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"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Apr 282014
 
'Unacceptable Levels' Body Chemical Docu Due June 10

  Over 80,000 chemicals flow through our system of commerce, and many are going straight into our bodies. Even our unborn children are affected. Due to this constant exposure, we have approximately 200 synthetic industrial chemicals interacting with our body cells every single day. Until recently, modern science really didn’t understand what that could mean … More

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Apr 282014
 
Nordic Noir 'Wallander' and 'The Bridge' Due May 27

Two stalwarts of Nordic Noir — the ongoing Swedish series "Wallander" and the hit television show "The Bridge" — will arrive on DVD on May 27 courtesy of MHz Home Entertainment as part of that company's International Mystery Collection. Both "Wallandar" and "The Bridge" have been receiving international critical acclaim and have prompted British and … More

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Apr 232014
 
Winter's Tale: Due June 24

  Set in a mythic New York City at the beginning of the 20th century, and spanning more than a 100 years, "Winter's Tale" is a fantasy about miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil. Peter Lake (Colin Farrell) is a master thief, working for a demon posing as the gangster … More

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Apr 212014
 
Polanski's 'Weekend of a Champion' Races to DVD May 20

  A nearly forgotten film by Roman Polanski, made at the height of his fame, has resurfaced to thrill fans of the director as well as lovers of auto racing. Restored and with new footage, the film is a you-are-there look at racing great Jackie Stewart as he competes in the renowned Monaco Grand Prix. … More

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Apr 172014
 
Criterion July Releases

In July, The Criterion Collection will present major films from some of the world's great directors. Movie lovers will marvel over the gorgeous, jam-packed collector's set "The Essential Jacques Demy," which features six films by the adored French New Wave master, including the candy-colored musical dazzlers "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" and "The Young Girls of … More

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Apr 162014
 
Non-Stop: Due June 10

  Liam Neeson reunites with director Jaume Collet-Serra ("Orphan") for the first time since their collaboration on the hit 2011 thriller "Unknown." During a transatlantic flight from New York City to London, U.S. Air Marshal Bill Marks (Neeson) receives a series of cryptic text messages demanding that he instruct the airline to transfer $150 million … More

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Apr 162014
 
Warner Archive Collection New Releases April 15: Reel Killer B's

Caution: Dangerous Curves! WILDCAT BUS (1940) Fay Wray stars in this off-the-beaten-path gem of a crime comedy that mixes grit, moxie and mirth for a fast-paced romp into the world of illegal ride-sharing. Beginning with a set-up straight out of Commedia – destitute aristo (Charles Lang) and servant (Paul Guilfoyle as a chauffeur) search for … More

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Apr 152014
 
In the Blood: Due June 3

  MMA star Gina Carano ("Haywire," "Fast and Furious 6") stars as Ava, a trained fighter with a dark past whose new husband vanishes during their Caribbean honeymoon. Ava uncovers a violent underworld of conspiracy in the middle of an island paradise and, armed with a deadly set of skills, sets out to discover the … More

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Apr 152014
 
The Lego Movie: Due June 17

  Emmet, an ordinary rules-following, perfectly average Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied "Special," is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant — Lord Business — from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis. Chris Pratt is the voice of Emmet, an ordinary LEGO minifigure, mistakenly thought to be the … More

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