The DVD Shelf: Krampus
In the decade's final episode of The DVD Shelf Movie Reviews, David closes out the Christmas season with a look at the 2015 holiday-themed horror/comedy Krampus
The DVD Shelf: A Christmas Story
David explores what is likely Bob Clark's most beloved film, the 1983 flop-turned-cult-classic A Christmas Story
The DVD Shelf Top Spots: 10 More Christmas TV Specials
It's been many Christmases since David listed off his top ten favorite Christmas TV Specials. Now he returns to recommend ten more specials that are worthy of adding to your Christmas marathons.
The DVD Shelf: Black Christmas
David kicks off the holiday season with the influential 1974 slasher classic Black Christmas
from director Bob Clark - yes, the same guy who would go on to direct the beloved family comedy A Christmas Story
The DVD Shelf: Tim's Vermeer
David explores Tim's Vermeer
, the fascinating 2013 documentary from legendary magic/comedy duo Penn & Teller that follows one man's mission to solve a controversial mystery surrounding 17th-century Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer!
The DVD Shelf: WNUF Halloween Special & Ghostwatch
David goes retro with a vintage-style VHS found-footage double feature with the 2013 independent horror/comedy WNUF Halloween Special
and the notorious 1992 British made-for-TV movie Ghostwatch
The DVD Shelf: Big Trouble in Little China
In this episode, David explores John Carpenter's 1986 fantasy comedy adventure Big Trouble In Little China
starring Kurt Russell!
The DVD Shelf: The Cable Guy
In this episode, David explores the 1996 comedy thriller The Cable Guy
starring Jim Carrey, directed by Ben Stiller and co-written by Judd Apatow!
The DVD Shelf Top Spots: Top 20 Greatest Summer Movies! (Part 1)
The DVD Shelf Top Spots returns as David wraps up the summer with the first half of his twenty favorite movies about summer!
The DVD Shelf: The Machinist
In this episode, David explores the 2004 psychological thriller The Machinist
starring a barely-there Christian Bale.
The DVD Shelf: Freaked & Nothing But Trouble
In his first ever full-on double feature review, David pairs together two cult comedy carnival rides that were practically made for each other - Freaked
and Nothing But Trouble
The DVD Shelf: Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
After their most excellent adventure through time, Bill and Ted have to make their way back from the afterlife and David is right along with them in the fantastically strange and wonderfully clever sequel Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
The DVD Shelf: Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
We're finally back! And to celebrate their return, David dives into the beloved '80s sci-fi/comedy classic, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
The DVD Shelf: The Elephant Man
Following the death of acclaimed British actor John Hurt, David reviews one of his most iconic performances – the severely deformed John Merrick in David Lynch's Oscar-nominated drama The Elephant Man
The DVD Shelf Top Spots: Top 10 Batman Animated Movies
To celebrate the recent release of The Lego Batman Movie
, David counts down his top ten favorite animated Batman films!
The DVD Shelf: Groundhog Day
In this episode, David revisits one of his favorite comedies of all time, Groundhog Day
starring Bill Murray!
The DVD Shelf: Stephen King's It
In this episode, David revisits the original 1990 made-for-TV miniseries It, which has since become a cult classic and briefly discusses the development of the brand new version coming in 2017.
The DVD Shelf: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
David Rose returns from an extended hiatus with a rather appropriate review of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
, the epic animated adaptation of Frank Miller’s seminal graphic novel.
The DVD Shelf: Good Morning Vietnam
In paying tribute to the late, great Robin Williams, David Rose will focus on one of his favorite starring roles - the 1987 comedic war drama, Good Morning Vietnam
The DVD Shelf: Bad Santa
David Rose sits on the lap of the 2003 dark comedy, Bad Santa
, which stars Billy Bob Thornton as an embittered veteran con artist under the guise of a department store Santa Claus.
The DVD Shelf: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of this genre essential, The DVD Shelf will dig deep under the skin and see why The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
still packs a punch after four decades and countless imitators.
The DVD Shelf: The Green Hornet
In this episode, David looks at the Green Hornet's illustrious history and then puts Seth Rogen's controversial turn as the masked vigilante to the test and sees if the film truly deserves the hate it gets.
The DVD Shelf: The DVD Shelf Goes Hawaiian
Bursting with colorful footage filmed on-location in Hawaii, this virtual vacation will jet you off to the beautiful island of Oahu to learn all about Hawaiian history and culture while discovering filming locations seen in a handful of great movies.
The DVD Shelf: A DVD Shelf Special Presentation
In this special presentation, David Rose and Andy Snyder sit down for an extended conversation about growing up living next door to each other, some of their early collaborative projects and their mutual love for the cinema.
