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DVD Review: “These Old Broads”

Posted on · (Sony. 2001/2009. 1 hour, 29 minutes. Not Rated. Color. Directed by Matthew Diamond.) Shirley MacLaine (Kate Westbourne), Debbie Reynolds (Piper Grayson), Joan Collins (Addie Holden), Elizabeth Taylor (Beryl Mason), Jonathan Silverman (Wesley Westbourne), Pat Crawford Brown (Miriam Hodges), Nestor Carbonell (Gavin).

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DVD Review: “Husbands”

Posted on · (Sony. 1970/2009. 2 hours, 21 minutes. Rated PG-13 for sexual situations, language, drunkenness, and brief domestic violence. Directed by John Cassavetes.) Ben Gazzara, John Cassavetes, Peter Falk, Jenny Runacre, Jenny Lee Wright.

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Blu-Ray Review: “Midnight Express”

Posted on · (Sony. 1978/2009. 2 hours, 1 minute. Rated R. Directed by Alan Parker.) Brad Davis (Billy Hayes), Irene Miracle (Susan), Bo Hopkins (Tex), Paolo Bonacelli (Rifki), Paul L. Smith (Hamidou), Randy Quaid (Jimmy Booth), John Hurt (Max). Music by Giorgio Moroder.

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Blu-Ray Review: “Dr. Strangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb”

Posted on · (1964/2009. Columbia Pictures. 1 hour, 33 minutes. 1 disc. Black & white. Widescreen. Rated PG for thematic elements, some violent content, sexual humor and mild language (2005 re-rating). Directed by Stanley Kubrick.) Peter Sellers (Group Captain Lionel Mandrake / President Merkin Muffley / Dr. Strangelove), George C. Scott (General 'Buck' Turgidson), Sterling Hayden (Brigadier General Jack Ripper), Slim Pickens (Major 'King' Kong), Peter Bull (Russian Ambassador Alexi de Sadesky), James Earl Jones (Lieutenant Lothar Zogg). Music by Laurie Johnson.

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DVD Review: “The Strange One”

Posted on · (Sony. 1957/2009. 1 hour, 40 minutes. Not Rated. Directed by Jack Garfein.) Ben Gazzara, Pat Hingle, Peter Mark Richman, Arthur Storch, Paul E. Richards, Larry Gates, Clifton James, Geoffrey Horne, James Olson, Julie Wilson, George Peppard Music by Kenyon Hopkins.

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DVD Review: “Confessions of a Shopaholic”

Posted on · (Touchstone Home Entertainment. 1 hour, 45 minutes. Rated PG for some mild language and thematic elements. Directed by P.J. Hogan.) Isla Fisher (Rebecca Bloomwood), Hugh Dancy (Luke Brandon), Joan Cusack (Jane Bloomwood), John Goodman (Graham Bloomwood), John Lithgow (Edgar West), Kristin Scott Thomas (Alette Naylor), Fred Armisen (Ryan Koenig), Leslie Bibb (Alicia Billington), Lynn Redgrave (Drunken Lady at Ball), Julie Hagerty (Hayley), Wendie Malick (Miss Korch). Music by James Newton Howard.

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Blu-Ray Review: “Waltz With Bashir”

Posted on · (Sony Pictures Classics. 1 hour, 30 minutes. Rated R for some disturbing images of atrocities, strong violence, brief nudity and a scene of graphic sexual content. Directed by Ari Folman.) Featuring the voices of Ron Ben-Yishai, Ronny Dayag, Ari Folman, Dror Harazi, Yehezkel Lazarov, Mickey Leon. Music by Max Richter.

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Blu-Ray Review: “Striking Distance”

Posted on · (1993/2009. Columbia Pictures. 1 hour, 41 minutes. Color. Widescreen. 1 disc. Rated R for violence, strong language and a sex scene. Directed by Rowdy Herrington.) Bruce Willis (Det. Tom Hardy), Sarah Jessica Parker (Jo Christman), Dennis Farina (Capt. Nick Detillo), Tom Sizemore (Det. Danny Detillo), Brion James (Det. Eddie Eiler), Robert Pastorelli (Det. Jimmy Detillo). Music by Brad Fiedel.

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DVD Review: “The Jack Lemmon Film Collection”

Posted on · (Sony. 6 Discs. Not Rated. B&W/Color.) Phffft! (1954. Directed by Mark Robson. Music by Frederick Hollander.) Operation Mad Ball (1957, Richard Quine, George Duning). The Notorious Landlady (1962, Quine, Duning). Under the Yum Yum Tree (1963, David Swift, Frank DeVol). Good Neighbor Sam (1964, Swift, DeVol).

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Blu-Ray Review: “Air Force One”

Posted on · (Sony. 1997/2009. 1 Disc. Color. 1 hour, 58 minutes. Rated R for violence. Directed by Wolfgang Petersen.) Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close, Wendy Crewson, Liesel Matthews, Paul Guilfoyle, Xander Berkeley, William H. Macy, Dean Stockwell, Jurgen Prochnow. Music by Jerry Goldsmith.

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Blu-Ray Review: “The International”

Posted on · (Sony. 2009. 1 Disc. 1 hour, 58 minutes. Rated R for some scenes of violence and language. Directed by Tom Tykwer.) Clive Owen, Naomi Watts, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Ulrich Thomsen, Brian F. O'Byrne, James Rebhorn. Music by Tykwer, Johnny Klimek, Reinhold Heil.

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Blu-Ray Review: “Sky Crawlers”

Posted on · (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. 2 hours, 2 minutes. Rated PG-13 for material involving violence, some sexual content and smoking. Directed by Mamoru Oshii.) Featuring the voices of Rinko Kikuchi, Chiaki Kuriyama, Shosuke Tanihara, Bryce Hitchcock and Ryo Kase. Music by Kenji Kawai.