It’s not a bad idea to have a few DVDs in your collection that don’t involve zombie strippers, car chases or explosions, just for when that brainy chick you met at the coffee shop comes over for some couch time. She’ll want something a little more sophisticated.
Warner Bros is releasing four movies for jazz fans on DVD that she’ll love, and you can actually sit through. Bird, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Forest Whitaker, about the legendary Charlie Parker, comes with a 6-track bonus CD; Round Midnight from Director Martin Scorsese about the rise of jazz in 1950’s Paris, featuring a soundtrack that won Herbie Hancock an Oscar; and a couple of old jazz movie classics, Pete Kelley’s Blues and Blues in the Night.
Music, history, compelling storylines… and a way to impress cultured chicks. Almost makes a lack of car chases seem acceptable.