Blu-ray Review: Wind River (2017)

A stark portrait of isolation, regret, and murder. Excellent work by a cast including Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Graham Greene, and Gil Birmingham.

Blu-ray Review: Atomic Blonde

Smashing action thriller that flew under the box office radar last summer. Charlize Theron as MI6 superspy Lorraine Broughton is impeccably cool and tough.

Blu-ray Review: Patti Cake$

Extremely entertaining crowd pleaser combines elements of '8 Mile,' 'Hustle & Flow' and writer-director Geremy Jasper's own comedic sensibilities.

Album Reviews: Bob Dylan - Trouble No More: The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981 (Deluxe Edition), plus Jeffrey Martin, Rusty Young

A new box set doesn't alter my belief that 1979 to 1981 will not be remembered as one of Dylan's most creative, innovative phases. Nevertheless, his passion remains evident throughout, and the anthology includes enough great music to earn a place in any fan's collection.

Blu-ray Review: The Glass Castle

Save for a very special performance by young actress Ella Anderson, this "coming of age" tripe is almost unbearably sentimental and also offensive in its glorification of abusive parents.

Album Reviews: Various Artists - At the Louisiana Hayride Tonight, Plus Johnny Nicholas, Jim Byrnes

A massive box set documents the historic Louisiana Hayride broadcasts, which gave many future country artists—and some rock stars as well—their first shot at the big time. Plus, CDs by Johnny Nicholas and Jim Byrnes.

Bentley's Bandstand: November 2017

Music industry veteran Bill Bentley reviews ten stellar new releases including albums by The Blind Boys of Alabama, Bill Carter, Robert Francis, Bette Smith, a biography of Kinky Friedman, and more!

Blu-ray Review: Kidnap (2017)

Halle Berry stars as a woman frantically trying to track down her abducted son. And unlike Liam Neeson's Bryan Mills, she has no set of particular skills with which to do so.

Album Reviews: Woody Guthrie - The Tribute Concerts, plus Chris Barron, Rob Williams

A superb new box set presents two historic Woody Guthrie tribute concerts in their entirety for the first time. Also: new releases by Chris Barron and Rob Williams.

Blu-ray Review: War for the Planet of the Apes

The digital animation of the apes army is truly jaw-dropping, but this new 'Apes' series can't carry the original film series' spit bucket. Too simple.

Album Reviews: Tim Buckley - Venice Mating Call, Greetings from West Hollywood, The Dream Belongs to Me, Sefronia, Look at the Fool

A flurry of new releases and reissues from the late, great Tim Buckley includes lots of must-hear music.

DVD Review: Lady Macbeth

A very dark look at the corrupting properties of unchecked power, all unfolding in a English countryside estate run by a very repressed young woman.

Album Review: David Bowie - A New Career in a New Town (1977-1982)

The third in a series of gargantuan box sets documents one of the most adventurous parts of David Bowie's career.

Music Review: The Who - Tommy - Live at the Royal Albert Hall

The complete, 24-song 'Tommy' performed live by the 2017 incarnation of The Who. None of the vintage-era performances included each and every tune.

Music Blu-ray and CD Review: Jeff Beck - Live at the Hollywood Bowl

With more than 50 years of rockin' experience under his belt, the guitar virtuoso leads his own band and a gaggle of guest stars through a spectacular show.

Blu-ray Review: Taken: Season One

NBC's on-going adaptation of the younger years of Bryan Mills, the character with the "very particular set of skills" originally made famous by Liam Neeson.

DVD Review: Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland

Surprise of surprises, the Lifetime Network has produced a music-themed biopic that is worth watching. 'Searching' focuses on just a brief sliver of Michael Jackson's life and his relationship with his security team during his final years.

Music Blu-ray and Album Reviews: The Who - Tommy Live at the Royal Albert Hall plus Tom Russell, Nona Hendryx & Gary Lucas, Rob Lutes, Linda Perhacs

The Who perform all of Tommy in concert—finally, plus reviews of CDs from Tom Russell, Nona Hendryx and Gary Lucas, Rob Lutes, and Linda Perhacs.

Blu-ray Review: The Wizard of Lies

A knockout performance by Robert De Niro as Bernie Madoff makes this Barry Levinson-directed, Emmy-nominated film worthwhile viewing.

Blu-ray Review: Wish Upon

Joey King stars in this variation on the ol' 'be careful what you wish for' admonition.

The Who to Release Tommy: Live at the Royal Albert Hall - October 13, 2017
The upcoming release boasts a complete performance of the entire 'Tommy' album, with a set of additional Who classics plus bonus features. Also available on CD and vinyl. Now on Blu-ray: Crashing: The Complete First Season
Pete Holmes created this funny HBO series about a struggling comedian. Holmes stars as a version of himself, and the new Blu-ray release includes one of his hour-long stand-up specials. Now on Blu-ray: Girls: The Complete Sixth Season - aka The Final Season
Lena Dunham's iconic HBO series winds up on a strong note with its sixth season, which is nominated for four Emmy Awards. Coming Soon: Jeff Beck - Live at the Hollywood Bowl
Legendary guitarist's 2016 concert featuring special guests including Steven Tyler and Buddy Guy will be available October 6, 2017 on multiple formats. Coming Soon: The Rolling Stones - From the Vault: Sticky Fingers Live at the Fonda Theatre 2015
The Stones acclaimed 'From the Vault' series rolls on with this 2015 concert, available in a variety of formats. Coming Soon: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial - 35th Anniversary Gift Set
On September 12, 2017, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment reissues Steven Spielberg's classic. New to Blu-ray: Veep: The Complete Fifth Season
Nominated for 16 Emmy's for its fifth season (and winner of three, including Outstanding Comedy Series), HBO's 'Veep' shows no signs of slowing. New to Blu-ray: Silicon Valley: The Complete Third Season
Though it lost the big Emmy to HBO's other highly-acclaimed comedy series, this Mike Judge-co-created series is still a big winner. Now On Blu-ray: From Dusk Till Dawn: Season Three
Entertainment One has issued a loaded up this three-disc set with an assortment of extras sure to please the vampire show's fan base. All ten episodes are included. Now on Blu-ray: Girls: The Complete Fifth Season
Get caught up with HBO's acclaimed 'Girls' in time for the February 12 premiere of the series' sixth and final season. Disney's The BFG - On Digital HD, Blu-ray and Disney Movies Anywhere
Steven Spielberg's first-ever Disney production will include lots of bonus content, including a tribute to late screenwriter Melissa Mathison. Due October 4 on Blu-ray: Prince Movie Collection - Purple Rain, Under the Cherry Moon, Graffiti Bridge
Prince three narrative theatrical films arrive newly remastered on Blu-ray. This is the Blu-ray debut of Under the Cherry Moon and Graffiti Bridge. Now on DVD: Netflix Series Grace and Frankie - Season One
Audio commentaries, a gag reel, and a featurette are among the bonus features exclusive to this Season One DVD of the Golden Globe- and Emmy-nominated series.

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