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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Fresh on Blu-ray: ‘DEN OF THIEVES’ makes crime fun again

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

James Cole Clay// Film Critic DEN OF THIEVES Rated R, 140 minutes. Director: Christian Gudegast Cast: Gerard Butler, O' Shea Jackson Jr, Pablo Schrieber, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson DEN OF THIEVES has borrowed all the moving parts of a crime epic and appropriated them into a highly enjoyable piece of filmmaking that moves with electric action and captivating characters. However, writer-director Christian Gudegast (LONDON HAS FALLEN) never rises to the level of ...

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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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