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ParaNorman DVD Review (Kirk Haviland)

ParaNorman DVD Review (Kirk Haviland)

ParaNorman DVD Starring the voices of Cody Smit-McPhee, Tucker Albrizzi, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Leslie Mann, Jeff Garlin and John Goodman Written by Chris Butler Directed by Chris Butler and Sam Fell New this week on DVD and Blu-Ray from Alliance Films is the stop motion animated wonder, from the same studio that […]

The Raven DVD Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

The Raven DVD Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

The Raven (2012) Starring John Cusack, Luke Evans, Alice Eve, Brendan Gleeson, Pam Ferris and Kevin McNally Directed by James McTeigue James McTeigue’s The Raven has two interconnecting premises, the first of which is a fictionalized account of Edgar Allan Poe’s (played by John Cusack) still mysterious and controversial death. The real Poe, on his […]

Chained DVD Review (Kirk Haviland)

Chained DVD Review (Kirk Haviland)

Chained DVD Starring Vincent D’Onofrio, Julia Ormond, Eamon Farren, Gina Phillips, Evan Bird and Jake Weber Written by Damian O’Donnell and Jennifer Lynch Directed by Jennifer Lynch After her trials and tribulations in India directing the film Hisss, documented in the excellent feature documentary Despite the Gods, with her next effort Jennifer Lynch wanted to […]

Brawler DVD Review (Kirk Haviland)

Brawler DVD Review (Kirk Haviland)

Brawler DVD  Starring Nathan Grubbs, Marc Senter, Pell James and Michael Bowen Written by Chris Sivertson and Nathan Grubbs Directed by Chris Sivertson New on DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada, is an MMA inspired fight film that explores the seedy side of underground fight clubs, Brawler. Based on a true story, the familiar tale […]

Bait 3D DVD Review (Kirk Haviland)

Bait 3D DVD Review (Kirk Haviland)

Bait 3D DVD  Starring Xavier Samuel, Sharni Vinson, Alex Russell, Phoebe Tonkin and Julian McMahon Written by Russell Mulcahy and John Kim (with additional writing by Shayne Armstrong, Duncan Kennedy, Shane Krause and Justin Monjo). Directed by Kimble Rendall From the Gold Coast of Australia Anchor Bay Entertainment brings us Bait 3D on DVD and […]

Donovan’s Echo DVD Review (Kirk Haviland)

Donovan’s Echo DVD Review (Kirk Haviland)

Donovan’s Echo DVD Review Starring Danny Glover, Bruce Greenwood, Natasha Calis, and Sonja Bennett Written by Jim Cliffe and Melody Krieger Directed by Jim Cliffe Out this week, an exclusive release from Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada, is the Canadian production Donovan’s Echo. After a run on the festival circuit that included stops in Calgary and […]

UFC 146 DVD Review – Dos Santos vs. Mir: The All Heavyweight Card (Kirk Haviland)

UFC 146 DVD Review – Dos Santos vs. Mir: The All Heavyweight Card (Kirk Haviland)

UFC  146 DVD Review MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise Nevada May 26th 2012 Heading into UFC 146, the UFC was presented with one of its biggest scandals in recent years. The original headliner, Alistair Overeem, failed a drug test with severely inflated testosterone levels. Overeem, coming off his dominant victory over former champ Brock Lesnar, […]