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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>>

Rage (Rabia) (DVD Review)    5 Feb, 2011

Article By: Angelique Flores

'Rage' is the latest thriller from writer and director Sebastián Cordero. (Prebook 2/8/11; Street Date 3/8/11)More>>

Hideaway (Le Refuge) (DVD Review)    2 Feb, 2011

Article By: Ashley Ratcliff

Seeing an expectant mother in such an aloof state makes 'Hideaway' engaging from start to finish. (Street Date 2/8/11)More>>

Kalamity (DVD Review)    1 Feb, 2011

Article By: Erik Gruenwedel

There’s no happy ending in 'Kalamity' or justification for the (largely unseen) self-pitying violence, despite repeated flashbacks that foreshadow the impending doom. A date flick it is not. (Street Date 2/8/11)More>>

Inspector Bellamy (DVD Review)    31 Jan, 2011

Article By: Mike Clark

Many of the relationships in the late French director Claude Chabrol’s swan song turn out to be complex or at least more so than they might initially seem — even the easygoing one between its central husband and wife that is probably the movie’s greatest pleasure.More>>

Night Must Fall (DVD Review)    31 Jan, 2011

Article By: Mike Clark

One of Robert Montgomery’s standout career performances was as the almost twinkle-eyed murderer in this first screen version of Emlyn Williams’ 1935 play.More>>

Bonded by Blood (DVD Review)    27 Jan, 2011

Article By: John Latchem

'Bonded by Blood' is a gangster movie loaded with gunplay, stabbings, sex and copious amounts of swearing — all you could ask for from the genre. (Street Date 2/1/11)More>>

Which Way Home (DVD Review)    24 Jan, 2011

Article By: Mike Clark

Putting aside the politics of illegal immigration, a viewer might have to travel as long as some of the perilous train journeys in this Oscar-nominated documentary to find many more inherently dramatic subjects. (Street Date 1/25/11)More>>