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Rad Bennett Posted: May 09, 2006 0 comments
Platinum Edition Disney
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Walt Disney's c
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Brandon Grafius Posted: May 09, 2006 0 comments
The Criterion Collection
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Steven Soderbergh's magnum opus - a taut, u
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Ken Korman Posted: May 09, 2006 0 comments

The most surprising Oscar winner for Best Picture in decades, Crash (Lionsgate; Movie •••½, Picture/Sound •••½, Extras ••½) has a couple of secret weapons that quietly recommended it to members of the Academy. First, it captures the true look and feel of Los Angeles, where the majority of Oscar voters live.

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I hadn't watched Ron Howard's <I>Apollo 13</I> in years- probably since the first DTS DVD release in the late 90s. It's extraordinary that this movie remains so riveting- nerve wracking even- so long after seeing it for the first time, and having gone into that first viewing knowing how the story ends! The filmmaking, the performances, the effects, the attention to every technical detail, everything is top notch and about as good as it gets from big-time Hollywood filmmaking. A great, compelling movie, and capsule in time of one of America's most riveting real-life dramas. This is what used to be "reality TV" back in the day!

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Ken Korman Posted: Apr 06, 2006 0 comments
20th Century Fox
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The initial setup may suggest a classic British whodunit in the Agat
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Rad Bennett Posted: Apr 04, 2006 0 comments
20th Century Fox
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The second disc of this two-disc
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Ken Korman Posted: Apr 03, 2006 0 comments
Dimension
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Madcap director and former Monty Python member Terry Gilliam wou
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Marc Horowitz Posted: Apr 03, 2006 0 comments
20th Century Fox
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Two for the Money is based on a true
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Rad Bennett Posted: Apr 03, 2006 0 comments
Disney
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In this 1999 sequel, Woody is kidnapped, plunging him and his lo
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Sol Louis Siegel Posted: Apr 03, 2006 0 comments
Warner
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Fifty years after its release, Vincente Minnelli's
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Sol Louis Siegel Posted: Apr 03, 2006 0 comments
Sony
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In director Wong Kar-Wai's sumptuous and melancholy f
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Josef Krebs Posted: Apr 03, 2006 0 comments
Sony
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In Ingmar Bergman's 1973 "hit" Scenes from
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Ken Korman Posted: Apr 03, 2006 0 comments
Lions Gate
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Writer/director Andrew Niccol's Lord of Wa
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Ken Korman Posted: Apr 03, 2006 0 comments
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride Warner
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Rad Bennett Posted: Apr 03, 2006 0 comments
Hill Street Blues Season 1 20th Century Fox
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