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Chop Shop – The Criterion Collection (Blu-ray Review)

For February, the Criterion Collection has decided to honor filmmaker Ramin Bahrani by releasing his first two features on brand-new Blu-rays. Bahrani’s second feature, 2007’s Chop Shop, expands on what he was able to accomplish with Man Push Cart. Already settled into a filmmaking style reminiscent of Italian Neorealism, Bahrani’s sophomore effort tells another deeply […]

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Man Push Cart – The Criterion Collection (Blu-ray Review)

For February, the Criterion Collection has decided to honor filmmaker Ramin Bahrani by releasing his first two features on brand-new Blu-rays. In this post, Bahrani’s first feature, Man Push Cart, tells a simple story serving as an update of the “Myth of Sisyphus.” With that in mind, Bahrani was praised early on for his style […]

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At Any Price Movie Review – Just Seen It

Salim, Aaron and guest reviewer Jami Philbrick discuss this new drama about corporate farming. Henry wants his son Dean to take over the family’s farming business.  But Dean prefers the thrill of being a race car driver. As Henry comes under investigation, the two unite to save the farm. WATCH US ON PBS SOCAL Saturdays […]

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