CD Review: Audiotopsy “Natural Causes”

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There is just enough newness in the sound and style of “Natural Causes” to not only peak older fans interest but also draw in new listeners as well.

Film Review “No Escape”

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Brutally violent, “No Escape” keeps you on the edge of your seat

Film Review “We Are Your Friends”

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The ups and downs, like the music our main characters plays, are tolerable or repulsive, depending on your age.

Blu-ray Review “The Vampire Diaries: The Complete Sixth Season”

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This season is a big one for the show those since it is the final season with Nina Dobrev

Blu-ray Review “The Originals: The Complete Second Season”

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I am not sure if I plan to continue watching “The Originals”, this season didn’t really win me over

Film Review “Hitman: Agent 47”

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For being an alleged action movie, “Hitman: Agent 47” is about as entertaining as watching someone who’s watching someone play a videogame

Blu-ray Review “Once Upon a Time: The Complete Fourth Season”

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“Once Upon a Time” is a show that has been better with each season

Film Review “Alleluia! The Devil’s Carnival”

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A devilishly fun ride! A must for any genre fan!

Film Review “Straight Outta Compton”

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An outstanding achievement, putting it on my short list of the year’s best films.

Film Review “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.”

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A straight-forward action film that owes its look to James Bond

Blu-ray Review “Adventure Time: The Complete Fifth Season”

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“Adventure Time” continues to be one of my favorite shows on Cartoon Network.

Digital HD Review “Veep: Season 4”

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This show has been developed so well over its run and in it’s fourth season it is the best that it has been to date.

Blu-ray Review “Hot Pursuit”

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Even running less than 90 minutes, this film is painful to watch

Blu-ray Review “True Story”

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Props to both Franco and Hill for taking the drama route. They definitely nail it.

Blu-ray Review “The Divergent Series: Insurgent”

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Even though the film is not great, the Blu-ray is very impressive

Blu-ray Review “Walt Disney Animation Studios Shorts Collection”

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I can easily watch this shorts over and over.

DVD Review “Descendants”

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My daughter has not stopped singing “Evil Like Me” since watching it. Highly recommended for Disney families.

Film Review “Fantastic Four”

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“Fantastic Four” is mercilessly thick with exposition without giving the viewer a reward for their investment into the plot

Film Review “The Gift”

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Full of great scares and even greater performances

Keith Miller talks about new film “Five Star”

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Director of “Welcome to Pine Hill” and “Five Star

DVD Review “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.: The Complete First Season”

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This is a great way to get introduced or refreshed on the series that inspired the upcoming movie.

DVD Review “Lake Placid vs. Anaconda”

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They are definitely cheesy and nothing special but all in all they are fun

Film Review “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation”

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For every moment you think “Mission: Impossible” is going to let up, it pushes harder on the throttle without giving you a moment to breathe.

Blu-ray Review “Scooby-Doo! And KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery”

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Features six classic KISS songs and most importantly an all new original song from the band just for this film.

Blu-ray Review “Justice League: Gods and Monsters”

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“Justice League: Gods and Monsters” features a super cool alternate universe where Superman is the son of Zod. Batman is actually Man-Bat and Wonder Woman is the, God of War, Princess Bekka.

Film Review “Vacation”

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This summer, give your new vacation a look if you’re really looking forward to it

Film Review “Pixels”

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The effects are well done, but sometimes they overwhelm the on-screen action

Film Review “Southpaw”

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“Southpaw” is an enjoyable break from the explosions and CGI of the summer

Digital HD Review “Silicon Valley: Season 2”

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Season 2 didn’t just improve on the first it trumped it

Blu-ray Review: “What We Do in the Shadows”

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A vampire comedy that works on every level and a welcome return to the sensibilities that I loved so much in “Flight of the Conchords”.

DVD Review “Sesame Street: Count on Elmo”

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“Count on Elmo” is a great learning tool to aid kids in their process of getting to know their numbers.

Film Review “Trainwreck”

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A hit and miss comedy that at times hits and at others misses badly

Film Review “Ant-Man”

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“Ant-Man” is enjoyable, fun, exciting, and filled with humor

“Back to the Future” 30th Anniversary Trilogy Traveling to Blu-ray™ and DVD on October 20, 2015

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Traveling to Blu-ray™ and DVD on October 20, 2015 along with Back to the Future: The Complete Animated Series & Back to the Future: The Complete Adventures

Blu-ray Review “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2”

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“Paul Blart: Mall Cop” was a decent film at best but it is film that never warranted a sequel.

Ryan Reynolds talks about his latest film “Self/Less”

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The Deadpool star talks about Tarsem Singh’s new brain-swapping Sci-fi thriller co-starring Ben Kingsley and Matthew Goode.

