Monthly Archives: August 2011

DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 8/30/2011

 New options for your home viewing this week: It may have won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, but In a Better World (Hævnen, literally “The Revenge,” which gives you a better idea of the movie’s content than the odd English substitute) … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 8/23/2011

 New options for your home viewing this week: Win Win is all about the choices its characters make and how those choices affect their lives.  It might seem simple but consider all the complications in which these characters find themselves.  Mike … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 8/16/2011

 New options for your home viewing this week: Jane Eyre is, above all, a handsome production of Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel.  Superbly lit by Adriano Goldman using natural light, the film stars Mia Wasikowska as the titular Jane, who seems passive and quiet and … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 8/9/2011

New options for your home viewing this week:   The difference between homage and in-joke is on full display in Paul, especially if you were (unfairly) to compare it to the two stars’ other ventures into tapping the essentials of … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 8/2/2011

New options for your home viewing this week:   The great character actor J.K. Simmons pulls off a tricky performance as a hard-headed father who is unexpectedly reunited with his son after an extended period of estrangement.  The film’s success … Continue reading

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