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New Blu Ray Releases This Week: October 18th 2016

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of October 18th and, we continue our mix of foreign and American classics. The first one is Criterion’s edition of Pan’s Labyrinth, a creepy fantasy tale from Mexican film director Guillermo del Toro which can be found as a stand-alone Blu-Ray or as part as a trilogy box set […]

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New Blu Ray Releases This Week: October 11th 2016

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of October 11th and, this time, we have one indie movie and two horror flicks, since we officially entered Halloween season. The first one is the Criterion version of Richard Linklater’s Boyhood (2014) which follows a boy growing up. It was filmed in real-time, over a 12-year course, stars Ethan […]

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Everything Else

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For her debut feature, Mexican writer/director Natalia Almada follows the daily routine of Doña Flor (Academy Award Nominee  Adriana Barraza – Babel, Amores Perros), a  bitter and lonely woman working at a government office in Mexico City. Everything Else  (Todo Lo Demás) is built on a succession of repetitive, mechanical sequences aiming at making us experience her loneliness and tedious […]

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New Blu Ray Releases This Week: October 4th 2016

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of October 4th and, this time, we have three works from great directors: Sophia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette (2006) offered a fresh, modern look at a French queen who got famous for offering brioche to starving French people and losing her head on the guillotine during the French revolution. It also features a great […]

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The Apostate

in Spanish Movies

Directed by Uruguayan filmmaker Federico Veiroj and set in Madrid, The Apostate is a weird little comedy following one man’s attempts to become an apostate, which means abandoning a religion and removing oneself from any church records such as baptism, etc. If I say weird, it’s partly because in today’s society this sounds somewhat like an incongruous waste of time […]

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New Blu Ray Releases This Week: September 27th 2016

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This week’s Blu-Ray selection is certainly colorful. Here are our top 3 Blu-ray picks for September 27th week: The Criterion Collection is releasing 60’s cult classic Valley of the Dolls along its sequel, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls which was penned by the late film critic Roger Ebert. Both movies are exploitative falling into the psychedelic sex subgenre. Talking about exploitation, there is […]

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New Blu Ray Releases This Week: September 20th 2016

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We have 3 interesting Blu-Ray picks this week. First, there is my all-time favorite series, Twin Peaks, which I’ve started watching again a few weeks ago. Since a new season will come out next year, this is the right time to revisit David Lynch’s strange little town and haunting mystery. Then there is Julio Medem’s Ma Ma, a critically-acclaimed drama starring Penélope […]

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New Blu Ray Releases This Week: September 13th 2016

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: September 13th 2016

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Just a quick note today to mention a few worthy Blu-Ray releases: The first one if the social-conscious French drama The Measure of a Man which star Vincent Lindon won the best actor prize at the Cannes film festival in 2015. You can read our review of The Measure of a Man here and watch the trailer. Please note, The Measure of […]

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Ixcanul

in Guatemalan Movies

With the most iconic European and American filmmakers failing to breathe new life into their body of work, as the latest major film festivals can attest, a new wave of Latin American directors has been slowly but surely making its mark thanks to impressive rough, naturalist works. There are arguably a couple things setting those filmmakers apart from their European […]

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New Blu Ray Releases This Week: August 2nd 2016

New Blu Ray Releases This Week: August 2nd 2016

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Here are our Top 3 new blu-ray releases for the week of August 2nd including a 2015 Cannes contender, a 70’s classic as well as TV series: Starring Colin Farrell, The Lobster is a very singular work delivering an incisive portrait of a totalitarian society. Rather than rambling about it, I’ll let you read our Lobster review here or watch the […]

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