Every week I write my DVD column, and every week I feel like I have to short change some great movie or TV show. On any given week there are at least five new, notable shows or movies arriving on DVD, and at most I try to write between 800 to 1000 words for my column. That means that if I really have anything meaningful to say about a DVD, I have about 300 words to say about the big releases, and I can really only pick two at most per week.
The year is drawing to a close, the Holiday festivities are well under way, and The GATE wants to thank our loyal visitors with our biggest giveaway of the year. We also want to thank the kind people at Microsoft, Universal Home Entertainment, and Zip.ca for donating loads of goodies for this year's huge, year-end contest.
Once, during a long taped-for-TV conversation I was having with Harrison Ford I asked him if he has seen the then newly released Director's Cut of Blade Runner (a director's cut from Ridley Scott that was actually two minutes shorter than the theatrical release).
Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer Superhero movies have come a long way in just a few years, but you probably wouldn't know it from watching a film like Rise of the Silver Surfer. In the Fantastic 4's lat...
One of 2007's most popular comedies arrives on DVD this week, starring Seth Rogen and Katherine Heigl as a mismatched couple preparing for a baby after a drunken one-night stand. The film was written, directed and produced by long-time TV and film producer Judd Apatow, who also wrote The 40 Year Old Virgin, and his results with Knocked Up offer the same mixed comic and light-dramatic style.