It would be difficult to find an American adult who hasn’t heard of Playboy. Since the magazine was first printed in the 1950s, Hugh Hefner’s infamous publication has become an American cultural staple and a generalized symbol for a young… Read More ›
“Fist of the Condor” Blu-ray Giveaway
He’s gone head-to-head with Mr. Wick, played motorball with Alita, the Battle Angel, and taken on the one and only Machete. Martial artist, stuntman, and actor Marko Zaror has a solid catalog and only added to it with his latest… Read More ›
“Warm Water Under a Red Bridge” is a hidden treasure no more.
Shoni Imamura’s final film, Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001) has finally come to Blu-ray. The last work of this Japanese New-Wave master, Warm Water Under a Red Bridge finds office worker Yosuke Sasano, played by Koji Yakusho (Cure,… Read More ›
Open Dialogue with “FUBAR” actor Simon Phillips.
In this edition of Meet Me at the Movies: Open Dialogue, Thomas Manning speaks with actor Simon Phillips as he discusses his experience on the new Netflix series FUBAR, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Monica Barbaro. Phillips also looks back at memorable… Read More ›
Dig deeper into the horror of “V/H/S 99” thanks to the special features included on the home release.
I generally try to keep politics and state of affairs out of my reviews because the review should focus on the sole product itself and not how the industry around it is changing and effecting the content or the distribution… Read More ›
Horror comedy “Cocaine Bear” now available to own at home.
Universal decided to take a swing for the fences and make some relatively low budget horror movies. With movies such as The Black Phone (2021), Violent Night (2022), M3GAN (2022), Knock at the Cabin (2023), and now Cocaine Bear, all… Read More ›
Welcome home the undisputed Heavyweight Boxing Champion as “Creed III” releases on home video.
Michael B. Jordan has been working as an actor since he was very young with his first credited project being a 1999 episode of The Sopranos. It makes a certain amount of sense that he might make the leap from… Read More ›
Open Dialogue with “Fist of the Condor” actor Marko Zaror.
In this edition of Meet Me at the Movies: Open Dialogue, Thomas Manning sits down with actor and martial artist Marko Zaror to discuss his latest project, Fist of the Condor. Zaror talks about his creative relationship with director Ernesto… Read More ›
Sun’s out and the beer is cold: must be time for “Buddy Games 2: Spring Awakening.”
We should all be so lucky as to work with our friends. It makes the hard days easier and the light days more fun. Doesn’t matter what the gig is, doing it with people that you trust just improves the… Read More ›
“Giving Birth to a Butterfly” brings surreal performance to the front of house.
“Gah, everyone’s in their own fucking cage” – Owen Cambell as Andrew. There’s a fine line between a bad performance and a surreal one, and Giving Birth to a Butterfly runs that tightrope effortlessly. Wearing its Lynchian influences on its… Read More ›
It may be wise to find another group of “Righteous Thieves” for your next heist.
There’s something about a good confidence film. They’re not always A-List-led romps like Ocean’s Eleven (2001) or explorations of morality like Rififi (1955). Sometimes, they’re a mixture of both, keeping the audience on their toes the entire time like Confidence… Read More ›
“Assassin Club” forgets to turn the safety off.
Wabbit season, duck season, James Bond casting season. In 2004, Daniel Craig proved he could sex it up and shoot it up in Matthew Vaughn’s Layer Cake (2004), leading to his 14-year run as James Bond. In 2023, the assassin… Read More ›
Crime dramedy “One Day as a Lion” roars its way to home video.
Crime stories get a lot of play in storytelling. Could be as classic as Othello or as modern as The Legend of Jack and Diane (2023); stories in which someone either gets in too deep, trusts the wrong person, or… Read More ›
Documentary “Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie” captures the perpetual-motion life of the actor through multi-media.
Biography pictures come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes they take a more chronological approach (Malcolm X), sometimes they’re more focused on a specific moment in time (Chevalier), and, for others, it’s more interpretive (Rocketman). This doesn’t just apply to… Read More ›
Open Dialogue with “The Legend of Jack and Diane” director/co-writer Bruce Bellocchi.
In this edition of Meet Me at the Movies: Open Dialogue, Thomas Manning chats with writer, director, producer, and editor Bruce Bellocchi about his directorial debut The Legend of Jack and Diane. Bellocchi speaks about the evolution of his decades-long… Read More ›
“Scream VI” Digital Code Giveaway
For the first time in the Scream series, Ghostface left Woodsboro, an almost symbolic gesture as the filmmaking team Radio Silence fully took their reins of the now-legendary franchise in order to make it their own. EoM senior critic Hunter Heilman… Read More ›
Open Dialogue with “Florida Man” actors Edgar Ramírez and Abbey Lee.
In this edition of Meet Me at the Movies: Open Dialogue, Thomas Manning sits down with Edgar Ramírez and Abbey Lee to discuss the new Netflix limited series Florida Man. They discuss their previous personal experiences with the state of… Read More ›
Donnie Yen’s “Śakra” delivers the martial arts wuxia action you want.
In Buddhism, the word Śakra refers to a specific individual, a ruler of the Trāyastriṃśa Heaven who analyzes issues of morality with Buddha. Considering the depiction of the character Qiao Feng (Donnie Yen) in the Yen and Kam Ka Wai-directed… Read More ›
“Scare Package 2: Rad Chad’s Revenge” brings plenty to the table in its physical HV release.
There is something special about anthology movies that often get overlooked. They’re essentially a curated collection of shorts that, when brought together, tell an overarching story. Several movies have done this before, like the V/H/S franchise, The ABCs of Death,… Read More ›
2021’s “Cube” lands on the pile of unnecessary remakes.
There was a viral tweet going around recently of a meme account getting roasted for implying that high school in 2002 was “so chill,” leading millennials of that age to share their horror stories of attending high school in a… Read More ›