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"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Nov 132017
 
New Releases for the Week of November 14

From the Big Screen: "Wind River" and "Atomic Blonde." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. DVD Collectibles: Donna Deitch’s swooning and sensual first narrative feature, "Desert Hearts" (1985), was groundbreaking upon its 1985 release: A love story about two women, made entirely independently, on a … More

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Nov 062017
 
New Releases for the Week of November 7

From the Big Screen: "Cars 3" and "The Glass Castle." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. DVD Collectibles: Two classics from the 1940s make their way to home entertainment shelves this week: When a Los Angeles police officer is savagely gunned down, a city-wide manhunt … More

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Oct 302017
 
New Releases for the Week of October 31

From the Big Screen: "The Dark Tower" and "Kidnap." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. Happy Halloween With the orange spectre of Halloween rising Tuesday night, the home entertainment studios wisely figured that October 31 would not be good day to release first-tier offerings. Hence, … More

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Oct 232017
 
New Releases for the Week of October 24

From the Big Screen: "War for the Planet of the Apes" and "Annabelle: Creation." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: With Halloween fast approaching, there's three fabulous thrillers coming your way — from the Golden Age of Hollywood, from the decadent 1960s, … More

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Oct 162017
 
New Releases for the Week of October 17

From the Big Screen: "Spider-Man: Homecoming" and "Girls Trip." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: There's two idiosyncratic films from two idiosyncratic directors this week, both from The Criterion Collection: Stanley Kubrick bent the conventions of the historical drama to his own … More

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Oct 102017
 
New Releases for the Week of October 10

From the Big Screen: "Baby Driver," "The Beguiled," "The House" and "Wish Upon." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: There's a trio of classic films due this week, headed up by a pair of restorations from the 1940s: "The Sea Wolf" (1941), … More

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Oct 022017
 
New Releases for the Week of October 3

From the Big Screen: "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," "A Ghost Story" and "The Book of Henry." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: Arrow Video/MVD Entertainment has restored one of the best comedies of all time, "A Fish … More

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Sep 262017
 
New Releases for the Week of September 26

From the Big Screen: "Transformers: The Last Knight" and "47 Meters Down." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: There's a pair of ghoulish delights coming to home video this week: "Bride of Re-animator [Limited Edition Steelbook Blu-ray]:" (1989) The success of Stuart … More

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Sep 192017
 
New Releases for the Week of September 19

From the Big Screen: "Wonder Woman," "The Big Sick," "The Hero," and "Certain Women." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Best Bets: Our top pick for the week is a foreign gem — Bulgaria's submission for Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th … More

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Sep 112017
 
New Releases for the Week of September 12

From the Big Screen: "The Mummy," "Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie," "It Comes at Night," and "Beatriz at Dinner." For more information on other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: Before "Woodstock" and "Monterey Pop," there was "Festival" (1967). From 1963 to 1966, Murray Lerner visited … More

 Posted by on September 11, 2017 No Responses »