Blu-ray Review: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

An intermittently entertaining sequel that, in the end, does not live up to the 'Jurassic' branding. Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard phone it in.

Blu-ray Review: Ocean's 8

Light, silly, frothy, thin, and ultimately very forgettable... but also kind of entertaining.

Album Reviews: Led Zeppelin - The Song Remains the Same (2018 Edition), Plus Music from Jim Wyly, Jamie Lin Wilson, Kenny Wayne & the Jellyman"s Daughter

A new version improves a 1976 Led Zeppelin concert album. Plus, blues and folk CDs from Jim Wyly, Jamie Lin Wilson, Kenny Wayne, and the Jellyman's Daughter.

Blu-ray Review: Tag

Ensemble comedy benefits from top-notch cast, all game to make the most of a thin premise. An awkward third-act "twist" topples the house of cards, sadly.

Blu-ray & Album Reviews: Both Sides Now: Joni Mitchell Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 1970 + Music by Swans, Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard, and Ever More Nest

A revelatory Joni Mitchell film captures her performance at 1970's Isle of Wight Festival. Plus, bluegrass from Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard, a Swans reissue, and a folk/Americana group called Ever More Nest.

Bentley's Bandstand: September 2018

Music industry veteran Bill Bentley shares his thoughts on a new batch of releases by a diverse group of artists, including: Mandy Barnett, Ray Bonneville, Shemekia Copeland, Steve Forbert, Mike Farris, and more!

Album & Book Reviews: Steve Forbert - Big City Cat (book) & The Magic Tree (CD) + Music by Vanessa Peters, Anthony Geraci, Chris Darrow & Max Buda

Steve Forbert delivers a double shot—a not-so-revealing memoir and an excellent CD. Plus, new music from Vanessa Peters, Anthony Geraci, Chris Darrow, and Max Buda.

Music Review: Paul McCartney - Egypt Station

He's done it again. The dazzling 'Egypt Station' provides amble evidence that McCartney's melodic invention remains in tact.

Album Review: The Band - Music from Big Pink - (50th Anniversary Edition)

A 50th anniversary edition of the Band's influential debut album delivers new mixes, including a 5.1 Blu-ray audio version, plus outtakes, and more.

Blu-ray Review: Deadpool 2

Lightning strikes twice with this inventive, self-referential, and wildly funny sequel. Just start out with the ORIGINAL theatrical cut before tackling the new "Super Duper Cut," if you're a 'Deadpool 2' virgin.

Album Reviews: Beach Boys - The Broadcast Archive, Crystal Shawanda - Voodoo Woman, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band - The Soul Crusaders

A vintage live Beach Boys package delivers fun, fun, fun, plus a blues excursion from Crystal Shawanda and a 1977 Springsteen concert.

Album and Music Blu-ray Reviews: Jack Scott - The Singles & Albums Collection 1957-62, Plus Mandy Barnett, Emily Scott Robinson, and The US Festival

A fresh look at a rock and roll pioneer, plus albums from Mandy Barnett and Emily Scott Robinson and a film about the influential US musical festival.

Blu-ray Review: Avengers: Infinity War

Just when you think the Marvel Cinematic Universe can't possibly get any better - it does. Behold 'Avengers: Infinity War,' which more than makes up for the slipshod 'Age of Ultron.'

Blu-ray Review: Breaking In

Nothing special, but this Gabrielle Union-starring home-invasion thriller is a watchable diversion.

Blu-ray Review: Affairs of State (2018)

A political thriller that doesn't possess the thrills needed to elevate it even to the level of "guilty pleasure." Mimi Rogers, Adrian Grenier, and Thora Birch co-star.

Blu-ray Review: Life of the Party

Sort of 'Back to School'-redux, this Melissa McCarthy vehicle stakes out its own territory. The tone is warm, likable, and generally inoffensive. While it may not be a classic, it's certainly watchable.

Bentley's Bandstand: August 2018

Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio, Rodney Crowell, Trudy Lynn, previously-unreleased John Coltrane, a Grateful Dead reissue — all this and much more in music industry veteran Bill Bentley's latest Bandstand!

Album Reviews: Bob Dylan - Live 1962-1966: Rare Performances from the Copyright Collections; The Posies - Dear 23 (Deluxe Edition)

Unlike other anthologies of early Dylan, which mostly zero in on shorter, more artistically stable periods, this one spans 1962 to 1966. Also: The Posies are issuing deluxe versions of three of their early recordings, starting with 'Dear 23.'

Album Reviews: The Grateful Dead - Anthem of the Sun - 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition; Music by Junior Byles, Eliza Gilkyson, and Parker & James

A 50th anniversary edition of the Grateful Dead's adventurous second album, plus a reggae reissue and music from new and veteran folksingers.

Blu-ray Review: The Children of Huang Shi - Twilight Time Limited Edition

Historical war drama depicts the efforts of British journalist George Hogg as he works to rescue orphans in war-torn China in 1938. Originally released in 2008.

Available Now on Blu-ray: Strike Back: The Complete Fifth Season
Ten episodes that look and sound great on HBO Home Entertainment's new three-disc Blu-ray set. Now on Blu-ray: Peter Pan - The Signature Collection Anniversary Edition
The 1953 beloved Disney animated classic is back in print - outfitted with some new bonus materials too. 100 Percent 'Fresh' on Rotten Tomatoes: Paddington 2 - On Blu-ray April 24, Own Early on Digital March 27
The sequel to the 2015 hit family film has been met with universal acclaim. If you missed it in theaters, here comes your chance to get caught up at home. Justice League Arrives On Blu-ray March 13
Gal Gadot, Ben Affleck, and the DC Extended Universe gang arrive on a variety of physical home media formats on March 13. 'Justice League,' the fall 2017 blockbuster sequel to 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,' is also currently available as a Digital HD download. 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.

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