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    Gone in 60 Seconds – Car Crash King Edition (Blu-ray)

    Posted in Disc Reviews by John Ceballos on October 23rd, 2012

    The best thing about Gone in 60 Seconds is that the film knows exactly what it is. Just take a look at the breathless blurbs on the Blu-ray case for the latest release. “Over 500 crashes!” “93 cars wrecked in the 40-minute car chase!” No one involved with this movie thought they were making an intimate character piece. I mean the top-billed star is “Eleanor.” Did I mention that Eleanor is a 1973 Ford Mustang?
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    Kelly Clarkson – Behind Hazel Eyes

    Posted in Disc Reviews by Archive Authors on May 18th, 2005

    This is a review based on a screener copy.

    Kelly Clarkson – Behind Hazel Eyes is a behind the scenes look at the former American Idol winner. The documentary format suits the work well. We get to see Kelly revisiting her old high school haunts, in the studio, and going camping with her girl friends (among other things). The portrait that emerges, or the portrait Kelly wants to have emerge (a slightly more cynical opinion), is of a young woman who hasn’t lost touch with her “roots”.

    Right…
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    Mutant Aliens

    Posted in Disc Reviews by David Annandale on July 8th, 2003

    

    Synopsis

    Twenty years ago, astronaut Earl Jensen blasts off into space, only to be betrayed Earthsideby the evil Dr. Frubar. Earl loses his fuel and drifts off into space. In the present, he returns, benton revenge, and accompanied by a group of strange and ferocious creatures. Summarized thus,the film sounds nowhere near as bizarre as it actually is. But wait until you see what happenedto Earl while he was in space for 20 years. This you should discover for yourself, but I will say…
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    Biggie & Tupac

    Posted in Disc Reviews by David Annandale on April 24th, 2003

    

    Synopsis

    Nick Broomfield, never one to shy away from hard and prickly topics, here tackles theshooting deaths of Biggie Smalls (the Notorious B.I.G.) and Tupac Shakur. The trail opens up allsorts dangerous vistas, including crooked cops moonlighting as security for Death Row Records.Most intriguing, and more than a little alarming.

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    The sound quality is all over the map, but that’s to be expected: this is a documentary, folks,and you don’t expect the ev…
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