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  • 'The Lair of the White Worm'
    DVD review: 'The Lair of the White Worm'
    It took some time, but this examiner was finally able to track down a copy of 'The Lair of the White Worm', a fairly obscure yet beloved (by some) cult film.Angus (Peter Capaldi) is a Scottish architecture student. He is digging near a bed...
  • 'BoJack Horseman: Season 1'
    DVD review: 'BoJack Horseman: Season 1'
    As one of many Netflix original series, 'BoJack Horseman' is the service's first foray into animation.Let's see how they did.BoJack Horseman (Will Arnett) is a washed-up, middle-aged horse/actor who was once the lead on a family...
  • 'Flirting With Disaster'
    DVD review: 'Flirting With Disaster'
    If you want to see David O. Russel's early work, you have to travel way back to the mid-90s. His debut was an independent feature called 'Spanking The Monkey.'This is not a review of that still-unseen film.This is a review of his next...
  • 'The Lego Movie'
    DVD review: 'The Lego Movie' (2014)
    One of the biggest successes of 2014, animated or otherwise, was 'The Lego Movie.'Let's arrive at the party late and see if all of the fuss was warranted.Keep in mind that all of this takes place in a universe populated by Lego...
  • 'Alan Partridge'
    DVD review: 'Alan Partridge'
    Though Steve Coogan might have a modicum of name recognition in America, he is very well known in his native England. His most-beloved character is a cocky radio personality named Alan Partridge.Let's explore the character's feature film...
  • 'Lucy'
    DVD review: 'Lucy'
    Early on, Luc Besson was one of those European directors that was untouchable. Instead of giving us talky, art-house fare people often expect from France, he provided some of the most exciting action films of the 90s. I'm referring to the...
  • 'The Wind Rises'
    DVD review: 'The Wind Rises'
    After a long and stories career of a near-unparalleled consistency, it seems as though Hayao Miyazaki has finally decided to bring his directing career to a close.His alleged swan song is a nostalgic tale called 'The Wind Rises'.Jiro...
  • 'Tusk'
    DVD review: 'Tusk' (2014)
    For a long time, you could really predict the tone and humor of a Kevin Smith movie. After awhile, he took some chances, mostly to the horror of his longtime audience. His real curveball came in the form of 'Red State'. It was at this...
  • 'Amarcord'
    DVD review: 'Amarcord'
    Federico Fellini is one of those Italian filmmakers whose work has endured over the years and is still exalted as creating some of the best films of all time.Let's take a look at what most critics consider to be his final truly meaningful work...
  • 'Black Mirror: The Complete First Series'
    DVd review: 'Black Mirror: The Complete First Series'
    'Black Mirror' has certainly created a bit of a stir among those who are on board with a British perspective on things.Considering this for my area of coverage is cheating a little bit as it is only available on Region 2 DVD and is shown...
  • 'Nekromantik'
    DVD review: 'Nekromantik'
    The funny thing about banning movies is that it creates a buzz about these works that would never have existed before.One notable example from Germany is a twisted little tale called 'Nekromantik'.Rob (Bernd Daktari Lorenz) works for a...
  • 'Magic In The Moonlight'
    DVD review: 'Magic In The Moonlight'
    Just like clockwork, every single year, Woody Allen releases another movie. Allegedly, his theory is that through volume, he is bound to have some good movies in there.Let's see if 'Magic In The Moonlight' is one of them.Wei Ling Soo...
  • 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For'
    DVd review: 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For'
    Robert Rodriguez is a busy guy, making films at a rapid clip. Frank Miller is one of the most accomplished comic book writers of all time. Their first collaboration in 2005 with 'Sin City' was reasonably successful. It took a whole nine...
  • 'Arrested Development: Season 4'
    DVD review: 'Arrested Development: Season 4'
    The beloved FOX show 'Arrested Development' was criminally cut short after three seasons. It was too clever and subversive to ever survive for long on network television.Enter Netflix which gave the show a chance to continue.Some time...
  • 'Nightbreed: The Director's Cut'
    DVD review: 'Nightbreed: The Director's Cut'
    After Stephen King, perhaps no author is as closely tied to the horror genre as Clive Barker. He has had a few forays into film, so let's check out one of his better-known offerings, 'Nightbreed: The Director's Cut'.Aaron Boone ...