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Video Vault – Nov 23, 2016

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK SNOOPY, COME HOME (CBS DVD/Paramount): The Blu-ray bow ($24.99 retail) of the second – and best ...
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Surviving the streets *** Writer/director Barry Jenkins’ second feature, Moonlight, is a coming-of-age drama set in the hardscrabble milieu of modern-day Miami, focusing on one ...
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Video Vault – Nov 16, 2016

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK SUDDENLY! (The Film Detective/Allied Vaughn): Fresh from his Oscar-winning comeback in From Here to Eternity (1953), ...
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Rebecca Hall’s “Christine” is an unforgettable experience

Christine: The final days ***½ Christine Chubbuck’s place in history was assured July 15, 1974 when she announced on the air of Sarasota’s Channel 40 ...
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RIFFTRAX GIVES THE RIFF GIFT

For the last few years, “RiffTrax Live” has been giving the gift of laughter during the holiday season, presenting its big-screen “riffs” on such yuletide ...
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Video Vault – Nov 9, 2016

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK NIGHTHAWKS (Shout! Factory): One of Sylvester Stallone’s many post-Rocky flops is actually one of his better ...
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Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role of Dr. Strange

The Doctor is in *** The Marvel movie universe enjoys a fun and entertaining expansion with Doctor Strange, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch in the title ...
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Quest for film

A few months back, a front-page article in the Sunday New York Times Arts & Leisure section about film preservation and restoration noted that the ...
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Video Vault – Nov 2, 2016

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK McCABE & MRS. MILLER (The Criterion Collection): Robert Altman’s 1971 Western, starring real-life couple Warren Beatty ...
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RIVERRUN HOSTS CELEBRITY EVENT WITH SPECIAL GUEST MILLIE PERKINS

The RiverRun International Film Festival will inaugurate a series of special screenings called “RiverRun Retro,” and the first event takes place this Friday at Hanesbrands ...