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  1. Todd Erwin

    DVD Review Big Hero Six: The Series – Back in Action! DVD Review

    Todd Erwin Big Hero Six: The Series – Back in Action! DVD Review Disney Channel’s Big Hero 6: The Series – Back in Action brings the first seven episodes from the currently airing first season, including the 43-minute pilot movie, to DVD. [review]
  2. Matt Hough

    DVD Review The Complete Hal Roach/Thelma Todd/Patsy Kelly Comedy Collection DVD Review

    Matt Hough The Complete Hal Roach/Thelma Todd/Patsy Kelly Comedy Collection DVD Review The Complete Hal Roach/Thelma Todd/Patsy Kelly Comedy Collection fills a worthwhile space on the shelf of comedy lovers everywhere. [review]
  3. Todd Erwin

    DVD Review Z-O-M-B-I-E-S DVD Review

    Todd Erwin Z-O-M-B-I-E-S DVD Review Z-O-M-B-I-E-S is a Disney Channel Original Movie that doesn't try all that hard to put forth its message on segregation and racism, and instead wants to play it light while singing and dancing. [review]
  4. Todd Erwin

    DVD Review LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Complete Season Two DVD Review

    Todd Erwin LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures Complete Season Two DVD Review Taking place between The Empire Strikes Back and through Return of the Jedi, the Disney XD series LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures is an often hilarious, family-friendly animated sitcom. [review]
  5. Matt Hough

    DVD Review NCIS: The Fourteenth Season DVD Review

    Matt Hough NCIS: The Fourteenth Season DVD Review NCIS continued along for its fourteenth season without missing a beat despite the loss of a favorite longtime character and the passing of its much-loved showrunner. [review]
  6. Matt Hough

    DVD Review NCIS: Los Angeles - Season 8 DVD Review

    Matt Hough NCIS: Los Angeles - Season 8 DVD Review Unquestionably the most creative and enjoyable season of NCIS: Los Angeles in many years, season eight made forward movements for all of its many characters and featured interesting and surprisingly well-plotted surprises for viewers that...
  7. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Absolutely Anything DVD Review

    Matt Hough Absolutely Anything DVD Review With a cast that boasts the likes of the usually reliably funny Simon Pegg, American comedian Rob Riggle, the voice of Robin Williams, and the surviving members of Monty Python, Terry Jones’ Absolutely Anything should have been a lot funnier and a...
  8. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Money DVD Review

    Matt Hough Money DVD Review Martín Rosete’s Money is one of those films that insists it’s smarter than its audience, the kind of film that makes one irritated at its pretensions, disgusted with its characters, and frustrated at its narrative incompetence. [review]
  9. Matt Hough

    DVD Review All Nighter DVD Review

    Matt Hough All Nighter DVD Review Gavin Wiesen’s All Nighter is obviously trying to be the zany, comic all night spree that made Martin Scorsese’s After Hours such a memorably bizarre but entertaining enterprise, but the film doesn’t have the story, characters, or likability factor going...
  10. Matt Hough

    DVD Review The Hangman: Shepherds and Butchers DVD Review

    Matt Hough The Hangman: Shepherds and Butchers DVD Review Like many courtroom dramas, Oliver Schmitz’s The Hangman: Shepherds and Butchers focuses as much on character investigation as it does on the nature of the trial itself, and while the verdict is one of those that could truly go...
  11. Matt Hough

    DVD Review I Love Lucy Superstar Special #2 DVD Review

    Matt Hough I Love Lucy Superstar Special #2 DVD Review In the spring of 2016, CBS once again presented two newly colorized episodes of its legendary sitcom I Love Lucy under the banner Superstar Special #2. These colorized episodes of one of the all-time great comedy series have always been...
  12. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Bones: The Complete Eleventh Season DVD Review

    Matt Hough Bones: The Complete Eleventh Season DVD Review Among the darkest of its eleven seasons on the air, Fox’s Bones and its producers explored new and sometimes off-putting personal and professional territory in bringing their penultimate season to television screens. [review] Read more.
  13. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Hairspray Live! DVD Review

    Matt Hough Hairspray Live! DVD Review A sure cure for what ails you, NBC’s Hairspray Live! is the fourth and in many ways most ambitious of the network’s live holiday musical presentations. [review] Read more.
  14. Matt Hough

    DVD Review The Disappointments Room DVD Review

    Matt Hough The Disappointments Room DVD Review The Disappointments Room may be named aptly: it’s a reasonably well set-up thriller that devolves into a disappointing ghost story with an unsatisfying and unsubstantiated denouement. [review] Read more.
  15. Matt Hough

    DVD Review The Rocky Horror Picture Show (2016) DVD Review

    Matt Hough The Rocky Horror Picture Show (2016) DVD Review This new made-for-TV version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a disappointing, ill-conceived misfire on the original material. [review] Read more.
  16. Matt Hough

