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Ladies and Gentleman, the Fabulous Stains

DVD Review

0 Comments · Thursday, October 9, 2008
Back when cable superstations were new in the early 1980s, USA Network used to play Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains seemingly every weekend. It was a good film with strong music, barely released to theaters, about an inexperienced, Runaways-like, teen-girl Punk band confronting the road’s and fame’s challenges.   

Privilege

DVD Review

0 Comments · Thursday, October 9, 2008
British director Peter Watkins creates a multi-faceted critique of celebrity, corporate culture, government and religion in his criminally underappreciated 1967 film Privilege.  

Life: Season One

DVD Review

0 Comments · Thursday, October 9, 2008
LIFE: SEASON ONE (UNIVERSAL)2007-’08, Not RatedLife: Season One gives us Charlie Crews (Band of Brothers’ Damian Lewis) as a cop, wrongly accused of murder and incarcerated for years, who   

You Think You Really Know Me: The Gary Wilson Story (Plexifilm)

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 23, 2008
BY Steven Rosen | Posted 07/23/2008 You Think You Really Know Me: The Gary Wilson Story   

The Man of A Thousand Faces (Universal Studios)

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 23, 2008
BY Phil Morehart | Posted 07/23/2008 The Man of A Thousand Faces   

Mad Men: Season One (Lionsgate)

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 23, 2008
BY P.F. Wilson | Posted 07/23/2008 Mad Men: Season One   

Boarding Gate (Magnolia)

Video and DVD

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 2, 2008
2007, Rated R Asia Argento, daughter of Italian horror director Dario Argento, has carved her own auteur-like niche as an actress. Her characters are beautiful messes of dichotomies and contradic  

Glitterbox: Derek Jarman X 4 (Zeitgeist Films)

Video and DVD

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 2, 2008
1985-'93, Unrated Quite obviously a poet and painter even before he became a filmmaker, Derek Jarman came to movies with his singular style of cerebral camp already cultivated. "Gay sex, please  

In Bruges (Universal Studios)

Video and DVD

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 2, 2008
2008, Rated R Playwright Martin McDonagh's full-length feature debut stars Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson as a pair of Irish hit men who are jettison to the sleepy medieval town of Bruges, Be  

Diary of the Dead (The Weinstein Co.)

DVD Review

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 11, 2008
2007, Rated R George A. Romeros return to the zombie game after his uneven big-budget 2006 feature Land of the Dead finds the horror legend back in his own element. Diary of Dead is a fresh star  

King Corn (Docurama)

DVD Review

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 11, 2008
1982, Not Rated This lively, riveting documentary about our nations crazy agricultural policies starts off like a goof and slowly builds into both a devastating, muckraking commentary and a poet  

The Willow Tree (New Yorker Video)

Video and DVD

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2008
2005, Unrated Iranian director Majid Majidi creates a powerful and somber parable about sight and blindness with his stunning The Willow Tree. The tale succinctly follows the events that befall   

State Of Play (BBC Video)

Video and DVD

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2008
2003, Not Rated This tense, outstandingly acted 2003 BBC miniseries -- a political thriller that gets further inside the tough, neurotic, unsentimental world of hard-charging, scoop-chasing newsp  

Square Pegs: The Complete Series (Sony)

Video and DVD

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2008
1982, Not Rated Shortly after starring in Annie on Broadway, former Cincinnati resident Sarah Jessica Parker was cast as the co-lead in this CBS sitcom. The show centered on inelegant classmates   

The Bette Davis Collection (20TH Century Fox)

Video and DVD

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 7, 2008
1950-1965, Unrated The Bette Davis Collection opens with a two-disc Cinema Classics Collection edition of All About Eve that catches the legend at the height of her screen divahood. Writer/direct