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On this episode of the show it's the king carnivore of the ocean, warriors in the air and a man with a memory problem.  First up we catch up with one of the deadliest creatures in the ocean with the blu-ray review of Great White Shark : A Living Legend (Courtesy of BBC Home Entertainment) where a man swims cageless with the great beast.  Then we catch up with the further animated adventires of Hiccup and his friends in the dvd review of Dreamwork's Dragons : Riders of Berk Part 1 & 2 (Courtesy of Fox Home Video) based on the How to Train Your Dragon movie.  It's the next chapter from the creators of Avatar the Last Airbender with the blu-ray review of Nickelodeon's The Legend of Korra (Courtesy of Paramount Home Video) as a teenage girl takes up the mantle Ang left behind.  It's a case of lost memories and love with the blu-ray review of Trance (Courtesy of Fox Home Video) starring James McAvoy (X-Men First Class), Vincent Cassel and Rosario Dawson.   Music for this episode features the songs Bride of the Dragon by Man Bites Dog, Airplane Eyes by The Upsidedown and Paint It by Os Improvaveis, 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 show we celebrate the 350th edition and 7th Anniversary that was recorded LIVE on the Talkshoe network.  Joining me as usual on this slightly edited show is co-host of the Cultdom Collective and regular contributor to Doctor Who Podshock, Dave Cooper.  This time around we talk about summer movies, sci-fi, his top 5 movies and of course some Doctor Who.  Music for this week features the theintro song Let's Get Ramblin by Dynamo Snackbar that can 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.

Direct download: ramble_350.mp3
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On this episode of the show it's supernatural angst, undead devotion, an amazing memory and massive monsters.  First up we once again cross the pond with the blu-ray review of Being Human (UK) Season 2 (Courtesy of BBC Home Entertainment)as the trio face a very human threat to thier very existence.  Then it's time to get CGI animated with the dvd review of The Amazing Adventures of The Living Corpse (Courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) based on the very popualr graphic novel.  We catch up with a woman with an amazing memory with the dvd review of CBS's crime series Unforgettable : The Complete First Season (Courtesy of Paramount Home Video) starring Poppy Montgomery.  I finish things off with my theatrical movie review of Pacific Rim where giant monsters and robots battle it out for the fate of humanity.  Music for this episode features the songs Living in Life by The Devil Tree, Memory Lane by Pruce Wallpaper and I am Robot by Sean Lane Fuller, 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.

Direct download: ramble_349.mp3
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On this episode of the show it's a strange road trip, a giant problem and the struggle for humanity.  First up it's a surreal journey of a strange man with the dvd review of The Rambler (Courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring Dermot Mulroney.  Then a classic fairy tale gets a new look with the blu-ray/dvd review of Jack The Giant Slayer (Courtsey of Warner Bros Home Video) starring Ewan MacGregor (Star Wars) and directed by Bryan Singer (X-Men).  Then we catch up with supernaturals from the other side of the pond with the dvd review of Being Human (UK) Season 1 (Courtesy of BBC Home Video).  Music for this episode features the songs On the Road by Rude Attitude and Human Nature by MUNK,  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.

Direct download: ramble_348.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:30pm EDT
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On this episode of the show it's the art of creation, a strange family, a deadly teams of action.  First up the art of body modification takes a deadly turn in the dvd review of a new Canadian thriller American Mary (Courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) directed by the Soska siters.  Then we go down south to pay a visit to a very strange family with the blu-ray review of Stoker (Courtesy of Fox Home Video) starring Nicole Kidman.  Then terror goes international with the blu-ray/dvd review of Cinemax's Strike Back : The Complete First Season (Courtesy of HBO Home Video) as section 20 goes into action.  It's another battle to save the world from global terror with the video game review Fuse for the PS3 (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca).  Music for this episode features the songs Another Body by OFM, Get It Back by Ruby Shuz and Slow Fuse by Greenfoot,  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.

