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new DVD releases in Region 1, July 7

green light (definitely check it out): Mystery Science Theater 3000: XV: Includes the experiments on The Robot Vs. The Aztec Mummy, The Girl In Lovers Lane, Zombie Nightmare, and Racket Girls. [Amazon U.S.] Doctor Who: The Rescue/The Romans: Early William Hartnell stuff, including how he helped start Nero’s big fire. Doh! [Amazon U.S.] [now available … more…

new DVD releases in Region 2, June 29

green light (definitely check it out): Revolutionary Road: Suburbia is nasty. [Amazon U.K.] [now available at Amazon U.S.] Che: Viva la revolution. [Amazon U.K.] Rachel Getting Married: Anne Hathaway as a cranky bitch, and we like her. [Amazon U.K.] [now available at Amazon U.S.] Wendy and Lucy: A girl and her dog. [Amazon U.K.] [now … more…

movie posters in London (part 2)

More movie posters spotted around London these last ten days. (Part 1 is here.) Very different from the ads I’ve seen at home for Push, and also: did they make Dakota Fanning’s head freakishly large, or what: Not a movie, of course, but what the hell. I get the sense that this is part of … more…

Push (review)

Dakota Fanning is the Littlest Action Hero in this disappointingly generic shoot-’em-up…

my week at the movies: ‘Push,’ and that’s it

It looks like I picked precisely the right week-to-ten-days to escape to London: I’ve got exactly one movie on my screening schedule for this week, and that’s not because I’m flying out of here early Wednesday morning. Mere hours before I hop on a plane to Heathrow — weather permitting on both sides of the … more…

trailer break: ‘Push’

Take a break from work: watch a movie trailer… Um, how is this different from X-Men and Heroes? And Firestarter? Crap, Dakota Fanning even looks like Drew Barrymore a bit, doesn’t she? I’m just wondering. Cuz in almost any other job in the world, if you were to go in to your boss’s office and … more…