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Netflix provides a movie and television programming rental service at flat monthly fees. The company has no brick-and-mortar stores, and instead interfaces with its customers via the Internet and the United States Postal Service. A large number of titles are available on DVDs and Blu-ray discs that will be delivered to the subscriber by mail. In addition, a much smaller number of titles can be streamed to the subscriber over the Internet.
Amazon is America's largest online retailer. The company's primary business is selling a wide variety of goods — especially books, DVDs and music CDs — that are ordered on their Website and shipped by mail or package delivery services. But they also offer some products that they deliver digitally to customers who have a broadband Internet connection.
If you are looking for quotes from The Notebook, well, you are are looking in the right place. We got all Noah and Allie your heart can handle.
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Pick of the Week: " Sexy Beast " DVD "Sexy Beast" DVD Reviewed by Ivana Redwine Guide Rating - Tagline:
Before George Lucas became famous, he co-wrote and directed an excellent movie titled THX 1138starring Robert Duvall. Now a restored directors cut of that film is being released as a superb two-disc DVD set loaded with worthwhile bonus materials. A single-disc version is also available, but missing most of the extras. With either DVD version you'll get a first-rate movie and an excellent commentary track, but I recommend the two-disc version because of its terrific bonus materials.
The core of Blockbuster's business is operating a chain of several thousand brick-and-mortar stores that rent DVDs, Blu-ray discs and video games. But the company also offers several options for renting movies and television programming which involve the Internet, and that will be the focus here.
Samuel L. Jackson plays the title role in this inspirational sports drama based on a true story. Ken Carter takes a position as a high school basketball coach and requires the players to sign a contract they will keep their grades up. The team is winning games when Coach Carter learns that players aren't abiding by their contracts, and he refuses to let the team play until the situation is corrected. Soon Carter finds himself at odds with the entire community.
Explore Oscar-winning films in this DVD profile and review.
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Apple is a company that makes consumer electronics, and its best-known products are Macintosh computers, iPods and iPhones. In addition, Apple operates an online business called the iTunes store and through it has become American's largest music retailer. Via download, the iTunes store sells not only music, but other digital media, including audiobooks, games, movies and television shows.
In addition to receiving optical discs via US mail, all Netflix subscribers are permitted, at no extra cost, to stream movies and television programming over the Internet to their PCs. The big advantage to this method is that the content can be viewed almost immediately, but there are major drawbacks.
Redbox is a company that rents DVDs for a dollar a night from thousands of automated kiosks. Find out about what you need to know about renting from Redbox.
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At its core, Netflix's business consists primarily of interfacing with subscribers via the Internet and sending them DVDs via US mail. Its only major competition for this business comes from the mostly similar online rental service run by Blockbuster. The two companies are more or less competitive in terms of price, but there are differences in what customers get.
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There's no guarantee of finding romance in real life, but if you know where to look, you can usually find romantic movies at least, and I've listed below some of my favorites that are available on video and DVD.
In addition to making us laugh, comedy movies make us think about our lives and the world around us in new ways. My choices of films here are an eclectic mix ranging over a variety of comedy sub-genres, including parody, screwball, and dark comedy. This is my personal, idiosyncratic list of favorites, and it doesn't necessarily reflect the popular wisdom on comedy movies. For the sake of focus, I've limited my choices to English-language talkies
Here's some of my favorite movie quotes from American Beauty. This is part of a continuing series of features focusing on my favorite movie quotes. Enjoy the quotes, and if you have some favorite movies lines you enjoy--or a quote have a question about--post a message the to the About Home Video/DVD Fourm.
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I've come up with a list of ten movies about the Irish that I've enjoyed. I think all of these films are worth seeing and all increase our understanding of what it means to be Irish.
Here's some of my favorite movie quotes from Sunset Boulevard. This is part of a continuing series of features focusing on my favorite movie quotes. Enjoy the quotes, and if you have some favorite movies lines you enjoy--or a quote have a question -- post a message the to the About Home Video/DVD Fourm.
