Ken Korman  |  Nov 06, 2005  |  0 comments
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Hollywood remakes don't always fall short of the mark, but the new take on The Longest Yard
Brandon Grafius  |  Nov 06, 2005  |  0 comments

Family Guy was canceled after its third season, but phenomenal DVD sales and a successful afterlife in reruns have brought the series back to prime time again. To celebrate, creator Seth MacFarlane picks his Top 5 episodes for Family Guy: The Freakin' Sweet Collection (20th Century Fox; Series •••, Picture/Sound ••½, Extras ••).

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The Hammer Horror Series Universal, 2 double-sided discs Movie •••
Peter Pachal  |  Nov 06, 2005  |  0 comments

There were a lot of announcements at Apple's recent gala press event touting the iPod nano, but conspicuously absent was any news about a video iPod. Apple, it seems, is content to let everybody else fight over the small market for portable video players (PVPs) - at least for now.

Rad Bennett  |  Nov 06, 2005  |  0 comments
20th Century Fox
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Al Griffin  |  Nov 06, 2005  |  0 comments

Badly dubbed dialogue and exaggerated acting make martial-arts movies unintentionally funny (to Westerners, at least). But in Kung Fu Hustle (Sony; Movie ••••, Picture/Sound ••••½, Extras •••• ), director Stephen Chow sets out to grab laughs by mining the genre's clichés.

Michael Antonoff  |  Nov 06, 2005  |  0 comments

On first glance, Slingbox looks more like a giant foil-wrapped candy bar than a piece of sophisticated electronics. But it's actually a new product that lets you watch TV from your cable box or digital video recorder (DVR) on any PC attached to your home network or, for that matter, any PC in the world with a broadband Internet connection.

Ken Richardson  |  Nov 06, 2005  |  0 comments

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Free the Bees Astralwerks
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To their credit, the Bees are more adept than most at cross-pollination.
Ken Korman  |  Nov 06, 2005  |  0 comments
Movie •••½ Picture/Sound •••½ Extras •••½
In this sleek and stylish crime thriller