DVD Day: April 15th, 2008


51qqScPzn4L._SS500_.jpg? Alien vs. Predator: Requiem
Why have humans in these films? No one who buys a ticket wants to see humans talking. They want to see Alien-on-Predator action. Why not just make a whole film of that?

? Juno
A young generation of nerds is growing up, believing they will find and marry a girl who makes Thundercats references. THIS WILL NOT HAPPEN.

? In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale
With a 2% freshness rating on Rotten Tomatoes and having grossing less than a sixth of its budget, how can you afford not to get Uwe Boll’s latest masterpiece?

? Alien Nation Ultimate Movie Collection
There were five Alien Nation TV-movies? I had no idea.

? Eureka Seven Vol. 12
Yet another huge anime series in Japan ends in America with not a bang, but a whimper. In terms of sales, I mean.

? Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter

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