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Blu-Ray Review: 'Only Lovers Left Alive' Is the Best Vampire Movie You've Probably Never Heard Of

Blu-Ray Review: 'Only Lovers Left Alive' Is the Best Vampire Movie You've Probably Never Heard Of

Tuesday, August 26, 2014  |  Bob Grimm

Writer-director Jim Jarmusch has not only delivered his best film in years; with Only Lovers Left Alive , he’s delivered the best vampire movie in decades.

Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston are astonishingly good as Eve and Adam, married vampires temporarily living apart in Tangier and Detroit. They liv...

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The Video Depot Top 10 List for the Week Ending Aug. 24, 2014

The Video Depot Top 10 List for the Week Ending Aug. 24, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014  |  Staff

1. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (Sony)

2. The Other Woman (20th Century Fox)

3. A Haunted House 2 * (Universal)

4. Divergent (Lionsgate)

5. Need for Speed (Disney)

6. God's Not Dead (Pure)

7. Noah (Paramount)

8. Rage (Image)

9. Oculus * (20th Century Fox)

10. The Quiet Ones (Lionsgate)

* Available for rental before Redbox and Netfli...

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Blu-Ray Review: Tom Hardy's 'Locke' Is One of the Year's Most Overrated Films

Blu-Ray Review: Tom Hardy's 'Locke' Is One of the Year's Most Overrated Films

Friday, August 22, 2014  |  Bob Grimm

Here is one the year’s most overrated movies. Critics have been loving Locke , starring Tom Hardy (aka Bane), but I thought it was a real snore.

Nearly the entire film is set inside a car as Ivan Locke, a cement foreman, is driving to see his sort-of mistress. A one-night stand has resulted in a pregna...

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Let's Not and Say We Did: This 'Cops' Comedy Is Stale—and a Little Dangerous

Let's Not and Say We Did: This 'Cops' Comedy Is Stale—and a Little Dangerous

Thursday, August 21, 2014  |  Bob Grimm

A couple of 30-something buddies (Jake Johnson, Damon Wayans Jr.), bored with their humdrum lives, dress up as cops for a masquerade party—and discover that things are pretty cool when people think you are the law. Thus, they take the masquerade beyond the party—and start chasing criminals and busti...

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We Want the Old Guys: 'Expendables 3' Focuses Too Much on a New Batch of Alleged Stars

We Want the Old Guys: 'Expendables 3' Focuses Too Much on a New Batch of Alleged Stars

Thursday, August 21, 2014  |  Bob Grimm

Sylvester Stallone and his awesome band of old crows take some major missteps in The Expendables 3 —an unfortunate leap backward for the aging-action-star franchise.

Stallone and company jettisoned the smarmy Bruce Willis in favor of the growly Harrison Ford, and this is a great change. They also added...

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Pretty yet Plain: An Interesting Premise and a Decent Cast Can't Rescue 'The Giver'

Pretty yet Plain: An Interesting Premise and a Decent Cast Can't Rescue 'The Giver'

Thursday, August 21, 2014  |  Bob Grimm

In a post-apocalyptic society, humans are being drugged into a state in which they feel no emotion, are completely submissive and see no colors. When they hit their late teens, they are assigned a job that they will have for the rest of their life. Everybody’s equal; there is no war; all aspects of ...

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