Archive for April, 2013

Kubrick Exhibit at LACMA

Kubrick Exhibit at LACMA

in Film Museums

Even though this exhibit has been running for a while, I just wanted to remind everybody that the Kubrick exhibit will end in a couple months, on June 30th. This retrospective covers his entire body of work, from his early days a journalist to unfinished projects such as Napoleon.  The exhibit features plenty of posters, stills, drawings, writings, props and […]

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In Another Country DVD

In Another Country DVD

in DVD Reviews

South Korean director  Hong Sangsoo’s cheerful and most popular film to date In Another Country (read our review here) is now available on DVD and streaming formats (no Blu Ray edition in the US yet). It is presented with a pretty decent transfer, 5.1 surround (English, Korean) but, unfortunately, it doesn’t feature any extra. Own It, Watch it or Skip it? Because […]

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The Angels’ Share

The Angels’ Share

in British Movies

Ken Loach’s filmmography is quite contrasted, the British director usually alternating between heavy fares and light comedies, like if he was trying to breathe some air into his tense body of work. Whether his movies tackle politics –The Wind That Shakes the Barley – or social struggles– Sweet Sixteen – his films always brush a gritty portrait of a British […]

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