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Kenneth Turan's DVD pick: Comedies with Colbert (no, not Stephen)

March 27th, 2015 No comments

There was a time within the memories of those still living that the name Colbert associated with comedy referred to the great comedian Claudette Colbert, one of the queens of black-and-white wit.

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DVD: A little Hobbit inspires an epic waste of time

March 20th, 2015 No comments

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” (Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of intense fantasy action violence, and frightening images, 144 minutes): Considering investing $30-plus for the super special Blu-Ray Shire-riffic Special Edition?…

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DVD player ownership in Ireland is on the slide

March 19th, 2015 No comments

Seven in 10 homes still have one, but Comreg figures show rate has declined

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Comedian Bobby Collins to record new DVD at Easton State Theatre show

March 18th, 2015 No comments

Bobby Collins apparently loves Easton’s State Theatre, and the feeling is likely mutual.

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The 3-D fad is dying — and this film critic couldn’t be happier

March 18th, 2015 No comments

Walking into advance screenings of movies, you can sometimes hear audible groans from the critics as we walk in. No, it’s not just our arthritis: It’s the sight of 3-D…

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Blu-ray reviews: The Sound of Music, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, My Girl and Top Five

March 18th, 2015 No comments

A pair of radically different comedies, a slightly obscure coming-of-age film and a legendary musical are my top picks in Blu-ray home entertainment this week. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Rated PG, $29.98) — Ben Stiller's dopey night watchman Larry Daley concluded …

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Outerwall ending Redbox in Canada

March 17th, 2015 No comments

Bellevue-based Outerwall, best known for its Redbox DVD-rental kiosks and Coinstar coin-counting machines, said today that it’s shutting down its Redbox operations in Canada.

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Movies opening this week: March 15

March 15th, 2015 No comments

What movies are opening this week.

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Blu-ray reviews: From The Theory of Everything to Game of Thrones and 101 Dalmatians

March 10th, 2015 No comments

Potential Oscar winners, some dumb as well as gory cult classics, must-see television and the remastering of a Disney-animated gem are some of the tops picks in Blu-ray home entertainment this week. Latest and greatest “The Theory of Everything” (Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Rated PG-13, $34.98) — Not just a …

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'Dr. Who,' 'Hill Street Blues,' 'CHiPs' among TV shows on DVD this week

March 10th, 2015 No comments

The latest “Doctor Who” Christmas special arrives on DVD this week, along with the vintage series “Hill…

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