DVD and Blu-ray Picks for April 15 - 21

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The biggest releases this week is one of this winter’s biggest Oscar also-rans and one of January’s biggest hits. On top of which, Universal is releasing some great catalog titles.

Paul Bettany Teases Vision Role In 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron'

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For his next Marvel film, Paul Bettany will step out from behind a mic booth and unto the big screen. The actor, who voices J.A.R.V.I.S., has confirmed that he will play the role of Vision in Avengers: Age of Ultron. On Friday night, Bettany appeared on Jimmy Kimmel...

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Revenge: Allegiance: Episode 19 Season 3 — TV Review

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Last night’s Revenge was the episode we’ve been waiting for all season. “Allegiance” was the first real step back into David Clarke’s direction. Something about the return of the red Sharpie always brings out the fireworks. The Players: Director:...

Mad Men: Time Zones: Episode 1 Season 7—TV Review

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The season premiere of Mad Men kicked off in January 1969. “Time Zones” is set just two months after the sixth season finale, around the inauguration of Richard Nixon. Don, Peggy, Joan and Roger steal the night and our hearts.

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Debuts First Clip

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Though we're still more than a month away from the release of Bryan Singer's X-Men: Days of Future Past, the MTV movie awards are a good opportunity to promote some of the biggest movies coming this summer, so the film has released a clip showing off its many...

Community: Basic Story: Episode 12, Season 5 - TV Review

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Community’s fifth season was an improbable gift - one largely spent returning to the wells of what worked earlier in the series. So it makes sense that as we near its uncertain future, “Basic Story,” revisits the notion that Greendale is in peril of being closed down – this time...

Scandal: Flesh and Blood: Episode 17 Season 3—TV Review

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Scandal is six days away from the Presidential election and a long shot off from where it should be. “Flesh and Blood” wasn’t as explosive as we were expecting. Though some have payed for their crimes, we’re still waiting for the show to restore our confidence.

Elementary: No Lack of Void: Episode 20 Season 2 - TV Review

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No Lack of Void
There's never any lack of mysteries taking place in Elementary, but the gap of interest between the main murder mystery was nowhere near interesting than what Sherlock (Jonny Lee Miller) was personally going through. "No Lack of Void" is rather clunky in story compared...

Reviewing Ebert's 'Greatest Films': Tokyo Story (1953)

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Despite the locality that its title may imply, Tokyo Story is a universal story about parents growing older and facing loneliness.  There is an increasing gap between them and their children.  Despite the love among these family members, legendary Japanese filmmaker...

Draft Day: Movie Review

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Ivan Reitman's Draft Day may look like a sports films, but it's more of a workplace comedy as Kevin Costner deals with the most stressful day of the year as the general manager of the Cleveland Browns, who -- with his job on the line -- starts the day by making a trade...

Interview: Tilda Swinton on 'Only Lovers Left Alive'

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Talking to Only Lovers Left Alive star Tilda Swinton is an event unto itself. Having emerged from avant-garde theater work and the films of Derek Jarman, the actress has become one of the most celebrated working actresses, and someone who is known for taking interesting and challenging...