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Assault on Precinct 13


DVD & TV
Assault on Precinct 13 is one of the greatest action films of all time. Of course, I'm not talking about the putrid movie starring Ethan Hawke and Lawrence Fishburne, which is about to be unleashed in ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 19, 2005 Jack Burton

KING


DVD & TV
Originally released in 1978 as a made-for-television miniseries, King remains a remarkable achievement, not only as a product of television but as a biopic that manages not to fall victim to the genre ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2005 David Walker

The Anti-Colonialism Double Feature


DVD & TV
Hotel Rwanda is not the first film to deal with volatile issues in Africa. It is, however, one of the few that chooses to cast a black person as the main character, rather than focusing on white peopl ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 5, 2005 David Walker

Legacy of a Legend--Bill Hicks Live


DVD & TV
Referring to someone as a "comedic genius" is not something I do lightly. Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor and Bill Cosby are comedic geniuses. George Carlin and Chris Rock come pretty damn close. And then ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 29, 2004 David Walker

The Pain & Regret of Love Double Feature


DVD & TV
Some films are beautiful beyond plot or scenery and are happy marriages of mood and character, more like tone poems than conventional narratives. One of these rare delights is Wim Wenders' 1984 Paris, ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 22, 2004 Aaron Fuller

Kinji Fukasaku's The Yakuza Papers: Battles Without Honor and Humanity


DVD & TV
Considered one of Japan's greatest directors, Kinji Fukasaku had broken new ground with his brilliant 1972 film Street Mobster, starring Bunta Sugawara. That film helped to establish both director and ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 15, 2004 David Walker

Tess


DVD & TV
When Roman Polanski's The Pianist was released in 2002, a common line found among its praise was that it was his first great film in more than 20 years. While I wouldn't so quickly dismiss Death & ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 8, 2004 Aaron Fuller

TV on DVD


DVD & TV
Yes, Seinfeld is the must-have TV-show-on-DVD of the season. But there are other great, if less celebrated, sets out there.Mr. Show with Bob & David is an HBO sketch comedy show that ran from '95 ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 1, 2004 Aaron Fuller

The Criterion Collection's John Cassavetes: Five Films


DVD & TV
John Cassavetes is the archetypal modern American independent filmmaker. There were other mavericks before him, like Orson Welles and Samuel Fuller, but Cassavetes' singular style and determination to ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 24, 2004 Aaron Fuller

The UP Series: The Definitive Collection of All the Original UP Series Film


DVD & TV
In 1964, a British television documentary gathered 14 7-year-olds from different economic and societal backgrounds for a series of interviews. The age was chosen from a Jesuit maxim, "Give me a child ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 17, 2004 Aaron Fuller
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