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The 20 Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2016

“The embarrassment of home-video riches made available to cinephiles this year proves once again that the rumors about the death of physical media have been greatly exaggerated.” I provide the introduction and spread the love across four capsule reviews. Read … Continue reading

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The Herschell Gordon Lewis Feast (1963-1972)

“Arrow Video serves up a 14-course Herschell Gordon Lewis Feast in one of the most impressively packaged box sets in recent memory.” Read the entire review on Slant Magazine.

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The 50 Greatest Horror Films of the 21st Century

“Ever since audiences ran screaming from the premiere of Auguste and Louis Lumière’s 1895 short black-and-white silent documentary Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat, the histories of filmgoing and horror have been inextricably intertwined. Through the decades—and subsequent crazes … Continue reading

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Manhattan Baby (Lucio Fulci, 1982)

“Blue Underground delivers Lucio Fulci’s Manhattan Baby with a gorgeous HD transfer, terrific new bonus features, and a CD of Fabio Frizzi’s glorious score.” Read the entire review at Slant Magazine.

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Short Cuts (Robert Altman, 1993)

“Robert Altman’s sprawling tragicomic testament to fate and infidelity gets an impressive 4K upgrade from the Criterion Collection.” Read the whole review on Slant Magazine.

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Boyhood (Richard Linklater, 2014)

“Criterion showcases Richard Linklater’s longitudinal masterwork with a gorgeous HD transfer and an entire second Blu-ray’s worth of supplements.” Read the entire review on Slant Magazine.

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The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (Riccardo Freda, 1964)

“An essential title for fans of Italian Gothic cinema, The Horrible Dr. Hichcock gets a reasonably good-looking, if barebones, Blu-ray release from Olive Films.” Read the entire review on Slant Magazine.

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