Army of One – Blu-Ray Review

Army of One is a new Nic Cage comedy in which he plays Gary Faulkner, an unemployed handyman who believes God had sent him to capture Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. It’s based on a true story—really and yes he was only armed with samurai sword. Guy travels to Pakistan on the hunt for Bin … Continue reading Army of One – Blu-Ray Review

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Blu-Ray Review

A totally vintage Tim Burton film, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is the kind of movie the director could make in his sleep. Burton was attached to the project fairly early, so his influence is clear throughout. And although it’s not at all the same story, it gives an idea of what Burton might … Continue reading Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Blu-Ray Review

Vampires/Ghosts of Mars – Blu-Ray Review

Late-period John Carpenter has gotten a bad reputation, but there are two real gems in there: In The Mouth of Madness and the unfairly maligned Escape From L.A. Then there are the two films released by Powerhouse , Vampires and Ghosts of Mars. The latter made Carpenter so burnt out on filmmaking that he has only directed two episodes of Masters of Horror and … Continue reading Vampires/Ghosts of Mars – Blu-Ray Review