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Holy Ghost People

Holy Ghost People examines two sisters whose bond is torn — but by what? After her sibling has been missing for more than a year, Charlotte (Emma Greenwell, TV's Shameless) intends to find out.
04/15/2014 | Comments 0

No Holds Barred

RLJ Entertainment's new Blu-ray for No Holds Barred begins with what seems like dozens of trailers for movies starring pro wrestlers from the WWE talent pool. Each flick went direct to home video, but once upon a time — aka 1989 — one had to go to the multiplex to catch such a spectacle.
04/15/2014 | Comments 0

Knights of Badassdom

In 2008, the third act of the guy comedy Role Models used LARPing — live-action role-playing, that is — as a backdrop for our protagonists' lessons learned. Today, Knights of Badassdom extends that half-hour into a full feature, to the point where viewers are left not smiling, but exhausted. 
04/02/2014 | Comments 0

Switched on

Not everything on television has to appeal to mass audiences. In fact, with the further fractioning of viewership thanks to alternatives like Netflix and VOD, more series can afford to become more niche. Here are five examples of shows both past and present — and new to DVD and/or Blu-ray — that encompass some of the more outrageous ideas ever to go beyond boardroom discussion.
04/02/2014 | Comments 0

Confession of Murder

Seventeen years after slaying 10 women and getting away with it, the charismatic serial killer Du-sok (Park Si-hoo) comes clean with a Confession of Murder, in this 2012 South Korean crime thriller. He does so by publishing a book that dishes all the grisly details.
04/02/2014 | Comments 0
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My Dog Tulip


Drama

Rod Lott
A man of letters finds life totally bitchin’ with ‘My Dog Tulip,’ a quaint animated film for big people.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The King's Speech


Drama

Phil Bacharach
Colin Firth is extraordinary as the stutterer who would be king in ‘The King’s Speech.’
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The Fighter


Drama

Rod Lott
And in this corner, ‘The Fighter,’ a knockout drama about the battles of pro boxer Micky Ward, both in and out of the ring.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Black Swan


Drama

Phil Bacharach
Darren Aronofsky’s psychosexual ballet thriller is trash — irresistible trash.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Made in Dagenham


Drama

Rod Lott
This recounting of the Ford sewing machinists’ strike of 1968 for equal pay isn’t quite seamless.
 
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

127 Hours

 
Thursday, December 2, 2010

Conviction

 
Thursday, November 4, 2010

Hereafter

 
Thursday, October 28, 2010

Secretariat

 
Thursday, October 14, 2010

The Social Network

 
Thursday, September 30, 2010

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

 
Thursday, September 30, 2010

Mao's Last Dancer

 
Thursday, September 30, 2010

Airmen


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Thursday, September 16, 2010

Lottery Ticket

 
Thursday, September 9, 2010

Extra Man

 
Thursday, September 9, 2010
 
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