Oct. 3, 2012 09:30
The 1972 sci-fi cult favorite has never looked better than in this DVD/Blu-ray combo ($29.98 retail) that includes a wealth of special features including interviews with producer Bernard Gordon, director Eugenio Martin, a vintage audio interview with Peter Cushing (circa 1973) and more....
Sept. 26, 2012 08:43
A well-deserved special edition of Paul Bartel’s deliciously subversive 1982 black comedy, one of the principal cult comedies of the ’80s. Bartel and Mary Woronov play Paul and Mary Bland, an aptlynamed couple whose dream is to open their own restaurant (“Paul & Mary’s Country Kitchen”)....
Sept. 19, 2012 09:15
Susanne Rostock’s award-winning documentary offers a complete portrait of the man whose passion, drive and sheer obstinacy help effect change both in the United States and throughout the world, but sometimes at great cost to his personal and professional life....
Sept. 12, 2012 09:43
The Crazies, is the heroine here. Christopher Lloyd, Paul Scheer and — surprise! — Ving Rhames encore from the earlier film, and do enough scenery-chewing to give the piranha competition....
Sept. 5, 2012 08:55
Shot down over the English countryside on a combat mission, von Werra is taken prisoner and makes no secret of his intent to escape. Resourceful and relentless, he makes several unsuccessful attempts, but is undaunted....
Aug. 29, 2012 09:40
Naked Truth) who informs a number of high-profile people that he’s got irrefutable proof of their transgressions but will suppress publishing it if they pay him off....
Aug. 22, 2012 08:36
Richard Linklater combines documentary with down-home satire for this true-crime black comedy that proves it again: Truth is stranger than fiction. Jack Black is superb as Bernie Tiede, an assistant funeral director in the quaint Texas town of Carthage....
Aug. 15, 2012 08:57
This just hasn’t been the Philadelphia Phillies’ season, much to this fan’s chagrin, but this DVD boxed set revives some electrifying memories from better days....
Aug. 8, 2012 12:02
This 1979 sleeper gave big career boosts to first-time star Bill Murray and first-time director Ivan Reitman, and remains a quintessential summer-camp comedy, detailing the happy hijinks at Camp North Star....
Aug. 1, 2012 08:51
That was clearly the case in the action-packed ABC crime drama based on real-life treasury agent Eliot Ness, which ran four full seasons before finding eternal appreciation in syndication. (New York’s WOR-TV aired late-night reruns, where yours truly caught up with it....

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