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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 10, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Entertainment Value 
 
4.0
Story/Writing 
 
3.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.0
Direction 
 
4.5
Production 
 
4.5
Classic science fiction with a modern touch.

What’s Good: Michael Shannon puts on what should be an award-winning performance, the rest of the cast also does a great job, interesting story full of emotion, intelligent script, nostalgic...

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April 03, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Entertainment Value 
 
5.0
Story/Writing 
 
2.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.0
Direction 
 
4.0
Production 
 
4.0
Possibly the most insane action film ever made.

What's Good: Amazing stunts, non-stop action, first-person perspective is well utilized, Copley gives the film its charm, the film is never boring, and the direction makes the best use of...

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February 15, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.1
Entertainment Value 
 
4.0
Story/Writing 
 
2.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
2.5
Direction 
 
3.0
Production 
 
3.5
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Zoolander’s return is good for fans of the original, but that’s about it.

What’s Good: Makes good use of its frequent cameos, has its funny moments, entertaining premise, wacky production, fans of the original and of fashion in general will find something to...

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February 08, 2016
Overall rating 
 
3.9
Entertainment Value 
 
4.0
Story/Writing 
 
3.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.0
Direction 
 
4.0
Production 
 
4.5
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The Coen brothers’ call to stop taking Hollywood so seriously.

What’s Good: Witty dialogue, a wonderful star-studded cast, impressive performances, incredible attention to detail, good production value, many comedic moments, good direction, and an overall fun movie-watching experience. ...

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G.S. Perno
January 10, 2016
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Entertainment Value 
 
4.0
Story/Writing 
 
3.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
5.0
Direction 
 
5.0
Production 
 
4.5
Movies
Blood, violence, and dirt. Iñárritu knows how to make an impression.

What’s Good: Great performance by Leonardo DiCaprio, consistent and creative direction from Iñárritu, suitable supporting actor performances, impressive make-up and costumes, breathtaking cinematography, immersive sound design, memorable soundtrack, emotional plot,...

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January 01, 2016 (Updated: January 01, 2016)
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Entertainment Value 
 
3.0
Story/Writing 
 
2.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.0
Direction 
 
3.0
Production 
 
2.5
It's like being locked in a room with Tarantino for 3 hours.

What’s Good: Enjoyable performances by the all-star cast, typical Tarantino wit and humor, stylish costumes and makeup, great soundtrack, moments of action. What’s Bad: An hour...

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G.S. Perno
December 12, 2015
Overall rating 
 
2.5
Entertainment Value 
 
3.0
Story/Writing 
 
2.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
2.5
Direction 
 
3.0
Production 
 
2.0
A story you already know, told in a familiar way.

What's Good: Some entertaining action moments, a good performance from Brendan Gleeson, Chris Hemsworth is easy to cheer for, Ron Howard's focus on the details adds some interest, and a...

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November 28, 2015
Overall rating 
 
4.8
Entertainment Value 
 
4.0
Story/Writing 
 
5.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
5.0
Direction 
 
5.0
Production 
 
5.0
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Compelling in more ways than one.

What’s Good: Actors are at the top of their game, well thought out direction, great production values and attention to detail, an amazing and realistic script, editing that instills a...

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November 06, 2015
Overall rating 
 
2.8
Entertainment Value 
 
3.0
Story/Writing 
 
2.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
3.5
Direction 
 
4.0
Production 
 
1.5
Movies
Back to the drawing board for James Bond.

What's Good: Daniel Craig still makes for an interesting James Bond, the supporting cast fits the role, some interesting action moments, exciting opening sequence, proficient direction. ...

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October 18, 2015
Overall rating 
 
3.3
Entertainment Value 
 
4.0
Story/Writing 
 
2.5
Performance (Acting) 
 
3.0
Direction 
 
3.0
Production 
 
4.0
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Guillermo del Toro's filmography summed up in a single film.

What's Good: Great performance from Jessica Chastain, wonderful visuals, unique and interesting setting, impeccable costume and sound design, an intriguing blend of genres. What's Bad: Too-quick...

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