Blu-ray review: “The Mothman Prophecies” (2002)

“The Mothman Prophecies” (2002) Horror/Drama Running Time: 119 minutes Written by: Richard Hatem based on The Mothman Prophecies by John Keel Directed by: Mark Pellington Featuring: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Will Patton, Debra Messing, Lucinda Jenney and Alan Bates John Klein: “I think we can assume that these entities are more advanced than us. Why don't they just come right out and tell us what's on their minds?” Alexander …

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Blu-ray review: “Five” (1951)

“Five” (1951) Sci-Fi/Horror Running time: 91 minutes Written and Directed by: Arch Oboler Featuring: William Phipps, Susan Douglas Rubeš, James Anderson, Charles Lampkin and Earl Lee Michael: “He's dead, they're all dead! We live in a dead world! And I'm glad it's dead... cheap, honky-tonk of a world.” Released recently on Blu-ray for the very first time anywhere is …

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “The Hunt” (2020)

“The Hunt” (2020) Thriller/Action Running time: 90 minutes Written and by: Nick Cuse and Damon Lindelof Directd by: Craig Zobel Featuring:  Betty Gilpin, Ike Barinholtz, Amy Madigan, Emma Roberts, Ethan Suplee and Hilary Swank Staten Island: “Alright, listen to me. They grabbed us from all over, and they brought us here to kill us, and they’re still trying to kill us. And …

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Ready or Not” (2019)

“Ready or Not” (2019) Horror Running time: 95 minutes Written by: Guy Busick & R. Christopher Murphy Directed by: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin & Tyler Gillett Featuring: Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, Mark O'Brien, Henry Czerny and Andie MacDowell Police Officer: “Jesus christ, what happened to you?” Grace: “In-laws.” Released this week on DVD/Blu-ray is the latest success story from the genre that keeps on giving in the …

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Trailer: “Antebellum”

Trailer: “Antebellum” Lionsgate has released the official teaser trailer for directors Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz’s horror thriller “Antebellum” opening April 24th 2020. https://videopress.com/v/qGSrl9DI?preloadContent=metadata The story follows a successful author (Janelle Monae) who finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it’s too late. Kiersey Clemons, Gabourey Sidibe, Jena …

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Trailer: “Fantasy Island” (2020)

Trailer: “Fantasy Island” (2020) Blumhouse Productions and Sony Pictures have premiered the first trailers for “Fantasy Island,” a supernatural horror film adaptation of the classic ABC series of the same name. https://videopress.com/v/EDsTt7KJ?preloadContent=metadata In the film the Enigmatic Mr. Roarke (Michael Pena) makes the secret dreams of his lucky guests come true at a luxurious but …

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Trailer: “The Invisible Man” (2020)

Universal Pictures has released first trailer for Leigh Whannell’s “The Invisible Man,” a new contemporary take on H.G. Wells’ story for Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions. https://videopress.com/v/YX6dxwV4?preloadContent=metadata The film stars Elisabeth Moss as Cecilia Kass, a woman trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy and brilliant scientist (Oliver Jackson-Cohen). She escapes in the …

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Crawl” (2019)

“Crawl” (2019) Thriller Running time: 87 minutes Written by: Michael Rasmussen and Shawn Rasmussen Directed by: Alexandre Aja Featuring: Kaya Scodelario and Barry Pepper Dave: “We can defeat these pea-brained lizard shits.” One of the better and more surprising thriller/horror movies has been released on Blu-ray/DVD in the form of the underrated movie “Crawl” (2019) which is one of …

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Trailer: “Antlers” (2020)

Trailer: “Antlers” (2020) Fox Searchlight Pictures has debuted a new trailer for the Guillermo del Toro-produced horror tale “Antlers” which also hails from acclaimed “Out of the Furnace,” “Crazy Heart” and “Black Mass” director Scott Cooper. https://videopress.com/v/rD9GXNuI?preloadContent=metadata The story follows a small-town Oregon teacher (Keri Russell) and her brother (Jesse Plemons), the local sheriff, who …

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4K Blu-ray review: “Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn” (1987)

“Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn” (1987) Horror Running time: 84 minutes Written by: Sam Raimi and Scott Spiegel Directed by: Sam Raimi Featuring: Bruce Campbell Annie: [Looking at a picture in the Necronomicon of Ash himself] “In 1300 AD they called this man the uh, 'hero from the sky'. He was prophesied to have destroyed the evil.” …

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Movie review: “IT – Chapter Two” (2019)

