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It’s a Different Kind of Road Trip in Ingmar Bergman’s Classic, ‘Wild Strawberries’

Over the course of his trip, our protagonist will have a series of experiences that show him aspects of his past life and bring him to a realization of how he needs to change.

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19 Apr 2011 // 12:30 PM

Sofia Coppola’s ‘Somewhere’ comes to DVD

LOS ANGELES — Sofia Coppola, daughter of director Francis Ford Coppola, was looking for a smaller project after making the big-budget period film “Marie Antoinette” in 2006.

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Two opposing views of England: ‘The King’s Speech’ and ‘Kes’

There will always be an England, but which England? This week’s home video releases include two acclaimed films — “The King’s Speech,” which focuses

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‘The King’s Speech’ stands above newest Blu-ray titles

A multi-award-winning drama tops this week’s lineup of the latest Blu-ray releases. It’s not often that film critics and film fans so overwhelmingly

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Martin Scorsese’s gritty ‘Taxi Driver’ tops list of latest Blu-rays

The powerful psychological drama “Taxi Driver” leads this week’s lineup of new Blu-ray titles. Deftly directed by Martin Scorsese, “Taxi Driver 35th Anniversary Edition”

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A fascinating white-collar expose, “The Informant!” (Warner Brothers, 2009, $35.99), leads to the latest list of titles arriving on Blu-ray this week. “The Informant!” stars Matt Damon

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Director Martin Scorsese’s absorbing look at mob life, “GoodFellas: 20th Anniversary Edition” (Warner Brothers, 1990, $34.99), tops this week’s list of Blu-ray releases. Scorsese’s

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An exciting adaptation of a classic comic strip, “The Phantom” (Lionsgate, 1996, $19.99), and a comedy-drama, “A Serious Man” (Universal, 2009, $36.98), lead this week’s new titles arriving

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When girls are good they are very good, but when they are bad they are even better. And during the height of the film noir

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One of England’s most enduring characters, Robin Hood, swings back into action in one of several sparkling new DVD sets recently released by BBC

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A must-see documentary, “WWII in HD” (A&E, 2009, $39.95), and a vivid look at a pop icon, “Michael Jackson: This Is It” (Sony, 2009, $39.95), lead a

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A science-fiction drama, “Moon” (Sony, 2008, $37.95), and a tense adventure, “Cliffhanger” (Sony, 1993, $24.95), top this week’s parade of new titles on Blu-ray. “Moon” explores the melancholy

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An animated movie based on a popular kids’ book, “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” (Sony, 2009, $39.95), and a well-done sequel, “Cheaper by the Dozen 2” (20th

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Mel Brooks Collection, ‘Trek’ Season 3 top new Blu-ray releases

A tribute to a comic genius, “The Mel Brooks Collection” (20th Century Fox, $139.99), and the finale of a classic sci-fi TV series, “Star Trek: The

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The mystery thriller “Angels & Demons” (Sony, 2009, $39.95) tops this week’s list of new titles on Blu-ray. Tom Hanks is Professor Robert Langdon who seems

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Arguably the most famous motion picture ever made, “Gone With The Wind” (1939), and a rebooting of a science-fiction legend, “Star Trek” (2009), sit atop this week’

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16 Nov 2009 // 8:04 AM

World Series mega DVD collection is baseball heaven

More than any other professional sport, Major League Baseball has a special bond with its history. The game we watch today is the same one

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An iconic film from the 1960s, “Easy Rider” (Sony, 1969, $39.95), leads this week’s list of new Blu-ray releases. Stars Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper had

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David Byrne had just flooded his hotel bathroom and needed some help. It was late 1980, and the idiosyncratic guitarist and front man of the rock

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The landmark Walt Disney production “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” (Walt Disney, 1937, $39.99) and the splendid fantasy “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” (Warner, 1971, $34.99) top

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

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"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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