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Looking for Palladin (DVD Review)    19 Feb, 2011

Article By: Ashley Ratcliff

The raspy-voiced Ben Gazzara and the enchanting Guatemalan people and scenery make 'Looking for Palladin' enjoyable. (Prebook 2/22/11; Street Date 3/22/11)More>>

Darling Buds of May, The (DVD Review)    17 Feb, 2011

Article By: Angelique Flores

Starring a young Catherine Zeta-Jones, “The Darling Buds of May” was a popular British series that aired from 1991 to 1993. (Street Date 2/22/11)More>>

WUSA (DVD Review)    14 Feb, 2011

Article By: Mike Clark

'WUSA' feels like a direct off-shoot of the Democratic Convention riots from Chicago in 1968.More>>

2 Weeks in Another Town (DVD Review)    14 Feb, 2011

Article By: Mike Clark

Vincente Minnelli’s dramatically stillborn but visually resplendent CinemaScope trash captures a time when old Hollywood was crumbling and some of its old directorial hands were struggling to find work abroad in what used to be called runaway productions.More>>

Kings of Pastry (DVD Review)    13 Feb, 2011

Article By: Billy Gil

The success of Food Network and its excellent shows should sell a film such as 'Kings of Pastry,' which details the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France competition to be considered among the best pastry chefs in the world. (Street Date 2/22/11)More>>

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (Blu-ray Review)    12 Feb, 2011

Article By: Ashley Ratcliff

Woody Allen's latest is an enthralling commentary on love and life. (Street Date 2/15/11)More>>

Respire (DVD Review)    10 Feb, 2011

Article By: Angelique Flores

The movie plays out like a drama through the first three quarters of the film. Then the horrific action kicks in, and things get violent and bloody. (Street Date 2/15/11)More>>

Untold Secrets of the Civil War, The (DVD Review)    8 Feb, 2011

Article By: John Latchem

This boxed set consists of six public television programs about the Civil War that have previously been released individually on DVD. (Street Date 2/15/11)More>>

Butch & Sundance: The Early Days/Death Hunt (Double Feature) (DVD Review)     7 Feb, 2011

Article By: Mike Clark

This harmless pairing is just another night at the drive-in — the kind of time-passers that might have made you want to build a drive-in just to show them, as long as you didn’t spend too much money on it.More>>

Reluctant Debutante, The (DVD Review)    7 Feb, 2011

Article By: Mike Clark

Though it’s one of those upper-crust comedies where the characters say “darling” and “divine” a lot, the second of Vincente Minnelli’s three movies in what turned out to be a banner year (1958) has more than a little in common with the director’s perennially popular ‘Father of the...More>>