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Money From Home (Blu-ray Review)   14 Aug, 2017

The first nine of 16 total Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis comedies were in black-and-white, the final...More>>

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Abandoned (DVD Review)   27 Feb, 2017

'Abandoned' wouldn’t be worth much attention here were it not for two novel components, one of...More>>

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Go, Johnny, Go! (DVD Review)   23 Jan, 2017

Of all the rock revue pics made in the 1950s, ‘Go, Johnny, Go!’ definitely carries the most...More>>

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Sliders: The Complete Series (DVD Review)   29 Nov, 2016

Its premise of exploring a different alternate reality in each episode made "Sliders" one of the...More>>

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One Day Since Yesterday: Peter Bogdanovich and the Lost American Film (DVD Review)   14 Nov, 2016

An inside-baseball examination of the fallout from an almost unspeakable personal tragedy, 'One Day...More>>

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Hot Type: 150 Years of 'The Nation' (DVD Review)   24 Oct, 2016

Filmmaker Barbara Kopple’s portrait of spiritually old-school stalwarts laboring in the digital...More>>

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Moby Dick (1930) (DVD Review)   3 Oct, 2016

A good way to take in this not-quite-faithful adaptation of the Herman Melville novel is to block...More>>

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Cry in the Night, A (DVD Review)   22 Aug, 2016

‘A Cry in the Night’ is a grimy black-and-white hybrid of a police procedural and twisted...More>>

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Five Days One Summer (DVD Review)   15 Aug, 2016

The swan song of director Fred Zinnemann has become something of a minor cult film, an interesting...More>>

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Amateur Night at City Hall (DVD Review)   15 Aug, 2016

‘Amateur Night at City Hall,’ whose major drawback is that it was perhaps made too soon, is a...More>>

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9 Months That Made You (DVD Review)   2 Aug, 2016

Those who remember the Emmy-winning “Nova” documentary 'The Miracle of Life' from the 1980s...More>>

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Stakeout on Dope Street (DVD Review)   25 Jul, 2016

The debut feature for both director Irvin Kerhsner and cinematographer Haskell Wexler halfway falls...More>>

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Two Guys and a Girl: The Complete Series (DVD Review)   17 Jun, 2016

The charming “Two Guys and a Girl” is like the TV equivalent of an asteroid smashing into the...More>>

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Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood (DVD Review)   13 Jun, 2016

The arguable high point of this two-hour history from filmmaker Karen Thomas shows just how many of...More>>

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Background to Danger (DVD Review)   30 May, 2016

The moderate rewards to be gleaned from this 80-minute quickie are definitely around the edges. More>>

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RKO Varieties Triple Feature — Variety Time, Make Mine Laughs, Footlight Varieties (DVD Review)   4 Apr, 2016

Made up of film clips strung together by an emcee’s patter, these hour-long revues were both a...More>>

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Nelson Algren: The End Is Nothing, the Road Is All (DVD Review)   21 Mar, 2016

Three directors are credited to this documentary about author Nelson Algren, which, though filmed...More>>

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Whip Hand, The (DVD Review)   14 Mar, 2016

This movie is definitely a window into the mindset of RKO head Howard Hughes and his Cold War...More>>

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These Three (DVD Review)   29 Feb, 2016

Long cited as one of the more artful end runs around the Hollywood Production Code, this first of...More>>

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Station West (DVD Review)   1 Feb, 2016

More than one interested party has called this Luke Short adaptation “Western film nor,” and,...More>>

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