May 29: DVD alternatives to this weekend’s multiplex offerings

Up, Disney, Pixar, Around the World in 80 Days, Oscars, David Niven, Discovery Channel, National Geographic Channel, Boy and His Dog, Don Johnson, Drag Me to Hell, Sam Raimi, Evil Dead II, Three Stooges, Chuck Jones, Bruce Campbell, Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey, What Goes Up, Steve Coogan, Wonder Boys, Michael Douglas, Breakfast Club, Brothers Bloom, Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel Weisz, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Michael Caine, Steve Martin, Glenne Headly, French Riviera

trailer break: ‘The Pink Panther 2’

Take a break from work: watch a movie trailer… If there was any doubt that Hollywood thinks audiences are morons, surely it must be laid to rest by this trailer. If this is all the funniest stuff — as, alas, trailers tend to focus on — I can’t even begin to imagine the trial that … more…

5 reasons I’m psyched for ‘The Brothers Bloom’

All this weekend! 5 movies I’m psyched for in December and 5 reasons why. No. 4: The Brothers Bloom [opens in the U.S. on December 19; no U.K. release date has been set yet]. 1. It’s the sophmore film from writer-director Rian Johnson, whose first feature was the astonishingly unique Brick. That one turned film … more…