DVD Review – Comix: Beyond the Comic Book Pages

For this installment I turn my column over to an expert. Hannah Wallenbrock is an author, book lover and comics expert. With the buzz still swirling about Comic-con in San Diego and ... Continue Reading →

Bruce Cockburn – Pacing the Cage

This brisk 65 minute documentary captures Cockburn in fine fettle.  Using mostly recent footage, the documentary places the Canadian singer-songwriter in context for both the longtime ... Continue Reading →

The Rise and Fall Of The Clash

Shout! Factory continues its impressive strategy of releasing great titles. Despite an impressive back catalog of documentaries released after the band dissolved, this film looks more ... Continue Reading →


THE WHO: SENSATION – THE STORY OF TOMMY (Eagle Rock) – DVD, Blu-Ray and Digital The epic rock opera that saved The Who from bankruptcy is given a full explanatory documentary. ... Continue Reading →

Live at Montreux – Solomon Burke, Miles Davis, Quincy Jones

Music fans have long known that a certain venue on Lake Geneva is one of the globe’s premier live venues. Long before and after Deep Purple made Montreux famous in their epic “Smoke ... Continue Reading →

Peter Gabriel – Then and Now

At the dawn of MTV, Peter Gabriel was one of the very few artists with sufficient talent to effectively straddle the previously disparate worlds of music and video.  With his well-honed ... Continue Reading →

Charlie Is My Darling – The Rolling Stones Juggernaut Continues

With two documentaries, several high profile gigs, a decent new single and another career-spanning collection, the longest-lasting act in rock is gathering no moss. The most intriguing ... Continue Reading →

DVD Reviews – July 5th, 2009

DVD Reviews – July 5th, 2009   TV-on-Blu-Ray Roundup   Here’s the deal with Lost: It had better turn out well. This writer has been figuratively locked in a dark room ... Continue Reading →