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Mildred Pierce – The Criterion Collection (Blu-ray Review)

Michael Curtiz, the acclaimed journeyman director of films such as Casablanca, The Adventures of Robin Hood and Yankee Doodle Dandy, finally finds one of his films as a part of The Criterion Collection with Mildred Pierce. An ambitious mix of film noir and melodrama, this acclaimed 1945 film marked a career comeback for Joan Crawford, […]

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The Before Trilogy And More In The Criterion Collection’s February 2017 Announcement

In February, Criterion will put out the first-ever box set of Richard Linklater’s The Before Trilogy, a three-part romance and meditation on cinematic time featuring intimate performances by Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke. And that’s just one release in a month filled with extraordinary releases, including beloved films by two cinema giants: Pedro Almodóvar’s Academy […]

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Johnny Guitar – Olive Signature Edition (Blu-ray Review)

A bizarrely veiled allegory for the McCarthy-era Red Scare, Johnny Guitar was misunderstood upon its initial release.  With the leads at their operatic best, the table is now set for an epic showdown in this one-of-a-kind western from director Nicholas Ray (Rebel Without a Cause).  One of the most original takes on the western genre—the women are far […]

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Announcing OLIVE SIGNATURE From Olive Films, Debuting With New Editions Of HIGH NOON & JOHNNY GUITAR

You asked and now Olive Films—The place where film fans come first—has delivered. Introducing Olive Signature, a new series of DVD/Blu-ray titles for the loyal Olive Films fan. Highlighting cult favorites, time-honored classics, and under-appreciated gems, each Olive Signature edition boasts pristine audio and video, newly designed cover art, and an abundance of exciting bonus material. Coveted […]

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I Saw What You Did (Blu-ray Review)

It starts as a game… and there’s no end in FRIGHT! A simple prank call turns into a night of person-to-person terror in I Saw What You Did, a movie that dials up the heart-stopping suspense! Scream Factory presents the Blu-ray debut of William Castle’s I Saw What You Did on May 17, 2016, complete […]

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I SAW WHAT YOU DID Comes To Blu-ray May 17th!

It starts as a game… and there’s no end in FRIGHT! A simple prank call turns into a night of person-to-person terror in I Saw What You Did, a movie that dials up the heart-stopping suspense! Scream Factory presents the Blu-ray debut of William Castle’s I Saw What You Did on May 17, 2016, complete […]

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Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection: Best Pictures (DVD Review)

Warner Brothers is celebrating its landmark 90th anniversary with a year-long initiative to release seven new major home entertainment collections. The campaign’s flagship release, The Best of Warner Bros. 100 Film DVD Collection, showcases 100 movies from the studio’s historic, hallowed archives — the largest film library in the world.  The limited and numbered box […]

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