Posts Tagged ‘DVD’

Chris Marker – Six DVDs

Dear Old Muncie

From The Observer’s Very Short List Eighty-one years ago, Robert and Helen Lynd publishedMiddletown: A Study in Modern American Culture. That work and its 1937 follow-up, Middletown in Transition,were the first in-depth sociological investigations of an actual American town. Five decades later, documentary filmmaker Peter Davis (Hearts & Minds) produced a six-part public-television series based on […]

Nostalgia for the Light Video Clip

Disco and Atomic War Trailer

The Hollywood Reporter: Period between DVD, VOD releases shrinks

By Georg Szalai The window between the average movie’s DVD and VOD releases has shrunk to just five days, down sharply from the 30 to 45 days that were common a few years ago, according to BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield, who on Thursday chastised studios for mismanaging release windows. Most movies are already being released […]

Press Reaction to ‘Rocky Road to Dublin’ Home Video Release

Here’s a roundup of press reactions to the Icarus Films Home Video release of  Rocky Road to Dublin:, March 28, 2010 – Four stars review by John Adams Montreal Gazette, March 26, 2010 – Positive review by Al Kratina in “Subject too sensitive?” DVD guide Arkansas Democrat Gazette, March 26, 2010 -  Positive review by Philip […]

Peter Lennon on “Rocky Road to Dublin”

In 1967 Peter Lennon argued in his celebrated documentary, “Rocky Road to Dublin”, that Ireland needed liberating from the Irish. Thirty seven years later, Ireland is ready to hear the message. By 1967 my Irish Republican aspiration for freedom from the English had transmogrified into a realisation that what my country really needed was freedom […]

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