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Film Review: Costner and Reitman keep 'Draft Day' from fumbling

Film Review: Costner and Reitman keep 'Draft Day' from fumbling

The people behind “Draft Day” like to say that it's not “about football”; it's about “characters” or “a man under pressure” or something like that. This is a blatant attempt to appeal to filmgoers who don't follow the game or don't even care about it. I'm among that demographic, so I can attest that...

DVD Review: The feature that helped Siegel break out

DVD Review: The feature that helped Siegel break out

After editing montage sequences at Warner Bros. during World War II, Don Siegel made his directing debut with two shorts, both of which won Oscars in the same year. Neat trick. After being promoted to making features, his output was of mixed quality until his eighth feature, "Riot in Cell Block 11." Two years later, he solidified his reputation...

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