Buried Alive (the Blu-ray Dilemma)

The Blu-ray revolution is upon us, not that we are quite ready for it. Over the course of the last decade I was perfectly content with my 29" tube TV and my DVDs, which were such a huge leap in quality from VHS that I was ecstatic. And the fact that I could co...

The Great Equalizer and Uniter

By now everyone has heard about the deaths of Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson. It would be hard not to given the myriad media outlets we now have. While it is not uncommon for more than one famous person to die at any given time -- death has a nasty habit o...

Movie Review — Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

** 1/2 (out of 5) PG-13 Director: Michael Bay Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, John Turturro, Josh Duhamel LESS THAN MEETS THE EYE Probably the most anticipated blockbuster of the summer, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is Michael Bay's seq...

This Operation Is Not Available

I love my DVD player. I know I'll also love my Blu-ray player, in spite of the so-so upconversion of many of my favorite DVDs. But there is one thing that I hate about either format, and it's the fact that I cannot skip through certain sections of any DVD o...