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Saturday, November 28, 2015
Vinyl exclusives drive Record Store Day
Heavy-weight vinyl exclusives rule independent record store's special day.
Streep shines as rocker Ricki
Acting wins out over writing in several new home video releases.
Boxed: Bowie and Redding
Large box sets celebrate David Bowie's first five years of recording and Otis Redding's entire output for Stax/ATCO.
He's back: 'Terminator Genisys'
The fifth Terminator film commits a cardinal sin.
'Ironic' becomes iconic
Limited edition four-disc version of classic album features unreleased demos and an unreleased 1995 concert.
What makes us tick: 'Inside Out,' 'Paper Towns'
Disney and Pixar have done another great job with "Inside Out." "The Final Girls" is a horror homage done right.
Exorcisms among tricks and treats
Some post Halloween tricks and treats in the horror genre.
Book review: 'My Kid Brother's Band'
My Kid Brother's Band a.k.a. The Beatles! by Louise Harrison (Acclaim Press hardcover, 367 pp., with photographs). Louise Harrison was born in 1931 . . .
Finally, 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' with extras
X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Rogue Cut (20th Century Fox, 2 Blu-ray discs or DVD,NR/PG-13, 148/131 min.). Most people knew the bare-bones . . .
Satisfying return to 'Marigold Hotel'
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (20th Century Fox, Blu-ray or standard DVD, PG, 124 min.). It is the rare sequel that improves on the original . . .
Chicago: The studio albums
Well taken 'Road'
311 x 4; Pete Townshend x 3
Pacino makes music with 'Danny Collins'
Moroder returns and a look at the Nashville Cats
Entertaining, but flawed: 'Beyond the Reach,' 'Run All Night'
Box sets, TV seasons rule
Fun in 'Kingsman,' 'DUFF'
Back to the 1970s: Yes live, Robin Gibb solo
Future in 'Jupiter'; past in '1776'
Dykstra's witch designs spark 'Seventh Son'
Revisiting Jethro Tull's 'Minstrel'
Stopping in at 'Jamaica Inn'
Lautner, Hemsworth, Law in action
Sinatra classics, 'GoodFellas' remastered
Mendes' debut tops chart; Mew and Lodge break long silences
Paddington: Not an ordinary bear
'Taken 3' stays in LA; Belmondo leads foreign invasion
Still rockin': Ringo, Brian Wilson
Past masters: Sirk, Sturges and Reed
Oh, the horror: A too-smiley Reynolds and lots of werewolves
Three remarkable men: Turing, Hawking and Zamperini
All singing, all dancing and, well, Exodus
Writing excellence in 'Nightcrawler,' 'Birdman' and 'Ride the Pink Horse'
Let's get animated
Still 'Dumb,' and fun, after 20 years
Universal starts monsters relaunch with 'Dracula Untold'
Meet 'Lucy,' 'The Guest' and 'The Judge'
Neeson still in action mode
Action leads in 'Maze Runner,' 'Equalizer,' '7 Assassins'
Sound gift advice II: Sinatra, Bowie, R.E.M.
Christmas collections, including Downton Abbey
Exciting Sci-Fi trio: "Apes," "Guardians" and "X-Men"
Sound gift advice: Dylan, Cohen, Mancini and more
Thoughtful 'Giver,' action-pumped 'Expendables,' fun '22 Jump Street'
Nature and fairy unleashed: 'Into the Storm,' 'Maleficent'
No stopping One Direction
'Nightbreed': the holy grail of horror
'The Wonder (Years)' of it all
Many shades of Deep Purple
Exciting Sci-Fi rides: 'Transformers,' 'Edge of Tomorrow'
Bad 'Neighbors'; 'Signal' worth catching
Monstrous success: 'Godzilla'
Scores soar: 'GOTG,' 'Sin City,' 'Hannibal'
NFL help lifts 'Draft Day'
WWI Centennial -- BBC style
Ian Anderson's creative burst
Muppets caper delights
'Divergent' is a cool ride
The many facets of Johnny Winter
From 'Rio 2' 'Bad Words' to Chinese horror
On to Broadway ... often from film
Sex study pioneers, ill-prepared doctor in more TV sets
Everything IS Awesome in 'The LEGO Movie'
A whole lotta Zep
TV sets checklist stars with 'Graceland'
Three thrillers: 'Non-Stop,' 'Jack Ryan,' 'RoboCop'
Two looks at war: 'Lone Survivor,' 'Monuments Men'
Kwanten plays 'The Right Kind of Wrong'
New from Michael Jackson, Carlos Santana
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