The DVD Shelf: Falling Down
In this episode of The DVD Shelf, we'll be going a little crazy with Michael Douglas as he navigates the gritty Los Angeles landscape in Joel Schumacher’s 1993 psychological crime thriller Falling Down
The DVD Shelf: Twilight Zone The Movie
David steps into another dimension to review the 1983 anthology horror/fantasy film, Twilight Zone: The Movie
, which was divided into four separate stories that were brought to life by four of the era’s most sought-after filmmakers.
The DVD Shelf: Godzilla (1954)
In this extra large episode of The DVD Shelf Movie Reviews, David Rose delves deep into the creation of one of the most famous giant monsters in movie history, Godzilla.
The DVD Shelf: Top 10 Christmas TV Specials
Ring in the holiday season with The DVD Shelf, but in this special Christmas episode, David takes a winter vacation from movie reviewing to look at his top-ten Yule-tide TV specials.
The DVD Shelf: Batman - The 1966 Movie
In the monumental twentieth episode of The DVD Shelf, David celebrates the lighter side of The Dark Knight by delving deep into the 1966 Batman movie starring Adam West and Burt Ward as the Dynamic Duo.
The DVD Shelf: Who Framed Roger Rabbit
In the most epic installment yet of The DVD Shelf
, David takes nearly one hour to look at the beloved live-action/animation hybrid, Who Framed Roger Rabbit
The DVD Shelf: Total Recall (1990)
Recently, Hollywood has made an attempt to wipe the original Total Recall
from your memory banks, but David is here to remember it for you - wholesale.
The DVD Shelf: The King of Kong - A Fistful of Quarters
Listen up, gamers! In this episode, David looks at the 2007 documentary The King of Kong – A Fistful of Quarters
, which gives us a hilarious glimpse at the cutthroat world of retro arcade competitions.
The DVD Shelf: Arachnophobia
In this episode, David fights off a spider infestation while taking a look at the 1990 horror comedy, Arachnophobia
, starring Jeff Daniels and John Goodman.
The DVD Shelf: Ed Wood
In this episode, David takes a look at the Tim Burton film Ed Wood
, starring Johnny Depp as Edward D. Wood, Jr, one of the worst film directors in history.
The DVD Shelf: Fright Night
In this episode, David takes a look at the 1985 film Fright Night
, a classic horror flick from an era when vampires were actually scary.
The DVD Shelf: Christopher Nolan's Following
In this episode, David takes a look at the very first film from director Christopher Nolan, Following
– a black and white thriller that set the stage for his later hit films.
The DVD Shelf: The Great Outdoors
Right on time with summer, David looks at the classic summer vacation comedy, The Great Outdoors
, starring Dan Aykroyd and John Candy.
The DVD Shelf: Scrooged
To celebrate Christmas in May, David takes a look at the classic holiday comedy, Scrooged
starring Bill Murray.
The DVD Shelf: Batman - Mask of the Phantasm
For Episode 10 of The DVD Shelf, David dips back into the Batman discs with this classic cinematic spin-off of Batman: The Animated Series
The DVD Shelf: After Hours
David looks at Martin Scorsese's classic, but generally over-looked film, the 1985 comedy thriller After Hours
The DVD Shelf: American Splendor
In this episode, David dives into the life and works of legendary comic book writer and Cleveland native Harvey Pekar with the 2003 film American Splendor
starring Paul Giamatti as Pekar.
The DVD Shelf: Lars and the Real Girl
In this episode, David looks at the 2007 dramedy Lars and the Real Girl
starring Oscar nominee Ryan Gosling as Lars Lindstrom, a mentally delusional man who purchases a love doll off the internet and develops a romantic relationship with her.
The DVD Shelf: An American Werewolf in London
In this episode, David takes a look at the classic 80’s horror/comedy An American Werewolf in London
directed by John Landis, a pet project of Landis’ for over a decade before the film went into production.
The DVD Shelf: World's Greatest Dad
David takes a look at the hilarious 2009 dark comedy World’s Greatest Dad
starring Robin Williams and written and directed by legendary stand-up comic Bobcat Goldthwait.
The DVD Shelf: Winnebago Man
Ever wonder what happened to that really angry Winnebago salesman from all those YouTube videos? You’ll find out as David discusses the hilarious 2009 documentary Winnebago Man
The DVD Shelf: They Live
In this episode, David pulls John Carpenter's They Live
off the shelf, an extremely underrated sci-fi horror film from 1988 starring "Rowdy" Roddy Piper.
The DVD Shelf: UHF
In this episode of The DVD Shelf, David will be looking at the impressive career of comedic musician "Weird Al" Yankovic focusing on his '80s comedy opus, UHF
The DVD Shelf: The Dark Knight
After the endless hate towards movies that circulates on the Internet nowadays, why not dedicate a show to the love of movies? For the first episode, David features a movie that isn't hard to like: 2008’s summer blockbuster The Dark Knight