Nov 202019
 

I wish I could recommend this Criterion Collection release of All About Eve but even though the video and audio transfers and features were great, the cheap packaging and shoddy work holding discs using rubber hubs makes this a no-go in my book.

 

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Feb 212019
 

In the Heat of the Night is a wonderful and culturally important film from the 1960s and while I don’t think it’s among Sidney Poitier’s best, with To Sir, With Love being my favorite of his, but it still is a great performance alongside Rod Steiger.

 

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Oct 312018
 

Shampoo is a tour-de-force of a movie more with the acting from Warren Beatty, Goldie Hawn, Julie Christie and Lee Grant, who took home the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, than the screenplay, written by Robert Towne and Beatty (Oscar nominated).

 

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Jul 182018
 

Sex, Lies, and Videotape is a strong feature film debut for Steven Soderbergh and features some great performances, primarily Andie MacDowell and James Spader. This is well worth watching for anyone who appreciates a well written character drama.

 

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Jul 052018
 

Midnight Cowboy for me wasn’t entirely the classic in my eyes, yet still is understandable for its cultural impact and propelled by two incredible performances by Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight, both equally deserving of their Best Actor Academy Award nominations.

 

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Apr 302018
 

The Virgin Suicides is a movie that didn’t have a huge impact on me then and now I can appreciate it for its direction and the performances, but nothing else otherwise in terms of any emotional impact.

 

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Apr 162018
 

The Criterion Collection has announced the date and released artwork for a variety of great titles for July including sex, lies and videotape and Bull Durham amongst others. Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

 

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Mar 152018
 

The Age of Innocence is an all around rich experience between the costumes, production/sets and a fine cast led way by Daniel Day-Lewis and Michelle Pfeiffer. It certainly was an unusual choice for Martin Scorsese yet like any master filmmaker, really pulled it off.

 

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Feb 072018
 

The Silence of the Lambs is easily one of my favorite movies of all-time (top 10) and is probably The Godfather of the suspense-thriller genre with incredible performances from Foster, Hopkins and Levine and an all-around great experience that has held up incredibly well over the years.

 

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Jan 162018
 

The Criterion Collection has announced the date and released artwork for a variety of great titles for April including The Virgin DiariesDead Man and The Awful Truth amongst others. Click on the link below or image to the left to check out the features and artwork.

 

 

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