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Short Cuts: Criterion Collection

November 17, 2016

After the critical and commercial success of The Player (1992) put Robert Altman back on the map—within the Hollywood industry—he wisely used his new found (and fleeting) cache to get a personal project of his green-lighted. With Short Cuts (1993),... 

The New World: Criterion Collection

July 28, 2016

After completing The Thin Red Line (1998), filmmaker Terrence Malick began working on a film about Che Guevara and his failed revolution in Bolivia (that was eventually made by Steven Soderbergh) but after financing fell through he was offered The New... 

City Lights: Criterion Collection

December 4, 2013

By the time he made City Lights (1931), Charles Chaplin was the undisputed master of the silent film comedy, having achieved just the right mix of “laughter and tears,” or “comedy and dreadful pathos,” as Gary Giddins’ liner notes for the Criterion... 

That ’70s Show: Season 4

May 11, 2012

Originally called Teenage Wasteland, That ‘70s Show is a sitcom about the lives of a group of teenagers living in Wisconsin during the late 1970s. Eric (Grace) is the everyman who is unlucky with girls; Kelso (Kutcher) is the not-too-bright jock/ladies... 

That ’70s Show: Season 3

May 11, 2012

Initially disregarded as a lame Dazed and Confused (1993) knock-off, That ‘70s Show has survived for more seasons than anyone thought possible and helped launch the careers of Topher Grace and, to a lesser degree, Ashton Kutcher. To the show’s credit,... 

That ’70s Show: Season One

April 27, 2012

Initially disregarded as a lame Dazed and Confused (1993) knock-off, That ‘70s Show survived for more seasons than anyone thought possible and helped launch the careers of Topher Grace, Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher. To the show’s credit, it doesn’t... 

Deadly Intent

December 12, 2011

Deadly Intent (1989) is one of those forgettable thrillers you happen to catch on television late one night, enticed by the cast of interesting character actors, and then promptly fall asleep partway through because it is so predictable. It was directed... 

That ’70s Show: Season Two

September 21, 2011

Those crazy kids from Point Place are back with more wacky adventures as Kelso (Kutcher) and Jackie (Kunis) continue dating but unbeknownst to her, he’s also seeing Laurie (Kelly), Eric’s (Grace) trampy sister. Meanwhile, Eric and Donne (Prepon) get... 

BloodRayne: The Third Reich: Unrated Director’s Cut

July 5, 2011

Loosely based on the video game series of the same name, BloodRayne: The Third Reich (2010) is the latest installment in the film franchise about the titular character who is half human and half vampire, hunting and killing bloodsuckers through the 1800’s... 

Cher: The Film Collection

November 22, 2010

Here’s a film that I bet William Friedkin would like to forget. At a time when popular musical acts like The Beatles and The Monkees were starring in movie musicals, Sonny and Cher decided to cash in on the trend too with Good Times (1967). Bored between... 

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