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The 1953 beloved Disney animated classic is back in print - outfitted with some new bonus materials too. 100 Percent 'Fresh' on Rotten Tomatoes: Paddington 2 - On Blu-ray April 24, Own Early on Digital March 27
The sequel to the 2015 hit family film has been met with universal acclaim. If you missed it in theaters, here comes your chance to get caught up at home. Justice League Arrives On Blu-ray March 13
Gal Gadot, Ben Affleck, and the DC Extended Universe gang arrive on a variety of physical home media formats on March 13. 'Justice League,' the fall 2017 blockbuster sequel to 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,' is also currently available as a Digital HD download. The Who to Release Tommy: Live at the Royal Albert Hall - October 13, 2017
The upcoming release boasts a complete performance of the entire 'Tommy' album, with a set of additional Who classics plus bonus features. Also available on CD and vinyl. Now on Blu-ray: Crashing: The Complete First Season
Pete Holmes created this funny HBO series about a struggling comedian. Holmes stars as a version of himself, and the new Blu-ray release includes one of his hour-long stand-up specials.

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Bentley's Bandstand

Bentley's Bandstand: August 2018

Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio, Rodney Crowell, Trudy Lynn, previously-unreleased John Coltrane, a Grateful Dead reissue — all this and much more in music industry veteran Bill Bentley's latest Bandstand!

