• Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 6:56pm

    MURDER ON THE HOME FRONT - Blu-ray review

    A serial strangler is on the loose in Blitz-era London, and pathologist Dr. Lennox Collins uses the latest science, and the help of his beautiful assistant Molly, to track down the killer while the bombs rain down. Really, not as exciting as you might think.

  • Monday, April 21, 2014 - 8:51pm

    LABOR DAY - Blu-ray review

    If you like to pick up the occasional Nicholas Sparks novel or watch a film based on one of his books, then “Labor Day” is right up your alley.

  • Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 2:24pm

    COWGIRLS 'N ANGELS 2: DAKOTA'S SUMMER - Blu-ray review

    Unrealistic? Sure. But films like “Cowgirls ‘n Angels” are a welcome oasis for children who live in an increasingly complicated world that offers many more chances for heartbreak than heartwarming moments.

  • Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 3:50pm

    THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY (2013) - Blu-ray review

    Literary purists won’t like that Stiller strayed so far from Thurber’s original plot, and fans of action comedies may think Thurber’s original elements are the weakest parts of this film. But somehow, out of a no-win situation, Stiller manages to make a likable movie that entertains and also provides a little get-out-of-the-basement inspiration.

  • Friday, April 18, 2014 - 12:29pm

    ONCE - Blu-ray review

    If “The Commitments” shows the gritty, robust side of Dublin and the Irish music scene, “Once” shows us a softer, more romantic side.

  • Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 1:41pm

    THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW: CAROL'S CRACK UPS - DVD review

    As anyone who’s watched “SNL” knows, sketch comedy is hit or miss, and these shows illustrate how uneven the comedy could be.

  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 2:57am

    DOUBLE INDEMNITY - Blu-ray review

    "Double Indemnity" has earned a spot in the pantheon of cinematic classics.

  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 1:05am

    THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE, SEASON 2 - Blu-ray review

    The four former code-breakers turned sleuths are back in the second season of "The Bletchley Circle," but nothing works quite as well the second time around. And there's no Mystery Machine, either.

  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 8:09am

    BREAKING THE WAVES - Blu-ray review

    Both a ferocious love story and a tale of the triumph of vital individual faith over ossified and corrupt organized religion.

  • Monday, April 14, 2014 - 2:08am

    TREME: COMPLETE SERIES - Blu-ray review

    To see a show that is so geographically centered and completely exploring it’s history, culture, heart, desperation and strength is quite an experience.

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