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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl DVD profile, including Kit Kittredge: An American Girl DVD release date selected special features and more about the Kit Kittredge: An American Girl DVD.
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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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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
Let's take a look at my video/DVD pick of the week - Billy Elliot.
To my mind, Franco Zeffirelli's dazzlingly cinematic 1982 Italian-language movie version of Giuseppe
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.
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.
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
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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.
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.
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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.
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Ivana Redwine reviews the DVD release of Don Giovanni.
Adoration DVD review, including a review of Adoration the movie, DVD details and bonus materials. Read Ivana Redwine's review of the Adoration DVD.
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.
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.
Conflict is essential to drama. The movies that move me deeply are those where the conflict grows out
Diva DVD review, including a review of Diva the movie, DVD details and bonus materials. Read Ivana Redwine's review of the Diva DVD.
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.
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.
Read this DVD review of Contagion and find out about the movie and what is on the DVD.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Did you know that only one movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock ever won the Academy Award for Best Picture? Which movie was it?
About Final Destination 3 on DVD, including selected special features, DVD release date, and more about the movie Final Destination 3 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.
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Let's take a look at this week's new movies on video and DVD, along with a few additional releases of interest, and take a sneak peek at next week's movies on video/DVD.
Pick of the Week: " Legend"(1985) DVD "Legend" (1985) - Ultimate Edition DVD Reviewed by Ivana Redwine
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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.
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In this review of the film Moneyball we will explore both the movie and what is on the DVD.
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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.
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.
Alfred Hitchcock is one of my favorite directors, and whenever I'm in the mood for a stylish mix of suspense, terror, and perhaps a delicious dash of romance, his films have never failed to entertain and fascinate me. Heres a list of ten of my favorite movies by Alfred Hitchcock, the master of suspense.
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Righteous Kill DVD profile, including Righteous Kill DVD release date selected special features and more about the Righteous Kill 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.
Here's a few things to consider before you plunk down your hard-earned money on a DVD player.
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.
>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.
Pick of the Week: "Standing in the Shadows of Motown" DVD Reviewed by Ivana Redwine Guide Rating - Tagline:
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.
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.
In Wild Strawberries, Ingmar Bergman's vision and Victor Sjostrom's great performance combine to create a masterpiece. Find out more by reading my brief DVD review and overview.
Home Video/DVD Guide Ivana Redwine looks at Enemy at the Gates.
The Bourne Ultimatum is one of the most entertaining action thrillers ever. The DVD contains an informative audio commentary by director Paul Greengrass.
Beauty and the Beast is an enchanting animated musical that is entertaining throughout. I was captivated by the story, characters, and the gorgeous, cinematic beauty of the animation. Although this movie is aimed at kids, I expect that most adults will enjoy it thoroughly.
About the movie Jet Li's Fearless on DVD, including the DVD release date for Fearless, a gallery of still photos from the movie Fearless, and information about what is on the DVD. Page 17.
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Let's take a look at my video/DVD pick of the week - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon .
About The Good Shepherd on DVD, including selected DVD special features and more about The Good Shepherd on DVD.
Roman Holiday DVD review, including a review of Roman Holiday the movie, DVD details and bonus materials. Read Ivana Redwine's review of the Roman Holiday DVD.
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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.
Home Video/DVD Guide Ivana Redwine reviews the DVD of How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
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.
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.
The Final Destination DVD profile, including The Final Destination DVD release date selected special features and more about the The Final Destination DVD.
An Inconvenient Truth is a compelling version of Al Gore's presentation on the topic of global warming. The movie is intellectually and emotionally engaging. The DVD comes with an excellent half-hour update on the film.
In Minority Report, Steven Spielberg has created a fascinating portrait of the near-future. Minority Report is filled with thought-provoking and resonant ideas, and it also works as an action thriller. Read my in-depth review of Minority Report on DVD.
Die Dreigroschenoper was a big hit on the Berlin stage, and in 1930 a movie company began the process of adapting it for the screen. The film director was G.W. Pabst, whose movies were among the most artistically successful during the 1920s. Pabst's films are marked by social and political concerns, which made him a good fit for the Brecht-Weill material and helped him to add the proper visual dimension. The movie version of Die Dreigroschenoper, which was released in 1931, is a masterpiece.
Apocalypse Now is one of the great movies of all time. Beginning with winning the Palme d'Or at Cannes, Francis Ford Coppola stunned the film world in 1979 with his brilliant Apocalypse Now. Years later, the footage shot in the 1970s was reedited and released in 2001 under the title Apocalypse Now Redux. Read a review of Apocalypse Now - The Complete Dossier on DVD.
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
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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 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.
A look at new and upcoming movies on video and DVD.
Bend It Like Beckham is a movie that really lifted my spirits. It follows the pattern of many ethnic coming-of-age stories, yet it does so in such a way as to make an old story seem fresh. Read a full-length DVD review of Bend It Like Beckham.
