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Jamaica Inn Blu-ray Review

In honor of the film’s 75th anniversary, Cohen Films has released a dazzling new Blu-ray edition of Alfred Hitchcock’s underrated classic “Jamaica Inn.” 398 more words

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Blu-ray review: Paper Moon

Starring: Tatum O’Neal, Ryan O’Neal
Director: Peter Bogdanovich

8-year-old Tatum O’Neal deservedly won an Oscar for her role in this charming, Capra-esque evocation of Depression-era America. 475 more words

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Blu-ray review: Charlie Chaplin - The Mutual Comedies

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance
Director: Charlie Chaplin

The 12 two-reeler comedies gathered together on this box set represented a turning point for Charlie Chaplin. It’s not just that the contract he signed with Mutual made him, at the time, the highest paid entertainer in the world. 900 more words

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Blu-ray review: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Miss Osbourne

Starring: Udo Kier, Marina Pierro, Patrick Magee

Director: Walerian Borowczyk

As critic Michael Brooke explains in one of the accompanying extras, this eccentric retelling of the Jekyll and Hyde story came at a time when Walerian Borowczyk was trying to redeem his reputation as a serious filmmaker after a slide into the world of blue movies in the second half of the Seventies. 715 more words

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