DVD

This Week in DVD: 3/25/12

Your course schedule for This Week in DVD: Psychology (A Dangerous Method), philosophy (Confuscius), physical education (Monster Brawl), American Studies (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close), film studies (Corman's World), and detention (Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked).

This Week in DVD: 3/13/12

It's another big week of DVD/Blu-ray releases. This week Phil Brown takes a look at Steven Spielberg's big-screen adaptation of The Adventures Of Tintin, Lars Von Trier's crushing end of the world tale Melancholia, Jason Reitman's dark comedy Young Adult, HBO's Game of Thrones Season One box set, and more!

Interview: Amy Price-Francis of King

Dork Shelf talks to Amy Price-Francis, star of the Showcase comedy-drama King about the pressures of carrying a television show as a lead, the group dynamic of creating a crime procedural, and what to expect from season two of the show.

This Week in DVD: 2/28/12

It's a Beauty Day for DVD releases with the release of the Academy Award winning Hugo, The Kid With a Bike, and one of the best films of last year. Also, Johnny English Reborn and the Canadian action thriller Bounty Hunters.

This Week in DVD: 2/21/12

During a big week for DVD releases, we take a look at Brett Ratner's Tower Heist, the film festival favourite Martha Marcy May Marlene, the multiple Genie award nominee Café de Flore, and a trio of big name direct to DVD features starring the likes of Chris Evans, Colin Farrell, Keira Knightley, Ryan Reynolds, and Julia Roberts.

This Week in DVD: 2/14/2011

Not much of anything romantic on DVD this Valentine's Day (unless you count the family dynamic in the brilliant Take Shelter), but there are a pair of decent horror films, a drunken Johnny Depp, Samuel L. Jackson and Tommy Lee Jones arguing in a room for 90 minutes, and some pretty great philosophical discussions. Something for everyone! Except romantics.

This Week in DVD: 2/7/12

This week on DVD we go nose to nose with Lady and the Tramp, shot for shot in the Texas Killing Fields, word for word with Anonymous, and puff for puff with A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas.

This Week in DVD: 1/31/2012

This week's DVD column looks at Ryan Gosling's much talked about Drive, Richard Gere and Topher Grace squaring off in The Double, Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz buying a Dream House, and the re-releases of Lawrence Kasdan's 1991 Grand Canyon and 2001's seminal Monkeybone. Yes, Monkeybone.

This Week In DVD: 1/24/12

In our first weekly column about upcoming and current DVD and Blu-ray releases, we go toe to toe with boxing robots in Real Steel, ghosts in Paranormal Activity 3, cancer in 50/50, and sex traffickers in The Whistleblower.

Superman/Batman: Public Enemies Trailer

For the past few years Warner Brothers has produced a steady stream of animated straight-to-DVD films based on stories and characters from the DC Universe. The first film WB and DC released was Superman: Doomsday, a retelling of the popular “Death of Superman” arc.  The next was a tie-in to mark the release of The Dark Knight, Batman: Gotham Knight: six animé […]

Venture Bros. Season 3 DVD Review

Behold the might of Jeff’s Venture Bros. Season 3 DVD review! Bringing back the Anti-Gravity scale; things will be rated out of 1 to 5 G‘s! The Good The Venture Bros. is incredibly well written and layered. It stands up to multiple viewings and every episode has commentary. The Meh While we have deleted scenes, they […]