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July 20, 2018 2:45 PM ET
Concise, poetic reviews as only music industry veteran Bill Bentley can do! A new batch of haiku to mark the best of 2018 at the halfway point.
July 10, 2018 11:55 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley brings us reviews of a dozen new releases, including exciting new music by Joseph Arthur and Peter Buck, Rory Block, Kinky Friedman, Charles Lloyd, Kathy and the Kilowatts, and more!
June 8, 2018 11:40 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley reviews ten new releases, plus a Song of the Month! Artists covered include Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Nicki Bluhm, Julie Christensen, Lamont Dozier, Barry Goldberg, Shakey Graves, Beth McKee, Billy Price, Sons of Kemet, Leo "Bud" Welch, and John Wesley Harding.
May 21, 2018 10:40 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley is continues his innovative reissue review method: a crystalline haiku conveys his enthusiasm for music by Eric Andersen, Joseph Arthur, Sandy Bull, The Grateful Dead, Lou Reed, and much more.
May 8, 2018 10:25 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley has another ten recent releases that come highly recommended! New music by Ry Cooder, Kat Edmonson, The Electric Flag, Bill Frisell, George Jones, Van Morrison & Joey DeFrancesco, John Prine, Professor Longhair, Kid Ramos, and Walter Wolfman Washington.
April 7, 2018 12:35 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley returns with another full slate of new and recent releases that are definitely worth your attention—including Marcia Ball, The Claudettes, Joachim Cooder, Betty LaVette, Reggie Young, and more!
March 12, 2018 10:20 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley reviews 11 exemplary new releases, including music by David Byrne, Big Shoes, Sue Foley, Grant-Lee Phillips, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Powell St. John, Chris Smither, and Stephane Wrembel—plus a concert video by Van Morrison and vinyl box set from The Velvet Underground!
February 8, 2018 1:15 PM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley reviews ten highly recommended new albums by diverse artists including Bing & Ruth, Calexico, Anderson East, Jeffrey Gaines, Janiva Magness, David K. Matthews, John McCutcheon, Ron Nagle, and lynn taylor and the BarFlies.
January 10, 2018 8:05 PM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley celebrates the start of a new year with ten highly recommend releases. Artists reviewed this month include: Nona Hendryx and Gary Lucas, The Lone Below, Abe Partridge, Ella Fitzgerald, and more!
December 30, 2017 9:35 AM ET
From music industry veteran Bill Bentley comes a unique and innovative reissue review roundup! Twenty-one reissued albums and one reprinted book are assessed in haiku form. A bit of poetry to close out 2017.
December 19, 2017 8:30 PM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley rounds up the very best in music releases from the second half of 2017!
December 6, 2017 7:20 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley reviews ten new releases including work by Peter Bernstein, Bob Dylan, Jake Xerxes Fussell, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Gregory Porter, Tuomo & Markus, Imelda May, The Palandins, and Van Morrison.
November 3, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley reviews ten stellar new releases including albums by The Blind Boys of Alabama, Bill Carter, Robert Francis, Bette Smith, a biography of Kinky Friedman, and more!
October 6, 2017 6:00 AM ET
Lots of great new releases reviewed by music industry veteran Bill Bentley, including Amadou and Miriam, The Americans, Chris Hillman, The Flamin' Groovies, Joan Osborne, Van Morrison, and more—also Anthony DeCurtis' Lou Reed biography.
August 30, 2017 6:40 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley heartily recommends 11 new releases, including a biography of Al Green, an Elvis Presley retrospective, and albums by Nicole Atkins, The War on Drugs, Zeshan B, and more!
August 7, 2017 6:40 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley has another roster of right-on releases! This month includes new music by Lynn Castle, Slaid Cleaves, Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm, A.J. Croce, and much more!
July 11, 2017 6:20 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley recommends ten releases, including new music by Rose Cousins, Jim Lauderdale, Peter Lewis, Joe Medwick, Willie Nile, Oumou Sangaré, The Secret Sisters, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, plus an Arthur Alexander reissue and Dan Hicks' memoir.
June 29, 2017 6:20 AM ET
Mid-way through 2017, music industry veteran Bill Bentley chooses his favorite releases so far - including Pieta Brown, Father John Misty, Diana Krall, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and more!
June 12, 2017 6:00 AM ET
Ten exemplary new releases reviewed by music industry veteran Bill Bentley. This month: Dan Auerbach, Selwyn Birchwood, Benjamin Booker, Don Bryant, Dion, Dustbowl Revival, Diana Krall, North Mississippi Allstars, David Olney, and more.
May 5, 2017 6:30 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley reviews ten eclectic new releases. Included this month: Amy Black, The Bluebonnets, BoDeans, Garland Jeffreys, The Chaz Lipp Groove Tripp, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Texas Mavericks, John Mellencamp featuring Carlene Carter, Red Young & His Hot Horns, and a Jean-Jacques Perrey reissue.
April 6, 2017 6:10 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley has reviewed ten new releases well worth your time, including The Wild Reeds, Pieta Brown, The Mavericks, Scott Nolan, a book by Holger Petersen - and much more!
March 6, 2017 5:50 AM ET
