Author: Jonathan Combs

The ‘Burbs (Shout Select) – Blu-Ray Review

Shout Select has done it again.  They have handpicked another film from my childhood.  This time the subject matter covers what is possibly the most frightening thing an adult homeowner faces….boredom.  The ‘Burbs may...

Harper – Blu-Ray Review

There is not much that tops the kind of cool Paul Newman exudes.  Whether he is teaching Tom Cruise a thing or two (The Color of Money), partnering up with Robert Redford (The Sting),...

The Lure (Criterion) – Blu-Ray Review

It started with the name. Something inviting, something bringing me closer and closer to the film before I have ever even watched it.  It continued with a free trial of FilmStruck (which I was...

Scarecrow – Blu-Ray Review

What is it about young Al Pacino that is so mesmerizing to watch?  Something about how effortless he makes it all look, perhaps? Ultimately he, however odd he is now, is one absolutely legendary...

Waiting For Guffman – Blu-Ray Review

Waiting For Guffman, a film of unbridled originality and hilarity, seems to find itself in the shadows and goes unnoticed in a world of fart-jokes, Family Guy, and Will Ferrell movies.  There is something...

Doc Hollywood – Blu-Ray Review

As I sit down to watch Doc Hollywood, a film that I had heard the name of several times but had never actually seen, my expectations are, well, extremely low.  What I know is...

Battle Cry – Blu-Ray Review

Battle Cry is not a movie I would pick off the shelf.  On the surface, it appears to a fifties war movie which as a whole is not something I am generally interested in....

The Green Slime – Blu-Ray Review

With a winning tagline like,” You ooze…You Lose” I really couldn’t see a way that I wouldn’t enjoy this film.  Looking at this case one could assume this a classic sixties film with state...

The Hidden -Blu-Ray Review

The Hidden sounds like a total nineties win. If you factor in everything the film is bringing to the table it’s hard for it to fail.  We have a totally implausible plot line with...

The Dark Tower -Blu-Ray Review

With millions of copies sold and an extremely dedicated fan base, The Dark Tower was highly anticipated, to say the least.  The film would be based loosely on the series and would have high...