Video & DVD

Between Us

Between Us

Diane (Olivia Thirlby; Dredd) and Henry (Ben Feldman; Madmen) have been together for so long that they’re practically married but the couple have always resisted the pressures put upon them by society and their families to settle down, get married, buy an affordable apartment in a respectable neighborhood and have a few kids.  As they […]

| May 22, 2017
Willard (1971) & Ben (1972)

Willard (1971) & Ben (1972)

As a pair of films, Willard (1971) and its sequel Ben (1972) stand in stark contrast to each other and I’ve always been fascinated by the differences between the two. Willard offers audiences an unrelentingly tense character study hinging on a revenge narrative that’s elevated by the addition of a horror component in the form […]

| May 16, 2017
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Wonder Woman: Commemorative Edition

Wonder Woman: Commemorative Edition

When I think back on the first wave of DC Universe Animated Original Movies, Wonder Woman (2009) may not stand out to me as the most ambitious or even the most impressive. Of the first six animated DC pictures released between 2007 and 2009, though, Wonder Woman has always stuck out to me as perhaps […]

| May 15, 2017
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TV on DVD

Ice: Season One

Ice: Season One

I know what you’re thinking.  How can an AT&T original series be anything but amazing?  Or maybe you’re thinking that you didn’t know AT&T made original programming.  I sure didn’t know.  It raises a lot of questions for me in terms of where this airs?  On AT&T DVR boxes exclusively?  Has anyone ever seen this […]

| May 18, 2017
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Animal Kingdom: Season 1

Animal Kingdom: Season 1

When Joshua’s (Finn Cole) mother dies of a drug overdose, his grandmother, Smurf (Ellen Barkin; Ocean’s 13), takes him in and wastes no time getting him involved in the family business: bank heists.  Josh’s uncles – Baz (Scott Speedman; Underworld), Pope (Shawn Hatosy; Alpha Dog), Craig (Ben Robson), and Deran (Jake Weary) – at their […]

| April 24, 2017
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Catfight

Catfight

I really wanted to dislike this movie.  As a form of promotion, the director (Onur Tukel) along with co-stars Anne Heche and Sandra Oh went on a podcast I’ve been listening to for years called Doug Loves Movies, where comedian Doug Benson (Friends) invites guests on to talk about movies and play games in front […]

| April 24, 2017