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 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
Monday Oct 5, 2015 20:00 AM ET
A great value for ELO fans - not only does this include the 2014 Hyde Park concert, it also has the feature-length documentary Mr. Blue Sky.
Monday Oct 5, 2015 05:00 AM ET
Bland familiarity trumps attempted thrills in this pale remake of the Steven Spielberg-produced '80s favorite.
Friday Oct 2, 2015 55:00 PM ET
The worldwide box office blockbuster arrives on home video, check out some clips from the bonus featurettes.
Friday Oct 2, 2015 45:00 AM ET
A very professional, though somewhat passionless, 1982 concert in support of their then-current album, It's Hard.
Friday Oct 2, 2015 00:00 AM ET
Two feature-length adaptations of the Ernest Hemingway short story (plus a short film version to boot) are presented in remastered form.
Wednesday Sep 30, 2015 55:00 PM ET
Vicki Lawrence selected these six favorites from the final season of Mama's Family herself.
Wednesday Sep 30, 2015 30:00 AM ET
Catch up before Bitten returns for its third season (in 2016, you've got time!). This second season DVD set is loaded with bonus features.
Wednesday Sep 30, 2015 35:00 AM ET
What was once a single-disc live album has been expanded to a two-disc live album.
Wednesday Sep 30, 2015 55:00 AM ET
The main concert on this two-disc set is from 1996, but the second disc includes three bonus live cuts recorded in 1974.
Monday Sep 28, 2015 40:00 PM ET
The popular HBO series made the leap to the big screen over the summer, and now that big screen outing comes to home video.
Thursday Sep 24, 2015 15:00 PM ET
Believe the hype! Empire is an addictive powerhouse, bolstered by a terrific ensemble cast led by Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard.
Tuesday Sep 22, 2015 30:00 PM ET
This Brian Wilson biopic skillfully interweaves the younger, '60s-era Wilson with the older, '80s-era Wilson (portrayed by Paul Dano and John Cusack, respectively).
Monday Sep 21, 2015 50:00 AM ET
Special features on the Blu-ray Combo Pack include deleted scenes, a gag reel, and more.
Sunday Sep 20, 2015 10:00 PM ET
These newly-remastered versions of early-'80s McCartney solo albums sound great.
Monday Sep 14, 2015 30:00 AM ET
A drowning woman is electrocuted by a lightning strike and winds up immune to the effects of aging in this Blake Lively and Harrison Ford-starring romantic drama.
Monday Sep 14, 2015 30:00 AM ET
Excellent audio/visual presentation and a new commentary track with Sally Field (who won an Oscar for her work here) highlight this new edition of Robert Benton's Depression-era drama.
Tuesday Sep 1, 2015 25:00 PM ET
There's no shortage of fast-paced action in the latest installment in George Miller's Mad Max series. It's a little light on plot development, suspense, and interesting characters.
Sunday Aug 30, 2015 50:00 PM ET
The fourth season is still highly entertaining, though each season has felt slighter than the last. Robert Carlyle and Lana Parrilla are still tops among the large cast.
Sunday Aug 30, 2015 50:00 PM ET
This hour-long, made-for-TV documentary covers the historic free Rolling Stones concert performed just two days after passing of Brian Jones.
Friday Aug 28, 2015 15:00 PM ET
The end of The Killing is now on DVD as an MOD release. It's only six episodes, but it's a pretty wild ride that brings the saga of Linden and Holder to an emotional close.
Wednesday Aug 19, 2015 10:00 AM ET
This is director Randal Kleiser's follow up to his controversial hit The Blue Lagoon. It stars Peter Gallagher and Daryl Hannah, both at a very early stage in their careers.
Wednesday Aug 19, 2015 45:00 AM ET
Another of Woody Allen's films comes to Blu-ray, this one is among the director's lightest efforts of the '80s.
Wednesday Aug 19, 2015 10:00 AM ET
The iconic classic comes to Blu-ray as an edition limited to 3,000 copies. Spencer Tracy was Oscar-nominated for this, his final film.
Monday Aug 17, 2015 40:00 AM ET
Four discs of Miles Davis live at the Newport Jazz Festival, this compilation of largely (though not entirely) previously-unreleased material spans two decades.
Friday Aug 14, 2015 00:00 AM ET
Jonah Hill and James Franco attempt to energize this true crime tale, with very mixed results.
