Shine a Light - DVD Review

Shine a LightRated: PG-13 for brief strong language, drug references and smoking. (edited for re-rating; originally rated R for some language)
Runtime: 122 mins.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Mick Jagger; Keith Richards; Charlie Watts; Ron Wood ... complete cast
Genre: Documentary | Music
Memorable Quote: "On the drums, Mr. Wang Dang Doodle, Charlie Watts. You Wanna say hello? " ... more quotes
Release Date: April 4, 2008
DVD Release Date:
July 29, 2008



4 stars

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Shutter - DVD Review

ShutterRated: PG-13 for terror, disturbing images, sexual content and language.
Runtime: 90 mins.
Director: Masayuki Ochiai
Writer: Luke Dawson
Cast: Jashua Jackson; Rachael Taylor; David Denman; John Hensley ... complete cast
Tagline: The most terrifying images are the ones that are real.
Genre: Horror | Mystery | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "I'm not your f#$%^& father!" ... more quotes
Release Date: March 21, 2008
DVD Release Date: July 15, 2008

2 stars

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Silverhawks: Season 1, Volume 1 - DVD Review

SilverhawksMPAA Rating: This title not rated by the MPAA.
Runtime: 24 min (65 episodes)
Writer: J. Larry Carroll & Bill Ratter
Cast: Bob McFadden; Earl Hammond; Larry Kenney ... complete cast
Tagline: Silverhawks
Genre: Action | Television | Sci-Fi
Memorable Quote: "Moon Star of Limbo, give me the might, the muscle, the menace of Mon Star! "
Release Date: September 8, 1986
DVD Release Date: October 14, 2008

4 stars

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Slumdog Millionaire - Blu-ray Review

Slumdog MillionaireMPAA Rating: R for some violence, disturbing images and language.
Runtime: 120 mins.
Director: Danny Boyle
Writer: Simon Beaufoy (screenplay) and Vikas Swarup (novel)
Cast: Dev Patel; Anil Kapoor; Freida Pinto
Tagline: Slumdog Millionaire.
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance
Memorable Quote: "Doctors, lawters never past 16,000 rupees... he's at 10 million. What can a slumdog possibly know?"
Release Date: November 21, 2008
DVD Release Date: March 31, 2009.

5 Stars

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Warner Bros. Pictures Gangsters Collection Volume 3 - DVD Review

GangstersOwn it on DVD: March 25, 2008
Rated: Not rated by the MPAA.
Runtime: 449 mins.
Distributor: Warner Home Video

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Smart People DVD Review

Smart PeopleMPAA Rating: R for language, brief teen drug and alcohol use, and for some sexuality.
Runtime: 95 mins.
Director: Noam Murro
Writer: Mark Poirier
Cast: Dennis Quaid; Sarah Jessica Parker; Thomas Haden-Church... complete cast
Tagline: Sometimes the smartest people have the most to learn.
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Romance
Memorable Quote:
"You're a giant toddler!" ... more quotes
Release Date:
April 11, 2008
DVD Release Date:
August 12, 2008

2 stars

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Snow Angels - DVD Review

Snow AngelsRated: R for language, some violent content, brief sexuality and drug use.
Runtime: 106 mins.
Director: David Gordon Green
Writer: David Gordon Green
Cast: Kate Beckinsale; Deborah Allen; Michael Angarano ... complete cast
Tagline: Some will fall. Some will fly.
Genre: Drama | Romance
Memorable Quote: "Do you have a sledgehammer in your heart? Because I have a sledgehammer in my heart." ... more quotes
Release Date: March 7, 2008
Available on DVD: September 16, 2008

3 Stars

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Soul Men - DVD Review

Soul MenMPAA Rating: R for pervasive language, and sexual content including nudity.
Runtime: 103 mins.
Director: Malcolm D. Lee
Writer: Robert Ramsey & Matthew Stone
Cast: Bernie Mac; Samuel L. Jackson; Sharon Leal ... complete cast
Tagline: Out of sync. Never out of style.
Genre: Comedy
Memorable Quote: "That ain't even enough. I've got a lifestyle to maintain here."
Release Date: November 7, 2008
DVD Release Date: February 10, 2009.

