As a mob boss or a crook with an itchy trigger finger, Christopher Walken is one weird, scary bastard. But he might be even creepier when he’s saving people’s lives. In 1983’s The Dead Zone, based on a Stephen King story, Walken plays a man who awakes from a coma with powers of premonition. He has visions of tragedies just before they happen. Is this power a gift or a curse?
Unless you were a film major or have some weird fascination with old black and white movies, you probably have no idea that Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane is considered an important milestone in modern film. Some call it the greatest movie ever made. Find out why. This 3-disc 70th anniversary set features an enhanced digital version of the film, a soundtrack disc, and other coolness.
Back when Married … With Children was on primetime, Christina Applegate was the hottest chick on TV as Kelly Bundy. And admit it, TV mom Peg Bundy was on fire, too. Who doesn’t love a redhead milf stacked up on high heels? Bring it all back with this complete MWC series. 32-discs deep, bro, dig in.
If movie-time for you means a complete vacation from reality for 2-hours, Dark City could be worthy. Of course you also have to be down with a dark, comic-book style hero playing the lead. If you saw the movie Crow or I, Robot, you know that visionary-weirdo director Alex Proyas will take you places you’ve never even dreamed of.
Here’s a movie that’s got action, suspense, drama, hot chicks, violence, drugs, and crime. And almost unbelievably, there are no vampires. A loner named Brendan and his brainy sidekick get caught in chaos as they try to solve the murder of his high school sweetheart. When Brick was released in 2005 it won film festival awards around the world, including a Special Jury Prize at Sundance.
Some nights you just want to melt into the couch and forget about the world outside. But what are you gonna watch? Celebrity Rehab, Hoarders, Biggest Loser? How about something a little lighter? Try this 1977 comedy flick from the guys who made the legendary Airplane. Kentucky Fried Movie is crude and juvenile and has no real plot. In other words, it’s the perfect 2-hour escape.
Actor Tim Robbins plays a Vietnam veteran back home in New York who seems to be losing touch with reality. Shit gets weird & warped. Is it a side effect of the secret government drugs that were tested on him back in ’Nam? Is it delayed PTSD? As his life begins to melt and swirl around him, Robbins seeks the aid of friends to rescue him from his messed-up mind.
Due to lack of evidence, actor Richard Gere was never prosecuted for “gerbiling”, but he was taken to the cleaners in the court of public opinion. Regardless, he was able to deftly play the role of a powerful, fame-hungry lawyer in this 1996 legal thriller. Starring Ed Norton as the killer on trial, Gere gets tangled up in big city politics as the murder of the city’s archbishop unfolds. Can Gere get Norton off? You’ll have to watch and find out.
“Say hello to my little friend!” Al Pacino as the snowbank-snorting, bullet-blasting Cuban drug lord Tony Montana in Scarface, is one of the greatest drug films ever made. It’s an absolute blood feast of depravity guaranteed to look and sound amazing on this new Blu-Ray Limited Edition. It comes with a digital copy for your mobile device and a heap of extra features keeping you rapt for hours & hours. Remember the shower scene?