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Yes, It's ‘Déjà Vu‘ All Over Again

Here's a romantic reincarnation thriller whose plot twists and chronology perch it between The Reincarnation of Peter Proud and Dead Again.

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'The Female Animal' Is Better Than She Seems

Film buffs interested in Hollywood's stealthy attempts to be more frankly sexual may enjoy The Female Animal.

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'Caltiki': The Creeping Blob!

Even at its most creaky in between the hair-raising scenes of queasy ickiness, this movie appeals to style mavens, auteur watchers, and horror historians.

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Smudge and Jury: The Punk-Noir Pulp of 'I, The Jury'

With all the roughneck charm of a '40s-era pulp novel and much style to spare, I, The Jury is a good, popcorn-filling yarn.

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'Two O'Clock Courage' Is Only a Quarter to Noir

This is a solid minor crime lark that tips its fedora to basic noir tropes.

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We Destroyed New York Long Ago With 'Deluge'

Here's a rediscovery for fans of old-school physical effects and early science fiction talkies.

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Ken Russell's 'The Boy Friend' Razzle-Dazzles 'em

Russell loves the homely spit-and-bailing-wire reality as much as the polished eye-popping fantasy of theatre.

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Stuck in the Middle: Relationship Tangles in 'Somewhere in the Middle'

This, here, is 90 minutes spent with the kinds of people you take special care to avoid in your workplace, your neighbourhood, or just about anywhere in your everyday life.

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Paranoia's on the Wing in 'No Highway in the Sky'

James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich star in an early airplane disaster picture.

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Hart of the Western: 'Wagon Tracks'

William S. Hart is the original strong silent type.

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Stone Dead: Murder and Myth in 'Medousa'

A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.

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'Doc Savage' and 'Time After Time', As Seen Through Older Eyes, Now

We can see, now, that Nicholas Meyer learned the lesson of George Pal's Time Machine, even if Pal didn't.

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We're 'Children of Divorce', We're Doomed to Glamour!

Frank Lloyd's silent film explores how the other half suffers.

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Keep Off: 'Private Property' Takes a Dip in Adult Waters

In the early '60s, Hollywood was struggling to convey the idea that people now and then have sex.

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The Horrors, the Horrors, or Get Your Halloween On

This bevy of B or Z horrors upclassed to Blu-ray will help you get scared the old-fashioned way.

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I'm Going to Kill You: 'Johnny Guitar' Gets the Class Treatment

One tends to watch this film open-mouthed in wonder at the forceful dialogue, the colorful imagery, and the sheer emotional punch of its women.

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Make Something Called 'Cat People', and Make It Cheap

Val Lewton turned a B assignment into a spooky classic about a woman's fear of her own sexuality.

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Guys & Dolls & Stiffs in 'Stop, You're Killing Me'

A slight case of murder gets even slighter in this '50s remake.

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She Did It Her Way: 'Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words'

Home-movies show us the real star as Bergman's children tell us about their real mother.

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