James Garner Dead at 86

James Garner, whose rugged good looks and wry charm made him a star for almost seven decades, passed away last night at his Hollywood home. He was 86.

Film Review “Sex Tape”

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I haven’t laughed as hard as I did in “Sex Tape” in a long time

DVD Review “¡Released! The Human Rights Concerts 1986-1998″

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The impressive amount of footage and artist roster make this release a music lovers dream however it may be a bit cumbersome for just your average listener.

Film Review “The Purge: Anarchy”

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As pure testosterone fueled savagery that’s aesthetically pleasing to the eyes

Blu-ray Review “Radio Days (1987)”

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A must have if you are a fan of Woody Allen, no question

Blu-ray Review “Scanners (Criterion Collection)”

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This comes with a brand new, restored 2K digital film transfer, which was supervised by director David Cronenberg and includes an uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray

Blu-ray Review “I’ll Follow You Down”

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Great performances and a nice spin on the time travel genre, this film is entertaining throughout and packs a nice surprise

Remastered Elvis: That’s the Way It Is Set for Special Screening August 16 at Orpheum Theatre in Memphis during Elvis Week followed by a Limited Theatrical Engagement

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To celebrate Elvis Week, the historic Orpheum Theatre in downtown Memphis will host the world premiere of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s newly-remastered Elvis: That’s The Way It Is on August 16.

3D Blu-ray Review “Rio 2: Deluxe Edition”

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The sequel is a bit of a mess in terms of story but it is quite pretty to look

Blu-ray Review “Appleseed Alpha”

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If you are looking for a state-of-the-art action packed CG film, look no further.

Blu-ray Review “Noah”

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Make not be straight from the pages of the Bible, which is not a bad thing, but this is a very entertaining movie

Blu-ray Review “Sabotage”

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Low-key yet very gritty, gory, in-your-face and actually quite awesome

Blu-ray Review “Transcendence”

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Damn, this was a terrible movie

Film Review “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”

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Much darker than “Rise,” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” rises and falls on the large shoulders of Andy Serkis

Blu-ray Review “Make Your Move”

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I was yawning and rolling my eyes and not so much sitting on the edge of my chair by the time this ended

Blu-ray Review “Heaven is for Real”

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Greg Kinnear really gives a fantastic performance here, I got to give it up to him

Blu-ray Review “Under the Skin”

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Definitely not for everyone but I haven’t stopped thinking about this creepy little film

Kellan Lutz Stars in The New Animated Adventure “Tarzan” Available Digital HD Available July 15

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Experience The Legend When The Action-Packed Family Film Arrives On Blu-ray, DVD and Video On Demand August 5 From Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Jason Momoa talks about his latest film “Road to Paloma”

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“Conan The Barbarian”, “Game of Thrones”

Blu-ray Reviews: Mill Creek Entertainment – July 22nd Releases

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Mill Creek Entertainment is releasing six new titles to their Blu-ray catalog on July 22nd including “The Legend of Billie Jean” (1985), “Gridiron Gang” (2006), “Flatliners” (1990),”Anaconda” (1997), “Last Action Hero” (1993), and “Donnie Brasco” (1997)

Chazz Palmenteri talks about his one-man play of “A Bronx Tale”

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“The Usual Suspects”, “A Bronx Tale”, “Bullets Over Broadway”

DVD Review “The Twilight Zone: The Essential Episodes”

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These seventeen shows are a fine way to start your collection if you’re a “Twilight Zone” fan and a great way to discover one of the best shows ever put on television if you’re not.

DVD Review “The Raid 2″

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If you love action films and unbelievable fighting scenes and stunts…do not miss this film.

DVD Review “The Cat In The Hat Knows A Lot About That!: Let’s Go on an Adventure!

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There is plenty of fun to be had here and the title “Let’s Go on an Adventure!” definitely gets lived up to. I just hope my daughter doesn’t wear out this DVD before then.

Blu-ray Review “Cannibal Holocaust (1980)”

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Having seen this film 20 years ago and watching it today, it is still as absolutely unsettling as it was back then

Film Review “Tammy”

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While not as funny as I thought it could be, “Tammy” is still an entertaining way to help celebrate the 4th of July

Film Review “Earth to Echo”

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If it wasn’t for the fine acting by the child actors, this movie would have tripped at the start line and barely survived off the fumes of other inventive movies before it

Marvel’s Jacob Johnston talks about his short film “Kadence”

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Visual Development Coordinator at Marvel Studios

Film Review “Snowpiercer”

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By turns hilarious, repulsive and heart-wrenching, Snowpiercer is the action ride this summer needs anchored by a remarkable performance from Chris Evans.

