Chaz Lipp

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Chaz Lipp
Chaz Lipp is a Seattle-based freelance writer whose focus is music and film. As “The Other Chad,” he has written for the online magazine Blogcritics.org since 2008. When he’s not writing, Chaz can be found trolling jazz clubs, attempting to find somewhere to play his sax (whether anyone wants to hear it or not).


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Articles From Chaz Lipp
Thursday Sep 29, 2016 55:00 AM ET
The 1991 classic, Oscar-nominated for Best Picture, has been pulled out of the Disney vault for the first time in six years.
Wednesday Sep 28, 2016 20:00 AM ET
One of the flat-out funniest movies of 2016. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Kevin Hart make an awesome team!
Wednesday Sep 28, 2016 40:00 AM ET
Provocative, emotionally piercing, this Paul Schrader film features a towering performance by George C. Scott.
Tuesday Sep 27, 2016 05:00 AM ET
Worth watching for its overall surreal atmosphere and some intriguing performance, just don't try to make sense of the muddled plot.
Monday Sep 26, 2016 10:00 AM ET
No Blu-ray release for season two of Empire, but this DVD set has everything you need to get caught up for season three.
Monday Sep 26, 2016 10:00 AM ET
Steven Spielberg's first-ever Disney production will include lots of bonus content, including a tribute to late screenwriter Melissa Mathison.
Friday Sep 23, 2016 00:00 AM ET
Two Frank Sinatra detective films in one package.
Thursday Sep 22, 2016 40:00 AM ET
Warcraft has little to offer outside of CG imagery, though Universal's new Blu-ray packs in plenty of bonus content.
Tuesday Sep 20, 2016 10:00 AM ET
The sequel to the beloved 1979 family classic arrives on Blu-ray as a limited edition.
Tuesday Sep 20, 2016 10:00 AM ET
We didn't really need another Neighbors, funny as the first one was, but Sorority Rising is funny enough thanks to Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, and the rest of the cast's spirited performances.
Monday Sep 19, 2016 40:00 AM ET
All that's new with this 30th Anniversary Edition is the print materials found in the box (and a featurette that can only be streamed online).
Wednesday Sep 14, 2016 55:00 AM ET
Four bonus cuts and improved audio fidelity make this reissue a must-own for Fab Four fans.
Wednesday Sep 14, 2016 35:00 AM ET
The fictionalized versions of paranormal investigator Ed and Lorraine Warren are back for another haunted house story, this time set in London.
Tuesday Sep 13, 2016 20:00 AM ET
The third in the toy line-inspired animated film series, this one provides more action-packed fun for younger Batman fans.
Tuesday Sep 13, 2016 05:00 AM ET
This gritty Italian crime drama features Ornella Muti in her screen debut. Limited to 3,000 units.
Tuesday Sep 13, 2016 05:00 AM ET
It's back - the 1974 Sam Peckinpah classic returns to Blu-ray with a limited "Encore Edition" pressing. Features new commentary with Peckinpah's assistant Katy Haber.
Monday Sep 12, 2016 50:00 AM ET
The Governor from The Walking Dead, David Morrissey, co-stars with Laura Birn as a vengeful couple out to make life hell for a set of new parents.
Monday Sep 12, 2016 05:00 AM ET
An intriguing character study about a rock star rendered mute after vocal cord surgery, but with passions reawakened by a visitor from her past.
Friday Sep 9, 2016 30:00 AM ET
Thanks to author Matt Thorne's comprehensive knowledge of (and obvious respect for) his subject, this is an essential book for all Prince fans.
Tuesday Sep 6, 2016 20:00 AM ET
The Four Horseman are back (most of them, anyway - Isla Fisher is out and Lizzy Caplan is in), but is there any compelling reason to care?
Tuesday Sep 6, 2016 30:00 AM ET
This derivative futuristic sci-fi drama stars Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult. Sleekly cool production design helps make up for an overly familiar story.
Friday Sep 2, 2016 40:00 AM ET
The force didn't so much awaken in J.J. Abrams' subpar rehash of past ideas, but the force lives on in the inventive animated series Star Wars Rebels.
Wednesday Aug 31, 2016 05:00 AM ET
With Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin back in the headlines, it's high time to watch the fascinating documentary about the former Congressman's scandal.
Wednesday Aug 31, 2016 20:00 AM ET
This true cult favorite arrives on Blu-ray for the first time, offering a strong lossless presentation of its famous soundtrack performances.
Wednesday Aug 31, 2016 55:00 AM ET
