The Program (1993)

The trials and tribulations of a college football team over the course of a season are explored in this film from the director of the hit baseball comedy Major League. Eastern State University has been unable to enter the college playoffs in three years. This year, they look to turn things around. They recruit a freshman tailback, Darnell Jefferson.  Quarterback Joe Kane is a candidate … Continue reading The Program (1993)

Reynolds to Become “Detective Pikachu”

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better…it just has! Ryan Reynolds will provide motion capture and will provide the voice for the titular character in Detective Pikachu, a film version of the Pokemon-universe video game where the beloved Pikachu is re-imagined as a Sherlock Holmes-style detective. The film co-stars Justice Smith as a young man whose father is kidnapped and gets an ally … Continue reading Reynolds to Become “Detective Pikachu”

The Four (2012)

Wuxia meets the supernatural in this standard period martial arts film that is the first of a proposed trilogy. In ancient China, the Emperor has a group of constables known as Department Six, led by Lord Liu and his right hand man Avalanche. They have a new recruit in female Ji Yaohua, who is assigned her first job under Fourth Constable Han Long. A thief … Continue reading The Four (2012)

Meet the New Mikael Blomkvist

Claire Foy‘s Lisbeth Salander now has her partner Mikael Blomkvist. Norwegian actor Sverrir Gudnason has won the role of Millennium editor Blomkvist in the upcoming The Girl in the Spider’s Web, a film adaptation of the fourth novel in the Millennium book series that began by the late Stieg Larsson and was completed by David Lagercrantz with the blessing of Larsson’s estate. Blomkvist was originally … Continue reading Meet the New Mikael Blomkvist

Fist 2 Fist II: Weapon of Choice (2014)

This in-name sequel to the 2011 martial arts action film brings back Hapkido master Jino Kang, but sadly if compared to the first one, it’s a disappointment. Jack Lee is an ex-assassin who used to work for mob boss Michael Banducci . However, after an assignment of wiping out a Triad boss and his men, Jack has retired and raised his niece Jamie as his … Continue reading Fist 2 Fist II: Weapon of Choice (2014)

Tarantino and Abrams Are Joining Forces for a New “Trek” Film

Who would have imagined that Quentin Tarantino and J.J. Abrams could possibly make quite a team? It looks like this partnership may be happening. While Abrams is gearing up for Star Wars Episode IX and Tarantino is working on his 1969-set film who will include the recently deceased cult leader Charlie Manson, the two are planning a collaboration on a new Star Trek film. Abrams … Continue reading Tarantino and Abrams Are Joining Forces for a New “Trek” Film

Vestron to Release “Class of 1999” on Blu-Ray in January

Class will be in session on January 30 when the returned Vestron Video (part of Lionsgate Home Entertainment) will release Class of 1999 on limited edition Blu-Ray. The film, a sci-fi sequel to Class of 1984, switches the tone of the original, where this time two rival high school gangs find themselves teaming up to take on a trio of new teachers, who are actually … Continue reading Vestron to Release “Class of 1999” on Blu-Ray in January