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Tag Archive for 'Drew Barrymore'

Firestarter – Collector’s Edition (Blu-ray Review)

Scream Factory first dipped their toes into the world of Stephen King last fall with its definitive release of the initial classic (And one of horror’s all-time best) Carrie.  Now, they are at it again with another of his telekinetic girls with the Drew Barrymore-led Firestarter.  Yes, its already on Blu-ray, but that lackluster release […]

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FIRESTARTER – Collector’s Edition Ignites From Scream Factory March 14th!

Based on the unforgettable best-seller by esteemed horror author Stephen King, Firestarter chronicles the extraordinary life of Charlene “Charlie” McGee. Eight-year-old Drew Barrymore stars as the child who has the amazing ability to start fires with just a glance. Can her psychic power and the love of her father save her from “The Shop,” the […]

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Waxwork / Waxwork II: Lost In Time – Collector’s Series (Blu-ray Review)

Last month saw the debut of Lionsgate’s Vestron Video Collector’s Series line.  Finally digging into those vaults of not just Vestron Video, but Artisan and other studio catalogs that Lionsgate had acquired over the years.  There are some major horror gems that have been getting sat on that people have been screaming for on Blu-ray. […]

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Blended (Blu-ray Review)

When it comes to the films of Adam Sandler, critics either have their negative review written before they see the film or just avoid the movie all-together.  Personally, I can’t say I’m a big fan, but I’m sort of indifferent.  Back in the 90s and early 2000s he made a good handful of movies I […]

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E.T. The Extra Terrestrial: 30th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg’s magical adventure, celebrates its 30th Anniversary with its first-ever release on Blu-ray.   E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial remains the fourth most successful movie of all-time in the United States.  Nominated for nine Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Writing and Best Screenplay, the film took home four statuettes for Best […]

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Confessions Of A Dangerous Mind (Blu-ray Review)

I remember first hearing about this film and the story that surrounds it.  The idea of having the host of The Gong Show turn out to actually have once been a contract killer for the government was such a radical idea and the fact that it could be true made it all the more intriguing.  […]

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Donnie Darko 10th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray Review)

It’s time for another edition of Donnie Darko for home media consumption.  There has been a previous couple DVD releases, followed by a Blu-ray release back in 2009.  Now we have the four-disc set, dubbed the “10th Anniversary Edition”, which features the same Blu-ray set, but also includes the original DVD, as well as a […]

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Scream (Blu-ray Review)

I have to admit; it’s been awhile since I last visited the Scream franchise.  Where do all the years go?  I often find myself asking that question more than I care to acknowledge.  But one thing’s for sure, no matter how many spoofs or rip-offs that have popped up in the horror genre over the […]

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Whip It Rolls Onto Blu-ray This January…

The press tagline reads…”Ditching the beauty pageant circuit, a rebellious teenager finds her own ‘tribe’ and uncovers an unshakable bond with her mother.”  And here I was hoping Whip It would be about girl-on-girl physical confrontations, bumping and tumbling in the world of roller derby games.  Despite my forecasts, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will […]

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‘Everybody’s Fine’ …a Cinematic Facade

Unlike the film’s trailer, I am not going to mislead you with the heading of this article.  Everybody’s Fine starring Robert De Niro, Drew Barrymore and Kate Beckinsale, comes out in theaters this Friday.  Thank goodness I am here to save your wallets so your ten-dollar bills do not commit suicide at the box office.  […]

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The Daily Blu…November 4, 2009

And now for another late night edition of The Daily Blu.  We have a few things to cover before I call it a night.  First up, Twentieth Century Fox has issued a January 26th Blu-ray release date for Drew Barrymore’s Whip It.  Second, Paramount Home Entertainment has declared the next 2 titles in their Blu-ray […]

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