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DVD and Blu-ray Releases for February 4 - 10

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This week’s DVD and Blu-ray releases offers mostly newer titles, but there’s a Criterion release, and one of the best picture nominees, and some turkeys (literally, there’s a film about turkeys).

Romeo and Juliet: Movie Review

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William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is one of the most popular stories ever written. As a result, it's also been one of the most adapted plays, especially within the last century. It's been 17 years since we last saw a gaudy adaptation of the timeless classic. Here we are again, looking at another period piece about this famous romance. While Carlo Carlei's...

New 'Romeo & Juliet' Trailer: Hey, You'll Never Guess How This Ends

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Given how incredibly dull and overstuffed it was, it’s entirely possible that you’ve forgotten the trailer for the new Romeo & Juliet that we posted back in April.  Starring Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Paul Giamatti, Stellan Skarsgard and Kodi Smit McPhee, the original trailer offered up a stuff Cliff’s Notes version of the immortal and...

Hailee Steinfeld To Star As Juliet In Indie 'Romeo And Juliet'?

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Last month we reported the Oscar-nominated True Grit star Hailee Steinfeld was set to play the title role in the upcoming live-action version of Sleeping Beauty.  Well, now she can potentially add another legendary character to her burgeoning roster—the young actress is now in talks to play Juliet in an indie adaption of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the Top 5 Movies Shot in Mexico

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There are many reasons why  a movie may be shot in Mexico. Sometimes there isn't enough money in the budget to shoot elsewhere, and sometimes it is a direct aesthetic and detail oriented choice. Movies from as small as Like Water for Chocolate to as big as Titanic have used the Mexican terrain as their backdrop. In light of Cinco de Mayo, we...