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Monday, September 21 2009

My Love-Hate Relationship with River Phoenix

From the moment that he appeared on screen in the film -- with a cigarette balanced between his fingers and the close-cropped haircut of a little boy -- media outlets had him pegged as the James Dean of the '80s.


Monday, May 26 2008

Indiana Jones: The Adventure Collection

There should be room in our collective imagination for a hero who makes mistakes, lots of them, and still saves the day -- these are films that should be owned.


Thursday, March 9 2006

The Thing Called Love: Director’s Cut (1993)

Country music provides a roadmap, guiding the characters away from disillusionment and toward a simpler, more straightforward way of life.


Monday, April 18 2005

Stand By Me: Deluxe Edition (1986)

Stand By Me is always worth celebrating.


Monday, March 7 2005

My Own Private Idaho: Criterion Collection (1991)

Mike and Scott live a strangely lyrical credence. Simultaneously inviting and resisting interpretation, they move on.


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