DVD Den | Get Him To the Greek

28 09 2010

by Kam Williams

Rock Star Road Romp Arrives on DVD
Aaron Green (Jonah Hill) is interning in Los Angeles at Pinnacle Records, a company struggling to stay afloat in an industry with bleak prospects. The slacker’s relationship with his M.D. girlfriend, Daphne (Elisabeth Moss), is severely strained, because they barely spend any quality time together, and they rarely even make love anymore. Read the rest of this entry »





DVD Den | Iron Man 2

28 09 2010

by Kam Williams

DVD Features Downey in Sequel as Marvel Comics Superhero
What makes “Iron Man” stand apart from other comic book superheroes is the title character’s savoir faire. Billionaire inventor Tony Stark is always quick with the clever quip, whether reacting flirtatiously to the arrival of a new employee (“I want one!”), impulsively entering the Monaco Grand Prix (“What’s the point of owning a race car if you can’t drive it?”), or dismissing an insufferable adversary (“You look like you have friends in low places.”). Read the rest of this entry »





DVD Den | Finding Bliss

29 07 2010

by Kam Williams

Good Girl Goes Porn in Steamy Sitcom Coming to DVD
Aspiring director Jody Balaban (Leelee Sobieski) has just graduated from NYU film school, and is headed west fully expecting to launch a promising Hollywood career. But despite her having won an award for the best student film, she has a hard time getting a studio exec to take a serious look at the script she’s written and is ready to turn into a full-length feature. Read the rest of this entry »





DVD Den | Kick-Ass

29 07 2010

by Kam Williams

Pint-Sized Superhero Adventure Arrives on DVD
This Marvel Comics superhero adventure because it revolves around a foul-mouthed, 11 year-old heroine who takes delight in spilling the blood of every last one of her evil adversaries. Plus, other underage characters are depicted engaging in a variety of morally-objectionable activities ranging from premarital sex to smoking Marijuana to sadistic slaughter. Read the rest of this entry »





DVD Den | Blood Done Signed My Name

29 07 2010

by Kam Williams

Riveting, Real-Life, Civil Rights-Era Drama Released on DVD
After serving his country in Vietnam, Henry Marrow (A.C. Sanford) returned to his hometown of Oxford, North Carolina only to be murdered in broad daylight for allegedly leering at a white woman. On May 11, 1970, the 23 year-old African-American veteran left behind a pregnant widow (Milauna Jemai) and two young daughters, while the perpetrators of the heinous crime were found not-guilty by an all-white jury, despite credible testimony of several eyewitnesses who identified the perpetrators as Ku Klux Klan sympathizer Robert Teel (Nick Searcy) and his son. Read the rest of this entry »





DVD Den | The Losers

16 07 2010

DC Comics Action Flick Available on DVD
This DC Comics action adventure opens in the jungles of Bolivia where a crack team of U.S. Special Forces commandos led by hard-boiled Colonel Clay (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) are on assignment to bring a drug kingpin (Peter Francis James) to justice. The other members of the elite squad include getaway car driver/daredevil pilot Pooch (Columbus Short), ruthless, money-hungry Rogue (Idris Elba), computer hacker Jensen (Chris Evans) and sharpshooting sniper Cougar (Oscar Jaenada). Read the rest of this entry »





DVD Den | Cop Out

16 07 2010

Morgan and Willis’ Crude Cop Comedy Comes to DVD
Directed by Kevin Smith, this mismatched partners comedy stars Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan as NYPD detectives, with the former playing a wily veteran in contrast to the latter’s more mercurial, trash-talking village idiot. We learn that despite seemingly incompatible personas, Jimmy Monroe (Willis) and Paul Hodges (Morgan) have somehow been sharing the same police cruiser for nine years. Read the rest of this entry »





DVD Den | The Bounty Hunter

10 07 2010

by Kam Williams

DVD Features Battle of the Exes 
Milo (Gerard Butler) and Nicole (Jennifer Aniston) were only married a few years before divorcing because he was such a pompous jerk. Nothing much has changed since, except that he’s no longer a cop in the NYPD, having been fired for the same sort of immature behavior that cost him his marriage.

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