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CRITICS: OSCARS AMOUNT TO TEDIUM TV

February 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Film critics wasted no time banging out reviews of Sunday night’s Oscars, with several of them posting their assessments of the affair within minutes after the ceremonies concluded. Indeed, Daily Variety‘s Brian Lowry posted his (negative) review of Billy Crystal’s opening as if he were racing a legion of tweeters. Actually, many of the reviews […]

CLASSIC FILMS TO GO ON “MORATORIUM” BEFORE RESTORATION

December 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Warner Bros. Home Video announced Tuesday that, as of Dec. 31, it is withdrawing three classic films from its DVD catalog while it restores and remasters them digitally for release on standard DVD and high-definition Blu-ray Disc formats in 2012. The three films affected by the moratorium, MGM’s Singing in the Rain and Warner Bros./Seven […]