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The Bridge (Koch Lorber)

Video and DVD

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 20, 2007
2006, Unrated Over the course of one year, filmmaker Eric Steel and crew filmed San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. The shots captured from cameras set up on parallel shores detail the bridge in  

Raining Stones (Koch Lorber)

Video and DVD

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 13, 2007
1993, Not Rated Social and political troubles propel the Everymen in nearly all of British director Ken Loach's films, from the blue-collar blues of Riff-Raff and the injustices served on Los An  

Maxed Out (Magnolia)

Video and DVD

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 6, 2007
2005, Not Rated The American debt crisis is raked over the coals in this fascinating but ultimately flawed documentary from James D. Scurlock. While not uniquely American, our debt dilemmas are a  

Couch Potato: DVD Review: Scarface: The Shame of a Nation


0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2007
1932, Not Rated Comparisons are inevitable between Howard Hawks' 1932 gangster classic, Scarface: The Shame of a Nation, and Brian De Palma's 1983 remake, Scarface. As there should be. The stor  

Venus (Miramax)

Video and DVD

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 23, 2007
2006, Rated R Peter O'Toole earned an Academy Award nomination for his performance in this touching, often very funny portrait of an aged British actor named Maurice who becomes smitten with a y  

Cover Story: Why Did They Kill My Zombies?

Monsters movies get remade for the ADD generation

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 2, 2004
I grew up with monsters. Sandwich-ed between furious bike rides and downing cherry Kool-Aid was the campy afternoon horror and sci-fi movie show Shock Theatre, which ran through the mid-'80s on D  

Film: The Real Deal

Covering an international film festival opens a worldview

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 31, 2004
When Iron Butterfly's "In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida" segued into Led Zeppelin's infamous ode to the afterlife on my flimsy airline headphones during take off, I knew we were all going to die. What a way  

Evil Beaver's Lick It

0 Comments · Thursday, June 20, 2002
The two-person Rock band has become de riguer as of late. Following the cliché, "Too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the soup," many bands are chucking unnecessary instruments and members i  

Charles Derry's: The Suspense Thriller

0 Comments · Thursday, February 28, 2002
Charles Derry is the point man in regards to cinematic suspense. The Wright State University film professor's written work is a hot commodity in Hollywood. So hot that his book The Suspense Thri  

The Haywards' Early Days of Old Age and Singles and Mistakes 1996-2000

0 Comments · Thursday, February 21, 2002
Few musicians are lucky or talented enough to produce even one album's worth of decent material. For musicians stuck in a city such as Cincinnati where mainstream and, in many cases, local suppo