Video & DVD

Storms of the Century

Storms of the Century

Last month, Mill Creek Entertainment released Storms of the Century on DVD, a collection of five natural disaster TV movies and miniseries that aired between 1996 and 2007. Typically I, and I’m sure many of you, avoid such releases as this which repackage a glut of obscure movies at super low prices, as they rarely […]

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Horsehead

Horsehead

A young girl studying the psychology and physiology of lucid dreaming finds herself working through some family baggage in her sleep.  Jessica (Lilly-Fleur Pointeaux) and her mother (Catriona MacColl) have never gotten along.  Caitlyn (MacColl) doesn’t understand why Jessica is wasting her life studying dreams and delusions and not devoting her life to something more […]

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
While We’re Young

While We’re Young

In While We’re Young (2014), writer/director Noah Baumbach approaches the concerns of his dispirited middle-aged characters with terrific wisdom. His is a deft eye that’s focused squarely on the nuances of the human condition as we move kicking and screaming into adulthood. It’s a film about confusion and yet it is itself a somewhat confused […]

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
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TV on DVD

The Wonder Years Season Three

The Wonder Years Season Three

Television can be a perplexing medium. Shows can range from high end quality (The Sopranos, Seinfeld, Boardwalk Empire) to bottom of the barrel drek (Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Jersey Shore). Some shows cater to specific age groups. Occasionally a show appears on the television landscape that brings viewers of multiple generations together. One such […]

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Peter Benchley’s Creature

Peter Benchley’s Creature

Did you ever get the feeling, when you hear about an upcoming home video release, that perhaps the distributor is putting that title out just for you, as if their decision-making process had been cosmically driven by your deeply personal, esoteric interests? That’s how I felt when I learned of Olive Films’ upcoming Blu-ray release […]

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
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CPO Sharkey – Season 1

CPO Sharkey – Season 1

While I tend to watch newer TV shows or go back and watch stuff from within my lifespan, it is interesting to occasionally go back further and watch TV from an antiquated era.  I enjoy seeing how the world was different even if the world in question is being distorted by situational comedy.  Oddly, I’d […]

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
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