Home Video Review: Zack And Miri Make A Porno

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Kevin Smith’s films have always spoken to my generation. Something about the blending of taboo, social commentary, and pop-culture references that cater to people growing up in the eighties seems to click.

As Mr. Smith has matured, so have his films and his audience. While some may argue that ‘Jersey Girl’ didn’t play to his strong points, and spent too much time dwelling on realizations of relationships, parenthood, and responsibility… the film was still very much aimed at an audience that is now facing those very same life events. It was the first of his works to move away from the relative comfort of his familiar set of characters and settings.

‘Zack and Miri’ once again steps outside of the ‘Askew-niverse’, the land of Jay and Silent Bob, but explores some very familiar territory for his fans.

The full review is inside.

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Notable DVD And Blu-ray Releases For 2-24-09

There’s a lot coming out this week… but precious few are notable.

So few, in fact, I couldn’t even decide on an appropriate graphic for the article. Or maybe I was just being lazy.

Either way.

Get the list after the break.
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Home Video Review: Afro Samurai (Season One & Resurrection)

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The melding of Eastern and Western culture is cemented by the music of Wu Tang Clan’s RZA… but is it a gimmick, or a must-see?

Find out in our full review.

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Blu-ray Review – Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (Season 1)

blu_sarah_connorI was excited to see this show when I first saw commercials for it on Fox. Unfortunately, a mishap with the DVR made it impossible to watch anything after the pilot episode. So I was even more excited to get it on Blu-ray for a really good price. So was the purchase worth the money spent? Keep reading to find out.

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Notable DVD and Blu-ray Releases For 2-17-09

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In this week’s installment of snarky comments about home video releases, it’s more snark and less purchasing for me.

Just not a lot to interest a middle-aged cynic. Looks like I get to save some money this time around.

Maybe you’ll find something you like.

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DVD & Blu-ray Review: Friday The 13th – Parts 1 Through X

jasonboxsetWith the re-release of the original film on Blu-ray, the first home video release of Friday The 13th Part 3 in ACTUAL 3D, and the remake of the original film hitting theaters this week, I thought it might be interesting to look at each movie in the series, as well as some of the different versions available for home viewers.

Cuz’ I like Jason Voorhees… he makes me smile.

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Blu-Ray/DVD Review – Deadspace: Downfall

downfall_cover1Lee gave you a review for the game. Josh told you about the graphic novel. So what about the movie that was released on Blu-Ray and DVD? Flip over to the other side to find out more.

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