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The Apartment (Blu-ray)

February 13th, 2012 No comments

Highly Recommended The Movie: I’m just going to warn you in advance: this is going to be one of those reviews where someone is going to be exposed to a famous film for the first time. Shoot, I had no idea The Apartment had been selected to the National Film Registry a few years ago for being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” (and as an aside, that would be an intriguing …

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Shakespeare in Love (Blu-ray)

February 12th, 2012 No comments

Recommended THE MOVIE: Please Note: The screen captures used here are taken from an earlier standard-definition DVD, not the Blu-ray edition under review. I’m starting to feel a surge of ’90s nostalgia lately, which is something I thought I’d never say. Though, to be fair, it’s really only for the cinema of the decade, and mainly due to the recent spate of Miramax films making their way to Blu …

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Baba Yaga (Blu-ray)

February 11th, 2012 No comments

Rent It “Now look — you meet an old lesbian, huh? And a friend of yours gets a headache. All of a sudden, it’s sorcery and witches!” Part of what I love so much about Blue Underground is how wildly unpredictable their release slate can be.

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Blank City (Blu-ray)

February 11th, 2012 No comments

Highly Recommended THE FILM: Please Note: The stills used here are taken from the film’s promotional materials, not the Blu-ray edition under review. One mark of an excellent documentary is its ability to draw you into a topic, a debate, or–as in the case of C line Danhier’s Blank City –a “scene” in which the viewer may not even have had any very deep or sustainable interest at the outset …

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