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Sol Louis Siegel Posted: Jan 14, 2006 0 comments
The Wages of Fear The Criterion Collection
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Josef Krebs Posted: Jan 14, 2006 0 comments

It's amazing how many ways a story can be told. Byron Haskin's 1953 version of THE WAR OF THE WORLDS (Warner; Movie ••••, Picture/Sound ••••, Extras ••••) has a completely different focus and tone than Steven Spielberg's gloomy take on the H. G. Wells fantasy.

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Al Griffin Posted: Jan 14, 2006 0 comments

An edgy update, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (Warner; Movie •••½, Picture/Sound ••••, Extras ••••) takes several liberties with Roald Dahl's classic book, but it also manages to convey the story's dark humor.

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Ken Korman Posted: Jan 14, 2006 0 comments
War of the Worlds DreamWorks
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Marc Horowitz Posted: Jan 14, 2006 0 comments
Warner
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If you're in the mood to check your brains at the door and just laugh a
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Rad Bennett Posted: Jan 14, 2006 0 comments
20th Century Fox
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Fantastic Four struggles to bring to l
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Marc Horowitz Posted: Jan 14, 2006 0 comments
TLA
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Formerly immature filmmaker Gregg Arak
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Josef Krebs Posted: Dec 14, 2005 0 comments
Warner
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Director Christopher Nolan has reinve
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Alfred Hitchcock The Masterpiece Collection (Universal, 15 DVDs, $120) Saboteur, Shadow of a Doubt, Rope, Rear Window, The Trouble with Harry, The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956), Vertigo, Psycho, The Birds, Marnie, Torn Curtain, Topaz, Frenzy, Family P

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Mel Neuhaus Posted: Dec 09, 2005 0 comments
20th Century Fox
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This underrated 1944 film by Alfred Hitchcock
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Rad Bennett Posted: Dec 09, 2005 0 comments
DreamWorks
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To coincide with the theatrical release of Wallace & Gromit's first feature, The Curse of the Were-Rabbit<
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Rad Bennett Posted: Dec 09, 2005 0 comments
Blue Sky/20th Century Fox
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Where Blue Sky's Ice Age only hin
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Marc Horowitz Posted: Dec 09, 2005 0 comments
Warner
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Writer/director Gus Van Sant re-imagines the end of
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Josef Krebs Posted: Dec 09, 2005 0 comments
The Criterion Collection
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At first, it seems odd that this sim
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Brandon Grafius Posted: Dec 09, 2005 0 comments
Universal
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A sneak attack from the Cylons nearly wipes out hu

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