January 17th, 2011
It's a very slow week on the home market with Takers being the biggest first-run release. Admittedly, it did perform better than expected at the box office, but was still only a midlevel hit. The best bet in terms of new releases is Buried, which is coming out on a Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack, but without a DVD only option. However, while that movie is amazing, there are not enough extras to be considered pick of the week material. For that honor we have to go to Futurama: Volume Five, even though it didn't come out this week, or even this year. However, the screener arrived really late, and it is the best release on this week's list.
January 16th, 2011
Triggerman is the sequel to Doc West, which I reviewed previously. I called that film a pleasant enough experience, but it lacked the edge that most Westerns have. It felt more like a good episode of Dr. Quinn than the average movie; however, since it was a TV movie in its native Italy. Going in with this expectation, how well does Triggerman perform?
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