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The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour: The Best of Season 3 (Time Life)

1968, Not Rated

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 15, 2008
It at first seems odd, now that the Smothers Brothers’ famous late-1960s CBS television series finally is being released on DVD, that it begins with the third season in 1968-1969.  

The Office Season 4 (Universal)

2007, Not Rated

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Arguably the show’s best season, viewers are again compelled to get the DVD in order to pick up on all of the subtle gags that might have been missed the first time around.  

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. Romeroís 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 nationís 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