Bentley's Bandstand: October 2015

A spotlight on new releases by: Sam Butler, Shemekia Copeland, Dr. John, Kinky Friedman, The Gold Magnolias, Scott Hamilton, Los Lobos (and Chris Morris' new biography of the band), Ashley Monroe, Keith Richards, Webb Wilder.

Music Blu-ray Review: The Who - Live at Shea Stadium 1982

A very professional, though somewhat passionless, 1982 concert in support of their then-current album, It's Hard.

DVD Review: The Killers (1946 and 1964) - The Criterion Collection

Two feature-length adaptations of the Ernest Hemingway short story (plus a short film version to boot) are presented in remastered form.

Album Review: Sam Butler - Raise Your Hands!

The solo debut from former Blind Boys of Alabama guitarist Sam Butler taps contemporary rock sources for its spiritual material with first-rate results.

Blu-ray Review: Entourage

The popular HBO series made the leap to the big screen over the summer, and now that big screen outing comes to home video.

Movie Review: The Reflektor Tapes

It allows each audience member to make what they will of what they see of Arcade Fire's artistic journey.

Video Game Review: Splatoon for the Nintendo Wii U

Splatoon feels like the kind of game that the Wii U console was designed for.

Album Review: Denny Lile - Hear the Bang: The Life and Music of Denny Lile

Though little known during his sad lifetime, Denny Lile made music that was redolent of the finer work of Mickey Newbury, Jim Croce, and Poco.

Blu-ray Review: Empire: The Complete First Season

Believe the hype! Empire is an addictive powerhouse, bolstered by a terrific ensemble cast led by Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard.

Shades of Grey: Interview with Indian Summers' Nikesh Patel

Actor Nikesh Patel talks about his experiences filming season one of the British TV drama Indian Summers, currently airing Stateside on PBS' Masterpiece.

DVD Review: Love & Mercy

This Brian Wilson biopic skillfully interweaves the younger, '60s-era Wilson with the older, '80s-era Wilson (portrayed by Paul Dano and John Cusack, respectively).

Album Review: The Kennedys - West

The Kennedys' latest CD delivers ringing guitars, irresistible melodies, and gorgeous harmonies.

Music Review: Paul McCartney - Tug of War and Pipes of Peace (Archive Collection)

These newly-remastered versions of early-'80s McCartney solo albums sound great.

Album Review: Plainsong - Reinventing Richard: The Songs of Richard Farina

The British group Plainsong has reunited to pay tribute to Richard Farina, a seminal figure on the 1960s folk music scene.

WB Games Previews Launch of LEGO Dimensions in New Videos

LEGO Dimensions will be released on September 27 for the Xbox One and the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 systems, and Nintendo's Wii U.

The Beatles 1 To Be Reissued With New Audio Remixes... And Videos

If you're a Beatles fan, there is more reason to be happy! The 1 'best of' is undergoing a remarkable transformation.

Telltale Games Announces October Start Date for Minecraft: Story Mode

'Episode 1: The Order of the Stone' will be the first of five episodes in this season of Minecraft: Story Mode.

Blu-ray Review: The Age of Adaline

A drowning woman is electrocuted by a lightning strike and winds up immune to the effects of aging in this Blake Lively and Harrison Ford-starring romantic drama.

Blu-ray Review: Places in the Heart - Twilight Time Limited Edition

Excellent audio/visual presentation and a new commentary track with Sally Field (who won an Oscar for her work here) highlight this new edition of Robert Benton's Depression-era drama.

Toy Review: K'NEX Builds on the Imagination and Curiosity of Kids

K'NEX building sets come in various themed series for a range of age groups and most have an educational component.

Now on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD: Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron
The worldwide box office blockbuster arrives on home video, check out some clips from the bonus featurettes. End of the Proverbial DVD Line: Mama's Family: Mama's Favorites - Season 6
Vicki Lawrence selected these six favorites from the final season of Mama's Family herself. Now on DVD: Bitten: The Complete Second Season
Catch up before Bitten returns for its third season (in 2016, you've got time!). This second season DVD set is loaded with bonus features. Now Available: Jeff Beck - Performing This Week... Live at Ronnie Scott's (Two-Disc Special Edition)
What was once a single-disc live album has been expanded to a two-disc live album. Now Available: Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama (Live at Rockpalast 1996)
The main concert on this two-disc set is from 1996, but the second disc includes three bonus live cuts recorded in 1974. Coming to Blu-ray and DVD November 3, 2015: Vacation - Digital HD on October 13
Special features on the Blu-ray Combo Pack include deleted scenes, a gag reel, and more. Who Is Thunderbitch?
All-encompassing attention combined with plenty of touring to support the new album should keep anyone involved plenty busy. Right? New on Blu-ray: Dreamworks' Home (2015)
Dreamworks' animated hit Home boasts a kid-pleasing array of extras, including some drawing tutorials, animated shorts, and lots of deleted scenes. Now on DVD: Teen Wolf - Season 4
While season five continues airing on MTV, fans can add the fourth season to their home video collection with this three-disc set. New Six-Film DVD Set: Samuel Goldwyn Movie Collection Vol. 2
A collection of previously available titles from the 1930s and '40s, gathered in one compact set: Stella Dallas, Dead End, They Got Me Covered, The Westerner, The Princess and The Pirate, and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. New to Blu-ray: Scooby-Doo! and KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery
A ghost called the Crimson Witch is haunting the KISS World theme park. It's up to the Mystery Inc. gang and everyone's fave makeup-clad glam metal band to stop it. Disney Channel Movie Teen Beach 2 - New to DVD
The first Teen Beach movie scored big ratings for the Disney Channel, the music-packed sequel delivers more of what young fans enjoyed. Twilight Time Limited Edition Blu-ray - June Titles
Debuting on Blu-ray as limited edition releases: State of Grace, The Young Lions, The Night of the Generals, Absolute Beginners, Mississippi Mermaid

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