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The Sting of a Breakup: 'Can't Stand Losing You' Tells the Story of The Police

The Sting of a Breakup: 'Can't Stand Losing You' Tells the Story of The Police

Thursday, April 16, 2015  |  Bob Grimm

Guitarist Andy Summers narrates Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police . Based on his memoir One Train Later , the doc examines the fast rise and even faster breakup of the band, while also spending time on the successful, and all too short, reunion in 2007-2008.

You’ll walk away from this film kno...

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The Return of Al Pacino: 'Danny Collins' Offers the Acting Great His Best Role in More Than a Decade

The Return of Al Pacino: 'Danny Collins' Offers the Acting Great His Best Role in More Than a Decade

Thursday, April 16, 2015  |  Bob Grimm

It’s been 12 years since the great Al Pacino has been involved in a project worthy of his talents. (His Roy Cohn in 2003’s Angels in America was his last great role.) He’s become a bit of a caricature in the last decade, appearing in some of its worst movies ( Ocean’s Thirteen , Gigli , 88 Minutes , Jack and...

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True TV: 'Orphan Black,' 'Axe Cop' and 'Lost Girl' Return; 'Major Lazer' Brings the Heat

True TV: 'Orphan Black,' 'Axe Cop' and 'Lost Girl' Return; 'Major Lazer' Brings the Heat

Wednesday, April 15, 2015  |  Bill Frost

Axe Cop (Thursday, April 16, FXX), season premiere: Few watched Fox’s failed attempt to take on both Adult Swim and Saturday Night Live with the late-night Animation Domination High-Def (ADHD—get it?) in 2013; fewer still are aware that the cartoon block moved to FXX in January of this year. Only the p...

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Blu-Ray Review: Ryan Reynolds Is Terrific in the Funny, Horrifying Film 'The Voices'

Blu-Ray Review: Ryan Reynolds Is Terrific in the Funny, Horrifying Film 'The Voices'

Tuesday, April 14, 2015  |  Bob Grimm

Ryan Reynolds goes full-on insane for The Voices , a funny, gory and bizarre offering from director Marjane Satrapi, who directed the animated film Persepolis . Let it be said that The Voices is about as far away from Persepolis as cinematically possible—this is what I would call a major departure.

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The Video Depot Top 10 List for the Week Ending April 12, 2015

The Video Depot Top 10 List for the Week Ending April 12, 2015

Monday, April 13, 2015  |  Staff

1. Interstellar (Paramount)

2. Unbroken* (Universal)

3. Wild Card (Lionsgate)

4. Exodus: Gods and Kings  (20th Century Fox)

5. Into the Woods (Disney)

6. Big Hero 6 (Disney)

7. Penguins of Madagascar  (20th Century Fox)

8. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies* (Warner Bros.)

9. A Most Violent Year (Lionsgate)

10. Annie (So...

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Blu-Ray Review: 'Interstellar' Is a Good Movie That Makes You Think

Blu-Ray Review: 'Interstellar' Is a Good Movie That Makes You Think

Friday, April 10, 2015  |  Bob Grimm

Upon revisiting Interstellar on Blu-ray, I would like to make the following observation: Matt Damon kicks mortal ass in this movie.

Yes, I know, most of the hubbub involving this film focuses on the Matthew McConaughey performance, and whether or not the science ideas hold up. For me, the most startlin...

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