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Sunday, January 8 2012

The Best DVDs of 2011

With the continuing rise of Blu-ray, this year sees a lot of repeat entries. Just because they're here again, however, doesn't mean they're any less special.


Columns

Monday, April 27 2009

‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’: Check, Please

I hate it when a film takes a brilliant literary work and turns it into what it thinks the literary work should be.


Reviews

Thursday, October 27 2011

Audrey Hepburn in sparkling HD: 'Breakfast at Tiffany's: 50th Anniversary Edition'

A beautiful archetype of tragic misunderstanding, Holly moves us and touches us, not because of her troubled personal history but because of the honesty with which the dreamlike Audrey Hepburn plays her.


Monday, January 26 2009

Breakfast At Tiffany's: Paramount Centennial Collection

In many respects, this is a love letter to a tony, cosmopolitan New York which perhaps never existed, a Big Apple devoid of muggings, racial strife, or transit strikes.


Monday, February 20 2006

Breakfast at Tiffany's (Anniversary Edition) (1961)

I suppose we should just count ourselves fortunate Capote didn't write any Indian characters into Breakfast at Tiffany's, otherwise Blake Edwards might have asked Peter Sellers to break out the boot polish.


Monday, June 16 2003

Experiment in Terror (1962)

When the villain's dead and the feds go home, Kelly, Toby, and Lisa will still be adrift in a world of strange, hostile males, all waving their missiles at any attractive target who happens by.


Blogs

Wednesday, July 9 2014

'Operation Petticoat' Is Too Tightly Buttoned

Operation Petticoat, one of post-war America's more popular war flicks, is an example of the era's basically conservative teases.


Friday, February 24 2012

Hospital Noir: 'The Carey Treatment'

The Case of the Pathological Pathologist


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