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Boy Meets World: The Complete Second Season

How did Boy Meets World manage to stay on the air for seven years?.

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Wild at Heart: Special Edition (1990)

'The most rewarding thing about working with David,' says cinematographer Frederick Elmes, 'is helping him see the vision through.'"

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How to Steal a Million (1966)

When Simon enters the picture, it doesn't take much (a few batted eyelashes and Audrey Hepburn in a nightie) for him to overlook her father's crimes.

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	Snow Patrol: Live at Somerset House: August 8th 2004 [DVD]

When a band really succeeds live, they have the power to take the audience on a trip. Whether you’re front row or 100 yards away,

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28 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Simpsons Christmas 2

The Simpsons has flown below the radar, with the freedom of a cult show and the luxuries of a mass audience.

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28 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

Home Movies, Season One

The animation serves one of the most impressive aspects of the show's first season: the fact that it was largely improvised.

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Nói albinói (Noi the Albino) (2003)

The desolate comedy made by this group of not-strictly professionals is extraordinary, in large part because, as Kári says, it asks viewers to 'use their own imaginations'.

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28 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

Luther (2003)

This is the type of movie you can imagine history teachers embracing, on account of the facile and accessible way it tackles the subject matter.

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28 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

Garden State (2004)

Natalie Portman brings to this sad, strange, vibrant girl her own remarkable, brilliant energy.

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28 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

Animal Farm (1954)

I'd love to know what Orwell thought of this re-appropriation, if he felt the themes and intent were bastardized, if the CIA thing got his blood hot.

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	Various Artists: Homesick Vol. 1 [DVD]

It brings together 13 videos from across the pop-punk and hardcore spectrum into one collection.

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27 Dec 2004 // 11:00 PM

	George Harrison: The Dark Horse Years 1976-1992 [DVD]

Harrison fans will certainly find enjoyment in watching this DVD, but knowing that it could've been so much more without a great deal more effort... that's just downright depressing.

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22 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

Stander (2003)

Reasoning that 'a white man can get away with anything today,' Stander sets out to distract the police as well as show up their prejudice.

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The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

Demme's movie reasserts that the fabled U.S. political landscape isn't transparent or democratic, but instead, corrupted by the individuals who manage it.

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King Arthur: Extended Unrated Director’s Cut (2004)

'The idea of these young boys being taken away from home at a young age... reminded me a lot of my own culture,' says director Antoine Fuqua.

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22 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

Hi, Mom (1970)

It is slightly odd to see Robert DeNiro so young and handsome, giving a performance so deftly naturalistic.

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22 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Vol. 03 (2004)

As our own physical reality becomes more entwined with virtual ones, Ghost in the Shell couldn't be more apt.

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22 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

Farmingville (2004)

This searing documentary argues against the use of near-slave-level migrant labor, implying that the United States' economy would collapse without it. In making this case, the film indicts a first world population that doesn't want to do its own dirty work.

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Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)

Amid all the overreaching, expensive, mostly tacky ambition of the summer's movies, it's good to see a B-movie that knows what it is.

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	Mates of State: Two of Us [DVD]

Whoever wrote the blurb describing Two of Us as “a documentary made by a fan, for the fan” certainly won’t be accused of false

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