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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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April 02, 2017
Overall rating 
 
2.4
Entertainment Value 
 
3.0
Story/Writing 
 
1.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
2.0
Direction 
 
2.0
Production 
 
3.5
Only reaches its potential in one area: the visuals.

What's Good: The visuals, the visual, and the visuals. Also, mostly faithful to the source material, high production values, plot makes sense. What's Bad: Bland interpretation...

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March 26, 2017
Overall rating 
 
2.7
Entertainment Value 
 
3.0
Story/Writing 
 
1.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
3.0
Direction 
 
2.5
Production 
 
3.5
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Another Alien rip-off, but with more sparkly stars.

What's Good: A-movie special effects and production, A-movie cast, interesting premise, frightening monster, the horror film in space bit is never boring. What's Bad: B-movie direction,...

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March 20, 2017
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Entertainment Value 
 
4.0
Story/Writing 
 
3.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.0
Direction 
 
4.0
Production 
 
4.0
More than just another delayed sequel.

What's Good: It's always fun seeing some of our favorite characters return to the big screen, Boyle's energy and experience as director really keep things moving, a plot full of...

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February 12, 2017
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Entertainment Value 
 
4.5
Story/Writing 
 
3.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.0
Direction 
 
4.0
Production 
 
4.0
A good reason for John Wick to return.

What's Good: More Keanu Reeves being a bad ass, more incredible hard-knuckle action sequences, more depth to the world of John Wick, crisp cinematography, smart story expands on the original...

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G.S. Perno
January 21, 2017
Overall rating 
 
4.2
Entertainment Value 
 
4.5
Story/Writing 
 
3.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
5.0
Direction 
 
4.0
Production 
 
4.0
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Shyamalan's greatest twist is bringing to life this compelling film.

What's Good: A terrific performance by James McAvoy and the rest of the cast, an unexpected return to form for M. Night Shyamalan, interesting and thrilling story, dark moody atmosphere,...

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January 14, 2017
Overall rating 
 
2.1
Entertainment Value 
 
2.5
Story/Writing 
 
0.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
2.0
Direction 
 
2.0
Production 
 
3.5
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Affleck can't do it all.

What's Good: Great costumes, colorful cinematography, vibrant sets, interesting concept, some exciting action moments. What's Bad: Terrible script, lackluster acting, unfocused direction, lack of coherent story,...

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January 09, 2017
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Entertainment Value 
 
4.5
Story/Writing 
 
5.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.5
Direction 
 
4.0
Production 
 
4.5
A great story you didn't know needed to be told until now.

What's Good: Fantastic performances from the three leading ladies, direction enhances the appeal of the characters, interesting and inspirational story from history you didn't know about, great balance between high...

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December 22, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Entertainment Value 
 
3.0
Story/Writing 
 
2.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
3.5
Direction 
 
3.0
Production 
 
3.5
Movies
Doesn't quite reach its destination.

What's Good: Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence are always entertaining, immaculate sets, impressive special effects, interesting premise, has its entertaining moments. What's Bad: Film's approach is...

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December 05, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Entertainment Value 
 
3.0
Story/Writing 
 
3.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.0
Direction 
 
2.5
Production 
 
4.0
Interesting story-within-a-story almost works on the big screen.

What's Good: Great cast, director Tom Ford definitely shows off his eye for design, some interesting visual elements, atypical story line, engaging story-within-the story. What's Bad:...

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November 11, 2016 (Updated: November 11, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Entertainment Value 
 
5.0
Story/Writing 
 
4.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
5.0
Direction 
 
5.0
Production 
 
5.0
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This generations' Close Encounters.

What's Good: Smart story that works on many different levels, fittingly structured film enhances the drama and tension, excellent performance by Amy Adams, impeccably directed, immersive sounds and visuals, impressive...

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