Lost Season 4 Delivers!

Lost: Season 4 – The Expanded Experience
ABC Studios/Bad Robot
Starring Matthew Fox, Evangeline Lily, Jorge Garcia, Naveen Andrews, Michael Emerson, Sam Anderson, and lots of other people
Rated TV-14 for language and violence
Running Time = 604 minutes (14 episodes on 4 DVDs)

Available Tuesday, December 9, 2008!

Also on Blu-Ray

Also on Blu-Ray

WARNING: This article is long and contains SPOLIERS. You have been forewarned. Now, go in peace to love and serve Lost and the Island it inhabits.

When I first heard about the show Lost, I honestly thought it was going to be a dramatic version of Gilligan’s Island. And while elements certainly lean toward the goofy at times, Continue reading

The Happening Isn’t All That Happening

The Happening
20th Century Fox/Spyglass Entertainment
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo, Ashlyn Sanchez, and Alan Ruck
Written, Produced, and Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan
Rated R for violent and disturbing images
Running Time = 91 minutes
Available Now

Oh, M. Night Shyamalan. What hast thou wrought? The mastermind behind The Sixth Sense and Signs brings forth his first R-rated film. But much like Lady in the Water, the film falls flat. In fact, The Happening seems to rely more on shock tactics than any actual story.

Groups of people go into a seemingly comatose state, then proceed to kill themselves. Through a variety of means these folks take their own lives to the horror of those not affected. As the plague spreads, authorities determine it to be one thing: a terrorist attack. Continue reading

Zoinks! Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King: All-Star Cast in Halloween Hilarity!

Scooby-Doo and the Goblin KingWarner Bros.
Starring: Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn, Hayden Panettiere, Wayne Knight, Wallace Shawn, Jay Leno, and Lauren Bacall
75 minutes

Scooby-Doo has a lot in common with James Bond: both franchises have been around for 40 years; both use the same characters but at times different actors to portray them; both have had a younger version of the character portrayed on TV (see James Bond Jr. and A Pup Named Scooby-Doo); and both utilize the same catchphrases, characterizations, and template in each adventure taken. Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King is the twelfth direct-to-DVD Scooby-Doo movie, which comes after a string of TV series utilizing Scooby, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne, and Velma. I found myself Continue reading