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Moby Dick (1956) (Kino Release) (DVD)

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An underrated work in John Huston’s filmography, Herman Melville’s massive novel Moby Dick is impossible to condense entirely as a film. However, Huston (with co-writer Ray Bradbury), managed to reduce the whole thing into two concise, yet exciting hours of …

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Gotham: The Complete First Season (DVD)

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While the Batman films of Tim Burton, Joel Schumacher and Christopher Nolan have kept the focus strictly on the Caped Crusader himself, Gotham the television series turns the spotlight on the place he fiercely protects and calls home. Rookie detective …

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The Hee Haw Collection (DVD)

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A summer replacement for The Smothers Brothers Show, Hee Haw premiered on Sunday, June 15th, 1969. Over at NBC, Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In was a controversial, but undeniable smash, and CBS hoped to strike their own pot of gold with …

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Extinction (DVD)

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The popularity of The Walking Dead has heightened the profile of the zombie subgenre. It feels like paint-by-the-numbers zombie apocalypse movies have become a dime a dozen. Like this falls Maggie—though that film did it better—Extinction takes the standard formula …

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The Affair: Season One (DVD)

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Showtime’s The Affair begins on a summer morning in Manhattan, as teacher and first-time novelist Noah Solloway (Dominic West), his wife, Helen (Maura Tierney), and their four children get ready to spend the summer at her parents’ Long Island mansion …

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Chocolate City (DVD)

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A blatant African-American rip-off of Magic Mike, Chocolate City does nothing to hide its origins, name checking Magic Mike more than once, even going as far as to dismiss Magic Mike for being ‘only a movie’ as if Chocolate City …