Community Episode 5.4 Recap

The six surviving Greendale Seven and Chang all agree to submit to what Abed describes as “the pie fight of cop movies,” and we all buckle down for 22 minutes (plus commercials) of what Community does best: A bottle episode.

Blu-Ray Round-Up: 12/23/13

We close out the year with a final Blu-Ray column looking at The Great Muppet Caper (one of the greatest comedies of all time), why Bill Murray never cared for Scrooged (even though its awesome), the 50th anniversary of Mary Poppins, and the home video debuts of The Lone Ranger and Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.

Assassin’s Creed IV: A Pirate’s Life For Me

THOUGHT BUBBLE: Eric digs deep into Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and finds life lessons about work ethic, libertarianism, Occupy Wall Street and commercialism. Is the pirate-Assassin’s lifestyle the most satisfying kind out there?

Home Entertainment Round-Up 10/10/13

This week on video store shelves we look at new releases Fast and Furious 6, Man of Steel, We’re the Millers, Touchy Feely Frances Ha, Force of Execution, Jayne Mansfield’s Car, Clear History, and Despicable Me 2, as well as classics Nashville, City Lights, and Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion.

The Dork Shelf Guide to Holiday Shopping: Day 4

After a brief hiccup yesterday, The Dork Shelf Guide to Holiday Shopping is back on track! Today, we have a special focus on DVD and Blu-Ray box sets. But we’ll be back to our usual melange of gift ideas tomorrow. Miss a day? Check out our directory and find out what cool picks for the […]

Home Entertainment Round-Up: 11/18/13

Lots to go through this week on the home entertainment front including the coal in the stocking that is the Paul Rudd/Paul Giamatti team-up All is Bright, the Blu-Ray debut of the exceptional astronaut drama The Right Stuff, John Carpenter’s ill fated TV pilot Body Bags, the toothless political drama The Attack, charming Irish creature feature Grabbers, the passable Dolph Lundgren/Randy Couture drug actioner Ambushed, and the gleefully sick Canadian sleaze flick, Junkie

Blu-Ray Round-Up: 10/28/13

This week on the home entertainment front, we take a look at new Blu-Rays for Pacific Rim, Slap Shot, R.I.P.D., High Plains Drifter, and Eyes without a Face.

Reel Indie at a Glance

Dork Shelf checks out a selection of the features playing at this year’s inaugural music themed film festival Reel Indie, which kicks off this Wednesday at The Royal and runs through Sunday, running the gamut of music from Rockabilly to jazz to emo pop and beyond.

Blu-Ray Round-Up: 10/7/13

It’s been a while, but we’re back with looks at new Blu-Rays for Iron Man 3, Psycho II, Psycho III John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness, Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life, Seconds, The Croods, Pain and Gain, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, and Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing.

Metallica: Through the Never Review

The IMAX 3D experience Metallica: Through the Never won’t win over anyone who hasn’t already been tickled by the band, but for those who enjoy metal at its heaviest and don’t mind seeing their rock gods with grey chest hair and receding hairlines, it is one hell of a night in the theater and the best way to make your eardrums ring without mortgaging your house to Ticketmaster.

Blu-Ray Round-up: 8/19/13

This might be our best Blu-Ray review round up yet, including The Muppet Movie, The Sword in the Stone, Wes Craven’s Swamp Thing, John Carpenter’s The Fog, Mel Brooks’ The Producers, and The Kentucky Fried Movie.