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On his year end edition of Extra we take a trip to the horror side on the last podcast of 2011. First up I give you some exciting news about a great new release from my new friends at Paramount Home Video. A group of teenagers get more than what they bargained for when a pirate radio station comes to town in he dvd review of The Open Door (courtesy of Phase4Films) in this new horror movie. Then it is off to the English countryside as 2 couples get more than what they bargained for in the dvd review of Don't Let Him In (courtesy of eOne Entertainment). We then learn why we have never gone back to the moon in the dvd review of Apollo 18 (courtesy of Alliance Films) where 2 astronauts find more than just space rocks on the lunar surface. We wrap things up with a another aquatic thriller with the dvd review of Shark Night (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as some young adults learn that it is still not safe to go back into the water. Music for this episode features the songs A Man outside your door by Miles Cain, Wishing Well by Humanzee and Shark Attack by josh, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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On this week's edition of Extra it's my annual Christmas Special with reviews a plenty and a visit from the man in red. First up it's a trip to the Lindsay Square Mall where I catch up with Santa and find out what the kids are asking for this year. Then it''s a trip to the North Pole with the dvd review of Disney's Prep and Landing (courtesy of Walt Disney Home Video) where two elves try to save Christmas for a small boy. Then we take a trip back to the world of Disney's Beauty and the Beast with the dvd review of Belle's Magical World (courtesy of Walt Disney Home Video) and Beauty and the Beast : The Enchanted Christmas on blu-ray (courtesy of Walt Disney Home Video) as we look at some untold tales from the Enchanted Castle. To wrap things up we turn to the world of the MMA with the 20-disc dvd review of The UFC Ultimate Fight Collection 2011 Edition (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) where we look back at some of the greatest battles in the octogon from July 2010 to June 2011. Music for this episode features the songs Pimpin' With Santa, Sweet Christmas Day by Amagodden and Midnight Snow by Abscondo, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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On this week's show we feature a killer saint, a gaggle of penguins, a struggling kid and a war in a glaxy far far away.  First up the holidays in Holland take a turn on the terror side with the blu-ray review of Saint (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as the legend of St. Nicholas gets a makeover in this Dutch horror film.  Then it's man vs nature with my blu-ray dvd review of Mr. Popper's Penguins (courtesy of Fox Home Video) starring Jim Carrey as a businessman who has the help of the arctic birds to rediscover his kids.  It's the story of a teenage boy's struggle with weigh in the dvd review of The Fat Boy Chronicles (courtesy of Phase 4 Films) in this heartwarming tale of overcoming odds toachieve your dream.  We wrap things up with a journey back to a galaxy in turmoil with the audio book review of Star Wars : Fate of the Jedi : Book 8 Ascension by Christie Golden as the lost tribe of the Sith continue thier march to power.  Music for this episode features the songs The Penguin by Manny, Shy Boy by Robin Stine and Just Rise by Plunkett, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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On this week's edition of Extra we take a trip back to the glory days of Saturday morning television with my Captain Power/Gary Goddard special. First up you get my dvd review of the brand new 4-disc set of the groundbreaking live action/CGI series Captain Power and The Soldiers of The Future Complete Series (courtesy of Video Services Corporation) as humans fight for thier future in the year 2147. Then it's a trip to the planet Luminaire where the Legion of Light do battle with Baron Dark in my dvd review of the 2-disc Collector's Edition of Skeleton Warriors The Complete Series (courtesy of Video Services Corporation) in this 1994 animated series. As a special treat to my listeners I am joined by creator/writer Gary Goddard as we talk about both shows and plans to bring them back to a new generation of fans. Music for this episode features the song Power Inside by EL84 it can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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On this edition of the show the focus goes back on our furry friends.  First up it's a trip back to the world of 80's tv animation with the 3-disc review of The Littles Collection (courtesy of Mill Creek Entertainment) as we follow the adventures of tiny people in your walls.  Then it's back to ancient China for trhe further adventures of Po the Panda with the blu-ray/dvd review of Kung-Fu Panda 2 (courtesy of Paramount Home Video) as he and the Furious Five face off against a threat to kung-fu itself.  It's a trip to the wilds of Kenya with the blu-ray/dvd review of Disney Nature's African Cats (courtesy of Walt Disney Home Video) where two families of big cats fight to survive.  We wrap thiings with another new holiday special with the blu-ray review of Ice Age : A Mammoth Christmas Special (courtesy of Fox Home Video) as the prehistoric gang try to get off Santa's naughty list.  Music for this episode features the songs Very Little by Cutting Jade, China Walls by 11 Miles West of Nowhere and Frozen Boy by Ken Blackwood, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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On this week's edition of Extra we get a little help from some furry and feathered friends and the world's greatest detective. First up it's my theatrical review of The Muppets as the late Jen Henson's creations get a reboot for a new generation. It's a trip to the deep US South of the 60's with my blu-ray/dvd combo review of The Help (courtesy of Walt Disney Home Video) as unlikey freindship in this touching drama. It's another take on the legendary lawman of literature faces off against hellish hounds, curses and a vampire with the dvd review of the new 4-disc Sherlock Holmes Collection (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring Matt Frewer (Max Headroom) as Holmes and Kenneth Welsh as Dr. Watson. 3 Mossad agents have to deal with a kidnapping gone wrong with the dvd review of The Debt (courtesy of Alliance Films) starring Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Jessica Chastain & Tom Wilkinson. Music for this episode features the songs Daytime Soaps and Shattered Hopes by Sweet Diss and The Comebacks, Runnin Hound by Eros and Curse of a Madman by Ancient Influence, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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On this episode of the podcast it's a Christmas story with a canine twist, a woman seekinf redemption and some Harry Potter magic.  First up I kick off the holiday season with the dvd review of A Christmas Wedding Tail (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) where 2 dogs try to save a wedding starring Jennie Garth (90210), Brad Rowe (General Hospital) and Tom Arnold.  Then it's a story of a young woman trying to find herself in Sundance 2011 Award Winner Another Earth (courtesy of Fox Home Video) starring Brit Marling and William Mapother (LOST).  It's a look into the life of a best selling author with the dvd review of Magic Beyond Words : The J.K. Rowling Story (courtesy fo Alliance Films) in this authorized biography of the woman who created Harry Potter. I wrap things up with another trip back into the world of magical bricks with the video game review of LEGO : Harry Potter Years 5 - 7 (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca).  Music for this episode features the songs Car Crash by Frictionless Man, Magic 8 Ball by Blue Valentine and These Words by Alycia Lang, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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On this week's edition of Extra we covers wars of many shapes and sizes. First up it's a trip back to a classic musical with the 3 -disc blu-ray/dvd revew of the 50th Anniversary of West Side Story (courtesy of Fox home video) as the classic Romeo & Juliet tale gets a 1961 New York spin. It's a trip back to August 2008 with the blu-ray of 5 Days of War (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as a reprter fights to get the truth out there starring Rupert Friend, Richard Coyle and Val Kilmer. It's then time to take the definitive look at the Texas Rattlesnake with the dvd review of WWE's Stone Cold Steve Austin : The Bottom Line on the Most Popular Superstar of All Time 4 disc set (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) filled with matches and some of his greatest moments from his ECW. WCW and WWE career. It's time to bulk up with the dvd review of Conan The Barbarian (2011) (courtesy of Alliance Films) starring Jason Momoa and Rose McGowan in this reboot of the popular film franchise. Music for this episode features the songs The War Against by The Swim Team, Wrong War by Bipolar Bear and Cold Winter Day by The GutterSluts, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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For this episode it's teenage drivers, a kidnapping on wheels, battling hillbillies and some b-movie thrillers. First up I give a little rant on what I think of the latest holiday violence in the US that happened on Black Friday. We take a trip back to the 80's with my classic dvd review of License to Drive (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring Corey Haim and Corey Feldman in this action comedy classic of teenagers gone wild. Then it is back to present day with the blu-ray review of Carjacked (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring Maria Bello(Prime Suspect) and Stephen Dorff in this action thriller where a woman and her son are in the wrong place at the wrong time. It's a trip into the woods in the dvd comedy/horror review of Tucker & Dale VS Evil (courtesy of Alliance Films) starring Tyler Labine & Alan Tudyk(Firely & Dollhouse) as the body count rises all because of a simple misunderstanding. We wrap things up with the dvd review of the horror anthology film Chillerama (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) featuring a sexually charged tribute to the b-movies of yesterday (featuring titles such as Wadzilla, I was a Teenage Werebear and The Diary of Anne Frankerstein) as the last night for a drive-in becomes a real killer. Music for this episode features the songs I Live in My Car by Cahrles Potts Magic Windmill Band, Donuts Guns & Daycare by The Shim Shams and Space Zombies from the Black Lagoon by Dawglips, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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On this edition of Extra it's a trip on the wild side with some animal adventures.  First up is a tale of star-crosssed romance under the big top of 1931 with the blu-ray review of Water For Elephants (courtesy of Fox Home Video) starring Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson (from Twilight movies).  Then it is a trip back to some classic animation with the dvd  rreview of Babar and Father Christmas (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as the king of Celestville brings in the holiday season.  It's a jump ahead in animation with the blu-ray review of the Diamond Edition of Disney's Lion King (courtesy of Walt Disney Home Video) as this 1994 release gets a fresh look and a boat load of extras.  We wrap things up with another trip back to the 80's in cinema with the dvd review of Project X (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring Matthew Broderick and Helen Hunt where following orders isn't the only way to become a hero.  Music for this episode features the songs New Show Come To Town by budz, Wondering Where The Lions Are by Jim Beggs and JUngle Man by bees deluxe, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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It's a modern family woes, a battle for an ancient empire and kick butting superhero action on this episode of the show.  First up it's a glimpse of today with the blu-ray review of ABC's Emmy Award winning series Modern Family : The Complete Second Season (courtesy of Fox Home Video) as 3 familes try to just get along in this comedy/reality show.  Then it is back to ancient times with the blu-ray review of HBO's ROME Season 2 (Courtesy of Warner Home Video) as the fate of the empire rests on the shoulder of two soldiers and a young man.  It's a trip back to Gotham City with the videogame review of Batman : Arkham City for PS3 (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca) where the Dark Knight must face off against some of his greatest enemies in a city gone wild.  Music for this episode features the songs Family Tree by Frank Royster and City of Sinn by Leif Willumsen, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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It's video game action, a search for a lost city and the cries of the dead on this edition of extra.  First up I comment on the recent departure of Regis Philbin from tv and give you some news about a new source of releases for the podcast.  It's more fun and action from the Halo Universe with the dvd review of Red VS Blue Season 9 (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as we get more CGI animated adventures to enjoy.  We take a trip back to ancient Italy with the blu-ray review of Assasin's Creed : Linegae (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as this live action prequel gives some background on the successfull video game franchise.  It's then time for some martial arts madness in the deset with the dvd review of The Treasure Hunter (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) where a battle for ancient treasure rages on.  I wrap things up with the dvd review of Fading of the Cries (courtesy fo eOne Entertaintment) starring horror legend Brad Dourif in this supernatiral survival story.  Music for this episode features the songs Halo Effect by Sundown Caffeine, Halo by Tommy Mack and The Wind Cries Mary by Jim Beggs, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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On this edition of the show its rowdy kids, angsting supernaturals, a dual bank robbery and more web slinging action.  First up it's another trip to a galaxy far far away with the blu-ray/dvd combo review of LEGO Star Wars : The Padawan Menace (courtesy of Fox Home Video) as younglings from the jedi temple run amok in the galaxy.  Then it's a trio of 20 something monsters just trying to get by with the dvd revidew of Being Human (US version) : The Complete First Season (courtesy of Alliance Films) as a ghost, werewolf and vampire long ot be normal in his adaptation of the hit BBC series.  It's a case of multiple bank robberies with the dvd review of Flypaper (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Patrick Dempsey & Ashley Judd in this action, comedy and suspense film.  It's a journey across timelines with the video game review of Spider-man : Edge of Time for the PS3 (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca)  as the Amazing Spider-man and Spider-Man 2099 batte to save their universes.  Music for this episode features the songs Human Nature by MUNK, Fly by Os Improvavies and Matter of Time by Shannon Hurley, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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For this edition of extra it's women in trouble and crazy spy cars on the menu. First up it's the blu-ray review of A Little Help (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as a woman is just having one of those lives starring Jenna Fischer, Chris O'Donnell and Rob Benedict. Then a rookie cop takes flirting a little too far in the dvd review of the dark thriller The Kate Logan Affair (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Alexis Bledel & Laurent Lucas. It's a trip to the animated world of talking vehicles with the blu-ray/dvd combo review of Cars 2 (courtesy of Walt Disney Home Video) as Mater the Tow Truck becomes a super spy car. It's a trip to a very dark and twisted version of Wonderland with the game review of Alice : Madness Returns for the PS3 (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca) as Alice struggles with her memories in a world turned upside down. Music for this episode features the songs Can't Help Myself by Kyoshi, Affairs of the Heart by Jacques Grant and Rewired and Dream by Alice Smith, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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On this edition of the show features assasins, security agents and one of the greatest rivalries in sports entertainment history. First up it's the dvd review of Assasin's Code (courtesy of Alliance Films) as a government assasin must face the sins of his past. Then it is the spy business of a Canadian twist with the dvd review of CBC's InSecurity The Complete First Season (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as the agents of NISA (National Intelligence and Security Agency) keep our nation safe, sort of. A Young man gets thrusted into fatherhood with the dvd review of Raising Hope : The Complete First Season (courtesy of Fox Home Video) and struggles to raise his young daughter along with his white trash family starring Martha Plimpton and the outrageous Cloris Leachman. It is one of the greatest wars in sports entertainment with the 2 disc blu-ray review of WWE's Greatest Rivalries Shawn Michaels VS Bret Hart (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as we relive the war between 2 of the greatest superstars of thier time. Music for this episode features the songs Secret by Brian Sharpe, Hope is Born by Desmond Pringle and Daytime Soaps & Shattered Hopes by Sweet Diss and The Comebacks, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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For this edition of Extra we feature adventures of a stuffed bear, master spy, peeping toms and tabloid news.  First up a classic Disney animated character gets a new release with the blu-ray/dvd combo review of Winnie The Pooh (courtesy of Walt Disney Home Video) as the bear continues his endless quest for honey.  Then we revisit a spy tale in the Cold War era in John Le Carre's Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring the late great Sir Alec Guinness as he roots out a mole in the Circus.  It's all about the world of rooftop peeping toms in the dvd review of Peepers (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as an inquiring female professor throwsa kink inot the worlds.  It's a tale of a beauty queen gone wild with the dvd review of Oscar-winning director Errol Morris's Tabloid (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) in this strange story of devotion and scandal sheet notoriety.  Music for this episode features the songs The Circus by Earl Grey and Croquet, Silent Circus by The Banx and Random Beauty by Smile Divine, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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On this edition of the show we take a look at some dangerous killers and crooked cops.  Frist up we journey back to Los Angelas circa 1940's with my video game review of LA Noire for the PS3 (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca) as we follow the career of a young detective on the rise.  It's then a journey to the Canadian west coat with the dvd review of The Pig Farm (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as this documentary chronicles one of the most notorious serial killers ever Robert "Willie" Pickton.  It's a case of police, power and politics with the dvd review of The Bridge : The Complete First Season 1 (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Aaron Douglas as Frank Leo who becomes head of the police union in a very dangerous city.  It's a retro movie blu-ray review with the release of Robocop 2 (courtesy of Fox/MGM Entertainment) starring Peter Weller & Nancy Allen as the cyber cop battles NUKE and an evil robot to boot.   Music for this episode features the songs Your City of Angels by Michael Stephens, Factory Farm by howdy! and Copenhagen by Chris Townsend, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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On this week's edition of Ramble Extra we feature more women in peril.  First up I give some interesting news on what will happen to the Harry Potter video franchise at the end of the year.  It's another new entry from the Disney vault with the review of3D blu-ray Diamond Edition of Beauty & The Beast (courtesy of Walt Disney Home Video) as this classic tale come to high definition.  Then a woman struggles to save herself from a serial killer who's face she cannot see in the blu-ray review of Faces in The Crowd (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Mila Jovovich & Julian McMahon.  It's then time for a classic Brian De Palma film on blu-ray with the review 1980's Dressed To Kill (courtesy of Fox Home Video) as murder comes in all styles featuring Michael Cain, Angie Dickinson and Nancy Allen.  It's a mixture of beauty and danger with the blu-ray review of Nikita : The Complete First Season (courtesy of Warner Bros Home Video) in this remake of La Femme Nikita from te 90's.  Music for this episode features the songs The Beast by ZAMARRO, Forget Your Face by James Hurst and LOve Killed Kurt by COMEG, it can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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It's that time of year again as I bring you my annual Halloween Special. For this year horror/sci fi anthologies take centre stage as we take a trip through time with some classic tv series. First up on the terror train is the dvd review of The Hitchhiker : The Complete Series on HBO (courtesy of Alliance Films) where the human character and all it's foibles are explored featuring guest stars such asKirstie Alley, Tom Skerrit, Gene Simmons Helen Hunt & Margot Kidder and hosted by Page Fletcher. It's horror but this time for kids with the dvd reviews of Goosebumps Attack of The Mutant and Ghost Beach (courtesy of Fox Home Video) guest starring the legendary Adam West as the Galloping Gazel. It's a journey from the inner mind to The Outer Limits Season 1 (from Alliance Films) on dvd in this 90's mix of sci-fi and horror featuring guest stars such as Leonard Nimoy, Alyssa Mlano, Beau & Llyod Bridges and Michael Dorn. Then legendary rock/pop star David Bowie hosts the Showcase series The Hunger Season 2 (from Alliance Films) guest starring Lori Petty, Brad Dourif, Cathy Moriarity and more. As a treat for all you Canadian fans out there you get highlights of the Remembering Frightenstein panel from Fan Expo 2011 featuring producer/co-star Mitch Markowitz and the daughter of Vincent Price, Victoria Price taking questions. Music for this episode features the song Horror Style by The Regulator & Skinny Bee , it can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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For this edition of Ramble Extra our four legged friends take center stage, First up Zeus the Golden Lab is back voiced by Mario Lopez in the dvd review of The Dog Who Saved Halloween (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as mysterious stranger moves next door. Then it is golden labs of a small kind with the blu-ray review of Spooky Buddies (courtesy of Walt Disney Home Video) as the fabulous five tackle the hound from Hell and an evil Warlock all in one night in their latest adventure. It's a trip back to puppyhood for another talking dog movie with the blu-ray review of Marley & Me : The Puppy Years (Courtesy fo Fox Home video) as the world's worst dog tries to be best in show in this new family comedy. It's then men behaving like dogs (in a way) with the blu-ray review of FX Channel's The League : The Complete Second Season (courtesy of Fox Home Video) as a fantasy football league take competition to the extreme. Music for this episode features the songs NiCanine Dog by Leif Willumsen, Rasta Mon by Angel and The Players Rendezvous by The Cheebacabra , they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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This week I continue my reviews of the horror kind.  First up before any of the reviews I give you a little rant on some very bad vehicular behaviour that I saw on my local roadways.  It's a twisted tale of child abduction and murder with the blu-ray review of  the prequel to 2004's Malevolence, Bereavement (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring Michael Biehn and Alexandra Daddario in this indie horror flick.  It's time for a Disney calssic on 3D blu-ray with the review of Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas (Courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures) where Jack Skeleton runs Christmas in this stop-motion film.  Then it's a trip into cyber-mayhem with my dvd review of VLOG (Courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) whre a female vlogger gets in over her head in this cinema verite picture.  It's another trip to the zombiepocalypse with the dvd review of Zombie Diaries 2 : World of The Dead (courtesy of eONe Entertainment)  where a small band soldiers in the UK fight to survive the world gone mad.  Music for this episode features the songs Night Must Fall by Michael Martin, Blood Red Roses by Michael Martin & Dead or Alive by Hiroshi, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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For this episode of Extra we highlight some of the bad boys of the silver screen.  First up it's a trip back to 1993 with the blu-ray release of Demolition Man (courtesy of Warner Bros. home video) where it takes a maniac to catch a maniac starring Slyvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes and Sandra Bullock in this action comdey classic.  Then it's a man who is his own force of personal destruction with the dvd review of Call Me Fitz Season 1 (Courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Jason Priestley in this comedy series about one of the drtiest car salesman you will ever meet.  It's a horror series restarted with the blu-ray review of The Howling Reborn (Courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as a young man (Landon Liboiron from Terra Nova) discovers there may be something dark furry and deadly in his future.  Just ahead of it's season 2 premiere on the SPACE channel you get the dvd review of Todd and The Book of Pure Evil Season 1 (Courtesy of eONe Entertainment) as a small group of teenagers and guidance councillor in Crowley High fight evil with mixed results in this new horror comedy series.   Music for this episode features the songs The Getaway Car by The Stepfordf Five, Cowboys and Crooks by Jackal & The Wolf and Evil Has A Name by Philpot, they can all be found at www.famemusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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For this episode it mutants, millionaires, zombies and criminals on the show.  First up you get the blu-ray review of X-Men : First Class (courtesy of Fox home video) as we go back to the orgins of the team in the middle of the Cuban Missile Crisis.  Then it's a kidnapping scheme gone wrong with the dvd review of The Entitled (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Ray Liotta & Kevin Zegers.  It's man vs the dead with the blu-ray review of AMC's The Walking Dead Season 1 : 3 Disc Special Edition (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) that features new extras to get you ready for the upcoming second season.  It's a trip across the pond with the dvd review of New Tricks Season 5 (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as the members of UCOS battle crime and thier own personal demons.   Music for this episode features the songs Another Day in the City by Classic Tragic Hero, Dream of You Dead by Five Four and Dead Again by Lejeune, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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Sorry for the delay in shows folks but die to time and space restrictions with the webpage my episodes have been a little off pace lately.  Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian listeners out there.   A  fresh episode of the podcast will return next Monday or Tuesday - called X Marks the Dead featuring movie reviews of X-men : First Class on blu-ray and dvd of The Entitled as well as tv show reviews of the Special 3-disc blu-ray edition AMC's The Walking Dead : The Complete First Season and dvd review of the BBC's New Tricks Season 5.  Look for more horror and spooky reviews this month with my Halloween Special later this month.  I hope everyone has a great weekend and enjoys the great weather.