DVD Review “The Cat In The Hat Knows A Lot About That!: Ocean Commotion”

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This show will not only entertain and educate kids, but also parents as well.

Film Review “Transformers: Age of Extinction”

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Far from perfect, too long but it is a still a great popcorn flick and will take the crown for summer box office

The Cross-Country “Rio 2″ Summer Party Tour Stops in 8 Major Markets Bringing Soccer Fever, Games, Samba Lessons, and Fun for the Whole Family!

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RIO 2 is on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD July 15

Film Review “Obvious Child”

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Sadly, the film did the impossible: it became successful in making David Cross unfunny

DVD Review “Witches of East End: The Complete First Season”

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This show is smart, sexy and very fun to watch

Blu-ray Review “Dragon Ball Z: Season Five”

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Season Five includes episodes 140-165 of the classic anime series, uncut and presented in remastered high definition for the first time ever!

“Bloody Birthday”, “Bloody Moon” and “The Baby” to debut on Blu-Ray From Severin Films 7/8/14

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Three classic horror titles will get the HD treatment for the first time. Fans are encouraged to follow the Severin Facebook page, where fans will have the opportunity to win original 1982 Bloody Moon video posters.

Movie Mike to Host 35mm Screening of “Jaws”

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Long time readers of MediaMikes.com know that the Mike’s love the movie “Jaws.” So when an opportunity came up in Kansas City to host a 35mm presentation of the Steven Spielberg classic, the people at the Alamo Drafthouse knew where to turn.

Last Day to Get 1 Week Free of Full Moon Streaming!

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This week is the premiere of Episode 4 of Trophy Heads exclusively on FullMoonStreaming, which means anyone can watch episode 1, 2, 3, 4 with our limited free trial. And this episode is one of the best! With cameos by classic alumni Stuart Gordon, Robin Sydney, Jessica Morris, Amy Paffrath, Jean Louise O’Sullivan, and starring […]

Blu-ray Review “Helix: Season One”

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Takes a little while to get started but once it does …watch out!

DVD Review “The Boondocks: The Complete Fourth Season (Uncut & Uncensored)”

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The show was based on Aaron McGruder’s comic strip, which I always skipped over and never connected with the show either.

Blu-ray Review “Ginger Snaps: Collector’s Edition”

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If you never happened to catch this film, now is the time to do it for sure and horror hounds, this is a must purchase.

Blu-ray Review “Jodorowsky’s Dune”

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One of the best documentaries that I have seen in the last few years. A must watch!

Blu-ray Review “Lake Placid: Collector’s Edition”

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It is crazy to think that this film is already 15 years old but that is the case but the film is still as good as it was the first time I saw it.

Blu-ray Review “Wolf Creek 2″

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Actors: Gerard Kennedy, John Jarratt, Ryan Corr, Philippe Klaus Rated: Unrated Studio: Image Entertainment Release Date: June 24, 2014 Run Time: 106 minutes Film: 2.5 out of 5 stars Extras: 2 out of 5 stars Maybe I am getting old but torture films really don’t do it for me anymore. “Wolf Creek” was a 2005 […]

Blu-ray Review “Afflicted”

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I liked it enough and it was pretty clever but I just feel like I am getting a bit tired of the whole found-footage genre

Blu-ray Review “Black Dynamite: Season One”

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I was excited about this show being a fan of the movie but it gets old very fast. By episode three, the fad of this being funny is long gone.

Blu-ray Review “Rigor Mortis”

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Actors: Anthony Chan, Richard Ng, Chin Siu-Ho, Kara Wai, Nina Paw Directors: Juno Mak Rated: Unrated Studio: Well Go USA Release Date: July 8, 2014 Run Time: 105 minutes Film: 3 out of 5 stars Extras: 1/2 out of 5 stars I love J-horror or Japanese horror films…or at least I think I do. The […]

“Mr. Peabody and Sherman” Arrives on Blu-ray on October 14th

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MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN arrives on Digital HD on September 23 and on Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray™ and DVD on October 14

Joseph Russo talks about playing Joe Pesci in Clint Eastwood’s “Jersey Boys”

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Joe Pesci in Clint Eastwood’s “Jersey Boys”

Film Review “The Rover”

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Best described by these words: bleak, gritty, dirty, sweaty, fly-covered, raw and terrific.

