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Big Combo, The (Blu-ray Review)   30 Sep, 2013

As gold standards go, Jean Wallace comes pretty close to filling the bill as noir’s definitive...More>>

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Drums Along the Mohawk (Blu-ray Review)   30 Sep, 2013

Just getting a Blu-ray of John Ford’s first feature in color would be a treat in itself, but this...More>>

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Bling Ring, The (Blu-ray Review)   28 Sep, 2013

The real-life group of reckless teenagers responsible for the string of burglaries at several...More>>

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Shack Out on 101 (Blu-ray Review)   23 Sep, 2013

A Communist-conspiracy spy drama (or spy comedy, who knows?) set in a Pacific highway...More>>

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Me and My Gal (DVD Review)   16 Sep, 2013

For a cop-in-love comedy filmed before the repeal of Prohibition, which is easy to forget during...More>>

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Bless Me, Ultima (DVD Review)   15 Sep, 2013

The historical drama is also a wonderfully executed example of remarkable storytelling. (Street...More>>

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Parade’s End (Blu-ray Review)   14 Sep, 2013

'Parade's End' will appeal to those enamored by British society, countryside cinematography, poetic...More>>

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Behind the Candelabra (Blu-ray Review)   10 Sep, 2013

Michael Douglas and Matt Damon command the screen with incredible performances in this bizarre, yet...More>>

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Big City, The (Blu-ray Review)   9 Sep, 2013

Set in Calcutta during a time of social upheaval fostered by Indian Prime Minister Nehru (he of the...More>>

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Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (Blu-ray Review)   9 Sep, 2013

Based on a novel by Horace McCoy, this is an extremely zippy chunk of nastiness from James...More>>

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Sexy Beast (Blu-ray Review)   2 Sep, 2013

Twilight Time’s presentation, robust soundtrack included, is among its best.More>>

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Niagara (Blu-ray Review)   2 Sep, 2013

'Niagara' definitely has most of the preferred noir elements: premeditated murderous intentions, a...More>>

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Borgen: Season 2 (DVD Review)   1 Sep, 2013

Who knew Parliamentary politics could be so entertaining?More>>

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Great Gatsby, The (3D Blu-ray Review)   28 Aug, 2013

There’s no mistaking this incarnation of 'The Great Gatsby' as anything but a Baz Luhrmann film. More>>

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God's Little Acre (Blu-ray Review)   26 Aug, 2013

Olive’s prints are no-frills affairs, but what we get here are the fruits of a nice UCLA Archives...More>>

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Amour (Blu-ray Review)   22 Aug, 2013

No doubt this movie is a heart-wrenching downer, but the performances are superb.More>>

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At Any Price (Blu-ray Review)   20 Aug, 2013

A sobering view of the travails of modern agriculture, 'At Any Price' takes viewers inside the...More>>

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Seconds (Blu-ray Review)   19 Aug, 2013

Playing something like a “Twilight Zone” episode that would have been too unhinged for CBS to...More>>

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Emperor (Blu-ray Review)   14 Aug, 2013

There’s a fascinating story to be told in the American effort to rebuild Japan after World War...More>>

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Company You Keep, The (Blu-ray Review)   11 Aug, 2013

'The Company You Keep' presents a compelling, suspenseful story executed by a stellar cast. (Street...More>>

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