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Recommended Discs & Deals of the Week: ‘Whiplash,’ ‘Watership Down,’ ‘Casablanca,’ and More

Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. Check out our rundown below and return every Tuesday for the best (or most interesting) films one can take home. Note that if you’re looking to support […]

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New to Streaming: ‘Inherent Vice,’ Oscar-Nominated Short Films, ‘Hits,’ ‘Mockingjay,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming […]

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NYC Weekend Watch: John Carpenter, Buster Keaton, ‘Blue Velvet,’ and More

Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]

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‘Le Pont du Nord’ Hits Blu-ray: Bringing Jacques Rivette to U.S. Audiences

Three decades after its initial reveal, Le Pont du Nord’s unwavering commitment to illustrating Paris becomes an essential element in the importance of Kino’s release.

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The Film Stage’s Top 50 Films of the Decade (So Far)

As we hit the half-way point of the decade, we count down our 50 favorite films thus far.

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Recommended Discs & Deals of the Week: ‘Birdman,’ ‘The Tale of Princess Kaguya,’ ‘Le Pont du Nord,’ and More

Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. Check out our rundown below and return every Tuesday for the best (or most interesting) films one can take home. Note that if you’re looking to support […]

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‘A Day in the Country’ Hits Criterion: Jean Renoir’s Universe of Emotions

A Day in the Country, Jean Renoir’s 1936 impressionist image of past frivolities drowning in time, is drenched in the myths of its production: a sudden rainstorm halted the production and had to be integrated in the story; Renoir could never return to it because of a “creative block”; the mid-sized length was conceived by its producer while having a creative breakthrough as he hid from the Nazis. And thus the film that developed, which is now out on Criterion Blu-ray, is its own miracle.

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The Film Stage Show Ep. 129 – Fifty Shades of Grey

We dive into Sam Taylor-Johnson’s erotic drama Fifty Shades of Grey on the latest show.

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‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ Composers Discuss Bringing New Life to the Old-Fashioned Spy Game

When it comes to larger-than-life comic book universes playing out on the big screen, both Henry Jackman and co-composer Matthew Margeson are the reigning champions of super hero themes and kick-ass action sounds. Kingsman: The Secret Service tells a story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive […]

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New to Streaming: Jacques Demy, ‘The Better Angels,’ ‘The Overnighters,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming […]

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