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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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DVD Picks for June 2014

Chip Kaufmann’s Pick: Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983) While I was watching The Railway Man (see my review this issue), I was struck by how similar it was to a Japanese-English film that I had seen a number of years ago. That movie was Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence from 1983 and it starred Tom Conti …

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DVD Picks for May 2014

Chip Kaufmann’s Pick: Wake Wood (2011) Well now that the new Hammer’s latest opus The Quiet Ones is in the theaters and is not as good as its predecessors (see my review this issue), you should check out the least known of their previous four movies and that is Wake Wood. Everything that is missing …

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DVD Picks for April 2014

Chip Kaufmann’s Pick: Sunrise (1927) Is Sunrise the greatest silent movie ever made? Who can say? What is without question is that Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (to give the film its full title) IS one of the greatest films ever made, sound or silent. The fact that we still have it is something …

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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,

Cinebarre (Asheville) –

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

Smoky Mountain Cinema (Waynesville) – Movieline (828) 452-9091