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

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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11 Jun 2007 // 5:37 AM

Why Pink Floyd’s 1973 masterpiece continues to matter

Last week offered reason to revisit Sgt. Pepper, it having just turned 40. This week brings reason to revisit another conceptual rock monument: The Dark Side

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Boudin’s beachfront images on display at National Gallery of Art

WASHINGTON - During the summer months, many vacationers head to the beach to seek relief from soaring temperatures. This season, the National Gallery of Art

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