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The Book Of Eli Blu-Ray

“The Book Of Eli” stars Denzel Washington as a mysterious man wandering “West” in a post-apocalyptic US with a sharp blade and a book which may mean the beginning of new life in the devastated country.  Not far into the film, we see where civilization has deteriorated as Eli encounters ambushes and witnesses brutal behavior by gangs roaming the countryside.  When he walks into a small town, his troubles really start as Gary Oldman, a local leader of the town, suspects that Eli is carrying the book he has been seeking to build his power base.  Mila Kunis plays a sassy teen who wants to go with Eli on his quest.   Jennifer Beals is her blind mother and main squeeze of Oldman’s, and Ray Stevenson is the gang member with a soft spot for Mila. Tom Waits has an excellent cameo as the town trader and electronic expert, who recharges Eli’s first generation iPod. Michael Gambon also has a short but sweet character cameo. Continue reading

June 19, 2010 Posted by | Blu-Ray review | , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Moody Blues-Threshhold Of A Dream-Live At The Isle Of Wight Festival

The Moody Blues, known for their cosmic rock abilities, releases this great blu-ray disc of their full concert at the Isle Of Wight Festival of 1970.  Known as Britain’s Woodstock”, the Isle Of Wight Festival had some of the greatest groups in rock history perform on its outdoor stage, including The Who, Jethro Tull, Jimi Hendrix (his last performance) and The Moodys.

Fans of the group will enjoy seeing the Moodys in their prime; and will also revisit the festival through recent interviews with four of the founding members.   Continue reading

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The Great Kat-Beethoven’s Guitar Shred

The Great Kat is a classically trained musician who combines heavy metal guitar with Classical music on this very short dvd.  Dressed in black leather and fishnet stockings, Kat does her versions of “Flight Of The Bumblebee”, “Beethovan’s Fifth”, “Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto # 3″ Paganini’s Caprice #24”, plus three originals, “Torture Techniques”, “Blood”, and “Islamosfascists”. Continue reading

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