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Brainstorm (Douglas Trumbull, 1983)

“Full of sound and fury, signifying precious little, Brainstorm on Blu-ray looks and sounds great for the approximately twenty minutes of its run time shot in 70mm. Otherwise, Warner Home Video’s 1080p presentation is like watching the film through a … Continue reading

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Capsule Reviews: May 9 – 12

Lured (Douglas Sirk, 1947) – 2.5/5 Given the fact that glossy melodramas (or, at least, their trappings) were Sirk’s forte, it should come as no surprise that this early noir fails for the most part to achieve, let alone sustain, … Continue reading

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Capsule Reviews: May 1 – May 8

Blow Out (Brian De Palma, 1981) – 5/5 De Palma’s masterpiece succeeds brilliantly both as paranoid political thriller and personal rumination on the profound power – the sympathetic magic – that results from putting sounds and images together. Features one … Continue reading

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