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Here is another edition of Extra.  Sorry for the delay but there was no room earlier in the week  to upload this tv review spectacular.  First up we catch up with Agent Pendergast on the trail of his long lost wife with my audio book review of Cold Vengeance by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child in this cat and mouse novel.  We catch up with the gang in Philly for the blu-ray review of It's Always Sunny in Philidephia Season 6 (courtesy of Fox Entertainment) as Danny Devito and his pals get into all kinds of comic mischief.  Then it is off to William McKinley High for the blu-ray review of Glee : The Complete Second Season (courtesy fo Fox Entertainment) as the kids dance and sing their way through a whole mess of problems and tackle The Rocky Horror Picture Show.  It's across the pond with the dvd review of New Tricks Season 4 (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as we catch up with the gang at UCOS solve cases the old fashioned way.  We continue in the UK with the dvd review of VERA (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as a cantankerous detective solves crime in her own way.   Music for this episode features the songs The Good Life by Club Bob, Simple Life by Club Bob, Party Broadcast by The Cartwheel Club and On The Road by Rude Attirude, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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On this episode of the show it's butt kicking action, a man on the edge of death, a man pushed to far and a woman haunted by her past.  First up I comment on the recent premier of the Charlie Sheenless Two and Half Men with Ashton Kutcher.  It's a gang fight on an epic level in Thialand with the blu-ray combo review of BKO : Bangkok Knockout (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) where a showcase of martial arts is displayed.  A man stands on the edge of death in the blu-ray review of The Ledge (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) where it is one life, one chace and one step in this thriller starring Charlie Hunnman (from Sons of Anarchy) and Liv Tyler.  I't s a mild man driven to far with the blu-ray review of the 1971 Straw Dogs (courtesy of Fox/MGM Entertainment) starring Dustin Hoffman.  A woman finds her past catching up to her in a deadly way in the blu-ray review of A Horrible Way to Die (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment).   A special extra video game review of Mortal Kombat for the PS3 (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca) as one of the longest fightiing game franchises hits this generation of game consoles.  Music for this episode features the songs Kick It! by Top Johnny!, Good Bye Woman by Shufflin Dogs, Monkey Stimulation by The Plastics and Surrender by Top Johnny!, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome and encouraged.

