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Tropic Thunder: 2-Disc Director’s Cut

November 25, 2008

 Tropic Thunder: 2-Disc Director’s Cut

For the last few years, Ben Stiller has been coasting on his patented, one-note neurotic doormat shtick in films like Night at the Museum (2006), The Heartbreak Kid (2007), and others. What happened to the guy who could play a self-destructive junkie... 

Le Doulos: Criterion Collection

November 25, 2008

 Le Doulos: Criterion Collection

Jean-Pierre Melville was known for making genre films with rambling narratives that delighted in taking all kinds of plot diversions. His seventh film, Le Doulos (1962), based on the novel by Pierre Lesou, deviated from his usual approach to produce a... 

Chungking Express: Criterion Collection

November 24, 2008

 Chungking Express: Criterion Collection

Chungking Express (1994) is a film obsessed with time. Not only are its characters consciously aware of and thinking about time passing, but the film itself plays around with the slowing down and speeding up of time. The camera lingers on close-ups of... 

Spin City: The Complete First Season

November 20, 2008

 Spin City: The Complete First Season

Before he had critical and commercial success with the Scrubs television program, Bill Lawrence co-created Spin City with Gary David Goldberg, himself no stranger to producing a hit T.V. series with the huge triumph that was Family Ties. Spin City saw... 

Mystery Science Theater 3000: 20th Anniversary Edition

November 17, 2008

 Mystery Science Theater 3000: 20th Anniversary Edition

Before the advent of DVD audio commentaries, Mystery Science Theater 3000 provided irreverent commentary on 198 schlocky B-movies of the science fiction and horror variety over 11 years. The premise revolved around a man and his two robot sidekicks trapped... 

Missing: Criterion Collection

November 14, 2008

 Missing: Criterion Collection

Costa-Gavras’ Missing (1982) was part of an exciting trend in early 1980s cinema that included films like The Year of Living Dangerously (1982), Under Fire (1983), The Killing Fields (1984), and Salvador (1986) – powerful, politically-charged exposes... 

The Thriller in Manila released on DVD on 17th November

November 14, 2008

 The Thriller in Manila released on DVD on 17th November

Fight fans will love to know that the Thriller in Manila, the fight between Ali and Frazier, is out on DVD on November 17th with a host of extras. The press release is as follows: A powerful new feature-length documentary, Thriller in Manila tells the... 

Frankie Boyle Live

November 13, 2008

 Frankie Boyle Live

Whilst many avid viewers of the BBC comedy show Mock the Week have criticised the material that Frankie Boyle uses in his latest DVD, it is still worth a watch. It doesn’t really help that much of the material has also been seen on Live at the Apollo... 

Sleeping Beauty: 50th Anniversary Platinum Edition

November 13, 2008

 Sleeping Beauty: 50th Anniversary Platinum Edition

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, lived a beautiful princess. CGI was a phrase unknown to mankind. Hollywood introduced us to computers, giant boxes with blinking Christmas lights, their workings a mystery to everyone except Martians. The moniker... 

Hell Ride

November 13, 2008

 Hell Ride

The story goes that Quentin Tarantino is a fan of Larry Bishop’s films and when the two filmmakers finally met on the set of Kill Bill (2003); Tarantino reportedly told Bishop that if he wrote and directed an AIP-style biker film he would produce it.... 

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