In Good Company

August 7, 2007 // 0 Comments

"In Good Company" is not exactly the film you'd expect to see in Universal's current HD-DVD push as it is neither part of their "half-time classic" catalog, such as "Dragonheart, " "Smokey And The Bandit", [...]


August 6, 2007 // 0 Comments

Kevin Smith's films have developed quite a devoted fan base over the years. His very funny offensive humor mixed with social commentary is often a hit or miss affair, and I must admit I admire all of his films. And yes, I even liked "Jersey [...]

A Scanner Darkly

August 1, 2007 // 0 Comments

In 1991 I was in love with a movie called "Slacker". It was excellent, and still is, and I consider it a classic in some ways, at the very least it made me want to visit Austin, Texas. I still haven't visited Austin, and I hate college [...]


July 30, 2007 // 0 Comments

"Norbit, " the latest Eddie Murphy vehicle is directed by Brian Robbins, whose previous credits are mostly as producer of some fairly successful television series, including "Smallville" and the mega blockbuster "Wild Hogs". [...]

The Big Lebowski

July 20, 2007 // 0 Comments

There truly aren't that many movies that I have on heavy rotation over the years. We have "Casablanca", "Citizen Kane", "Apocalypse Now", the television series "The Sopranos". For many reasons "The Big [...]

Dante's Peak

July 19, 2007 // 0 Comments

The last time I saw "Dante's Peak" was almost 10 years ago when Universal released the Collector's Edition DVD. It was an impressive outing then, I recalled, but wasn't sure if the film itself would still live up to my – [...]

Liar Liar

July 12, 2007 // 0 Comments

It has become a little quieter around Canadian wunder-comedian and rubberface Jim Carrey in recent years as he has also turned his career interests towards more mature films and dramas. Nonetheless, he still ranks as one of Hollywood's best comics in [...]

The Fountain

July 11, 2007 // 0 Comments

"The Fountain" is without question a fascinating subject to tackle and I certainly couldn't believe some of the negative reviews it received upon its release. They were simply vicious. "Heaven's Gate" vicious, in fact, this [...]

The Cowboys

July 6, 2007 // 0 Comments

I'll just start off by mentioning I had never had the opportunity to see Mark Rydell's film "The Cowboys" until recently, and I'm glad I waited, I am thrilled to be able to witness it for the very first time on HD-DVD! Released in [...]

Midnight Run

July 2, 2007 // 0 Comments

After the success movies like "48 Hours, " and "Beverly Hills Cop" established for the genre of the action cop comedy a number of movies tried to ride the wave. Some were more successful than others but clearly, one of the better ones [...]
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