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That Awkward Moment lasts all 95 minutes (Blu-ray review)

that_awkward_moment_ver6_xlgJason (Zac Efron) is womanizer that always bails out of a relationship just as it gets serious. But when one of his best friends Mikey’s (Michael B. Jordan) wife asks for a divorce, all while sleeping with her divorce lawyer, Jason sees it as an opportunity to get his boys back together and hit the clubs. Along with Daniel (Miles Teller), the three best friends make a pack to stay single together and just have fun. But then Jason meets Ellie (Imogen Poots), who just might be the first girl who’s perfect for him, Daniel starts fooling around with gal pal Chelsea (Mackenzie Davis), and Mikey starts a secret last ditch attempt to win his wife’ s affection back.

That Awkward Moment is a film full of awkwardness and wasted talent. The normally engaging and accomplished Miles Teller and Michael B Jordan seem to be pulled down by the anchor that is the lackluster performance of Zac Efron. The wooden Efron sticks out like a sore thumb, and considering the adorable Imogen Poots can never not be loveable, it makes the chemistry between the two of them almost non-existent. Poots may be the only one who is really trying here as Teller seems to treating the film like summer school -constantly goofing off, adlibbing and riffing – and Jordan seems to have a constant “what am I doing here” look on his face. Any chemistry that the trio possess off-screen is lost in translation, which will make the prospects of the new Fantastic Four film with Teller and Jordan very interesting.

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Contest!!! Win a copy of ‘Confession of Murder’ on Bluray

confession of a murderWell its contest time again here at the Fix and this time we have a mysterious Korean action thriller Confession of Murder! The twisted tale of murder and revenge hits store shelves this Tuesday, April 15th, and thanks to the amazing folks at Well Go USA we have 3 Blu-ray copies to give away!

 

Writer/Director JUNG Byung-gil (Action Boys) unleashes endless action and suspense when CONFESSION OF MURDER debuts on Blu-ray and DVD April 15th from Well Go USA Entertainment. Detective Choi is a broken man, a tough guy cop whose lasting legacy is to be the one who almost captured a vicious serial killer ten years earlier. His failure left him physically and mentally scarred while the killer was left to walk free. When the statute of limitations on the case runs out, a book is released by an author who claims to be the killer.  The book sparks a media frenzy, with Choi and the families of the dead left to watch impotently as the killer becomes a media celebrity. But the fact that the law can’t touch him doesn’t mean Choi and the others can’t …  JUNG Jae-Young (Public Enemy 3, Battle Ground 625) as the Detective and PARK Si-Hoo (Haru: An Unforgettable Day in Korea) as the author headline the cast. Bonus materials include a behind-the-scenes featurette and interviews with the cast and crew.

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Contest!!! Win a copy of Commitment on Bluray from Well Go USA

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Well its contest time again here at the Fix and this time we have a K-Pop Superstar in the sizzling Korean spy thriller Commitment! The Korean spy/actioner hits store shelves this Tuesday, March 11th, and thanks to the amazing folks at Well Go USA we have 3 Blu-ray copies to give away!

Korean Rap/Pop Superstar CHOI Seung-hyun (aka  T.O.P of the K-pop boy band Big Bang) plays the son of a North Korean spy who decides to follow in his father’s footsteps in order to protect his little sister in the action-packed spy thriller COMMITMENT, debuting on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital March 18th from Well Go USA Entertainment. While attending high school in South Korea, he rescues a girl (KIM Yoo-jeong) when she is attacked. South Korean Intelligence soon discovers the plot and begins closing in on him, while his own government sends a vicious assassin to eliminate him. Directed by PARK Hong-soo, the cast also includes HAN Ye-ri (Dear Dolphin, South Bound), JEONG Ho-bin (Shadowless Sword), and JO Sung Ha (Pluto, The Yellow Sea). Bonus materials include a behind-the-scenes “Making-of” featurette. (more…)


Disney’s ‘Hunchback’ hits Blu-ray with new dual pack set

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame Double Feature Blu-ray

Hunchback of Notre Dame and Hunchback of Notre Dame 2

Starring the voices of: Tom Hulce, Kevin Kline, Demi Moore, Tony Jay, Jason Alexander, Charles Kimbrough, Mary Wickes, David Ogden Stiers, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Haley Joel Osment and Micheal McKean

Hunchback of Notre Dame directed by Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise

Hunchback of Notre Dame 2 directed by Bradley Raymond

New this week from Disney is a handful of 3 disc Blu-ray Double Features, one of which is for the Disney classic Hunchback of Notre Dame and its direct to video sequel Hunchback of Notre Dame 2. The re-interpretation of the classic Victor Hugo novel ‘Notre Dame de Paris’, Disney’s Hunchback manages to make the sad and misshapen Quasimodo into a loveable hero. But will the double feature pack be worth a purchase when you include part 2?

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New ‘Willow’ blu-ray, due in stores in March 2013, has a trailer hit the web

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Hot on the heels of the announcement of the new Blu-Ray transfer of Lucasfilm and Ron Howard‘s fantasy epic “Willow“earlier this week, Fox Home Entertainment today released a new trailer online for the project. The fully restored and remastered version (more…)


‘The Watch’ comes home to protect your neighborhood (Blu-Ray Review)

 

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Starring Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade, Will Forte and Billy Crudup

Written by Jared Stern, Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen

Directed by Akiva Schaffer

Hitting Blu-Ray and DVD this week from Fox Home Entertainment is the action comedy that disappointed at the box office this summer, The Watch. Hurt due to a truncated advertising campaign and name change to avoid all possible ties with the real life Trayvon Martin incident, The Watch finally gets its chance to be seen on home video. But can the combined comedic chops of Stiller, Vaughn, Hill, Ayoade (director of last year’s brilliant Submarine) and Forte along with director, and one-third of the comedy troop of The Lonely Island, Akiva Schaffer, deliver the comedy of the year?

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Vampires get ‘Clueless’ as Amy Heckerling & Alicia Silverstone bring us ‘Vamps’

Amy Heckerling teams up with her Cluelessstar Alicia Silverstone for the first time since Clueless to give us the horror comedy Vamps. Bringing along a stellar supporting cast and co-starring Krysten Ritter (Don`t Trust the B—– in Apartment 23), Heckerling and Silverstone are trying once again to bring us the charm and fun that permeated their previous now classic comedy, but does Vamps have enough bite to deliver? Now thanks to Anchor Bay Entertainment we can find out the answer on Blu-Ray.

Vamps – Blu-Ray Review

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Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Krysten Ritter, Sigourney Weaver and Wallace Shawn.