DVD Court: Flight, Alex Cross, Here Comes the Boom

This week, we put three movies on trial. 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. Unfortunately, there is no Court of Appeals this week. We have also added Closing Statements, including quotes from our reviews or opinions about each film on trial. This is to give you all a better idea of why we decided how we did.

Also, we are planning on starting a rotating Jury for the DVD Court, so if you have interest in joining the discussion, let us know below!

The Jury:
Nick of The Cinematic Katzenjammer
Ries of The Cinematic Katzenjammer
Joe of Two Dude Review
Vern of The Vern’s Videovangaurd
Andrew and Sarah of Two Tickets For…
Dave of Dave Examines Movies
Sati of Cinematic Corner
Daniel of Daniel’s Film Reviews
Brian of The Soap Box Office
Fernando of Committed to Celluloid
Ben of Benend’s Basement*
Alex of Cinemaniac Reviews*

*New Jury members for this issue of DVD Court

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 “An airline pilot saves a flight from crashing, but an investigation into the malfunctions reveals something troubling.”
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis, Rated: R, 138 minutes

Nick: Rent It
Ries: Rent It
Joe: Buy It
Vern: Rent Itrent it
Andrew and Sarah: Rent It
Dave: Rent It
Sati: Rent It
Daniel: Buy It
Brian: Rent It
Fernando: Rent It
Ben: Rent It
Alex: Rent It

Closing Statements:
Daniel: “The opening 20-minute sequence of the plane rushing through a sea of turbulence and flying upside down, is both exciting and a wicked dose of adrenaline. Imagine any other plane crash sequence in other films, and imagine it hyped up on cocaine and codeine.”
Vern: “I admire director Robert Zemeckis for going outside his usual comfort zone to tackle this subject. However, when it comes to the subject of addiction it fails in comparison to Requiem for a Dream and Shame.

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“A homicide detective is pushed to the brink of his moral and physical limits as he tangles with a ferociously skilled serial killer who specializes in torture and pain.”
Directed by: Rob Cohen, Rated: R, 101 minutes

Nick: Burn It
Ries: Burn It
Joe: Skip It
Vern: Skip Itburn it (1)
Andrew and Sarah: Burn It
Dave: Skip It
Sati: Skip It
Daniel: Burn It
Brian: Burn It
Fernando: Skip It
Ben: Burn It
Alex: Skip It

Closing Statements:
Joe: “Perry’s better than expected,  but the script is downright atrocious”

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“A high school biology teacher looks to become a successful mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to prevent extra-curricular activities from being axed at his cash-strapped school.”
Directed by: Frank Coraci, Rated: PG, 105 minutes

Nick: Skip It
Ries: Skip It
Joe: Burn It
Vern: Burn Itburn it (1)
Andrew and Sarah: Burn It
Dave: Rent It
Sati: Skip It
Daniel: Rent It
Brian: Burn It
Fernando: Skip It
Ben: Skip It
Alex: Burn It

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Other Releases:

Deadfall
A Late Quartet
Celeste & Jesse Forever

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The Court of Appeals

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51RyN8EcdfL._SL500_AA300_Side by Side (Blu-ray)

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Flight
Here Comes the Boom
House at the End of the Street (Skip It)
Alex Cross
Hit & Run (Skip It)
Celeste and Jesse Forever

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Written By Nick

Nick is a man obsessed with all things related to film. From the most obscure to the very popular, he’s seen it all and hopes to one day turn his obsession into a career that makes a lot of money so he can buy a monkey, a bulldog, and a full size Batman suit.

the author

Nick is a man obsessed with all things related to film. From the most obscure to the very popular, he's seen it all and hopes to one day turn his obsession into a career that makes a lot of money so he can buy a monkey, a bulldog, and a full size Batman suit.