Author: Scott Malchus

Scott Malchus is a writer, filmmaker and die hard Cleveland Indians fan. His memoir, “Basement Songs,” is available in paperback and Kindle. He wrote and directed the film “King's Highway." His family is heavily involved in fund raising to find a cure for cystic fibrosis. Scott Malchus is an employee of Cartoon Network and Turner Broadcasting. The opinions expressed on Popdose are his own and do not reflect those of his employer. Email: Malchus@popdose.com. Follow him @MrMalchus

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Theatre

Theater Review: “The New Bad Boys of Magic”

The estranged members of a magic act reunite on stage during The New Bad Boys of Magic, a one-act play now holding performances as a part...

Film

The Weekend Matinee: “Searching for Bobby Fischer”

For a couple of years, I’ve been trying to convince my daughter to watch this gem, but each time I explained the plot of "Searching for...

Film

The Weekend Matinee: “Gone with the Wind”

Was Gone with the Wind too long? I don’t know. Did I like it? Not sure. Obviously it left some impression on me, because here I am, 40...

Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “Quarry”

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Television, TV on Blu-ray

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Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “X-Men: Apocalypse”

"X-Men: Apocalypse" is a solid entry in the X-Men film canon. Not the best, but worth a visit just to see Quicksilver....

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Reviews: “Aliens: 30th Anniversary Edition” and “John Carpenter’s The Thing: Collector’s Edition”

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Blu-ray Review: “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising”

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Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Reviews: “Return of the Living Dead,” “Buckaroo Banzai” and “Midnight Run”

Three cult favs from the 80s receive beautiful treatment on Blu-ray....

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Television, The Three Strike Rule, TV on Blu-ray

The Three Strike Rule: Freaks and Geeks and Fallen Heroes

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Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD: “The Americans” Season 3 DVD

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Television, The Three Strike Rule

The Three Strike Rule: “Fargo” (Year Two)

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Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “Trumbo”

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Blu-ray Review: “Steve Jobs”

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Television, The Three Strike Rule, TV on Blu-ray

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Contests, Television, TV on DVD

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Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “The Martian”

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Book Reviews, Books, Music

Book Review: “Van Halen Rising” by Greg Renoff

Greg Renoff's "Van Halen Rising" charts the early triumphs, mishaps and wildness of the band that saved heavy metal....

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “Trainwreck”

Amy Schumer and Bill Hader are a perfect match in the Schumer/Judd Apatow film, "Trainwreck."...