Direct download: ramble_347.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:16pm EDT
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On this epsiode of the show it's men of steel nerve and passion.  First up John McClane is once again in the wrong place at the wrong time in the blu-ray review of A Good Day to Die Hard (Courtesy of Fox Home Video) starring Bruce Willis and Jai Courtney.  Then we take a trip to the deep South for more supernatural romance with the dvd review of Beautiful Creatures (Courtesy of Warner Bros Home Video) as a young man falls for a female magic user with a dark future.  We get the other side of the news with the blu-ray/dvd combo pack of HBO's The Newsroom : The Complete First Season (Courtesy of HBO Home Video) starring Jeff Daniels as an anchor for a fictional news network.  We got to the theatres for the latest reboot of Superman with my movie review of Man of Steel as the iconic hero fights for the future of mankind.  Music for this episode features the songs The Hard Thing by James Christensen, South Fork Crow River by Mark Jungers and Gentle Steel by Sunhaven,  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.

Direct download: ramble_346.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:37pm EDT
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On this edition of the show we tackle more fantasy fighting.  First up it's the blu-ray review of Fringe The Fifth and Final Season (Courtesy of Warner Bros Home Video) as the team tries to once and for all defeat the Observers.  Then a classic fairy tale gets a new twist with the blu-ray review of Hansel & Gretel : Witch Hunters (Courtesy of Paramount Home Video) starring Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton and Fanke Janssen.  It's time for another game of death with the blu-ray review of WWE's latest release 12 Rounds 2 : Reloaded (Courtesy of Fox Home Video) starring Superstar Randy Orton.  A classic video game franchise gets a new look with the video game review of Ratchet and Clank : Up Your Arsenal for the PS3 (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca).  Music for this episode features the songs Real Life Fairytale by Sara Overall, The Runaround by VMF and Down on the Ground by David Henderson,  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.

Direct download: ramble_extra_fantasy_fighting.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:03pm EDT
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On this episode of the show it's a journey across time.  First up we go back to 2000 with the retro blu-ray review of the comedy Bedazzled (Courtesy of Anchor Bay Home Video) starring Brendan Fraser and Elizabeth Hurley.  Then it is a tale spanning close to 300 years of history with the blu-ray review of Cloud Atlas (Courtesy of Warner Bros Home Video) starring an all-star cast including Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugo Weavng and Hugh Grant.  It's the tale of history's most powerful woman with the blu-ray review of the 50th Anniversary Edition of Cleopatra (Courtesy of Fox Home Video) starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rex Harrison and Richard Burton.  An island resort gets invaded by the walking dead with the video game review of Dead Island for the PS3 (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca).  Music for this episode features the songs Rest of My Life by Roger, Queen of Me by Natalie Brown and Dead Again by Lejeune, 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.

Direct download: ramble_345.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:48pm EDT
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In this episode of Extra we get under your skin.  First up it's a trip to the squared circle for the 2-disc blu-ray of WWE's The Top 25 Rivalries in Wrestling History (Courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as we at the chemistry of Superstars in WWE, WCW, ECW and more.  Then a woman gets more of a tatoo then she bargained for with the dvd review of Comforting Skin (Courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) in the journey of a woman into madness.  It's a trip down south to Bom Temps for the blu-ray/dvd combo review of HBO's True Blood Season 5 (Courtesy of Warner Bros/HBO Home Video) as the Vampire Authority takes control.  It's time to rev your engines  agains for my theatrical movie review of Fast and Furious 6 starring Vin Diesel, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Paul Walker.  Music for this episode features the songs Comfortable by The Fundemental Elements, True by True Magrit and Too Much Too Young Too Fast by Airbourne, 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.

Direct download: ramble_extra_under_your_skin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:33pm EDT
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On this episode of the show we take a ride of the super side of things.  First up it's a trip back to 2006 with my retro blu-ray moview review of My Super Ex-Girlfriend (Courtesy of Anchor Bay Home Entertainment) starring Luke Wilson and Uma Thurman where breaking up could be hazardous to your health.  Then we join the Superstars of the WWE for the 2 disc blu-ray review of Wrestlemania 29 (Courtesy of eOne Entertainment) for the annual showcase of the immortals.  It's the man of steel vs. the brain beyond the stars with the vlu-ray review of Superman Unbound (Courtesy of Warner Bros Home Video) featuring the voices of Matt Boomer (White Collar) and John Noble (Fringe) in the latest DC Universe Animated Movie.  It's a battle to the finish in the DCU with the video game review of Injustice : Gods Amoung Us for the PS3 (Courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca).  Music for this episode features the songs SuperQueen by The Tone Poets, My Brother is Superman by Gretchen Smith and Gods Don't Worry by Stanley Lucas Revolution, 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.

