Video & DVD

Trumping Democracy

Trumping Democracy

On November 8, 2016, Donald J. Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States, defeating opponent Hillary Clinton in one of the biggest political upsets of all time.  No one thought Trump could win.  He was behind in every poll, he ran on a message of hatred and bigotry, promising to antagonize […]

| December 7, 2017
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A New Leaf

A New Leaf

With A New Leaf (1971), Elaine May became the first woman in Hollywood to write, direct, and co-star in a major studio motion picture. It was a landmark moment for women filmmakers that was sadly marked by such significant studio intervention that May at one point sought to have her name removed from the film and […]

| December 5, 2017
The Guardians

The Guardians

Russia’s first blockbuster superhero film, The Guardians (Zashchitniki, 2017), made waves on social media earlier this year when a trailer featuring a minigun-wielding werebear began circulating on Facebook and Twitter. It declared to the world that those in Hollywood weren’t the only filmmakers capable of producing over-the-top, CGI-packed popcorn superhero movies, and the advertising worked, […]

| December 4, 2017
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TV on DVD

Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Apocalypse Saga Blu-ray Collection

Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Apocalypse Saga Blu-ray Collection

Kunihiko Ikuhara’s Revolutionary Girl Utena is an absolute masterpiece of an anime and is a prime example of the power of the eastern animation tradition. Broadcasted in 1997 in Japan, the story contains a fairy tale introduction by a princess that has been abandoned by her parents, due to their untimely death. A handsome prince […]

| December 5, 2017
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Westworld: Season 1

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Westworld: Season 1

For decades, Dr. Robert Ford (Anthony Hopkins; Silence of the Lambs) has been building lifelike robots to populate his wild west themed amusement park.  Westworld is a place where the very wealthy can go to indulge their deepest desires with complete realism and total lack of consequence.  They can hunt down outlaws, rob banks, search […]

| November 8, 2017
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Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Black Rose Saga Blu-ray Collection

Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Black Rose Saga Blu-ray Collection

Click for the review for the first Blu-ray collection here. Kunihiko Ikuhara’s Revolutionary Girl Utena is an absolute masterpiece of an anime and is a prime example of the power of the eastern animation tradition. Broadcasted in 1997 in Japan, the story contains a fairy tale introduction by a princess that has been abandoned by her […]

| November 7, 2017
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