2 stars

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Traitor - DVD Review

TraitorMPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense violent sequences, thematic material and brief language.
Runtime: 114 mins.
Director: Jeffrey Nachmanoff
Writer: Jeffrey Nachmanoff
Cast: Don Cheadle; Guy Pearce; Neal McDonough ... complete cast
Tagline: The truth is complicated.
Genre: Crime | Drama | Thriller
Memorable Quote: "You know that the Qu'ran says that if you kill an innocent person it's as if you've killed all mankind? " ... more quotes
Release Date: August 27, 2008
DVD Release Date: December 16, 2008

3 Stars

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Southpark: The Complete Eleventh Season - DVD Review

South ParkRated: Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Runtime: 308 mins.
Creators: Trey Parker; Matt Stone
Cast: Trey Parker; Matt Stone; Isaac Hayes; Mona Marshall ... complete cast
Tagline: Four boys. One f**ked up town.
Genre: Animated/Comedy /TV
Memorable Quote: "Two daddies! Two daddies! C'mon, class, let's rip on the freak egg! Two daddies! Two daddies! " ... more quotes
DVD Release Date: August 12, 2008

4 stars

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Speed Racer - DVD Review

Speed RacerRated: Rated PG for sequences of action, some violence and language.
Runtime: 135 mins.
Director: Andy Wachowski; Larry Wachowski
Writer: Andy Wachowski; Larry Wachowski
Cast: Emile Hirsch; Christina Ricci; John Goodman; Susan Sarandon
Tagline: Go
Genre: Action / Family / Sport
Memorable Quote: "Move it, Speed! It's getting ugly out there! "
Release Date: May 9, 2008
Available on DVD: September 16, 2008
Available for Download and On Demand:
September 30

1 Star

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The Spirit - Blu-ray Review

The SpiritMPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of stylized violence and action, some sexual content and brief nudity.
Runtime: 103 mins.
Director: Frank Miller
Writer: Frank Miller
Cast: Eva Mendes; Eric Balfour; Scarlett Johansson... complete cast
Tagline: Down these mean streets a man must come. A hero born, murdered, and born again.
Genre: Action | Comedy | Fantasy
Memorable Quote: ""What are you?" That's what the woman asked me. Am I some sort of ghost? I still move. I still breathe. I'm still alive. " ... more quotes
Release Date: December 25, 2008
DVD Release Date: April 14, 2009

4 stars

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Starship Troopers 3: Marauders - DVD Review

Starship TroopersRated: R for violence, language and some nudity
Runtime
: 105 mins.
Director
: Edward Neumeier
Writer
: Edward Neumeier
Cast
: Casper Van Dien; Jolene Blalock; Stephan Hogan ... complete cast
Tagline
: It's a Good day to Fry
Genre
: Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
Memorable Quote:
"Ask him for an autograph, Lieutenant Manion, and I will have you shot." ... more quotes
DVD Release Date:
August 5, 2008

1 Star

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars - DVD Review

Star Wars: Clone WarsMPAA Rating: PG for sci-fi action violence throughout, brief language and momentary smoking.
Runtime: 98 mins.
Director: Dave Filoni
Writer: Henry Gilroy (screenplay); George Lucas (characters and universe)
Cast: Matt Lanter; Ashley Eckstein; James Arnold Taylor ... complete cast
Tagline: Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Genre: Animation | Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
Memorable Quote: "The desert is merciless. It takes everything from you. " ... more quotes
Own it on DVD: November 11, 2008

2 stars

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Step Brothers - DVD Review

Step BrothersRated: R for crude and sexual content, and pervasive language
Runtime: 95 mins.
Director: Adam McKay
Writer: Will Ferrell & Adam McKay
Cast: Will Ferrell; John C. Reilly; Mary Steenburgen; Richard Jenkins
Tagline: They grow up so fast.
Genre: Comedy
Memorable Quote: "This is the one rule of the house. Don't ever, ever, ever, touch my drumset"
Release Date: July 25, 2008
DVD Release Date: December 2, 2008

3 Stars

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