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"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Mar 102014
 
Releases for the Week of March 11

From the Big Screen: "Inside Llewyn Davis," "The Book Thief," "Homefront" and "Out of the Furnace." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. Blasts From the Past: "Hollow Triumph" (1948), starring Paul Henreid, Joan Bennett, Thomas Brown Henry, Eduard Franz and John Qualen, is … More

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Mar 032014
 
Releases for the Week of March 4

From the Big Screen: "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" (due Friday), "12 Years a Slave" and "The Grandmaster." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. Collectibles: The top release this week is the Blu-ray debut of iconoclastic director John Waters' "Hairspray" (1988), starring Sonny … More

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Feb 252014
 
Releases for the Week of February 25

From the Big Screen: "Gravity," "Nebraska" and "Thor: The Dark World." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. Collectibles: The highlight(s) of the week: Three films from The Criterion Collection, all in Criterion's Blu-ray/DVD Dual Format Editions loaded with extras (and booklets) in sumptuous … More

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Feb 182014
 
Releases for the Week of February 18

From the Big Screen: There are no major theatrical releases coming to home video this week. Collectibles: Topping the list this week is "American Experience: 1964" (2014), a must-see, incredibly informative documentary that tracks the events that occurred in 1964, a year that saw the baby boomer generation rise to prominence with an emphasis on … More

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Feb 112014
 
Releases for the Week of February 11

From the Big Screen: "All Is Lost," "The Best Man Holiday," "Ender's Game" "The Counselor" and "Austenland." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. Collectibles: Sometimes a TV series arrives on the scene that just overturns your idea of what TV is all about … More

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Feb 032014
 
Releases for the Week of February 4

From the Big Screen: "Dallas Buyers Club," "Escape Plan," "About Time" and "Baggage Claim." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. Collectibles: At the top of the list this week is The Criterion Collection's dual-format (DVD and Blu-ray) edition of "Jules and Jim" (1962). … More

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Jan 272014
 
Releases for the Week of January 28

From the Big Screen: "Rush", "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2," "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" "The Fifth Estate" and "Last Vegas." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. Collectibles: There's a mixed bag of releases this week to add to your collection, highlighted … More

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Jan 212014
 
Releases for the Week of January 21

From the Big Screen: "Captain Phillips", "Blue Jasmine," "In a World …" "Instructions Not Included" and "Machete Kills." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. Collectibles: Highlight of the week is The Criterion Collection release of "La Vie de Boheme" (1992), a deadpan tragicomedy … More

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Jan 142014
 
Releases for the Week of January 14

From the Big Screen: "Enough Said," "Lee Daniels' The Butler," "The Spectacular Now" "You're Next," "20 Feet From Stardom," "Fruitvale Station," "Riddick" and "Carrie." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. Collectibles: Three classic film restorations come to the forefront this week. headed up … More

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Jan 072014
 
Releases for the Week of Jan. 7

From the Big Screen: "Inequality for All," "Thanks for Sharing," "I'm So Excited!" "Closed Circuit" and "Runner Runner." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. Collectibles: There's a plethora of classic foreign films coming to home video this week, headed up by two films … More

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