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Oscar-winners ‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘Whiplash’ are on Blu-ray, DVD this week

February 27th, 2015 No comments

Disney’s hit cartoon feature “Big Hero 6,” which won an Academy Award last weekend, is on DVD and Blu-ray…

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Oscar-winners ‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘Whiplash’ are on Blu-ray, DVD this week

Oscars’ Moment of Truth: Whatever Wins, It’ll Be Good for the Movies

February 22nd, 2015 No comments

They picked two damn good movies to be the standard-bearers at the 87th Academy Awards. “Birdman” and “Boyhood” appear, by most reckonings, to be the two likeliest names to be in the final envelope on Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre.

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Oscars’ Moment of Truth: Whatever Wins, It’ll Be Good for the Movies

Nominated for Nothing: John Wick

February 5th, 2015 No comments

Just about every year, brilliant movies are utterly ignored by the Oscars. The Searchers, Groundhog Day, Breathless, King Kong, Casino Royale, Touch of Evil, Caddyshack, Mean Streets, The Big Lebowski, Blackfish â the Academy has a long history of overlooking comedies, action movies,…

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Must-have Oscar winners on Blu-ray

February 27th, 2014 No comments

When (or if) Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave wins the Academy Award as best picture, it will become one of the memorable winners from recent years.

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This Week’s Movies: ‘After Earth,’ ‘The Kings of Summer’ and ‘The East’

May 31st, 2013 No comments

Times critics on “The East,” “After Earth” and “Kings of Summer.”

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This Week’s Movies: ‘After Earth,’ ‘The Kings of Summer’ and ‘The East’

After DVD Shipping Error, BBC Asks Fans Not to Spoil ‘Doctor Who’ Finale

May 13th, 2013 No comments

The broadcaster is pleading with audience members not to reveal the details of the “Doctor Who” finale before it is shown on Saturday, and thus not risk shattering the fabric of the science-fiction fan community.

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ArtsBeat: After DVD Shipping Error, BBC Asks Fans Not to Spoil ‘Doctor Who’ Finale

May 13th, 2013 No comments

The broadcaster is pleading with audience members not to reveal the details of the “Doctor Who” finale before it is shown on Saturday, and thus not risk shattering the fabric of the science-fiction fan community.        

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ArtsBeat: After DVD Shipping Error, BBC Asks Fans Not to Spoil ‘Doctor Who’ Finale

This Week’s Movies: ‘To the Wonder,’ ’42’ and ‘It’s a Disaster’

April 12th, 2013 No comments

Times critics on “To the Wonder,” “42” and “It’s a Disaster.”

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This Week’s Movies: ‘To the Wonder,’ ’42’ and ‘It’s a Disaster’

ArtsBeat: This Week’s Movies : March 22

March 22nd, 2013 No comments

Times critics on “Admission,” “Olympus Has Fallen” and “Gimme the Loot.”

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This Week’s Movies : March 22

March 22nd, 2013 No comments

Times critics on “Admission,” “Olympus Has Fallen” and “Gimme the Loot.”

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This Week’s Movies : March 22