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New Film Event-Elephant ClassiQ: Movies That Have Marked the History of Cinema

March 18th, 2015 No comments

Quebecor and Elephant: The memory of Quebec cinema are pleased to announce a new event: Elephant ClassiQ, the only festival of its kind in Canada, will screen classic films from around the world on the …

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What the Movies 'Sixteen Candles,' 'Clueless' and 'Mean Girls' Have in Common

February 16th, 2015 No comments

Before movies like the 1984 classic “Sixteen Candles,” Hollywood had a somewhat complicated relationship with the teenage audience. “Teen movies and their sexuality were all about boys,” Martha Coolidge, the director of the 1983 movie, “Valley Girls,” told ABC News.

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Amazon’s foray into 4K starts with four movies, four shows

December 9th, 2014 No comments

Talk about slim pickings: Amazon is finally letting its Prime Instant subscribers stream content in 4K, but the company’s ultra high-definition catalog is remarkably small: Prime Instant starts off with …

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Amazon’s foray into 4K starts with four movies, four shows

Amazon’s foray into 4K starts with five movies, four shows

December 9th, 2014 No comments

Talk about slim pickings: Amazon is finally letting its Prime Instant subscribers stream content in 4K, but the company’s ultra high-definition catalog is remarkably small: Prime Instant starts off with …

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Unprecedented Picture Clarity Has Arrived on Amazon Instant Video with Ultra HD Movies and TV Shows Now Available

December 9th, 2014 No comments

— Amazon today announced that Prime members and all customers can now instantly enjoy blockbuster movies, hit TV shows and Amazon Original Series, in Ultra HD picture quality—a premium resolution that has four times the number of pixels as standard full HD.

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DVD & Blu-ray reviews: Gravity, The English Teacher, Mister John, Dead of Night, Seduced and Abandoned

March 17th, 2014 No comments

Gravity (12) Alfonso Cuaron DVD/Blu-ray (91mins)        

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DVD & Blu-ray reviews: Gravity, The English Teacher, Mister John, Dead of Night, Seduced and Abandoned

DVD & Blu-ray review: The Iceman

October 10th, 2013 No comments

“You have ice in your veins,” maintains Ray Liotta’s New Jersey mobster to a potential enforcer, Richard Kuklinski. Michael Shannon, probably best known for the TV series Boardwalk Empire, and perhaps the most consistently interesting US film actor working at the moment, is convincing as America’s most notorious contract killer, who played the role of an ideal family man, married to a dutiful …

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DVD review: Thérèse Desqueyroux

September 7th, 2013 No comments

Audrey Tautou stars as the title character in Claude Miller’s adaptation of François Mauriac’s novel of bourgeois entrapment. In 1920s Bordeaux, Thérèse is a free-spirited young woman who knows she must marry stolid Bernard (Gilles Lellouche) and thus unite their land-owning families

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DVD: Star Trek Into Darkness

August 31st, 2013 No comments

JJ Abrams’s second Star Trek outing (a third is in the pipeline) is fine as long as you’re not too fond of Star Trek .        

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DVD & Blu-ray review: Mud (12)

August 30th, 2013 No comments

Mike Nichols’s excellent rite-of-passage drama channels Whistle Down The Wind, Stand By Me and, mainly, Huckleberry Finn. Two 14-year-olds, Ellis and Neckbone, unearth a charismatic fugitive, Mud (Matthew McConaughey), hiding out near the Mississippi river.

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