Archive for September, 2011

Lie to Me – The Complete Final Season

Lie to Me – The Complete Final Season

| September 29, 2011

Dr. Cal Lightman (Tim Roth) and his team work for a private organization. They can be hired by the police, government, private business, or citizen to determine if persons of interest are lying about key information. The description sounds pretty boring, but they do manage to concoct a very interesting array of stories in which […]

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Modern Family: Season 2

Modern Family: Season 2

| September 28, 2011

Full of more than just gags and pratfalls, Emmy Award-Winning, Outstanding Comedy Series, Modern Family: Season 2, is now available on DVD and Blu-ray. This year, its unsurprising five Emmys have proven the show is a Prime-time television mainstay. Julie Bowen as Claire and Ty Burrell as Phil took the cake as outstanding supporting actor […]

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47th Annual CIFF: The Artist

47th Annual CIFF: The Artist

| September 28, 2011

Call it an homage to the silent era of cinema, call it a back to basics approach to filmmaking, but one thing is for certain: Michel Hazanavicius’ The Artist is an absolute gem of a film. Jean Dujardin stars as George Valentin, a silent film sensation that wows audiences everywhere. During a premier of his […]

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Yu Yu Hakusho: Season Three on Blu-ray

Yu Yu Hakusho: Season Three on Blu-ray

| September 28, 2011

The stakes are higher than ever for Spirit Detective Yusuke Urameshi and his cohorts in this cross-section of episodes from the brilliant, character-driven fighter, Yu Yu Hakusho. Based on the manga by incomparable Yoshihiro Togashi, Yu Yu Hakusho is easily the most addictive animes you’re likely to encounter. Collecting episodes 57-84, this Blu-ray collection, along […]

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Shanghai Mystery

Shanghai Mystery

| September 27, 2011

Meili (Vivian Wu) wears many hats. She is a career woman, wife, mother of an 8 year old boy, and friend. When her husband is murdered while traveling in China on his way to sign a joint-venture business contract, her hats are changed to widow and single parent. Her son starts running away from home […]

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Corpse Princess: The Complete Series

Corpse Princess: The Complete Series

| September 27, 2011

Corpse Princess: Shikabane Hime is a beautiful, action packed, zombie killing, character driven fore into anime entertainment. The elements of several different genres, such as horror, drama, and fighter, are successfully combined together creating an anime that is refreshing and fun to watch. Corpse Princess was originally produced by Studio Gainax, which also known for […]

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Larry Learns to Listen

Larry Learns to Listen

| September 27, 2011

“Oh, Pistachio, you need to listen to those who love you the most: your parents.” Larry Learns to Listen is fun from start to finish. The included imperfections in this hilarious tale made up of two shorts reassure kids that nobody’s perfect, not even talking vegetables! You never really know what to expect from moment […]

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Queer as Folk: The Complete Collection

Queer as Folk: The Complete Collection

| September 27, 2011

This landmark series, which originally aired on U.K.’s Channel 4 between 1999 and 2000, follows a group of gay men living in Manchester, England. The series’ primary focus is on the characters Stuart, Vince, and Nathan. Stuart (Aidan Gillen, The Wire), a wealthy, self-centered businessman, goes to bed with a different man every night and […]

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L’amour Fou

L’amour Fou

| September 27, 2011

It’s been a while since I’ve sat down and watched a “serious” film. For the past few weeks I took a sabbatical to focus on Eddie Murphy’s less notable efforts (e.g. Nutty Professor 2: The Klumps). When the chance finally arose to watch L’amour Fou, a documentary on the life of fashion icon Yves Saint […]

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Lost Heritage

Lost Heritage

| September 27, 2011

Pierre Mombin (Luc Saint Eloy) goes on a voyage to a remote yet breathtaking part of Africa to claim an inheritance and to gather more insight regarding his royal lineage. He eventually learns that he is the descendant of Olimbe, the younger brother to Olanga. Olimbe was set to reign as King but out of […]

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