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Topic: dvd reviews

Bedlam: Season One

Has nothing to do with football, everything to do with ghosts.


Television series

Rod Lott
Bedlam Heights has an occupancy problem. Seems so few people wish to rent an apartment in a building that was once an insane asylum. Fewer when they learn the place is haunted by the ghosts of its former residents.
 
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of The Toynbee Tiles

An urban mystery is paved with mad intentions in the marvelous documentary ‘Resurrect Dead.’


Documentary

Rod Lott
Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of The Toynbee Tiles
7:30 p.m. Wednesday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch
okcmoa.com
236-3100
$5-$8
 
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Triple Tap

Let’s call it a third on-target.


Action

Rod Lott
Fresh from directing Jackie Chan in “Shinjuku Incident,” Derek Yee begins “Triple Tap” with a fun sequence of a marksman competition on an obstacle course of sorts, where sharpshooter Ken (Louis Koo, “Triad Election”) and cop Jerry (Daniel Wu, “Robin-B-Hood”) break records as rivals.
 
Thursday, December 22, 2011

Portlandia: Season One / The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret: Series One

Put a bird on it!


Television series

Rod Lott
IFC airs two comedies clearly too hip for the room ... which is why they’re on IFC, of course. Now that the first seasons of “Portlandia” and “The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret” have hit DVD, those of us without the cable channel can see if we’ve been missing anything.
 
Thursday, December 22, 2011

The Hunters / Removal

Remove these two from your sights.


Thriller

Rod Lott
First things first: Please watch this trailer:
 
Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Mildred Pierce

Joan Crawford, you've been pwned.


Television series

Rod Lott
How does a director go from shooting a Barbie-dolls biography of doomed vocalist Karen Carpenter to a prestige miniseries starring perhaps the greatest screen actress of her generation?
 
Tuesday, December 27, 2011

The Expendables: Extended Director's Cut

Even more of the manliest movie ever made.


Action

Rod Lott
From the set of "The Expendables 2," Sylvester Stallone introduces this "Extended Director's Cut" of his 2010 summer smash, which he says now sports "more content and more heart."
 
Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Gurozuka

You've got 'Ring' around the collar!


Horror

Rod Lott
Stop me if you've heard this one before: Japanese students stumble upon a mysterious tape featuring a girl with long, black, stringy hair who soon appears in real life to kill.
 
Wednesday, December 28, 2011

A Good Old Fashioned Orgy

Let's get it on (the TV).


Comedy

Rod Lott
Fresh from throwing his epic, annual White Trash Bash, professional gadabout Eric (Jason Sudeikis, TV's "Saturday Night Live") is told by his father that the Hampton home that has served as party central for Eric and his friends for nearly two decades is going on the market.
 
Thursday, December 29, 2011

Contagion

Catch it.


Thriller

Rod Lott
Director Steven Soderbergh's "Contagion" is a super-smart speculative thriller that isn't quite what you'd expect. The trailer kind of telegraphs as much by killing off Gwyneth Paltrow.
 
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
 
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