Rental Reviews


Rental Reviews Final Episode – Crazy VHS Tape Cover Art

June 26, 2020

The video store was a wild place in the 90s, every movie was trying to get your attention. So, a lot of companies went down the path of making their films look as crazy as possible. In this Cinemassacre Rental Reviews the guys found some of their favorites.


Top Gun (1986) Review

June 20, 2020

We were going to review Top Gun: Maverick this weekend, but it was pushed back until the Holiday season. So, we decided to just review the classic original Top Gun.


Bloodsport is Jean-Claude Van Damme’s Mortal Kombat

March 13, 2020

Bloodsport is a 1988 American martial arts action film about U.S. soldier Frank Dux (Jean-Claude Van Damme) going to Hong Kong to be accepted into the Kumite, a highly secret and extremely violent martial-arts competition. While trying to gain access into the underground world of clandestine fighters, he also has to avoid military officers who […]


National Treasure VS Bad Lieutenant – Cage Match

January 17, 2020

It’s Cage Match month at Cinemassacre Video! This week it’s National Treasure versus Bad Lieutenant. Two movies enter the cage but only is left standing. National Treasure and Bad Lieutenant are both about a man taking the law into his own hands.


Jurassic Park 2 VS. 3 – What’s better, The Lost World or Jurassic Park III?

September 27, 2019

What’s better? Jurassic Park 2 or 3? Today on Rental Reviews the guys argue over what the best Jurassic Park sequel is. Tony is going with JP3. Let’s see how wrong he truly is!! The Lost World: Jurassic Park is a 1997 American science fiction adventure film and the second installment in the Jurassic Park […]


R.O.T.O.R. (1987) – Part Terminator, Part Robocop, ALL TERRIBLE!

June 21, 2019

R.O.T.O.R. (AKA Blue Steel) is what happens when you try to mix Robocop with The Terminator but cut the budget by A LOT! James and the gang talk about probably the least effective worst killer cyborg they have ever seen. Enjoy the awful dubbing, Ed Wood style editing, and the slowest martial art ever seen. […]


Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) – Worst Superman Movie?

June 7, 2019

With the AVGN Superman 64 episode being revisited we decided to cover another awful Superman property… Superman IV: The Quest for Peace! Which is probably the worst Superman movie, though Superman III and the new DCU films have their terrible moments. Let’s see what James, Justin, and Tony have to say.


Godzilla: King of the Monsters Review (2019) “Godzilla 2”

May 31, 2019

The sequel to Godzilla (2014) is here. Godzilla: King of the Monsters! This sequel offered more monsters and ties together the MonsterVerse. James, Kieran, and Tony discuss and review the film. James went in with a list of things he wanted to see, let’s see how that turned out. Spoiler alert: Not well.


Last Action Hero (1993) the Schwarzenegger Parody Better Than Most Other Action

May 24, 2019

Last Action Hero! Arnold Schwarzenegger’s best action film, because it parodies all his other action films. It’s the story of young Danny Madigan getting sucked into the fictional Jack Slater films using a magic movie ticket. But he should watch out for the evil villain Benedict (Charles Dance from Game of Thrones). Danny and Jack […]


The Running Man (1987) When Reality TV gets TOO Real!

April 5, 2019

The Running Man takes place in the dark dystopian future of 2019. The gang watches this movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and talks about the crazy premise, over the top characters, and if any of its predictions of the future came true? They also pick apart some of the most ridiculous one liners Arnold has ever […]


Leprechaun St. Patrick’s Day Special (Original & Leprechaun Returns)

March 15, 2019

Leprechaun and Leprechaun Returns are being reviewed today at Cinemassacre Video on this episode of Rental Reviews. It’s our St. Patrick’s Day special! Warwick Davis brought the world his scariest and funniest version of the Leprechaun, but Leprechaun Returns dropped him in favor of Linden Porco. Today we’ll review both.


Temple of Doom VS. Crystal Skull – Indiana Jones Showdown

March 1, 2019

What’s the best of the “other” Indiana Jones movies? Temple of Doom or Crystal Skull. One breaks the formula, the other is on brand, just a lot more CGI and bad acting. Tough decision, but the goons at Cinemassacre Video are here to answer it in this Rental Review!


