Scream Factory retools ‘CYBORG’ for collector’s edition

April 24th, 2018 | Blu-ray Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor CYBORG Rated R, 86 minutes. Director: Albert Pyun Cast: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Richter, Vincent Klyn, Alex Daniels and Dayle Haddon Available today on Blu-ray through shoutfactory.com This 1989 cyberpunk action movie is actually passable if you enter in the right frame of mind. It’s an absolute mess, don’t get me wrong. The acting is stiff, the direction is shoddy and it feels like an assemblage from the ...

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Retro rewind: ‘BASKET CASE’ and other eccentric horror movies from Arrow

April 16th, 2018 | Blu-ray Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor B-movies and the horror genre have inspired many filmmakers out there. Directors like Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez have actively said they draw a lot of their creativity from these kind of films. Thanks to restoration companies like Arrow Films, we can see some of these movies that were shot on used car budgets, but have all the ideas and passion in the world. BASKET CASE Rated R, 91 minutes. Director: Frank ...

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Fresh on Blu-ray: ‘FATHER FIGURES’ – a desperate and lame attempt at comedy

April 9th, 2018 | Blu-ray Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

James Cole Clay // Film Critic, FATHER FIGURES Rated R , 101 minutes Director: Lawrence Sher Cast: Owen Wilson, Ed Helms, Glenn Close, J.K. Simmons, Terry Bradshaw, Christopher Walken FATHER FIGURES has a major identity crisis. It's a movie that’s criminally unfunny and nauseatingly saccharin. Like a crummy comedian begging for laughs, this is the type of flick you're just hoping you’ll connect with. Directed by HANGOVER cinematographer Lawrence Sher and ...

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