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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, ...
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New Gene Kelly biography makes all the right moves

HE’S GOT RHYTHM: THE LIFE AND CAREER OF GENE KELLY by Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson. Published by University Press of Kentucky. 560 pages. $39.95 ...
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Video Vault – May 10, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK RED DAWN (Shout! Factory):  Writer/director John Milius’ 1984 sleeper – the first film ever to receive ...
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CARS 3 PROMO ROLLS INTO GREENSBORO

Among the summer blockbuster hopefuls roaring into multiplexes this summer, Disney/Pixar aims to reap a fair share of box-office bucks from Cars 3, the third ...
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Video Vault – May 3, 2017

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK THE VAMPIRE BAT (The Film Detective/UCLA Film & Television Archive): Hot on the heels of Universal’s ...