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Josef Krebs  |  Jul 30, 2008  |  0 comments
The Criterion Collection
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A self-taught independent filmmaker, Agnes

Josef Krebs  |  Dec 04, 2012  |  0 comments

Francis Ford Coppola: 5-Film Collection

Winner of five Academy Award Francis Ford Coppola's films are beloved and oft quoted by film aestheticians, critics, couch warriors, and gangsters alike.

Josef Krebs  |  Jan 13, 2010  |  0 comments
I do declare, doesn't this 1939 film look dashing wrapped up in its new set of Blu-ray Discs - its 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition, to be precise.
Josef Krebs  |  Mar 19, 2013  |  0 comments

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Back, way back in Middle-Earth, 60 years before The Lord of the Rings saga began, there was another story. . . .

Josef Krebs  |  May 25, 2011  |  0 comments

A brown leaf floats on brilliantly clear water that flows over rich green seaweed. That’s just one of the many lyrical images that fill the opening sequence of Solaris. A horse trots along in the background. A cup of tea overflows in a momentary thunderstorm — the rain stopping as quickly as it started, leaving the sound of dripping water and then a serene silence.

Josef Krebs  |  Jul 09, 2013  |  0 comments

The Life of Oharu

The Life of Oharu (Saikaku ichidai onna, 1952), from director Kenji Mizoguchi (Ugetsu, Sansho the Bailiff, A Geisha), tells of a 50-year-old prostitute no longer able to attract men looking back on her tragic life.

Josef Krebs  |  Sep 01, 2006  |  0 comments

First skirmish in the Blu-ray Conflict: martial arts vs. illegal arms. (As with the HD DVD roundup in our previous issue, this is a fair fight, so all ratings are relative to other high-definition discs, not to standard-definition DVDs. All discs were screened using an unmodified Samsung BD-P1000 player.)

Josef Krebs  |  Mar 04, 2007  |  0 comments
KOCH Lorber
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Is it a joke?
Josef Krebs  |  Mar 31, 2011  |  0 comments

The Social Network opens with a conversation between Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg) and his soon-to-be-ex-girlfriend (Rooney Mara), and it's the perfect setup for a movie about a certain form of Internet interaction.

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