Direct download: ramble_344.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:29pm EDT
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On this epsiode of the show we visit some people with very little shame.  First up it's a trip back to the birth of one of the biggest states in the USA with the dvd review of James A Michener's Texas (Courtesy of Paramount Home Video).  Then it's across the pond for a new French film where revenge comes from down a barrel of a gun with teh dvd review of Calibre 9 (Courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment).  Then it is to the streets of Chicago to catch up the Galllagher family with the dvd review of Showtime's Shameless : The Complete Second Season (Courtesy of Warner Bros Home Video) starring William H. Macey and Joan Cusak.  It's a vacation gone very bad with the video game review of one the the trippiest games I have played ina  long time, Far Cry 3 for the PS3 (Courtesy of wwww.gameaccess.ca).  Music for this episode features the songs Lord I Need a Gun by Ryan T. Rockers Esquire, It's A Shame by Chad Farran and Cryin Shame by Fundemental Elements, 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.

Direct download: ramble_343.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00pm EDT
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On this episode of the show we tackle some men of iron body and mind.  First up its a case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time in the dvd review of Pawn (Courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring Michael Chiklis, Ray Liotta and Forest Whitaker.  Then it's a man on a mission with the blu-ray review of Jack Reacher (Courtesy of Paramount Home Video) starring Tom Cruise based on the novel One Shot by Lee Child.  It's more of the animated adventures from Marvel Studios and Madhouse animation with the dvd review of Iron Man : Rise of Technovore (Courtesy of Sony Home Video) as the heroe must fight against technology to a new level.  We wrap things up with the theatrical movie review of Iron Man 3 as he battles the new threat of the Mandarin and you may be surprised on what I say.  Music for this episode features the songs Only a Game by The Suicide Denial, The Suitcase Life by The Las Vegas and Suit Imposter Prophecy by Flickershow, 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.

Direct download: ramble_342.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:17pm EDT
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On this episode of the show it's action in your house, comedy on the big island, a supernatural mystery and surving the dead.  First up we look back at some more wrestling action from the Attitude Era with the 2-disc blu-ray release of WWE's The Best of In Your House PPV Classics 1995-1999 (Courtesy of eOne Entertainment) hosted by Todd Pettengill.  It's another special from Comedy Central with the blu-ray review of Aloha Fluffy : Gabriel Iglesias Live From Hawaii (Courtesy of Paramount Home Video) as the comedian takes his act to the sunny shores of Hawaii.  Then two guys have to save the world from a supernatural terror withe the dvd review of John Dies at The End (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring Rob Hayes, Chase Williamson, Clancy Brown and Paul Giamatti.  It's time to tackle the world of the undead with the video game review of The Walking Dead : Survival Instinct for the PS3 (Courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca) starring the voices of Norman Reedus and Michael Rooker.  Music for this episode features the songs Looking To The Sun by Jacques Grant Rewired, New Best Friend by Lejeune and Walk The Streets by Jamison Young, 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.

Direct download: ramble_341.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:51pm EDT
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On this edition of the show its reviews for all of mankind.  First up it's a trip to a post-apocalyptic future with the dvd review of Manborg (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) as a small group of heroes face off agant the evil Count Draculon in this tribute to 80's sci-fi.  Then it's the story of a hardcore legend with the blu-ray review of WWE's For All Mankind : The Life and Career of Mick Foley (Courtesy of eOne Entertainment).  It's a trip to the Oval Office with the blu-ray review of HBO's VEEP : The Complete First Season (Courtesy of HBO Home Video) starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as the vice president of the USA.  We then return to the world of a very sneaky rodent withg the video game review of Sly Cooper : Thieves in Time for the PS3 (courtesy of  www.gameaccess.ca) as the thief must save his very existence with teh help of his friends.  Music for this episode features the songs The Man by 1000 Miles from Home, Vice by heroine and I Would Steal The Sun by John Dolan Russell, 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.

