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Wednesday, April 1 2009

The Princess Bride: Blu-Ray

Reiner and Goldman manage to marry timeless storytelling elements with modern comedic sensibilities in such a way that it will never feel corny, old-fashioned, or dated.


Tuesday, August 5 2008

The Princess Bride: 20th Anniversary Edition

This itself modern through that little smidgen of precocious reflexivity, and a healthy does of kitsch.


Wednesday, January 2 2008

Jack of all trades: Nicholson stars as a dying man


Wednesday, December 26 2007

The Bucket List

The Bucket List is the sort of movie you can watch in your sleep.


Monday, October 8 2007

Part 2 - Outsider Influences

TV was at a standstill. On one side -- the status quo. On the other -- the innovators from outside the mainstream. Guess who ended up winning the 'classics’ argument?


Friday, December 23 2005

Rumor Has It… (2005)

For a couple of minutes, such slippage between movie myths and mythic divas looks like it might turn charming, or maybe clever. But it doesn't.


Monday, April 18 2005

Stand By Me: Deluxe Edition (1986)

Stand By Me is always worth celebrating.


Thursday, June 19 2003

Alex & Emma (2003)

It is Alex's fantasy into which the film and Emma's seeming interests devolve.


Tuesday, March 25 2003

All in the Family: Second Season

In the case of All in the Family and Sanford and Son, 'groundbreaking' is not an overstatement.


Sunday, January 1 1995

This Is Spinal Tap (1984/2000)

Sixteen years ago, a young filmmaker named Marti DiBergi set out to capture, in his words, 'the sights, the sounds, and the smells' of a workhorse British rock band named Spinal Tap.


The Story of Us (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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