DVD and Blu-ray Releases: April 25, 2017

Underworld Blood Wars Blu-ray

There is a fair amount of good activity on this week’s list, friends. I can guarantee there’s something here for pretty much everybody. So let’s get down to business and get the questionable items out of the way first. Dark… Continue Reading


Horror Is Dominating the 2017 Box Office So Far

Kong Skull Island

Today is April 10th. We’re exactly three weeks into spring and eight days before taxes are due (personal note: I really need to get on that). More importantly, we’re already 1/4 of the way through 2017, and that allows us… Continue Reading


Before the Blood Wars Part 4: Awakening in a Strange Land

Kate Beckinsale slips back into the leather catsuit and corset with Underworld: Awakening. So confident was Sony about her return that they stacked the production with an incredible $70 million budget. For number four, the franchise’s most essential participant was… Continue Reading


Before the Blood Wars Part 3: Lycans Ruled the Underworld

Not to get too far into the weeds with this stuff (too late, I know), but there’s a distinction between Underworld’s two major conflicts. The “Vampire-Werewolf War” (glimpsed at the start of Underworld: Evolution) signifies vampire Marcus’ crusade against his… Continue Reading


Before the Blood Wars Part 2: The Evolution of a Franchise

Underworld

Underworld: Evolution begins the franchise’s contradictory tradition of improving on its predecessor while conversely regressing. Written and directed by those responsible for the original (Kevin Grevioux is absent from the story credit, leaving it to Danny McBride and director Len Wiseman),… Continue Reading


Underworld: Blood Wars Set Visit Part 3: Director Anna Foerster Talks Keeping and Breaking the Rules

Underworld: Blood Wars

Though it’s her first feature film, German director Anna Foerster brings twenty years of experience in filmmaking to Underworld: Blood Wars, primarily in the realms of cinematography and visual effects, including several Roland Emmerich blockbusters (notably, Independence Day, Godzilla, and… Continue Reading