Direct download: ramble_340.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:15pm EDT
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On this episode of Extra we tackles some matters of faith in various forms.  First up some grand-parents get a lesson in modern parenting with the blu-ray review of the comedy Parental Guidance (Courtesy of Fox Home Video) starring Bette Midler, Billy Crystal and Marisa Tomei.  Then some film students faith in the supernatural is tested ot its limits in the blu-ray review of the thriller Grave Encounters 2 (courtesy of Anchor Bay Home Video) as they tackle a haunted asylum.  Then its back to Chigaco for more adventures of the crime solving Priest and Nun in the dvd review of Father Dowling Mysteries : The Complete Third & Final Season (Courtesy of Paramount Home Video) as they tackle Mummies, murderers, monkeys and madmen starring Tom Bosley and Tracy Nelson.  We then cover what some call the greatest story ever told with the blu-ray review of the epic 10 part mini-series The Bible (Courtesy of Fox Home Video) produced by Mark Burnett (Survivor) and Roma Downey (Touched by an Angel).  Music for this episode features the songs The Graveyard by Outside, Empty Hallways by Joe Sibol and A Sory by KIss Her For The Kid, 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.

Direct download: ramble_extra_matters_of_faith.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:37pm EDT
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On this edition of the show it's time to get a little animated.  First up we travel to Africa for the blu-ray review of the high flying Adventures in Zambezia (Courtesy of Sony Home Video) starring the voices of Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy and Samuel L. Jackson.  Then it is off to the far East with the blu-ray review of LEGO Ninjago : Masters of Spinjitzu Season 2 (Courtesy of Warner Bros Home Video) as we witness the rise of the green ninja.  Then it's a trip to a glaxay far, far away with some double brick action with the dvd review of LEGO Star Wars : The Empire Strikes Out (Courtesy of Fox Home Video) as the heroes of the rebellion faces new challenges with the voice of Anthony Daniels.  Then we explore the origins of a classic video game character with the video game review of Tomb Raider for the PS3 (courtesy of www.gameacces.ca) as a teenage Lara Croft fights for her life on a dangerous island.  Music for this episode features the songs I Spin Forever by Watched Pots, Kiss the Weapon by Hokum and Secret Island in the Sun by Boon, 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.

Direct download: ramble_339.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:09pm EDT
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In this episode of the show we visit a variety of very interesting houses.  First up we travel to the city of angesl with the blu-ray review of Small Apartments (courtesy of Sony Home Video) as we visit a very unique apartment complex starring Matt Lucas, James Caan, James Marsden and Billy Crystal.  Then it's a trip back to post Thatcher England with the classic British tv series blu-ray review of The House of Cards Trilogy (courtesy of BBC Home Video) starring Ian Richardson.  It's time to lower our culture some with the dvd review of The Jersey Shore : The Uncensored 6th and Final Season (courtesy of Paramount Home Video) as more hijinks resume at Seaside Heights for one last time.  It's mayhem in the sky with the video game review of Bioshock : Infinite for the PS3 (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca) as you fight to save the life of a young girl.  Music for this episode features the songs Hypnopower by Tea Leaves, Jersey Girl by The Plastics and Will The Circle Be Unbroken by Jim Beggs, 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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On this epsiode of the show it's the battle of the sexes across the sands of time.  With Wrestlemania 29 happening I thought it would be time to catch up with a WWE Legend in the 2-disc blu-ray review of Bret Hitman Hart : The Dungeon Collection (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) as the preformer takes you through some new unreleased matches.  Then a wronged woman takes revenge to a new level with the blu-ray review of Girls Against Boys (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) with the help of a crazy friend.  We then look back at a classic tale of revenge in the dvd review of Cecil B DeMille's 1949 classic Samson and Delilah (courtesy of Paramount Home Video) starring Victor Matue, Hedy Lamarr and a very young Angela Lansbury.  It's a look at the making of the classic movie Psycho with the blu-ray review of Hitchcock (courtesy of Fox Home Video)  starring Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren and Scarlett Johansson.  Music for this episode features the songs Girls of Los Angeles by Jenkki, Cactus Dave's Revenge by The Pike Bishops and Darkest Fear by The Slashdogs, 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.

Direct download: ramble_338.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:10pm EDT
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On this episode of the show we tackle an amusemant park gone crazy, hard-shelled heroes, a boy vs tiger and the rise of a god.  First up it's the blu-ray review of Michael Chrichton's first movie Westworld (courtesy of Warner Bros Home Video) starring James Brolin and Yul Brynner.  Then it's the new adventures of the heroes in a half-shell with the dvd review of Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles : Rise of The Turtles (courtesy of Paramount Home Video) as the green machine takes on streets of New York City.  It's the epic journey of a young man with the blu-ray review of Ang Lee's Life of Pi (courtesy of Fox Home Video) as he tries to share a lifeboat with a Bengal Tiger.  Then it is time to explore the origins of the most famous son of Sparta with the video game review of God of War : Ascension for the PS3 (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca). Music for this episode features the songs Morning Light Western Town by David Elias, Real Life Fairytale by Sara Overall and Smells Like War by Chamberlin Rasmussen, 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.

