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What to expect from DVDs of nontheatrical movies and special programs.

Fest Selects: Best Gay Shorts Vol. 1 (DVD Review)   8 Jun, 2011

This is a welcome set in that its strengths outweigh its weaknesses, showcasing some of the finest shorts that gay film has to offer.More>>

Last Word, The (DVD Review)   22 Mar, 2009

'The Last Word' premiered at the Sundance film festival in 2008 but never received a wide release. The dialogue is witty and sharp, the performances are first-rate, and it probably would have made a modest showing at the box office. But home video should give this wonderfully quirky indie a chance...More>>

Last Word
Djinn (DVD Review)   5 Feb, 2009

Budding filmmakers can learn a lot from 'Djinn,' which is practically a do-it-yourself video on how to make and distribute a movie.More>>

Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog (DVD Review)   26 May, 2009

What is that indelible quality that makes ardent fans want to embrace anything Joss Whedon creates?More>>

Dr. Horrible
Mulligan (DVD Review)   8 Mar, 2009

A few moments of annoyance aside, 'Mulligan' is a solid effort that hits the right buddy-comedy notes. (Prebook 3/10/09; Street Date 4/14/09)More>>

Katt Williams: It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’ (DVD Review)   9 Nov, 2008

Popular comedian Katt Williams riffs on the personal, political and absurd in his latest stand-up special, filmed at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.More>>

Katt Williams
In Your Dreams (DVD Review)   15 Mar, 2009

The British film 'In Your Dreams' is a romantic comedy somewhat reminiscent of 'Bruce Almighty.' (Prebook 3/17/09; Street Date 4/14/09)More>>

In Your Dreams
GPS: The Movie (DVD Review)   22 Feb, 2009

'GPS' turns out to be a decent horror-film throwback that uses Geocaching as a plot device to set up the slasher scenario.More>>

GPS The Movie
Viking Saga: Son of Thor, A (DVD Review)   9 Nov, 2008

Falling squarely in the category of something you don’t see everyday, 'A Viking Saga' is an intense, atmospheric drama set, unexpectedly, in Scandinavia in the ancient Viking age.More>>

Viking Saga
Sensation of Sight, The (DVD Review)   31 Aug, 2008

The film will play best with auteurs, acting students and people who liked 'Lost in Translation,' but with the caveat that it has few happy or even funny moments.More>>

Sensation of Sight