Here's some of my favorite movie quotes from Raging Bull. This is part of a continuing series of features focusing on my favorite movie quotes.
Ivana Redwine reviews the DVD release of Don Giovanni.
What is Blockbuster Total Access and how much does it cost?
Product Summary "Sexy Beast" DVD âSexy Beastâ DVD Guide Rating - Pros â¢ Ben Kingsley gives a memorable
Coming Soon to Video and DVD Part 3: A Sneak Peek at Next Week's Releases on Video/DVD There are some
Blockbuster rents movies and TV shows via download over the Internet, but not as part of any of its subscription plans. Instead, you have to pay individually for each movie or TV show you download.
Director Judd Apatow talks about the movie The 40-Year-Old Virgin. Page 2.
Although some episodes didn't draw me in completely, I had a lot of fun watching Xena Warrior Princess - Season Two on DVD. And I suspect fans of this popular TV series will probably enjoy the DVDs even more than I did.
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Movies can show fierce battles, high-speed chases, and horrific explosions that most of us will never experience in real life, and I think such sequences properly used make films far more emotionally engaging. Here I've selected movies containing action that is well-integrated into the story. This is my personal, idiosyncratic list of favorites, and it doesn't necessarily reflect the popular wisdom on action movies. For the sake of focus, I've limited my choices to English-language talkies.
Watch movie trailers for this month's new movies on DVD and video. In addition, you can check DVD release dates and look over plot summaries for the movies that interest you.
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I've come up with a list of ten movies about the Irish that I've enjoyed. I think all of these films are worth seeing and all increase our understanding of what it means to be Irish. Page 2.
It's great to own this film on DVD. I've seen it many times before, but theres always a joke I've missed or a sequence I love and simply want to see yet another time. Read a review of Monty Python and the Holy Grail on DVD.
The Bank Job DVD review, including a review of The Bank Job the movie, DVD details and bonus materials. Read Ivana Redwine's review of the The Bank Job DVD.
Public Enemies DVD review, including a review of Public Enemies the movie, DVD details and bonus materials. Read Ivana Redwine's review of the Public Enemies DVD.
A look at new and upcoming movies on video and DVD.
Pick of the Week: "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" Two-Disc DVD Set Reviewed by Ivana Redwine Guide Rating
I was so impressed by this two-disc DVD set that I have no hesitation in calling it one of the best DVDs of the year. I've always been fascinated by Francis Ford Coppola's masterpiece, and Apocalypse Now - The Complete Dossier has deepened my understanding and appreciation of this extraordinary film.
About a Boy to be one of those rare films that is warm, human, funny, and entertaining from start to finish. In addition, About a Boy has far fewer cliches than other recent comedies. Read a review of About a Boy on DVD.
This is a critical examination of Project Nim on DVD.
Let's take a look at my video/DVD pick of the week - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon .
Here are some examples of combos, including TV DVD, TV DVD VCR, and other combos. Page 2.
This is a review of the movie The Ides of March on DVD. Both the artistic quality of the film itself and what is on DVD is covered in-depth.
Casablanca is beloved by a wide cross-section of Americans, and it's been a favorite of mine for as long as I can remember. This seems to me to be one of the relatively few films that is highly regarded by both cineastes and the general public alike. Read a full-length review of the two-disc Special Edition DVD set of this great classic that is loaded with extras.
Schindler's List won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. Also, it ranks ninth on the American Film Institute's list of 100 greatest movies. I've always been a big admirer of Schindler's List, and when I watched it at home on DVD after not having seen any version of it for several years, I came to realize I regard it as a masterpiece of world cinema.
Review: "Frida" DVD "Frida" DVD Reviewed by Ivana Redwine Guide Rating - Tagline: "Prepare to be seduced."
