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Film Critic Jeff Beck
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Nominations for the 74th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
The Virgin Suicides: Sofia Coppola's Hypnotic Debut Feature (Criterion 4K/Blu-ray)
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore: Another Sub-Par Return to the Wizarding World (Blu-ray)
Morbius: A Toothless Vampire Flick with Poor Execution (Blu-ray)
Ambulance: An Epic Chase That Goes Nowhere (Blu-ray)
The Parallax View: A Mixed-Bag Political Thriller (Criterion Blu-ray)
The Film: Political thrillers have been a beloved sub-genre for several decades, giving us such renowned classics as "JFK," "All the...
The Flavor of Green Tea over Rice: Compelling Set-Ups Requiring More Depth (Criterion Blu-ray)
The Film: When it comes to the great directors of Japanese cinema, it’s a shame that the great Yasujiro Ozu has never really become a...
1984: A Splendidly-Designed Adaptation That Doesn't Quite Hit the Mark (Criterion Blu-ray)
The Film: At one point or another, it seems that everyone ends up reading George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel “1984.” Whether it’s...
War and Peace (1966): A Defining Epic of Cinema (Criterion Blu-ray)
The Film: One cannot even begin to imagine what a daunting task it would be to take on an adaptation of an epic tome like Leo Tolstoy’s...
In the Heat of the Night: A Classic That Still Resonates Over 50 Years Later (Criterion Blu-ray)
The Film: In the 1960s, the legendary Sidney Poitier was at the top of his game. Always an incredible screen presence, he delivered...
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