Home Entertainment Release recap for December 7th,...

CRONOS: The Criterion Collection (1993)Director: Guillermo del Toro; stars: Federico Luppi, Ron Perlman, Claudio Brook DVD: $29.95 , Blu-ray: $39.95 Extras: Two audio commentaries, one featuring del Toro and the other producers Arthur H. Gorson and Bertha Navarro and co-producer Alejandro Springall; “Geometria,” an unreleased 1987 short horror film by del Toro, finished by the director in 2010, plus a new video interview with him; “Welcome to Bleak House,” a video tour by del Toro of his office, featuring his collectibles and personal work; new video interviews with del Toro, Navarro and actor Ron Perlman; video...

Release recap for Sept 21st, 2010

CASTLE: The Complete Second Season (2009-10) Stana Katic, Nathan Fillion, Seamus Dever, Jon Huertas, Tamala Jones. $45.99. Extras: “On Set With Seamus & Jon,” “On Location With Nathan,” “Manhattan’s Most Unusual Murders,” deleted scenes, “Misdemeanors: Bloopers & Outtakes.” (Disney). TV’s most engaging and unlikely crime-solving duo is back in the spectacular second season of ABC’s Castle. The banter flies faster than the bullets in this unique series, loaded with drama, romance, and laughs. Best-selling mystery novelist Rick Castle’s unique approach to crime solving may have won...

Home Entertainment weekly release for Feb 23, 2010

ADAM 12: Season 4 (1971-72) Martin Milner, Kent McCord $34.97. (Shout! Factory). Los Angeles, 1972 … Officers Pete Malloy (Martin Milner) and Jim Reed (Kent McCord) are on the streets fighting crime on the mean streets of Los Angeles. Created by Jack Webb, Adam-12 was a spin-off of the popular NBC TV series DRAGNET and similary portrayed incidents and situations that were based on real LAPD cases. Best-selling author and prolific television producer Stephen J. Cannell (The A-Team, 21 Jump Street) joined the series this season as head writer and story editor. FLASHFORWARD: Part 1, Season 1 (2009) Joseph Fiennes, John Cho, Sonya Walger,...

Green Lantern Movie News Feb23

Green Lantern Movie News

With a planned release date of June 17, 2011, the cast and creative team behind a live-action Green Lantern movie has just about filled out. Martin Campbell is directing (Homicide: Life on the Street, GoldenEye, The Mask of Zorro, Casino Royale) from a script worked on by Greg Berlanti (Everwood, Dirty Sexy Money, Eli Stone, Brothers and Sisters), Michael Green (Smallville, Heroes), Michael Goldenberg, and Marc Guggenheim (FlashForward, Law & Order, Dick Wolf’s Dragnet). This certainly seems a good team to put together a superhero movie, particular one about Hal Jordan, most renowned member of an intergalactic peacekeeping corps....

SOUTHLAND: The Complete First Season DVD Review

Warner Home Video Release date: January 26, 2010 MSRP: $29.98 Stars: Benjamin McKenzie, Michael Cudlitz, Tom Everett Scott, Regina King, Kevin Alejandro, Arija Bareikis In the interest of full disclosure, I must confess I am part of the reason that NBC dropped SOUTHLAND. I did not come up with The Jay Leno show or anything like that, but I never watched SOUTHLAND. I heard good things about it and meant to check it out, but never got around to it. Too many shiny things in the Lynch house. But the publicity garnered by it’s cancellation, and subsequent acquisition by TNT, put it on my radar and I decided to give it a shot on DVD. Most...