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DVD Picks for October 2014

Chip Kaufmann’s Pick: Horror of Dracula (1958) Of all the movies to be found in Terence Fisher’s output (see article this section), none is more highly regarded than Dracula (Horror of Dracula in America to distinguish it from Bela Lugosi’s Dracula which had just been reissued in 1958). Everything is here from the pre-Raphaelite use …

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DVD Picks for September 2014

Chip Kaufmann’s Pick: The World According to Garp (1982) I was one of the last people, among those I knew, to jump on the Robin Williams bandwagon. I never watched a single episode of Mork & Mindy (not even in reruns) and I didn’t care for Williams’s standup comedy routines with its schizophrenia on amphetamines …

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DVD Picks for August 2014

Chip Kaufmann’s Pick: Zardoz (1974) Of all the dystopian sci-fi flicks out there from Metropolis to Snowpiercer (see review this issue), none is more unique or more bizarre than British director John Boorman’s 1974 opus Zardoz. Back in the day it was what was known as a “head trip”. The film is set in the …

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DVD Picks for July 2014

Chip Kaufmann’s Pick: Judex (1963) If you’re in the mood for something a little out of the ordinary, look no further than this brand new Criterion release of the 1963 French thriller Judex. Director Georges Franju made the poetic horror film Eyes Without a Face (1959) about an obsessed plastic surgeon trying to repair his …

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Asheville Pizza & Brewing Company – Movieline (828) 254-1281,

Beaucatcher Cinemas (Asheville) – Movieline (828) 298-1234

Biltmore Grande – 1-800-FANDANGO #4010,

Carmike 10 (Asheville) – Movieline (828) 298-4452,

Carolina Cinemas – (828) 274-9500,

The Falls Theatre (Brevard) – Movieline (828) 883-2200

Fine Arts Theatre (Asheville) – Movieline (828) 232-1536,

Flat Rock Theatre (Flat Rock) – Movieline (828) 697-2463,

Four Seasons (Hendersonville) – Movieline (828) 693-8989

The Strand (Waynesville) – (828) 283-0079,