“IT – Chapter Two” (2019) Horror Running time: 169 minutes Written by: Gary Dauberman Directed by: Andy Muschietti Featuring: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, Andy Bean, Jaeden Martell, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff and Bill Skarsgård  With all the doom and gloom over the past ten years regarding the lack of audiences attending cinemas there …

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Trailer: “Little Monsters” (2019)

Trailer: “Little Monsters” (2019) Altitude Films have released the red-band trailer for rising Australian filmmaker Abe Forsythe’s new zombie comedy feature “Little Monsters” starring Lupita Nyong’o (“Us”) and Josh Gad (“Beauty and the Beast”). https://videopress.com/v/1RAGGwiJ?preloadContent=metadata The story follows a washed-up musician (Alexander England) who teams up with a plucky teacher (N’yongo) and a kids show …

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4K Blu-ray review: “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” (2019)

"Godzilla: King of the Monsters" (2019) Action 130 Minutes Written by: Michael Dougherty and Zach Shields Directed by: Michael Dougherty Featuring: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Sally Hawkins, Charles Dance, Thomas Middleditch, Aisha Hinds, O'Shea Jackson Jr., David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe and Zhang Ziyi Senator Williams: “So you'd want to make Godzilla our pet.” [laughter] Dr. Ishiro Serizawa: “No. We would be his.” …

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Trailer: “Doctor Sleep” (2019)

Trailer: “Doctor Sleep” (2019) Warner Bros. Pictures has now released the full trailer for “Doctor Sleep,” the upcoming sequel to “The Shining” and once again based on the novel by Stephen King. https://videopress.com/v/s8C5wTTD?preloadContent=metadata A now grown-up Danny Torrance (Ewan McGregor) carries the trauma of the Overlook Hotel into adulthood and has become a reflection of …

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4K Blu-ray review: “Brightburn” (2019)

"Brightburn" (2019) Action Running Time: 118 minutes Written by: Mark Gunn and Brian Gunn Directed by: David Yarovesky Featuring: Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn, Matt Jones and Meredith Hagner Brandon Breyer: “Mom, who am I?” Mrs. Breyer: “You are a gift. I know it's been difficult for you lately, that you feel different from other kids. You are …

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Trailer: “Antlers” (2020)

Trailer: "Antlers" (2020) What do you get when you mix genre maestro Guillermo del Toro as producer with acclaimed “Out of the Furnace,” “Crazy Heart” and “Black Mass” director Scott Cooper? You get one hell of an atmospheric looking horror tale in “Antlers”. https://videopress.com/v/hTOvOp2M?preloadContent=metadata The story follows a small-town Oregon teacher (Keri Russell) and her …

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“IT CHAPTER TWO” (2019) – Come Home Featurette

Evil resurfaces in Derry as director Andy Muschietti reunites the Losers Club in a return to where it all began with “IT Chapter Two,” the conclusion to the highest-grossing horror film of all time.  https://videopress.com/v/WqL6c66y it_chapter_two_exclusive_featurette_come_home_2019_movieclips_coming_soon_b8vQ8FHD8wM_1080p Twenty-seven years after the Losers Club defeated Pennywise, he has returned to terrorize the town of Derry once more. …

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Blu-ray/DVD review: “Happy Death Day 2U” (2019)

“Happy Death Day 2U” (2019) Sci-Fi/Horror Running time: 100 minutes Written & Directed by: Christopher Landon Featuring: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Phi Vu, Suraj Sharma, Sarah Yarkin, Ruby Modine and Steve Zissis Tree Gelbman:[to Ryan] “Now you're stuck in this day. Congrats. Oh, and by the way? You're going to die. Again... and again... and again.” Ryan Phan:[cringes] “Carter, tell your …

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Trailer: “Zombieland: Double Tap” (2019)

Trailer: “Zombieland: Double Tap” (2019) Sony Pictures has premiered the first trailer for the long-awaited “Zombieland” sequel “Zombieland: Double Tap”. https://videopress.com/v/Xe7K9Cdg zombieland_double_tap_official_trailer_hd_keKm2JnEb-Y_1080p Director Ruben Fleischer (“Venom”) and writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick (“Deadpool”) are all returning for the project, as are stars Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone and Abigail Breslin. The original followed …

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Trailer: “IT: Chapter 2” (2019)

Trailer: “IT: Chapter 2” (2019) Evil resurfaces in Derry as director Andy Muschietti reunites the Losers Club – back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film – in a return to where it all began. https://videopress.com/v/Ykb96mYG Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone and …

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