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Closer

"Closer," set in London, is the treacherous tale of four strangers and their lives, loves and debaucherous urges. The four main characters who meet at different times--Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Natalie Portma...
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Freedom Writers

Hilary Swank stars in "Freedom Writers," a fairly run of the mill inspirational-teacher-inspires-inner-city-kids movie, now available on DVD. The film is based on the true story of Erin Gruwell (Swank), an ...
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Catch & Release

Grey's fianc© died just days before her wedding. With the tragic loss of her late love, Grey (Jennifer Gardner) didn't believe that she'd ever be able to love again. So she then moved in with her his best fr...
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The Pursuit of Happyness

One of Sony Pictures' latest releases on DVD and Blu-Ray is "The Pursuit of Happyness," released on March 27. The film features Academy Award nominee Will Smith playing real-life stock broker Chris Gardner i...
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The Arcade Fire: Neon Bible

Any serious music buff will tell you that a band's second album is a make or break-type deal, especially if that band's first release amassed enormous amounts of critical and commercial acclaim. In the case ...
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The Holiday

The Holiday, the latest chick-flick from director Nancy Meyers (Something's Gotta Give, Father of the Bride) was released on DVD and Blu-Ray March 13. Why the marketing team didn't release it closer to Valentin...
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Fired!

Annabelle Gurwitch got fired by Woody Allen. She realized that getting fired and canned was more common than she thought when she started talking with friends about her unfortunate and humiliating experience...
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Addiction by HBO

32 million Americans have an addiction. Less than 10 percent are getting treatment. A new HBO documentary documentary series, appropriately called "Addiction," looks to find answers to the many questions...
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The Fire and Reason

Bella Saona is a self-proclaimed Mozart fanatic. "His music is so happy and then dark: suddenly you're in another world. That's what I love about Mozart," she said. "He'll bring you to two wo...
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Grateful for the Dead

For David Dodd, the legacy of the Grateful Dead falls somewhere between baseball and the Bible. That's why Dodd, the city librarian for the San Rafael Public Library in California, has dedicated more than 20...
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The Secret

"The Secret" is Out. Melbourne native, Drew Heriot, flew to Los Angeles in 2005 to begin work on "The Secret," a documentary revealing one the greatest and most sought-after mysteries in the known ...
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Academy Award winner, Martin Scorsese

In the weeks preceding Oscar night, Hollywood insiders and film buffs around the globe buzzed in hushed tones about 2007 being "Marty's year--almost as if making an outright prediction could jinx Martin Sc...
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Casino Royale

A two-disc special edition of "Casino Royale," the latest installment in the James Bond franchise, is now available on DVD in regular format, as well as on Blu-ray disc. The film, which many critics considered ...
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Puccini for Beginners

Puccini for Beginners is a witty romantic comedy that borrows heavily from the Woody Allen-type, offbeat humor. The title speaks to the fact that the main character, Allegra, (Elizabeth Reaser) is a lesbian ope...
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All the King’s Men

The ensemble cast of All the King's Men comes together in high definition on Blu-Ray Disc. Oscar winners Sean Penn and Anthony Hopkins team with previous nominees Jude Law, James Gandolfini and Kate Winslet i...
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24 Hours on Craigslist

Just when I thought I was a bit off-tilt for buying a bundle of old Sega Genesis games off Craigslist, in comes 24 Hours on Craigslist on DVD. I feel relatively ordinary now. Throughout the 80-minute film...
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Stranger Than Fiction

Harold Crick counts his steps, brushes his teeth the same way with the same amount of strokes and calculates the amount of time saved each day by taking a 43 minute lunch break. His life was organized, boring a...
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Open Season

Animation in HD. 86 minutes of Martin Lawrence and Ashton Kutcher. Almost a dozen special features. Need I say more? Follow the path of Boog and Elliot as they join forces in the wilderness, in this lates...
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Girl on Fire

This is a Blast Magazine enterprise piece. The youth of the 1960s made an indelible impression on future generations. They clung to ideals hoping to change the world. They reacted to the turbulent times they...