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Doc Martin: The Current Years (2011-2013)

Doc Martin: The Current Years (2011-2013)

February 19, 2014 | By

Now up: reviews of Doc Martin Seasons 5 and 6, plus some quick updates on the continuing transitions of Mondomark.com and KQEK.com.

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Doc Martin: The Early Years (2000-2007)

February 12, 2014 | By

In a lead-up to the release of Doc Martin: Season 6 – already available in the U.S., and delayed for Canada until mid-March – from the old site I’ve transferred reviews of the films, teleplays and seasons in which Britain’s grumpiest doctor debuted, and grew into a (slightly) romantic albeit still resiliently short-tempered man.

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Shockers Grim & Bright: The Other (1971) + How to Seduce a Virgin (1974)

Shockers Grim & Bright: The Other (1971) + How to Seduce a Virgin (1974)

February 10, 2014 | By

Just uploaded: reviews of The Other on Blu-ray (Twilight Time) + Jess Franco’s How to Seduce a Virgin / aka / Plaisir à trois (1974) from Mondo Macabro.

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Soundtrack Reviews

Soundtrack Reviews

February 7, 2014 | By

Newly uploaded soundtrack reviews of Alexandre Desplat’s Monuments Men (Sony Classical), Jóhann Jóhannsson’s Prisoners (WaterTower Music), and David Arnold + Michael Price’s Sherlock: Season 3 (Silva Screen).

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Snowmageddonapocalyptofinitusfinitatus 2014

Snowmageddonapocalyptofinitusfinitatus 2014

February 5, 2014 | By

A fascinating / whatever stills menagerie of the snowstorm that hit Toronto, taken in & around the Danforth.

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A Story of Children and Film: A DVD Tally

A Story of Children and Film: A DVD Tally

February 4, 2014 | By

For those who’ve now seen Mark Cousins’ A Story of Children and Film (2013), here’s a tally of what is and isn’t available on home video.

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jOBS (2013) + Welcome to Macintosh (2008)

jOBS (2013) + Welcome to Macintosh (2008)

February 4, 2014 | By

Reviews of the 2013 Steve Jobs biopic jOBS (Universal) + Robert Baca and Josh Rizzo’s Welcome to Macintosh (Baca Productions), plus links to a pair of new shorts at Big Head Amusements.

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Mark Cousins’ A Story of Children and Film

Mark Cousins’ A Story of Children and Film

February 3, 2014 | By

Review of Mark Cousins’ latest filmic essay, The Story of Children and Film, currently screening at The Bloor Cinema.

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Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D (2012)

Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D (2012)

February 3, 2014 | By

As promised, I’ve uploaded a review of Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D (MPI / IFC), and added reviews of the director’s last two films, Giallo (2009) and Mother of Tears (2007), from the old site. Also in today’s blog: some teaser images of a camera test using a rare video camera that appears as a prop in the meh biopic jOBS (2013).

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The Return of The Power (1984), plus The Kindred (1987)

The Return of The Power (1984), plus The Kindred (1987)

February 2, 2014 | By

As finishing touches are being added to a short camera test video tied to the upcoming reviews of jOBS (2013) and Welcome to Macintosh (2008), here are two reviews tied to filmmakers Jeffrey Obrow and Stephen Carpenter: The Power (1984), new on DVD from Scorpion Releasing, and the still-unavailable The Kindred (1987).

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