Video & DVD

Matinee: Collector’s Edition

Matinee: Collector’s Edition

Joe Dante knows monster movies. I mean, the man made the seminal 80’s creature features Gremlins (1984) and The Howling (1981), not to mention the stellar Jaws­ knock-off Piranha (1979). And there’s no doubting the man loves cinema too. His web series Trailers From Hell stands as perhaps the most ambitious, extended, star-studded love letters […]

| January 10, 2018
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Yor: The Hunter from the Future 35th Anniversary

Yor: The Hunter from the Future 35th Anniversary

It’s here on Blu-ray at my side: Yor: The Hunter from the Future (1983) starring Reb Brown. That this is something I can write in all honesty at this time is nothing short of magical. While Yor by no means has or likely ever will change the world of film in any substantive way, it […]

| January 9, 2018
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Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel

Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel

I have a pretty high tolerance for bad movies.  Give me something like Sharknado or Birdemic or The Room, and I will watch it over and over again.  I will have my friends over to watch it over and over again.  I will write glowing reviews, and analyze it, and do podcasts about it, as […]

| January 8, 2018
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TV on DVD

Fargo Year 3

Fargo Year 3

Over the last few decades, Hollywood executives have mined the fertile ground of television instead of putting time and effort into original scripts. For the most part, TV’s shows do not make good feature films. Let’s take a look at 2017. CHiP’s, a popular motorcycle cop dramedy from the 1970’s, was turned into a dreadful, […]

| December 13, 2017
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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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