Music Reviews: Cameo-Parkway Reissues Plus Steve Forbert and Jimmy LaFave

Three reissues feature AM radio hits and obscurities from the late 50s and early 60s. Plus, Steve Forbert revisits one of his best albums and a reissue from the late, great Jimmy LaFave.

Music Review: Paul McCartney - McCartney III

Paul McCartney returns after 40 years to a completely DIY ethic with this "recorded in rockdown" (mostly) collection of new material. The music gleams with inventive touches and heartfelt sentiments, adding another late-career gem to McCartney's catalog.

Blu-ray Review: Words on Bathroom Walls

Sweet-natured and potentially inspiring, this teen romance examines one high school kid's struggle to manage the symptoms of schizophrenia.

Music Reviews: A Deluxe Edition of the Doors’ ‘Morrison Hotel’ Plus Suzzy Roche & Lucy Wainwright Roche, Beth Lee, and Sweet Lizzy Project

A 50th anniversary edition of the Doors’ “Morrison Hotel” couples a remaster of the original album to 19 works in progress. Plus, more new releases.

Blu-ray Review: The Other Side of Madness - Limited 50th Anniversary Edition

Weird, experimental telling of the Manson murders, produced and released while the case was still fresh, 1971. It's not for everyone, but the restored B&W cinematography is appealing and the whole thing is just bizarre enough to hold attention.

Blu-ray Review: 2067

An Aussie sci-fi that trades on familiar time-travel tropes, made watchable by its impressive production design, soaring music, and strong lead performance by X-Men's Kodi Smitt-McPhee.

Music Reviews: A Deluxe Edition of U2’s ‘All That You Can’t Leave Behind’ Plus Elliott Murphy and a Ska Anthology

A super-deluxe edition spotlights one of U2’s best albums. Plus, poetry set to music from Elliott Murphy and a long-lost collection of Jamaican gems.

Music Reviews: ‘The Harry Smith B-Sides’ and a Bee Gees Live Collection, Plus Johnny Nicholas and Flamin’ Groovies

A collection of early folk music answers an obvious question that nobody previously thought to ask and The Bee Gees shine on a new live anthology. Plus, Johnny Nicholas and the Flamin’ Groovies.

Book & Music Reviews: A History of TV’s ‘Ready Steady Go!’ Plus Solomon Burke, Sensational Country Blues Wonders!, Paul Winter, & Felix Hatfield

A book documents the history of a popular 1960s British TV rock and pop show. Also, reviews of CDs from Solomon Burke, Sensational Country Blues Wonders!, Paul Winter, and Felix Hatfield.

Blu-ray Review: Friendsgiving

Ensemble Thanksgiving-themed rom-com is headlined by Malin Ackerman, Kat Dennings, and Jane Seymour. It's a lightweight outing that some might find amusing.

Music Reviews: Lou Reed’s ‘New York,’ Plus Gay Marshall and Rick Shea

An expanded edition of Lou Reed's "New York" includes an excellent concert recording. Plus, an album of Leonard Cohen covers and new music from Rick Shea.

Blu-ray Review: Spree

A intriguing spin on the 'found footage' subgenre, this horror-satire pokes fun at the attention-seeking world of live-streaming social media "influencers." Some of it works, some of it doesn't.

Blu-ray Review: The Owners - (2020)

An absorbing and tense psychological horror film, shot in England, featuring 'Game of Thrones' star Maisie Williams at the center of an outstanding ensemble cast.

Blu-ray Review: NOS4A2 - Season Two

Don't be deterred by its premature cancellation - AMC's vampire-ish series NOS4A2 is worth watching (and re-watching). Start with Season One, get hooked, and then proceed to the newly-released Season Two.

Music Blu-ray and CD Review: The Rolling Stones - Steel Wheels Live - Atlantic City, NJ 1989

Another gem from the Stones' live vault, this Lorne Michaels-produced concert was originally a pay-per-view broadcast.

Music Reviews: The Underrated Barbara Lewis, Plus Bristol Sessions, Allman Brothers, Justin Farren, & Christian Kjellvander

Though remembered today mostly just for a pair of 1960s hits, Barbara Lewis had a lot more to offer. Also reviewed: a collection of historic country sessions, a first-rate Allman Brothers concert, folksinger Justin Farren, and Sweden’s Christian Kjellvander.

Music Reviews: A 1989 Rolling Stones Concert, Plus Rudy De Anda, Darlingside, and Radio Receiver

A 1989 New Jersey gig finds the Rolling Stones enthusiastically performing many of their classic numbers. Plus, CDs from three little-known but noteworthy acts.

Music Reviews: Emma Swift Covers Bob Dylan, Plus Rachel Brooke, Little Richard, and Jordan Tice

Covering Bob Dylan means wading into crowded waters. Many covers of his songs—by artists ranging from the Byrds and Peter, Paul, and Mary to the Band and Manfred Mann—have become famous in their own right, and there are hundreds if...

Blu-ray Review: The Secret: Dare to Dream 

Feather-light romantic drama based on self-help piffle. But it's not the worst way to pass an hour and a half, especially if you like Katie Holmes. Or if you read Rhonda Byrne's 2006 best-seller upon which it's based.

Music Reviews: Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason, Plus Johnny Iguana and Rich Krueger

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason comes out of retirement to deliver a live set of his old group’s early material. Also, Johnny Iguana and Rich Krueger.

Announcement: Words on Bathroom Walls Due on Home Video November 17
"If you can't trust your mind, trust your heart," as the teen romance story arrives on Digital on November 10 and Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand a week later. Directed by Thor Freudenthal. Blu-ray Review: The Kitchen (2019)
Not sure went wrong here. Oscar-nominated screenwriter making her directorial debut. Cult fave comic miniseries as source material. Three great stars - Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, Elisabeth Moss - headlining. Blu-ray Review: 10 Minutes Gone
A heist thriller with two marquee names but not enough thrills. Bruce Willis is really a supporting player here to Michael Chiklis. Should've been more interesting. Holiday Gift Alert! Now on DVD: Barry: The Complete First Season
Double Emmy winner (for star/writer/director/creator Bill Hader and co-star Henry Winkler) this HBO Original Series is funny and quirky. 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.

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