Back to THE BEGINNING: A Modest Defense of Renny Harlin’s EXORCIST Prequel
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Back to THE BEGINNING: A Modest Defense of Renny Harlin’s EXORCIST Prequel

Exorcist: The Beginning never stood a chance. First, John Frankenheimer died, leaving the production rudderless mere months before it was set to shoot. Following the…

New On Blu: WHITEY – The Documentary That Would Be Shocking
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New On Blu: WHITEY – The Documentary That Would Be Shocking

Whitey released on Blu-ray and DVD on October 14. My first introduction to the concept of James “Whitey” Bulger, as it might have been for…

Pick of the Week: BLACK SABBATH
Pick of the Week

Pick of the Week: BLACK SABBATH

  Yes, this is where Ozzy got the name. On to the matter at hand: Black Sabbath. What you must first understand is that Mario…

Got a Revolution, Got to Revolution: Ken Loach’s RIFF-RAFF & RAINING STONES
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Got a Revolution, Got to Revolution: Ken Loach’s RIFF-RAFF & RAINING STONES

  “You have to be rich to be poor,” is the eyebrow raising first sentence of DeNeen L. Brown’s Washington Post article entitled The High…

Blu-Ray Review: LIFE AFTER BETH is Dead on Arrival
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Blu-Ray Review: LIFE AFTER BETH is Dead on Arrival

Beth is dead. Bitten by a snake during a hike, she has been laid to rest. Her boyfriend Zach is not handling it well, distancing…

Italian Cop Thriller STUNT SQUAD (1977) Brings Bombs, Bikes, & Bravado to Blu-Ray
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Italian Cop Thriller STUNT SQUAD (1977) Brings Bombs, Bikes, & Bravado to Blu-Ray

Stunt Squad was released on Blu-ray by Raro on Sept 30. With 1977’s Stunt Squad (Italian title: La Polizia è Sconfitta, literally “The Police Are…

Industrial Waste: Making Sense of the SAW Series
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Industrial Waste: Making Sense of the SAW Series

***Warning: Spoilers For All Seven Saw Films Contained Within*** When the original Saw came out in 2004, I was a sophomore in college, working as an assistant…

MAD MEN: The Final Season Part 1 – A Classy Release on Blu-ray
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MAD MEN: The Final Season Part 1 – A Classy Release on Blu-ray

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 8 years you are aware of Mad Men. The AMC series created by Matthew Weiner…

CINEPUNX Episode17: Halloween Scare-tastic Horrorfied Creep-Out Thing
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CINEPUNX Episode17: Halloween Scare-tastic Horrorfied Creep-Out Thing

HAPPY HALLOWEEN YOU DEGENERATE FREAKS! Welcome to our Spook-Tacular Halloween episode of Cinepunx! On this episode we spend a LOT more time talking about food…

New On Blu: THE BLOB (1988) Is Impossibly Good
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New On Blu: THE BLOB (1988) Is Impossibly Good

The Blob hit Blu-ray in a limited edition release from Twilight Time on Oct. 14th I’ve never had an active disinterest in The Blob, per…