the young warrior, taking his eyesight and his confidence. Under the tutelage of reluctant, retired Kuai Liang, the only one powerful enough to challenge the malevolent Kano, Kenshi finds renewed hope and a clear path to redemption. But will it be enough to stop Kano from decimating all of Earthrealm? Continue reading “[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Mortal Kombat Legends: Snow Blind’; Now Available From Warner Bros”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Fall’; Available October 18, 2022 From Lionsgate

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Director: Scott Mann

Cast: Grace Caroline Currey, Virginia Gardner, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Release Date: October 18, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 7/10
Disc Rating: 7.5/10

Synopsis:

For best friends Becky (Grace Caroline Currey) and Hunter (Virginia Gardner), life is all about conquering fears and pushing limits. But after they climb 2,000 feet to the top of a remote, abandoned radio tower, they find themselves stranded with no way down. Now Becky and Hunter’s expert climbing skills will be put to the ultimate test as they desperately fight to survive the elements, a lack of supplies, and vertigo-inducing heights in this adrenaline-fueled thriller from the producers of 47 Meters Down. Costarring Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘Fall’; Available October 18, 2022 From Lionsgate”

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[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘DC League Of Super-Pets’; Now Available From DC – Warner Bros

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Director: Jared Stern

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Kate McKinnon (VOICES)

Release Date: October 4, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 7.5/10
Disc Rating: 8/10

Synopsis:

In “DC League of Super-Pets,” Krypto the Super-Dog (Dwayne Johnson) and Superman (John Krasinski) are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime in Metropolis side by side. When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince a rag-tag shelter pack—Ace the hound (Kevin Hart), PB the potbellied pig (Vanessa Bayer), Merton the turtle (Natasha Lyonne) and Chip the squirrel (Diego Luna)—to master their own newfound powers and help him rescue the superheroes. Continue reading “[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘DC League Of Super-Pets’; Now Available From DC – Warner Bros”

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[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Scream 2’; Now Available From Paramount

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Director: Wes Craven

Cast: David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox

Release Date: October 4, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 7.5/10

Synopsis:

Away at college, Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) thought she’d finally put the shocking murders that shattered her life behind her… until a copycat killer begins acting out a real-life sequel.  Now, as history eerily repeats itself, ambitious reporter Gale Weathers (Courteney Cox), Deputy Dewey (David Arquette) and other SCREAM survivors find themselves trapped in a terrifyingly clever plotline where no one is safe or beyond suspicion. Continue reading “[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Scream 2’; Now Available From Paramount”

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[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Poltergeist’ (1982); Now Available From Warner Bros

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Director: Tobe Hooper

Cast: JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Zelda Rubinstein

Release Date: September 20, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Disc Rating: 7.5/10

Synopsis:

Suburbanites Steve (Nelson) and Diane (Williams) suddenly experience paranormal activity in their home. What starts off as minor excitement quickly turns into nasty ghostly encounters. The disappearance of their daughter Carol Anne (O’Rourke) forces the Freelings to bring in parapsychologists and a professional exorcist to exorcise their home. Directed by Tobe Hooper and featuring Oscar Nominated Visual Effects by Richard Edlund, Michael Wood and Bruce Nicholson, Poltergeist is one of the most entertaining horror films of its time. Continue reading “[4K Ultra HD Review] ‘Poltergeist’ (1982); Now Available From Warner Bros”

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[Blu-Ray Review] ‘The Munsters’ (2022); Now Available From Universal

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Director: Rob Zombie

Cast: Sheri Moon Zombie, Jeff Daniel Phillips, Daniel Roebuck

Release Date: September 27, 2022

A Review By: Kevin Lovell

Film Rating: 6/10
Disc Rating: 8/10

Synopsis:

From writer/director Rob Zombie comes the strangest love story ever told. Lily is just your typical 150-year-old, lovelorn vampire looking for the man of her nightmares . . . that is until she lays eyes on Herman, a seven-foot-tall, green experiment with a heart of gold. It’s love at first shock as these two ghouls fall fangs over feet in this crazy Transylvanian romance. Unfortunately, it’s not all smooth sailing in the cemetery as Lily’s father The Count has other plans for his beloved daughter’s future, and they don’t involve her bumbling beau, Herman. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll howl at the moon as The Munsters make their way to Mockingbird Lane! Continue reading “[Blu-Ray Review] ‘The Munsters’ (2022); Now Available From Universal”

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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”