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House of Gucci Blu-ray Review: A Tale of Greed, Ego, and Betrayal

For more than a century, the Gucci name has been synonymous with high-end fashion, luxury, and wealth. Founded by Guccio ...
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Apocalypse ’45 Blu-ray Review: A Brutal Look at the Harsh Realities of the War with Japan During World War II

Over the years, there have been numerous documentaries and movies about World War II, but none of them quite like ...
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The Transformers – The Movie 35th Anniversary Limited Edition Steelbook Review: Still More Than Meets the Eye

Thirty-five years ago, The Transformers took to the big screen in what is, arguably, still the best Transformers movie ever. ...
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Lynyrd Skynyrd: Live at Knebworth ’76 DVD Review: A Day the Giants of Southern Rock Held Their Own Against the Stones

On August 21, 1976, Lynyrd Skynyrd were part of a star-studded lineup at the third annual Knebworth Festival in England. ...
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Zappa Movie Review: A Compelling Look at One of History’s Most Intriguing Musicians

From director Alex Winter of Bill and Ted fame comes Zappa, a deep dive into the life and career of ...
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The Vinyl Revival DVD Review: A Loving Look at the Resurgence of Vinyl Records

In 2011, director Pip Piper read Last Shop Standing (Whatever Happened to Record Shops) by Graham Jones and it struck a nerve. ...
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Joker Blu-ray Review: A Gritty Origin Story for Batman’s Most Iconic Villain

Numerous actors have depicted Batman's most famous villain, the Joker, over the years, all with different takes on the evil ...
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Book Review: Superman: The Golden Age Dailies 1947-1949 by Alvin Schwartz, Wayne Boring, et al.

Superman remains one of the most beloved and collected superhero characters of all time. Some of the rarest Superman collectibles ...
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Sinatra in Palm Springs: The Place He Called Home Blu-ray Review: A Look at the Love Affair Between the Singer and the City

Frank Sinatra was born in New Jersey and synonymous with New York City. He also defined what a Las Vegas ...
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DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: The Complete First Season Blu-ray Review: Brings the Fun Back to Comic Book-related Shows

While DC's recent superhero movies have gotten mixed reviews for being too dark or brooding or not understanding the source ...
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Book Review: Batman V Superman — Dawn of Justice: The Art of the Film by Peter Aperlo

Batman V Superman — Dawn Of Justice is a landmark event in the DC Extended Universe. It marks the first ...
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Book Review: Batman V Superman — Dawn of Justice: Tech Manual by Adam Newell and Sharon Gosling

Through the years, the Batman character has been known for his gadgets and technology. These have ranged from the ridiculous ...
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Concert Review: Michael Nesmith, The Magic Bag, Ferndale, MI, 4/7/13

For years, Michael Nesmith famously avoided the concert stage, both as a solo artist and as a member of the ...
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The Blue Planet: Seas of Life Blu-ray Review: A Spectacular View of Life at Sea

In 2001, the BBC took on the daunting task of doing a comprehensive documentary on one of the least-explored regions ...
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FCA! 35 Tour: An Evening with Peter Frampton DVD Review: Paying Tribute to the Album That Made Him a Household Name

The 1970s were a time of bloated excess, disco, and the live album. Bands from Cheap Trick to Kiss were ...
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Produced by George Martin Blu-ray Review: An Inside Look At The Producing Legend

"Produced by George Martin." Those four words rightly conjure up images of The Beatles, as Martin was considered by many ...
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Never Say Never Again Collector’s Edition DVD Review: Sean Connery Plays His Most Famous Role One Last Time

The year 1983 was strange, but interesting for James Bond fans. It saw the release of Octopussy, starring the then ...
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Quadrophenia Criterion Collection DVD Review: Dressed Right For a Beach Fight

Though much of the music listened to by the so-called mods and rockers in mid-1960s England gets played on the ...
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The Beatles: Their Golden Age DVD Review: A Short, but Information-packed Documentary on the Fab Four

It’s not possible to thoroughly cover the Beatles’ unparalleled career in an hour, but The Beatles: Their Golden Age attempts ...
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Thunderball DVD Review: James Bond in High-Stakes Action at Sea

Beautiful women, exotic locations, and criminal masterminds threatening nuclear holocaust? These are business as usual for M16 agent 007, James ...
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Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones: Live at the Checkerboard Lounge Chicago 1981 Review: The Students Join the Teacher On Stage