About the movie Bambi on DVD, including DVD release date, DVD special features, and more.
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.
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Although there is some fairly gross humor, I laughed out loud throughout when I watched Austin Powers in Goldmember on DVD. Read a DVD review of Austin Powers in Goldmember.
Slumdog Millionaire DVD review, including a review of Slumdog Millionaire the movie, DVD details and bonus materials. Read Ivana Redwine's review of the Slumdog Millionaire DVD.
The Vietnam War has been the subject of some of the most emotionally powerful, complex, and harrowing movies ever made. Here's a list of a few of my favorites.
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson DVD profile, including Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson DVD release date selected special features and more about the Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson DVD.
Past issues of weekly features and columns. Includes articles on films released on video and dvd, information about special and hidden features on DVDs along with home video technology.
About Borat on DVD, including selected DVD special features, and more about the movie Borat on DVD.
Here's a few things to consider before you plunk down your hard-earned money on a DVD player.
"Love Don't Cost a Thing" DVD DVD Release Date: April 27, 2004 Length: 100 minutes MPAA Rating: PG-13
Clash of the Titans DVD profile, including Clash of the Titans DVD release date selected special features and more about the Clash of the Titans DVD.
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Pick of the Week: "Talk to Her" DVD Reviewed by Ivana Redwine Guide Rating - Length: 112 minutes MPAA
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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.
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"The Deer Hunter" (1978) is a powerful drama starring Robert De Niro. The movie was nominated for nine
Pierrot le fou DVD review, including a review of Pierrot le fou the movie, DVD details and bonus materials. Read Ivana Redwine's review of the Pierrot le fou DVD.
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest DVD review, including a review of The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest the movie, DVD details and bonus materials. Read Ivana Redwine's review of the The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest DVD.
You love to watch movies and TV series on Blu-ray disc and DVD. However, the number of titles out on Blu-ray disc is limited. Also, in order to see the difference between Blu-ray and DVD, you must have a Blu-ray player that can play the discs along with an HDTV that has a large enough screen size and resolution. Be advised that not all Blu-ray players will play all Blu-ray discs. So make sure your Blu-ray player has the necessary firmware updates, or you'll risk experiencing playback problems.
Mr. Arkadin (1955) is one of the strangest movies I've ever seen, yet it's quite entertaining. Read a review of this movie on DVD.
This is a critical examination of Project Nim on DVD.
Find out more about the video/DVD release of American Pie 2.
Home Video/DVD Guide Ivana Redwine reviews the movie The Devil Wears Prada on DVD.
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What I like best about Brotherhood of the Wolves is how it refuses to be confined to a single genre, and you never know quite what to expect next. There are lots of action sequences, but these are mixed nicely with sequences that have the mood of a good werewolf movie and sequences that are like an R-rated Merchant-Ivory film. Read my review of Brotherhood of the Wolves.
Home Video/DVD Guide Ivana Redwine looks at Forrest Gump.
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Read a quick overview and a brief review of the Pearl Harbor 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.
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.
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.
Pulp Fiction was a box office smash and a huge critical success in its theatrical release. Miramax has released a Collector's Edition version of Pulp Fiction as a two-disc DVD set containing lots of extras. Read a review of Pulp Fiction on DVD.
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An audio technology used on many movie DVDs to provide sound. Many DVDs make the audio available in what is called Dolby Digital 5.1, which is capable of providing high-quality sound, although to get the full effect you generally need to have five speakers and a device known as an AV receiver, that is, you must have the audio components of a home theater system.
About The Sentinel on DVD, including selected DVD special features, and more about the movie The Sentinel on DVD.
I think foreign-language films can show us things about the world we will never see if we watch only movies where the dialogue is in English. Here's a list of ten of my favorite foreign-language films by ten different filmmakers. Three of the movies are in French, two are in Japanese, two in Italian, and one each in Bengali, Russian, and Swedish. In my opinion, the films listed below are among the greatest in all of cinema.
Battleship Potemkin DVD review that explores both the movie and the DVD extras. Battleship Potemkin is an important film, both in terms of cinema history and world history, and it is well worth watching many times. Find out more about the movie in this review of Battleship Potemkin on DVD.
Here's what you need to know about combos, including TV-VCR and TV-DVD-VCR combos.
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"This movie is about how a person deals with his love stories in the past." So says writer-director Wong
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.
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Pick of the Week: "The Bourne Identity" Collector's Edition DVD Reviewed by Ivana Redwine Guide Rating
About Basic Instinct 2 on DVD, including selected special features, DVD release date, and more about the movie Basic Instinct 2 on DVD.
Hot Fuzz is an entertaining British send-up of cop movies.
Home Video and DVD Guide Ivana Redwine's full-length review of The Fast and the Furious on DVD. The Fast and the Furious presents a thrillingly cinematic glimpse into the world of urban street racing, but it is done with a B movie sensibility.
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