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"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Sep 242013
 
The Lone Ranger: Dec. 17

  The famed masked hero is brought to life through new eyes. Native American spirit warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp) recounts the untold tales that transformed idealistic lawyer John Reid (Armie Hammer) into a legend of justice — as the two unlikely heroes must learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption in the … More

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Sep 182013
 
Criterion December Releases

  In December, Criterion will release Martin Scorsese's "World Cinema Project," a box set collecting six amazing, rarely seen films from around the world in recent major digital restorations. "Each and every title is precious to me," says Scorsese of these films, which hail from Mexico, Senegal, South Korea, and elsewhere. Next up is the … More

 Posted by on September 18, 2013 No Responses »
Sep 132013
 
Criterion November Releases

  There will be something for everyone on your holiday shopping list this November from Criterion. For the action admirer, there is quite the gift: "Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman," a lavish, gorgeously illustrated collector’s set featuring the iconic Japanese blade master in twenty-five exhilarating adventures. For lovers of classic comedy, there will be an extras-laden … More

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Sep 132013
 
Lovelace

Due November 2: In 1972 — before the internet, before the adult film explosion — "DDeep Throat" was a phenomenon: the first scripted adult theatrical feature film, featuring a story, some jokes, and an unknown and unlikely star, Linda Lovelace. Escaping a strict religious family, Linda Susan Boreman discovered freedom and the high-life when she … More

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Sep 132013
 
Warner Archive Collection: Sept. 10: Six Guns & Pre-Codes

Garner: Greatness NICHOLS: THE COMPLETE SERIES (1971-72) This seldom seen, never-syndicated TV gem is a true one-season wonder courtesy of the legendary James Garner and scribe Frank R. Pierson (Cat Ballou). True to his 'maverick' self and the megawatt star power he gained via his breakout movie work, Garner returned to TV in 1971 on … More

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Sep 132013
 
Grown Ups 2

Due November 5: After reuniting with his high school classmates three summers before (in 2010's "Grown Ups"), Lenny (Adam Sandler), decides he wants to move his family back to his hometown and have them grow up with his gang of childhood friends and their kids. But his idyllic life is punctuated by the same craziness … More

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Sep 012013
 
White House Down

Due November 5: Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service to protect the President. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, and, coincidentally, during their visit, the complex is overtaken by a heavily … More

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Jul 302013
 
Criterion's October Releases

In the 1960s, Michelangelo Antonioni changed cinema with his brilliant psychological dramas about the state of the modern world. This October, Criterion is pleased to bring to the collection one of his most important films, "La Notte," starring the breathtaking trio of Marcello Mastroianni, Jeanne Moreau, and Monica Vitti. Then, just in time for Halloween, … More

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