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DVD Reviews

DVD Review: “City of Ember”

City of Ember, the most recent film from Walden Media, starts on a bit of a downer. In a post-apocalyptic era, a city has been built deep...

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DVD Review: “Boogeyman 3”

Someone needs to inform this new generation of filmmakers working with higher quality film and those using digital cameras that their blood...

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DVD Reviews, Television

DVD Review: “Skins, Volume 1”

Anyone who reads my Three Strikes Rule column is aware of how much I love the BBC’s much-hyped drama Skins.  Funny, heartbreaking...

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DVD Review: “Beethoven’s Big Break”

I could use this space to write a snarky column about the latest “Beethoven” film, Beethoven’s Big Break, which just...

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DVD Review: “Savage Grace”

Barbara Daly Baekland was an actress who married Brooks Baekland, heir to a Bakelite plastics company, and together they spent their lives...

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DVD Review: “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor”

Having missed the two previous Mummy films, I wasn’t too concerned about watching the third in the series, The Mummy: Tomb of the...

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DVD Review: “The Longshots”

The Longshots (2008, Dimension Films) (Purchase at Amazon) Let’s face it, I knew going into watching The Longshots that I...

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DVD Review: Parliament-Funkadelic, “1976 Live: The Mothership Connection”

The parallels between 1976 and 2008 are undeniable. Back then, the economy was in shambles, suffering through a wicked bout of inflation....

DVD Reviews, Television, TV on DVD

DVD review: “Speed Racer: Complete Classic Series Collection,” “Speed Racer: The Next Generation,” and “The Fast Track: The Movie”

Just in time for the holidays, the complete Speed Racer series has been re-released in a groovy collector’s set.  If you’re a...

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DVD Review: “Garden Party”

Garden Party (Lionsgate, 2008) purchase this DVD (Amazon) Garden Party, just released on DVD after a brief theatrical run, is one of those...

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DVD Review: “30 Rock,” Season Two

30 Rock – Season Two (Universal, 2008) purchase this DVD (Amazon) I know a lot of you aren’t watching this show, and I...

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”

Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) purchase this DVD (Amazon) It’s become awfully fashionable to hate on his movies all of a sudden,...

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DVD Review: Pete Seeger, “The Power of Song”

Pete Seeger: The Power of Song purchase this DVD (Amazon) You need to see this movie. He’s happily existed on the outskirts of the...

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DVD Reviews, Television

DVD Review: “The Office: Season Four”

The Office: Season Four purchase this DVD (Amazon) This is the best comedy on television, but it finished its fourth season languishing at...

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DVD Review: “Heroes” Season Two

Heroes: Season Two purchase this DVD set (Amazon) Yeah, yeah, I know. Second season wasn’t as good as the first. The magic’s...

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DVD Reviews, Music

DVD Review: Martin Scorsese & the Rolling Stones, “Shine a Light”

After watching the first 10 minutes, the most surprising thing about Shine a Light, Martin Scorsese’s concert documentary about the...