The softball term to describe a film like “Things to Do” would be “navel-gazing.” It’s the go-to description for twenty-something cinema. Perhaps the “Garden States” of the world have done their best to turn the natural progression of youthful self-doubt into a cultural off ramp, but “Things to Do” is a gem. A Canadian gem. So its maple-flavored and generous to a fault.
With little fanfare and a lot of controversy, the first season DVD box set of the 1970s show “WKRP in Cincinnati” finally arrives on DVD today. Much to the chagrin of fans of the show, much of the original music on the show, from popular artists of the day such as Foreigner and Blondie, has been replaced by generic music, which begs the question… was the music the only thing that made the show good?
For this, their third DVD release of this title since 1999, the Walt Disney Company has broken the vaults wide open to add a plethora of fascinating historic artifacts to make this new Platinum Edition a must-own for any Disney collector.
Come watch the wonderful, wacky, winning world of the Irish National Baseball Team.
Reconstructing a lost cause, “Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut” works magic trying to assemble a version of the wayward sequel that best matches its earliest intentions. Yes, it’s messy. Yes, it isn’t what it could’ve been. Yes, Zod is still all sorts of awesome. I feel more secure in the world now that I have a choice (and a potential fan-edit project) of “Superman II” versions. It seems the production of “Superman II” wasn’t just difficult, it was a war.
“Her Best Move” is a small, faint hope to rope in teenage viewers by depicting insecurity and doubt in less aggressive ways than they are used to. “Move” isn’t dramatically monumental, but it’s a sweet change of pace.