Direct download: ramble_337.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:17pm EDT
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On this episode of the show we dip into the past for adventure and treasure.  First up  it's a trip back to the 80's with the blu-ray review of the 25th Anniversary Edition of Willow (courtesy of Fox Home Video) starring Warwick Davies and the creative forces of Ron Howard and George Lucas.  Then we go back in time to the 60's of tv with the DVD review of the release of Doctor Who and The Reign of Terror (courtesy of BBC Home Video) starring the 1st Doctor William Hartnell.  It's a journey back to the 14th Century with the blu-ray review of Ken Follet's Epic 8-Part mini series World Without End (courtesy of Sony Home Video) as the trials of Kingsbridge continue.  It's time to look back on one fo the launch titles for the PS3 with the video game review of Uncharted : Drake's Fortune (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca) as he searches for a family fortune.  Music for this episode features the songs Small Everything by Andy Mac, One World by EL84 and Lining of Gold by Tiedye Keith, 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.

Direct download: ramble_extra_worlds_of_wonderment.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30pm EDT
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On this episode of the show we join the corps of some legendary warriors.  First up is the blu-ray review of the WWE's latest movie The Marine 3 : Homefront (courtesy of Fox Home Video) starring Mike "The Miz" Mizanin.  Then we head to space with the blu-ray review of Ultramarines : A Warhammer 40K Movie (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) where war is not about victory, it's about glory starring the voices of Terrance Stamp, John Hurt and Sean Pertwee.  Then it is off to the jungles of Colombia where some soldiers discover a dark secret in blu-ray review of The Squad (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) in this dark thriller.  It's a trip back to WW2 with the DVD review of Company of Heroes (courtesy of Sony Home Video) where a small unit of Allied soliders must prevent a new weapon from being unleashed starring Tom Sizemore, Neal McDonough, Vinnie Jones and Jurgen Prochnow.  Music for this episode features the songs Takin' me Home by Heather Sullivan, Intermission by Tanskei and Good Company by Ruby Roses, 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.

Direct download: ramble_336.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:28pm EDT
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On this episode of the show it's sessions with 5the stars.  First up a veteran baseball scout struggles with his career and daughter with the blu-ray review of Trouble With The Curve (courtesy fo Warner Bros Home Video) starring Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams and Justin Timberlake.  Then a young mom has to do what she cna to survive in the DVD review of The Client List : The Complete First Season (courtesy of Sony Home Video) starring Jennifer Love Hewitt.  An ex-coach turns to the oldest profesion in the world to make ends meet in the blu-ray review of HBO's Hung : The Complete Third Season (courtesy of Warner Bros Home Video) starring Thomas Jane and Anne Heche.  A man in an iron-lung wants a chance to experience sex in the blu-ray review of The Sessions (courtesy of Fox Home Video) starring Helen Hunt.  Music for this episode features the songs I'm In Trouble by Grey Tinkelenberg, Can't Help Myself by Kyohsi and Let Me Breathe by Caroline Coon, 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.

Direct download: ramble_335.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:07pm EDT
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On this edition of the show it's things that go bump in the night take centre stage.  First up it's the supernatural thriller where when you believe you die in the blu-ray review of The Apparition (courtesy of Warner Bros Home Video) starring Tom Felton (Harry Potter).  Then a true crime writer discovers a terrible secret in the dvd review of Sinister (courtesy of Alliance Films) starring Ethan Hawke.  A horror movie classic takes on a terrifying reality in the blu-ray review of Mimesis : Night of the Living Dead (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment).  Things turn to the darker side with the dvd review of Being Human (US) The Complete Second Season (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) including my quick interviews with Meagan Rath and Sam Huntington from last year's Toronto Wizard World Comic-Con.  Music for this episode features the songs Spirits of the Night by Rewired, Big Trouble Tonight by Mark Joyce and If You Weren't Human by OFM, 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.

