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The Criterion Collection has just released a new 4K digital restoration of 1991’s groundbreaking and Oscar-winning The Silence of the Lambs, approved by director of photography Tak Fujimoto, with a 2.0 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack. And even though it has been ripped off and parodied a thousand times since then, director Jonathan Demme’s unlikely masterpiece retains all of its spooky charm and upholds its torchbearing reputation for having a strong (and complicated) female lead character.

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The tonally schizophrenic sci-fi actioner ‘Elysium’ and the unfunny mafia comedy ‘The Family’ arrive in Blu-ray-DVD combo packs, and at least one of them is still making an impression.

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Elysium is the first film in four years from writer/director Neill Blomkamp, who tackles class warfare and features a host of other political hot-button parallels from immigration and healthcare reform to drone strikes, but also throws in some campy ultra-violence.

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Matt Damon stars in Neil Blomkamp’s latest dystopian Sci-Fi epic, but does Elysium have anything new to say?

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Two big awards-season movies from last year are out on home video this week.

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‘Carnage’ is a hilarious new comedy starring Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, John C. Reilly, and Christoph Waltz as upper-middle-class parents in Brooklyn who are a little too self-obsessed.

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It’s been a very strange 17 years for both Mel Gibson and Jodie Foster since they co-starred in the box office hit “Maverick.” Regardless of the odd turns their careers and personal lives took and the headlines they inspired, they are both very gifted actors and filmmakers and it’s a relief to see them work […]

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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! Eff you Holiday season. Don’t you know that I have movies to watch […]

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