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//Features

Spending Time with 'Les Blank: Always for Pleasure' | 4 Mar 2015 // 8:20 PM

Les Blank's intimate documentaries are staged when time slows and music, food, and community come together.

The Best DVDs of 2011 | 8 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

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

How About Some Noah Baumbach, Paul Thomas Anderson, Robert Altman & Akira Kurosawa for the Holidays? | 8 Dec 2016 // 8:00 PM

If you ever wonder why certain elements get tossed into a movie, remember: beauty never needs to be justified. These and other thoughts on recent Blu-ray releases.

Separate But Unequal: 'Pioneers of African-American Cinema' | 8 Aug 2016 // 8:30 PM

Funded by Kickstarter, this five-disc set preserves and restores the most significant collection of "race films" on DVD and Blu-ray.

//Reviews

Slapstick, Thrills, Spooks and Camera Tricks in the 9.5mm Format | 16 Nov 2016 // 5:00 AM

Indie entrepreneurs Undercrank Productions and Grapevine Video keep old silent films preserved for new generations.

Mean Streets Meet Clean Streets: 'Bill Elliott Detective Mysteries' | 20 Apr 2014 // 8:10 PM

Despite tough breaks, happy endings prevail thanks to the intelligence and professionalism of law enforcement.

//Blogs

Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life | 25 Oct 2016 // 8:45 PM

The best of this stuff'll kill you.

That's Keaton, Buster: The Complete Silent Shorts | 6 Jul 2016 // 9:00 PM

These 32 shorts are often ingenious and for some reason rely frequently on cross-dressing.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Here Comes the Bloom: Timothy Bloom Takes Hip-Hop to the Sock-Hop

// Sound Affects

"More sock-hop than hip-hop, soulster Timothy Bloom does a stunning '50s revamp on contemporary R&B.

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