Archive for February, 2012

NEWS….FEMALE FORCE: CHER……THE THREE MUSKETEERS…WAR HORSE…CONTRABAND AND MORE….

NEWS….FEMALE FORCE: CHER……THE THREE MUSKETEERS…WAR HORSE…CONTRABAND AND MORE….

| February 29, 2012

FEMALE FORCE: CHER The latest biography comic offering from Bluewater Productions, Female Force: Cher, has sold out in one day after its release from its distributors. This extends its record to 12-biography comic book titles sold out in the past six months. Stores that ordered the comic book might have it in stock. According to […]

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Arakawa 2: Under the Bridge x Bridge

Arakawa 2: Under the Bridge x Bridge

| February 29, 2012

Now available in a Premium Edition Blu-ray/DVD combo box set from NIS America. Arakawa 2: Under the Bridge x Bridge is a wonderfully entertaining, beautiful, quirky follow up to the first season. By now we know most of the characters pretty well, although this season does not only introduce a few new characters but also […]

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From The Sky Down

From The Sky Down

| February 29, 2012

U2 are set to release the documentary From The Sky Down on DVD, Blu-Ray and video download on January 24th, 2012 with bonus performances and interviews. The film documents the making of the band’s landmark 1991 album Achtung Baby. Early in 2011, the band returned to Hansa Studio in Berlin to discuss the making of […]

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J. Edgar

J. Edgar

| February 29, 2012

Director Clint Eastwood’s biopic J. Edgar tells the life story of political powerhouse J. Edgar Hoover, the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). As a would-be Citizen Kane-type biopic, the film attempts to relate all of the key moments in Hoover’s life and career. Whether too ambitious or not ambitious enough, the […]

Ranchero

Ranchero

| February 28, 2012

They say that the grass is always greener on the other side. That’s what Jesse Torres (Roger Gutierrez) thinks. There are consequences to growing up in a small town. It gets very lonely. After the death of his parents, Jesse leaves the little ranch in north California that he grew up on in pursuit of […]

Rabies

Rabies

| February 28, 2012

It is always a pleasure to find new horror films coming from unexpected places, and Rabies certainly qualifies. It is being marketed in the States as the first Israeli horror film, and I have no reason to argue otherwise. Rabies begins as a film in the grand tradition of “people lost in the woods with […]

El Monstro Del Mar!

El Monstro Del Mar!

| February 28, 2012

While the grindhouse nostalgia train keeps rollin’, Australian filmmaker Stuart Simpson has gone back further in time for his inspiration, to the exploitation and creature features of the 1950s and 1960s. El Monstro Del Mar! comes on like a hybrid of Russ Meyer and Roger Corman, and its opening minutes are so convincing that it’s […]

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Beneath the Darkness

Beneath the Darkness

| February 27, 2012

Most of the frights in the 2011 film Beneath the Darkness come from Dennis Quaid’s intensely violent character Ely. As the local embalmer who seems to kill people when he’s in a bad mood, Quaid provides a serious level of creepiness that never quite frightened me but instead, left me with a rather uneasy feeling. […]

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French Fields: Complete Collection

French Fields: Complete Collection

| February 27, 2012

French Fields: Complete Collection is the sequel to Fresh Fields, where the Fields’ couple has hilarious circumstances heaped upon them. However, they always manage to pull together and take care of business. The British situation comedy Fresh Fields originally aired on England`s ITV network from 1984 through 1986. Written by John T. Chapman and produced […]

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I Melt With You

I Melt With You

| February 27, 2012

It’s become a fairly familiar formula. 4 middle-aged friends, who have been separated by circumstance living their four very different lives, but still manage to get together once in a while to catch up and reclaim their youth. Throw in a river of booze, a few beautiful young girls, and a metric ton of drugs […]

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