DVD

The New Old: The Jaws of Our Youth

This week, some films to appeal to our younger memories, as Phil Brown looks at the Blu-ray debuts of Jaws and The Royal Tenenbaums and dives into new blu's for Grosse Pointe Blank and Halloween 4 & 5

The New Old: America’s Sweethearts

While sick, one of our film critics went through a bunch of re-releases from the 80s and 90s from the 20th Century Fox archives (now being distributed by Anchor Bay). Without rhyme or reason he watched Ghost in the Machine, Six Pack, Hear No Evil, Jack the Bear, The Pirate Movie, Quicksilver Highways, Tough Enough, a made for TV remake of Vanishing Point, and former NFL great Howie Long's first starring role in Firestorm. We don't fully know why he did it , either, but some of them were good!

The New Old: Not-So-Teenage Wasteland

This week's archival DVD column takes a look at various people of different backgrounds struggling to find themselves, as we look at Martin Scorsese's debut, Mean Streets, a pair of films from Whit Stillman, the first season of the UK TV show The Inbetweeners, and Jim Jarmusch's Down By Law

This Week in DVD: 7/31/12

Not much new to report on the home video front this week aside from a pair of teen movies: the extremely successful and entertaining Detention and the only kind of okay LOL.

This Week in DVD: 7/25/12

It might be a day late, but check out our rundown of some of this week's biggest DVD and Blu-ray releases as looks at Keyhole, Jiro Dreams of Sushi, and Extraterrestrial, while Phil Brown looks at a holdover from last week with Casa de mi Padre.

This Week in DVD: 7/17/12

This week on DVD and Blu-Ray, takes on Mel Gibson in Get the Gringo, Lockout, Friends With Kids, Being FlynnA Bag of Hammers, and the fourth season of TV's Sanctuary, while Phil Brown sinks into American Reunion, Silent House, and Bobcat Golthwait's God Bless America.

The New Old: Theatre/Absurd

In our archival home entertainment column for this week, we look at forms of grand theatre and the theatre of the somewhat absurd, as Phil Brown looks at Ken Russell's Altered States and takes a look at some classic Kenneth Branagh Shakespeare with Twelfth Night and the 80s cheeseball classic No Holds Barred.

This Week in DVD: 7/10/12

In a busy week for little seen movies coming to DVD and Blu-ray, we take a look at Nicolas Cage in Seeking Justice, Willem Dafoe in The Hunter, director Morgan Spurlock's look at the San Diego Comic-Con, the offbeat comedy Jesus Henry Christ, Jon Voight in Beyond, and the aptly titled dark comedy Some Guy Who Kills People.

The New Old: Shades of Grey and Gray

In this week's archival DVD column we look at some great re-releases including the 40th anniversary of Deliverance, a pair of Criterions featuring Spalding Gray from director Steven Soderbergh, Oliver Stone's Born on the Fourth of July Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps, and some of the best no holds barred matches from the WWE.

This Week in DVD: 6/26/12

This week in new DVD releases, a pair of sonically intriguing films with the Best Picture winning The Artist and the winning Swedish import Sound of Noise, and a pair of buddy action films with the smash hit 21 Jump Street and WWE Studios' Bending the Rules

CONTEST: Win a WILFRED Season One BLU-RAY

We have not one, but two Wilfred: The Complete First Season Blu-ray sets to give away! Based on the acclaimed Australian comedy series of the same name, the FX series stars Elijah Wood as a down-on-his-luck lawyer who forms a unique friendship with his neighbor's pet dog Wilfred - a beer-chugging, foul-mouthed Australian bloke in a furry suit (played by Jason Gann).

The New Old: Cults of Personality

In this week's archival DVD and Blu-ray column, Phil Brown looks at three cult favourites that break genre expectations: Danny Boyle's Shallow Grave, Hal Ashby's Harold and Maude, and the John Wayne classic Hondo.

This Week in DVD: 6/19/12

This week on video store shelves, Phil Brown stays home with Jeff, Who Lives at Home before developing Wanderlust, while heads out west to deal with zombies in Exit Humanity and Christian Slater in Dawn Rider before returning home to wreck the place with Project X Also, a few words about the now cancelled Canadian cult series Being Erica and the intriguing family documentary My Reincarnation.

Interview: The Makers of Metal Evolution

Step into the pit with the creators of the VH-1 series Metal Evolution as co-directors and writers Samm Dunn and Scott McFayden talk about the daunting task of documenting the history of one of music's most notoriously splintered genres.