Friday Aug 14, 2015 50:00 AM ET
Another winner from the Stones' From the Vault series. This small club show preceded the release of the Sticky Fingers album by a few weeks.
Wednesday Aug 12, 2015 30:00 AM ET
Reese Witherspoon and Sophia Vergara compete to see who can out-mug each other in this tedious buddy comedy.
Tuesday Aug 11, 2015 50:00 AM ET
Dreamworks' animated hit Home boasts a kid-pleasing array of extras, including some drawing tutorials, animated shorts, and lots of deleted scenes.
Sunday Aug 9, 2015 30:00 AM ET
A spirited, interesting cast is what helps keep these Divergent movies as interesting and entertaining as they are. Naomi Watts joins the fray in this latest sci-fi adventure.
Thursday Aug 6, 2015 45:00 AM ET
This 1987 Oscar winner (Best Visual Effects) arrives on Blu-ray for the first time.
Thursday Aug 6, 2015 30:00 AM ET
WKRP in Cincinnati creator Hugh Wilson directed this "fish out of water" comedy that has now made its Blu-ray debut.
Thursday Aug 6, 2015 10:00 AM ET
While season five continues airing on MTV, fans can add the fourth season to their home video collection with this three-disc set.
Monday Aug 3, 2015 35:00 PM ET
This Blu-ray edition of the Oscar-nominated 1989 classic is limited to 3,000 copies.
Monday Aug 3, 2015 20:00 PM ET
Slash's latest band rocks the legendary nightclub. Lots of Guns N' Roses songs in the setlist.
Monday Aug 3, 2015 10:00 PM ET
This concert video commemorates the duo's first live concert in Dublin. Lots of hits, all in lossless DTS-HD audio.
Wednesday Jul 29, 2015 50:00 PM ET
A collection of previously available titles from the 1930s and '40s, gathered in one compact set: Stella Dallas, Dead End, They Got Me Covered, The Westerner, The Princess and The Pirate, and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
Tuesday Jul 28, 2015 55:00 PM ET
Post-World War I, an Australian farmer finds himself on a mission to recover the bodies of his sons who were killed in the war. Russell Crowe stars and makes his directorial debut.
Tuesday Jul 28, 2015 45:00 AM ET
The latest Nicholas Sparks adaptation has its mind on a lot of things, but it might've turned out better had it focused on just one.
Tuesday Jul 28, 2015 00:00 AM ET
Director John Madden is back with another round of gentle laughs aimed squarely at aging romantics.
Saturday Jul 25, 2015 05:00 AM ET
A ghost called the Crimson Witch is haunting the KISS World theme park. It's up to the Mystery Inc. gang and everyone's fave makeup-clad glam metal band to stop it.
Thursday Jul 23, 2015 50:00 PM ET
One of the very best X-Men movies is now not only longer, but more importantly it's emotionally richer. Director Bryan Singer has unleashed a superior version of this 2014 hit.
Thursday Jul 23, 2015 50:00 AM ET
It bowled over the critics and found an enthusiastic audience during its theatrical release earlier in 2015. Now it's poised to reach an even wider number of horror fans.
Thursday Jul 23, 2015 50:00 AM ET
Visually inventive and generally weird as heck, The Cell is a psychological thriller from 2000 that is worth revisiting.
Thursday Jul 23, 2015 30:00 AM ET
This 1995 sci-fi thriller boasts agreeable performances by Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe, a bunch of dated special effects, and a confusing plot.
Thursday Jul 23, 2015 25:00 AM ET
The first Teen Beach movie scored big ratings for the Disney Channel, the music-packed sequel delivers more of what young fans enjoyed.
Monday Jul 20, 2015 25:00 PM ET
One of Jack Nicholson's finest performances arrives in high definition on this excellent, features-packed edition.
Monday Jul 20, 2015 55:00 PM ET
Arnold Schwarzenegger gets serious in this dry take on a zombie apocalypse. It's an interesting move, but it never really pays off.
Monday Jul 20, 2015 50:00 PM ET
Noah Baumbach's critically-acclaimed comedy-drama stars Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as a middle-aged married couple experiencing a shared mid-life crisis.
Monday Jul 13, 2015 30:00 PM ET
Addison Timlin ably carries this horror sequel/reboot, which begins inventively but ends derivatively.
Saturday Jul 11, 2015 55:00 PM ET
One of the year's biggest flops arrives on home video, where it probably won't find much of an audience either. Sean Penn stars and co-wrote.

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