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For this week's extra edition of the show it is galdiorial combat throughiyt the ages. First up it is a journey into the squared circle for the dvd review of WWE's Randy Orton : Evolution of a Predator (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as this 3 disc set looks at the career of the Apex Predator of Sports Entertainment. Then staying with the WWE it is the 2-disc blu-ray review of OMG! The Top 50 Wildest Incidents in WWE History (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as we relive some of the craziest moments in that company. It's a trip back into the past with the 2-disc blu-ray review of Spartacus : Gods of the Arena (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as the house of Batiatus is on the rise in this prequel to Spartacus : Blood and Sand. Then keeping in the past you get the blu-ray review of HBO's ROME Season 1 (courtesy of Warner Bros Home Video) as the rise of an empire and Cesear take centre stage. Music for this episode features the songs Snakes and Ladders by Factor Fiction, Poisioned by a Snake by 2012 and Weapons of Mass SiDuction by DJ_Topshelf, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions.

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For this episode it's  crazy postal workers, masked serial killers and a bitter UFC rivalry.  First up it's a journey to Dsicworld with the blu-ray review of Terry Pratchet's Going Postal (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as a conman must make the postal service soar again or die trying.  The hardcased villian is at it again in Chromeskull : Laid to Rest 2 (courtesy of eONe Entertainment) as the silent killer stalks new prey in this blood drenched sequel starring Brian Austin Green & Danielle Harris.  It's a night of terror with the dvd review of Medium Raw : Night of The Wolf (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as things go from bad to worse when revenge goes horribly wrong in an insane asylum for the crimminally insane starring William R. Davis (X-Files), Mercedes McNab (Buffy, Angel), John Rhys-Davises and Jay Reso (Christian from WWE).  I wrap things up with one of the greatest feuds in MMA with the blu-ray review of UFC's Bad Blood : Chuck Liddell vs Tito Ortiz (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) that chronicles the battles between these two warriors.  Music for this episode features the songs Killer by Redhouse, Killer Gorilla by Whoremoan and Wolfman by Dean & the Deadbeatsh, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions.

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For this episode it's abnormals of all shapes andf sizes.  First up it's a trip inot the Disney Vault for my blu-ray review of DUMBO 70th Anniversary edition (courtesy of Walt Disney Home video) as a classic film gets a major makeover.  Then even things that go bump in the dark ned protedtion as I give my blu-ray review of Sanctuary The Complete Third Season (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) where a whole new world is discovered beneath our very feet starring Amanda Tapping, Ryan Robbins and Robin Dunne.  Killer car movies get an upgrade with the blu-ray review of Super Hybrid (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring Oded Fehr as mechanics get more than they bargained foir.  It is then a movie within a movie with the dvd review of Monte Hellman's Road to Nowhere (courtesy of eOne Films) as a film director gets in over his head over an actress.  I wrap things up with my long awaited movie review of Fright Night starring Colin Farrell & David Tennant as a teenager battles the vampire next door.  Music for this episode features the songs Elephant Romp by J Marie Anderson, Hybrid Moments (Misfits Cover) by energie finger, Hybird Car by The Socknockers & Theme from The Mean Season by Rench,  they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions. 