Film Review “Jersey Boys”

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A behind-the-scenes story of epic proportions

Lou Volpe talks about working with Clint Eastwood on “Jersey Boys”

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Anthony Castelluccio in Clint Eastwood’s “Jersey Boys”

Film Review “Think Like a Man Too”

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If you saw “Think Like a Man” and loved it, I can’t stop you from seeing this sequel, but to those who haven’t seen it, stay home

Digital Film Review “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5″

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Not so much of a movie as it is a special feature

Blu-ray Review “Star Trek: The Next Generation, Season 6″

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The sixth season of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” is easily one of my favorites

Kelly Kilgore talks about her new film “Blood Widow”

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Star of “Blood Widow”

Blu-ray Review “Ranma ½ Set 2″

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The outstanding video and audio on this Blu-ray will make this worth it alone for any anime fan.

Blu-ray Review “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

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If you are a Wes Anderson film, you will not be let down!

DVD Review “Masters of Sex: Season One”

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The show perfectly cast the amazing Michael Sheen (“TRON Legacy”) as Dr. William H. Masters and Lizzy Caplan (“True Blood”) as Dr. Virginia E. Johnson.

Blu-ray Review “Brazil With Michael Palin”

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This is a 2012 documentary miniseries hosted by the the Monty Python member is making its debut on Blu-ray for the first time in the U.S.

Blu-ray Review “The Beatles: A Hard Day’s Night (Criterion Collection)”

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I can sum this Blu-ray up in one word…SPECTACULAR

Blu-ray Review “The Mechanic (1972)”

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If you love Bronson, this release is a no-brainer

DVD Review “Transformers Animated: The Complete Series”

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I love the animation style but the feel of the show didn’t land well with me

Blu-ray Review “Joy Ride 3: Road Kill”

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“Joy Ride 3: Road Kill” is action-packed, entertains and is worth checking out if you enjoy this character and the series

Blu-ray Review “House of Cards: The Complete Second Season”

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I dare you to watch one episode of this series and see if you don’t end up binging on it for the rest of the night

Blu-ray Review “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey”

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Calling all science nerds, tech nerds…”Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” has something for everyone.

Blu-ray Review “300: Rise of an Empire”

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After watching this I was left just saying “Wow, that was crazy”. Highly recommend

Blu-ray Review “Winter’s Tale”

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It is far from perfect but I found something magical about it that drew me in and kept me entertained

Blu-ray Review “Tosh.0: Collas Plus Exposed Arms”

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If you love the show and looking for a few great laughs then I would definitely recommend “Tosh.0: Collas & Exposed Arms”

Blu-ray Review “Almost Human”

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“Almost Human” suffers from a terrible cast and no budget.

Film Review “How to Train Your Dragon 2″

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Viewers are definitely going to be swept away in every battle sequence and get lost in the flying sequences that are nothing short of incredible.

Film Review “22 Jump Street”

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Full of inside jokes and fantastic performances, “22 Jump Street” is everything you want in a sequel and more

Blu-ray Review “Doctor Who: An Adventure in Space and Time”

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As a huge “Doctor Who” fan, I encourage everyone to see this if you are a fan of the series.

Blu-ray Review “Attack on Titan: Limited Edition – Part 1″

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Currently one of my favorite anime series out right now

Blu-ray Review “Joe”

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This film got no attention in theaters, which is a shame since it deserves it. I highly recommend it!

3D Blu-ray Review “The LEGO Movie: Everything is Awesome Edition”

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Actors: Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) Studio: Warner Home Video Release Date: June 17, 2014 Run Time: 100 minutes Film: 4 out of 5 stars Extras: 4 out of 5 stars Who does love playing with LEGO sets? I am […]

Blu-ray Review “Tim’s Vermeer”

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If you got 88 minutes to spare, “Tim’s Vermeer” is a very compelling film that will leave you very satisfied.

DVD Review “Kung Fu: The Legend Continues – The Complete First Season”

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If you are a hardcore fan, you may dig it otherwise it would have been better off getting lost in the wild west.

Blu-ray Review “Longmire: The Complete First and Second Seasons”

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If you dig this show, saddle up since this Blu-ray debut will definitely rope you in.

