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Far from the Apple Tree DVD Review: Amazing Visuals Upgrade an Average Story

In Grant McPhee’s Far from the Apple Tree, Judith (Sorcha Groundsell) is a visual artist who is given the opportunity ...
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Titanic 4K UHD Limited-Edition Collector’s Boxed Set Review: A Must-Have for Titanic Lovers

James Cameron’s Titanic is 25 years old this year. To celebrate, 20th Century Fox and Paramount Pictures have put together ...
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Silver Bullet 4K UHD Review: A Reasonably Creepy Creature Feature

Based on Stephen King’s novellette The Cycle of the Werewolf, and with a screenplay also by King, one would expect ...
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Book Review: Milky Way by Miguel Vila

Milky Way by Miguel Vila is a truly exceptional graphic novel for adults who aren’t bothered by artistic nudity and ...
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The Last Tycoon (1976) Blu-ray Review: Uneven Goodness

In The Last Tycoon (Elia Kazan’s final film), it is the Great Depression and Robert De Niro plays stratospheric Hollywood ...
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The Fugitive (1993) 4K UHD Review: Non-Stop Action and Thrills

Andrew Davis’ The Fugitive is a non-stop action roller coaster that will leave you breathless. It is based on the ...
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Joyce Carol Oates: A Body in the Service of Mind DVD Review: An Intimate Conversation with a Living Legend

In just 89 minutes, Stig Bjorkman, the director, brings us the life of one of America’s most prolific writers (over ...
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Marathon Man 4K UHD Review: Is It Safe?

John Schlesinger’s movie Marathon Man was written by William Goldman from his novel of the same name. In it, “Babe” ...
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Duck Soup Blu-ray Review: I Could Dance with You ‘til the Cows Come Home

The Marx Brothers’ Duck Soup takes place in the fictional country of Freedonia. At the beginning of the movie, Mrs. ...
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Horse Feathers Blu-ray Review: What Do You Do for a Haddock?

In the fourth feature-length film from the Marx Brothers, Horse Feathers, Groucho plays Professor Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president ...
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Monkey Business (1931) Blu-ray Review: You Call This a Party?

Those who have watched a few Marx Brothers movies know that Margaret Dumont is often trying to get her hands ...
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Book Review: Find the Xenomorph – An Aliens Search-and-Find Book Illustrated by Kevin Crossley

The Alien franchise, along with Titan Books, has published their own search-and-find book titled Find the Xenomorph. Can you find ...
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Animal Crackers (1930) Blu-ray Review: The Marx Brothers Find Their Stride

The Marx Brothers’ Animal Crackers was their second feature-length “talkie.” Groucho stars as Captain Spaulding, a celebrated African explorer who ...
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The Cocoanuts Blu-ray Review: Classic Comedy Starts to Age

The Cocoanuts (1929) was the Marx Brothers first feature-length film. It was also the first “talkie” to credit two directors, ...
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Terms of Endearment 4K UHD Review: Great Performances Make for a Great Film

James L. Brooks produced, wrote, and directed Terms of Endearment based on the popular novel by Larry McMurtry. He also ...
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Scrooged 4K UHD Review: The Ghost of Murray’s Sense of Humor

Richard Donner’s Scrooged is a “comedic” retelling of Charles Dickens’ 19th century novella, A Christmas Carol.  Bill Murray plays Frank ...
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Witness 4K UHD Review: Competent Thriller; Excellent Romance

Peter Weir’s Witness is a contemporary police drama / romance that takes place in 1984 in Philadelphia and the Amish ...
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Rebel Without a Cause 4K UHD Review: A Beautiful Film that Shoots You in the Heart

Nicholas Ray’s Rebel Without a Cause concerns itself with children learning how to be adults and their parents who never ...
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Justice League x RWBY: Super Heroes & Huntsmen, Part Two 4K UHD Review: Once Again, It Is All About the Fighting

In Justice League x RWBY: Super Heroes & Huntsmen , Part One, the Justice League (Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green ...
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Book Review: Conan the Barbarian by L. Sprague De Camp and Lin Carter

The novel Conan the Barbarian by L. Sprague De Camp and Lin Carter is the official motion picture adaptation of ...
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The Dark Power Blu-ray Review: A Solid Creature Feature

In The Dark Power, several young coeds who have yet to learn that, in the winter time, clothes will help ...
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Le Mépris (Contempt) 4K UHD Review: Contemplative, Frustrating, and Painfully Sad

Le Mépris (Contempt) written and directed by Jean-Luc Godard in 1963 is based on a 1954 Italian novel called Il ...
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Paramount Scares Volume 1 4K UHD Review: An Embarrassment of Riches

The Paramount Scares Volume 1 4K UHD box set comes packed full of scares. First there are the five movies, ...
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Kiss the Girls 4K UHD Review: A Quality Thriller Showing Its Age

Early in Gary Fleder’s Kiss the Girls, Washington, D.C. forensic psychologist and detective Alex Cross (Morgan Freeman) goes to North ...
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RWBY Volume 9 Blu-ray Review: Beware the Jabberwocky

RWBY Volume 9 continues the story of Team RWBY (pronounced Ruby), who are made up of Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, ...
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Crime and Punishment (2002) Blu-ray Review: Too Much Punishment

Crispin Glover plays Roskolnikov in Menahem Golan’s adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s novel Crime and Punishment. Roskolnikov has recently published a ...
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The Exorcist 4K UHD Review: William Friedkin’s Masterpiece

William Friedkin's The Exorcist is based on the novel and screenplay by William Peter Blatty. The film opens in Iraq, ...
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After Dark, My Sweet Blu-ray Review: A Strong Film Noir from Director James Foley

