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Dead Trigger (Blu-ray)

It's Drago versus the undead as Dolph Lundgren stars in Dead Trigger! Here's our review of the Blu-ray!

The Art of Self-Defense

The Art of Self-Defense is a devilishly quirky martial arts black comedy. Yes, it’s a weird combination - but that’s the point.

Pet Sematary (2019) 4K

The latest Stephen King adaptation, a remake of Pet Sematary arrives on 4K Ultra HD/blu-ray this week, bringing chills and bonus features to explore. Is the new take on the classic story worth picking up, or should it remain buried? Check out my full review to see what I thought!

Judgment

Judgment has found its way to PlayStation 4 owners in the West! How is the latest Yakuza spin-off? Does it do the franchise proud? Find out in our official review!
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July 08, 2019
Overall rating 
 
3.4
The Movie 
 
2.0
Picture Quality 
 
4.5
Audio Quality 
 
4.0
Special Features 
 
3.0
Home Entertainment
Solid Bonus Features and Great Picture Quality Can’t Save It

Pet Sematary did plenty of things right. I enjoyed the cast, the modern elements included into the story, and the visual prowess. None of it seemed to come together in...

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Jordan Maison
July 01, 2019
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Enjoyment 
 
4.5
Durability 
 
4.0
Re-Useable Factor 
 
4.0
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A Page-Turning Apocalyptic Thriller

Wanderers is a riveting armageddon story that serves as poignant social commentary and thriller all at the same time. The mystery will keep you glued to the pages, while the...

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Jordan Maison
June 17, 2019
Overall rating 
 
4.1
The Movie 
 
4.5
Picture Quality 
 
4.5
Audio Quality 
 
4.5
Special Features 
 
3.0
Home Entertainment
Thought-Provoking and Engaging No Matter How Many Times You Watch

While the bonus features on this blu-ray release aren’t anything to write home about, that doesn’t change the fact that US is a damn fine film. It’s subtle story moments...

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Jordan Maison
June 10, 2019
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Enjoyment 
 
4.5
Durability 
 
4.0
Re-Useable Factor 
 
4.0
Fun Starfighter Action Bolstered By Impressive Characters

Alexander Freed manages to bring all the things you loved about his previous Star Wars books to a new adventure that’s more than worthwhile. The new characters are instantly engaging,...

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Jordan Maison
May 29, 2019
Overall rating 
 
4.1
Entertainment Value 
 
5.0
Story/Writing 
 
3.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
3.5
Direction 
 
4.5
Production 
 
4.5
Long Live The King

Godzilla: King of the Monsters isn’t a perfect film and struggles when it comes to certain aspects of the story. These issues are mitigated, however, by the stunning action on...

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Jordan Maison
May 28, 2019
Overall rating 
 
3.8
Enjoyment 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Re-Useable Factor 
 
3.5
Fun Monster Prep

While you might not think that comics would be a great place for the monster action of Godzilla, Aftershock makes a strong case for continued graphic novel adventures. It works...

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Jordan Maison
May 27, 2019
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Enjoyment 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Re-Useable Factor 
 
4.0
Fast-Paced Crime Novel in a Swanky Stranger Things Wrapper

Darkness on the Edge of Town does a stellar job of telling a fun and engaging detective story. With plenty of twists, turns, and sleek writing style it’ll suck you...

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Jordan Maison
May 15, 2019
Overall rating 
 
2.2
Entertainment Value 
 
1.5
Story/Writing 
 
1.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
3.0
Direction 
 
2.5
Production 
 
2.5
Less Than Its Namesake

Despite featuring some interesting elements, Perfect feels like an exercise in frustration more than anything. Technical abilities and an interesting theme are buried underneath a confounding story structure and a...

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Jordan Maison
May 13, 2019
Overall rating 
 
3.7
Enjoyment 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
3.5
Re-Useable Factor 
 
3.5
An Action-Packed Return to the World of Magic The Gathering

There’s a lot of lore built up in the decades since Magic The Gathering debuted, but despite that War of the Spark: Ravnica manages to be an engaging fantasy story...

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Jordan Maison
May 08, 2019
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Entertainment Value 
 
4.5
Story/Writing 
 
3.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.0
Direction 
 
4.0
Production 
 
4.5
An Incredibly Fun Adventure That Shouldn’t Work as Well as It Does

Detective Pikachu isn’t a perfect film, and has enough story/pacing stumbles to hold it back from something greater. Don’t let that hold you back, however, as there’s more than enough...

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