>Directed by Mira Nair (Salaam Bombay, Mississippi Masala, Kama Sutra, Monsoon Wedding is an ensemble comedy that is a joyous celebration of life. The characters speak mostly English, but they also speak Hindi a lot, and some characters occasionally speak Punjabi. When I watched this movie on DVD recently, I found it to be enchanting. Read my review of Monsoon Wedding on DVD.
In The Last King of Scotland, Forest Whitaker gives an unforgettable performance as Idi Amin, the sometimes brutal, sometimes charming, always eccentric dictator of Uganda during the 1970s.
Here's some of my favorite movie quotes from Sideways. This is part of a continuing series of features focusing on my favorite movie quotes
Pick of the Week: "Talk to Her" DVD Reviewed by Ivana Redwine Guide Rating - Length: 112 minutes MPAA
Let's take a look at my video/DVD pick of the week - Everyone Says I Love You.
Looking to finally dive into the online DVD rental world? Let's take a look at the prices and pro and cons for the two companies that rent DVDs online.
In this review of the film Moneyball we will explore both the movie and what is on the DVD.
Let's take a look at my video/DVD pick of the week - Billy Elliot.
I thought that A Beautiful Mind played much better on DVD than it did when I saw the movie during its theatrical release. I found A Beautiful Mind to be more of a fable than a character study, although Russell Crowe's performance adds dimension to a character who is scripted as more mythic than real. Read my review of A Beautiful Mind on DVD.
Monster's Ball takes on some big themes, too, including American race relations and capital punishment, but young director Marc Forster, who was raised in Switzerland, managed to avoid the clichés that plague most films addressing these issues. I watched this movie recently on DVD and found it to be absolutely riveting from beginning to end. Read my review of Monster's Ball on DVD.
In America (2002) is an English-language drama that received three Academy Award nominations: Best Actress (Samantha Morton), Best Supporting Actor (Djimon Hounsou), and Best Original Screenplay. The film was on scores of 2003 Top Ten lists, and after I watched it on DVD recently, I could certainly see why. I found In America to be one of the most emotionally engaging movies I have ever seen. Read a full-length review the movie of In America on DVD.
Pick of the Week: "25th Hour" DVD Reviewed by Ivana Redwine Guide Rating - Tagline: "Can you change your
Guide Ivana Redwine reviews the Doctor Zhivago DVD.
Let's take a look at my video/DVD pick of the week - Girlfight.
I only knew a little about Los Angeles poet and novelist Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) before seeing the fascinating film Bukowski: Born Into This (2003) on DVD. Having heard so much about his drinking and fighting, I was surprised that in the documentary he comes off as likable. About 45 books of Bukowski's writings were published in his lifetime. He wrote six novels, two of the best-known being Post Office (1971) and Ham on Rye (1982). He also authored many poems and short stories.
Pick of the Week: " Legend"(1985) DVD "Legend" (1985) - Ultimate Edition DVD Reviewed by Ivana Redwine
Set-Top Box: A catchall term for a device that can be fed a video signal from some source and display it on a TV screen. Many set-top boxes are part of a system for watching content you have to pay for. Read the full glossary definition for set-top box and find out more.
This romantic comedy is reviewed on DVD.
I found The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring DVDs to be dazzlingly cinematic and intellectually engaging. J.R.R. Tolkien's much-loved novel comes vividly to life on the screen. Read my review of the DVDs.
Home Video/DVD Guide Ivana Redwine looks at Enemy at the Gates.
I'm Not There DVD review, including a review of I'm Not There the movie, DVD details and bonus materials. Read Ivana Redwine's review of the I'm Not There DVD.
Gosford Park is a drama directed by Robert Altman, and it's at the level of his best work, including MASH, Nashville, and The Player. Ivana Redwine reviews the DVD movie Gosford Park.
Robert Altman's landmark film MASH chronicles the zany antics of American medical personnel who treat the wounded during a war in Asia, but the movie is darker and edgier than the TV series. Find out more about the movie and the DVD in this DVD review.
Adoration DVD review, including a review of Adoration the movie, DVD details and bonus materials. Read Ivana Redwine's review of the Adoration DVD.
