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Bigger Than Life: Criterion Collection

March 19, 2010

Bigger Than Life (1956) is an intriguing work in director Nicholas Ray’s fascinating filmography. He got his start in progressive theater and radio and an interest in social commentary manifested itself in his Hollywood debut assisting Elia Kazan on... 

The Odd Couple: Centennial Collection

March 18, 2009

Based on Neil Simon’s hit Broadway play of the same name, The Odd Couple (1968) features the classic comedic duo of Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau as hopelessly (and hilariously) mismatched roommates. Mike Nichols directed the play which won several... 

Charade

February 21, 2003

It’s a cliché to say but they really don’t make movies like Charade (1963) anymore. Jonathan Demme’s remake, The Truth About Charlie (2002) only reinforces this notion with its miscasting of the two leads, Mark Wahlberg and Thandie... 

JFK (Director’s Cut Two-Disc Special Edition)

December 6, 2001

They say that the third time’s the charm and this certainly applies to the latest DVD version of Oliver Stone’s film, JFK (1991). Previous incarnations included a movie-only edition spread over two sides of a single disc and an extras-packed two DVD... 

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