Music Review: The Rolling Stones - From the Vault: L.A. Forum - Live in 1975 (DVD + 2CD)

A two-and-a-half hour concert from Ron Wood's first tour with the band, presented as a DVD with accompanying double-CD live album.

Activision Unwraps a Seasonal Skylander for the Holidays

Activision is keeping up its tradition of releasing seasonal Skylanders by issuing a special festive edition of a character from Skylanders: Trap Team.

Gift It! Next Issue Offers Unlimited Access to America's Top Magazines

Next Issue normally offers a free 30-day trial to new subscribers but is advertising a special deal for Black Friday that also includes 50% off the Unlimited Premium subscription for two additional months.

Blu-ray Review: The Last Play at Shea

The documentary covers the history of Billy Joel as well as the history of Shea Stadium, leading up to Joel's guest star-studded performances at the stadium before it was demolished in 2008.

Blu-ray Review: Ornette: Made in America

Intriguing, perplexing, and challenging, this portrait of jazz saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman has to be seen to be believed. Shirley Clarke crafted a one-of-a-kind documentary which turned out to be her final feature.

Blu-ray Review: The Dogs of War - Twilight Time Limited Edition

Christopher Walken and Tom Berenger head up a team of mercenaries in John Irvin's 1980 war flick. Both the original U.S. and longer international cuts are included.

Blu-ray Review: The Killer Elite (1975) + Noon Wine - Twilight Time Limited Edition

The 1975 Robert Duvall and James Caan pairing may be the headliner, but seldom-seen made-for-TV Noon Wine is the best reason to add this limited release to your collection.

Into the Storm BD Special Features Are Light But Not Just Wind

Despite not scoring high points for its script, this disaster flick was a financial success doubtless due to its convincing depiction of windblown devastation.

Album Reviews: Led Zeppelin's IV and Houses of the Holy

Led Zeppelin IV, one of the best-selling albums ever, has been remastered and reissued with bonus tracks.

Software Review: Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac - Part Three

If you want to get the best performance from Parallels Desktop 10, it's a good idea to replace your hard drive with an SSD for overall speed improvements and boost your computer's RAM.

Blu-ray Review: Portrait of Jason

Shirley Clarke's landmark 1967 arrives on Blu-ray, fully restored and boasting a variety of extras. Before-and-after demo makes Milestone Films' efforts to provide the best audio/visual presentation abundantly clear.

New Music for Old People: Toni Childs, Thank You Scientist, Jukebox the Ghost, Bryan Adams and More

You may find a familiar name or two tucked among this week's selections, and you may meet a few new faces.

DVD Review: The Merv Griffin Show - 1962-1986

This 12-disc collection is arguably the most important archive of American culture to be released all year because of the different backgrounds of the 200-plus guests and their discussions.

Software Review: Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac - Part Two

The ability to run the latest Windows version of Office on a Mac could be enough on its own to make Parallels Desktop worth its $79.95 price tag.

Software Review: Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac - Part One

Parallels Desktop 10 is not the cheapest virtualization option but it's less than the cost of a second computer and more convenient than drive swapping and setting up network drives.

Album Review: The Hollies - 50 at Fifty

In case you’re one of those who’s too young to remember, the Hollies entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010 on the basis of a large and terrific string of exuberant British Invasion pop hits from 1966 and 1967...

Music Blu-ray Review: The Doors - Feast of Friends

The unfinished documentary produced by The Doors consists of mostly long-familiar footage, but the bonus features and lossless, remixed audio is what makes this desirable for fans.

Blu-ray Review: The Expendables 3

Part three is a modestly enjoyable, though naggingly weightless, affair. New cast members, both veteran (Antonio Banderas steals all his scenes) and neophyte (UFC champ Ronda Rousey), add some sizzle to the formula.

New Music for Old People: Pork Tornado, Swag, Weezer, Marianne Faithfull and More

There is a veritable plethora of good music here this week. As usual. So give it a listen.

There is Nothing Special About Tammy's Blu-ray Features

With an R rating in the U.S. (14A in Canada) and mostly negative reviews to its name, Tammy will inevitably have a limited audience. This release will do nothing to change that.

The Official Star Trek Convention in Seattle December 12-14
Seattle-area Trekkers, mark your calendars. This year's convention is headlined by Walter Koenig and Jeri Ryan. A very special Next Generation reunion is planned as well. Giveaway: The Merv Griffin Show 1962-1986 - 12-Disc DVD Set - Enter by December 1, 2014
Two will win this fantastic DVD boxed set containing 42 hours of vintage material from the Emmy-winning TV talk show! Paramount Digital Beef's it Up From November 11
Beef stars Chris Meloni as Lou the Butcher as a man adept at solving other people's problems. Book Review: Images of Nature by Adrian Munsey
Images of Nature is a brand new book which takes you on a journey through Britain’s inspirational landscapes. It’s a collection of beautiful photographs amassed over time by the multi-talented Adrian Munsey, who is a media entrepreneur, producer of hit... DVD Reissue: All Six Seasons of Daniel Boone: The Complete Series
All 165 episodes on 36 discs are found on Fox's new manufactured-on-demand DVD release. Fess Parker played Boone from 1964-1970. Digital HD Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2
Boasting emotional complexity and fantastic animation, this is a rare sequel that surpasses the original. The Digital HD version comes well-stocked with extra features. All-New Beethoven's Treasure Tail - Scores Laughs (and Barks) on Blu-ray and DVD
The newest adventure finds the loveable St. Bernard helping a coastal village avoid being bought up and sold out by a rich developer. The Best Biography of Prince Harry
The book is packed with fascinating information about Harry’s early life and his military service. Brad Meltzer's Lost History - Premieres October 31 on H2
Author and TV show creator Brad Meltzer's new informational series seeks to rectify the mysterious disappearance of various U.S.-based artifacts of historical importance. All-New The Tom and Jerry Show: Season 1, Part 1 - Frisky Business - Now on DVD
After premiering at number one for its time slot back in April of 2014, the first 13 episodes of this all-new Tom and Jerry series arrive on home video. The Babys Reunite for I'll Have Some of That!
No John Waite on this partial reunion record, but original band members Tony Brock and Wally Stocker have done what they can with a couple new members. Mission Accomplished by Edge of Tomorrow's Blu-ray Extras
Warner Home Video has enlisted a modest set of special features that includes a detailed behind-the-scenes documentary focusing on director Doug Liman. Digital HD Review: X-Men: Days of Future Past
The Blu-ray and DVD is available October 14, but you can currently purchase the latest mutant epic as a Digital HD download.

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