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Blu-Ray Pick: ‘Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki’ Takes Unflinching Look At Iconic Filmmaker

Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki is a refreshingly candid look at the acclaimed filmmaker's process and life. Though relatively short, this documentary succeeds as an...

Five Reasons To Love ‘The Life And Times of Judge Roy Bean’ (Paul Newman, Victoria Principal)

John Huston and Paul Newman are cinematic icons, so it's a crying shame that 1972's The Life And Times of Judge Roy Bean doesn't...

‘CinemAddicts’ Blu-Ray Pick: ‘The Lodgers’

Anderson Cowan and I used to do random movie picks during the early days of CinemAddicts, and now for my site I'll be spotlighting...

Blu-Ray Spotlight: ‘Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis’ (Our Friends)

Directed by Colin Hanks, Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends) centers on the band's return to Paris in February 2016, three months after...

Blu-ray Pick: ‘The Moderns’ (Keith Carradine, Linda Fiorentino)

I went to Paris as a kid with my folks and vowed to return to the City of Lights. That dream has yet to...

Blu-ray Pick: 5 Reasons To Love ‘Freebie and the Bean’

Warner Archive continues to dig gems out of its vault. Freebie and the Bean, a Grade-A buddy cop flick starring Alan Arkin and James...

Blu-Ray Review: ‘Wakefield’ (Bryan Cranston, Jennifer Garner)

Released earlier this month via Shout! Factory, Wakefield features a stunning performance from Bryan Cranston. I didn't get a chance to talk about the...

Blu-ray Pick: ‘Miss Hokusai’ Spotlights the Bold, Talented Daughter of a Famous Japanese Painter

Miss Hokusai, now out on DVD and Blu-ray, is a film that is notable as much for its own meta-history as it is for...

Blu-ray Pick: Gael García Bernal Publicizes the Migrant Experience in Jonás Cuarón’s ‘Desierto’

The best kinds of movies provide emotional context to the thorniest political, ideological and philosophical issues that plague us as a species. Now available...

Blu-ray Pick: Ruth Negga and Joel Edgerton Deliver Powerhouse Performances in ‘Loving’

For such a groundbreaking story, Jeff Nichols’ Loving, now available on DVD and Blu-ray, is notable for its silence. Although the quiet solemnity of...

Blu-Ray Pick: Rachel Weisz Must Prove the Truth of the Holocaust in ‘Denial’

The truth is a touchy topic nowadays, which is why Denial – now available on Blu-ray and DVD via Bleecker Street and Entertainment One...

Blu-ray Pick: Johnny Simmons, Ethan Hawke Power Baseball Tale ‘The Phenom’

Now available on Blu-ray and DVD via RLJ Entertainment, The Phenom is a baseball movie that refreshingly breaks convention by not focusing on the...

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