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The Gatekeeper celebrates a real-life American Heroine

The Gatekeeper: Missy LeHand, FDR, And The Untold Story Of The Partnership That Defined A Presidency by Kathryn Smith. Published by Touchstone. 368 pages. $16.99 ...
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Video Vault – June 21, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK MINE (Well Go USA Entertainment): Armie Hammer turns in one of his best performances in writer/director ...
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Riverrun retro heats up with ‘The Night of the Iguana’

The RiverRun International Film Festival and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art have teamed up for the next “RiverRun Retro” event, a special screening of ...
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Video Vault – June 14, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK RUNAWAY TRAIN (Kino Lorber Studio Classics): Director Andrei Konchalovsky’s riveting, richly textured 1985 action thriller is ...
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‘Special Blood’ takes an intimate approach to raising awareness

  Most people have never heard of hereditary angioedema, an inherited blood disorder in which victims suffer periodic attacks of swelling and discomfort. Not only ...
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Video Vault – June 7, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK THE HEARSE (Vinegar Syndrome): In the midst of the “slash-happy” ’80s horror craze came this spooky ...
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Video Vault – May 31, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT PICK OF THE WEEK TOUGH GUYS (Kino Lorber Studio Classics): Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas teamed up one last time in ...
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BRONSON’S LOOSE AGAIN! A TOP-NOTCH TRIBUTE TO A TOUGH GUY

  BRONSON’S LOOSE AGAIN!: ON THE SET WITH CHARLES BRONSON by Paul Talbot. Published by Bear Manor Media. 468 pages. $28 retail (softcover), $38 retail ...
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Video Vault – May 24, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK WILLARD (Scream Factory/Shout! Factory): At long last, director Daniel Mann’s well-remembered 1971 sleeper hit, adapted from ...
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Video Vault – May 17, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK STREETS OF FIRE (Shout! Factory): Billed as “A Rock & Roll Fable,” Walter Hill’s sleek, stylish, ...