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REVENGE FOR JOLLY (DVD Review)

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REVENGE FOR JOLLY available on DVD May 7th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

There’s an old saying:  Never assume – you only make an ass out of u and me.  Clever. But sometimes we have no choice but to make certain assumptions or else forever be baffled.  For example,  I have to make certain assumptions about Chadd Harbold’s “Revenge for Jolly!”, coming to DVD May 7th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.   I assume Mr. Harbold is either currently a film student or one who recently graduated.  I also assume he comes from a wealthy family or knows people with money.  Finally, I have to assume that the film’s star is full of himself and quite possibly the guy giving Harbold the money to make this movie.  But all assumptions aside, the fact is: there ain’t nothing jolly about “Jolly!” Read more

OBLIVION (Film Review)

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OBLIVION in theaters now!

Some people love Tom Cruise.  Others… not so much.  I fall into the first camp, thinking that pretty much anything the guy touches will be (at least) entertaining.  My guess is that studio heads may fall into the second camp, or think the majority of people do, anyway.  How else could you explain “Oblivion”, the big-budget, sci-fi Summer blockbuster that was released in mid-April?  Helmed by “Tron: Legacy” director Joseph Kosinsky, the picture has a sleek, futuristic visual style that would’ve wowed Steve Jobs and has the biggest movie star in the world fighting space aliens.  What happened?  Why isn’t Cruise’s Jack Harper going toe-to-toe with the likes of Tony Stark, Dominic Toretto and Jay Gatsby?  Maybe because  ”Oblivion” isn’t the movie you think it is. Read more

NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN contest winners!

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Congratulations to the winners of our NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN giveaway!

Our “Not Suitable For Children” giveaway contest has come to a close.  Three lucky winners walk away with their very own DVD of the film courtesy of Well Go USA.

Could one of them be you?

 

 

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NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN (DVD Review)

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NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN availble on DVD 4/16 from Well Go USA

This past weekend was my baby nephew’s first birthday.  He lives quite a distance from me, so I’ve really only seen him three times in his 12 months of life and it’s pretty amazing how fast it goes.  When he was 4 months old, he just sort of sat there like a baby Jabba the Hut.  At 8 months, he could move his arms, albeit a bit clunky-like.  At 1 year, he can scoot around like a little race car on all fours, has a few teeth and can SCREAM like nobody’s business.  When he’s in a good mood, he’s an angel.  When he’s Mr. Grumps, I feel like scheduling a vasectomy, as I don’t think I could ever handle being a parent.  So it was fitting that I brought along “Not Suitable For Children” (available 4/16 from Well Go USA) to watch while I was there.  Because if a title describes you to a T, you’re bound to relate to the material.

And that can’t be half bad.  Right? Read more

We LUV our DVD winners!

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Congratulations to the winners of LUV on DVD courtesy of The Indomina Group!

The “LUV” contest is now closed. Congratulations to the winners of our DVD giveaway!

 

 

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See what’s NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN!!!

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Win your very own NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN DVD on 4/16!!!

Ryan Kwanten (“True Blood”) stars in “Not Suitable For Children”, coming to DVD and Blu-Ray on 4/16.  This is a romantic dramedy with a twist: it’s the guy whose biological clock is ticking!  But time’s not just flying for Ryan, it is for you too.  Send an email with your name and address to us here with the subject line “Not Suitable” for your chance to win a free “NSFC” DVD courtesy of Well Go USA.  Three lucky readers will be chosen at random on Tuesday, 4/16/13 at 12:00 PDT!  As always, this contest is only open to residents of the US and more than one entry will get you disqualified.  Good luck!

THE FOUR (Blu-Ray Review)

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THE FOUR available 4/9 on DVD and Blu-Ray from Well Go USA

Asian cinema has had its influences on Western film, especially in recent years with many American horror pictures being remade from Far East offerings.  There’s something we’re fascinated with in the cultures and customs from that part of the world; it’s exciting and mystical, maybe even dangerous.  ”The Karate Kid” and “Gremlins” use this Eastern mysticism to cure Daniel-San’s busted leg and to create an army of reptilian hooligans and not once do we question it.  So imagine my surprise when I was watching “The Four” (available 4/9 on DVD and Blu-Ray from Well Go USA) and an army of the undead is raised using unquestioned Western mysticism in the form of voodoo! It made me giggle with delight as I felt like maybe, just maybe aspects of my culture are mysterious, too. I mean, I’m not surprised that America has made its mark overseas, but as if coming from a great fusion restaurant, this dish of Eastern martial-arts fantasy and Western comic book mythology is simply delectable.
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THE FOUR Blu-Ray winners announced!

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Congratulations to our winners!

The contest is closed and we’re pleased to announce the lucky winners!

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Come and get your LUV!

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Come and get your LUV!! CJD is giving away 3 DVDs!

Cinema Judgement Day has “LUV” to give… 3 DVDs worth to be exact.  You won’t be able to rent this star-packed indie from Redbox until 4/9, so why not get a free disc courtesy of CJD and Indomina Releasing? All you have to do is send us an email with “LUV” as the subject and your name and address in the body. Simple. The contest is open to US residents only and will run until 12:00 PDT, Tuesday 4/9/13.  Only one entry per person. Good luck!

RIP Roger Ebert

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RIP Roger Ebert (1942-2013)

Cinema Judgement Day fondly remembers Roger Ebert who passed away today at age 70. Ebert, who could influence an audience with a single thumb, was the first critic to receive a Pulitzer Prize as well as a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He will be sorely missed.