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The Video Depot Top 10 List for the Week Ending Oct. 19, 2014

The Video Depot Top 10 List for the Week Ending Oct. 19, 2014

Monday, October 20, 2014  |  Staff

1.  Neighbors  (Universal)

2. Transformers: Age of Extinction (Paramount)

3. X-Men: Days of Future Past * (20th Century Fox)

4. Edge of Tomorrow * (Warner Bros.)

5.  Godzilla (Warner Bros.)

6. Mr. Peabody and Sherman * (20th Century Fox)

7.  Blended  (Warner Bros.)

8. A Million Ways to Die in the West * (Universal)

9. Chef *...

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Cliché Catastrophe: An Amazing Cast Is Wasted in 'The Judge'

Cliché Catastrophe: An Amazing Cast Is Wasted in 'The Judge'

Thursday, October 16, 2014  |  Bob Grimm

The thought of Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall starring together in a movie is, in a word, awesome.

So what did director David Dobkin do with this exciting scenario? He gave us The Judge , a cliché-ridden mess.

Downey plays Hank Palmer, a typical movie lawyer who gets bad guys off the hook while pis...

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True TV: Foo Fighters Hit the 'Sonic Highways'; 'American Dad!' Relocates

True TV: Foo Fighters Hit the 'Sonic Highways'; 'American Dad!' Relocates

Wednesday, October 15, 2014  |  Bill Frost

Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways (Friday, Oct. 17, HBO), series debut: If you’re new to The Only TV Column That Matters™, you should know that I like my music played and produced by humans—loudly, with electric guitars and minimal artificial sweeteners. In what’s left of the pop mainstream, Foo Fighters ...

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Blu-Ray Review: Jenny Slate Shows Her Range in the Funny 'Obvious Child'

Blu-Ray Review: Jenny Slate Shows Her Range in the Funny 'Obvious Child'

Tuesday, October 14, 2014  |  Bob Grimm

Lorne Michaels has a tendency to fire some great women after only one season of Saturday Night Live . He fired the promising Noël Wells after last season, and the funny Michaela Watkins and Casey Wilson in recent years. Thankfully, both Watkins and Wilson have gone on to decent post- SNL careers.

Of all ...

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The Video Depot Top 10 List for the Week Ending Oct. 12, 2014

The Video Depot Top 10 List for the Week Ending Oct. 12, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014  |  Administrator

1. Transformers: Age of Extinction (Paramount)

2.  Neighbors * (Universal)

3.  Godzilla (Warner Bros.)

4. Edge of Tomorrow * (Warner Bros.)

5. Million Dollar Arm (Disney)

6. Chef * (Universal)

7. A Million Ways to Die in the West * (Universal)

8.  Blended  (Warner Bros.)

9.  The Fault in Our Stars (20th Century Fox)

10.  Brick...

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What a Twist: 'Gone Girl' May Be Implausible, but It's Beyond Fantastic

What a Twist: 'Gone Girl' May Be Implausible, but It's Beyond Fantastic

Thursday, October 09, 2014  |  Bob Grimm

David Fincher apparently set out to create the nastiest movie ever about marriages gone bad with Gone Girl .

I think he has succeeded.

Fincher and Gillian Flynn (writer of both the novel and screenplay) come up with a toxic cocktail laced with dark humor, scabrous satire and blistering performances. Any...

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