Based on the novel by Jim Thompson, After Dark, My Sweet, stars Jason Patric (in an early outing meant to ...
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Book Review: Uncle Scrooge & Donald Duck in Les Misérables and War and Peace by Giovan Battista Carpi

Disney presents a new addition to the Fantagraphics series of collected cartoons. In this volume we get both “The Secret ...
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Cocaine Bear 4K UHD Review: Fans of the Genre Might be Pleased

In 1985, a drug dealer dumped cocaine out of his Cessna and then fell from the plane to his death. ...
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Crime + Punishment in Suburbia Blu-ray Review: Mostly Punishment

Crime + Punishment in Suburbia, written by Larry Gross in the early 1990’s and directed by Rob Schmidt in 2000 ...
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Brightwood DVD Review: An Independent Horror Flick with a Blood-Soaked Heart

Brightwood, written, directed, and edited by Dane Elcar, and starring Dana Berger as Jen, and Max Woertendyke as Dan, is ...
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East of Eden (1955) 4K Ultra HD Review: All Kinds of Perfection

Elia Kazan’s movie version of John Steinbeck’s novel East of Eden is a retelling of the Cain and Abel story. ...
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Star Pilot Blu-ray Review: Space Satire Points Finger at Self

Pietro Francisci’s Star Pilot (2 + 5 Missione Hydra in Italian, 1966) stars Leonora Ruffo and Anthony Freeman, and begins ...
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Invaders from Mars (1953) Blu-ray Review: Classic Science Fiction Gets the Royal Treatment

Invaders from Mars (1953) concerns a young boy named David MacLean (Jimmy Hunt - who carries much of the film ...
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Whisper of the Heart (2022) Blu-ray Review: A Delightful Romance for All Ages

Whisper of the Heart (2022) is a Japanese romance starring Nana Seino as Shizuku (She-Zoo-Koo) and Tori Matsuzaka as Seiji ...
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Gorky Park Blu-ray Review: Strange Accents Nearly Ruin a Strong Thriller

Gorky Park (1983), starring William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Joanna Pacula, and Brian Dennehy, is a thriller set in Cold War ...
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Book Review: Inside Comedy: The Soul, Wit, and Bite of Comedy and Comedians of the Last Five Decades by David Steinberg

David Steinberg is a man of many talents. He performed improv at Second City before becoming a stand-up comedian known ...
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The Strawberry Blonde Blu-ray Review: A Sweet and Charming Piece of Old Hollywood

The Strawberry Blonde (1941) is directed by Raoul Walsh; stars James Cagney, Olivia De Havilland, and Rita Hayworth; and is ...
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Justice League x RWBY: Super Heroes & Huntsmen, Part One Blue-ray Review: When There Is Action, the Film Shines

Justice League x RWBY: Super Heroes & Huntsman, Part One has been released direct-to-video and follows a separate storyline from ...
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Book Review: The Trees Grew Because I Bled There by Eric LaRocca

The Trees Grew Because I Bled There by Bram Stoker Award Finalist Eric LaRocca is a collection of “literary dark ...
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Chilly Scenes of Winter Criterion Collection Blu-ray Review: The Star of the Movie Is Director Joan Micklin Silver

Joan Micklin Silver’s Chilly Scenes of Winter is based on the best-selling book of the same name by Ann Beattie. ...
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Book Review: Five Decembers by James Kestrel 

Joe McGrady has been a beat cop in Hawaii since he left the Army five years ago. But it’s the ...
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Book Review: Tough Tender by Max Allan Collins

Tough Tender, by Max Allan Collins, is the latest double-issue reprint from Hard Case Crime book publishers and includes two ...
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Book Review: Castle in the Air by Donald E. Westlake

Castle in the Air, by Donald E. Westlake, is a recent crime caper reprint (1980) from the always entertaining Hard ...
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Book Review: Two for the Money by Max Allan Collins

Two for the Money, by Max Allan Collins, is the latest double issue reprint from the almost always good Hard ...
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Book Review: Wolverine: Weapon X Omnibus by Cerasini, Mack, and Matthews

Wolverine: Weapon X Omnibus is a collection of three classic Logan, aka Wolverine of X-Men fame, novels from Titan Books. ...
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Book Review: The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Crusader’s Curse by Stuart Douglas

The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Crusader’s Curse (2020) by Stuart Douglas is the thirty-second entry in The Further Adventures of ...
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Book Review: Marvel Spider-Man: Miles Morales – Wings of Fury by Brittney Morris

Marvel Spider-Man: Miles Morales - Wings of Fury by Brittney Morris is a prequel to the video game Marvel Spider-Man: ...
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Book Review: Harry Dean Stanton: Hollywood’s Zen Rebel by Joseph B. Atkins

Harry Dean Stanton: Hollywood's Zen Rebel, by Joseph B. Atkins (University Press of Kentucky, 2020), is a carefully crafted tribute ...
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Book Review: Maureen O’Hara: The Biography by Aubrey Malone

Maureen O'Hara: The Biography by Aubrey Malone (University Press of Kentucky - 2020) is a heartfelt biography of the screen ...
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Book Review: Serpentine by Philip Pullman

Serpentine, by Philip Pullman, is the latest entry into the author’s much lauded His Dark Materials. Coming in at fewer ...
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Book Review: The Autobiography of Kathryn Janeway, edited by Una McCormack

The Autobiography of Kathryn Janeway, by Una McCormack, is the third book in a series of planned Star Trek “autobiographies” ...
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Book Review: Star Trek: The Artistry of Dan Curry by Dan Curry and Ben Robinson

In Star Trek: The Artistry of Dan Curry by Dan Curry and Ben Robinson, the reader is constantly reminded that ...
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