Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Season 1 (2017)

DVD Release Date: January 24, 2017

 

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas AdamsShortly after Todd (Elijah Wood) finds the body of Partick Spring, a billionaire with a lot of secrets, Holistic Detective Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett) crawls through his window and presses him into investigating the murder. With a holistic assassin (Fiona Dourif) on Dirk’s heels, can he solve the case before he’s swimming with the fishes?

 

 

 

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The Watch (2012)

DVD Release Date: November 13, 2012

 

The Watch MovieWhen a night watchman at the local Costco is brutally murdered, the manager of the store, Evan Trawling (Ben Stiller) starts a neighborhood watch group. He and his group of misfits, Bob (Vince Vaughn), Franklin (Jonah Hill) and Jamarcus (the IT Crowd’s amazing Richard Ayoade) soon suspect alien invasion. Can they stop the aliens before their small Ohio town is laid to waste?

 

 

 

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Tron (1982)

Release Date: July 9, 1982 | DVD Release Date: April 5, 2011

 

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Kevin Flynn’s (Jeff Bridges) video game creations were stolen by his former co-worker, Dillinger (David Warner). In order to prove that his games were stolen, Flynn tries to hack into the mainframe of his former workplace, ENDCOM with no success so decides to go to the business himself in order to find proof of the larceny. While there, the Master Control Program (MCP — voiced by David Warner), which has become self-aware, digitizes Flynn and downloads him into the mainframe. In the mainframe, Flynn is forced to fight other programs that appear in the image of their creators and they really can die. Can Flynn get out alive?

 

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Spaceballs (1987)

Release Date: June 24, 1987 | DVD Release Date: April 28, 2015

 

Spaceballs 1987 movie reviewPresident Skroob (Mel Brooks) of Planet Spaceballs sends Dark Helmet (Rick Moranis) to kidnap Princess Vespa (Daphne Zuniga) of Plant Druidia in order to blackmail her father (Dick Van Patten). A wrench is thrown in the works when Dark Helmet arrives to find that Vespa has fled on the eve of her wedding with her android friend, Dot Matrix (voiced by Joan Rivers).

 

 

 

 

 

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To Be Takei (2014)

DVD Release Date: October 7, 2014

With the upcoming human rights day (December 10, 2016), we will be reviewing several fiction and nonfiction books and movies. We believe, it is more important than ever to take the time to reflect on our past. We achieved a lot, but we still have a long way to go. This is the first review in a series of books and movies regarding the event. If you haven’t signed up for the newsletter, please visit this site regularly in the upcoming days for more reviews.

 

To be Takei, movie review review by Rabid Reader's ReviewsThis is an inside look into what it means to be George Takei. From early life in an American internment camp to his marriage to his husband Brad Altman in 2008, Takei gives unfettered access to what makes an icon tick.

 

 

 

 

 

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The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)

Thanks again to the fabulous Rangewoman Inc for a wonderful guest review.

Movie Released: 1960 in b/w | DVD Release Date: July 1, 2008

 

dvd_the_little_shop_of_horrorsThe Little Shop of Horrors was produced in 1960 on $28,000 budget (according to my research the budget ranged between $24,000 and $30,000 — so your guess is as good as mine.) Directed by the legendary Roger Corman, this movie was produced within two days. Corman decided to use an earlier film setting that was due to be torn down in the next two days.

The movie is a horror-themed, black comedy B-movie that gained a cult following. The theme is said to be inspired by the novella Green Thoughts by John Collier and the science fiction short story The Reluctant Orchid by Arthur C. Clarke. In 1982, The Little Shop of Horrors was turned into an Off-Broadway, horror comedy rock musical and in 2003, it debuted as a Broadway production. If you don’t mind spoilers, continue reading.

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Doghouse (2009)

Movie Released: 2009 | DVD Release Date: October 12, 2010

 

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Vince (Stephen Graham) is recently divorced and on a downward spiral. Vince’s closest friends, Neil (Danny Dyer), Mikey (Noel Clarke), Graham (Emil Marwa), Matt (Lee Ingleby), Patrick (Keith-Lee Castle) and Banksy (Neil Maskell), take him on an out-of-town boys weekend to a remote town where Neil promises the women are plentiful, hot and easy. On first blush, Moodley looks like a town where everyone suddenly walked away but what lurks behind closed doors will take the best the men have to stay alive.

 

 

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The Brain That Wouldn’t Die (1962)

We’d like to thank our very own Rangewoman Inc for this fabulous holiday guest review. 

Movie Released: 1962 | DVD Release Date: October 22, 2002

 

dvd_the_brain_that_wouldnt_dieProduced in the 1960s on a $ 64,000 budget, The Brain That Wouldn’t Die, belongs to the typical “it’s so bad — it’s good” category and makes this black-and-white science fiction, horror movie a cult classic.

The story line is predictable and anyone that has read the book Frankenstein or seen the movie knows this isn’t going to end well — at least not for some of the participants. If you are fine with spoilers then continue reading.

 

 

 

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