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//Features

Spending Time with 'Les Blank: Always for Pleasure' | 4 Mar 2015 // 9:20 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 // 4:00 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 // 9:00 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 // 9:30 PM

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

//Reviews

Shirley Clarke's Films Collected and Restored | 12 Dec 2016 // 9:45 PM

Every short film, documentary and home movie here tells you something about this indefatigable dynamo and largely overlooked artist.

Slapstick, Thrills, Spooks and Camera Tricks in the 9.5mm Format | 16 Nov 2016 // 6:00 AM

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

//Blogs

Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life | 25 Oct 2016 // 9:45 PM

The best of this stuff'll kill you.

That's Keaton, Buster: The Complete Silent Shorts | 6 Jul 2016 // 10:00 PM

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

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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