Archive for January, 2011

Garrow’s Law Season 1

Garrow’s Law Season 1

| January 29, 2011

Garrow’s Law follows the career of young idealistic barrister William Garrow in the late 18th century. This is a riveting new courtroom drama series, originally made for BBC Television. Garrow is an idealist lawyer with a passion for reform and a tempestuous nature. The series is a winner of a Royal Television Society award for […]

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The Mechanic

The Mechanic

| January 28, 2011

Jason Statham (The Expendables, Crank) stars in this remake of the 1972 film starring Charles Bronson. After being blatantly duped into assassinating his only friend and mentor Harry (Donald Sutherland), hitman with heart Arthur Bishop (Statham) takes in Harry’s deadbeat son Steve (Ben Foster, 3:10 to Yuma) and trains him in the ways of the […]

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Beauty and the Briefcase

Beauty and the Briefcase

| January 28, 2011

ABC Family may need to re-name their network soon. The debut of shows like “The Secret Life of the American Teenager”, and “Ten Things I Hate About You” demonstrate that the network is turning its focus to what must be its most sizable demographic: teenage girls. Presumably they’re having some success. Their newest entry in […]

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Single-Handed

Single-Handed

| January 27, 2011

Single Handed is the story of a lone cop’s challenges in policing an isolated area of Western Ireland. Filmed in Connemara, the program shows us some of the most beautiful coastal areas in Ireland. Actor Owen McDonnell’s Sergeant Jack Driscoll investigates and solves different crimes which occur on his turf. Just transferred to the area […]

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Margot Kidder

Margot Kidder

| January 26, 2011

I had a discussion over the phone recently with Margot Kidder(Superman, Amityville Horror, Sisters) regarding her new film, ‘Love At First Kill’. Actually, we talked about more than just the movie, and the film was made about three years ago, directed by the late John Daly(producer, Platoon and Terminator). MK(Margot Kidder): Hi, where are you […]

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Dead Space: Aftermath

Dead Space: Aftermath

| January 25, 2011

This animated follow-up to EA’s popular 2008 survival-horror video game, Dead Space, finds the USG O’Bannon, following the events of the game, responding to the distress signal of the USG Ishimura and subsequently overwhelmed by Necromorphs. Aftermath‘s story of the ill-fated O’Bannon is related by the mission’s four sole survivors, each with their own, conveniently […]

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Raging Bull: 30th Anniversary Edition

Raging Bull: 30th Anniversary Edition

| January 25, 2011

Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese’s 1980 masterpiece, Raging Bull, is an extraordinary character study in the tradition of Citizen Kane, reminding us that, at the end of the day, even the greatest of men are still just men. Star Robert De Niro would win the Academy Award for his performance as self-destructive boxer Jake La […]

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I Spit On Your Grave (2010)

I Spit On Your Grave (2010)

| January 24, 2011

February 8, 2011 – Anchor Bay Entertainment releases a grisly tale of revenge with the release of the unrated I Spit On Your Grave – both the 1978 original classic and the state-of-the-art 2010 remake on high-definition Blu-ray™ and DVD. In 1978, Meir Zarchi’s I Spit On Your Grave shocked audiences all over the world. […]

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Ip Man 2: Legend Of The Grandmaster

Ip Man 2: Legend Of The Grandmaster

| January 22, 2011

I am a big Donnie Yen fan. You’ve probably seen him, you just don’t know it. He’s one of China and Hong Kong’s biggest stars and a legendary martial arts actor and fight choreographer. Here in the States you may have recognized him in Blade II, Hero, Shanghai Knights, or last year’s Ip Man. If […]

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Blue Murder: The Complete Collection

Blue Murder: The Complete Collection

| January 22, 2011

On February 1, 2011, Acorn releases the complete DVD collection of Blue Murder, a show which blends the gritty realism of murder investigations with the warmth and chaos of family life. Newly promoted Detective Chief Inspector Janine Lewis commands a close-knit police team that probes some of Manchester’s most gruesome murders. And, as a single […]

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