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The Criterion Collection
Movie ••••½ Disc ••••½
The increased visual resolution of the Blu-ray Disc format isn't only there to bo
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Mike Mettler Posted: Dec 17, 2007 0 comments

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Brandon Grafius Posted: Feb 03, 2006 0 comments

If something scared an audience the first time, it should work again, right? And the third, fourth, and fifth times, yes? Well, House of Wax (Warner; Movie •½, Picture/Sound ••••, Extras ••) steals its title from a Vincent Price vehicle, but it's little more than an amateurish excuse to slice and dice attractive teens.

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Peter Pachal Posted: May 15, 2002 0 comments

Given that Spider-Man has been spinning his webs in comic books for almost 40 years, it's about time the wall-crawler made the leap to the big screen. Besides starring in his own flick this spring, Spidey has his sticky fingers into - appropriately enough - the World Wide Web.

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Sol Louis Siegel Posted: Nov 09, 2006 0 comments

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Josef Krebs Posted: Aug 15, 2011 0 comments

You don’t watch Fast Times at Ridgemont High for any home theater glories. More likely, it’s a favorite movie to get stoned to — er, a series of memorable vignettes of high-school teenagers attempting to lose their virginity while surviving soul-destroying service-industry jobs.

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Rad Bennett Posted: May 30, 2007 0 comments

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Kevin James Posted: Jul 12, 2011 0 comments

If you were around during the launch of high-def TV, you may remember an interesting phenomenon: People with HDTVs became oddly knowledgeable about esoteric topics, such as the migratory patterns of North American birds or the concept of Dark Matter.

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Sol Louis Siegel Posted: Mar 03, 2008 0 comments
Kino
Movie •••½ Picture •••½ Sound •••• Extras ••

Pascale Ferran's French-language adapt

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Rad Bennett Posted: Apr 04, 2006 0 comments
20th Century Fox
Movie ••½ Picture/Sound ••••½ Extras •••½
The second disc of this two-disc
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Josef Krebs Posted: Jun 01, 2003 0 comments

Are movies more important than life? Are women magic? These two questions, repeatedly posed in François Truffaut's Day for Night (1973), often seem to be at the heart of French cinema, especially in a big batch of recent DVD releases.

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Ken Korman Posted: Dec 07, 2006 0 comments
Sony
Movie ••• Picture •••½ Sound •••• Extras •••
Like so many other literary translations, the
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Marc Horowitz Posted: Dec 29, 2011 0 comments

Like all seminal works, 1959’s Ben-Hur elicits some strong opinions. Is it one of the best films ever made? Or is it simply an overhyped sword-and-sandals flick? And how does it compare with the likes of Lawrence of Arabia, Quo Vadis, Spartacus, or even the Lord of the Rings trilogy?

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Ken Korman Posted: Jul 26, 2007 0 comments

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Josef Krebs Posted: Jun 09, 2006 0 comments
Universal
Movie •••• Picture/Sound •••• Extras ••••
The first thing I noticed after picking up this two-disc set was that the

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