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Based on the acclaimed novel that transformed the Romantic era and starring Mia Wasikowska, Ezra Miller, Logan Marshall-Green, and Henry Lloyd-Hughes. Official selection -2014 Telluride Film Festival Official selection -2014 Toronto International Film Festival Official selection -2014 London Film Festival
Set in New York City on the brink of Lincoln's assassination, Detective Kevin Corcoran (Tom Weston-Jones) struggles to tame the wartime metropolis while wrestling with personal demons, including the betrayal of his wife and best friend. And when Tammany Hall's outspoken General Brendan Donovan (Donal Logue) returns from the Civil War to restore law and order in the Sixth Ward...
Travels the globe to show how prostitutes really live and work today. The conclusion to internationally renowned director Michael Glawogger's globalization trilogy, following Megacities (1998) and Workingman's Death (2005), Whores' Glory depicts the skin trade in three economically divergent countries.
Two releases showcasing the work of acclaimed filmmaker Fritz Lang: the Blu-ray and DVD release of his epic Die Nibelungen (consisting of two parts, Siegfried and Kriemhild's Revenge), and Fritz Lang: The Early Works, a three-DVD collection containing three of the master filmmaker's earliest silent films from Germany: Harakiri, The Wandering Shadow, and Four Around the Woman.
Based on the Henry James novel of freedom and seduction. Isabel Archer (Nicole Kidman) is a young woman of daring independence and equally fierce desires. Her headstrong innocence is no match, however, for the manipulations of her duplicitous friend Madame Merle (Barbara Hershey) and the devious Gilbert Osmond (John Malkovich).
Based on the Modern Classic Novel by Guy de Maupassant, the film follows penniless soldier Georges Duroy (Robert Pattinson), who has returned to Paris from the war around the turn of the century. Duroy quickly learns that by using his wit and powers of seduction, he can improve his financial and social status.
DVD Review HOUSE OF PLEASURES:
Heavily represented on 2011 "Best Of" lists, this French film promises to be both an erotic and visual treat, boasting one of the largest casts in recent memory.
DVD Review BELLE DE JOUR (BLU-RAY)
The ageless Catherine Deneuve gives one of her most remarkable performances in Luis Bunuel's surreal classic. I can't wait to see how great it looks on a Criterion Collection Blu-ray disc.
DVD Review GIGI (BLU-RAY)
After going my whole life without seeing this Best Picture Oscar winner, it took Warner's Blu-ray release for me to finally give it a chance.
DVD Review GAUMONT TREASURES 1897-1913
Although the Gaumont studio is not a household word in America, it was at the very forefront of motion pictures in the early years. This amazing set from Kino brings to home video over 100 seldom-seen movies from the dawn of cinema by three of the leading creators at Gaumont. One DVD each is devoted to the directors Alice Guy, Louis Feuillade and the little-remembered L╚once Perret, giving the viewer a fascinating cross-section of these early silents, with some amazing treasuresˇwould you believe color and sound movies in 1905?
DVD Review FORBIDDEN HOLLYWOOD COLLECTION, VOLUME THREE
Six films' worth of pre-Code goodness, from the TCM Archives.
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