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DVD Picks: 70 Years of 'Casablanca'

March 28th, 2012 No comments

Film critic Bob Mondello recommends the 70th anniversary Blu-ray release of the movie that made Humphrey Bogart an icon.

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On DVD: Inside Bill Clinton's Campaign 'War Room'

March 21st, 2012 No comments

The 1993 documentary The War Room, which offered a verite look behind the scenes of Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign, has just been released on Criterion Blu-ray and DVD. Critic-at-large John Powers explains why the film was revelatory — and why it could never be made today.

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Movies' March With The Military As Old As Hollywood

March 1st, 2012 No comments

Act of Valor, a film that opened last weekend and earned nearly $25 million, was commissioned by the Navy’s Special Warfare Command to drum up recruits for its elite SEALs program. But it’s by no means the first movie made with the military’s cooperation.

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Movies' March With The Military As Old As Hollywood

Production Company Bets Bad Movies Are Good For Business

February 21st, 2012 No comments

There area a lot of bad movies out there. Some movies are so bad that they’re good.

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Production Company Bets Bad Movies Are Good For Business

DVD Picks: 'Wings'

February 1st, 2012 No comments

With the silent film The Artist in competition for this year’s Best Picture Oscar, Bob Mondello has been thinking about the pre-talkie era. As it happens, the last silent film to win for Best Picture has just been released on Blu-ray: the 1927 flying-ace epic Wings.

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DVD Picks: ‘Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale’

December 20th, 2011 No comments

Bob Mondello recommends a charming home video pick you almost certainly missed — and one that might make you think twice about sitting on Santa’s lap.

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DVD Picks: ‘Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale’

Watch This: Paul Feig’s Eclectic Must-See Movies

December 1st, 2011 No comments

NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks with Bridesmaids director Paul Feig about his must-see movie picks.

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Watch This: Paul Feig’s Eclectic Must-See Movies

Movies To Watch For Over The Holidays

November 19th, 2011 No comments

The holiday movie season offers a short break from the assault of summer blockbusters, and it’s the last chance for movie studios to push some of their award season contenders. Guest host Linda Wertheimer speaks with Washington Post movie critic Ann Hornaday about the films of this holiday season.

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DVD Picks: ‘West Side Story’

November 16th, 2011 No comments

Film critic Bob Mondello recommends the 50th anniversary Blu-ray release of West Side Story .

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DVD Picks: ‘West Side Story’