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True TV: Six On-Demand Alternatives to the (Lack of) Thanksgiving Programming

True TV: Six On-Demand Alternatives to the (Lack of) Thanksgiving Programming

Wednesday, November 26, 2014  |  Bill Frost

Cinema Insomnia (Roku’s Zom-Bee TV) : “Your host” Mr. Lobo has presented late-night horror-cheese showcase Cinema Insomnia for 13 years through a smattering of regional cable outlets and, probably, subliminal mind control. Last year, Zom-Bee TV (available through streaming service Roku) picked up Cinema In...

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Home Video Review: The Third Installment in the V/H/S Series Can't Match the Scares of the First Two

Home Video Review: The Third Installment in the V/H/S Series Can't Match the Scares of the First Two

Wednesday, November 26, 2014  |  Bob Grimm

Horror-film lovers have been eating up a little franchise called V/H/S these last couple of years. V/H/S: Viral , the third offering in this anthology series featuring up-and-coming horror directors each helming segments, is now available.

V/H/S (2012) and V/H/S/2 (2013) were “found footage” films that pr...

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The Video Depot Top 10 List for the Week Ending Nov. 23, 2014

The Video Depot Top 10 List for the Week Ending Nov. 23, 2014

Monday, November 24, 2014  |  Staff

1. 22 Jump Street (Sony)

2. Tammy * (Warner Bros.)

3. Into the Storm * (Warner Bros.)

4. Let's Be Cops * (20th Century Fox)

5. How to Train Your Dragon 2 * (20th Century Fox)

6. Maleficent (Disney)

7. Hercules (Paramount)

8. If I Stay * (MGM)

9. The Purge: Anarchy (Universal)

10. Sex Tape (Sony)

* Available for rental before Red...

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We Waited 20 Years for This? Alas, the 'Dumb and Dumber' Sequel Is a Dud

We Waited 20 Years for This? Alas, the 'Dumb and Dumber' Sequel Is a Dud

Thursday, November 20, 2014  |  Bob Grimm

After numerous stops and starts, the Dumb and Dumber sequel has finally made it to the screen, 20 years after the original.

Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels return as Lloyd and Harry, movie history’s two biggest dumbasses. While Carrey slides right back into the role of the mischievous goofball, Daniels see...

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Drumming Up Torture: 'Whiplash' Is a Music Film for the Ages

Drumming Up Torture: 'Whiplash' Is a Music Film for the Ages

Thursday, November 20, 2014  |  Bob Grimm

And I thought my high school band teacher was tough!

There are natural musicians on this planet—people who pick up a guitar, drumsticks or a saxophone, and play with an enviable ease. Then there are other musical geniuses, extraordinary musicians in training who require some sort of extra push to put...

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True TV: The Holiday Movies Are Coming, Whether You Want Them or Not

True TV: The Holiday Movies Are Coming, Whether You Want Them or Not

Wednesday, November 19, 2014  |  Bill Frost

An En Vogue Christmas (Lifetime; Saturday, Nov. 22): The singers of En Vogue (as played by the current legally recognized singers of En Vogue) reunite for a holiday benefit concert to save the nightclub that gave them their start and to forgive the sleazy manager (David Alan Grier) who “broke them up...

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