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DVD Review: The Kominsky Method -The Complete First Season

Chuck Lorre, the man behind such hit sitcoms as The Big Bang Theory, Mom, and Two and a Half Men takes on aging in his latest sitcom, The Kominsky Method. “We are passengers on boats slowly sinking,” Sandy Kominsky (Michael Douglas, Wall Street) says. A legendary acting coach in Hollywood, he was once a successful …

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The Circus (1928)

Blu-ray Review: The Circus (The Criterion Collection)

Released in 1928, The Circus marked the final appearance of the Little Tramp during the silent. era. 1928 was a time of transition for the motion picture industry. It would be the only year where silent movies and talkies were produced in roughly the same number. By 1929, most films had dialogue. Chaplin would make …

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Shazam! LAS

Blu-ray Review: Shazam! The Complete Live-Action Series

Now available on Blu-ray from the Warner Archive Collection, Shazam! The Complete Live-Action Series collects all 28 episodes of the Filmation program, which initially aired from 1974 to 1976. After airing under its own title for the first season, Shazam! was paired with The Secrets of Isis to create The Shazam!/Isis Hour. The set contains …

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Full Throttle

Blu-ray Review: Charlie’s Angels – Full Throttle

The three Angels (Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu) are back. The super detectives still work for Charlie (voice of John Forsythe), though there’s a new Bosley (Bernie Mac, replacing Bill Murray). They’ve been hired by the U.S. government to retrieve two high-tech rings, that when combined, reveal the names of people under the …

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Scarface (1983)

4K UHD Blu-ray Review: Scarface (1983) “The World Is Yours” Limited Edition

Though it has now achieved cult status, Brian DePalma’s Scarface failed to impress critics during its original theatrical run in 1983. Made for an estimated $25 million, box office response was tepid, only grossing only $66 million. Cartoonish and campy, Scarface played like a spoof of hard-core violence with a profanity-laced soundtrack so full of …

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Man of a Thousand Faces (1957)

Blu-ray Review: Man of a Thousand Faces

During the silent era, Lon Chaney made a series of unforgettable films including The Hunchback of Note Dame (1923) and The Phantom of the Opera (1925). Released in 1957, Man of A Thousand Faces is loosely based on his life story. James Cagney (Yankee Doodle Dandy) stars as Chaney. While it’s true that Cagney was …

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