From the Epinions Files: ‘Anna Nicole Smith: Exposed’ DVD Review

(Written for Epinions in 2004, when I was 41!) Erotic? No. Soporific? Yes. Warning: This review deals with a DVD that contains “erotic” material, and as such contains references to nudity, sexuality, and other topics which may be offensive to some readers. Part One: Sex, Money, and Balancing Budgets, or, Why I Own this AwfulContinue reading “From the Epinions Files: ‘Anna Nicole Smith: Exposed’ DVD Review”

Movie/DVD Review: ‘The Fugitive’

The Fugitive (1993) Written by: Jeb Stuart & David Twohy. Story by: David Twohy Based on: The Fugitive television series created by Roy Huggins Directed by; Andrew Davis Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Joe Pantoliano, Jeroen Krabbé, Andreas Katsulas The Fugitive, director Andrew Davis’ (Under Siege) feature film adaptation of the classicContinue reading “Movie/DVD Review: ‘The Fugitive’”

Miniseries Review: ‘Salem’s Lot – The Miniseries’ (2004)

Salem’s Lot: The Miniseries (2004) Written by: Peter Filardi, based on the novel by Stephen King Directed by: Mikael Solomon Starring: Rob Lowe, Andre Braugher, Donald Sutherland, Samantha Mathis, Rutger Hauer, James Cromwell Matt Burke: Uh, Mr. Mears, should anyone in their right mind trust an author? Ben Mears: A good author illuminates truth. [toContinue reading “Miniseries Review: ‘Salem’s Lot – The Miniseries’ (2004)”

Home Media Comparison: ‘A Bridge Too Far’ DVD vs. Blu-ray

A Bridge Too Far on Home Media When producer Joseph E. Levine’s $25 million adaptation of Cornelius Ryan’s non-fiction book A Bridge Too Far landed in theaters on June 15, 1977, home media as we know it today was in its infancy. Videocassette recorders existed, of course, but they were still mostly used by theContinue reading “Home Media Comparison: ‘A Bridge Too Far’ DVD vs. Blu-ray”

DVD Set/TV Documentary Review: WWI: The Complete Story – 100th Memorial Edition

The TV Series On Tuesday, September 22, 1964, CBS broadcast The Summer of Sarajevo, the first of 26 30-minutes-long episodes of a documentary series titled World War One. Written by John Sharnik and Irve Tunick and released to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the conflict, World War One featured a score by composer Morton GouldContinue reading “DVD Set/TV Documentary Review: WWI: The Complete Story – 100th Memorial Edition”