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Home Video Review: Michael Douglas Goes to Waste in the Nonsensical, Terrible 'Beyond the Reach'

Home Video Review: Michael Douglas Goes to Waste in the Nonsensical, Terrible 'Beyond the Reach'

Friday, April 24, 2015  |  Bob Grimm

A mean rich guy (Michael Douglas) pays a young, innocent guide (Jeremy Irvine) to take him hunting for big-horn sheep in the Mojave Desert in Beyond the Reach . Once they get out there, rich guy gets an itchy trigger finger and actually shoots an old guy who just happens to live out in the middle of n...

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Turn Off the Screen: 'Unfriended' Is Yet Another Lazy Found-Footage Horror Mess

Turn Off the Screen: 'Unfriended' Is Yet Another Lazy Found-Footage Horror Mess

Thursday, April 23, 2015  |  Bob Grimm

There have been some good—and even great—horror movies released within the last couple of years.

Unfriended , the latest entry in the tired found-footage subgenre, is not one of them.

This is an entire film in which you watch somebody’s computer screen, on which a bunch of obnoxious teens are Skyping one...

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Stiller Shines: 'While We're Young' Is a Funny Film About Adults Growing Up

Stiller Shines: 'While We're Young' Is a Funny Film About Adults Growing Up

Thursday, April 23, 2015  |  Bob Grimm

Ben Stiller re-teams with director Noah Baumbach ( Greenberg ) for While We’re Young , a very funny movie about artistic integrity and learning to grow up.

Stiller and Naomi Watts play a 40-something couple who are content, but perhaps a little bored. They meet a 20-something couple (Adam Driver and Aman...

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True TV: Your Daily Guide to Watching—and Hate Watching

True TV: Your Daily Guide to Watching—and Hate Watching

Wednesday, April 22, 2015  |  Bill Frost

After “Are you still writing for that paper?” and “Why did I assume you were dead?” the question I’m most often asked is: “So, what’s good on TV?”

Sure, I write a readily available weekly column about what’s good on TV (and not-so-good), and produce a podcast (TV Tan—look it up on iTunes and Stitcher) ...

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The Video Depot Top 10 List for the Week Ending April 19, 2015

The Video Depot Top 10 List for the Week Ending April 19, 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015  |  Staff

1. The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death* (20th Century Fox)

2. Unbroken (Universal)

3. Interstellar (Paramount)

4. Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (Alchemy)

5. The Man With the Iron Fists 2* (Universal)

6. Wild Card (Lionsgate)

7. Big Hero 6 (Disney)

8. Exodus: Gods and Kings  (20th Century Fox)

9. Into the Woods (Disney)

10. Big Eyes...

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The Sting of a Breakup: 'Can't Stand Losing You' Tells the Story of The Police

The Sting of a Breakup: 'Can't Stand Losing You' Tells the Story of The Police

Thursday, April 16, 2015  |  Bob Grimm

Guitarist Andy Summers narrates Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police . Based on his memoir One Train Later , the doc examines the fast rise and even faster breakup of the band, while also spending time on the successful, and all too short, reunion in 2007-2008.

You’ll walk away from this film kno...

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