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My 1930s education at the movies

September 23rd, 2014 No comments

I’d long wanted to see the two movies on the double bill at our neighborhood movie house, the Princess at 61st and Main streets in Los Angeles, that week in 1939. Brother Raul and friend Ernie wanted to see the films too, even though they had been made eight years earlier.

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My 1930s education at the movies

‘Alien’ 35th Anniversary Blu-ray Details Revealed

September 12th, 2014 No comments

Ridley Scott‘s 1979 masterpiece Alien taught us that in space, no one can hear you scream.

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Amazon takes on Disney in DVD pricing fight

August 11th, 2014 No comments

Amazon.com Inc. is taking on Walt Disney Co.

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Amazon takes on Disney in DVD pricing fight

A Viewer's Guide to Weekend Movies: Helen Mirren Is Our Favorite Ninja Turtle

August 8th, 2014 No comments

We're back to the mediocre wide releases this week – featuring ninja turtles and Helen Mirren, our favorite ninja turtle.

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A Viewer's Guide to Weekend Movies: Helen Mirren Is Our Favorite Ninja Turtle

'Hundred-Foot' and other food movies

August 8th, 2014 No comments

which opens on August 8. The film centers on a young, aspiring chef whose family restaurant is in direct competition with a nearby famed, French eatery. The results are yummy.

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'Hundred-Foot' and other food movies

Food in movies: These days, it’s about more than just making you hungry

August 7th, 2014 No comments

Weird and wacky ‘Noah’ on Blu-ray and DVD this week

July 31st, 2014 No comments

“Noah” may qualify as the weirdest biblical film ever made, straying so far from the Book of Genesis as to…

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Weird and wacky ‘Noah’ on Blu-ray and DVD this week

A forgotten Judy Holliday classic arrives on Blu-ray

July 31st, 2014 No comments

Judy Holliday won the Best Actress Oscar for 1950, besting Bette Davis and Gloria Swanson, who gave two of the most iconic performances in Hollywood history in “All About Eve”…

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Cinema verite documentarian Robert Drew dies at 90

July 30th, 2014 No comments

SHARON, Conn. (AP) — Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary who in “Primary” and other movies mastered the intimate, spontaneous style known as cinema verite and schooled a generation of influential directors that included D.A. Pennebaker and Albert Maysles, has died at age 90.

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'Transcendence'? Not in this Johnny Depp sci-fi thriller

July 19th, 2014 No comments

New releases: “Transcendence,” “Cesar Chavez” and “Blue Ruin.” New releases: “Transcendence,” “Cesar Chavez” and “Blue Ruin.”

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'Transcendence'? Not in this Johnny Depp sci-fi thriller