Blu-ray Review: MACHETE KILLS

Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino paid homage to the exploitation movies of their youth with the 2007 double feature Grindhouse. They had big plans to turn it into a franchise until the film died at the box office. Still, there was enough interest to spinoff Machete, a machete wielding badass who made his first appearance…

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of James Cameron’s sci-fi masterpiece ALIENS on Blu-ray & Digital HD Sept. 13

Celebrate three decades of pulse-pounding action and bone-chilling suspense with this Aliens 30th Anniversary Limited-Edition Set that features both the Theatrical and Special Edition versions of the film on Blu-ray, as well as audio commentary, deleted and extended scenes and more. This must-have set also includes collectible art cards, and a book featuring art from…

Movie Review: MACHETE

“If you’re gonna hire Machete to kill the bad guy; you better make damn sure the bad guy isn’t you!” Machete began life as one of the mock trailers for Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino’s ode to exploitation films, Grindhouse. The money shot of the trailer featured Danny Trejo flying through the air on a…

Movie Review: DARK SHADOWS

Johnny Depp and Tim Burton are almost synonymous with each other. Their partnership as actor and director have resulted in great films like Edward Scissorhands and Ed Wood. Recently, Depp and Burton’s efforts have been hit and miss. While I enjoyed Corpse Bride andSweeney Todd, their version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory left much…

Blu-ray Review: CORMAN’S WORLD

Roger Corman is a name synonymous with low budget B-movies. He was known as a prolific purveyor of schlock cinema and exploitation films. It would be easy to dismiss Corman’s contributions to the movie industry simply because his pictures would never be considered high art. Frankly, Hollywood could use more folks like Roger Corman and…