Film Review: The Phantom Of The Opera (1925)

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SYNOPSIS: “At the Opera of Paris, a mysterious phantom threatens a famous lyric singer, Carlotta and thus forces her to give up her role (Marguerite in Faust) for unknown Christine Daae. Christine meets this phantom (a masked man) in the catacombs, where he lives. What’s his goal? What’s his secret?” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: This week I’m extremely pleased to discuss a film that is good – mostly – sometimes. This is the first film version … Continue reading

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Film Review: Odd Thomas (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces REVIEW: Originally a novel by Dean Koontz, Odd Thomas is a great little film about a guy with the special ability to be able to communicate with the dead, as well as seeing the evil invisible creatures that linger around when death is soon to be present. The storyline is rich in … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel Hero Film SPARKS Announced for DVD

Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, brings you Sparks, the origin of masked vigilante Ian Sparks, available on DVD and digital download March 18, 2014. Based on the acclaimed graphic novel, the film is directed by Christopher Folino (The Troll, Gamers) and Todd Burrows. Starring Chase Williamson (John Dies at the End), Ashley Bell (The Last Exorcism), Clancy Brown (The Shawshank Redemption), Clint Howard (How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Jake Busey (Starship Troopers), … Continue reading

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Image Entertainment’s SHIVER Streets Oct 8

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Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, announces the release of the horror-thriller Shiver, starring Danielle Harris (Halloween), John Jarratt (Wolf Creek) and Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers).  Directed by multi-film festival award-winner Julian Richards, the film is based on the novel by New York Times best selling author Brian Harper (a.k.a. Michael Prescott).  Shiver is available on DVD for an SRP of $27.97 on October 8, 2013. The Gryphon is a serial killer … Continue reading

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Alien Spores Invade STRANDED August 27, 2013

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Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, has announced the release of STRANDED on DVD, Blu-RayTM and digital download from Director Roger Christian and Writer Christian Piers Betley on Aug. 27, 2013.  The film stars Christian Slater and Brendan Fehr.  STRANDED will be available on DVD for an SRP of $27.97 and Blu-rayTM for $29.97.  When the isolated U.S. military moonbase is bombarded by a rogue meteor storm, Colonel Gerard Brauchman (Christian Slater) and his small crew are cut off from Earth with their life … Continue reading

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I AM ZOZO – Ouija Board Thriller Announced by Image Entertainment

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Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, has acquired U.S. rights to Scott Di Lalla’s Ouija board thriller I Am ZoZo from Outsider Pictures and One World Studios Ltd. The film was written and directed by documentarian Scott Di Lalla (Choppertown: The Sinners) and stars Kelly McLaren, Courtney Foxworthy, Demetrius Sager, Caleb DeBattista, and Caleb Courtney. The film was produced by Zack Coffman and executive produced by Martin Perlberger. I Am ZoZo was filmed … Continue reading

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Image Entertainment Prepares for SHIVER

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Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, has acquired all U.S. rights to the Cyclone Productions, Inc./Robert Weinbach production thriller, Shiver. Directed by UK based, multi-film festival award-winner Julian Richards, UK’s multi film fest award winner, the film is based on the novel by New York Times best selling Author Brian Harper (a.k.a. Michael Prescott), who has over one million copies of his novels in circulation. The film stars Danielle Harris (Halloween), John Jarratt … Continue reading

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An Updated Trailer For STATE OF EMERGENCY!

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April 16th there will be a STATE OF EMERGENCY!! From Image Entertainment comes a new zombie flick from director Turner Clay and its looking pretty damn good. Synopsis: “After an explosion unleashes the contents of a military bio-weapons plant, the unsuspecting populace is transformed into a roaming army of flesh-eating zombies. Trapped in the quarantine zone, Jim finds himself cut off, confused, and fighting for his own survival. Contacted by a small band of others … Continue reading

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Beware THE WICKED – Coming to DVD

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Another one from Image Entertainment is heading our way on April 30th. It’s THE WICKED and according to the cover art “She feeds on your fear!” Well, that just sucks. From the press release: Image Entertainment suggests you sleep with one eye open as your worst nightmares come to life in The Wicked. A group of curious teenagers decide to seek out their town’s local legend and go on the hunt for a child-eating witch, … Continue reading

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Image Entertainment Declares a STATE OF EMERGENCY

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A new zombie flick is heading our way. It’s called STATE OF EMERGENCY and here’s what the press release tells us: A bio-plant explosion will forever change the dynamic of a small country town. A man will be forced to kill those very people he once held dear. On April 16th, Image Entertainment challenges you to escape zombie-ridden Montgomery County with the release of State of Emergency. This harrowing tale of survival amongst the undead … Continue reading

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Film Review: Basket Case (1982)

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  SYNOPSIS: Duane has shown up in New York City with only a big wad of cash, some clothing and a strange basket that he seems to carry with him everywhere. What’s in the basket you might ask, and a lot of characters in the film do. Well in order for me to answer that for you I would have to explain Duane’s very strange past to you, starting with the fact he used to … Continue reading

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Image Entertainment makes pact with New Films International

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MAGE ENTERTAINMENT RECEIVES CHAIN LETTER AND MORE IN LATEST DEAL WITH NEW FILMS INTERNATIONAL CHATSWORTH, CA– Image Entertainment, Inc. (OTC: DISK.PK) announced today an output agreement to exclusively distribute all theatrical New Films International/New Films Cinema titles in the U.S. and Canada. The deal covers all DVD, digital, television, Pay-Per-View and VOD rights to all New Films current and future titles. The announcement was made jointly today by Nesim Hason, President of New Films International … Continue reading

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