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DVD Tuesday: Semi-funny
Will? Please make Anchorman 2 while you still can! | Photo courtesy of New Line Cinemas
I'll say it right off--I am a big Will Ferrell fan. Mostly, that's because of the absolute devotion I accord to Anchorman, but I still try to catch all of his work. While Semi-Pro isn't Bewitched-bad, it's probably a few notches below Blades of Glory. Only one scene is truly laugh-out-loud funny--the card game. I was never a huge fan of Joy Division but Control makes me wish I paid more attention back in the day. The film is dazzling and unique. With the new season of Weeds only a week or so away, now would be a good time to catch up on Season 3. And what is this I'm hearing about Rescue Me--no new episodes till 2009? Blasphemy!
Semi-Pro (Two-Disc Unrated "Let's Get Sweaty" Edition)
Control (The Miriam Collection)
Weeds - Season Three
Rescue Me - The Complete Fourth Season
Dirty Harry Ultimate Collector's Edition
The Machine Girl
The Best of Radiohead
This documentary will surprise you. See it. | Photo courtesy of Picturehouse Entertainment
One of the great pleasures of movie-watching is seeing something that completely exceeds your expectations. That's how I felt about Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show. Not only was the stand-up funny, but the behind-the-scenes footage was equal parts gags and humanity. How is it that The Onion can put out funny material on the web on an almost daily basis and yet completely lose its footing on a film version? The Onion Movie is already a few years old and is going straight-to-DVD. What happened? If the new version of Get Smart is as good as the old seriesthen we are in real trouble. Don Adams equal(ed) unfunny.
Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland
Those Daring Young Men In Their Jaunty Jalopies
The Onion Movie
Get Smart: The Complete Series
The Whoopee Boys
The Boston Red Sox Essential Games of Fenway Park
Diva - Meridian Collection (1981 - Remastered WS)
Endless Orgy for the Goddess of Perversion
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Pickets are being held outside at movie and TV studios across the city
For some critics, this feels less like a momentous departure and more like a footnote.
Disneyland's famous "Fantasmic!" show came to a sudden end when its 45-foot animatronic dragon — Maleficent — burst into flames.
Leads Ali Wong and Steven Yeun issue a joint statement along with show creator Lee Sung Jin.
Every two years, Desert X presents site-specific outdoor installations throughout the Coachella Valley. Two Los Angeles artists have new work on display.