Michael Jackson: This Is It

Part Two: October 2009 | 8 Sep 2009 // 4:00 PM

The banquet continues to get bigger during this equally elephantine cinematic salad course. Everything, from another unnecessary helping of serial killer Jigsaw to a pair of takes on two famous literary classics turn up this month. So do the standard spook shows, Romcoms, stunt spectaculars, and other familiar (if often tasty) samples of celluloid cuisine.


'WWII in HD,' 'Michael Jackson: This Is It' tops Blu-ray releases | 27 Jan 2010 // 9:46 PM

A must-see documentary, "WWII in HD" (A&E, 2009, $39.95), and a vivid look at a pop icon, "Michael Jackson: This Is It" (Sony, 2009, $39.95), lead a short

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