Preston Sturges wrote and directed eight films released between 1940 and 1944 that collectively constitute one of the finest bodies of work in cinema history. All eight of these movies are worth seeing, and four are on AFI's list of 100 best American comedies. A good way to get familiar with this great writer-director is through the splendid seven-disc DVD set Preston Sturges: The Filmmaker Collection, which contains seven of the eight movies. Read a review of this collection on DVD.
Julie & Julia DVD review, including a review of Julie & Julia the movie, DVD details and bonus materials. Read Ivana Redwine's review of the Julie & Julia DVD.
There are a variety of combos to choose from these days, including TV-VCR, TV-DVD-VCR, DVD-VCR, TV-DVD combos. Let's take a look at what you need to know about the advantages and disadvantages of combos.
Product Review "The Fast and the Furious" DVD "The Fast and the Furious" DVD Guide Rating - Pros â¢ Fascinating
My Big Fat Greek wedding was a big hit in theaters, and I loved it on DVD. Although not a perfect film, I thought My Big Fat Greek Wedding had the combination of humor, warmth, and romance that so many filmmakers try for but seldom achieve. Read a review of My Big Fat Greek Wedding on DVD.
Netflix has been streaming movies and TV programs to its subscribers for some time, but these have been mostly older titles. However, that is changing as now the online rental company will be able to stream recent hits like Spider-Man 3, Superbad and No Country for Old Men due to a deal with Starz.
Although Glengarry Glen Ross is pretty stagy, I loved the sparkling dialogue and the brilliant performances by the all-star cast. Read my brief review and overview of Glengarry Glen Ross on DVD.
Mulholland Drive is not easy to understand, but it is one of the best movies of recent years. Read my review and find out why I was mesmerized by Mulholland Drive on DVD.
The French New Wave was a movement led by a group of young filmmakers that included Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, Alain Resnais, Claude Chabrol, Eric Rohmer and Jacques Rivette. The idea of a New Wave film was that it should seem personal and freewheeling, as opposed to the corporate and highly polished movies being produced by the studios. Below I have listed in alphabetical order five of the best of the French New Wave films.
MPAA Rating: A US guideline available for most movies that is intended to help parents decide the suitability of a film's content for viewing by their children. Find out more in the definition of MPAA rating.
Home Video/DVD Guide Ivana Redwine reviews the DVD of How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
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Here's some of my favorite movie quotes from There Will Be Blood. This is part of a continuing series of features focusing on my favorite movie quotes.
Home Video/DVD Guide Ivana Redwine reviews The Red Shoes Criterion Collection DVD.
Ghost World is an evocative look at contemporary American culture as seen through the eyes of an oddball young woman. Although the protagonist is in her late teens, her story will have resonance for thoughtful viewers of all ages. Read my full-length movie review of Ghost World and find out more about this fascinating film on DVD.
There's an DVD Easter Egg on X-Men: The Last Stand. Here's how to find the DVD Easter Egg.
I laughed a lot while watching Chicago, and it contains about 15 song-and-dance numbers. However, the filmmakers didnt want the story to stop while the musical numbers are performed, and lovers of traditional musicals might be disappointed. I see the movie as more of a comedy with musical numbers than as a musical. Read a full-length review of Chicago on DVD.
I did find Amelie to be a feel-good movie, but I would have felt even better if it had been 20 or 30 minutes shorter. And I should mention that, for me, Amelie wears thin quickly with repeated viewings. Read my DVD review of Amelie.
About the national launch of Blockbuster's in-store movie pass subscription plan
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I have long been intrigued by dreams, myth, and psychology, and perhaps that explains my attraction to the movies of Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman. Below I've given brief descriptions of 10 of my favorites, ordering them according to the date of their initial theatrical release. I've also tried to sketch an outline of the most productive part of Bergman's filmmaking career. As one who loves humanistic movies, I have found the body of work summarized here to be immensely rewarding
Pick of the Week: "Barbershop" DVD Reviewed by Ivana Redwine Guide Rating - Tagline: "Everyone's gettin'
Hellboy II DVD review, including a review of Hellboy II the movie, DVD details and bonus materials. Read Ivana Redwine's review of the Hellboy II DVD.