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THis episode features another trip down to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and my third special from Fan Expo 2011 that took place August 25 - 282, 2011. First up I catch up with the Rock Hippo games and talk with Dimitry about thier latest title Brawl Busters. Then it's a chat with Alexander Finbow, Director of Operations at Renegade Arts Entertainment as we talk about the art of making an audio book and the Spine Chillers series narrated by Doug Bradley from the Hellraiser movies. I catch up with the head people at DC Comics, Dan Didio as he returns to the podcast to talk about the New 52 that is coming out and his new title OMAC. From there it's a chat with the new writer of Detective Comics Tony S. Daniel as he talks about taking on the Dark Knight and the future plans for the series. It's all about the video games when I catch up with Victor Lucas, one of the hosts from The Electric Playground as we talk about some upcoming titles and the future of gaming. As a bonus this week I throw in my blu-ray review of Sanctuary The Complete Second Season to get ready for season 3 being released this week. Music for this week features the song Black Hole by Victor Stellar that can be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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For this week's extra edition we take a female perspective. First up you get my dvd review of Stained (courtesy of eONe Entertainment) as a young bookstore owner goes to some very dark places. Then it is a trip to 1912 with the blu-ray review of The Extraordinary Adventures of D'Adele Blanc-Sec (courtesy of eONe Entertainment) as this female french adventurer faces of against a prehistoric bird and secrets of Egyptian mummies to cure her sister. It's then time to catch up with a once famous porn star with the blu-ray review of Meet Monica Velour (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as a young man pursues the woman of ois dreams. It's a young woman on a mission with my dvd review of Hanna (courtesy of Alliance Films) as she has been traning her whole life for. I wraop thing up with my dvd review of Sanctuary The Complete First Season where even things that go bump in the night need proteciton starring Amanda Tapping, Ryan Robbins and Robin Dunne. Music for this episode features the songs Stronger by Heather Sullivan, Drinking Alone by Becky Bishop, Lay it Down by Frictionless Man & Sanctuary by Perennial Darkness they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions.

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It's a trip back to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for Part 2 of my Fan Expo 2011 convention coverage. First up you get my take on the new 3D technology including what I thought of the new Starfox on the Nintendo 3DS that I got to try out. I catch up with author Crissy Calhoun of Love You to Death - Season 2 : The Unofficial Companion to The Vampire Diaries www.ecwpress.com) as we talk about the cult tv show and the challenges of getting a book out. I chat with DC comic book writer Kelly Sue DeConnick (http://kellysue.com) who recently wrote for Supergirl as talk about writing for the iconic character. It's back to the ECW (Entertaiinment Culture Writing) Press booth and a great chat with author Nikki Stafford (http://nikkistafford.blogspot.com) of the classic Buffy Book Bite Me! as we talk about Buffy, Angel, LOST and Fringe. She even tries to help explain the ending of LOST and that is not an easy task. I get a chance to talk actors Michael Biehn & Jennifer Blanc about their last project together The Victim (www.grindhousethevictim.com) and advice on how to get into show business. I wrap up the day with a review of the screening for Terra Nova that I got to see that premieres on City TV on September 26. Music for this week features the song Black Hole by Victor Stellar that can be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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One this week's edition of Extra it's a mixture of high seas adventure and modern day justice. First up it is a trip across the ocean with the dvd review of Doc Martin : The Movies (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as a city doctor takes refuge in a small Cornish town.  Then it is a trip on the big ships with the dvd review of C.S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower The Further Adventures (courtesy of eOne Entertainment)as the young hero swashbuckles his way inot more adventure.  Then former wrestler and still bad-ass Steve Austin tackles gangsters in a tight spot in the blu-ray review of Tactical Force (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) in this  action thriller.  It's a trip into some neon film noir with the blu-ray review of The Big Bang (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as Antonio Banderas plays a detective that gets in way over his head.  I wrap things up with the dvd review of Trollhunter (courtesy of Alliance films)  as 3 young film students in Norway find out that some mythical creatures are far to real.   Music for this episode features the songs The Doctors Say by cafe 401, Your Name in Neon by Mariana, Silence by Isochronous & Drum & Bass by ted tunes, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions.

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Here it is folks my first special from my coverage of Fan Expo 2011 that took place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from Aug 25 - 28, 2011. In this episode I take in the sights and sounds of opening day. Firsat up I am joined by fellow podcaster and writer Wayne as we talk to Brian Namanny who worked on the robots from Disney's upcoming movie Real Steel that premieres Oct. 7 at a theatre near you. The I meet up with artist Jim Su (www.beach-studios.com) who worked on the Canadian animated shows Reboot & Beast Machines by Mainframe entertainment. It's then time for me to catch up with Teddy Wilson and Ajay Fry from Innerspace as we discuss all things sci-fi and geekness and catch up on what is happening on the SPACE channel (www.spacecast.ca). I have a quick discussion with Courtney from Hasbro as we talk about a product they launched at the convention called Kre-o Transformers (www.kre-o.ca) . It's then a trip to the streets of Gothamm as I talk with Sarah from Rocksteady Games as we discuss the upcoming game Batman : Arkham City (www.batmanarkhamcity.com) coming out in October. I wrap things up for the day with a very quick interview with actor Larry Hagman who talks about his role as J.R. from the tv show Dallas. Music for this week features the song Black Hole by Victor Stellar that can be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome.

P.S. Check out the Facebook page for the podcast where pictures from the convention will be posted soon

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In this edition of the show you get a lovable drunk, a nasty ex-baseball player, a therapeutic puppet and a killer camera. First up is the blu-ray/dvd combo review of Arthur (2011) (courtesy of Warner Bros Home Video) starring Russell Brand, Helen Miren & Jennifer Garner as a wea;thy drunk must marry or loose it all in this remake of a classic 80's movie. Then it's a trip back into the life of Kenny Powers with the dvd review of HBO's Eastbound and Down : The Complete Second Season (courtesy fo Warner Bros Home Video) as Mexico becomes the new home for Kenny's latest comeback attempt. It's a trip to the mind of depressed man with the blu-ray review of The Beaver (courtesy of eONe Entertainment) as Walter played by Mel Gibson ues a puppet to sort out his life, directed and co-starring Jodi Foster. Thinsg get wrapped up with the dvd review of Smile (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Armand Assante where a group of photography students dsicover a very deadly polaroid camera. Music for this episode features the songs Taste of Mexico by Fat City Reprise, Mullet Man by Ten Too Many & Smile by Sender, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions.

P.S. Please be sure to sau hi to me of you see on at Fan Expo 2011 on Thrusday or Friday. Look for coverage and interviews from the convention in upcoming episodes.

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This week features reviews of English law, a famous Canadian scientist, a washed up baseball player and phtogrpahers in dangerous situations.  First up it's a journey to 18th Century England with the dvd review of the UK series Garrow's Law Series 2 (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as a young barrister fights for others and his own career.  Then we join scientist David Suzuki in the dvd review of Force of Nature : The David Suzuki movie (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as he gives a lecture 70 years in the making.  It's a the road to redemption for down and out baseball player with the blu-ray review of HBO's Eastbound & Down : The Complete First Season (courtesy of Warner Bros. Home Video) where Kenny Powers curses his way back to the top.  From the ball fields to the streets of South Africa in the 1990's as you get my blu-ray review of The Bang Bang Club (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) where 4 photographers take pictures in a war torn country.  Music for this episode features the songs Soil by Paint, Down on The Ground by David Henderson & Bang by Kyoshi, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions.

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In this edition of the show features an unlikely freindship and worlds across the stars.  First up it is anoither movie from the Disney vault as you get the blu-ray/dvd combo review of 30th Anniversay of The Fox & The Hound (courtesy of Disney Home Entertainment)as this classic tale gets re-mastered and packaged with Fox & The Hound 2.  It's a leap to present day animation with the blu-ray/dvd combo review of Mars Needs Moms (courtesy of Disney Home Entertainment) starring Seth Green(sorta), Joan Cusak and Dan Fogler as a young boy journeys to the red planet to save his mom.  Then it is off to the lost city with my blu-ray review of Stargate Atlantis : The Complete Series (courtesy of Fox/MGM Entertainment) as this 20 disc release captures all of the action for the first time in high definition featuring comments from actor Rainbow Sun Francks from his press conference at Polaris 22 back in 2008.  .  I wrap things up with the dvd review of Stargate Universe : The Final Season (courtesy of Fox/MGM Entertainment) as the newest and possible last entry into the franchise comes to a close.  Music for this episode features the songs Like a Fox by Imaginitis, I Want to Go to Mars by To Touch The Stars & Tara Sings by Michael Stephens, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions.

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In this episode of the show we explode time loops, bad bikers, the down and dirty side of LA and the relaunch of a movie franchise.  First up a trio in drug rehab find themselves stuck in a loop in the dvd review of Repeaters (courtesy of Alliance Films) as tension run dangerously high.  Then two bikers get inot some deep trouble in the dvd review of Born to Ride (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) when they uncover some very dangeous information starring Casper Van Dien, Patrick Muldoon & William Forsythe.  It's a trip to the darker side of Los Angelas with the dvd review of James Ellroy's LA : City of Demons (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as the crime novellist dishes the dirt and tells tales about the city.  I wrap things up with the solo movie review of Rise of The Planet of The Apes as a classic film series once again tries to get a reboot.  Music for this episode features the songs I ask You by James Connolly, The Ride by jasmine ash and Monkey Stimulation by The Plastics, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions.

