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  • DVD review: 'Following' foreshadowed Christopher Nolan's career

    DVD review: 'Following' foreshadowed Christopher Nolan's career
    Christopher Nolan ascended from the low-budget “Memento” (under $10 million) to the mega-budget “Batman Begins” (over $150 million) in a mere five years. But his biggest budget leap was during the two years between “Memento” and its predecessor, his $5,000 first feature, “Following.” “Following” was a remarkable debut, even ignoring the fact that it was shot on weekends over several months. Not merely was it technically professional, but Nolan had crafted a script cleverer and more complex than most “blockbusters.”
  • DVD review: Hitchcock classic welcomed to Blu-ray

    DVD review: Hitchcock classic welcomed to Blu-ray
    Thanks to the vagaries of distribution, Alfred Hitchcock's black-and-white 1934 “The Man Who Knew Too Much” has arrived on an affordable Blu-ray earlier than the director's better-known Technicolor 1956 remake, which is available only as...

    DVD review: Doomsday portrayed in three parts

    DVD review: Doomsday portrayed in three parts
    When “The Last Stand,” Arnold Schwarzenegger's comeback film, is released on Jan. 18, Kim Jee-woon (“A Tale of Two Sisters,” “The Good, the Bad, the Weird”) will become the first Korean director to break into Hollywood....

    DVD review: Holy excess marketing, Batman

    DVD review: Holy excess marketing, Batman
    If you saw "The Dark Knight Rises" in the theater, you already know whether (like me) you are a fan of the third installment of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy. Even if you didn't see it, you probably have an inkling of whether you'll want to buy it on...

    DVD review: Highsmith steals a part of your life with 'Purple Noon'

    DVD review: Highsmith steals a part of your life with 'Purple Noon'
    Some 40 years before Matt Damon played the title character in Anthony Minghella's “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” Alain Delon played the same role in Rene Clement's 1960 “Purple Noon,” adapted from the same novel by Patricia Highsmith...