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January 2013 Archives

Here’s a sneak peek at the Super Bowl commercial for one of the movies I am most excited about right now:

The new “House of Cards” series on Netflix starring Kevin Spacey is a remake of the brilliant original series from the BBC about a diabolical and ruthlessly ambitious politician.  Both are worth watching.

The delightful animated film Hotel Transylvania comes out on DVD and Blu-Ray this week and I am excited to have a wonderful prize package to celebrate its release.  The lucky winner will receive a copy of the DVD/Blu-Ray, a bag, […]

I always look forward to a new movie from the Coen Brothers (“Fargo,” “No Country for Old Men,” “The Big Lebowski”), but this one has me especially excited because it stars one of my favorite actors, Oscar Isaac, reuniting with […]

The most popular television show in the world has a gorgeous new DVD/Blu-Ray release this week, Season 3 and some marvelous extras: –    Downton Abbey Behind the Drama –    Shirley MacLaine at Downton –    The Men of Downton –    […]

Nothing like this has ever been attempted before!  Tonight, when Elton John plays on a Yamaha Disklavier piano, every touch of his fingers will be replicated at other Disklaviers around the world, and you can watch. His actual piano keystrokes […]

Julie Andrews, who played Maria Von Trapp in “The Sound of Music,” appears with Maria herself, who was born this day in 1905.

Doesn’t this look mind-bendingly amazing?

I am delighted with the news that J.J. Abrams will direct the new Disney-produced “Star Wars” movie.  The man behind the “Lost,” “Fringe,” “Felicity,” and “Alias” television series has shown himself to be adept at being true to established franchises […]

James Daily writes intensive, witty, and very astute analyses of the legal issues raised in feature films.  I love his piece on the 5-foot long  contract between Bilbo Baggins and the dwarves in “The Hobbit.”  Here’s a sample on the very […]

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