Blu-Ray

The cast of “Glee” put on a show, but only huge fans will think this concert film is more than so-so.

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Criterion’s Blu-ray restoration of the 1921 Swedish silent film looks and sounds amazing, and the movie remains a spooky classic.

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‘Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom’ is a shocking, graphic film that uses extreme sadism as an allegory for the destruction of traditional values. And it’s out on Blu-ray from Criterion now.

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Cameron Diaz in ‘Bad Teacher’ and ‘Page One: Inside the New York Times’ are out on Blu-ray. One asks hard questions and the other will leave you with questions.

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‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory’ has been re-issued on home video again, this time in a three-Disc 40th Anniversary Collector’s Edition. Is it worth it?

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Two of the best movies of the year are out on Blu-ray and DVD this week, and although each explores the human condition, they couldn’t be farther from each other in approach.

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Two very different kinds of wars are profiled in this Blu-ray review of an old classic and a new movie that’s sure to become one.

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Roman Polanski and Jean Cocteau are featured in this review of two of Criterion’s new Blu-ray issues of weird, weird films.

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Criterion has two strange little movies from classic directors, out on Blu-ray now.

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The Contrarian’s take on the Star Wars saga, out now on Blu-ray, with many changes by George Lucas.

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This review originally appeared in video format on KTKA-ABC, and KSNT-NBC: Kansas First News. Two movies, new out on DVD and Blu-ray now, examine violence in very different ways. Last year’s Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language film, “In a Better World,” directed by Susanne Bier, tells the present-day story of a doctor (Mikael Persbrandt) [...]

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This review of the new Criterion Blu-rays “Black Moon” and “Zazie dans le Metro” appears on KTKA-49. Famed director Louis Malle has two movies new out on Blu-ray this month and both are variations on the tradition of film surrealism. “Black Moon,” which has been unavailable for years on home video, is a bizarre movie [...]

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This review of “The Hustler” and “The Comancheros” 50th Anniversary Blu-ray editions appears on KTKA-49. What better way for Dad to spend Father’s Day than relaxing on the couch with two of Hollywood’s manliest screen personas? New on Blu-ray now is “The Hustler,” with Paul Newman playing Fast Eddie Felson, the role that would cement [...]

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Where Black Swan is concerned, paradoxes abound. Darren Aronofsky‘s Oscar-nominated film was released on DVD and Blu-ray this week. This review is of the Blu-ray. The film tells the story of a young girl (Natalie Portman) attempting to validate the expectations and pressures on her to achieve perfection as the lead in the ballet Swan [...]

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The Tourist DVD Blu-ray Review: The stars’ vacation videos are probably more interesting than this poorly handled mistaken-identity caper.

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