Music industry vet Bill Bentley reviews ten excellent new releases, including music by Seela, Gary Clark Jr., Cindy Lee Berryhill, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, and more!
February 13, 2017 6:40 AM ET
Ten new releases are reviewed by music industry veteran Bill Bentley, including great work by Shinyribs, Delbert McClinton, Silas Lowe, Jimmer, Ruthie Foster, Bash & Pop, a new book about Iggy Pop and the Stooges, and more!
January 9, 2017 6:10 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley reviews new releases by Brian Eno, Jane Siberry, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Dennis Coffey, Jude Johnstone, a tribute to Eleni Mandell, and more!
December 23, 2016 5:40 PM ET
Bill Bentley wraps up 2016 with the second half of his 'best of,' including The Rolling Stones, Lou Reed, Alejandro Escovedo, Solange, Van Morrison, Wilco, and more!
December 12, 2016 6:15 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley reviews new releases by Neil Young, Willie Nelson, Rumer, Trudy Lynn, The Rolling Stones, Sophia Johnson, Creole String Beans, Murali Coryell, Harvey Mandel, Don Rich and the Buckeroos, and more!
November 4, 2016 6:35 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley reviews new releases by Julie Rhodes, Dale Watson, The Lemon Twigs, Dawes, and more - including a new book that explores the 'Anatomy of a Song.'
October 7, 2016 10:30 AM ET
Music industry vet Bill Bentley is back with reviews of ten great new releases, including Dwight Yoakam, Van Morrison, Daniel Foose, David Halley, Gregory Porter, Trip Trio, Nick Waterhouse, and more!
September 1, 2016 6:15 AM ET
Bill Bentley shines a spotlight on new releases by Wilco, New Orleans Suspect, Duke Levine, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, a Michael Bloomfield biography, and much more!
August 5, 2016 9:10 AM ET
Music industry vet Bill Bentley delivers the good word on ten new releases, including Hayes Carll, Robert Ellis, MIchael Kiwanuka, and more!
July 1, 2016 6:50 AM ET
Back with another ten reviews of new releases, it's music industry vet Bill Bentley! This month Bill discusses Joseph Arthur, The Evenfall Quartet, Andre Williams, Laura Mvula, Mudcrutch, and more.
June 21, 2016 6:20 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley looks back at the first half of 2016, shining a spotlight on his favorite releases.
June 7, 2016 7:10 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley reviews ten exciting new releases, including albums by Eric Clapton, William Bell, Charlie Faye & the Fayettes, Dr. Lonnie Smith, The MnMs, and more!
May 5, 2016 8:05 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley on recent releases by The Bo-Keys, The Bones of J.R. Jones, John Doe, Brian Eno, The Mike Eldred Trio, Michael Fracasso, Golden State Lone Star Blues Revue, MIchael McDermott, The Suffers, and Them.
April 1, 2016 7:00 AM ET
Ten exciting recent releases reviewed by music industry veteran Bill Bentley, including: Brian Cullman, Kent Finlay, Skylar Gudasz, Dylan LeBlanc, Janiva Magness, Lukas Nelson, Grant-Lee Phillips, Margo Price, Sarah Vaughan, and a tribute to Blind Willie Johnson.
March 3, 2016 6:45 AM ET
Ten new reviews courtesy of music industry vet Bill Bentley! An Elvis Costello concert video, a book about The Replacements, plus new releases by Lake Street Dive, Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, and more!
February 5, 2016 6:45 AM ET
Don't miss the latest music reviews by veteran journalist Bill Bentley. This month includes Sandy Carroll, Korey Dane, Dion, The I Don't Cares, Los Jazz Vatos, Sidestepper, and more!
January 22, 2016 11:05 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley selects the very best reissues of 2015. There are no less than 25 reviews - from Lou Reed to James Booker, Danny Lile to the Muffs. Definitely something here for everyone!
January 5, 2016 7:40 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley reviews ten great music books released over the course of 2015.
December 17, 2015 8:40 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley says 2015 was a monster year for swinging new albums! Here are Bill's favorites from the second half of the year.
December 7, 2015 6:50 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley reviews ten new releases, including artists Liz Vice, Tony Bennett, Terry Adams, Robert Francis, and much more!
November 6, 2015 10:55 AM ET
Music industry vet Bill Bentley has 11 reviews of new releases and reissues from artists like Peter Case, The Chapin Sisters, Jon Foose, Donnie Fritts, and more!
October 2, 2015 9:45 AM ET
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.
September 2, 2015 7:20 AM ET
Excellent new releases by Gary Clark Jr., Joe Ely, Lowell Levinger, Pugwash, The Revivalists, Whitney Rose, a Muddy Waters tribute, Wilco, Lizz Wright, and a compilation of rare soul from the '60s and early-'70s.
July 31, 2015 5:30 AM ET
Music industry vet Bill Bentley features ten exciting new releases: Anderson East, Dave Edmunds, Galactic, Melody Gardot, Carl Hall, Jason, Isbell, Eleni Mandell, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Daniel Romano, and Songhoy Blues.
July 3, 2015 12:55 AM ET
Music biz veteran Bill Bentley spotlights ten new titles, including works by Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers, Leon Bridges, Larry Campbell, Teresa Williams, Dawes, Jose James, Little Richard, The Rolling Stones, Rickie Lee Jones, and author Preston Lauterbach.
June 20, 2015 7:10 PM ET
Music biz veteran Bill Bentley offers his take on the year's best albums so far, including releases by Alabama Shakes, Bob Dylan, Cassandra Wilson, Boz Scaggs, and much more.
May 29, 2015 8:00 AM ET
Music biz veteran Bill Bentley is back with his take on this month's new releases.
May 1, 2015 7:00 AM ET
Music industry veteran Bill Bentley is here with his pick of May's new releases.

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