Archive for December, 2013

Die, Monster, Die! (Blu-ray)

Rent It Reviewed by Glenn Erickson The early and middle 1960s were the real boom years for American-International Pictures, when their "Beach Party" movie series was pulling down high rentals and Vincent Price horror pictures were being reviewed as prestige productions. A.I.P. opened a Television division and made their European co-productions official by establishing a […]

More Than Honey (Blu-ray)

Recommended Please Note: The stills used here are taken from promotional materials and other sources, not the Blu-ray edition under review. The Movie: Bees - industrious friend to nature, or stinging annoyance? Markus Imhoof's 2012 documentary More Than Honey presents the humble bee as far more valuable than anyone realized. With powerful imagery and sobering […]

'Despicable Me 2' tops DVD and Blu-ray sales chart for a second week

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 31 (UPI) — The animated sequel "Despicable Me 2" is the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray in the United States for a second week, Rentrak reported.
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Jayne Mansfield's Car (Blu-ray)

Rent It THE MOVIE: Please Note: The stills used here are taken from promotional materials and other sources, not the Blu-ray edition under review. When I worked at an indie video store some time ago, a customer once told me, "The more famous people in a movie you've never heard of, the less chance it […]

Is The DVD Box Set Dead? Yes … And No.

Glenn McDonald looks at some current box sets that might scratch an itch, particularly if you've got some gift cash burning a hole in your pocket.
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Beast Of Hollow Mountain / The Neanderthal Man (Blu-ray)

Recommended Reviewed by Glenn Erickson Under its proprietary branded line Scream Factory, the busy Shout! Factory Company continues to release neglected titles from the MGM library, which contains a large number of fantasy, horror and sci-fi pictures from Orion, A.I.P. and United Artists. This Double Feature Blu-ray / DVD combo disc pairs two UA pix […]

Museum Hours (Blu-ray)

Recommended Johann (Bobby Sommer) is a security guard in the Kunsthistorisches Art Museum in Vienna. Once a rock-and-roll tour manager, Johann has started to look for peace and quiet in his old age, and the museum provides everything he could want: an opportunity for serenity, an opportunity to observe the artwork, and an opportunity to […]

Old School (Unrated and Out of Control!) [Blu-ray]

Old School (Unrated and Out of Control!) [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)By Luke Wilson
Buy new: $22.5026 used and new from $5.95 Customer Rating: Customer tags: blu-ray(16), will ferrell blu-ray(7), will ferrell(5), frat pack […]