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DVD Autopsy: ‘Speed Kills’
2 weeks ago

DVD Autopsy: ‘Speed Kills’

By  •  Reviews, Movies

John Travolta as a speed boat racer mixed up in the drug trade? You have my attention.

Make it based on the life of South Florida boating titan Don Aronow, …
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‘Grease’ at 40: Problematic (And That’s a Good Thing)
10 months ago

‘Grease’ at 40: Problematic (And That’s a Good Thing)

Oh, how Social Justice Warriors would rush to their Twitter accounts had “Grease” hit theaters today.

The 1978 film is back, courtesy of an extras-laden 40th anniversary edition –“Grease [Blu-ray].”


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Meet the Man Behind Travolta’s Dapper Don Transformation
1 year ago

Meet the Man Behind Travolta’s Dapper Don Transformation

John Travolta understands the power behind the phrase, “dressing the part.”

Remember his iconic white suit from “Saturday Night Fever?” What about his black ensemble in “Pulp Fiction?”

Each became …
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‘Saturday Night Fever’ Is Better Than You Remember
2 years ago

‘Saturday Night Fever’ Is Better Than You Remember

How can a film drenched in disco be so … timeless?

“Saturday Night Fever” is the ultimate ’70s movie, a time capsule gussied up as a feature film. Or so you …
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Movie Critic Confessions: Celebrity Interview Outtakes
3 years ago

Movie Critic Confessions: Celebrity Interview Outtakes

It’s hard to imagine anyone who covers film for a living not being intrigued to meet stars face to face. We’re human and, in most cases, consider ourselves “fans” of …
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‘Criminal’ Third-Act Twists Sink Thriller
3 years ago

‘Criminal’ Third-Act Twists Sink Thriller

The thriller, in select theaters and VOD Nov. 20, traffics in the stylish mayhem Tarantino perfected in “True Romance” and “Reservoir Dogs.” What starts as Tarantino-lite trips over its lofty ambitions. …
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