Articles tagged blu-ray, terrence malick, photography, painting, french new wave, italian neo-realism, 1970s, afi, harvard, peter bogdanovich, ray carney, john cassavetes, haskell wexler, nestor almendros, ennio morr

For those who have been out of the mainstream pop scene for a while, Miley Cyrus, alias Hannah Montana, is the reigning teen queen with

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11 Aug 2008 // 4:44 AM

Whenever Steve Seagal, Wesley Snipes and Jean-Claude Van Damme are around you can expect plenty of blazing bullets and plenty of flying bodies. They are

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4 Aug 2008 // 4:14 AM

One of the greatest westerns of all time, “Lonesome Dove” (Genius, 1989, $39.82), arrives Tuesday in the DVD Blu-ray format. Although the four-part miniseries was made for

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Just to prove it’s serious about this Blu-ray business, Paramount Home Video is releasing several titles in the high-definition DVD format. The group includes

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30 Jun 2008 // 3:44 AM

“Holy technology, Batman! We’re on Blu-ray!” You have to figure that’s what Robin would shout if he found out that “Batman: The Movie” (2

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National Gallery exhibit focuses on early photographic technique

“92nd Gordon Highlanders at Edinburgh Castle” (1846) WASHINGTON - How much would you pay for a photographic print of a special foreign destination? Ten dollars, maybe $20?

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26 Mar 2008 // 3:19 AM

You may be itching to buy a Blu-ray DVD player now that the format has won the high-definition disc standard war. But you may want

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12 Feb 2008 // 12:03 AM

SAN FRANCISCO - The HD-DVD format took another blow Monday as online video-rental giant Netflix pledged to offer high-definition DVD’s only in the rival

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Gone and Not Forgotten: The PopMatters DVD Wish List

A lot of good movies are still missing from DVD. Here is a list of 25 that PopMatters feels have been unceremoniously left to simply fade away.

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19 Dec 2007 // 10:00 PM

Days of Heaven

Malick puts the visual and aural emphasis on a vast, natural world that would be nothing more than a backdrop to the human story for most filmmakers, creating a breathtaking visual experience.

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30 Nov 2007 // 5:12 AM

High-definition DVDs have been around for more than a year, but there hasn’t exactly been a stampede to buy them. For many consumers, the

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22 Oct 2007 // 2:52 AM

New York is awash in photojournalism—but is it art?

NEW YORK—The panoramic photograph of a bootless soldier, sprawled almost gracefully in death in Afghanistan, might have made readers pause for a moment if

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18 Sep 2007 // 4:45 AM

Blu-ray and HD DVD: Fighting for the small screen

You really needed another component in your stack, didn’t you? The Audio/Video Receiver, the cable/satellite box, the DVD player and the CD

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30 Aug 2007 // 3:12 AM

Dedication

It's Henry's movie, and for all his eccentricities and fixations and rages, he's a very conventional man.

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Women Who Write by Stefan Bollmann

The category "women who write" has been interpreted in its broadest sense, to refreshing effect.

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Sarolta Zalatnay: Sarolta Zalatnay

Ultimate, absolute, utter gusto would need more waaaaaow! but the gusto she's got is great.

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18 Jul 2007 // 11:32 PM

Another Cassavetes heard from: director Zoe

“Columbo’s playing Wiffle ball with me!” Zoe Cassavetes remembers thinking happily, back when she was a little girl in 1970s L.A. There she

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12 Jul 2007 // 3:17 AM

Broken English (2007)

Parker Posey's performance during these potentially too-precious moments of anticipation is perfect.

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Getting Loose by Sam Binkley

Binkley does more than simply mark the transition from Yippy to yuppie.

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The Damned: Damned Damned Damned

This lavishly packaged three-disc edition makes a strong case for this excellent punk album's entry into the "must have" canon alongside the classic debuts from the Sex Pistols and the Clash.

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