Monthly Archives: October 2011

DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 10/25/2011

 New options for your home viewing this week: Aliens invade the bad part of London, and it’s up to a group of young hooligans to save their home turf.  Ignore two things you may have heard about Attack the Block: … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 10/18/2011

 New options for your home viewing this week: Bad Teacher creates just about the right atmosphere for a pot-smoking, heavy-drinking, self-centered, superficial middle school teacher to run amok.  She is Elizabeth Halsey (Cameron Diaz), who’s also a gold-digger.  Her plan in … Continue reading

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Ten Years… I Should Have Joined the Peace Corps

Dear Constant Reader, With all the writing and movie screenings of the past week, I nearly forgot that today is a pretty significant milestone for me: Mark Reviews Movies turns 10. This is actually how I prefer it.  The fact … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 10/11/2011

 New options for your home viewing this week: Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life encompasses the beginning and the end of all things, and, in between, it tells the story of humankind through perfectly ordinary representatives: a middle-class family living in … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 10/4/2011

 New options for your home viewing this week: Scream 4 works really hard to not seem the lazy rehash it actually is.  It has, perhaps, the best opening murder(s) of the series–a layered movie-within-a-movie-within-a-movie-etc. string of slayings that is an actual … Continue reading

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