Daily Archives: September 13, 2011

A Look At The “Citizen Kane” Blu-Ray Release.

In Slate this morning, film critic Fred Kaplan sings the praises of the upcoming Blu-ray DVD release of Orson Welles’ classic “Citizen Kane.” This is, hands-down, one of my top two or three favorite films of all time. And Kaplan … Continue reading

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Sony Pictures Classics Celebrates Two Decades.

And to mark the occasion, The Hollywood Reporter has put together a slideshow of some of the studio’s best-known and best-loved films They include Wim Wenders’ “Faraway, So Close,” from 1993; “Crumb,” from 1995; “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” from 2000; … Continue reading

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Avengers Update: Scarlett Johansson Wants More Fight Scenes.

TotalFilm brings a  smile this morning with the news that “Avengers” actress Scarlett Johansson says she wants more fight scenes in the Joss Whedon-helmed superhero flick. As the fanboys among you are well aware, the crimson-haired actress portrays S.H.I.E.L.D. agent … Continue reading

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