Not for nothing was Sir Patrick Stewart nominated for a Golden Globe for his comedic turn as cable news commentator Walter Blunt.
Tuesday Aug 30, 2016 25:00 AM ET
A surprise summer sleeper hit, this romantic drama is based on the popular Jojo Moyes novel of the same name.
Monday Aug 29, 2016 35:00 AM ET
Visually stunning, imaginatively conceived, funny, and emotionally involving, director Jon Favreau's The Jungle Book succeeds on all levels.
Monday Aug 29, 2016 40:00 AM ET
A baseball movie that isn't really about baseball, but rather a character study concerning a father (the excellent Ethan Hawke) and his son (an understated Johnny Simmons).
Thursday Aug 25, 2016 25:00 AM ET
A ponderous road movie that tries to find sparks in a relationship between Diane Kruger and Norman Reedus.
Thursday Aug 25, 2016 00:00 AM ET
Many people missed this one in theaters over the summer. Do not miss it now that its on home video. Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling have never been looser and more likable.
Wednesday Aug 24, 2016 50:00 AM ET
No Snow White in the further adventures of Chris Hemsworth's Huntsman, but we do get benefit of new cast additions Emily Blunt and Jessica Chastain.
Wednesday Aug 24, 2016 55:00 AM ET
An unusual film to be presented in 3D, this Rita Hayworth vehicle nonetheless offers a fascinating mixture of emotional moods.
Tuesday Aug 23, 2016 35:00 AM ET
Despite the limited budget, this feature film adaptation of the popular video game series delivers action and laughs for young kids.
Tuesday Aug 16, 2016 30:00 AM ET
The dated storytelling approach can't dim the fun of all the '40s-era musical extravagance. Benny Goodman and Carmen Miranda are featured performers.
Monday Aug 15, 2016 55:00 AM ET
This 1990 adaptation of the John le Carré novel features fine acting and mature storytelling.
Friday Aug 12, 2016 25:00 AM ET
Prince three narrative theatrical films arrive newly remastered on Blu-ray. This is the Blu-ray debut of Under the Cherry Moon and Graffiti Bridge.
Thursday Aug 11, 2016 15:00 AM ET
Director Jean-Marc Vallée, hot off of back-to-back acclaimed hits Dallas Buyers Club and Wild, is back with another character study. This one misses the mark.
Tuesday Aug 9, 2016 30:00 AM ET
Audio commentaries, a gag reel, and a featurette are among the bonus features exclusive to this Season One DVD of the Golden Globe- and Emmy-nominated series.
Tuesday Aug 9, 2016 00:00 AM ET
The main reasons to give this stilted courtroom drama a look are the supporting performances by Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins.
Monday Aug 8, 2016 35:00 AM ET
A sometimes- perplexing mix of familiar hits and deep album cuts, this massive McCartney compilation contains 67 tracks spread out over four discs.
Monday Aug 8, 2016 25:00 AM ET
Not a reissue of the 1995 live album Stripped, this is a long-overdue sequel made up nearly entirely of previously unreleased small-venue performances.
Thursday Aug 4, 2016 40:00 AM ET
Controversy has made The Killing Joke one of the most talked-about entries in the history of DC Universe animated films.
Wednesday Aug 3, 2016 30:00 AM ET
John Travolta and Christopher Meloni make a fun team in this otherwise by-the-numbers revenge thriller.
Wednesday Aug 3, 2016 30:00 AM ET
Though it played in a handful of theaters in late 2015, director Atom Egoyan's compelling thriller flew mostly under the radar.
Monday Aug 1, 2016 00:00 AM ET
Woody Allen's ingenious faux documentary from 1983 arrives on Blu-ray for the first time. This is one of the most inventive films in Allen's entire filmography and is endlessly rewatchable.
Friday Jul 29, 2016 00:00 AM ET
From the director of Once comes a love letter to the music, styles, and sensibilities of the mid-'80s.
Thursday Jul 28, 2016 05:00 AM ET
The reviews were great and with such a skillful balance of comedy and drama, it's not hard to see why even 14 years after the original film.
Monday Jul 25, 2016 40:00 AM ET
Often mean-spirited, this Melissa McCarthy comedy wears out its welcome way too quickly. It's never a good sign when the gag reel is funnier than the movie itself.
Thursday Jul 21, 2016 30:00 AM ET
With an extra half hour of footage that expands on the plot, the "Ultimate Edition" is the way to go with this ambitious entry in the DC Extended Universe.
Tuesday Jul 19, 2016 55:00 PM ET
Now's the time to snag this limited edition reissue of the 1975 cult classic.

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