This week's post includes reviews of the BluRay versions of the gloriously bad camp classic Showgirls and John Ford's archetypical 1939 Western Stagecoach.
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Jonah Hex is such a colossal waste of time that even thinking about seeing it would squander precious seconds of your life.
Wayne's persona -- its bigness, roughness, but also its decency -- literally came to define our heritage. And to a surprising degree, it still does.
Sadly, in both the Old West and the new West, the big boys in the smoke-filled rooms always need a Dick Cheney.
The Inauguration of our new Chief this January has miraculously, it would seem, inaugurated a shift in movie genre. Barack and Michelle looked like Fred and Ginger.
We're in a golden age for documentaries. More of them are shown in theaters and on TV than ever before and more people now have access to video cameras so they can make their own.
The people want a blockbuster in broad strokes, not a lengthy discussion of policy or a footnoted freakin' laundry list of the other side's missteps.
The TV series Star Trek is being released on DVD in a new and "improved" version that cleans up and removes old special effects and inserts brand new ones that never existed.
A spreading practice needs to be stopped right now. A number of studios -- led by Paramount/CBS -- are releasing old TV shows in half-season sets.
I've been away for a few weeks so let's play catch up on some of the top DVD releases of the past four weeks.
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