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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Comcast On Demand Today: Pirate Radio

Premiering on Comcast On Demand today is Pirate Radio, a comedy from Love Actually director Richard Curtis about 1960s Britain and how rock rebels dealt with the BBC’s denial of airtime to the musical revolution. Bill Nighy and his crew of pothead DJs (including American profanity enthusiast calling himself The Count [Philip Seymour Hoffman]) set […]

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Opening Wide: 2012, Pirate Radio

Two big time movies are opening wide today, and you get to decide which part of your brain to nourish with your choice between them. Do you go for the visceral, eye-popping, rubbernecking thrills involved in watching the end of the world in 2012, or should you treat yourself to some raucous British comedy about […]

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