Video & DVD

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2:22

Every once in a while a movie comes along that really lights up my imagination and I appreciate the potential of it more than the film itself.  It can be frustrating to see what a movie could do while instead it plays it safe.  Inception comes to mind as one of the coolest concepts for […]

| September 19, 2017
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Harold (Thomas Middleditch; Silicon Valley) and George (Kevin Hart; Ride Along) have been best friends since bonding over the hilariously named Uranus in kindergarten.  Doing whatever it takes to survive their soul crushing elementary school, Harold and George play pranks, torment their principal Mr. Krupp (Ed Helms; The Daily Show), and spend hours upon hours […]

| September 17, 2017
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The Lost World (1925)

The Lost World (1925)

Look back on the history of cinematic special effects artists and consider for a moment how many master/protégé working relationships found the protégé moving on to become as important and influential in their respective fields as the men they studied under had been. When I think about those special make-up effects artists who’ve defined the […]

| September 13, 2017
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TV on DVD

Lethal Weapon: Season 1

Lethal Weapon: Season 1

I’ve become as enamored as anyone else with this trend of turning a movie or movie series into a television series.  Fargo is terrific, Hannibal is amazing, West World isn’t really my cup of tea but it’s obviously very popular.  When I heard they were turning Lethal Weapon into a series, like many my first […]

| September 19, 2017
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The Big Bang Theory: Season 10

The Big Bang Theory: Season 10

Let’s pause for a second and explore the fact that I’ve seen every episode of The Big Bang Theory.  It’s difficult to explain because I recognize that the show is deeply flawed in every way.  The characters are middling, the storylines are predictable sitcom fodder, and its portrayal of nerd culture is insulting to anyone […]

| September 17, 2017
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Arrow: The Complete Fifth Season

Arrow: The Complete Fifth Season

The Green Arrow stands alone. Five months after the death of Black Canary and Team Green Arrow going their separate ways, Oliver Queen struggles to keep Starling City safe as The Green Arrow and fulfill his duties as mayor. Clinging to the hopes that Spartan and Speedy will return, Oliver’s mayoral approval ratings nose-dive as […]

| September 16, 2017
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