1951

Not only do the new 2K restoration of Ace in the Hole and new 4K restored digital transfer of The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou look fantastic, but the films themselves seem timeless now.

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The Kansas City Art Institute and Alamo Drafthouse have joined forces to bring you Film School, a weekly student curated film series. This week – A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) – Sunday, December 15th.

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‘From Here to Eternity’ went on to win Best Picture and seven other Academy Awards and, according to the Blu-ray itself, help usher in a new era in “frankness” in motion pictures. Danny Kaye’s quick delivery and physical comedy skills are on display in the Technicolor “backstage” musical comedy On the Riviera, out now on Blu-ray.

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Film Noir Classics III, from Turner Classic Movies and Martin Scorsese’s The Film Foundation, is an impressive DVD box set of forgotten and overlooked film noirs.

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! If you wanted to, you could pretty easily make the argument that the [...]

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For 1 Year, 100 Movies, contributor/filmmaker Trey Hock is watching all of AFI’s 100 Years, 100 Movies list (compiled in 2007) in one year. His reactions to each film are recorded here twice a week until the year (and list) is up! There are some films that, in spite of all of their flaws, maintain [...]

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