Film Review “Minions”

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“Minions” is fan-service and playful entertainment, plain and simple

DVD Review “Awaken”

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There’s a lot that “Awaken” does wrong, that’s very obvious from the first half of the movie, but this disjointed hodgepodge has a campy charm.

David Keith talks about his latest film “Awaken”

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“The Rose”, “An Officer and a Gentleman”, “Firestarter”, “Heartbreak Hotel”, “Major League II”

Film Review “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl”

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“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” beautifully blends a coming-of-age story and the tricky subject of youthful enmity.

Blu-ray Review “Deli Man”

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There is more to like in the doc than just the matzo ball soup.

Terry Dale Parks talks about roles in “Terminator Genisys” and “Maze Runner: The Scorch”

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“Terminator Genisys” and “Maze Runner: The Scorch”

Film Review “Terminator Genisys”

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An amazing twist on an old story, “Terminator Genisys” is a film bursting with action and surprises

Blu-ray Review “A MusiCares Tribute to Carole King”

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“A MusiCares Tribute to Carole King” is the film presentation of those performances which in include appearance by LeAnn Rimes, Gloria Estefan, James Taylor and Lady Gaga just to name a few

Blu-ray Review “The Decline of Western Civilization Collection”

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Fans of both music and gritty documentaries will certainly want to check out this release

From a writer and producer of “Sushi Girl” comes “The Unwanted”, Now Crowdfunding!

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Inspired by gripping true events, “The Unwanted” is a frightening supernatural thriller that examines a haunted hotel years after a horrifying incident occurred.

Film Review “Ted 2”

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As funny as the first film, though a little slow towards the end, “Ted 2” is everything you were probably expecting and more.

DVD Review “Debug”

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Doesn’t deliver anything new to the genre, so this one falls into the file and forget category for me.

Film Review “The Connection”

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A first rate thriller, “The Connection” excels because co-writer and director Jimenez has chosen to show both main characters in their entirety

Blu-ray Review “Time Lapse”

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“Time Lapse” is a really neat sci-fi horror thriller with a cool time travel angle twisted in

Film Review “Inside Out”

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Like most PIXAR/Disney films, “Inside Out” is technically brilliant

Blu-ray Review “The Cat Returns”

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The film featured a fantastic US voice cast including Anne Hathaway, Cary Elwes, Tim Curry, and Elliott Gould.

Blu-ray Review “Spirited Away”

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“Spirited Away” is one of my all-time favorite films

Blu-ray Review “Unfinished Business”

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This should have been called “Unfunny Business” since there wasn’t a single joke in the entire film that I even cracked a smile for

Blu-ray Review “Kingsman: The Secret Service”

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One of the best surprises I have seen so far this year, don’t miss it.

Dean Cain talks about new film “Vendetta” and “Supergirl” TV series

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“Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman”

Michael Madsen talks about “The Hateful Eight” and the possibility of a “Vega Brothers” movie

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Star of Reservoir Dogs, Thelma & Louise, Species, Kill Bill, Sin City

Film Review “Jurassic World”

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“Jurassic World” far exceeds expectations with a fun cast and exciting story.

Blu-ray/CD Review “Melissa Etheridge: A Little Bit of Me: Live In L.A.”

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With Etheridge’s last live release clocking in at over 2 hrs. and packed with bonus footage there was certainly something’s left to be desired.

Exclusive Deleted Scene from Vince Vaughn’s “Unfinished Business”, Blu-ray Available June 16th

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Unfinished Business arrives on Digital HD on May 29 and DVD/Blu-ray on June 16.

Film Review “Spy”

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A true comedy adventure, “Spy” is Melissa McCarthy at her best.

Blu-ray Review “Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Series”

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“Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Series” is bringing this show to Blu-ray with all previously released extras and also an exclusive disc packed with additional never-before-seen content.

Blu-ray Review “The Wire: The Complete Series”

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Easily ranks as one of the best original drama series produced by HBO

Film Review “Entourage”

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“Entourage” is a difficult movie to love, but an easy movie to hate

Blu-ray Review “Let Us Prey”

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The movie has a cool kinda mysterious feel to it right from the beginning but never shows its full potential.

DVD Review “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Minnie’s Pet Salon”

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“Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” has always been one of my favorite shows to watch with my daughter ever since she was born

Film Review “San Andreas”

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Does manage to entertain when it really, really wants to, but it fades into forgotten passages of the disaster movie history books.

3D Blu-ray Review “Jupiter Ascending 3D”

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Maybe a little too ambitious but still a really cool looking flick and entertaining flick

Blu-ray Review “Focus”

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Will Smith really hasn’t delivered box office gold recently after “Men in Black 3” and “After Earth”, unfortunately “Focus” isn’t the winner that we were all hoping for either.

