Drama

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National Velvet (1944) [Warner Archive Blu-ray review]

National Velvet is one of the cheerier spots in World War II cinema history. But, what does that mean for a 2021 audience? As the War raged on, English speaking audiences in the West were demanding fr...

8.5 Great
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Chernobyl 1986 [DVD review]

Chernobyl 1986 is about the third bite of the dramatic apple in recent memory. In times of uncertainty and great crisis, there is a natural human need to reflect on past emergencies for reflection and...

6.2 Fair
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I Wouldn’t Be In Your Shoes! (1948) [Warner Archive Blu-ray review]

I Wouldn’t Be In Your Shoes is a very short movie about a wife helping her husband with a bum murder rap. The film is more famous for being the start of Oscar winning producer Walter MirischR...

7.8 Good
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Madame Curie (1943) [Warner Archive Blu-ray review]

Madame Curie plays like the worst episode of The Big Bang Theory. Taking its cues from the Curies’ real story, we get to see how they met each other in Paris and fell in love. It’s a comic...

7.8 Good
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Step by Step (1946) [Warner Archive Blu-ray review]

Step by Step is a short, confusing movie that feels like a Simpsons style mockery of a 1940s film. Lawrence Tierney 45 years before Reservoir Dogs plays a young man returning home from war. He goes sw...

7.9 Good
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The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) [Warner Archive Blu-ray review]

The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex is a vintage Michael Curtiz movie. It’s also a 1930s romantic comedy about the Spanish vs. English naval wars. When the Irish get rowdy, Elizabeth has to...

7.8 Good
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Prince of the City (1981) [Warner Archive Blu-ray review]

Prince of the City is a great Lumet movie, that has aged oddly for me. Treat Williams has never been better, but the whole nature of the film is how cops can get away with anything. When watching the ...

8.6 Great
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They Won’t Believe Me (1947) [Warner Archive Blu-ray review]

They Won’t Believe Me is a film indicative of its time. Starting on Larry Ballentine’s murder trial, Larry walks us through how he got to that point. Careful narration guides us through th...

8.7 Great
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Almost Famous (2000) [4K UHD review]

Almost Famous was my favorite movie when I was in those middle college years. It was a constant rotation of Wonder Boys, High Fidelity and Almost Famous that put such bizarre ideas in my head. Writers...

10 Perfect

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