Author: David Rose

VIDEO: Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)

In tribute to the late, great Robin Williams, the DVD Shelf reviews the 1987 comedic war drama Good Morning, Vietnam, which loosely tells the story of Airman Adrian Cronauer, who spent some time as a morning radio DJ over in Vietnam during the mid ’60s and took it upon himself to bring a taste of home to the American soldiers stationed in the country by providing them with lively broadcasts and playing the day’s most popular music.

VIDEO: Bad Santa (2003)

In this special holiday episode, we sit on the lap of the 2003 dark comedy Bad Santa, which stars Billy Bob Thornton as an embittered veteran con artist who spends his Christmases burglarize shopping malls with his short-of-stature business partner, played by Tony Cox, while in the guise of a department store Santa Claus and his helper elf.

VIDEO: The Green Hornet (2011)

The ongoing trend of big budget comic book movies has had its ups and downs, and one major down for many fans has been the 2011 reboot of the ’30s-era pulp crimefighter the Green Hornet, starring comedic actor Seth Rogen as a much goofier Green Hornet than we’ve ever seen before.

VIDEO: The DVD Shelf goes Hawaiian

Bursting at the seams with colorful footage filmed on-location in Hawaii, this virtual vacation will jet you off to the beautiful island of Oahu, where you’ll learn all about Hawaiian history and culture while discovering numerous filming locations seen in a handful of great movies that filmed in the islands, including The Descendants, 50 First Dates, From Here to Eternity, Elvis Presley’s Hawaii Trilogy, and even the mega-blockbuster Jurassic Park