Skip to main content

"The Heat" DVD & Blu- Ray Release Review



Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy Star in “The Heat”. Released June 28, 2013 in Theaters and October 15, 2013 on DVD and Blu-Ray, The Heat centers in on an ambitious yet naive FBI Agent and a potty mouth Boston Police Officer teaming up to take down an incredibly powerful  yet virtually unknown Drug Kingpin.  My only problem with The Heat was that it felt in some ways like 21 Jump street, ala’ Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. I felt that this was unnecessary due to the fact that both Bullock and McCarthy( Bullock has several Academy Awards, McCarthy is a household name) bring enough star power to the film and so the slight emulation factor is not needed.


    The film is somewhat of a Throwback to all the great Cop-team up films of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s,
Think Cagney and Lacey , Beverly Hills Cop and 48 hours but with a huge comedic twist and a shot of estrogen.  In all fairness, The Heat is a really good film ! It has just the right amount of laughter, drama and action to appeal to a very wide audience.  Many will argue that The Heat is too formulaic or routine but the one liners alone are witty enough for the price of admission.


 Our Overall Score 8 out of 10






Popular posts from this blog

These Cryptocurrency & Alternative Finance Apps Will Help You With Your 2018 Finance Goals

Investing can be intimidating, but despite all the hype, new and innovative ways to save and grow your money are hitting the app stores with surprising speed. Whether you want to play the cryptocurrency market or invest some spare change for the long term, here are five innovative alternative finance apps that we love. Acorns is so simple, you’ll wonder why it’s not standard. Just sign up for the service, link your cards to it, and every time you buy something, the service rounds up your purchases. So, if you buy something for $1.50, it rounds it up to $2 and invests the two quarters for you in a mutual fund. It’s dead easy, especially if you use your cards for everything, and as the app says, every mighty oak starts with an acorn.The one downside? Make sure you’re on top of your credit cards, because those extra pennies total up fast on your bill, too. Stash is a similarly painless investing app that lets you start with $5 and pick from a host of exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, essent…

Exclusive Interview: Filmmaker Mac Schonher shares details on his new Instagram Web Series, " Hero Named Rush"

Hero Named Rush is a new micro-series written specifically for Instagram, about Arthur Kang, an average New Yorker, who suddenly and mysteriously acquires super speed. The world of digital video series doesn’t end with Amazon and Netflix original offerings, nor even with all of “Seinfeld” appearing on Hulu. In recent years, the quality and quantity of indie web series has skyrocketed, and there’s no limit to the brilliant entertainment you can find on Youtube, Vimeo, and even Facebook Video. Now Instagram has joined the 'Rat Race'.

To get a taste of all the web series the world has to offer, we checked out, the newest Instagram addition "Hero Named Rush" and were so impressed by the series that we just had to sit down a speak with the series creator Mac Schonher .

Here's a snippet from our conversation with the young filmmaker:
What have been some of your biggest challenges as a filmmaker and web creator?
As a filmmaker and web creator, one of the biggest challen…

Exclusive Interview: Reverend Jesse Jackson

Reverend Jesse Jackson discusses Voter Registration, MLK50, and the state of Healthcare in this exclusive interview. Listen Below: