Jul 15
2012

This Sunday we spotlight “Julie & Julia”, in memoriam to the late Nora Ephron, since this has become, unfortunately, her last film. New screencaptures and on-set pictures have been added to the image library. The video archive has been updated with three new clips and compilation videos of press interviews and television spots. Production notes and my review after the cut. As always, please share your thoughts on “Julie & Julia” in the comments.

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Jul 08
2012

This week’s spotlight is “Lions for Lambs”, Robert Redford’s 2007 drama about the war in Iraq. New DVD screencaptures have been added and new clips, including the making of and an interview with Meryl, have been uploaded as well. Also, check the very funny interview with Redford, Cruise and Streep on Good Morning America to promote the film’s theatrical release. Production notes and review after the cut. As always, please share your thoughts about the film in the comments.

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Jul 01
2012

This Sunday we cover “Prime”, the 2005 romantic comedy starring Meryl Streep and Uma Thurman as a therapist and patient whose relationship is tested when the patient starts dating the therapist’s son. New DVD screencaptures have been added to the image library, three video clips as well as a making of and deleted scenes have been added to the video archive. Production notes and review are below. As always, please share your thoughts on “Prime” in the comments.

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Jun 24
2012

This week we spotlight “The Manchurian Candidate”, Jonathan Demme’s remake of John Frankenheimer’s 1962 classic film. New DVD screencaptures have been added as well as new video clips – including a full making of and deleted scenes in the video archive. Production notes and my review can be found after the cut. As always, please share your thoughts on the film in the comments. Also, watch out for a special treat in the following update!

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Jun 17
2012

This Sunday’s spotlight is “The Hours”, Stephen Daldry’s Oscar-winning drama that combines the stories of three women’s life in a day – a fantastic film I can only recommend. New DVD screencaptures have been added to the image library, three new clips, a complete making of and television spots have been added to the video archive. Also, a good occasion to replay the 2002 Oprah Winfrey Show, featuring in-depth conversations with Meryl, Julianne and Nicole. Production notes and my review can be found after the cut. As always, please share your thoughts on “The Hours” in the comments.

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Jun 10
2012

This Sunday’s spotlight is “Music of the Heart”, Wes Craven’s drama about the true story of a violin teacher at an East Harlem School. While this is rather a small film, lots of updates have been made to the site – there are new DVD screencaptures from the film and its special features, additional on-set pictures and promotional stills. Then, three new clips have been added to the video archive alongside deleted scenes and the film’s making of. Also, make sure to read more about the real Roberta Guaspari. Production notes and my review can be found after the cut. As always, please share your thoughts on “Music of the Heart” in the comments.

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Jun 03
2012

This Sunday’s spotlight is “Plenty” the 1985 adaptation of David Hare’s play, starring Meryl Streep, Charles Dance, Sting and Tracey Ullman. To cover the film, new DVD screencaptures have been added alonside the full theatrical trailer and three new clips from the film. Production notes and my review can be found after the cut. And as always, please share your thoughts on “Plenty” in the comments.

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May 27
2012

This week’s spotlight is “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events”, the 2004 children’s books adapation starring Jim Carrey, including a very funny supporting turn by Meryl Streep as Aunt Josephine. New DVD screencaptures have been added to the gallery, the video archive has been updated with three new clips, deleted scenes and an interview. Production notes and my review can be found after the cut. As always, please share your thoughts on “Lemony Snicket” in the comments.

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May 20
2012

This week’s spotlight is “Before and After”, Barbet Schroeder’s 1996 drama about a family’s struggle after their son is being accused of murdering his girlfriend. If you would like to add this to your collection, “Before and After” has been released on Blu-Ray this week in the USA. The media pages for the film have been updated with Blu-Ray screencaptures, a couple of new production stills, on-set pictures as well as three new video clips. Production notes and my review can be found after the cut. As always, share your thoughts on “Before and After” in the comments section.

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May 13
2012

It’s Mother’s Days, so what better film to cover than “Postcards from the Edge”, Mike Nichols’ 1990 drama comedy of a disfunctional mother-daughter relationship. New DVD screencaptures from the film have been added to the image library, three clips from the film can be found in the video archive – with a bonus clip of Meryl performing “I’m Checking Out“. Also, be sure to have a look at this 1991 segment from E! Entertainment, featuring an interview with Meryl and on-set footage from the film. Production notes and my review after the cut. As always, share your thoughts on “Postcards from the Edge” in the comments.

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