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I continue with my music filled editions of extra this week. In my news round up you get my take on the leaked Wonder Woman pilot by David E. Kelly, Charlie Sheen's tv death and new Thundercats to hit the small screeen. First up it is a collection of songs in the blu-ray review of Jewel : The Essential LIVE Songbook Songbook (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as the Alaskan born singer preforms many of her songs. Then it is another female singer with the blu-ray review of Shery Crow LIVE (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as she preofrms many of her greatest hits in front of a big crowd. It's a trip to Apsen with horny young men with the dvd review of Cougar Hunting (courtesy of Alliance Films) in this American Pie-esk movie. Music for this episode features the songs Jewel Robber by Conconquidore Truidorernt and Coyote_(Rattlesnake_Bride) by Heather Morgan, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions.

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This episode it is battles across different time periods.  First up it is a trip back the year of 1215 as small group of people try to hold out against the army of King John in the dvd review of Ironclad (courtesy of Alliance films) starring Paul Giamatti & James Perfoy.  Then the drama of WWII hits the world of dolls in my dvd review of Jackboots on Whitehall (courtesy of eOne Entertainment)  as the war takes an unxoected turn starring the voices of Ewan MacGregor, Alan Cummings and Richard E. Grant.  It's a world gone to the vamps with the blu-ray review of Stake Land (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as a group of survivors try ot make thier way to New Eden.  It's off to the cinema with Rob as we give our review of Cowboys & Aliens starring Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig where the wild west gets a science fiction spin.  Music for this episode features the songs IRON by Spotrushaz, Little Town Blues by Rodger Christmann & Lowtied by Burnt, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions.

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On this edition of Extra we take a flare for the musical side of life.  First up it is a retro movie review with the blu-ray of 1992's Honeymoon in Vegas starring Nicholas Cage, James Caan & Sarah Jessica Parker (courtesy of Fox Home Video)  as couple gambles with love.  It's a trip to the teen rockl beat with the dvd review of Disney's Lemonade Mouth (courtesy of Walt Disney Home Video) as a group of teams from detention form their own band.  It's a journmey into the music and history of Jamacia with Rocksteady : Roots of Reggea (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as legends of the music come back together for a big concert.  It's the story to 2 female rockers who havea reunion after a 10 year break-up in the dvd review of Trigger (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) in this rock and roll movie. Finally it is a trip to the sunny south with the game review of RIO (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca) for the PS3 as you control Blue and his friends in this party game.  Music for this episode features the songs Love's Just a Word by budz, Yes I am A movie Star by cjacks, Rootman by Vegitation and Your'e Mysterious by Natalie Brown, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions.

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This time around it's an episode full killer sharks, code, collisions and captain america.  First up it's a journey into the deep blue sea as I give my blu-ray review of Shark Week : Relentless Fury (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) featuring the host of the Late Late Show Craig Ferguson as we look at the biggest bites in water as prep for Shark Week coming this Sunday on the Discovery Channel.  Then it's the blu-ray revioew of a mind-bending actoin thriller Source Code (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) where one man must save the life of millions with only 8 minutes to work with starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan and Vera Farmiga.  It's a trip to the not-so friendly skies with the dvd review of Turbulent Skies (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as a computer virus threatens the lives of a 747 starring Casper Van Dien and Brad Dourif.  To wrap things up its off to the movies for my solo review of the latest film from Marvel Studios Captain America : The First Avenger as the star spangled hero tackles the evil Hydra with his trusty shield and gun(wait did I say gun,  yup gun) in this lead up to the Avengers movie.   Music for this episode features the songs Passin Time by Willie Strings & The Players,He's Lost by Blood Ruby and Stay By My Side by Greg Schuler, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions.

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For this week's extra edition it's the king Blues music and some exciting action. First up it's another trip to the Sound Stage in Chicago when I review the bl-ray of B.B. King LIVE (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as a living lengends preforms along with guests Terrance Howard, Solange and Richie (not Ricky) Sambora. Then it's a trip to the mean streets with my DVD review of Blood Out (courtesy of Alliance Films) starring 50 Cent, Val Kilmer, Vinnie Jones & Luke Goss as a cop has to dropp hi badge to lay down the law. It's a trip to the 12th Century with the blu-ray review of Sword of War (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Rutger Hauer as a small army plots to overthrow a German Emporer. The it is time to highlight a warrior of the squared circle in Rey Mysterio : The Life of a Masked Man (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as the WWE's high flyer is highlighted in this 3-disc dvd set. It's a journey across the universe as I give my video game review of Green Lantern : Rise Of The Manhunters (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca) for the PS3 fighting as Hal Jordan in this God of War style fighting game. Music for this week features the songs Silver Bullet by Vanton, Empty Hallways by Joe Sibol, Grey, Green & Blue by First Circle and The Mask by Allen Mayes, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions.

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This week it is some home grown and across the pond on the show.  First up it's the life of a marketing executive in the dvd review of Reggie Perrin Set 1 (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as he struggles with his crappy job, too busy wife and strange co-workers.  It's a trip to the Newfoundland with my dvd review of The Republic of Doyle The Complete Second Season (courtesy of eOne Entertainment)  along with season 1 as private detective Jake Doyle solves crimes and fends off girlfriends in this CBC drama.  It's back to England as I give my dvd review of A Flim With Me In It (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as a seies of accidents cause a lonely man to take some drastic actions.  I wrap things up with my solo movie review of the record breaking Harry Potter and The Deathly Hollows Part 2 as of of the biggest movie series in a generation comes to a close.  Music for this week features the songs Razor Blade Evenigs by Short Course Saviour, Wii Fit As Long as I Live by Wicked Celtics and Morning Glory Shake by beat synthetic, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions. 

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For this edition we fight with some conviction across the galaxy.  First up you get the audiobook review of the latest chapter in a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars : Fate of The Jedi Book 7 by Aaron Allston as fight against Abbaloth continues to heat up.  Then its a trip down the roads of LA for my dvd review of The Lincoln Lawyer (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Matthew McConaughey and Marisa Tomei.  It's a mix of genres as you get the dvd review of Aliens in The Wild Wild West (courtesy of Alliance Films) as two kids get a trip back to the west and aliens to boot.  It's then a tale of two men down on thier luck with the dvd review of Le Colis (Return to Sender)  (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) wind up in a very funny sitiation.  I round thinsg up on the musicla side with the blu-ray review of Foreigner LIVE (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as the classic rock band preforms on the Sound Stage in Chicago.  Music for this week features the songs Conviction by Mark Jungers, Overdrive (Acoustic) by One Day Remains, Waves by Sender and Bachesque by Deyo, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:58pm EDT
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For this show we take a trip on the spooky side of things.  First up we hitch a ride with the one and only Mistress of The Dark herself with my dvd reviews of the first  two volumes of Elvira's Movie Macabre (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) featuring the movies Night of The Living Dead, I Eat Your Skin, The Satanic Rites of Dracula & The Werewolf of Washington as she dishes the dirt on these classic B-movies.  It's a trip to Barcelona as I give my dvd review of Rec 2 (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as a small group of people try to survive in an apartment building of demons.  It's then a review of a horror classic new on blu-ray as I give my take on The Exorcist (Extended Director's Cut * Original Theatrical Edition) (courtesy of Warner Bros. Home video) where the devil comes to roost in a young girl.  I wrap thing up with a haunted house movie with as twist with my dvd review of Insidious (courtesy of Alliance Films) as a young family battles demons to save the lifew of a small boy.  Music for this week features the songs GWicked Hold on Me by Kathy Nobrega, A New Mind by Michael Slupczynski and Twisted by Heather Sullivan, they can all be found at www.blackstackmusic.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions.

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For this edition of Extra it is battles in the ring and the wild.  First up is the DVD review of The Greatest Cage Matches of All Time from the WWE (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) featuring steel cage matches from the NWA, WCCW, WCW and WWE from the 80's to today.  Then it is a strange case of multiple-personalities and a touch of supernatural with my blu-ray review of Shelter (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Julianne Moore & Jonathan Rhys Meyers.  It is a struggle for survival with the review of Essential Killing (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as an escpaed prisoner goes to extreme lengths to survive in the European woods.  I wrap things up with my DVD review of Jaloux (Jealous) (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as a Quebec couple's weekend plans in a cottage go horribly wrong.  Music for this week features the songs Gentle Steel by Sunhaven, Silence is Essential by deadpan and Damn Well by The Johns,  they can all be found at www.blackstackmuisc.com.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions

