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Devil’s Revenge Blu-ray Review

Occult Schlock With William Shatner William Shatner knows cheesy filmmaking, almost reveling in it over his long Hollywood career. The former Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise …

Find Me Guilty Blu-ray Review

Loyalty on Trial Vin Diesel plays mobster Jackie DiNorscio in Find Me Guilty. It’s a true story. New York prosecutors sought to take down the mob, DiNorscio defended himself, …

My Samurai Blu-ray Review

Not My Samurai My Samurai uses a running gag in which Deborah (Lynne Hart) disparages Taekwondo. “It’s too violent,” she says to instructor Young Park (Julian Lee). To defend …

Shortcut to Happiness Blu-ray Review

Devilish Shortcut Shortcut to Happiness’ inoffensive, simple morals don’t need explicitly revealed. Adam Baldwin stars as a struggling writer seeking success and fame, gets both after selling his soul …

Winter Passing Blu-ray Review

More Like Depression Staying The New York of 2005 is a perfect setting for this dry indie from the new millennium. New York looks mournful and tired. So do …

Resurrecting the Champ Blu-ray Review

About 60% Erik Kernan (Josh Hartnett) works in an active Denver newsroom. He’s a sportswriter, dressed casually, if white collar. Then there’s Champ (Samuel L Jackson), homeless, covered only …

The Illusionist (MVD) Blu-ray Review

The Other Prestige The title Illusionist gives away the eventual twist. How and why hold until various plot developments need them. Illusionist toys with its audience, with Edward Norton …

Beer League (MVD) Blu-ray Review

Balls and Booze Seeing Beer League release listed as 2006 is a surprise – it’s every bit the raunchy, sexist, homophobic, racist, drug-fueled lark spewed out in the ‘80s …

Nemesis 2: Nebula Blu-ray Review

Albert Pyun’s Predator Rip-Off After hitting sci-fi cult success with Nemesis, director Albert Pyun returned with Nemesis 2: Nebula in 1995, a movie practically unrelated to the first movie. …