Posts Tagged ‘Neil Patrick Harris’

This week’s releases include: a stoner holiday special; a case of mistaken identity; a family from hell; a real-life terrorist hi-jacking; a classic K-9 love story; an ill-fated relationship; a space parody; a philosophical debate; and a severe cop drama. (more…)

This week’s releases include: a courtroom period drama; a spy thriller in two different eras; another bachelor party gone wrong; a true story of fantasy and murder; a playful tale with penguins; a look at famous hockey feuds; a consequence of ‘the wrong place, the wrong time’; an adaptation of a childhood classic; a trilogy about a young woman who takes matters into her own hands; and an historical re-enactment.  (more…)

A scene from The MuppetsMy theory is everyone has a favourite Muppet. Whether it’s the lovable Kermit the Frog, the comparably giant Sam Eagle or the goofy Swedish Chef, the Muppets offer a personality that appeals to everybody. That’s one of its charms and what gives it the longevity it’s experienced – the first episode of The Muppets Show aired in 1976. And unlike many of our other childhood favourites that resurfaced after long hiatuses, this movie is everything you hope it would be. (more…)

Alex Pettyfer and Vanessa Hudgens in a scene in BeastlyMost people know the story of Beauty and the Beast and many have seen Disney’s animated retelling of the tale. Beastly is a modern-day, live-action rendition of the narrative starring a couple of up-and-coming actors: Alex Pettyfer and Vanessa Hudgens. It takes the notion that “love is blind” to its limit as a beautiful young woman falls for a man whose exterior doesn’t match his interior (at least not any more). Unfortunately, in this case, this fantastical romance was better left to the animators. (more…)

“There is nothing wrong with your television. Do not attempt to adjust the picture.”

The first five seasons of the critically-acclaimed and most original series, The Outer Limits, has hit DVD. Like the classic 1960’s series of the same name, each episode is an imaginative exploration of humanity’s greatest hopes and darkest fears. It often pushes the sci-fi envelope, taking you to places, worlds and times you never thought existed.