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Disc News: Hammer's Dracula: Prince of Darkness bites into Blu-ray

Hammer Horror gets more Blu-ray action with the arrival of Dracula: Prince of Darkness in September. The English studio had dominated the fright world in the '60s with their brand of scares and grotesque images. Christopher Lee became a true rival to »»

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Review

Mostly recaptures the magic of LOTR … mostly »»

DVD Review: The Face of Fu Manchu

The first of five movies where Christopher Lee portrayed the diabolical Chinese villain. »»

Blu-ray Review: Dark Shadows

One particular scene is enough to make you roll your eyes and facepalm. »»

Frankenweenie - Review

Burton dips into the well, finds insperation »»

Blu-ray Review: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Extended Edition)

The extended trilogy now available separately for those who desire installment plans. »»

Dark Shadows - Review

Depp and Burton hit bottom »»

Blu-ray Review: Hugo

In Martin Scorsese's first foray into children’s films he manages to make one his most magical films to date. »»

HorrorPulse - The Hammer Vault and The Abominable Snowman

This winter, remind yourself that ape-men are scary with Hammer Film's The Abominable Snowman — plus, a quick review of the new coffee table book "The Hammer Vault." »»

Disc News: March Madness for MST3K's 23rd Volume

William S. Burroughs spoke of 23 as a magic number. It's been extremely magical for Michael Jordan. Now that number is even more magical with the impending release of Mystery Science Theater 3000: XXIII. That's rather astounding number of DVD boxsets »»

Disc News: Captain America of the '70s revives

Shag carpeting and disco! »»

Jude Law joins Hugo Cabret Cast

Dr. Watson joins Gandhi and Hit-girl. »»

Second Trailer for Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland

Disney has debuted the second trailer for Alice in the Wonderland. So pull out your looking glass and see if this is going to be the big movie of Spring 2010. »»

The Man with the Golden Gun - Blu-ray Review

Everybody was kung fu fighting in 1974. The song "Kung Fu Fighting" dominated the radio. Chopsocky epics ruled the drive-ins and grindhouses. Kung Fu brought the martial action to American TVs. What would the gadget loving James Bond do in the wake »»

Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Blu-ray Review

How are we supposed to root for evil? Star Wars: The Clone Wars has a Jedi hero (that will become an evil villain) leading a clone army (that will become an evil army) to rescue a child (of an evil figure). They say this CGI animated film was intended for children. This makes sense since they can't connect the dots and realize that all the good guys will become the fascist destroyers of democracy. For those of us who know what happened after Attack of the Clones, this film almost plays like an Empire propaganda film. Why does George Lucas want your kids to embrace Darth Vader and his Stormtroopers? »»

Terry Pratchett's Discworld Collection - DVD Review

Terry Pratchett first unveiled the Discworld franchise to the world with 1983's The Color of Magic. Since then the franchise has grown to include 36 novels, as well as video games, maps, science books, live action movies and, what I am looking at today, two animated productions, Wyrd Sisters and Soul Music. »»

Icons of Adventure - DVD Review

Hammer might have been a major English studio, but it was poverty row when compared to their American brethren. Their low budget films never suffered from second-tier acting talent. They casted from the finest of England's thespian crop including Christopher Lee. Most associate Lee with Dracula, the Mummy and Frankenstein's Monster. but he played characters for Hammer that weren't undead. The quartet of films featured on Icons of Adventure have a bloodthirsty Indians, Chinese mobsters and a double dose of pirates. »»

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