Archive for February, 2011

Napoleon & Love

Napoleon & Love

| February 28, 2011

Academy Award-nominee Ian Holm (The Lord of the Rings, The Fifth Element) plays Napoleon Bonaparte in this spectacularly scripted British period drama from writer Philip Mackie (Armchair Thriller: “The Limbo Connection”). This three-disc set from Acorn features all nine episodes of the series, which was seen here on A&E and PBS but originally aired in […]

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Moonstruck on Blu-ray

Moonstruck on Blu-ray

| February 28, 2011

John Patrick Shanley (Doubt) won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Moonstruck in 1987, and deservedly so. It is easily one of the best scripts crafted for a traditional romantic comedy in the past 60 years, with a wealth of richly developed characters extending all the way down to the most minor of […]

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The Bleeding

The Bleeding

| February 28, 2011

On March 1st, Anchor Bay Entertainment will be releasing the action/vampire shoot ’em up, The Bleeding. Shawn Black(Michael Matthias) plays an Afghanastan war veteran whose family was brutally murdered in front of him by a pack of crazy vampires. To top it all off, his brother and fellow combat veteran has disappeared and can’t be […]

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Warrior Queen

Warrior Queen

| February 25, 2011

On March 1, 2011, BFS Entertainment will release Warrior Queen, the filmed story of Boudica, queen of the Iceni tribe who led an uprising against the occupying forces of the Roman Empire. Boudica’s husband Prasutagus, ruler of the Iceni tribe who ruled as an independent ally of Rome, left his kingdom jointly to his daughters […]

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Jeff Roe Is Doing It His Own Way

Jeff Roe Is Doing It His Own Way

| February 25, 2011

Rare is I get the chance to chat with someone that has the passion and drive of Jeff Roe. Most people never get to. He runs like a freight train, seemingly unstoppable, with motivation and ambition at the helm. In these harsh economic times, and Hollywood’s stale brand of “new” ideas, Jeff and his little […]

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You Again (2010)

You Again (2010)

| February 24, 2011

You Again is a film that most people will be able to relate to. Starring Kristen Bell, Odette Yustman, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sigourney Weaver and Betty White, this is a story about rivalry, arch nemeses and grudges. Bell plays Marnie, a successful woman who falls apart upon learning that her older brother is marrying her […]

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Vampire Boys

Vampire Boys

| February 23, 2011

As the Gay Horror movement continues to gain steam, it would seem inevitable that it should collide head-on with vampires, the current supernatural pop culture phenomenon of the moment. Director Charlie Vaughn’s Vampire Boys is hitting at a good time, and it would seem like a no-brainer for a fun, sexy new take on every […]

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Hatchet 2

Hatchet 2

| February 23, 2011

Adam Green’s Hatchet came complete with an ad campaign touting the film as “Old School American Horror.” Placing the Old School in the early 80’s, Green’s likable, familiar slasher tribute grafted a strong comedic bent onto Friday the 13th Part 2 and won Green a lot of fans in the horror community. After four years […]

Dances With Wolves on BluRay

Dances With Wolves on BluRay

| February 22, 2011

On January 11th, MGM Home Entertainment released DANCES WITH WOLVES on Blu-ray for the first time ever. Hailed as a cinematic triumph, DANCES WITH WOLVES arrives January 11 for the first time on Blu-ray from MGM Home Entertainment. A stunning film that influenced audiences worldwide, the special 20th anniversary edition Blu-ray features an extended edition […]

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Luke and Lucy

Luke and Lucy

| February 22, 2011

While the source material isn’t so widely known as such other comic book titles as Superman, Batman, or Spider-Man, the European Suske en Wiske–which according to a release has sold more than 200 million copies throughout the world, though this author has never known of its existence previously–comes to DVD after having played to audiences […]

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