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Minions Blu-ray Review

Minions hits Blu-ray today, here's a helpful review in case you were wondering whether or not make room on your Dork Shelf for this animated kids comedy with some genuine laugh out loud moments.

Our Brand Is Crisis Review

David Gordon Green departs from his usual indie fare to bring us the Sandra Bullock-starring political potboiler Our Brand Is Crisis, but are we buying it?

Home Entertainment Round-Up: 10/15/13

This week in home entertainment, we look back on the new Blu-Ray for The Little Mermaid and how the film pretty much saved Walt Disney Animation, as well as the Blu-Ray release of The Heat, and DVDs for Michael Winterbottom's The Look of Love, Alex Gibney's documentary We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks, and something called Detention of the Dead, which is exactly what it sounds like.

Gravity Review

Best viewed on the largest screen humanly possible to capture the scope and grandeur of every frame, Gravity is exactly the kind of blockbuster filmmaking mainstream audiences deserve but never get. It could very well over time gain the same kind of cultish notoriety as King Kong or Jaws in terms of delivering the goods to the viewer and giving audiences just enough to chew on to analyze it afterwards and view it again and again.

TIFF 2013: Gravity Review

Gravity Special Presentation Director: Alfonso Cuaron Following a prolonged absence from the director’s chair after the remarkable Children of Men, Cuaron has finally returned with Gravity and the result demands the use of descriptors like “astounding” and “groundbreaking.” As a visceral viewing experience and space simulation, there’s simply never been anything like this before. Continuing […]

The Heat Review

The Heat is a decently entertaining, if entirely formulaic, genre comedy that had somewhat astoundingly never been made to this point in this decent of a fashion..

News Shelf: 18/01/13

And now, all the film, game, and comic news that’s fit to print. Gremlins might be getting the reboot treatment, Cuarón's Gravity gets a release date, Dead Island: Riptide offends with crass Collector's Edition, fan campaign gets JRPG localized, the X-Men become an all-female team and the internet loses its shit, and DC Comics cancels a boatload of titles.

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).