DVD Court: The Master, Chasing Mavericks, Twilight

See which films being released this week are worth the watch!

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Hello, dear followers! It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time for DVD Court!

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DVD Court takes place over at The Cinematic Katzenjammer and this is what we do on a weekly basis:

As The Jury, we recommend what should happen to a particular DVD released today. Voting Burn It, Skip It, Rent It, or Buy It, we come together to deliver a verdict and hope to help you decide what to watch or avoid.

So, if you’d like to see us deliberate on The Master, Chasing Mavericks and Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Part 2, go here.

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The Vow (2012)

The Vow Release Date: February 10, 2012 Director: Michael Sucsy Stars: Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Sam Neill Runtime: 104 min I wrote the original review of this back in late August, and I just tweaked it a little. The true story of it all seems like it's a sad one, but the Hollywood version turns … Continue reading The Vow (2012)

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (2011)

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Release Date: August 26, 2011 Director: Troy Nixey Stars: Katie Holmes, Bailee Madison, Guy Pearce Runtime: 99 min Tagline: Fear is never just make believe This is a lesser effort from co-screenwriter Guillermo del Toro (Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth), but hell - geniuses are allowed to mess up every now … Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (2011)

Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995) & Live Free or Die Hard (2007)

Die Hard with a Vengeance Release Date: May 19, 1995 Director: John McTiernan Stars: Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L. Jackson Runtime: 131 min Tagline: Think fast. Look alive. Die hard. The plot: John McClane and a store owner must play a bomber's deadly game as they race around New York while trying to stop him. … Continue reading Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995) & Live Free or Die Hard (2007)

February 22-24 Box Office Predictions: Dark Skies, Snitch

The new releases Snitch doesn't seem like Dwayne Johnson's usual action vehicle, because this one seems to have a moralistic edge with concepts of loyalty. It also seems like it has a good story, unlike 2010's Faster. The story follows John Matthews, a father who goes undercover for the DEA in order to free his … Continue reading February 22-24 Box Office Predictions: Dark Skies, Snitch

Identity Thief (2013)

Identity Thief Release Date: February 8, 2013 Director: Seth Gordon Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Jason Bateman, John Cho Runtime: 111 min Tagline: She's having the time of his life As a follow-up to the hilarious Horrible Bosses, Seth Gordon brings us Identity Thief, a film that isn't the gut-buster everyone was expecting, but it is quite … Continue reading Identity Thief (2013)

Toy Story (1995) A quick review

Toy Story Release Date: November 22, 1995 Director: John Lasseter Stars (voices): Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles Runtime: 81 min Tagline: Hang on for the comedy that goes to infinity and beyond! A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room. … Continue reading Toy Story (1995) A quick review

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Release Date: July 15, 2011 Director: David Yates Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint Runtime: 130 min Tagline: It all ends here The final Harry Potter film is the best yet, and generally one of the best films of 2011. The final chapter begins as Harry, … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011)

Die Hard (1988)

Released: July 15, 1988. Director: John McTiernan. Stars: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia. Runtime: 131 min. This is what great action is all about: Bruce Willis as John McLane, terrorists, and Christmas time. It really brings the family together, doesn't it? John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save wife Holly Gennaro and several others, taken … Continue reading Die Hard (1988)