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Cape Fear

Rereleased on DVD and Blu-ray by Fabulous Films, Martin Scorsese’s 1991 remake of the 1962 classic Cape Fear is often forgotten when discussing the director’s filmography. Sure, it’s no Goodfellas, but Cape Fear is one of the m...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The New World

Met with a rather lukewarm critical response on release in 2005 and barely managing to make back its $30 million budget at the box office, Terrence Malick’s The New World was later ranked by several critics as one of the best f...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Two Takes by William Greaves

Described as a ‘documentary documenting a documentary about a documentary’, 1968’s Symbiopsychotaxiplasm (later subtitled Take One upon the creation of the film’s sequel in 2005) by pioneer filmmaker William Greaves is one of t...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Mouchette

In one of the bleakest years in recent memory, nothing says cinematic escapism like Robert Bresson’s Mouchette, described by distributor Criterion as “one of the most searing portraits of human desperation ever put on film”. Fo...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Perry Mason: The Complete First Season

While perhaps not quite as well known on this side of the pond, Erle Stanley Gardner’s beloved criminal defence lawyer and PI Perry Mason is one of the most iconic characters in US literature. Across 82 novels, 4 short stories ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Babyteeth

When a film has Ben Mendelsohn, you know it is going to be good. It doesn’t matter what it is. Famed film critic Roger Ebert had a rule that no film with Harry Dean Stanton or M. Emmett Walsh can be altogether bad, and I would ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Mario Puzo’s The Godfather, Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone

Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather and The Godfather Part II are among the most highly regarded films in the history of cinema. Winning 9 Oscars between them, they are masterpieces of the crime genre and simply untouchable. T...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Cinema Paradiso – 4K

In one of the most difficult years for cinema where many venues across the nation remain shuttered, it is important to remind ourselves of the everlasting joy of the cinema experience, and keep it alive in any way we can. That ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan

As we enter December and our ears begin to be assaulted by an onslaught of perennial festive tunes, what better time than now to enter the world of The Pogues’ Shane MacGowan? Known to many as one half of the iconic (and now co...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Polytechnique

While the world waits with bated breath for Denis Villeneuve’s highly-anticipated Dune adaptation, there’s surely no time like the present to revisit some of the acclaimed French Canadian filmmaker’s early work. Thanks to the B...