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This episode we tackle warriors of all types.  First up you get my DVD review of The Warrior's Way (courtesy fo Alliance Films) starring Geoffrey Rush, Kate Bosworth (who was Lois Lane in Superman Returns) and Jang Dong Gun as a legendary fighter tries to start a new life in the American Badlands.  Then its violence in a small town as Rutger Hauer stars in the Canadian made Hobo With A Shotgun (courtesy of Alliance Films) where he dispenses justice one shell at a time.  From fighting men to fighting robots as you get my solo movie review of Transformers : Dark of The Moon where the war for Cybertron rages on.  I wrap things up with my video game review of the highly anticipated Duke Nukem Forever for the PS3. Music for this week features the songs Fallen & Shaken Me by Oh Crap! Ninjas & Transformers by Victor Stellar  they can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com.Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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For this edition it is killer laughs abd serial killers.  First up we explore the life of comedian Louie C.K. in the blu-ray/dvd review of Louie : The Complete First Season (courtesy of Fox Entertainment) in this very unique comedy series.  It's a road into the mind of pure evil as you get the dvd review of Cyrus : Mind of a Serial Killer (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring Brian Krause, Danielle Harris & Lance Henriksen .  We journey to an offshore oil platform with the blu-ray  review of The Rig (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring William Forsythe as the workers dig a little too deep.  Finally it is a journey into the Irish woods in blu-ray review of Wake Wood (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as a couple tries to bring back thier daughter from the dead.  Music for this week features the song Dimensions by Aaron Derington that can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com.Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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For this episode we feature hard edged lawmen, a beastly transformation and a sci-fi shooter.  First up is my dvd review of A&E's Dog The Bounty Hunter : This Family Means Business (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as the Chapman family hunt down some wanted felons.  Then we cross the pond for the blu-ray review of George Gently Series 3 (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as British dectectives in the 1960's try to solve some baffling cases.  It's another modern day re-telling of a classic fairy tale for the dvd movie review of Beastly (courtesy of Alliance films) as a young man gets a lesson in humility in this beauty and the beast tale.  It's a jump into anoither galaxy with the video game review of Bulletstorm for the PS3 (courtesy of Gameaccess.ca) on a planet where things want to either eat you or kill you in this sci-fi first person shooter.  Music for this week features the song Dimensions by Aaron Derington that can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com.Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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For this week's Extra edition the podcast is going green.  First up it's a new take on a classic John Wyndom tale as I review Day of the Triffids (2010) (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) on blu-ray starring Dougray Scott and Jason Priestly as killer planst are on the rampage.  Then it is off the the sunny coast as I give my DVD review of The Glades : The Complete First Season  (Courtesy of Fox Entertainment) as a Chicagoi cop catches bad guys and tries to find love in the Sunshine State.  It's green of a different brand as I give my blu-ray/dvd combo review of Green Lantern : Emerald Knights (courtesy of Warner Bros. Home Video) as we get animated tales of the Green Lantern Corps.  Finally it is off to the movie theatre with my solo review of Green Lantern starring Ryan Reynolds.  Music for this week features the song Dimensions by Aaron Derington that can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com.Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome. 

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This episode we deal with some drag queens and killer beasts.  First up we journey back to 1994 as I give my blu-ray review of The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert (courtesy of Fox Entertainment) starring Terrance Stamp, Hugo Weaving and Guy Pearce as a trio of drag queens trek across the Australian desert on a big pink bus.  Then it is off to the sunny shores of Mexico as I give my blu-ray review of Roger Corman's Dinoshark (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as an ancient beast creates havok on the sunny shores.  It's a battle of 80's pop sensations Debbie Gibson & Tiffany along with monstrous reptiles in the blu-ray review of Mega Python VS Gatoroid (courtesy of eOne Entertainment).  I wrap thing off wiith a journey deep inot the woods with the blu-ray/dvd combo review of Red Riding Hood (courtesy of Warner Bros Home video) as a classic legend gets a new twist starring Gary Oldman.  Music for this week features the song Dimensions by Aaron Derington that can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com.Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:37pm EDT
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In this week's extra edition we explore the world of games, evil spirits,mafia bosses and mustants.  First up I give my recaps of this year's E3 Press Conferences by Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo.  Then it is off to the movies as I give my dvd review of Stranded (Djinns) (courtesy of eOneEntertainment) as 60's soldiers in the Algerian desert must fight for thier lives against evil spirits.  Next up is my blu-ray review of Kill The Irishman (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as a self-proclaimed Celtic Warrior fights the mob in 60's Cleaveland.  Finally it is off to the theatre with Rob as we review the next chapter in the saga of Marvel band of Merry Mutants with X-Men :First Class as explore the mutant plight of the 60's.  Music for this week features the song Dimensions by Aaron Derington that can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com.Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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For this episode of the show we explore love and terror all in one nice package.  First up you get my classic movie review with 25th Anniversary of The Decline of The American Empire (courtesy of eOne Entertanment) on blu-ray as Montrealers from the past talk about what makes men and women tick.  Then we jump into a romantic comedy of our times with my dvd review of Textuality (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as a couple managae thier relationships through smart phones starring Eric McCormack & Carly Pope.  It is  swing on the terror side as I have my dvd review of Fall Down Dead (courtesy of eOne Entertianment) starring David Carradine, Udo Kier & Dominique Swain as fights for her life escaping a serial killer.  I wrap things up with my blu-ray review of Haven : The Complete First Season (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) where a FBI agent tries to uncover the mysteries of the town and her own past.  Music for this week features the song Dimensions by Aaron Derington that can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com.Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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For this week's extra edition we journey inot the world of sports entertainment. First up it's a trip back to the Monday NIght Wars as I give my DVD review of The Very Best of WCW Monday Nitro (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as the 3-disc set features classic matches and moments from the glory days of WCW. Then we have a look at a man who revolutionized Mixed Martial Arts as I give my blu-ray review of UFC Ultimate Royce Gracie (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) that gives a look into the amazing career of the fighter. I wrap things up with my blu-ray review of the biggest event every year in sports entertainment the 2 disc set of Wrestlemania XXVII (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) hosted by The Rock from Atlanta, Georgia. Music for this week features the song Dimensions by Aaron Derington that can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com.Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:48pm EDT
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This week we journey inot the mystic and strange with my reviews.  First up I give some exciting news about some future release from the fine folks at Disney as part of my news package.  Then it is a journey to Rome to battle the devil as I give my blu-ray review of The Rite (courtesy of Warner Bros Entertainment) where a young priest battles to save soul along wiith Anthony Hopkins. Then it is a journey inot the woods as a group of men fight for their lives in my dvd review of Proi (Prey)  (Courtesy of eONe Entertainment) .  It's a jounrey back to television past as I give my blu-ray/dvd review of Robin of Sherwood : Set 1 (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) in ITV's classic show from the 1980's.  Then I wrap things up with a jump to present day as I give my blu-ray review of HBO's True Blood Season 3 (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment) as Sookie and Bill face off against werewolves & witches in the Deep South.  Music for this week features the song Dimensions by Aaron Deringtonthat can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com.Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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For this week's extra addition animation once again takes the spotlight.  First up we journey back to 1982 a I give my blu-ray/dvd combo review of The Last Unicorn as a mystical creature tries to find the rest of her kind.  Then we jump to modern day animation with my dvd review of American Dad : Volume 6 (courtesy of Fox Entertainment) as the Smith family faces off all kinds of challenges, including the Rapture.  With Cars 2 set to hit theatres I give my blu-ray review of The Incredibles (courtesy of Disney Entertainment) as I talk about one of my favourite Pixar films.  I wrap things up with my review of a classic Shkespearian tale, but this time lawn ornaments in my blu-ray review of Gnomeo & Juliet (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) featuring the voice talents of Ozzy Osbourne, Michael Caine and the one and only Hulk Hogan.  Music for this week features the song Dimensions by Aaron Deringtonthat can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com.Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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This episodes features reviews of some ver passionate people. First up you get my DVD review of Passion Play (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Mickey Rourke, Megan Fox & Bill Murray as a washed up jazz singers tries to win the heart of a woman with wings. Then we soar inot teanage agnst and adventure with my blu-ray review of I am Number Four (courtesy of Disney Entertanment) as teenage aliens fight to survive on earth. We then take a trip on the wild side as I give my DVD review of Kaboom (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as a young man tries to find love around some very strange events in college. I wrap things up witha journey to station 15 and give my DVD review of Rookie Blue : The Complete First Season (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as new cops brave their first days on the job. You can catch the new season of the show premiering on Global on June 16. Music for this week features the song Dimensions by Aaron Deringtonthat can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com.Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome

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On this week\s extra edition it's pirates a plenty on the podcast.  First off I tackle of couple of new blu-ray release with my review of The Violent Kind (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as a biiker gang gets mroe than they bargained for in a cabin in the woods and the movie Vanishing on 7th Street (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Hayden Christiansen, Thandie Newton & John Leguizamo where a man wakes up to find a world missing people and full of shadows.  Then you get my video game review of LEGO:Pirates of the Caribbean for the PS3 (courtesy of GameAccess.ca) as you build blocks and fire cannons on the high seas.  Finally Rob joins me as we review Pirates of the Caribbean : On Stranger Tides as Johnny Depp and Geoffrey Rush search for the fountain of youth.  Music for this week features the song Fallen Gradeur by the folks at Midnight Syndicate it can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome

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On this episode of the show all of the stories take place in the 1800's along with a brief news report at the top of the show.  First up is my audio book review of Abraham Lincoln : Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith as we take a look at a very bloodied past of a former US president.  Then it is a retro movie review as I give my blu-ray review of Wild Wild West (courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment) starring Will Smith, Kevin Kline. Kenneth Brannagh & Selma Hayek as the west gets a steampunk look.  Then it is the wild frontier of North America as I give my DVD review of Hawkeye : The Frist Frontier the Complete series (courtesy of Mill Creek Entertainment) starring Lee Horsley and Lynda Carter as ro as mance & adventure blooms  while the French & British fight it out in the Hudson Valley.  I wrap things up with a very Canadian feel as I givemy blu-ray review of Murdoch Mysteries Series 3 (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as crimes are solved in turn of the century Toronto.  Music for this episode features the songs Youv'e Got Me by Johanna Chase, Wild Streak by Becky Bishop & Southwest Serenade by David Connolly, all songs can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome

