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The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Big Love', 'Machete'
Backdraft: Anniversary Edition Blu-ray – The 1991 fireman drama, starring Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro and Donald Sutherland, may not be anything special, but is amusing for its cheeseball 1990s action flick pizzazz. The …
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The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'The Town'; 'The Other Guys'
The Town – Releasing on Friday, Ben Affleck’s best directorial effort to date stars himself as a Boston bank robber with a heart of gold who ends up falling for a bank teller (Rebecca Hall) who is …
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The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'How to Train Your Dragon'; 'The Tudors'
How to Train Your Dragon – My 3-year-old’s favorite movie soars to a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, which breathes potent special-features fire in the form of filmmaker commentary, a dragon-drawing tutorial and behind-the-scenes peeks. …
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The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Iron Man 2'; 'Get Him to the Greek'
Iron Man 2 – Many moviegoers seemed to have viewed the sequel as a letdown, but I appreciated its quieter, nuanced approach to the iron-suited superhero played by Roberty Downey Jr. …
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The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Glee'; 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia'
Glee: Season 1 – Those who purchased the first Glee DVD are out of luck, having to re-up and buy the complete season rather than the second part of the first season, but that gripe aside, the collection of …
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The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Sons of Anarchy,' 'Vampire Diaries'
Sons of Anarchy: Season 2 – FX steps into the ranks of HBO, Showtime and AMC with this exhilarating motorcycle gang saga, which plays like The Sopranos on wheels. …
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The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Lost: The Complete Collection'; 'Gossip Girl'
Lost: The Complete Collection – Jammed to the gills with extras, including more than 30 hours of bonus material and a number of physical mementos from the show (black light pen light, anyone?), the shelf-commandeering box gives Lost fanatics …
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The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Clash of the Titans'; 'Rambo'
Clash of the Titans – A special-effects heavy orgy of badly-acted yet engrossing Greek mythology, the remake of the cornball classic tells the story of divine offspring Perseus (Sam Worthington), who challenges Hades (Ralph Fiennes) and …
The PhilmGuy’s DVD Review: ‘Brooklyn’s Finest’; ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’...
Acorn Media Box Sets – A trio of superb British TV dramas are each out in new DVD collections. Doc Martin is the tale of an abrasive, obsessive doctor who struggles with life in a small town. Touching Evil follows …
The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Book of Eli'; 'When in Rome'...
The Book of Eli – Smoldering with otherworldly intensity, Denzel Washington powers this surprisingly riveting post-apocalyptic drama about a lonely, driven title character determined to bring a rare book to safety. …
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The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Valentine's Day'; 'Legion'
Valentine’s Day – Taking the path well worn by Magnolia, Love Actually, Crash and countless others, the star-studded romance looks in on numerous interrelated characters, following them through love-focused crises that end in blissful affirmations.…
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The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Daria'; 'Edge of Darkness'
Daria: The Complete Series — The brilliantly satirical 1997-2001 MTV animated series, which spun off of Beavis and Butt-Head, follows a droll, intellectual girl through her so-called high school life. …
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The PhilmGuy's DVD Review: 'Nurse Jackie'; 'The September Issue'
Nurse Jackie: Season One – Edie Falco finds gainful employment following her run on The Sopranos, as a take-no-prisoners NYC ER nurse who navigates a fast-paced medical world as she juggles it with her personal life. …
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Marissa Jaret Winokur Wants More Kids
Marissa Jaret Winokur used a surrogate to conceive her son Zev, 19 months, and now she’s ready to make a new addition.…
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Nick Lachey Too Nice to be ‘Idol’ Judge
Now that Howard Stern is in talks to fill Simon Cowell’s seat on American Idol, Nick Lachey can breathe a sigh of relief that he may not be called upon to become the next American Idol judge. …
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Ashlee Simpson-Wentz Gets Ready for V-Day
Ashlee Simpson-Wentz discusses her family plan in the OK! on newsstands now, saying she’s ready for more kids. “I love being a mother,” the singer/actress/Broadway star, 25, tells me during the Hershey’s Pieces Candies launch held at Hershey’s Times Square.…
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How Stars Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday
When the Indianapolis Colts take on the New Orleans Saints in Sunday’s game, the stars are siding with the Saints for unconventional reasons – and not just because Kim Kardashian’s boyfriend Reggie Bush plays for the team.  …
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Logan Lerman Catches 'Spider-Man' Fever
Logan Lerman fuels speculation that he may be the next Spider-Man during his premiere for Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief held Thursday at NYC’s AMC Loews Lincoln Square.…
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Carnie Wilson: Don't Call Jessica Simpson 'Fat'
During an event to promote her appearance on The Dr. Oz Show (which airs today), Carnie Wilson said she feels like “throwing up” when Jessica Simpson is called “fat.”…
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Camila Alves Shares 'New Mom Hair' Style Tips
Although she hosts Bravo’s hair-styling show Shear Genius, which begins its third season tonight, Camila Alves doesn’t advocate making drastic lock changes soon after giving birth. She would know: Matthew McConaughey’s girlfriend welcomed daughter Vida just one month …