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Blu-ray Review: The Kitchen (2019)
Not sure went wrong here. Oscar-nominated screenwriter making her directorial debut. Cult fave comic miniseries as source material. Three great stars - Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, Elisabeth Moss - headlining. Blu-ray Review: 10 Minutes Gone
A heist thriller with two marquee names but not enough thrills. Bruce Willis is really a supporting player here to Michael Chiklis. Should've been more interesting. Holiday Gift Alert! Now on DVD: Barry: The Complete First Season
Double Emmy winner (for star/writer/director/creator Bill Hader and co-star Henry Winkler) this HBO Original Series is funny and quirky. Available Now on Blu-ray: Strike Back: The Complete Fifth Season
Ten episodes that look and sound great on HBO Home Entertainment's new three-disc Blu-ray set. Now on Blu-ray: Peter Pan - The Signature Collection Anniversary Edition
The 1953 beloved Disney animated classic is back in print - outfitted with some new bonus materials too.

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Music Reviews: The Explorers Club, Plus Julian Taylor, Al Hendrix, Mark Fredson

The Explorers pay tribute to late 60s/early 70s pop rock. Plus, Canada's Julian Taylor, rockabilly from Al Hendrix, and an addictive beach-party track from Mark Fredson.

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July 1, 2020 8:25 AM ET
Think Bob Dylan's best work is behind him? His first new album of original material in eight years suggests otherwise.
June 25, 2020 8:19 AM ET
A gem from the little-known Jeb Loy Nichols, plus VickyKristinaBarcelona covers Tom Waits and Kristin Grainger offers an excellent folk/bluegrass blend.
June 17, 2020 8:42 AM ET
James Osterberg—who goes by the decidedly more hip-sounding name Iggy Pop—has twice made a distinctive mark on the music world. First, from 1969 through the early 1970s (when he was using the equally rock-ready moniker Iggy Stooge), he served as vocalist...
June 11, 2020 8:39 AM ET
Folkie John McCutcheon delivers songs during a pandemic. Plus, reissues from the Staples and new music by Anthony Geraci, LeRoux, and the Wildmans
June 3, 2020 8:02 AM ET
If you’re surprised to see a blues album from Dion, you haven’t been paying attention. Yes, he is primarily known for his wonderful early-rock-era records with and without the Belmonts, but even in those days he delivered a smattering of blues...
May 28, 2020 1:56 PM ET
Teddy Thompson comes back strong, plus a gem from Alan Lomax's archives, new folk and R&B acts, and a film starring Elliott Murphy.
May 22, 2020 8:35 AM ET
Steve Forbert serves up an album of covers. Plus, early music from Doc Watson and CDs from Nine Seas, Scott Ellison, Hawk, and Holy Hive.
May 7, 2020 8:26 AM ET
A garage rock outfit resurfaces after half a century. Also: a contender for best-of-2020 lists and two more noteworthy new CDs.
April 29, 2020 8:23 AM ET
When Lucinda Williams began her career four decades ago with a pair of albums on the Smithsonian Folkways label, it didn’t take long to conclude that she was a major talent. Still, few could have guessed back then just how...
April 24, 2020 8:17 AM ET
Special Consensus, Chicago Barn Dance. Chicago probably isn’t the first city you’d associate with bluegrass, but a fairly strong connection exists, perhaps most notably via the WLS National Barn Dance, a Grand Ole Opry-style radio program that lasted more than four decades. In...
April 8, 2020 8:43 AM ET
Whitney Rose displays a rock and roll sensibility on her latest album. Plus releases from Willie Nile, Pharis and Jason Romero, and America.
April 1, 2020 8:38 AM ET
A five-CD set covers the Animals’ psychedelic period. Plus, a solo outing from Gordon Lightfoot.
March 25, 2020 9:33 AM ET
Classical Treatment for Rod Stewart’s ClassicsRod Stewart now has something in common with Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, the Carpenters, Elvis Presley, and the Beach Boys: like those other artists, he has had the vocals from his early hits melded to new symphonic arrangements by...
March 19, 2020 8:44 AM ET
An early concert from Steve Goodman, new material from David Bromberg, and noteworthy releases from Western Centuries and Rory Block.
March 13, 2020 8:32 AM ET
Unexpected material from Game Theory confirms the group’s excellence. Plus, more noteworthy releases.
March 4, 2020 9:08 AM ET
Bob Dylan’s 2003 film, which has just been reissued in high definition, is a mess, but you might nevertheless want to see it at least once. Also: an album of harmonious duets featuring Carla Olson.
February 28, 2020 9:24 AM ET
A box set collects Sam Cooke’s early pop hits and album tracks. Plus, Cajun artist Michael Doucet, jazz pianist Michel Petrucciani, and pop/rocker Chris Maxwell.
February 14, 2020 8:52 AM ET
Jakob Dylan and friends cover late 60s music from Southern California. Plus more new releases.
February 5, 2020 8:50 AM ET
A three-and-a-half-hour holiday concert from Bruce Springsteen features great music and luminous guest artists. Plus, Will Sexton and the Mastersons.

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