Upcoming in the next few months are a very good selection of movies on video. Genre’s include romance, children’s/family animation, horror, drama, comedy and action films on DVD/Blu-ray/VOD/Digital HD and 4K. The releases are of titles that were in theaters and TV series, VOD as well as direct to video. The most notable are Once Upon a Time in Venice, Alien: Covenant, Guardians of the Galaxy 2, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. For pre-schoolers there’s Thomas The Train, PJ Masks adn Peppa Pig. We will be updating the column so please frequent our Video Release page. The films may also be available on VOD or just Digital HD so check with your favorite download site or look for the download information inside the video release box.
We will be reviewing select titles so check back to get opinions from our writing staff. You might also discover a gem that you didn’t know existed or a hilarious comedy to brighten your day. Whether you’re on the lookout for horror, action-adventure, drama, comedy, thriller, romance, crime, foreign, children’s or lifestyles— the list below has a lot to offer. Read more
Best known for her role as Reva Connors in the Marvel Netflix series Jessica Jones, Parisa Fitz-Henley has appeared in several films and television programs, including The Jane Austen Book Club, House of Cards, Blue Bloods and Grey’s Anatomy. In Midnight Texas, Parisa is Fiji, a powerful witch who joins a close-knit family of vampires, psychics and assassins in a small town offering safe haven to anyone who is “different.” In this one-on-one interview, Parisa reveals what drew her to the series and insights about her character, Fiji. Read more
Even if you are a big fan of Stephen King the writer who gave us many horror novels that were made into movies like Cujo, Christine, It, Carrie, Children of the Corn and many others, The Dark Tower may not be for you. This action adventure aims for the science fiction base that follows films like Cloud Atlas, John Carter, Guardians of the Galaxy and the recent Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Read more
Looking to develop a new skill or find a new passion? Take inspiration from your favorite celebrities and their intriguing hidden talents. Did you know that Little Jackie singer Imani Coppola is also a talented artist? You may also be surprised to learn that Iron Maiden’s front man Bruce Dickinson holds a pilot’s license and the Big Bang Theory actress Mayim Bialik is also a neuroscientist. Here, we take a look at some of the many different skills and hidden talents of some of your favorite celebrities. Read more
Turning the tables on a kidnapper can be a tough proposition even for the most experienced FBI men, but as the film Kidnap shows, do not underestimate a woman obsessed. It’s one of the most terrifying films this year and Halle Barry makes the movie work from the moment you see her on screen until the brutal finale. Wow! Read more
It’s October 30, 1938 and a classroom is filled with kids in the small town of Lullaby, New Jersey. “Tomorrow is Halloween, do you know what that means?” says Peg (Anna Camp) to her class of youngsters. Class “Candy”! Peg replies “It means for one night you let go of your inhibitions and become someone completely different”. Little did the small town of Lullaby know that their lives would change forever due to an Orson Wells radio broadcast. It’s courage and chaos in Brave New Jersey. Read more
Known for Burning Love, Being Human and Two and a Half Men, actress/producer Deanna Russo has amassed an extensive body of work. In The Ice Cream Truck, Russo is Mary, a mother of two, housesitting her new home, awaiting her husband and two children. In returning to her hometown, Mary discovers an off-kilter mix of overly nosy neighbors, overly sexed teens and an ice cream man overly dedicated to serving scoops of blood with his Rum Raisin. In this one-on-one interview, Russo reveals the challenges she faced in making Mary such a believably complex character. Read more
A fictional recall of the incident in Phoenix Arizona whereby a sighting of a UFO turned the city upside-down with fear on March 13, 1997 has been targeted for yet another movie. Now on DVD, Phoenix Forgotten is a pretentious tale of three lost teens who went hunting for the interplanetary vessel that may have caused the incident. Although it would have been a startling revelation, but much like The Blair Witch Project and other fictional films like 10 Cloverfield Lane, it’s just another folk tale. Read more
A pulse quickening space epic, The Expanse has delivered multi-layered characters, political intrigue, and held true to its science-based roots. Season 3 is expected to open things up, revealing a bigger universe. Read more
Imitating Cloverfield’s found-footage wiggle-and-zoom filmmaking, The Phoenix Incident dovetails a mass UFO sighting above the night skies of Phoenix with the unexplained disappearance of four ATV bikers. Read more
When Van Helsing season 2, returns for its 13-episode run in the fall, there will be more meat suits to chop up, more characters to root for and even a bit of romance.
The series stars Kelly Overton as vamp descendant Vanessa Van Helsing, Jonathan Scarfe as Axel, Christopher Heyerdahl as Sam, Paul Johansson as Dimitri, David Cubbit as John, and Vincent Gale as Flesh. Read more
In the world of espionage, secrets, and double agents comes an action hero that out does them all. During the fall of the Berlin Wall in November of 1989, there were other secrets unfolding. What really happened the nights prior to the Walls demise? Based on the graphic novel, called “The Coldest Day” this story tells you about the dangers of being a secret agent. Read more
J. M. (Joseph) Lee is a novelist, writing mentor, illustrator, and graphic designer with a background in linguistics and film. As a writer, he finds the most rewarding stories in the fusion genre, from nostalgic historical fantasies to gritty sci-fi westerns. Read more
Renewed for a second season after solid ratings, Stan Against Evil follows Stan Miller (John C. McGinley), a disgruntled former sheriff of a small New England town who was forced into retirement and now faces all manner of demons. Read more