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Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory

A new Kingdom Hearts game is out! Square Enix has released the new rhythmic action game Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory that turns the nostalgia up to 11. How does it compare to other games in the series, though? This is our official review for Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory.

Steven Universe: The Complete Collection

Fans of Steven Universe will soon have access to the complete series, movie and all, in just over a week, in the form of Steven Universe: The Complete Collection. I recently got the chance to check out this massive box set to see if it is worth checking out and I'm here to let you know why you should absolutely add this set to your collection when it comes out.

Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate Lives on through Next-Gen | REVIEW

I have been a fan of the Mortal Kombat franchise for a long time. This game means so much to me and has always brought back great bloody memories from my childhood. So many times, my brothers and I would sit in our room, hours on end, and play Mortal Kombat 3 on the Super Nintendo. There was nothing better than taking turns trying to beat Shao Kaun, or even taking turns battling each other. This game has always had a close place to my heart and over the years it has become the best fighting game on the market. Now that we have made our jump to the next generation of consoles, what does Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate have to offer us that the previously released version didn't? Let's dive in and find out…

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Makes Great Leaps to Next Gen |...

As the seventeenth installment in the Call of Duty Franchise, Black Ops Cold War has a lot to live up to after the launch of the massive success that was Call of Duty: ModernWarfare (2019). Modern Warfare was by far one of the best COD titles to launch in the series, especially after the launch of its Battle Royale add-on, MW: Warzone. Although it had some very big shoes to fill, Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War launched promising to be one of the best COD titles in recent years. I have spent a lot of time with the game and I can say, I think it might just be my favorite Call of Duty yet...Let dive in and find out why!
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May 09, 2015
Overall rating 
 
3.6
The Movie 
 
3.0
Picture Quality 
 
4.0
Audio Quality 
 
4.0
Special Features 
 
3.5
Home Entertainment
Carrie / The Rage: Carrie 2

I freely admit that Scream Factory’s Carrie / The Rage: Carrie 2 Double Feature Blu-ray would’ve been a lot more thrilling if it included Brian De Palma’s 1976 film instead...

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Eric Shirey
April 30, 2015
Overall rating 
 
4.0
The Movie 
 
4.0
Picture Quality 
 
4.0
Audio Quality 
 
4.0
Special Features 
 
4.0
Escape from New York Collector's Edition

Escape from New York is rated R for violence and gore, profanity, smoking, nudity, and frightening and intense sequences. A girl is seen topless in a rather darkly lit sequence...

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Eric Shirey
April 29, 2015
Overall rating 
 
3.9
The Movie 
 
3.5
Picture Quality 
 
4.0
Audio Quality 
 
4.0
Special Features 
 
4.0
Home Entertainment
Ghoulies / Ghoulies II

Scream Factory’s Ghoulies / Ghoulies II Double Feature Blu-ray is a great reminder of what movie magic was like before CGI took over. Just like the Gremlins films that launched...

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Eric Shirey
April 27, 2015
Overall rating 
 
3.8
The Movie 
 
3.5
Picture Quality 
 
4.0
Audio Quality 
 
4.0
Special Features 
 
3.5
Home Entertainment
Invaders from Mars

Invaders from Mars will fit nicely in your Blu-ray collection between The Goonies and The Monster Squad. It has all the elements of the coming-of age films of the 1980s...

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Eric Shirey
April 20, 2015
Overall rating 
 
4.0
The Movie 
 
4.0
Picture Quality 
 
4.0
Audio Quality 
 
4.0
Special Features 
 
4.0
Home Entertainment
From a Whisper to a Scream

From a Whisper to a Scream fits perfectly somewhere between other portmanteau films made in the 1980s like Tales from the Darkside and Creepshow and 1960s classics such as Tales...

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Eric Shirey
April 20, 2015
Overall rating 
 
3.1
The Movie 
 
4.0
Picture Quality 
 
4.0
Audio Quality 
 
4.0
Special Features 
 
0.5
Star Trek: The Original Series – Captain Kirk’s Boldest Missions

Star Trek: The Original Series – Captain Kirk’s Boldest Missions reminds all of us what sort of take-charge man our leader can be. He’s as vulnerable as the next guy,...

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Eric Shirey
April 14, 2015
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Entertainment Value 
 
4.0
Story/Writing 
 
4.0
Performance (Acting) 
 
4.0
Direction 
 
4.0
Production 
 
4.0
Red on Yella, Kill a Fella

Red on Yella, Kill a Fella is an entirely new and unique hybrid in the world of cinema. Although movies like Wesley Snipes’ Gallowwalkers and DC Comics’ Jonah Hex have...

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Eric Shirey
April 13, 2015
Overall rating 
 
3.1
The Movie 
 
4.0
Picture Quality 
 
4.0
Audio Quality 
 
4.0
Special Features 
 
0.5
Home Entertainment
Our Mother’s House

Our Mother’s House is another fine example of a classic film somehow being overlooked by cinema enthusiasts. It’s a brilliant family drama blended with just the right amount of effective...

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Eric Shirey
April 13, 2015 (Updated: April 13, 2015)
Overall rating 
 
3.0
The Movie 
 
4.0
Picture Quality 
 
3.5
Audio Quality 
 
3.0
Special Features 
 
1.5
Home Entertainment
Horror 4-in-1 Collection

The Horror 4-in-1 Collection is perfect for a long night of thrills and action entertainment. There’s something for everyone whether they like creature features, aliens, stalkers, or slashing killers. The...

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Eric Shirey
April 08, 2015
Overall rating 
 
4.1
The Movie 
 
4.5
Picture Quality 
 
4.0
Audio Quality 
 
4.0
Special Features 
 
4.0
Home Entertainment
The Babadook

The Babadook truly is an exercise in psychological horror that must be seen. It takes your worst fears and darkest thoughts and parades them onscreen in front of you to...

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