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Tag Archive for 'Roman Polanski'

Chinatown (Blu-ray Review)

Here it is just in time for the Spring season: Chinatown! Not only that, but it’s the Blu-ray we’re talking about here. Presented in high definition with a full lossless track, bonus features up the wazoo, and much more. Chinatown is the classic film that most say propelled Jack Nicholson into a full blown household […]

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‘Chinatown’ on Blu-ray April 3

Teeming with murder, corruption, greed and sex, director Roman Polanski’s unforgettable classic CHINATOWN arrives for the first time ever on Blu-ray April 3, 2012 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  Starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway and John Huston, the film follows an intricate web of deception as private investigator Jake Gittes (Nicholson) unravels a mystery involving […]

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Sink Your Teeth Into Comedic ‘Carnage’

The problem I have with a lot of films that are adapted from plays is how they tend to feel a bit too theatrical, yet limited scope.  They are movies that feature big performances from the cast, complete with many key monologues, yet only feel like an expansion from the stage into a larger arena, […]

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Ewan McGregor is The Ghost Writer

I always shut out my mind from real life controversy with actors and filmmakers, and Roman Polanski is no exception.  I went with friends to the only theater in all of Ohio showing The Ghost Writer because of my great love of film, and appreciation for not only the talents of Polanski but Ewan McGregor […]

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Thor’s TOP 16 Vampire Movies

With the recent release of New Moon, the latest installment in Summit’s Box-Office behemoth the Twilight Series (or Saga, or whatever they’re calling it), vampires seem to be on everyone’s mind nowadays; be it for the tweens’ phenomenal adoration of them or the fan boy disdain of what they represent.  One thing is for sure; […]

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