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DVD and Blu-ray Picks for February 12 - 18

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For those who’ve bought the Bond box set, this week you can finally add the latest film to that set. There’s also some of the fall’s flops, and missed opportunities. Bond dominates this week of DVD and Blu-ray releases.

Oscar Scuttlebutt: Daniel Day-Lewis And The Rest Of The Best Actor Race

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When you begin to pay attention to the awards circuit, it's difficult to find out which critic circles or award ceremonies have a great track record with their predictions. It's easy to get lost in the flurry that is the awards season, especially around this time of year when every other major town is hollering about who they deem as their top picks. This week on Oscar Scuttlebutt not only do...

Mos Def And John Hawkes To Star In 'Jackie Brown' Prequel

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Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown, a loving homage to blaxploitation cinema as well as a thoughtful meditation on aging (and maybe kinda sorta his most complete and mature film—Pulp fans, please don’t shoot me), is now getting the prequel treatment… sort of.

The Winter's Bone: Movie Review

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This is almost a cliched Sundance film - dark, brooding, slow but steady and with a big cathartic experience at the end and a lot of intense acting. Winter's Bone tells the story of a hardcore, teenage girl that is on the hunt for her crystal-meth-making father who has skipped bail and gone missing. This is not an "easy" film to watch, but if you like slow,...