Home Video/DVD Guide Ivana Redwine looks at Criterion Collection DVD of Jean Renoir’s Masterpiece Grand Illusion.
DVD Pick: "Dr. Strangelove" Reviewed by Ivana Redwine Guide Rating - Tagline: "The hot-line suspense
Did you know that only one movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock ever won the Academy Award for Best Picture? Which movie was it?
Ingmar Bergman is one of my favorite directors. This is my tribute to the movies and life of Ingmar Bergman.
To my mind, Franco Zeffirelli's dazzlingly cinematic 1982 Italian-language movie version of Giuseppe
Watch Casino Royale movie clips. Read a summary of the movie Casino Royale. Find out more about Casino Royale.
Home Video/DVD Guide Ivana Redwine looks at Forrest Gump.
George Clooney makes an assured directorial debut with this biopic based on Chuck Barris' cult book, and Charlie Kaufman's witty script strikes the right balance between the comic and the tragic. In addition to creating TV's The Dating Game and The Gong Show, Chuck Barris claims in his autobiography he was an undercover assassin for the CIA.
A look at the the movie Best in Show. Home Video / DVD Guide Ivana Redwine reviews the movie Best in Show.
Home Video/DVD guide Ivana Redwine reviews the DVD of Planet of the Apes.
Home Video/DVD Guide Ivana Redwine reviews the An American Werewolf in London DVD.
I know of 12 DVD Easter eggs on The Incredibles two-disc set, and I'll give a description of how you can find them. For most of the eggs, timing is important. You may have to try more than once. Some of them require a little patience.
Ivana Redwine reviews the DVD version of Gandhi.: director richard attenborough john briley ivana redwine mohandas k gandhi nonviolent civil disobedience
Far From Heaven combines fine acting, stunning cinematography, good dialogue, and a lush score in one of the most engaging movies I've seen recently. Read a DVD review of Far From Heaven.
Ivana Redwine reviews The Tailor of Panama.: robert de niro jamie lee curtis james bond film harry pendel scant resemblance
Take a look at what's on The Simpsons - Season Three DVD Collection four-disc DVD set.
Home Video/DVD Guide Ivana Redwine reviews the Criterion Collection DVD of Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious.
F.W. Murnau's classic Hollywood silent movie Sunrise is on many lists of 100 greatest films, but it has been rather difficult to see for many years. At last Fox has released this great movie on a DVD that comes with some nice extras, which I've listed below. However, to the best of my knowledge, as of the time of this writing -- March, 2003, it's unlikely you'll be able to buy or rent the Sunrise DVD at a regular store or order it from a major online retailer. In the last paragraph of this article, I'll describe a way of getting the DVD through January 31, 2004. But first I'll give a brief discussion of the film. Read a review of Sunrise on DVD, a masterwork of silent film directed by F.W. Murnau.
I was mesmerized by the visual flow and haunting music of Once Upon a Time in America. I think the movie occasionally goes too far over the top, but it packs one whale of an emotional wallop.
Pick of the Week: "8 Mile" DVD Reviewed by Ivana Redwine Guide Rating - Tagline: "Find your voice." Length:
Pick of the Week: "Do the Right Thing" DVD "Do the Right Thing" DVD Reviewed by Ivana Redwine Guide Rating
I recently watched In the Bedroom at home on DVD, and I really liked the first two-thirds of it, where it is essentially a hard-hitting drama about an American family dealing with tragedy. But eventually the film took a turn into thriller territory that was too abrupt for me.
Pick of the Week: "Amores Perros" DVD "Amores Perros" DVD Reviewed by Ivana Redwine Guide Rating - Tagline:
A look at new and upcoming movies on video and DVD.