“Gone With the Wind” 75th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition Arrives September 30

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Limited & Numbered, With New Collectible Packaging, New Memorabilia and New Special Features Nationwide Celebrations Scheduled

John Schneider talks about his new horror/comedy “Smothered”

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“The Dukes of Hazzard”, “Smallville”

Film Review “The Fault in Our Stars”

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“The Fault in Our Stars” hits the right chords perfectly with this topic

Film Review “Edge of Tomorrow”

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One of the best action films that I have ever seen. Yes, it is honestly that good.

Sony Pictures Entertainment Celebrates “Ghostbusters” Milestone Anniversary with Theatrical Re-release and All-New Special Edition Blu-ray Anniversary Editions

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Theatrical Re-release Hits Theaters August 29; Blu-ray Anniversary Editions of “Ghostbusters” and “Ghostbusters II” Available September 16

Film Review “John Schneider’s Smothered”

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The film is well paced, with the mood changing repeatedly….from slapstick silly to downright scary….without missing a beat

Kevin Kliesch talks about composing the score for Disney Junior’s “Sofia the First”

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Orchestrator of “Frozen” and Tangled”

Blu-ray Review “The Ringer”

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Will never be able to have ice ever again or talk about scratching a CD without thinking of “The Ringer”.

Blu-ray Review “The Birdcage”

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This is a great film but it is a not a fabulous debut on Blu-ray

DVD Review “Strawberry Shortcake: Fun Under The Sun”

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The animation is great. It is very colorful, fun and also educational

Blu-ray Review “13 Sins”

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What the film also has is a sharp cast including Mark Webber (“Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”), Rutina Wesley (HBO’s “True Blood”) and Ron Perlman (“Hellboy”)

“The Sopranos: The Complete Series” Blu-ray with Digital HD arrives on November 4th

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THE SOPRANOS®: THE COMPLETE SERIES BLU-RAY WITH DIGITAL HD Collectible Box Set Featuring All Six Seasons of the Groundbreaking Series Available for the First Time on Blu-ray with Digital HD, November 4, 2014. Just in Time for Holiday Gift Giving Complete Series Blu-ray Set is Packed with More Than Five Hours of Bonus Content, Including a Never-Before-Seen […]

“Rio 2″ Flies Home on 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray & DVD July 15

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Get More Music, More Fun and More Laughs When the Hilarious Comedy Adventure Flies Home on 3D Blu-ray™, Blu-ray™ & DVD July 15 The Blu-ray™ Comes with More Than an Hour of Special Features Including 15 Exclusive Levels of ANGRY BIRDS RIO and Two Bonus Songs! LOS ANGELES, Calif. (June 3rd, 2014) – Get ready […]

Film Review “The Hornet’s Nest”

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The emotional clutches of “The Hornet’s Nest” doesn’t come from any on-screen violence, but more from the heart wrenching moments

“Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery” comes to Blu-ray July 29th

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DAVID LYNCH AND MARK FROST’S GROUNDBREAKING CULT PHENOMENON ARRIVES ON BLU-RAY™ WITH THE LONG-AWAITED DEBUT OF NEARLY 90 MINUTES OF DELETED/ALTERNATE SCENES FROM TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME For The First Time Ever, Acclaimed Television Series And Feature Film Arrive In One Complete Box Set With Upgraded Picture, Newly Produced And Archival Special Features …All […]

Blu-ray Review “Son of God”

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In case you are not aware “Son of God” contains re-edited scenes from ten-hour miniseries “The Bible”, which aired in March 2013 on the History Channel. There are some new scenes in this movie, but the majority has already been show on TV

Blu-ray Review “Robocop (2014)”

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I literally haven’t hated a film as much as I did this film in a LONG time

Blu-ray Review “The Nutty Professor: 50th Anniversary – Ultimate Collector’s Edition”

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This film is still a laugh riot and to celebrate that date Warner Bros is releasing this film in a brand-new 50th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition

Full Moon wants to cut off your head with their latest contest for their new series “Trophy Heads”

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Calling all horror fans! Full Moon’s new series, Trophy Heads, shot this year, is getting ready to premiere on June 6th on http://fullmoonstreaming.com

Jason Baldwin talks about being one of the The West Memphis Three and film “The Devil’s Knot”

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One of The West Memphis Three, Producer of “Devil’s Knot”

Film Review “Maleficent”

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THIS is how you update a classic tale