New on DVD: Pirate Radio, Defendor

Premiering today on Digital Versatile Disc are a pair of films about people who refused to think about life the way other people expected them to. The rock and roll rebels of Pirate Radio fought back against the conservative tyranny of 1960s Britain, while the unlikely superhero Defendor fights back against crime on the streets […]

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Opening Wide: Cop Out vs. The Crazies

Here’s what’s opening in movie theaters across the country today. We’ve got Kevin Smith’s homage to buddy-cop movies with Cop Out, as well as a twist on the zombie flick with the updated remake of The Crazies. Also opening in selected cities is Woody Harrelson’s cool and weird superhero flick Defendor. Take a closer look […]

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The Fourth Kind: Blurring Reality & Insanity

The Fourth Kind is a rather ingeniously creepy new take on the classic scary movie trope of alien abductions. While they couldn’t have predicted the surprise success of the “reality-style” scare flick Paranormal Activity or this summer’s documentary-style District 9, writer/director Olatunde Osunsanmi nonetheless has managed to blend that now-familiar aesthetic with traditional filmmaking, selling […]

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