Review: La Dolce Vita

Review: La Dolce Vita
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La Dolce Vita Federico Fellini Koch Lorber, Deluxe Collector’s Edition Street: 11.08 If you don’t know La Dolce Vita already, you are in for a treat; La Dolce Vita roughly translated means “the Sweet Life.” In it, a young reporter goes through life with conflicting emotions, trying to reconcile his tabloid-reporter lifestyle with his enduring

Review: The Andy Milonakis Show Season II

Review: The Andy Milonakis Show Season II
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The Andy Milonakis Show Season II Tom Stern and Jason Truitt MTV Home Entertainment Street: 10.17 We all know at this point that the jig is up for Mr. Milonakis. He is not a 14 year-old geek/weirdo who has strange food issues, but a 30-year-old geek/weirdo who has strange food issues. He made it through

Review: American Blackout

Review: American Blackout
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American Blackout Ian Inaba Disinformation Street: 10.10 What’s scarier to the leaders of our government than a strong democratic black woman who isn’t afraid to ask difficult questions? Answer: A strong black woman who can inspire an entire army of people to vote and ask those same difficult questions. In 2000, the African American population

Review: Changing Times

Review: Changing Times
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Changing Times Andre Techine Koch Lorber Films Street: 10.03 Changing Times is a French romantic drama starring Gerard Depardieu and Catherine Deneuve. What’s the matter, still not convinced you should see it? Depardieu stars as a Parisian businessman who has traveled to Algeria where he finds Deneuve, an old flame now married to a doctor.

Review: Heart of Darkness: the Vietnam War Chronicles 1945-1975

Review: Heart of Darkness: the Vietnam War Chronicles 1945-1975
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Heart of Darkness: the Vietnam War Chronicles 1945-1975 Aaron Ulrich Koch Vision Street: 09.05 The Vietnam War was the longest US military conflict in history. As such, Koch Vision has done a great job of painstakingly chronicling the conflict from its aggressive beginnings to its ambiguous long haul. Over five hours of main documentary footage

Review: Terrorstorm: A History of Government Sponsored Terrorism

Review: Terrorstorm: A History of Government Sponsored Terrorism
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Terrorstorm: A History of Government Sponsored Terrorism Alex Jones Disinformation Street: 10.31 Terrorstorm has been hailed as the “Matrix of Truth” and other such drivel from like-minded liberal reviewers. While Terrorstorm does a great job of chronicling, logically, the apprehensions of the left, it fails at making a balanced view of terror; like its counterpoint,

Review: Greg The Bunny: Best of the Film Parodies

Review: Greg The Bunny: Best of the Film Parodies
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Greg The Bunny: Best of the Film Parodies Spencer Chinoy IFC/Shout! Factory Street: 10.24 Is the mere concept of foul-mouthed puppets funny? If you’ve ever seen Meet the Feebles, you know that it takes a few venereal diseases, a shit-eating fly and a gun-yielding hippo to lift that concept off the ground. When Greg the

Review: Wonder Showzen Season II

Review: Wonder Showzen Season II
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Wonder Showzen Season II Augenblick Studios MTV Home Entertainment Street: 10.10 The idea to use puppets as the faceplate for social commentary is not a new idea by any means. Even the Muppets, in their Jim Henderson soaked sub-world, had things to say about social structure and sexual roles (i.e., independent Miss Piggy chasing down

Review: The True Legend of the Eiffel Tower

Review: The True Legend of the Eiffel Tower
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The True Legend of the Eiffel Tower Simon Brook Koch Vision Street: 10.03 I’ve been waiting for my chance to use superfluous French euphemisms in my reviews. Perhaps this, a critique of a docu-drama about the Eiffel Tower, is the right time to get my joie de vivre on. Do you know Gustave Eiffel’s raison

Movie Review: Fading Gigolo

Movie Review: Fading Gigolo
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In the cinematic tradition of following the lovable and charming man-whore like “Deuce Bigalow” and “Loverboy,” John Turturro dons the responsibilities of actor, writer and director in this enchanting tale of affection and friendship. Turturro stars as Fioravante, a down on his financial luck flower shop employee whose friend, Murray (Woody Allen), convinces to become an escort for lonely middle-aged women. … read more