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"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Jun 242014
 
New DVD Releases for the Week of June 24

From the Big Screen: "Enemy," "Winter's Tale" and "300: Rise of an Empire." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: Ah, 1964. We were so young and naive … and when The Beatles — and "A Hard Day's Night" — stormed … More

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Jun 172014
 
Releases for the Week of June 17

From the Big Screen: "The Grand Budapest Hotel" and "The Lego Movie." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: There's three very collectible films due this week from The Criterion Collection: "Hearts and Minds" (1974): A startling and courageous film, Peter … More

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Jun 102014
 
Releases for the Week of June 10

From the Big Screen: "Non-Stop"," "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" and ""Tim's Vermeer." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: There's two prime examples of classic cinema due this week from The Criterion Collection: "L'eclisse" (1962), the concluding chapter of Michelangelo Antonioni's … More

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Jun 032014
 
Releases for the Week of June 3

From the Big Screen: "Lone Survivor," "In the Blood," "RoboCop" and "Son of God." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: "Alexander: The Ultimate Cut" (2004) : This 10th anniversary edition of Oliver Stone's epic includes a never-before-seen cut of the … More

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May 272014
 
Releases for the Week of May 27

From the Big Screen: "Endless Love." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: Now that director Wes Anderson has had a critical and boxoffice success with "The Grand Budapest Hotel" (which is due to arrive on DVD and Blu-ray on June … More

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May 192014
 
Releases for the Week of May 20

From the Big Screen: "The Monuments Men," "3 Days to Kill," "About Last Night," "Pompeii" and "Vampire Academy." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: "The Color of Lies" (1999 — France), starring Jacques Gamblin, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Sandrine Bonnaire and … More

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May 132014
 
Releases for the Week of May 13

From the Big Screen: "Her," "I, Frankenstein" and "That Awkward Moment." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: "The Dave Clark Five and Beyond: Glad All Over" (2013) This two-hour long documentary celebrates the 50th anniversary of the British invasion of … More

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May 062014
 
Releases for the Week of May 6

From the Big Screen: "Veronica Mars" For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: There's a flurry of impressive Blu-ray debuts this week: "The Big Red One: The Reconstruction" (1980) is Samuel Fuller's classic antiwar film that follows a quartet of U.S. … More

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Apr 282014
 
Releases for the Week of April 29

From the Big Screen: "Labor Day," "Gloria," "Devil's Due" and "The Legend of Hercules." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Highlights: "The Strange Woman" (1946), directed by B-movie genius Edgar G. Ulmer, is a wicked piece of melodramatic period noir set … More

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Apr 152014
 
Releases for the Week of April 15

From the Big Screen: "Ride Along," "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," "Philomena"and "The Nut Job." For more information on these and other releases this week, see the Weekly Guide to Home Video Releases. This Week's Best Bets: It doesn't get any better than this: Director: Billy Wilder. Stars: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck and Edward … More

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