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  1. DVD Review: 13 Sins (2014)



    An unexpected gem, Davin Stamm’s 13 Sins takes its audience on a wild thrill ride that pays off despite its few flaws.

    It all starts with a phone call. Elliot Brindle (Mark Webber) is your average Joe-blow. About to get married, Elliot is burdened with personal debt, but his luck is seemingly about to change when he receives a phone call informing him that he is on a hidden camera game show wherein if he completes 13 separate tasks he will receive a handsome sum ...
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  2. DVD Review: The Raid 2 (2014)



    In September of 2011, we walked into a darkened theatre while attending the Toronto International Film Festival to catch Gareth Evans’, The Raid. Little was known of the film by the sold out audience. But by the time the end credits rolled on screen an action classic was the consensus of the crowd.

    Now three years later, Evans goes for the jugular again with The Raid 2: Berandal, a sequel that knows what a sequel should be – bigger and better than the original. ...
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  3. DVD Review: Torture Chamber (2014)



    It is ironic that Torture Chamber contains the word I felt most in tune with while viewing – torture. The new horror film from writer/director Dante Tomaselli (Satan’s Playground) was so bad it was torturous to watch through 93 minutes.

    The film opens with our introduction to 13-year-old Jimmy (Carmen LoPorto). For reasons to be explained later, Jimmy’s first appearance on screen has him bound in an animal cage. His face appears burned and scared making his blue ...
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  4. Review: Draft Day (2014)

    Kevin Costner is no stranger to sports themed movies. The Tin Cup, Bull Durham, For the Love of the Game star has stared in five separate sports films and now rounds that number to an even six with the football themed Draft Day directed by Ghostbuster’s helmer Ivan Reitman.

    Taking on a role more his age (Costner is a football yard short of 60), Costner plays Sonny Weaver Jr., the General Manager of the Cleveland Browns in the NFL. The action picks on NFL Draft Day, the day in ...
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  5. Review: Divergent (2014)



    The live action adaptations of tween books have been a mixed bag as of late. No one can debate the successes of the Twilight and Hunger Games franchises. But recent attempts to spin off a franchise of films from popular books amongst high-schoolers has taken a hit with box office bombs such as Vampire Academy, Beautiful Creatures and Ender’s Game.

    Based on the uber popular novel by Veronica Roth, Divergent transports its audience to a world (ok, Chicago) ...

    Updated 03-26-2014 at 06:48 AM by GregMO ROberts

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