Monday, January 20, 2020

KUBRICK’S FIRST FEATURE WILL SURFACE ON HOME VIDEO

September 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Fear and Desire, Stanley Kubrick’s first feature, reportedly made for $10,000 and originally released theatrically in a single New York art house in 1953, has been restored and is due to be released on DVD and Blu-ray by Kino Classics on Oct. 23. Since the 1953 release, it has been seen only by a handful […]

FILMS BY RECENTLY DECEASED DIRECTORS SELECTED FOR POSTERITY

December 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Less than a month after the deaths of directors Irvin Kershner and Blake Edwards, two of their films, Kershner’s Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, produced by George Lucas, and Edwards’s The Pink Panther, produced by Martin Jurow, have been selected by the Library of Congress for inclusion in its National Film Registry. The two […]

BIDEN DECLARES WAR AGAINST PIRATES

June 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced a new anti-piracy strategy covering everything from counterfeit drugs to bootleg DVDs. “To state it very bluntly, piracy hurts,” Biden said. “It hurts our economy, our health and our safety.” The new plan calls for the creation of a coordinated program involving numerous federal agencies including the Commerce […]