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Equus (Blu-ray)

April 12th, 2014 No comments

Recommended THE MOVIE: Please Note: The stills used here are taken from promotional materials and other sources, not the Blu-ray edition under review. In college, reading Peter Shaffer’s Equus had a profound impact on me.

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Ride Along (Blu-ray)

April 12th, 2014 No comments

Recommended The Movie: If aliens came to Earth and wanted to know what a “buddy cop comedy” was, you could take a little time to curate the finest and most varied entries in the subgenre or you could just have our visitor friends watch Ride Along . This is not because Ride Along is the best buddy comedy that cinema has to offer, but because it is such a by-the-numbers hodgepodge of all the …

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Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (Blu-ray)

April 11th, 2014 No comments

Skip It THE FILM: Click an image to view Blu-ray screenshot with 1080p resolution. After low-budget thriller Paranormal Activity earned over $100 million on a $15,000 budget, distributor Paramount churned out sequels annually for the next three years. Paranormal Activity 4 was a critical dud and earned far less than its predecessors, so the powers that be gave the franchise a year off before …

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Macworld Secrets: Set your DVD movies free with HandBrake

April 11th, 2014 No comments

To rip a DVD with HandBrake, you will first need to download the software – free from www.handbrake.fr . If you have a Mac with a Core 2 Duo or better processor, make sure that you get the 64-bit version of the program to speed up the time it takes to rip a disc.

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The second ‘Hobbit’ movie leads new movies on Blu-ray, DVD

April 10th, 2014 No comments

One of last year’s biggest hits, “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” leads new movies on DVD and Blu-ray…

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1st Daimidaler Blu-ray/DVD to Include Mini OVA

April 10th, 2014 No comments

Volume to Ship on July 25

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Allman Brothers Band 40th Anniversary Show Coming To DVD

April 10th, 2014 No comments

The Allman Brothers Band have announced the release of a new DVD that features their 2009 40th anniversary show at the Beacon Theatre where they played their first two albums in their entirety

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News: Cats choreographer Gillian Lynne launches fitness DVD at 88

April 9th, 2014 No comments

Acclaimed choreographer and director Gillian Lynne has launched a fitness DVD at the age of 88, aimed at dancers and older women. It is believed the release of Longevity Through Exercise, which draws on the…

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Charlie Lyne's home entertainment

April 9th, 2014 No comments

This week’s best DVD releases Upstream Colour Blu-ray & DVD, Metrodome First acts are overrated. All too often, the first third of a movie is a narrative non-starter – a barren storytelling tundra hospitable only to weak expositional dialogue and lazy stock characters, easing us into a film like toddlers steered into naptime by a particularly over-explanatory lullaby. Taking the rare editorial …

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DVD review: Doctor Who – The Best of the Doctor 2005-2011 – The Documentaries

April 8th, 2014 No comments

The lack of special features on some recent classic Doctor Who releases has been lamentable. But here’s the complete opposite. Special features from recent new Who releases without the episodes they go with.

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