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CBGB (Blu-ray Review)

Alan Rickman stars as legendary NYC club owner Hilly Kristal, who during the 1970s, wanted to create a venue for country, bluegrass and blues music (thus the name CBGB). When those acts became difficult to book, he shifted the club’s focus to local bands playing original music, launching the careers of Patti Smith, Blondie, the […]


‘CBGB’ on Blu-ray and DVD December 31st!

CBGB looks at New York’s dynamic punk rock scene through the lens of the ground-breaking Lower East Side club started by eccentric Hilly Kristal in 1973 originally as a home for “country, bluegrass and blues” (thus the club’s name) and which showcased cutting-edge bands through its closing in 2006. The Talking Heads, Patti Smith, The Ramones, Blondie, The Dead Boys, […]


SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden (Blu-ray Review)

While Zero Dark Thirty is going to get its mass release in January, you can whet your appetite in the meantime with the independent film SEAL Team Six. I can’t make a comparison between this and Zero Dark Thirty, but I can say SEAL Team Six achieves moments of proficiency with its smaller scale approach […]


Poseidon (Blu-ray Review)

On  the  heels  of  the  very  successful  Troy,  Wolfgang   Peterson  brings   us  what  could  be  his  third  entry  into  his  “water” trilogy.  Das Boot, The Prefect Storm, and now Poseidon.  Yes,  THAT  Poseidon.  No, it’s not the Greek god from Clash of the Titans.  It’s  a  remake…another  one.   I  think you  know  where  this  is  […]