Home Video/DVD Guide Ivana Redwine reviews the special edition DVD of Orson Welles' masterpiece Citizen Kane
A look at new videos and DVDs coming out this week.
Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All by Myself DVD profile, including Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All by Myself DVD release date selected special features and more about the Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All by Myself DVD.
Im a cheapskate, I hate shopping, and I detest having to install and get used to using new equipment. Thats why I was so reluctant to buy a DVD player. But several months ago I took the DVD plunge, and now I wont rent or buy anything on videotape if I can get it on DVD.
Conflict is essential to drama. The movies that move me deeply are those where the conflict grows out
I got some big laughs out of About Schmidt, but its not so much a comedy as a bittersweet character study. Nicholson and Bates are great, and I like the movies wry look at contemporary American life. Read a DVD review and DVD overview of About Schmidt.
Do you love scary movies but prefer to watch them while staying safe and at snug home? Here's my list of top picks of classic and contemporary horror movies that are available on video and DVD.
The best of what's new on video and DVD for February, 2004. In addition, you can also compare prices on these new DVD releases.
Mel Gibson gives a winning performance in We Were Soldiers, an emotionally engaging military action movie that centers around a historic Vietnam War battle. The film is loaded with exciting combat footage, but what I like best about it is its portrayal of real-life career Army officer Hal Moore. Read my review of this movie on DVD.
Product Review "The Scorpion King" Collector's Edition DVD Guide Rating - Pros â¢ The Rock's undeniable
I found The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers to be highly cinematic moviemaking and mythic storytelling. However, it's basically an action-adventure movie, and for me some of the action sequences became tedious. Read a full-length DVD review of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.
Pick of the Week: You Can Count on Me Length: 109 minutes MPAA Rating: R for language, some drug use
Home Video/DVD Guide Ivana Redwine looks at Enemy at the Gates.
Home Video/DVD Guide Ivana Redwine looks at Memento.
Home Video/DVD Guide Ivana Redwine reviews the movie Reds on DVD. Reds is a sweeping love story set against a historical backdrop of political turmoil. Find out more about the movie Reds on DVD.
Home Video/DVD Guide Ivana Redwine looks at Alfred Hitchcock's life and films.
Region Codes: Most movie DVDs have a region code intended to restrict the area of the world in which they can be played. Most DVD players sold in a particular area of the world will not play a DVD encoded for a different region. Find out more about region codes.
Pick of the Week: "The Bourne Identity" Collector's Edition DVD Reviewed by Ivana Redwine Guide Rating
Do you enjoy movie quotes? Because you can watch a movie repeatedly and enjoy quotes in context, video and DVD is a great way to enjoy films with famous movie lines. Here are some of my favorite movie quotes from a variety of movies available on video and DVD.
Video/DVD pick of the week - The Broken Hearts Club, a romanticized look at life, love, and friendship in the gay community of West Hollywood, California.
I would describe the movie The Notebook as an unabashedly romantic tale about love, memories, and death. It's a weepy, but I believe it's one that men can connect with. It's based on a novel by a man, the screenplay was written by a man, and the director is a man. The story chronicles one otherwise-quite-ordinary man's uncompromising love.
Ivana Redwine reviews The Widow of St. Pierre on DVD.
I've seen a lot of classic film-noir movies over the years, and since so many are available on DVD these days, Im enjoying them more often. My choice of films doesn't necessarily reflect the popular wisdom on film-noir classics; instead, this is my personal, idiosyncratic list of favorites from the 1940s and 1950s.
I found The Hours to be emotionally and intellectually engaging, and I thought the performances of the 3 leading actresses were terrific. But the film may speak mainly to those who love novels.
I thought the story was flawed because the over-the-top melodrama destroyed its credibility. But the acting combined with the strong sense of place made for a film I think is worth seeing. Read a DVD review of White Oleander.
A.I. raises thought-provoking questions about what it means to be human, but it sometimes feels too warm and fuzzy for its dark subject matter. But the movie is a flawed masterpiece that is well worth seeing.