Blu-ray Review: Dom Hemingway

This edgy crime comedy is not only a terrific showcase for Jude Law, who delivers a powerfully magnetic performance in the title role, but the story is full of interesting surprises.

New Music for Old People: NRBQ, Bill Champlin, Big Wreck, Andreas Varady and More

Summer marches on, and so does the music. Al's back this week with another playlist full of listening pleasure.

Music Blu-ray Review: Elton John - The Million Dollar Piano

Recorded live at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, this 2012 concert may not offer a lot of surprises but it's packed with familiar hits.

Blu-ray Review: Radio Days - Twilight Time Limited Edition

Woody Allen's light nostalgia piece doesn't carry the weight of his best classics. Still, there's plenty to like here even if it doesn't amount to much.

Blu-ray Review: Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison - Twilight Time Limited Edition

John Huston directed this subtle World War II character study about a Marine and a nun stranded together on the same remote island.

New Music for Old People: Braid, The Fray, Ruthie Foster, Owen Pallett and More

There are a number of familiar faces in this week's column, and a special tribute to Johnny Winter you won't want to miss.

Blu-ray Review: The Mechanic (1972) - Twilight Time Limited Edition

Tinkering with the controversial original screenplay sapped this 1972 Charles Bronson thriller of much of its potential power.

Blu-ray Review: Under the Skin (2014)

A cinematic Rorschach test, this disorienting sci-fi head trip stars Scarlett Johansson as an alien without empathy.

Unlucky in Love: BBC's Anna Karenina Comes to DVD

Anna Karenina, the BBC's adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's epic tale of passion, betrayal, society and the search for happiness, arrives Stateside on DVD.

New Music for Old People: Ed Sheeran, John Hiatt, Sam Smith Plus a Tribute to Bobby Womack

This week Al listens to some new music and then finishes up with a tribute to the late R&B great, Bobby Womack.

DVD Review: The Killing: The Complete Third Season

Just in time to get caught up for season four on Netflix in August, The Killing's best season (so far) is now available as a DVD-R release.

Album Review: Chrissie Hynde's Stockholm

Chrissie Hynde spent 35 years leading the Pretenders and proclaiming that she'd never go solo. The ostensible big news here is that she has finally put out an album under her own name, but the reality is that nothing has changed.

Bentley's Bandstand: July 2014

Music biz veteran Bill Bentley tells you what's what about this month's new releases. Read before you buy.

New Music for Old People: A Tribute to Gerry Goffin, A Lyricist for All Time

A very special column this week as Al pays tribute to the lyrical genius of the late Gerry Goffin. This is a playlist you won't want to miss.

Blu-ray Review: Resurrected - Twilight Time Limited Edition

A 1989 film based on the true story of a soldier, thought to be dead, who is very much alive. Launched the careers of director Paul Greengrass and actor David Thewlis.

Interview: Marshall Blonstein Shares New Directions for Audio Fidelity Label

Audio Fidelity, the latest venture spearheaded by Marshall Blonstein, former president of Island Records during its peak period, is a constantly changing entity. After the demise of his once popular label DCC, Blonstein founded Audio Fidelity in 2002.

Bentley's Bandstand: The First Half - Favorite Albums of 2014

Bill Bentley scans the first half of 2014 for the standout releases.

New Music for Old People: What the Folk Is All This?

What the folk, indeed. This week's playlist delves into a folk sub-genre with some pleasing results. Give it a listen.

Blu-ray Review: Star Trek: The Next Generation - Chain of Command

The classic season six two-parter, with memorable supporting turns by David Warner and Ronny Cox, is seamlessly presented along with exclusive commentary, a featurette, and deleted scenes.

Blu-ray Review: Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season Six

Another triumphant restoration of the classic sci-fi series, this remarkably consistent season boasts fan favorites like "Relics" and "Frame of Mind" plus another round of all-new special features.

Eagle Rock Issues Little Feat Live in Holland 1976 - CD/DVD
Classic set taped at the Dutch PinkPop Festival during the band's Lowell George prime. Singer-Songwriter Vincent Poag Releases Sophomore Album, For the Girls
The Dylan-influenced New Yorker follows up his well-received debut Circling Back with 13 new songs. Giveaway: Almost Human - Blu-ray - Enter by July 1, 2014
One young couple must save the world from a voracious alien, who also happens to be their best friend. Two will win the new horror shocker, recently released by IFC Midnight and MPI Media Group. June 2014 Limited Edition Blu-ray Releases from Twilight Time
An overview of the latest five releases from the specialty label: The Train (1964), The Mechanic (1972), Resurrected (1989), Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957), The Man from Laramie (1955). Blu-ray Giveaway: Capital + Amen - Enter by June 25, 2014
Three winners will win both these gripping films, new to Blu-ray, by director Costa-Gavras. Capital stars Gabriel Byrne, Amen stars Mathieu Kassovitz. Giveaway: McCanick - Blu-ray - Enter by June 9, 2014
McCanick stars David Morse and Cory Monteith (in his final film role). Two will win the Blu-ray. Giveaway: Raze - DVD - Enter by June 3, 2014
Three will win the new IFC Midnight horror-thriller Raze on DVD, starring Zoe Bell and Rachel Nichols. All-New Episode Included on Scooby-Doo! 13 Spooky Tales: Field of Screams
With an all-new episode, this two-disc grab-bag of various eras of Scooby-Doo! is much more valuable to fans of the Mystery Inc. gang. Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection Volume 8 - Now on DVD
After a five-year hiatus, the Spotlight Collection series resumes with this two-disc collection containing 30 classic animated shorts. Which Famous Movie Star Controls Family Publicity?
Can you guess who this mystery celeb is? Giveaway: Snake & Mongoose - Blu-ray - Enter by 4/17/2014
The real-life story of Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen at the dawn of the drag racing industry - one winner will receive the Blu-ray. British Cult Fave Trinity: The Complete First Season Now on DVD
Though it lasted only eight episodes, this 2009 series has amassed a considerable cult following and now makes its U.S. DVD debut. Giveaway: Swerve - Blu-ray - Enter by 3/31/14
Five lucky winners will receive this exciting Aussie thriller on Blu-ray, courtesy of Cohen Media Group. Enter by March 31.

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