New Music for Old People: Toni Childs, Thank You Scientist, Jukebox the Ghost, Bryan Adams and More

You may find a familiar name or two tucked among this week's selections, and you may meet a few new faces.

DVD Review: The Merv Griffin Show - 1962-1986

This 12-disc collection is arguably the most important archive of American culture to be released all year because of the different backgrounds of the 200-plus guests and their discussions.

Software Review: Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac - Part Two

The ability to run the latest Windows version of Office on a Mac could be enough on its own to make Parallels Desktop worth its $79.95 price tag.

Software Review: Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac - Part One

Parallels Desktop 10 is not the cheapest virtualization option but it's less than the cost of a second computer and more convenient than drive swapping and setting up network drives.

Album Review: The Hollies - 50 at Fifty

In case you’re one of those who’s too young to remember, the Hollies entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010 on the basis of a large and terrific string of exuberant British Invasion pop hits from 1966 and 1967...

Music Blu-ray Review: The Doors - Feast of Friends

The unfinished documentary produced by The Doors consists of mostly long-familiar footage, but the bonus features and lossless, remixed audio is what makes this desirable for fans.

Blu-ray Review: The Expendables 3

Part three is a modestly enjoyable, though naggingly weightless, affair. New cast members, both veteran (Antonio Banderas steals all his scenes) and neophyte (UFC champ Ronda Rousey), add some sizzle to the formula.

New Music for Old People: Pork Tornado, Swag, Weezer, Marianne Faithfull and More

There is a veritable plethora of good music here this week. As usual. So give it a listen.

There is Nothing Special About Tammy's Blu-ray Features

With an R rating in the U.S. (14A in Canada) and mostly negative reviews to its name, Tammy will inevitably have a limited audience. This release will do nothing to change that.

Blu-ray Extras Fail to Catch the Rhythm of Jersey Boys

Despite its energy, Jersey Boys didn't live up to expectations. The same can be said for the special features that come bundled with Warner Home Video's Blu-ray release.

Music Blu-ray Review: Deep Purple - Live in Verona

The Roman amphitheatre Arena di Verona has never looked better than in this spectacular 2011 classic rock concert.

Blu-ray Review: Step Up: All In

It may not have found an audience in theaters over the summer, but the fifth film in the Step Up franchise will have another shot on home video come November 25.

DVD Review: "Weird Al" Yankovic's The Compleat Al

The 1985 "true" story of "Weird Al" Yankovic will surely provide a warm, welcome shot of nostalgia for fans of the parody master.

Blu-ray Review: Planes: Fire & Rescue

It might not be saying all that much to proclaim Fire & Rescue superior to the original Planes, but it's better than nothing. Moderately entertaining, if forgettable, family entertainment.

New Music for Old People: It's a Woman's World

It's a woman's world this week as Al showcases twelve tracks from some outstanding female artists.

Blu-ray Review: Jersey Boys

Director Clint Eastwood takes us behind the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. It's a genre mash-up that feels equal parts gangster movie and musical biopic.

Paramount's Hercules Blu-ray Has Muscles

Plaudits to Paramount for making this Blu-ray something fans of Hercules and The Rock will want to smack down cash for.

Blu-ray Review: Audrey Rose - Twilight Time Limited Edition

Anthony Hopkins stars in this 1977 reincarnation-based drama, directed by the legendary Robert Wise. It's kind of a creepy film, but don't expect a ton of scares.

Bentley's Bandstand: November 2014

Music industry veteran Bill Bentley is here with his monthly roundup of what's best among the new releases.

Album Reviews: Chip Taylor's Little Prayers Trilogy and Billy Vera and Evie Sands's Queen of Diamonds / Jack of Hearts

Chip Taylor remains best known—to the extent that he’s known at all—for writing a string of classic old pop hits ... but his finest work has come in recent years.

Giveaway: The Merv Griffin Show 1962-1986 - 12-Disc DVD Set - Enter by December 1, 2014
Two will win this fantastic DVD boxed set containing 42 hours of vintage material from the Emmy-winning TV talk show! Paramount Digital Beef's it Up From November 11
Beef stars Chris Meloni as Lou the Butcher as a man adept at solving other people's problems. Book Review: Images of Nature by Adrian Munsey
Images of Nature is a brand new book which takes you on a journey through Britain’s inspirational landscapes. It’s a collection of beautiful photographs amassed over time by the multi-talented Adrian Munsey, who is a media entrepreneur, producer of hit... DVD Reissue: All Six Seasons of Daniel Boone: The Complete Series
All 165 episodes on 36 discs are found on Fox's new manufactured-on-demand DVD release. Fess Parker played Boone from 1964-1970. Digital HD Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2
Boasting emotional complexity and fantastic animation, this is a rare sequel that surpasses the original. The Digital HD version comes well-stocked with extra features. All-New Beethoven's Treasure Tail - Scores Laughs (and Barks) on Blu-ray and DVD
The newest adventure finds the loveable St. Bernard helping a coastal village avoid being bought up and sold out by a rich developer. The Best Biography of Prince Harry
The book is packed with fascinating information about Harry’s early life and his military service. Brad Meltzer's Lost History - Premieres October 31 on H2
Author and TV show creator Brad Meltzer's new informational series seeks to rectify the mysterious disappearance of various U.S.-based artifacts of historical importance. All-New The Tom and Jerry Show: Season 1, Part 1 - Frisky Business - Now on DVD
After premiering at number one for its time slot back in April of 2014, the first 13 episodes of this all-new Tom and Jerry series arrive on home video. The Babys Reunite for I'll Have Some of That!
No John Waite on this partial reunion record, but original band members Tony Brock and Wally Stocker have done what they can with a couple new members. Mission Accomplished by Edge of Tomorrow's Blu-ray Extras
Warner Home Video has enlisted a modest set of special features that includes a detailed behind-the-scenes documentary focusing on director Doug Liman. Digital HD Review: X-Men: Days of Future Past
The Blu-ray and DVD is available October 14, but you can currently purchase the latest mutant epic as a Digital HD download. Blu-ray Extras on Godzilla (2014) Bring Monsters to Life
Despite the lack of a historical retrospective, this release of Hollywood's latest remake of the Toho classic comes with a better-than-average set of extras.

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