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In this episode we tackle reviews of Heroic proportions.  First up we travel back in time to the DC Universe Circa 2007 as I give my review of Graphic Audio's Infinite Crisis Part 1 as forgotten characters come back to re-write the DCU in thier own eyes.  Then we fights alongside Marvel Universe as I give my PS3 game review of Marvel Super Hero Squad : The Inifinity Gauntlet (courtesy of Game Access.ca) as the squadies team up to save Super Hero City.  Then I wrap things up with a trip to the movies as Rob joins me on our first stop in the summer movie train of reviews for our take on THOR now playing at a theatre near you.  Music for this episode features the songs Thunder by Brother Falloon & Thunder in the Underland by Skinny White Boy, both of them can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome

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For this week's extra episode I delve into some Flights of Fantasy. First up we journey back to the land of Fantasia with my DVD review of Tales From the Neverending Story (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as a young boy tries to save the life of a dieing child Empress.  Then it os off to Narnia as I give my blu-ray review of Chronicles of Narnia : Voyage of The Dawn Treader(Courtesy of Fox Entertainment) as we experience adventure on the high seas.  I wrap things up with a trip to Hogwarts (sorta) with my blu-ray review of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hollows Part 1 (courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertianment) as the young wizards battle for thier lives to destroy the dark lord.  Music for this episode features the songs Stones and Gems by Kathy Reynolds & The Magic Night by mjc, both of them can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome

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Here it is folks my 250th episode and 5th Anniversary episode that I recorded LIVE on the Talkshoe network this past Saturday with special guest co-host Dave Cooper from the Cultdom Collective podcast and frequent guest on Doctor Who Podshock.  In this special unedited edition Dave and I talk about many science fiction and fantasy shows in both movies and television.  As an added bonous you also get my quick review of Murdoch Myseries Season 2, making our way towards my upcoming blu-ray review of Murdoch Mysteries Season 3 (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) that will be featured on an upcoming episode.  Music for this week features the theintro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar that can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com .  other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome/

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Be sure to join me and special guest co-host Dave Cooper from The Cultdum Collective Podcast as we once again do a LIVE Edition of my podcast on the Talkshoe network.  We will talk about various tv shows and movies in science fiction and fantasy and take your calls as well.  Scheduled as well is returning guest podcaster/singer/actress Karmyn Tyler from the Karmynkast as I catch up with the lovely ldy in Hollywood.  Search Talkshoe for show ID 18411 starting at 10 am EST, feel free to call in at 724-444-7444 on the day to take part in the show.  Make sure to visit www.talkshoe.com to register your account today.

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This week we highlight murder, mystery and movie making.  First up we travel to the UK as I give my DVD review of ITV's Identity (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as the specialized unit tracks down theft of your very identity.  Then it is off to Toronot of the 1890's as I give my tv series review of Murdoch Mysteries Season 1 as I make my way to Season 3.  THen I wrap things up with my DVD review of The Making of PLus One (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as we explore the behind the scense of getting an independent movie making process in Cannes, France.  As an Extra bonous this week I am including in my show notes a link to Moulin Rounge (which I have reviewed on this podcast) special at 10 on MTV that can be found here as the movie celebrates it's 10th Anniversary.  Music for this week features the songs Around THe World by Natalie Brown & Who is Peter Tong by MarkovichAMP, both of them can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome

 
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This episode features a visionary movie maker, a tricky lobbyist and animated adventures in Toronto.  First off I take a look at two films from legendary film director Alejandro Jodorowsky, El Topo & The Holy Mountain (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) that have been released on Blu-ray.  Next we take a journey into th heart of Washington D.C. as I give my Blu-ray review of Casino Jack (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Kevin Spacey, Kelly Preston & John Lovitz as a lobbyist reaches for the stars.  I wrap things off with my DVD review of The Dating Guy Season 1 (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as an animated foursome purise love, life and lust in Toronto.  Music for this week features the songs Honeymoon in Las Vegas by Trailer Park Rangers & Car Crash in Vegas, both can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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For this week's extra episode I am basing my reviews on films base on true life events.  First up I give my Blu-ray review of Conviction (courtesy of Fox Entertainment) starring Hilary Swank & Sam Rockwell as a woman fights for the freedom of her jailed brother.  Then it's a journey into the mind of a serial killer as I review the Blu-ray of Dear Mr. Gacy (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as a young film student delves into the mind of a convicted killer.  I give my Blu-ray review of of 127 Hours (courtesy of Fox Entertainment) starring James Franco as a young rock climber has to fight for his very life in the   .  I wrap things up with a little bit of comedy with my DVD review of Who's the Caboose ?  (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Sarah Silverman as a young comic heads to Hollywood to pursue her dreams of stardom.  Music for this week features the songs Full Moon Over Babylon by Becky Bishop , Fallout Renegade by anemo & Hello California by Salme Dahlstrom, all of them can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome.

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This episode features angry women, blood and a thirst for vengeance.  First up is my Blu-ray review of Blood Night : The Legend of Mary Hatchet (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as an urban legend lays waste to some horny teenagers who mess with a Ouija board in a graveyard (never a good plan) .  Then we journey to the world of ballet angst with my Blu-ray review of Academy Award Winning Black Swan (courtesy of Fox Entertainment) as Natalie Portman must fight her inner demons to preform in a role of a lifetime.  We take a jounrey to Beijing China as I give my DVD review of Walking The Dead (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as a ghost with an big axe lays waste to a small town.  I wrap things up with my Blu-ray review of Steven Seagal's latest release in Born to Raise Hell (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as the real-life sheriff kicks butt in Bucharest, Romania.  Music for this week features the songs Black Swan by Belladonna, Walking on Grass by Puce Wallpaper In Hell by Leif Willumsen, all of them can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome

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For this week's extra content we are taking a journey into some b-monster movie madness.  First up is my dvd review of Roger Corman's Sharktopus (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as the waters of Mexico run deep with blood.  Then it is a journey to the far north as an ancient beast runs amok with my dvd review of Wyvern (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring a former star of Stargate SG-1.  I wrap things up with a Blu-ray double-bill release of Galaxina & The Crater Lake Monster (courtesy of Mill Creek Entertainment) as a busty female android and an a prehistoric monster take center stage.  Music for this week features the songs Shark Attack by josh & Cool Galaxy by Frenz, both can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome 

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In this episode you get a trio of lovely ladies and one very brave man on the show.  First up it is a journey back to Wizard World Toronro Comic-Con 2011 as I catch up with some famous actresses from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Battlestar Galactica.  I have a great talk with Claire Kramer  who played Glory on Buffy, as we talk about her role as a big bad on the show. Then I talk with Mercedes McNab who played Harmony on both Buffy and Angel and what it was like to work on both shows. The last lady is Kate Vernon (http://www.katevernon.com) from the revamped Battlestar Galactica, we talk about her role as Ellen Tigh and how long she had to keep one of the biggest reveals in the show hidden for.  I wrap things up with my DVD review of Discovery Channel's Man Vs. Wild Season 5 (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as Bear Grylls tackles some mof the roughest terrain in the world to give you survival tips.  Music for this week features the songs Black Hole by Victor Stellar and Anybody Driving you Wild by Sean Mormelo , all can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome 

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This week I give you some more extra content and review for your listening pleasure.  This episode features wars of different eras and galaxies along with the best food ever.  First up I give you my Blu-ray review of Fair Game (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Naomi Watts & Sean Penn as a CIA agents gets her life turned upside down.  Then  we venture to the end of the Cold War with my Blu-Ray review of Farewell (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as two run one of the key spy operations of the 20th Century.  We then go to a galaxy far far away with my video game review of LEGO Star Wars 3 : The Clone Wars for the PS3 as RTS gets introduced into the franchise.  I wrap things up with my DVD review of TLC's The Best Food Ever (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as John Goodman hosts a tour of some of the finest food in the good old USA.  Music for this week features the songs The Year Before the War by Eric Maskol, Balancing Forces by Andrea and Way to Go Mr. America by American Box , all can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome 

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On this week's show you get more coverage of Wizard World Toronto Comic-Con 2011 with a Star Wars twist to it.  First up I catch up with Dvaid Pea from Universal Designs  (http://www.udreplicas.com) as he talk about his new Star Wars line of fine leather goods.  Then I talk with actor Jeremy Bulloch (http://www.jeremybulloch.com)  who played legendary bounty hunter Bobba Fett in Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, he talks about his role in the movies and what it is like to act with a very heavy suit of armour.  My feature segment is the Billy Dee Williams Question and Answer Session with the man who played Lando Calrissian as he talks candidly about his work and even does some poetry to music as well.  Music for this week features the song Black Hole by Victor Stellar it can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome

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On this week's show you get more content from Wizard World Toronto Comic-Con that was held at the Direct Energy Centre on March 20.  First up you get some quick reviews of some of the latest demos from the Playstation Network.  From the convention floor I talk with actor David Harris who played Cochise in the cult 1979 movie The Warriors who wins the prize for the most energetic guest there.  Then we journey to a Galaxy far far away as I catch up with actor Jake Llyod who played the young Anakin Skywalker in Stars Wars Episode 1 : The Phantom Menace as he talks about working as a child actor in one of the biggest franchises in movie history.  I catch up with Ripper from the Toronto Roller Derby League (www.Torontorollerderby.com)  and what it takes to compete with her fellow ladies on wheels.  Blake and Andria join me form the Ontario Ghostbusters Club (www.ontarioghostbusters.ca) and talk about the films, fans  and the games based on the franchise.I wrap things up this week with the return of Rob to the show as we review the new movie Sucker Punch that actually had a booth at the convention.  Music for this week features the song Black Hole by Victor Stellar and Sweet Dreams by The Magnificent Andersons.  both can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome

