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Close Encounters Of The Third Kind: 40th Anniversary Edition (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

Many highly touted classic films are celebrating their 40th anniversaries this year. While Star Wars is the poster child for cinema in the year 1977, it was an amazing year for film. Even some that were overlooked that year (Cough, Sorcerer) have been rediscovered and reexamined as classics. Director Steven Spielberg had a contribution to […]

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Show Me A Hero (Blu-ray Review)

This true story takes place during the late 80’s in Yonkers, New York.  The newly elected 28 year old Mayor Nick Wasicsko has a major housing crisis to deal with.  The courts have ruled that the city of Yonkers must build new low income housing witch would integrate and diversify traditionally white neighborhoods.  Needless to […]

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‘The Monuments Men’ aka The Nerdy Dozen (Movie Review)

For all the great things The Monuments Men brought together in an effort to make an exciting war picture, with a good-natured twist, the film certainly felt pretty lifeless and dull.  I tend to make it no secret that I am happy to embrace the marketing of films, in an effort to get me excited […]

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Thin Ice (Blu-ray Review)

The Coen Bros. film Fargo is a favorite of mine.  I think it is a wonderful, dark comedy that works thanks to its fantastic script and great performances from all involved.  It is quirky, despite going to dark places; sweet in regards to its hero, Marge Gunderson, despite detailing the exploits of some other really […]

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Interviews with Moonrise Kingdom Cast & Director Wes Anderson

Show Runner David interviews the stars of Moonrise Kingdom Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward, along with narrator Bob Balaban and director Wes Anderson. This dramedy adventure stars Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, and Frances McDormand. It is directed by Wes Anderson and written by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola. Produced […]

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