Blu-ray Review: American Sniper

Director Clint Eastwood tells the story of the late Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in this award-winning, blockbuster film.

Album Review: Jethro Tull's Minstrel in the Gallery (40th Anniversary Edition)

Jethro Tull's record label marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Minstrel in the Gallery with a two-CD, two-DVD deluxe edition.

Blu-ray Review: Alfred Hitchcock's Jamaica Inn (75th Anniversary Edition)

This beautifully restored Hitchcock obscurity also boasts film historian commentary and a new video essay.

Blu-ray Review: Solomon and Sheba - Twilight Time Limited Edition

Director King Vidor's final film was also the final film that Tyrone Power worked on, but the actor passed away before the film was completed. He was replaced by Yul Brynner.

Blu-ray Review: Bandit Queen - Twilight Time Limited Edition

Based on the life of Phoolan Devi, this harrowing film was directed by Shekhar Kapur (director of both Queen Elizabeth I biopics). His audio commentary is included on this limited edition release.

Blu-ray Review: Mortdecai

It's overlong (but at least an hour, and the total runtime is less than two), but Johnny Depp diehards might appreciate the modest chuckles sprinkled throughout this box office disaster.

Album Review: Buzzin' the Blues - The Complete Slim Harpo

A comprehensive new box set sums up the musical career of a blues artist who influenced many performers.

DVD Review: The Cobbler

While you may know "cobbler" as a tasty, fruit-based dessert, it's also the name of a person who repairs shoes. Adam Sandler plays such a person, equipped with a magical machine.

Blu-ray Review: Fifty Shades of Grey (Unrated Edition)

Take away the hype surrounding E.L. James' novel and you're left with a glossy, well-produced "Skinemax"-type flick. It's hard not to like Dakota Johnson though, she adds a desperately-needed spark to the dullness.

Blu-ray Review: Black or White

Not funny enough to be a comedy, not dramatic enough to be a drama, this low-key courtroom drama at least features a good performance by Kevin Costner.

Album Reviews: World Party and the Jayhawks Live at the Belly Up

These downloadable concert recordings from the famous Belly Up clubs represent major bargains.

Blu-ray Review: Warner Bros.' Frank Sinatra: 5-Film Collection

Five Frank Sinatra classics on Blu-ray with a hardcover photo book: Anchors Aweigh, On the Town, Guys and Dolls, Ocean's 11, and Robin and the 7 Hoods.

Blu-ray Review: The Last Five Years

Richard LaGravenese adapts Jason Robert Brown's musical, buoyed by strong performances by leads Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan.

Blu-ray Review: First Blood Best Buy Exclusive Mondo X SteelBook

The third steelbook in the series started by Canadian retailer Future Shop (now Best Buy) is comparatively modest but fitting for the film it honors.

DVD Review: Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series

Available at a great price for fans, but I wouldn't recommend the show.

Blu-ray Review: April Love - Twilight Time Limited Edition

A mild romantic music starring Pat Boone and Shirley Jones. Boone is a juvenile delinquent sent to live with on his aunt and uncle's farm. The title tune was a number one hit.

Music Blu-ray Review: Shania Twain - Still the One - Live from Vegas

A fan-pleasing, "greatest hits" concert film live during Shania Twain's Las Vegas residency. Includes an hour-long documentary special that takes a "behind the scenes" look at the show.

Blu-ray Review: GoodFellas (25th Anniversary Edition)

This is what film fans have been longing for: a Martin Scorsese-supervised remastered GoodFellas, complete with a lossless DTS-HD MA 5.1 surround mix.

Blu-ray Review: Zardoz - Twilight Time Limited Edition

This is a sci-fi/fantasy extravaganza from 1974, the product of producer-director-writer John Boorman's elaborate vision. Only 5,000 copies of this edition have been issued.

Bentley's Bandstand: May 2015

Music industry veteran Bill Bentley is here with his pick of May's new releases.

Coming to DVD August 4: Looney Tunes Rabbits Run
Rabbits Run will be the first all-new animated Looney Tunes feature film in years. Coming September 15: Peanuts: Emmy Honored Collection
This two-disc collection contains 11 Peanuts specials, all of which received either an Emmy nomination or an Emmy win. Coming to Blu-ray and DVD June 16: Liam Neeson in Run All Night
Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, this thriller arrives on Digital HD June 2, two weeks prior to Blu-ray and DVD, from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Arriving on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD May 19: American Sniper
From Warner Bros. Home Entertainment comes one of the year's most highly anticipated home video releases, Clint Eastwood's Oscar-winning box office smash. Twilight Time Limited Edition Blu-ray - April Titles
Limited edition Blu-ray releases for the month of April are: Richard III (1995), The Fantasticks, The Remains of the Day, April Love, Zardoz, The Story of Adele H. Acclaimed Miniseries The Book of Negroes - Now on DVD
The six-part miniseries based on Lawrence Hill's novel of the same name. The title comes from an actual Revolutionary War-era document. Out Now: The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts - DVD Collections: Stingers and Zingers and Hall of Famers
Stingers and Zingers is a 20-plus hour, eight-disc collection that boasts 24 complete roasts. Hall of Famers is a more economical, single-disc edition. Now on DVD from IndiePix Films: Ships (Ferahfeza)
Award-winning filmmaker Elif Refig's debut feature-length film won the prestigious FIPRESCI Award among other distinguished awards. New to DVD: The Beginner's Bible - Vol. Two Due June 9; Vol. One Now Available
The Beginner's Bible Volumes One and Two offer three animated Bible stories each, all aimed at younger viewers. Now on DVD and VOD: Award-Winning Drama Grace.
This sobering drama stars Sharon Lawrence and Annika Marks. This award-winning film has been a favorite on the festival circuit. Now on Digital HD: Girls - Season 4 and Looking - Season 2
Get caught up on the fourth season of HBO's Girls and the second season (and final, barring an upcoming one-time special) of Looking. Kingsman: The Secret Service - Digital HD on May 15, Blu-ray June 9
The worldwide box office hit and critical darling will boast a 90-minute "making of" documentary. New Star Trek: The Original Series Compilation DVD: Captain Kirk's Boldest Missions
A two-disc starter set for fans looking to get a taste of The Original Series. There are eight classic Captain Kirk episodes culled from seasons one and two.

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