In November 1981, fans attending the Muddy Waters show at Buddy Guy’s old club, the Checkerboard Lounge, were in for ...
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Pink Floyd: The Story of Wish You Were Here Blu-ray Review: Their Musical Talents Shine On

At the Live 8 concert in London, England, in 2005, Roger Waters joined his old mates in Pink Floyd for ...
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Stone Temple Pilots: Alive in the Windy City Blu-ray Review: They Still Deliver

While the members of Stone Temple Pilots have often made for a volatile mix off the stage, there is no ...
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Kasabian Live!: Live at the O2 Blu-ray Review: A Spirited Performance

British indie rockers, Kasabian, took the UK and Ireland by storm with a sold-out arena tour at the end of ...
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Duran Duran: Live 2011: A Diamond in the Mind Blu-ray Review: They’ve Lost Nothing to Time

Duran Duran has always been as much a visual experience as an audio one. During the 1980s, their songs dominated ...
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Simply Red: Live at Montreux 2003 Blu-ray Review: The Beginning of Their Rebirth and the End of the Line

For 25 years, Simply Red offered their British take on American bluesy, blue-eyed soul. Driven by the powerhouse vocals of ...
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Phil Collins: Live at Montreux 2004 Blu-ray Review: Nice Overview of His Long Solo Career

As Phil Collins embarked on his “First Final Farewell Tour” in 2004 and 2005, it occurred to him that he ...
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The B-52’s: With the Wild Crowd!: Live in Athens, GA Blu-ray Review: The Emphasis is on Fun

For more than 30 years, the B-52’s have delivered their own quirky brand of retro-influenced new wave. From the bee-hive ...
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Santana: Greatest Hits Live At Montreux 2011 DVD Review: An Artist Still on Top of His Game

In 1970, Carlos Santana and his band, Santana, made their first appearance at the famed Montreux Jazz Festival. Nearly 42 ...
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The Richard Thompson Band: Live At Celtic Connections Blu-ray Review: Something for Everyone

Richard Thompson’s most recent studio album, Dream Attic, was recorded live in front of a series of American audiences before ...
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Styx: The Grand Illusion • Pieces of Eight Live Blu-ray Review: Music to Soothe an Angry Young Man

The trend for classic rock acts over the last decade or so is to revisit a classic album in its ...
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Queen: Days of Our Lives Blu-ray Review: A Definitive Look at the Legendary Band

Before Queen released their first album in 1973, the late Freddie Mercury already had lofty ambitions for his musical career, ...
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The Doors: Mr. Mojo Risin’: The Story of L.A. Woman DVD Review: A Look at One of Their Most Enduring Works

By the end of 1970, The Doors were done as a live act. Jim Morrison still had the legal ramifications ...
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Godzilla (1954) The Criterion Collection DVD Review: The Legendary Monster Makes its Debut

In 1954, Japan was still reeling from the effects of the World War II atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ...
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The Love We Make DVD Review: Paul McCartney Leads the Charge to Heal a City and a Nation

When the tragedy of 9/11 occurred, Paul McCartney was sitting in an airplane on the tarmac at JFK airport. He ...
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God Bless Ozzy Osbourne DVD Review: Pulling Back the Persona to Reveal the Man

Ozzy Osbourne has become something of a cartoon character in recent years. The reality show, The Osbournes, portrayed him as ...
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Ray Charles: Live in France 1961 DVD Review: The Genius in His Prime

In 1961, it’s safe to say Ray Charles was at the peak of his powers. His albums and tours were ...
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How I Won The War DVD Review: A Fine British Satire

After the success of A Hard Day’s Night and Help!, director Richard Lester tried his hand at making an anti-war ...
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Ladies & Gentlemen…The Rolling Stones DVD Review: A Great Introduction to the Band

The year 1972 was a pivotal one for The Rolling Stones. They spent the summer as tax exiles in France, ...
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Elvis on Tour DVD Review: Presley Goes out on a High Note in his Final Film

In 1972, Elvis Presley was still riding high from the commercial and critical rebirth that started with the ’68 Comeback ...
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Elvis: That’s The Way It Is (Special Edition) DVD Review: It’s Good to be the King

Elvis Presley was riding a major wave of success in 1970. Free of his movie obligations of the 1960s, Presley ...
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