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LJ Media Reviews: December 2016

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Alice Hoffman is Faithful to a girl devastated by the harm she caused her dearest friend; a Palestinian man renews his love of music by becoming The Idol

From Finders Keepers to A Man Called Ove to the Original Star Trek | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray, November 1, 2016

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Admit The Exterminating Angel; a Greater college success story; A Man Called Ove gets a second chance; TV’s Star Trek launches a genre

LJ Media Reviews: November 15, 2016

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Nuanced, multilayered, relevant fiction from Aboulela; an absolute must-listen Wonder; blues enthusiasts will take Pride and Joy in this look at the music industry; stop worrying, and learn to enjoy Dr. Strangelove

Billionaires and Ballots: How To Buy an Election | Presidential DVDs

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Getting one last jump on the election, LJ reviews a DVD that looks at the political money men and how going to the polls can be a harrowing experience.

Getting To Know Giallo | Video Reviews, November 1, 2016

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Giallo films, a genre originating in Italy, are an evolutionary step between the classic murder mystery and the American slasher film craze of the 1970s and 1980s. Visually the emphasis is on presenting shocking and unusual murders.

FearNYC Day Six: Honoring the Work of Wes Craven

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On the penultimate day of the first annual FearNYC festival, festival goers were treated to another collection of horror shorts, a few classic horror films, some fantastic premieres, and the awards ceremony.

FearNYC Day Five: Social Media Is a Plague

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Day Five of FearNYC was the best day of the festival so far. With one exception, the lineup was all premieres, and they were all stellar.

The Clintons and The Donald: Cast Your Ballot Here | Presidential DVDs

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Library Journal couldn’t let the election hoopla go unnoticed, so we asked reviewer STEPHEN L. HUPP to take a look at two DVD programs now available that might persuade on-the-fence voters to throw their support to one of the candidates. Or might these films convince the already committed to flip? It’s anyone’s game

FearNYC Day Four: Clown Sightings Reported

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A promising lineup of classics and new films on day four of FearNYC was highlighted by the NYC premiere of Clowntown.

FearNYC Day Three: A Boy’s Best Friend Is (Still) His Mother

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Day three of FearNYC was the most low-key day thus far—no torture scenes, no scary clowns.