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The End of a Great Run: Billy Wilder’s The Fortune Cookie

The End of a Great Run: Billy Wilder’s The Fortune Cookie

May 23, 2017 | By

Review of The Fortune Cookie (1966), Billy Wilder’s last film of the 1960s, new on Blu via Twilight Time.

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The Return of Moby Dick

The Return of Moby Dick

May 22, 2017 | By

Review of John Huston’s stirring adaptation of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick (1956), released on Blu by Twilight Time.

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TJFF 2017: Rebekah Reiko & Yossi Fine’s Mandala Beats (2016)

TJFF 2017: Rebekah Reiko & Yossi Fine’s Mandala Beats (2016)

May 19, 2017 | By

Review of Mandala Beats (2016), Rebekah Reiko’s documentary on gifted Israeli bassist Yossi Fine, and his trip to the Rajasthan International Folk Festival in India. The short documentary had its World Premiere this past weekend at TJFF 2017.

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TJFF: Edith Jorisch’s The Heir / L’heritier (2017)

TJFF: Edith Jorisch’s The Heir / L’heritier (2017)

May 11, 2017 | By

Review of The Heir / L’heritier (2017), Edith Jorisch’s chronicle of her grandfather’s efforts to reclaim 3 paintings stolen by the Nazis in 1939. The short documentary screens May 11 at TJFF 2017. Also happening tonight: rare 35mm screenings of Joshua Then and Now (TJFF) + Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (The Royal).

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TJFF 2017: The Return of Adam Bomb and The Garbage Pail Kids

TJFF 2017: The Return of Adam Bomb and The Garbage Pail Kids

May 10, 2017 | By

Review of Jeff Zapata and Joe Simko’s affectionate documentary 30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story (2016), which recently screened at TJFF 2017, and features a wealth of interviews, including artists Art Spielgelman, John Pound, Tom Bunk, and James Warhola.

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TJFF 2017: Ferenc Török’s 1945 (2017)

TJFF 2017: Ferenc Török’s 1945 (2017)

May 9, 2017 | By

Review of Ferenc Török’s 1945 (2017), which recently screened at TJFF 2017, and dramatizes the exposure of a dark secret by two strangers visiting a post-WWII town in Hungary.

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Woody Allen’s Another Woman (1988)

Woody Allen’s Another Woman (1988)

May 8, 2017 | By

Review of Twilight Time’s new Blu-ray edition of Woody Allen’s underrated drama Another Woman (1988).

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Paura: Lucio Fulci Remembered (2008) and Wax Mask (1997)

Paura: Lucio Fulci Remembered (2008) and Wax Mask (1997)

May 5, 2017 | By

Review of Wax Mask / M.D.C. – Maschera di cera (1997), new on Blu from One 7 Movies + from the KQEK.com archives, Mike Baronas’ affectionate portrait of the legendary eye trauma auteur, Paura: Lucio Fulci Remembered (2008) on DVD.

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The Return of Peyton Place, and its Progeny, Twin Peaks 2017

The Return of Peyton Place, and its Progeny, Twin Peaks 2017

May 1, 2017 | By

Review of Peyton Place (1957), Twilight Time’s Blu-ray of the blockbuster film based on Grace Metalious’ mega-selling novel, and the inspiration for David Lynch & Mark Frost’s Twin Peaks (1990-1991, and 2017).

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CanCon101: Cathy’s Curse (1977)

CanCon101: Cathy’s Curse (1977)

April 28, 2017 | By

In the latest installment of CanCon 101, a review of Eddy Matalon’s canuxploitation classique Cathy’s Curse (1977), released on Blu via Severin Films.

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