It’s officially That Time of Year, the only time when your grocery store carries eggnog, when wearing a sweater with a light-up reindeer on it seems like a good idea, and when Andy Williams and Johnny Mathis find themselves getting serious radio airplay. It’s also the season for DVD companies to dig into the vaults and find cool treasures that fit perfectly into the Christmas season.
Interviews, Reviews and Features
Dialogue: John Gatins Talks Writing ‘Flight’ and His Five Favorite Screenplays of All Time by Scott Neumyer
Why ‘Cabaret’ Is the Best Movie Musical Ever Made by Daniel Walber
Dialogue: Nacho Vigalondo on Violence in Movies, ‘Supercrooks’ and ‘The ABCs of Death’ by Peter Martin
Listen: Can We Like the New ‘Star Wars’ Movies? by Erik Davis
How to Know Which Jason Bateman Comedy You’re Watching by Evan Saathoff
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Eddie Murphy is a comedic legend. Therefore, asking fans to pick just one memorable movie of his to add to their collection would be an excruciating process. Luckily, Moviefone is here to make that decision easier by giving you not one, not two, but seven Eddie Murphy movies on Blu-ray for free: “Trading Places,” “Beverly Hills Cop,” “48 Hours,” “Coming to America,” “Dreamgirls,” “Imagine That,” and “A Thousand Words.”
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Notable New Releases
The Secret World of Arrietty (Disney)Release Date: Feb 17, 2012Director: Hiromasa YonebayashiCast: Bridgit Mendler, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett, Carol Burnett,David Henrie. Full cast + crew
Verdict: Buy MeAvailable On: Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVDSpecial Features: Original Japanese Storyboards, two music videos, a behind-the-scenes about the making of the music video, trailersAdditional Thoughts: Whether directed by Hayao Miyazaki or not, every Studio Ghibli film is a treasure and The Secret World of
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