Drama

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Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) [Warner Archive Blu-ray review]

Abe Lincoln in Illinois is an early Hollywood adaptation of an earlier stage play that sought to make the Lincoln story understandable to the masses. If you ever wanted to see 15-20 years of history c...

8.2 Great
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Rachel, Rachel (1968) [Warner Archive Blu-ray review]

Rachel, Rachel is a 1968 film where Joanne Woodward plays a virgin schoolteacher experiencing a rather delayed sexual awakening. What is Rachel, Rachel? Rachel, Rachel is the first of the Paul Newman ...

8.4 Great
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The Chocolate War (1988) [MVD Rewind Collection Blu-ray]

The Chocolate War is a Keith Gordon directed adaptation of the classic Robert Cormier novel. What was once a controversial look at how a Catholic High School used chocolate bar sales to force conformi...

8.1 Great
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Ziegfeld Girl (1941) [Warner Archive Blu-ray review]

What is Ziegfeld Girl? Ziegfeld Girl is a 1941 MGM musical jaunt that was one of the last major feature film journeys back to the age of Vaudeville. More than that, it was an acting showcase for Judy ...

8.6 Great
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The Clock (1945) [Warner Archive Blu-ray review]

The Clock was meant to be Judy Garland’s dramatic breakout movie. In fact, it’s the first feature film in which Garland doesn’t have to sing. Do we have that out of the way? Good. No...

8.3 Great
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A Star is Born 1937 [Warner Archive Blu-ray review]

What is it about A Star is Born 1937? A Star is Born first appeared in American cinemas way back in April 1937. Now, it’s a generational touchstone film that gets remade every few decades to com...

8.6 Great
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Captains of the Clouds (1942) [Warner Archive Blu-ray review]

Captains of the Clouds is a pretty standard war drama about older Canadian pilots responding to the start of World War II. When the bush pilots try to become part of the Royal Canadian Air Force, they...

8.7 Great
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Fandango (1985) [Warner Archive Blu-ray review]

Fandango was the other Kevin Costner movie of 1985. Given the way film releases work, it was also Costner’s first starring role. So, why is it a cult favorite? Honestly, is it a cult film anymor...

8 Great
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American Flyers (1985) [Warner Archive Blu-ray review]

American Flyers is if Breaking Away tried to tackle more than bicycles are cool and small towns can drain you. This film throws up medical issues, Kevin Costner as a doctor and Rae Dawn Chong killing ...

8.5 Great

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