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Tuesday Releases: Battle: Los Angeles & Red Riding Hood

JUNE 14TH, 2011 Not a great week for new releases on DVD/Blu-Ray this week, even though 5-6 major titles were released. The selection feels more like what was picked over in the $5.00 bin at Wal-Mart, none of the titles really get me into the buying frenzy (which is fine since I am still hunting down a copy of the “Back to the Future” … Read More Tuesday Releases: Battle: Los Angeles & Red Riding Hood

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Proof Review: Battle: Los Angeles (2011)

Once the writing departments improve, science fiction, alien invasion flicks may be able to compete with films like “Independence Day”. But currently, the state of alien invasion films is bleak. Give me moments like Will Smith punching an alien in the face. Give me Jeff Goldblum quoting Elvis Pressley on an alien mother ship. Give me Bill Pullman delivering the best speech to come out of a film since the days of James Stewart and “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington”. Without these key, impactful moments, audiences will be imagining the better alien invasion films and miss the ones right in front of them.