The Last Stand - in theaters January 18, 2013

Mike ‘the movie guy’ DVD Review: The Last Stand

Action icon Arnold Schwarzenegger makes his much-anticipated return to the big screen in Korean director Kim Jee-woon’s hard-hitting US directorial debut, THE LAST STAND. After leaving his LAPD narcotics post following a bungled operation that left him wracked with remorse and regret, Sheriff Ray Owens (Schwarzenegger) moved out of Los

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@ThisFunktional takes on Superman

Review By Jesus Figueroa What better way to prepare for the upcoming “Man of Steel” than to watch Christopher Reeves portrayal of “Superman” in his 4 film saga and even “Superman Returns?” Overall these films are great. To rate this serious of films as a whole I would give it

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1925's "The Phantom of the Opera"

@ThisFunktional Movie Review: ‘1925’s The Phantom of the Opera’

  Review By Jesus Figueroa The 1925 classic film “The Phantom of the Opera” although a silent film keeps the audience’s attention on the screen through dramatic music and exaggerated acting. The love story is rough and gets presented through slides of text. A tough interpretation that is not as action

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Love Never Dies

@ThisFunktional DVD Review: ‘Love Never Dies’ Sequel to Phantom of the Opera

Review By Jesus Figueroa Andrew Lloyd Webber takes his phenomenal “The Phantom of the Opera” and takes it beyond with the sequel “Love Never Dies.” With brand new music a live performance of “Love Never Dies” was released on DVD and Blu-Ray on April 11 2012. Following the insistent which

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Texas Chainsaw 3D

My DVD Review: ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’ [video]

It’s time for another movie review – I recently bought and watched the TEXAS CHAINSAW 3D. Here’s my review and I hope it comes in handy. Have a great holiday weekend! If you’ve seen it – what did you think?

Somebody Up There Likes Me

@ThisFunktional Movie Review: ‘Somebody Up There Likes Me’

  Review By Jesus Figueroa The slow moving, largely sarcastic film “Somebody Up There Likes Me” has dark comedy set in the world of a highly unmotivated character. A strange intro sets the tempo of this bizarre story that has twist and turns not logically set forth. Each twist that is

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The American

My DVD Review: ‘The American’

Academy Award winner George Clooney stars in the title role of this suspense thriller. As an assassin, Jack (played by Mr. Clooney) is constantly on the move and always alone. After a job in Sweden ends more harshly than expected for this American abroad, Jack retreats to the Italian countryside.

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Monster Brawl

My DVD Review: Monster Brawl

This bone-rattling showdown staged as a pay-per-view event brings together some of filmdom’s most hideous creatures in a fight to the last freak. Among the horrifying combatants in the bloody competition are Cyclops, Frankenstein and Swamp Gut. WATCH TRAILER I checked out MONSTER BRAWL the other night. It was actually

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@ThisFunktional Movie Review: ‘Citadel’

  Review By Jesus Figueroa A film that plays on the bizarre, “Citadel,” stumbles through a play on fears and strange concepts to develop a terrifying storyline. Although the story seems to be quite thought out the pacing of the film seems to drag as the majority of the essential information

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Death Race 3

My DVD Review: ‘Death Race 3 Inferno’

  I watched DEATH RACE 3 INFERNO the other night. Definitely better than the second BUT not good as the first. (lol) As you can see – I got my hands on the Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Copy, UltraViolet copy. It’s got ‘not so’ bad Bonus and Blu-ray features – a

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Struck By Lightning

@ThisFunktional DVD Review: ‘Struck By Lightnight’

Review By Jesus Figueroa Chris Colfer confronts mediocrity in “Struck by Lightning” showing determination and a never give in attitude to achieve his goals. The storyline develops well with a true feel of insecurity and yearning for a better life. The story is told in true journalistic fashion, with the most important

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A Late Quartet

@ThisFunktional DVD Review: ‘A Late Quartet’

Review By Jesus Figueroa Pulling on every emotional string “A Late Quartet” takes viewers on a calmly chaotic ride. The story is impactful and is highly entertaining with multiple stories combing to emphasize the main growing story. Peter Mitchell, played by Christopher Walken, who plays cello in the quartet, gets diagnosed with

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Border Run DVD

@ThisFunktional DVD Review: ‘Border Run’

  “Border Run” follows Sofie, played by Sharon Stone, through the horrors of crossing the United States/Mexican border illegally. The powerful film follows several stories captivating audiences with full on horrific depictions of heartfelt stories. Many immigrants cross into the U.S. illegally through the use of a “Coyote,” a person paid to

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