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3
Mar

Photo Play – From Russia with Love (1963)

by HELEN GEIB

framing the fight

From Russia with Love (1963)

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24
Feb

Photo Play – My Man Godfrey (1936)

by HELEN GEIB

aren’t these credits terrific?

My Man Godfrey (1936)

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21
Feb

Thinking Outside the Multiplex in Indiana: February 21

by HELEN GEIB

Barefoot (2014)

The column will be on hiatus the next few weeks while I’m in trial. This week see a great classic on the big screen: Tillie’s Punctured Romance is the penultimate silent comedy in the IMA’s Winter Nights series tonight and On the Waterfront has screenings at the AMC Indianapolis on Sunday and Wednesday. Read more »

17
Feb

Photo Play – Once Upon a Time in China (1991)

by HELEN GEIB

building blocks of superstardom

Once Upon a Time in China (1991)

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10
Feb

Photo Play – The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)

by HELEN GEIB

a witty preface to the getaway

The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)

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7
Feb

Thinking Outside the Multiplex in Indiana: February 7

by HELEN GEIB

How I Live Now (2014)

Two new limited releases this week, both sci-fi but otherwise- at least based on the summaries I found- having absolutely nothing in common. The British, dystopia-themed How I Live Now definitely sounds the more interesting between them. Read more »

4
Feb

On DVD/Blu-ray – Review: Captain Phillips (2013)

by NIR SHALEV

Captain Phillips (2013)

Captain Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks) is tasked with helming the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, a huge cargo ship, from point A to point B through the Indian Ocean. However, Somali pirates target the vessel and board it, roughly 145 miles off the Somali coast. We then meet Muse (Arkhad Abdi): lean, mean, and packing an AK-47 just like the three other pirates. He’s their captain and he has it in for Phillips. Read more »

3
Feb

Photo Play – Yojimbo (1961)

by HELEN GEIB

the play’s the thing

Yojimbo (1961)

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31
Jan

Thinking Outside the Multiplex in Indiana: January 31

by HELEN GEIB

The Invisible Woman (2013)

British drama The Invisible Woman, about Charles Dickens’ mistress, and a documentary on urban dirt bikers in Baltimore are the week’s wildly different new releases. Read more »

28
Jan

On DVD/Blu-ray – Review: Rush (2013)

by NIR SHALEV

Rush (2013)

Even as a car enthusiast I hadn’t heard of James Hunt or Niki Lauda. I wasn’t ever into car races as I was simply into cars. But after watching Rush, I felt that I missed out on something very special. Read more »

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