Jericho: Season 1

October 18, 2007

In the 1980s, as the Cold War between the United States and Russia was intensifying, there was a real, palpable fear of nuclear war. This was reflected in our popular culture with literature like Whitley Strieber and James Kunetka’s Warday, films as... 

The Warriors: Ultimate Director’s Cut

February 4, 2006

Attention all you Boppers out there. Word on the street is that there’s a new edition of The Warriors on DVD. Can you dig it? When The Warriors came out in 1979 it was a modestly budgeted movie made by an up-and-coming director named Walter Hill and... 

The Girl Next Door: Unrated Version

December 13, 2004

If the American Pie movies were a new Millennium reworking of the Porky’s films, then The Girl Next Door is Risky Business (1983) for the 21st Century. Whereas Risky Business was a reflection of the age of materialism that defined the 1980s, The Girl... 

The Girl Next Door

November 23, 2004

When Elisha Cuthbert signed to play the role of a porn star in the latest teen comedy romp, all the ’24’ fanboys must have thought both their Christmases and Birthdays had come at once. Those who drooled at the trailer should stay where they... 

Sex and the City: The Complete Fifth Season

May 30, 2002

Just in time for the last run of episodes of Sex and the City, HBO and Warner Brothers have released the truncated fifth season on DVD. This set offers the best transfers so far with crystal clear resolution and strikingly vibrant colours. For the first... 


January 16, 2002

Along with fellow actor Clint Eastwood, Danny DeVito has had an underrated career as a director. His best known efforts, Throw Momma from the Train (1987) and The War of the Roses (1989) demonstrated not only distinctive stylistic chops but a knack for...