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This week I am going the extra effort to give you extra content for this show.  In this episode you get a trio of DVD reviews centred around some truly wild individuals.  First up we journey to China and the birth of democracy with the review of Bodyguards & Assassins (courtesy of EOne Entertainment) as two groups battle out for the future of a nation.  Then we journey to the hills of West Virginia with my review of The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia (courtesy of EOne Entertainment) as filmakers profile a year in the life of the last outlaw family in the USA.  We wrap things up with a journey across the pond as I review St. Trainian's 2 & The Legend of Fritton's Gold (courtesy of EOne Entertainment) as an army of young girls fight the evil for thier school starring Rupert Everett, Colin Firth & David Tennant.  Music for this week features the songs In America by Uncle Jesus and Oh Virginia! by Cameron Ember , both be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome 

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This week it is another on-the-road edition as I head down to the Direct Energy Centre to attend the Wizard World Toronto Comic-Con 2011.  On this jam packed show I  cover stars from tv,movies and sports entertainment along with observations from the event.  First up I catch up with child actor Chandler Riggs from AMC's hit show The Walking Dead and tips for young actors along with what's to come for season 2 in the fall.  Then it's legendary WWE Superstar Tatanka (http://www.nativetatanka.com) as we talk about his recent appearance on TV, upcoming Wrestlemania and TNA.  Next up is the professional wrestler/actor Robert Maillet as we talk about his roles in 300 & Sherlock Holmes along with the importance of proper stunt equipment.  Next up is the sultry siren of Internet blogger Carol Zara (http://digitallyblonde.com) as she discusses her rise to fame and waht got her kicked off facebook.  Then it is a journey back to '90's television as I talk with actor Dustin Diamond who played Samual "Screech" Powers on Saved by the Bell.  I wrap things up with my interview with actress Kim Poirer (http://www.kimpoirier.net/) from Dawn of the Dead (2004), Decoys and SPACE channel as we talk about what it was like to work in the remake to a horror classic and blood make-up.  Music for this week features the song Black Hole by Victor Stellar that can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com. Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com). As always your comments and suggestions are welcome

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This week we take a trip to the lands of the dead.  First up I give you my audio book review of book 10 in the Argeneau Vampire series with The Rogue Hunter by Lynsay Sands as another immortal takes a crack at love.  It is then a journey to the UK as zombies roam the street in for my DVD review of Devil's Playground (courtesy of EOne Entertainment) and one woman may hold the cure.  Then it is vampire hunting time with my DVD review of The Bleeding (courtesy of Anchor Bay entertainment) starring Vinnie Jones, Michael Matthias & Kat Von D.  I wrap things up with an interview with Jerry Milani from Wizard World as we talk about the upcoming Toronto Comic-COn this coming weekend.   Music for this week features the songs Hot Sexy Girls by Joe Sibol and Zombie by Devin Anderson , both be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome 

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This week we journey with some wild women and explore the mysteries of life itself.  First up I comment on the ongoing saga which is actor Charlie Sheen and my take on what he has bneen up to.  My first review features a very erotic tale of two women who have quite the hook-up in my DVD review of  Room in Rome (courtesy of EOne Entertainment).  Then it it is off on a trip Through The Wormhole with Morgan Freeman on DVD (Courtesy of EOne Entertainment) as the Science Channel show explores space, time and life itself in this informative show from the Science Channel.  We then wrap things up with another review of classic cinema as I give you my take of All About Eve on Blu-ray (Courtesy of Fox Entertainment) when a young star tries to outshine an olde rone starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter & George Sanders.  Music for this week features the songs Blackhole by Victor Stellar and Games Without Frontiers by Echo of Souls , both be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome 

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This week the reviews takes us across many lands.  First up is my my Blu-ray review of Fire on the Amazon (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring Sandra Bullock in one of her earliest roles and before she made Speed.  Then then it is a journey to the city of lights as I give my Blu-ray review of Last Tango in Paris (courtesy of Fox Entertainment)  starring Marlon Brando.  I wrap things up with my game review of the latest MMORPG to hit the shelves as I tackle DC Universe Online and give my impressions of this new online world.  Music for this week features the songs Paris Museum by Barry Mauer and Midsummer Fires by Blood Rubyboth be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome 

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This week I crank up my reviews with some high flying action.  First up I give you some more news about the upcoming UFC event in Toronto and a line of popular games being cancelled.  It is off to the squared circle with my first review as I give my take on the new DVD from the WWE, The Big Show : A Giant's World (courtesy of EOne Entertainment) as the world's largest athelete's story gets told.  My Blu-ray review is Unstoppable (courtesy of Fox Entertainment) starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine as a runaway train is bound for disaster.  I wrap things up with worlds at war with my PS3 review of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 : Fate of Two Worlds as heroes and villains battle it out on your console.   Music for this week features the songs Here's The Show by Corbett and Free Train Runnin by TJR, both be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome 

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This week I bring the day of hearts with a plethera of angst and love.  First up I give my DVD review of Wild Cherry (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as modern teenage romance comes into focus starring Rob Schneider & Rumer Willis. Then I review one of the greatest love stories in cinema history with my Blu-ray review of An Affair to Remember (courtesy of Fox Entertainment) starring Cary Grant & Deborah Kerr.  I round things up with my Glee Season 1 (courtesy of Fox Entetainment) review on Blu-ray as young teens and adults sing their way to success and heartache.  Music for this week features the songs A Two Hour Love Affair by Cheeky Thief and Affairs of the Heart by Jacques Grant Rewired, both be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome 

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This week I am throwing in a special mini-sode edition of my podcast.  This time I am highlighting the releases of I Spit On Your Grave 1978 and the remake done last year just out on Blu-ray this week (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) and give you my take on this shocking horror classic.  Music for this week features the the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar and can be found at www.podsafeaudio.com.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome 

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This week we feature murder on many fronts.  First up you get another installment of my Tales of Toronto as I give you more impressions from my daily commute.  My audio book review this week is Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King as the author explores the monster in us all.  My animation reviews continue with my Blu-ray review of Dead Space : Aftermath (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as another video game gets animated in a very bloody way.  I conclude with my classic movie review of the week with my take on the 30th Anniversary of Raging Bull (courtesy of Fox Entertainment) on Blu-ray starring Robert DeNiro and Cathy Moriarity.   Music for this week features the songs Dark Lady by Isaac Angel & Fight The Sea by Josh Woodwardboth be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome 

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This week we journey to far away galaxies and stone cold killers.  First up I give you another chapter in my Tales of Toronto and what I think of the Ted Williams voice guy saga.  My audio book review this week is the latest Alex Cross novel by James Patterson Criss Cross as Kyle Craig moves in the kill.  Then it is off to a galaxy far far away in my video game review of Star Wars : Force Unleashed 2  for the PS3.  I wrap things up with my Blu-ray review of Stargate : Universe The Complete Season 1 (courtesy of Fox Entertainment) as the crew of The Destiny battle for thier very lives.  Music for this week features the songs Electric Universe by Fractured Existence & Universe by Tea Leavesboth be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome 

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This week my animation explosion continues on the podcast.  First up is my audio book review of Lucid Intervals by Stuart Woods as Stone Barrington is on the hunt for an ex British spy.  Then it is another journey into the Whedonverse as I give my Blu-ray review of Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 8 : the motion comic (courtesy of Fox Entertainment) as Buffy and her Slayerettes faces new challenges.  I wrap things up in a Galaxy, Far, Far Away Family Guy style with my Blu-ray review of Family Guy : It's a Trap (courtesy of Fox Entertainment) as they once again take on the Star Wars Universe.  Music for this week features the songs Lucid by Shannon Richardson & Trapped by Darrylboth be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome 

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This week is the first part of my animation explosion.  First up I give an entry in my Tales of Toronto and I rant on a recent censorship of a rock classic.  You get my audio book review of Spider Bones by Kathy Reichs as Tempe journeys to Hawaii to solve a death.  My DVD review is Archer : The Complete Season One (courtesy of Fox Entertainment) as a 60's spy gets the animated treatment.  I conclude things with my Blu-ray review of Futurama : Volume 5 (Courtesy of Fox Entertainment) as the creww of the Planet Express get a new lease on animated life.  Music for this week features the songs Mason Rocket Spy Extraordinaire by Beatnik Turtlle & Five Minutes Into The Future by The Socknockersboth be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome 

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Well it's my first show of 2011 and a great start to the new year.  First off I give some exciting news about a fiture Blu-ray release and say goodbye to a friend of the show.  This week kicks off my month of fitness with my DVD review of Billy Blanks Taebo : Insane Abs(Courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment).  Then I hit the game grid with my movie review of Tron : Legacy and wrap things up with my Blu-ray review of The A-Team (Courtesy of Fox Entertainmentas another 80's icon gets a re-launch.  Music for this week features the songs Insane by Markovich/AMP & Shower Music for the Insane by Gringo Motel, both be found at www.podsafeaudio.com along with the intro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar.  Other instrumental music is by the band Mr. Burns (www.mrburnsmusic.com).  As always your comments and suggestions are welcome 

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Sorry folks but the holiday season has me spinning and just not the time to record a show this week.  Look for my first show of 2011 to happen next week featuring reviews of the movie Tron : Legacy, DVD review of Insane Abs by fitness guru Billy Blanks and Blu-ray review of A-Team along with some entertainment news thrown in as well.  Thanks for your patience and see you next week.

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