No Batman DVD – The Detailed Story

For years fans have wanted a complete collection of the 1960s Batman TV series on DVD. Although you can find bootleg sets out there — just search “Batman TV DVD” on Google, and you’ll see plenty for $50-60 — many would willingly pay well for clean copies with nice extras, and the principals are clearly available to participate. Reportedly, the rights are tied up between Fox (which made the show and owns the episodes) and Warner Bros (which owns the […]

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Kay Francis: Tonight on TCM

The Turner Classic Movies Star of the Month this month is Kay Francis. During the first half of the 30s, she was the biggest female star in Hollywood. Her melodramatic films were guaranteed successes. Yet today, she’s forgotten. Speculation has it that that’s because of the number of bad films on her resume. It seems that, at the peak of her career, her contract had her making more than the studio heads, so in an attempt to get her to […]

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WKRP Music Cuts More Extensive Than Expected

Looks like I won’t be getting the upcoming WKRP in Cincinnati: The Complete First Season DVD set after all. At least, not if this description of music cuts is accurate. in this DVD release, there’s little more half-a-dozen real musical recordings left in. … It’s possible that Fox meant well. They’d been getting requests from fans to release it, so they did. And many of the songs that were cut are just incredibly expensive, like Pink Floyd. But ultimately, if […]

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Bat-Caruso?

Well, THAT explains a lot. David Caruso’s performance on CSI: Miami is so mannered and odd that some took to calling him Carusobot. Priest breaks the code with a strangely complete theory: he’s playing Batman. I only watch the show because I really like Ainsley. I know, her name is really Emily Procter, but I will always remember her as Ainsley. Regular CSI is much better.

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