‘Peel’ Review: Emile Hirsch Swims In The Deep End With Confident Coming Of Age Tale

Peel is a coming of age drama about an adult (Emile Hirsch) with arrested development. Such a plot could make for an innocuous and forgettable feature, but director Rafael Monserrate aims for a much deeper experience and absolutely delivers on that subtle promise.

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Holly Hunter Adds A New York Story With ‘Breakable You’ Trailer

 

I mentioned on the recent episode of CinemAddicts that I am sick of romantic comedies set in New York City. That being said, having Holly Hunter and Tony Shalhoub as your leads has changed my mind (at least for now), as I’m looking forward to checking out Breakable You. Trailer and plot details below!

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DVD Pick: ‘Identicals’ A Sci-Fi Thriller With Hitchcockian Intent

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Visually mesmerizing and refreshingly cerebral, the sci-fi thriller Identicals presents a future where cloning is simply the order of business. The film’s tagline is “a new face, a new life, a new you,” and though the story treads on familiar ground, writer/director Simon Pummell manages to put an indelible stamp on the material.

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Remastered ‘You Can’t Take It With You’ Hits Blu-ray In December

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Director Frank Capra’s classic screwball comedy You Can’t Take It With Youwhich stars James Stewart debuts on Blu-ray December 8 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Digitally restored and mastered in 4K, the Blu-ray also comes with a 24-page collectible Digibook which features rare photos and a new essay from film historian Jeremy Arnold.

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Blu-ray Blast: ‘The Salt of the Earth’ Set for July 14 Release

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The Salt of the Earth – Sony Picture Home Entertainment
The Salt of the Eartha documentary which centers on the compelling and inspiring life of photographer Sebastião Salgado, hits Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital HD July 14 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Wim Wenders and Sebastião’s son Juliano Ribeiro Salgado are the doc’s directors.

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Blu-Ray Review: Cannes Winner “Leviathan” Unearths Nightmarish Drama

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Though it was shot in Teriberka, a small coastal town in Russia, Leviathan’s tale is a universal one, as a person’s struggles against a corrupt bureaucracy is a heartbreaking tale that transcends time and weather. Winner for Best Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival, the drama is now out on Blu-ray and DVD.

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