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Please don’t take the commentary on the movies and TV shows too seriously, as they’re meant not to be reviews but rather previews that include the general thoughts and ramblings of a twice-committed DVD addict. The categories represent solely the author’s intentions towards the DVDs at hand, and are in no way meant to be a reflection on what he thinks other people should rent or buy. So if he ends up putting a movie you like in the “Skip it” section without having seen it, please keep in mind that the time you could spend leaving a spiteful but ultimately futile comment could instead be used for more pleasant things in life. Like buying DVDs.

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JCVD
Jean-Claude Van Damme has made some pretty questionable career choices, but whether you love or hate the guy, you really have to admire the ingenuity on display in JCVD, which is very much a response to that rather misguided career. In the film he plays himself: a broke, out-of-luck actor who’s battling for the custody of his daughter. But when he’s thrown into a real-life hostage situation, the world sees a side of Van Damme they’ve never seen before. Marking the first ever Van Damme flick to be ranked ‘fresh’ on Rotten Tomatoes, the meta, self-referential and utterly unique JCVD has been praised heavily for Jean-Claude’s touching and deeply personal performance, which—much like the depicted storyline—also shows a side of him that the world’s never seen before.
Blu-ray? Yes.
Notable Extras: Deleted scenes.

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Bride Wars Movie Trailer

Fox has released the trailer for Gary Winick‘s Bride Wars. Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson star as two best friends who become rivals when they schedule their respective weddings on the same day. In the film, Hathaway’s skin is dyed orange, Hudson’s hair turns blue, and I quickly turn away from the ticket booth clutching a $10 bill in my arms, before making a run for it. Who woulda thought that the same guy who wrote Saving Silverman would have years later come up with a the same type of movie for the completely opposite sex. As always, tell me what you think in the comments below.

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Bride Wars hits theaters on January 9th 2009.

Anne Hathaway in Bride Wars

Kate Hudson in Bride WarsLast week Kate Hudson was spotted with Blue hair, and now a orange Anne Hathaway has been caught on camera, what the hell is going on in Gary Winick’s Bride Wars?

The film tells the story of two best friends who become rivals when they schedule their respective weddings on the same day. Looks like the blue hair and orange tan job are part of the back and fourth retaliation. Yeah, the explanation isn’t as interesting as the photos themselves. The film is scheduled to hit theaters in 2009.

source: JustJared, dailystab

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