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A guide to television DVD sets as holiday gifts

December 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

A TV show DVD set represents more than a holiday gift that’s easy to wrap. It also demonstrates respect: you know the recipient is mentally fit and couch-ready for a viewing marathon of “Dr. Who” or “House.”
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Wal-Mart offers online gap-bridging with disc-to-digital

March 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The move announced Tuesday is meant to give consumers confidence that the discs they buy today won’t be obsolete in a few years. It’s also designed to familiarize people who have relied on disc sales with buying and collecting movies digitally.
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New on DVD: ‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Part 1’

February 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The selection of new DVD releases is a little thin this week, but one title will excite “Twilight” fans. Continue Reading

New on DVD: ‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Part 1’

February 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The selection of new DVD releases is a little thin this week, but one title will excite “Twilight” fans. Continue Reading

New on DVD this week: 1927′s ‘Wings,’ ‘50/50’

January 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

This week’s DVD releases include a high-flying film classic and a powerful tale about a man fighting cancer. Continue Reading

New DVDs: ‘Fright Night,’ ‘Panda 2,’ ‘Rise of Apes’

December 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

This week’s new DVD selections include vampires, a heroic panda and lots of monkeys. Continue Reading

POP CULTURE Q&A: Susan Heyward, Louis Jourdan, ‘The Playboy Club,’ ‘The Return of the Secaucus 7,’ etc.’

December 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A reader asks about a made-for-TV film that provided the final film role for Susan Hayward.
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Big DVD boxes mark the holiday shopping season

November 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

You’ve heard the songs. All I want for Christmas is you. Or my two front teeth. Or a white Christmas. Video marketers have another view. Continue Reading

New on DVD: ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2’

November 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Big in this week’s DVD releases is the final “Harry Potter” movie. There are also some boxed sets to consider if you are already doing your holiday shopping. Continue Reading

New on DVD: ‘Cars 2,’ ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love’

November 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Fast cars and slow love lives are featured in this week’s DVD releases. Continue Reading