Raiders VS. Last Crusade – Indiana Jones Showdown

February 22, 2019

What’s the best Indiana Jones movie? Raiders of the Lost Ark or Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. They’re basically the same film beat for beat, one’s just more shiny and the other more classic. Tough decision, but the goons at Cinemassacre Video are here to answer it in this Rental Review!


Caddyshack (1980) – Golfers, Gophers, and Goofballs

February 15, 2019

Caddyshack, the 1980 comedy about a golf course and all the SNL jerks that work on it. There’s Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield, and tons of caddies the movie was supposed to be about originally… before Harold Ramis got confused.


Underrated Action Movies

February 1, 2019

This week James and the gang talk about what action movies they think are underrated. See James talk about how the the action trio the DRAGONS will kick ass FOREVER. Listen to Justin talk about his taste for WASABI. Get in the passenger seat with Kieran as he brings up a movie that’s more his […]


Freaked: Pretty Freakin’ Gross

January 4, 2019

Hey have you ever heard of the movie FREAKED? Probably not, since it only played in a few theaters and made less that $30,000 of its $12 million dollar budget. Don’t worry, because James, Justin, Kieran, and Tony from Hack The Movies watched it and are ready to tell you all about this forgotten Alex […]


CONGO… Just like Jurassic Park, but Awful

November 16, 2018

Cinemassacre Video reviews Congo with James Rolfe, Justin Silverman, Kieran, and Tony from Hack The Movies. Congo is a 1995 movie about gorillas. From the makers of Jurassic Park! It’s not as good as Jurassic Park.


Mortal Kombat Annihilation: Terrible Sequel, Terrible Movie

November 9, 2018

Cinemassacre Video reviews Mortal Kombat Annihilation with James Rolfe, Justin, Kieran, and Tony From Hack The Movies. Mortal Kombat from 1995 is probably one of the better video game to movie adaptations. Mortal Kombat Annihilation from 1997 is not.


Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Worst of the TOS Films

November 2, 2018

Cinemassacre Video discusses the critically panned Star Trek V The Final Frontier from 1989. See what James, Mike, Justin and Tony from Hack the Movies have to say about the only Star Trek film directed by William Shatner.


Event Horizon: Space Horror That’s Scary Good

October 12, 2018

James Rolfe discusses the 1997 film Event Horizon, which is like Hellraiser in Space but better than the actual Hellraiser in space, with pals Justin Silverman, Kieran and Tony from Hack The Movies.


From Dusk Till Dawn: Tarantino takes on Vampires

October 5, 2018

James Rolfe discusses the surprise vampire classic From Dusk Till Dawn with Justin Silverman, Mike Matei and Tony From Hack The Movies. Get ready to hear a hilarious story about when James first showed the movie to Mike.


Starship Troopers: Good, Bad, or Both?

September 28, 2018

James Rolfe discusses the Paul Verhoeven classic Starship Troopers with Justin Silverman, Kieran, and Tony from Hack The Movies. This movie might seem like dumb fun but there are some interesting things hidden beneath the surface.


Movies We Changed Our Minds About

August 31, 2018

Today, we discuss movies that we had different feelings about, as time went on. Watch what Movies James Rolfe, Justin Silverman, Kieran, and Tony from Hack The Movies changed their mind about.


Street Fighter: The Movie: The Review…

August 24, 2018

James Rolfe reviews Street Fighter (1994) This movie happens to be Kieran’s favorite movie of all time. See what the rest of the gang though of this film adaptation of this classic game series.


Surf Ninjas: Surfing Karate Kids and Rob Schneider

August 17, 2018

James Rolfe discusses movies with pals Mike Matei, Justin Silverman and Tony.


COMMANDO: ‘Schwarzenegger Action’ at its Best

August 10, 2018

James Rolfe discusses movies with pals Mike Matei, Justin Silverman and Kieran. Today the topic is the Schwarzenegger classic COMMANDO from 1985!


MAC and ME: McDonald’s Rip-Off E.T. Movie (1988)

August 3, 2018

James Rolfe reviews Mac and Me from 1988 with pals Mike Matei, Justin Silverman, and Tony from Hack the Movies.