Queued Up: New Year’s Treats and an Interview with Oscar-Winner Joe Letteri

COLLISION COURSEAnother Earth straddles the line between indie think piece and cerebral science fiction. Aspiring college genius Rhoda tries to secretly make amends to a withering composer whose wife and child she killed in a drunken car accident. Meanwhile, a second Earth has been spotted in the sky …

by   |  12/29/2011  |  Comments (1)

Queued Up: DVD Holiday Gift Guide

‘Tis the season to give, give, give.

The holiday season always heralds a slew of hot new releases, lavishly repackaged reissues and unusual collectors sets. Here are some cool Yule ideas good for stuffing stockings or adding to the pile of presents under the tree. As always, check Deep Discount …

by   |  12/01/2011  |  Comments (2)

Queued Up: Q & A with Ivana Milicevic and Choice Halloween DVDs

It’s the scariest time of the year.

VELOCIRAPTOR RAPTURE — The famed playing God with dinosaurs trilogy finally gets the hi-def treatment, and it’s certainly one series that will look great on your big screen HD TV. While the first is still the best, and the series suffers from the …

by   |  10/28/2011  |  Comments Off on Queued Up: Q & A with Ivana Milicevic and Choice Halloween DVDs

Queued Up: The Cure For The Post-Summertime Blues…

… is hot video titles!

 

WALK PROUDLY, CARRY A HUGE HAMMER—One of the most recent Marvel Comics adaptations, Thor brings the Americanized version of the Norse Thunder God to life with lavish sets and eye-popping effects. Chris Hemsworth boldly embodies the battle hungry title character who defies the …

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Queued Up: Hot Home Video Titles That Won’t Give You Heat Stroke

A LOVABLE ILLEGAL ALIEN — Close encounters are usually portrayed as a scary affair, but in Paul they become endearing. Voiced by Seth Rogen, the titular E.T. (a rather cool CGI creation) is on the run from government spooks, then falls in with two British, alien-obsessed geeks traveling across the …

by   |  08/25/2011  |  Comments Off on Queued Up: Hot Home Video Titles That Won’t Give You Heat Stroke

Queued Up: Too Hot To Go Outside? Sit And Spin (These Discs).

OLD SCHOOL CHILLS — The horror explosion of the last decade has become played out in the last year or two with an endless barrage of remakes, reboots and subpar indies. But once in awhile a creepy gem sparkles through the haze of mediocrity, and Insidious is one of them. …

by   |  07/29/2011  |  Comments Off on Queued Up: Too Hot To Go Outside? Sit And Spin (These Discs).

Queued Up: Picking The Most Rockin’ Discs Of The Month

(RE)DISCOVERING BRIAN ENO – While most mainstream people know Brian Eno for his time with Roxy Music, his producing work with U2 and Coldplay and his collaborations with David Bowie, far less know of his pioneering ambient work that influenced everything from movie soundtracks to the “electronica” movement of the …

by   |  05/31/2011  |  Comments (5)

Queued Up: ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘Dead Man,’ ‘TRON’ And More!

So many discs to sift through, so little time. Here’s what’s rockin’ my world this month.

HARRY POTTER (forever) — Man, it seems like the Harry Potter franchise is the most bankable thing out there. Each year that a new movie comes out, Warner Bros. releases it on DVD while …

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Queued Up: For The Movie Buffs

I often joke that there are too many DVDs and not enough time. That sentiment especially resonates with fans of cult, horror and sci-fi flicks; one can never seem to keep up with everything that comes out, and frankly, who really wants to? As I get older I have begun …

by   |  03/23/2011  |  Comments Off on Queued Up: For The Movie Buffs


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