2012 Holiday Gift Guide: TV on Blu-ray and DVD

Each year, as one of the TV reviewers for Popdose, I’m sent many great box sets of television series released on DVD and Blu-ray.  As the holiday season approaches, I’d like to take the time to point out my favorite ...

Revival House: “You guys wanna go see a dead body?”

Twenty-five years ago, on August 8, 1986, Rob Reiner’s Stand By Me opened in limited release (opening in wide release on August 22).

In 1982, one of my favorite Stephen King books Different Seasons was published, consisting of four novellas that ...

Dw. Dunphy On… Crawling Through a Winter Wonderland

Hey, East Coast, are you feeling a little European today? It’s the last great Blizzard of 2010, folks.

I have just finished digging out our driveway (thanks to the neighbors for the snow blowing, shovel assistance and the salt) and the sun ...

Soundtrack Saturday: “When Harry Met Sally…”

Well, here we are: the final Soundtrack Saturday of 2010. To close out the year, I thought it would be appropriate to discuss a film whose story not only spans many years in its characters lives, but also sees them through ...

Blu-ray Review: “Flipped”

Flipped (Warner Bros., 2010)

Remember the pre-North era, when Rob Reiner could do no wrong? Those days were long ago. Now, we count ourselves lucky if a Reiner movie is only a little bit maudlin — ...