DVD Review “Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Best in Show”

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My daughter is in love with this show and rocks out totally to this series’ opening song

Film Review “Tomorrowland”

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One of the drawbacks to the film is the length. Director Bird seems so intent on dazzling the audience that he seems to have lost his watch.

Film Review “American Rescue Squad”

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If you don’t have a rod up your butt, you should be able to chuckle every once and a while

Kodi Smit-McPhee and John Maclean Have An In-depth Talk About ‘Slow West’

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An exclusive discussion with the director and the star of the upcoming X-men Apocalypse about Slow West, now in theaters.

Film Review “Pitch Perfect 2”

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Get ready folks, the Bellas are back! And they’re just as ACA-funny as they were the first time

Film Review “Mad Max: Fury Road”

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“Fury Road” is a hot, violent, fever dream in the dunes of despair

Luke Hemsworth talks about “Infini” and new HBO series “Westworld”

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“Kill Me Three Times”, upcoming HBO series “Westworld”

Olivia Wilde and Reed Morano discuss the film “Meadowland”

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Actor and director (respectively) discuss film at Tribeca Film Festival

Film Review “Radio America”

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Written by first time director Showerman, “Radio America” is a film that tells the familiar message of doing what you want because you WANT to, not because you have too

Film Review “Hot Pursuit”

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A hilarious mixture of “The Defiant Ones” and “Midnight Run”

Digital HD Review “The Pyramid”

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The ending was actually not expected but also at the same time a little over-the-top

Lake Bell chats about “Man Up” along with director Ben Palmer and writer Tess Morris at Tribeca Film Festival

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Lake Bell and the minds behind the hilarious new romcom on the red carpet.

Director John Maclean and Stars Kodi Smit-McPhee and Ben Mendelsohn talk about “Slow West”

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Interviews from the red carpet Tribeca premiere of Maclean’s western

DVD Review “Sonic Highways”

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From start to finish “Sonic Highways” is everything I want from a documentary of this type

Blu-ray Review “The Marine 4: Moving Target”

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Who knew that this would turn into a four film franchise that is actually not that bad

MovieMike Writes “Jaws” Retrospective for Horrhound Magazine

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If you’re a fan of this site then you know that the Mike’s are huge “Jaws” fans. Horrorhound magazine knew this and they asked our own MovieMike to write a “Jaws” retrospective article for their 40th Anniversary Cover story.

Film Review “Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron”

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“Age of Ultron” is more of everything, an often wow-inducing spectacle that leaves our heroes on intriguing and unstable grounds.

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Red Carpet Interviews

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Red Carpet coverage and interviews from New York City’s Tribeca Film Festival

Terry Gilliam discusses Monty Python at Tribeca Film Festival

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Iconic British comedy group reunited to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”

Director Jeppe Rønde and star Hannah Murray talk about “Bridgend” at Tribeca Film Festival

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Jeppe Rønde, director of “Bridgend” and Hannah Murray star of “Game of Thrones” (Gilly)

Martin McCann, Olwen Fouere and Mia Goth talk about “The Survivalist” at Tribeca Film Festival

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Stars of “The Survivalist” talk about their post-apocalypse drama

RiffTrax Live! discuss “The Room” on the Tribeca Red Carpet

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The voices behind “Mystery Science Theater 3000” riff on “The Room”

Film Review “The Water Diviner”

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“The Water Diviner” is a first rate classic that’s sure to be remembered come Oscar time.

Film Review “Little Boy”

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“Little Boy” has its heart in the right place, but it goes about showing it’s tenderness in the wrong way

Tribeca Film Festival Review “Misery Loves Comedy”

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Star-studded but tedious documentary that lacks the depth suggested by its thesis.

Film Review “Age of Summerhood”

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A cross between “Meatballs” and “Stand by Me,” “Age of Summerhood” makes great use of its outdoor locations to show kids as they are rarely portrayed on screen: as kids.

Film Review “The Walking Deceased”

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If this movie somehow winds up in your hands. Burn it.

Blu-ray Review “Inherent Vice”

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It is rare that I literally turn a film off mid-way through but that was the case here.

Blu-ray Review “The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death”

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“The Woman in Black” wasn’t a film that I was screaming for a sequel

DVD Review “Bad Asses on the Bayou”

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This guys may be older but like the title suggests, they can still are bad ass.

DVD Review “My Little Pony Tales: The Complete Classic TV Series”

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The quality of the episodes honestly aren’t spectacular. Like the Complete Collection of the original 1980’s “My Little Pony” series, released from Shout! last year, it is really subpar