Articles by Eric Bennett

The Office: Season 2

April 26, 2004 // 0 Comments

Christmas 2003, my mother’s house. My twin brother and I are taking turns on her DVD player playing scenes and clips from our new Christmas presents. She mentions, to our horror, that she has a (gasp) videotape she wants us to see. We reluctantly ask [...]

Matrix: Revolutions

April 20, 2004 // 0 Comments

The dictionary has various definitions of the word "Revolution": (1) A movement in an orbit around a point, (2) a momentous change in a situation, and (3) a sudden political overthrow brought about within a given system. Depending on your view [...]

Chapelle’s Show: Season 1

April 1, 2004 // 0 Comments

A match for Comedy Central’s other show – "South Park" for controversy and pushing boundaries on cable, "Chapelle’s Show" maiden season makes an appearance in the form of a 2-disc box set. If Richard Pryor were given his own [...]

Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 1

March 30, 2004 // 0 Comments

What happens when you mix Charlie Brown, Woody Allen, Ziggy, and Los Angeles? You get Larry David’s "Curb your Enthusiasm." The DVD of Season one is out, and packs a walloping 360 minutes of content on 2 discs. Larry David, co-creator of [...]

Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie

March 28, 2002 // 0 Comments

What do you get when you add martial arts, time travel, killer cyborg beetles, Robin Hood, talking dogs, and a Scottish brute armed with bagpipes and a machine gun for a leg? Samurai Jack from Cartoon Network, of course. This unique effort from creator [...]

Remains Of The Day

February 25, 2002 // 0 Comments

Repression does have a name, and its Stevens the butler, played masterfully by Sir Anthony Hopkins. Hopkins helms the title role with uncanny subtlety and subdued passion, as his character simply honors duty before self – and to a fault. Strong evidence [...]

Hearts In Atlantis

February 25, 2002 // 0 Comments

With a title as curious as its story, Anthony Hopkins stars as Ted Brautigan, a man with a mysterious past who wanders into the life and home of a young suburban kid named Bobby Garfield, played by Anton Yelchin. Ted takes residence in an upstairs loft in [...]