Direct download: ramble_334.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:16pm EDT
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On this epsiode of the show were dealing with some hard hitting action and humour.  First up two screen tough guys collide in the blu-ray review of The Package (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring Steve Austin and Dolph Lundgren.  Then it is terror under a blanket of snow in the blupray review of Deadfall (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Eric Bana, Olivia Wilde, Kris Kristofferson and Sissy Spacek.  It's time to catch up with the Legendary 007 with the blu-ray review of Skyfall (courtesy of Fox Home Video) where the spy fights for his very existence.  We wrap things up with move adventures of the canine kind in the animated blu-ray review of Scooby-Doo : Mask of The Blue Falcon (courtesy of Warner Bros. Home Video) as terror strikes a big comic book convention.  Music for this episode features the songs She Falls Away by Andy Mac, Touch The Sky by Frenz and Hummingbird by Ocean Alexander, 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.

Direct download: ramble_extra_hereos_under_fire.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:26pm EDT
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On this episode of the show it's battles for justice and power.  First up 4 young Super-Heroes find themselves trpa in a deadly game in All Superheroes Must Die (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) that they cannot loose.  Then we take a trip back in Sports Entertainment with the 3-disc DVD review of The Best of WCW Monday Nitro Volume 2 (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) hosted by Diamond Dallas Page.  We follow the final adventures of the popular detective/autohor with the blu-ray review of HBO's Bored To Death : The Complete Third Season (courtesy of Warner Bros Home Video) starring Ted Danson, Jason Schwartzman and Zack Galifiankis.  We wrap things up with the DVD review of the new comedy Here Comes The Boom (courtesy of Sony Home Video) starring Kevin James, Salam Hayek and Henry Winkler.  Music for this episode features the songs If I Die by KlassicK Productions, Death of Soul by Brothers Falloon and Hero by Parth, 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.

Direct download: ramble_333.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:15pm EDT
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On this edition of the show it's the many forms of a little love and affection.  First up is the DVD review of Blue-Eyed Butcher (courtesy of Sony Home Video) where a housewife gets pushed over the edge of sanity.  Then a baby-sitter gets more than she bargained for in the DVD review of Sick Boy (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) in this dark story of a very messed up family.  It's love in the jungle (of the PG variety) with the animated DVD review of Madly Madagascar (courtesy of Fox Home Video) as we join Marty, Melman, Gloria and Alex for more hijinks when King Julian finds a love potion.  We take to the skies for the blu-ray review of Flight (courtesy of Paramount Home Video) starring Academy Award Winnner Denzel Washington and directed by Robert Zemeckis (Castaway, Forrest Gump) in a sotry about a very flawed hero.  Music for this episode features the songs Sick by Blue Valentine, Could This Be Love by Frenz and Addict by Josh Preston, 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.

Direct download: ramble_extra_flights_of_addiction.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:51pm EDT
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On this episode of the show its a young man finding his place in life, the stars of of WWE, a Dark Knight rises and some southern justice.  First up it is the blu-ray review of Lightning Bug (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) starrring Bret Harrision and Laura Prepon in the directorial debut of the man behind the monsters of Buffy and Angel.  Then it's time to catch up with the the stars of the WWE with the blu-ray review of The Best of Raw & Smackdown 2012 (courtesy of eOne Entertainment).  The Caped Crusader continues his quest to bring justic to Gotham with the blu-ray review of Batman : The Dark Knight Returns : Part 2 (courtesy of Warner Bros Home Video) starring the voices of Peter Weller, Ariel Winter and Michael Emerson.  It's law Southern Style with the blu-ray review of Justified : The Complete Third Season (Courtesy of Sony Home Video) starring Timothy Olyphant and Walton Groggins.  Music for this episode features the songs Bug Song by Emaline Delapaix, Superstar by Dirtywhite Fashion and Sweet Resolution by Reach, 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.

