The Hangover: Unrated Blu-ray/DVD

Studio: Warner Bros.

Dec 15, 2009 DVDs Web Exclusive

Director Todd Phillips was on the outs from some movie fans after the terrible back-to-back crappiness of Starsky & Hutch and School for Scoundrels (not to mention having his involvement virtually erased from Borat), but 2009 was as perfect a year as any for a comeback. The Hangover provided a much-needed hilarious escape from the many overbloated disappointments (Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Terminator Salvation, X-Men Origins: Wolverine) of the sequel-laden summer and became one of the most successful R-rated comedies of all time.  More

Nov 17, 2009 DVDs Web Exclusive

Kevin Smith. Hockey enthusiast, filmmaker, porn-loving, and father are a few words and phrases that describe him, but "funny" would be what I'd put up top. This is the first box set of Smith's films and it contains three of his best films and extras that showcase his particular comic genius. More

Nov 11, 2009 DVDs Web Exclusive

The totally underrated Severin Films' timely Blu-ray reissue of Enzo G. Castellari's 1978 Euro War film (think: spaghetti western with tanks) The Inglorious Bastards is a definite must-see for fans of Quentin Tarantino's latest opus. More

Nov 03, 2009 DVDs Web Exclusive

Alfred Hitchcock's sensationally entertaining North by Northwest is 50 years old, and to celebrate, Warner Brothers has dumped over a million dollars into a flawless restoration that makes the film look as though it were released just last week. More

Oct 28, 2009 DVDs Web Exclusive

Following last year's tremendous DVD box set tribute to Western director Budd Boetticher, Sony has moved the spotlight to low-budget filmmaker and controversy magnet Samuel Fuller. More

Oct 26, 2009 DVDs Web Exclusive

To say expectations were low for It's hard to believe that the kid in The Gate grew up to play the big bad in Blade. Stephen Dorff plays Glen, a kid in the suburbs who meets creatures in his backyard. Sound familiar? Well, these creatures don't like Reese's Pieces, and they emerge from a hell gate conjured from a European heavy metal album! More

Adventureland Blu-ray/DVD

Studio: Miramax

Oct 06, 2009 DVDs Web Exclusive

The tradition of the hanging-out movie continues with Greg Mottola's Adventureland, which along with his previous effort, Superbad, joins the ranks of films such as Dazed and Confused and American Graffiti in which nothing much happens, but everything happens.  More

I Love You, Man

Studio: Paramount

Oct 05, 2009 DVDs Web Exclusive

“I’m slappin’ the bass, man!” That line from Paul Rudd alone makes I Love You, Man worth seeing. Fortunately, director and co-writer John Hamburg’s bromance is solid all the way through remains one of the better films of 2009. More

Sep 30, 2009 DVDs Web Exclusive

After the disappointing Green Lantern: First Flight, Warner Premiere needed a hit, and they have one in the brief but enjoyable Superman/Batman: Public Enemies. The direct-to-DVD feature (if you can call it a feature-its running time is 67 minutes) is based on the Superman/Batman line of comics from writer Jeph Loeb and concerns a universe where Lex Luthor is president and declares Superman and Batman enemies of the state. More