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DVD title: Reservoir Dogs
Productgroup: DVD
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Resevoir Dogs : a fascinatingly unique and intense film


There are not very many films made now-a-days that can capture the emotional intensity that Quenton Tarintino's "Resevoir Dogs" does. This is a sheer treat to watch: the first-class cast (Harvey Kietel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Steve Buscemi, Chris Penn, to name a few); mind numbing plot twists; and intriquit and unique camera angles that even Hitchcock would be proud of. "Resevoir Dogs" tells the intense story of a master criminal who assembles a group of 'professional' crooks to pull off the perfect jewel hiest. The jewel hiest goes terrible awry and the thugs spend most of the movie in an abandoned werehouse, where they discover that one of them is an undercover cop. Not sure which one, they banter and re-cover their tracks, leading to a climatic, even poetic, final scene.

Studio: Artisan Entertainment
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Actors:
Harvey Keitel
Tim Roth
Michael Madsen




DVD title: Jazz on a Summer's Day
Productgroup: DVD
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As hip as they come


Bert Stern has both an eye and an ear for jazz, par excellence, capturing the spirit of the Newport Jazz festival in its heyday. This is a wonderful showcase of performances, ranging from the detached Thelonius Monk to the super cool Anita O'Day. But, without doubt, the performance that stands out is that of Mahalia Jackson who brings the crowd to their feet with "40 Days" and then brings them to their knees with her closing psalm, so passionately felt.
The movie takes you through a figurative day, capturing the sea air of Newport, the quiet practice sessions, the ebb and flow of the crowd as it grows to its evening peak, with a rocking performance by Chuck Berry. The Satchmo takes a wonderful turn at the mike with Jack Teargarden joining him in a fun duet. Chico Hamilton is there in all his seriousness with Eric Dolphy highlighting the band's performance. George Shearer looks like he could be playing at the Hollywood Bowl.
I was hoping for more extras on the DVD. The movie leaves you craving for more music. The 50's were the peak of the hip jazz scene and this movie is as hip as they come.

Studio: New Yorker Films
Actors:
Thelonious Monk
Dinah Washington
Gerry Mulligan
Big Maybelle
Chuck Berry
Chico Hamilton
Louis Armstrong
Mahalia Jackson




DVD title: The Killers - Criterion Collection
Productgroup: DVD
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Who's the bright boy?


I remember at 13 years being struck with wonder at the power of the dialogue in Hemingway's The Killers and if I recall correctly walked around the streets talking to myself, shoulders slouched, " You...bright boy. You pretty bright eh? " etc In this doubled whammy of Criterion edition it's Don Siegel's which has little to do with Hemingway which has the visceral power and Siodmark's which has much art and mood which has little of the power. Both however, are terrific movies. For film buffs it's a treat. With Siegel's the trashy sets, the truly brilliant acting of Mr Marvin, and Mr Gulager and Mr Cassavetes, go together to make a film which you can watch a dozen times and still marvel at it.

Studio: Criterion Collection
Director: Don Siegel
Actors:
Lee Marvin
Angie Dickinson




DVD title: Rebecca
Productgroup: DVD
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:)


Rebecca is my all tiem favorite movie of all time. Thats sayying a lot because truly i have seen almost all of alfred Hitchcock's movies and I love this one everybody should watch it at least once.

Studio: Anchor Bay Entertainment
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Actors:
Laurence Olivier
Joan Fontaine




DVD title: Lost and Delirious
Productgroup: DVD
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Some people simply won't appreciate it


This movie is perhaps the most wonderful, most heartwrenching one I have ever seen. No other movie has made be cry since 'My Life'. The emotion in this movie is overwhelming. Mouse's fear and lonliness. Her joy at finding true friends. The love between Tory and Paulie that is always there, even making the sex scene seem beautiful instead of just sexy, which is so rare in movies these days. Paulie is a very intense character, whose emotions always seem genuine. Her depression, her anger, her despair, her intense determination to re-claim the love that was cruely ripped from her by homophobia... Let her stand as a warning to those who have been duped into believing that homophobia isn't really harmful.

Studio: Studio Home Entertainment
Director: Léa Pool
Actors:
Piper Perabo
Jessica Paré




DVD title: Malcolm in the Middle - The Complete First Season
Productgroup: DVD
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i love this show


Malcolm in the middle is one of the best thing's i have ever watched. it is funny, and it is just like most family's. i love this show, so if you have any sense, GO OUT AND BUY IT!!!

Studio: Fox Home Entertainme
Actors:
Frankie Muniz



DVD title: Center Stage
Productgroup: DVD
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wonderful!


I absolutely loved this film. I'm not a dancer but always wanted to be one. This film seems to portray a realistic sense of what the ballet dance world is like. The story was sweet and sentimental. I think everyone should see this movie!

Studio: Columbia/Tristar Studios
Director: Nicholas Hytner
Actors:
Amanda Schull
Ethan Stiefel
Sascha Radetsky




DVD title: Phantom of the Paradise
Productgroup: DVD
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DePalma's Underrated Masterpiece


This film really spoke to me as a kid. As an adult, after working in the music business for ten years, I can appreciate its often brilliant satirical insights. The film features great talents that went on to do more recognized works, and they are at their very best here. Paul Williams has never evoked such powerful emotion than with this original score (he was robbed if he didn't get an Academy Award), and Jessica Harper will capture your heart as the quintessential heroine. Far more humorous than "Rocky Horror," and at the same time more dramatic than "Velvet Goldmine," DePalma's approach to the archetypal drama of Faust is deceptively simple in the way it is presented, yet deftly does justice to the classic story by drawing its overwhelming energy from several genres at once! Too bad they don't make films like this any more. "Immortalize" it on VHS, or better yet, wait for the DVD.

Studio: Twentieth Century Fox
Director: Brian De Palma
Actors:
Paul Williams (III)
William Finley




DVD title: Three Soviet Classics (Earth / The End of St. Petersburg / Chess Fever)
Productgroup: DVD
Three Soviet Classics (Earth / The End of St. Petersburg / Chess Fever) - movie DVD cover picture
Three Soviet Classic


It has been great masterwork. Dovzhenko and Pudovkin are creative director of montage, the musician of orchestrated light.

Studio: Kino International



DVD title: Madeline - At the North Pole
Productgroup: DVD
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Good entertainment and teaches something too


Well, I have only one complaint, and it should serve as a warning to DVD viewers: The DVD does not go directly to the menu when you put it in to the player. It plays the three episodes BEFORE going to the menu.
Other than that, the episodes were great! I just love the songs there!

Studio: Vidmark/Trimark



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