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Ernst Lubitsch’s “Heaven Can Wait” Gets a Deluxe Edition Via the Criterion Collection

Based on a play from Leslie Bush-Fekete, 1943’s Heaven Can Wait is a majestic technicolor affair from acclaimed director Ernst Lubitsch (Ninotchka, A Royal Scandal). In the film, Don Ameche shines as newly deceased womanizer Henry Van Cleve. Convinced that…

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Guest Review: Walt Disney’s 1957 Patriotic Crowdpleaser “Johnny Tremain”

George Stevens and Frank Capra were two directors who really knew how to capture onscreen the essence of what being an American is all about. They made films about the love of one’s hometown, one’s family, about freedom and about…

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“Rampage,” “I Feel Pretty,” “Isle of Dogs,” and More of This Week’s New Releases

July is the busiest of the summer months. It is a time when people are vacationing and trying to get as much summer fun is as possible because the realization that August and the fall will be swiftly upon us….

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FYI: “Avengers: Infinity War” Comes Home on August 14th

Avengers: Infinity War is the biggest (and most consequential) superhero of the year…and very soon you’ll be able to enjoy it in the comfort of your own home. The marvelous Marvel blockbuster hits DVD and Blu-ray on August 14th, bringing…

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Aliens Among Us: “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” and “They Live”

Aliens and alien invasions are usually considered the exclusive dominion of the science-fiction genre. In fact, aliens, good or bad, are, by necessity, “creature features,” and thus should be also considered horror movies. Still, the usual alien feature films are…

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Poll: Which Film Written by John Hughes Is Your Favorite?

For this week’s poll, we want you to let us know which film written by the late, great John Hughes is your favorite. While he is arguably best remembered for Brat Pack classics like The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles,…

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