On DVD & Blu-Ray, 5/3/11: ‘The Green Hornet,’ ‘What Dreams May Come’

For the sake of brevity (and note that our definition of “brevity” is still, like, two-and-a-half hours), we have excised this segment from the show proper, but you can expect weekly updates on what’s new on DVD and Blu-ray. We will by no means cover all releases, not even all major releases. However, we can promise to alert you to releases that pique our interest. For a more complete listing of new releases, you can always scope out Video ETA; we do.

THE GREEN HORNET (DVD/Blu-ray/Three-Disc Combo)

 

I reviewed this in “Wow,” giving it . Basically, an uneven satire of supehero tropes with a visual style that’s ordinary by Michel Gondry standards, but still pretty interesting for a superhero movie. Also, an hilarious villain in the form of Inglourious Basterds‘ terrific Christoph Waltz.

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Listen to Episode 49, “Wow”

Gobbledygeek episode 49, “Wow,” is available for listening or download right here.

Is your knowledge of World of Warcraft limited to South Park? Boy, have we got a show for you! Like they did last year with Twilight, Paul and AJ turn to a special guest to explain a geek phenomenon they have little to no experience with. Enter Mark, our WoW expert; he’ll tell you everything you could ever want to know about the game. Beyond the nerdish specs, he talks about why he’s drawn to the game, what it means to him, and what kind of gamer would enjoy it. And yes, the South Park episode. Plus: news, Formspring questions, upcoming DVD releases, and reviews (See My Friends by Ray Davies, Hobo with a Shotgun, Hanna, The Green Hornet, Source Code, and Standard Action).

Next: we’re off next week for Easter, but when we return on April 30, we’ll have our Summer Movie Preview.

(Show notes for “Wow.”)

The Gobbledygeek Guide to the Fall/Winter Movie Season

Last night, Paul and I discussed a plethora of upcoming movies we found interesting in some way. Listen to the show to hear what we had to say, but as promised, here are the IMDb links and trailers for each film we mentioned:

September 1

The American

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