Direct download: ramble_332.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:16pm EDT
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On this episode of Extra it's the Way of The Gun as my reviews focus on some gun weilding action.  First up a police officer must skirt the edges of the law to find justice in the DVD review of Officer Down (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring Stephen Dorff, Anna Lynne McCord and James Woods.  Then it's a movie of a man you do do not eant to mess with the blu-ray review of Taken 2 (courtesy of Fox Home Video) and Taken 1 starring Liam Neeson, Maggie Sawyer and Famke Janssen.  old soldiers never die, they just get re-animated in the blu-ray/dvd review of Universal Soldier : Day Of Reckoning (courtesy of eOne Entertainment) starring Jean-Calude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren and Scott Adkins.  We wrap things up with the return of a legendary assassin in the video game review of Hitman : Absolution for the PS3 (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca) as he tries to save the life of a very special young girl.  Music for this episode features the songs Taken Away by Trick Sensei, Foot Soldier by The Stepfordf Five and New Gun by The Weedies, 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.

Direct download: ramble_extra_way_of_the_gun.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:47pm EDT
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On this episode of the show it's a man haunted by his past, a family haunted by spirits and a hero haunted by his mistakes.  To start the show I talk about the series finale of Fringe and how I think should get an Emmy this year.  First up for reviews is screen veteran Danny Glover in one of his finest preformances to date in the blu-ray review of Donovan's Echo (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) co-starring Bruce Greenwood.  Then we meet the supernatural of the raunchy kind in the DVD review of 30 NIghts of Paranormal Activity With The Devil Inside The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (courtesy of Fox Home Video).  Frank Miller's Epic tale of Batman comes to life with the blu-ray review of Batman : The Dark Knight Returns Part 1 as the Caped Crusader fights to take back Gotham City.  Music for this episode features the songs Night Must Fall by Micahael Martin and Lady of the Dark by The Quintessentials, both 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.

Direct download: ramble_331.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:48pm EDT
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On this episode of the show its's memories, missions and the legendary Marilyn.  First up you get my 3-disc blu-ray/dvd edition of Total Recall (2012) (courtesy of Sony Home Video) starring Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel in this new take of the Phillp K. Dick classic.  Then it's more animated adventures of everyone's favourite spy with the DVD review of Archer : The Complete Season Three (courtesy of Fox Home Video) as the gang at ISIS get into more trouble with guest star Burt Reynolds.  It's time to re-visit one of Hollywood's legendary blondes with the blu-ray review of Forever Marilyn (courtesy of Fox Home Video)  as we look back at some of her movies in this 7-disc set.  It's a blonde with an attitude as we catch up with Juliet in the video game review of Lollipop Chainsaw for the PS3 (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca) as she chops her way through a horde of the undead.  Music for this episode features the songs Blocked Memory by Chi Weapon, Diamonds by Engine 11 and Foreverland by Belladonna, 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. 

Direct download: ramble_extra_memory_missions_and_marilyn.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:35pm EDT
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On this first episode of 2013 it's tales from beyond death and lands far away.  First up it's a trip to the wilds of Alaska with the blu-ray review of Beyond (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) starring Jon Voight as a man looking to rescue a small girl.  Then we travel to the world of dwarves, trolls and hobbits with the video game review of LEGO : Lord of The RIngs for the PS3 (courtesy of www.gameaccess.ca) and for the Nintendo DS (courtesy of WB Games), saving the world one brick at a time.  It's time to take your favourite heroes and villians and battle with the video game review of Guardians of MIddle-Earth for Xbox 360 (courtesy of WB Games).  Music for this episode features the songs Beyond All Limits by The JOL Trio and Arabic Mission Impossible by Saed alhashem, 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. 

Direct download: ramble_330.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:16pm EDT
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On this last show of 2012 you get the troubles of young boy, the dark side of the holidays, a jump into the future and a look back iin sports entertainment.  First up it's the blu-ray/dvd combpo review of Diary of A Wimpy Kid : Dog Days (courtesy of Fox Home Video) as Greg faces the challenges of summer vacation.  Then it's another horror holiday dvd review with Silent Night (courtesy of Anchor Bay Entertainment) where you don't want this Santa coming down your chimney.  Then we leap into the 30th century with the animated dvd review of Futurama Volume 7 (courtesy of Fox Home Video) where we catch up with the gane from Planet Express.  It's a look back to the year that was in PPV with the blu-ray review of WWE's Best PPV Matches of 2012 (Courtesy of eOne Entertainment) coveting some of the top matches of the past year.  Music for this episode features the songs Summer Days by caefbar 401, Five Minutes Into The Future by The Socknockers and New Year by Emissary, 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. 

Direct download: ramble_extra_year_end_special_2012.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:48pm EDT
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