Blu-ray Review: Better Off Dead (1985)

[easyazon_image asin=”B00511N76C” alt=”Better Off Dead (Blu-ray)” src=”” align=”right” width=”300″ height=”412″] Better Off Dead (1985) is a teen comedy written and directed by Savage Steve Holland. It stars John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, and Kim Darby in a film about a teenager who has to deal with his girlfriend dumping him, family crises, homicidal paper boys, and a rival skier. Classic ’80s cinema has made the all important technological leap to Blu-ray disc. Better Off Dead is … Read more

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Review

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 is a fitting swan song for a film and book series that has enchanted us for over a decade.  Some of the spells cast during the spectacle fizzle at points but are followed up brilliantly by truly magic moments.  There is no denying that the universe of Harry Potter is pictured with an extreme attention to detail – too much detail at times!  In fact as much … Read more

Movie Review: Limitless (2011)

[easyazon_image asin=”B0051MKNV8″ alt=”Limitless” src=”” align=”right” width=”300″ height=”412″]Limitless (2011) is a film based on a novel by [easyazon-link asin=”0312428871″]Alan Glynn[/easyazon-link], the screenplay adapted by Leslie Dixon, and the film directed by Neil Burger. It stars Bradley Cooper ([easyazon-link asin=”B002Q4VBPQ”]The Hangover[/easyazon-link]), Robert De Niro ([easyazon-link asin=”B000P0J09M”]GoodFellas[/easyazon-link]), and Abbie Cornish ([easyazon-link asin=”B004EPYZU8″]Sucker Punch[/easyazon-link]) in a film about a starving writer who discovers a top-secret drug which bestows him with superhuman abilities. How many of us want to know … Read more

Movie Review: Season of the Witch (2011)

[easyazon_image asin=”B004XFZ4JK” alt=”Season of the Witch” src=”” align=”right” width=”300″ height=”369″]Season of the Witch (2011) is an action/adventure/fantasy film directed by Dominic Sena, written by Bragi F. Schut and stars Academy Award Winner Nicholas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas), Ron Perlman (Hell Boy I & II film series), and Claire Foy (Going Postal, and The Promise TV Series) in a film about 14th-century knights transport a suspected witch to a monastery, where monks deduce her powers could be the … Read more

Movie Review: The Warrior’s Way (2010)

[easyazon_image asin=”B004XFZ3UU” alt=”Warrior’s Way” src=”” align=”right” width=”300″ height=”369″]The Warrior’s Way (2010) is an action action/fantasy/western written and directed by Sngmoo Lee and stars Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides), Kate Bosworth (Superman Returns), Danny Huston (Clash of the Titans), and Dong-gun Jang (The Promise, Tae Tuk Gi) in a film about a warrior-assassin–forced to hide in a small town in the American Badlands after refusing a mission. “OK, you settle … Read more