Some of the DVD/Blu-Ray releases for this week.
Burke & Hare – This actually looks pretty good. Lots of good people; Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis and Isla Fisher. Plus it’s directed by John Landis. I’m really excited to see this. It’s hopefully a much better version of I Sell The Dead.
Dolphin Tale – I originally thought this was a remake of the batshit crazy awesome 1973 movie The Day of the Dolphin starring George C Scott. It’s not. I read the synopsis. It sounds like something on ABC Family or Lifetime. Pass.
Saint Nick – A Santa slasher movie. I don’t see how this could be better than Silent Night, Deadly Night (I or II). I guess, though, this is more along the lines of Rare Exports. Not someone dressed as Santa killing people, but actually the spirit of St Nick.
The Underworld Trilogy: The Essential Collection – I have to disagree with the “essential” moniker of this set. I love the idea of these movies, but the execution is less than stellar. Mostly I was disappointed with Speedman’s vampire/werewolf hybrid monster in the first two movies. He was blue? Really? And he got his ass kicked. A LOT. Like I said, disappointing.