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SpiritClips streams family-friendly movies to your phone or tablet

July 26th, 2013 No comments

‘Oz’ top-selling DVD; No. 2 is 134-week-old ‘Despicable Me’

July 16th, 2013 No comments

Disney’s “Oz the Great and Powerful” returned to the top of the DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in its fourth week in release. Buzz around Universal’s “Despicable Me 2″ continued to boost sales of the original, which took the No. 2 spot.

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‘Oz’ top-selling DVD; No. 2 is 134-week-old ‘Despicable Me’

Black and white lights up screens in ‘Frances Ha,’ ‘Nebraska’

July 12th, 2013 No comments

Black-and-white movies are having a moment, thanks to ‘Frances Ha,’ ‘Much Ado About Nothing,’ ‘Nebraska’ and more. So why now? When Hollywood began transitioning from black-and-white films in the early 1960s, the director Vincente Minnelli had a simple, dismissive reply to those who questioned the shift

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Black and white lights up screens in ‘Frances Ha,’ ‘Nebraska’

New releases: ‘Spring Breakers’ and ‘The Gatekeepers’

July 6th, 2013 No comments

Also reviewed: Paul Weitz’s ‘Admission,’ British cop drama ‘Blood’ and Harmony Korine’s ‘Spring Breakers.’ The Gatekeepers

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New releases: ‘Spring Breakers’ and ‘The Gatekeepers’

‘Man of Steel,’ ‘White House Down’ heroes fight terrorism

June 28th, 2013 No comments

Terrorist plots in movies including ‘Iron Man 3′ and ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ go where Hollywood once feared to tread to give real-life relevance to fantasy. Think you can escape the world’s troubles by heading to the multiplex this summer?

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Buddy movies: Is it time for women to get their share

June 27th, 2013 No comments

Is it time for women to get their share of buddy movies?

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Buddy movies: Is it time for women to get their share

Horror master Richard Matheson inspired and was inspired by movies

June 26th, 2013 No comments

Writer Richard Matheson, the prolific author of science fiction, fantasy and horror whose works inspired famous “Twilight Zone” episodes and such movies as “I Am Legend,” “The Incredible Shrinking Man” and “Real Steel,” sometimes found his inspiration in movies.

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Horror master Richard Matheson inspired and was inspired by movies

Wendy Davis’ 13-hour Texas filibuster: Five similar movies

June 26th, 2013 No comments

Truth is stranger than fiction, and the Texas Legislature may be stranger than them all.

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Wendy Davis’ 13-hour Texas filibuster: Five similar movies

Extended version of ‘The Exorcist’ to debut on Blu-ray

June 20th, 2013 No comments

With new movies, James Gandolfini will have a Heath Ledger moment

June 20th, 2013 No comments

There’s no tribute more fitting — or eerie — than a well-known actor who dies, then materializes months or years later on the movie screen.

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With new movies, James Gandolfini will have a Heath Ledger moment