    DVD Review I Am Bolt DVD Review

    Matt Hough I Am Bolt DVD Review An inside look at the career of the fastest man on Earth, Usain Bolt, distinguishes the new documentary I Am Bolt though, as with many sports documentaries, the emphasis is mostly on the triumphs without much of the agony it takes to get there. [review] Read...
  17. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Papa: Hemingway in Cuba DVD Review

    matt-hough Papa: Hemingway in Cuba DVD Review Ernest Hemingway was one of the most fascinating of the 20th century Nobel Prize-winning authors, so anything that helps further our knowledge about him is sure to be interesting. Bob Yari’s Papa: Hemingway in Cuba is based on the real-life...
  18. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Who Gets the Dog? DVD Review

    matt-hough Who Gets the Dog? DVD Review A romantic comedy lacking in both romance and comic flair, Huck Botko’s Who Gets the Dog? features personable actors in a forgettable, disposable domestic situation that doesn’t have one real shred of wit or a genuine belly laugh. [review] Click here...
  19. Matt Hough

    DVD Review I Love Lucy Superstar Special #1 DVD Review

    matt-hough I Love Lucy Superstar Special #1 DVD Review CBS’ most recent foray into colorization was two more episodes of its classic I Love Lucy show, a network mainstay since the early 1950s and still a ratings champion each time the network finds some new way to package the outrageous...
  20. Matt Hough

    DVD Review The Andy Griffith Show Christmas Special DVD Review

    matt-hough The Andy Griffith Show Christmas Special DVD Review Though The Andy Griffith Show Christmas Special was broadcast in high definition which is naturally missing on this standard definition DVD, the quality of the comedy is what’s foremost of importance, and this disc serves as a...
  21. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Modern Family: The Complete Seventh Season DVD Review

    matt-hough Modern Family: The Complete Seventh Season DVD Review The wacky adventures of the Pritchetts and the Dunphys continue unabated in the seventh season of ABC’s hit sitcom Modern Family. [review] Click here to read the original article.
  22. Matt Hough

    DVD Review The Good Wife: The Final Season DVD Review

    matt-hough The Good Wife: The Final Season DVD Review A grand and glorious network drama comes to its end with the seventh and final season of CBS’ The Good Wife. [review] Click here to read the original article.
  23. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Gunsmoke: The Twelfth Season, Volume 1 DVD Review

    matt-hough Gunsmoke: The Twelfth Season, Volume 1 DVD Review While Matt Dillion’s presence is always missed when he’s not a part of the main action, his absence usually doesn’t dissipate the purely entertaining dramatic value of the episodes in the first volume of season twelve of Gunsmoke...
  24. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Scorpion: Season Two DVD Review

    matt-hough Scorpion: Season Two DVD Review CBS’ Scorpion, which was one of the surprise hits of the 2014-2015 season, obviously tried to up its ante for its sophomore run. Thus, the missions became more complex and far more international in scope, and there was far more emphasis on the...
  25. Matt Hough

    DVD Review NCIS: New Orleans - The Second Season DVD Review

    matt-hough NCIS: New Orleans - The Second Season DVD Review There was no sophomore slump for NCIS: New Orleans as the program continued to offer in its second season tasty views of one of America’s favorite cities along with some intriguing crime solving and more than acceptable mysteries...
  26. Matt Hough

    DVD Review CSI: Cyber - The Final Season DVD Review

    matt-hough CSI: Cyber - The Final Season DVD Review Beginning in 2000, the CSI franchise revolutionized television crime procedurals, but that legacy came to a sad and discomfiting end with the cancellation of CSI: Cyber at the end of its second season. [review] Click here to read the...
  27. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Limitless: Season One DVD Review

    matt-hough Limitless: Season One DVD Review Based on the 2011 film thriller, CBS’ Limitless took some of the basic tropes from the movie and developed them into one of network television’s quirkiest and most appealing new series. [review] Click here to read the original article.
  28. Matt Hough

    DVD Review NCIS: Los Angeles - Season 7 DVD Review

    matt-hough NCIS: Los Angeles - Season 7 DVD Review Probably the weakest of the NCIS series, NCIS: Los Angeles continues along its loud and violent path for its seventh season. [review] Click here to read the original article.
  29. Matt Hough

    DVD Review NCIS: The Thirteenth Season DVD Review

    matt-hough NCIS: The Thirteenth Season DVD Review The thirteenth season was a tumultuous one for CBS’ hit procedural NCIS. In addition to the announcement early in this year’s run that one of its original cast members would be leaving at the end of the season, the show’s writers gave almost...
  30. Matt Hough

    DVD Review Castle: The Complete Eighth and Final Season DVD Review

    matt-hough Castle: The Complete Eighth and Final Season DVD Review Unquestionably the most popular crime procedural ABC has fronted in many years, the final season of Castle unfortunately got too caught up in its unsatisfying on-going mystery arcs taking time away from the single episode...