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  • So: Amazon…did you see they’re doing a two-for-one horror sale? I don’t know about you, but some of these aren’t bad, especially the Ultimate Edition of Dawn of the Dead (must-own, I’m serious about that–classic trailer here), which is the most expensive must-own on there. You can pair that and get Day of the Dead (Japanese trailer here) for free, Demons (previously mentioned and with trailers here) for free, or the Evil Dead 2: Dead By Dawn Book of the Dead edition for free. Anyway, regardless, lots of good titles on there. FYI.
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    By | 2017-09-24T23:16:47+00:00 June 27th, 2008|Stuff You Need to Know|1 Comment

    The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai (1984) – DVD Review

    The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai DVD cover


    Written by: Earl Mac Rauch
    Directed by: W.D. Richter
    Starring: Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Ellen Barkin, Jeff Goldblum, Christopher Lloyd


    • Audio commentary with Richter and Rauch (as “Reno”)
    • Alternate opening
    • “Buckaroo Banzai Declassified” documentary
    • Deleted scenes
    • Character profiles
    • Schematics of the Hong Kong Cavaliers’ tour bus and Complex 88
    • Movie tie-in gallery
    • List of film locations
    • Movie reviews
    • Gallery of CD covers and discography for the Hong Kong Cavaliers
    • Interview with Buckaroo Banzai conducted by Reno
    • Banzai Radio episode
    • History of the Banzai Institute
    • Banzai badge gallery
    • Hikita’s Diary
    • Photo gallery
    • “Jet Car All Access”: Schematics and statistics about Banzai’s Jet Car
    • Subtitled commentary consisting of Pinky Carruther’s Unknown Facts
    • Teaser trailer
    • Enhanced Nuon features
    • Jet Car trailer to promote possible Banzai TV series

    Released by: MGM (Video & DVD)
    Region: 1
    Rating: PG
    Anamorphic: Yes.

    My Advice: Own It.


    By | 2017-09-25T00:01:27+00:00 December 7th, 2003|DVD Reviews|0 Comments

    The Tall Guy (1989) – DVD Review

    tall guy dvd cover


    Written by: Richard Curtis
    Directed by: Mel Smith
    Starring: Emma Thompson, Jeff Goldblum, Rowan Atkinson


    Released by: Miramax
    Region: 1
    Rating: R
    Anamorphic: Yes.

    My Advice: Rent it.

    Dexter King’s (Goldblum) life is at a low point. He’s been the suffering barely-noticed straight man to the egomaniacal comic Ron Anderson (Atkinson) for over six years; he’s been dating a succession of increasing insane women, and his hay fever has reached Category 5 strength. The cure is a series of injections, and his fear of needles is overcome by his fascination with the lovely nurse Kate Lemmon (Thompson) administering them. Because of or despite his inept and idiotic attempts to get a date, Kate takes pity on him and decides to give him a go. After having the most destructive sex they’ve ever experienced, they become a couple. With romantic success comes professional success: he’s just been cast as the lead in the new musical based on the life of John Merrick, the “Elephant Man.” Will Dexter screw up his big chance, will Kate forgive him if he does, and what is with the singing underwear?


    By | 2008-12-19T02:34:54+00:00 November 6th, 2002|DVD, Reviews|0 Comments