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No gays, no blacks, no fat people: film advertising betrayals

January 8th, 2015 No comments

In the US, the DVD of Pride, the film about gay activists in the 80s miners’ strike, makes no mention of the word gay and describes the activists as ’London-based’. Unfortunately, it’s not the first case of a film being mis-sold The hit Britcom Pride told of the alliance in the mid-1980s between gay activists and striking miners – miners on strike, that is, as opposed to men who look especially …

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Blu-ray Shopping Bag: Looking Ahead at 2015

December 30th, 2014 No comments

Each and every year the Tuesdays after Christmas, before New Years, feature next to nothing in Blu-ray and DVD releases. The big release this week is Denzel Washington’s The Equalizer

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Fox's Star Chinese Movies Launches Asian Film Slate

December 14th, 2014 No comments

The channel has three films in the works for Hong Kong, two for Taiwan, and two for Singapore, along with a TV mini-series project it says will be helmed by a film director and produced to a high-quality “international standard.” read more

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Blu-ray Shopping Bag: Time Bandits – Criterion Collection

December 9th, 2014 No comments

“It’s all the dreams you’ve ever had – and not just the good ones…&rdquo…

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Kenneth Turan's DVD picks: audacious, adventurous documentaries

November 21st, 2014 No comments

Documentaries are a genre I favor, but even within this group, some stand out from the crowd for being especially audacious and adventurous.

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Blu-ray Shopping Bag: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Extended Cut

November 18th, 2014 No comments

We sit on a great precipice. Our adventures in Middle-Earth are about to end.

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Blu-ray Shopping Bag: STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS: THE LOST MISSIONS

November 11th, 2014 No comments

Star Wars: The Clone Wars is now over.

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My Darling Clementine Criterion Blu-ray Review

November 8th, 2014 No comments

When Lawrence Kasdan’s Wyatt Earp (1994) arrived in theaters…

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My Darling Clementine Criterion Blu-ray Review

Marvel announces next phase of superhero movies

October 30th, 2014 No comments

Marvel Studios has announced its new phase of superhero movies, including new films featuring Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Doctor Strange, and the Inhumans during a fan event in Hollywood on Tuesday that easily rivaled many of its Comic-Con presentations in San Diego.

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Marvel announces new wave of superhero movies

October 30th, 2014 No comments

Marvel Studios has announced its new phase of superhero movies, including new films featuring Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Doctor Strange, and the Inhumans during a fan event in Hollywood on Tuesday that easily rivaled many of its Comic-Con presentations in San Diego.

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