From Anomalisa to La chienne to the Valley of Love | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray


An Oscar-nominated animated gem from Johnson & Charlie Kaufman, Renoir’s La chienne, Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove, Huppert & Depardieu, together again in The Valley of Love

LJ Media Reviews: May 16, 2016


Hepworth’s heartbreaker should be among The Things We Keep; color your patrons enthralled with the musical treat The Color of Noise

LJ Media Reviews: May 1, 2016


Dawson’s charming romance is The Opposite of Maybe; Doc Martin is making his Cornish house calls in Series 7

From Billions to None | LJ DVD Review


LJ’s review of the DVD From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction

Garenq’s “Financial Thriller,” Sollett, Meyerhoff, & Newcomers Morano, Piet | Fast Scans: Top Foreign & Indie Picks, April 15, 2016


A true incident that had far-reaching political fallout; Sollett’s big-screen drama rises above its made-for-TV aesthetics; Meyerhoff’s visually arresting feature debut mixes old-school Super-8 and 16mm film; Piet has crafted a sneakily suspenseful low-key thriller

LJ Media Reviews: April 15, 2016


Ivan Doig’s final novel is a lighthearted tale of an orphan hopping the Last Bus to Wisdom; join the millions of fans who can’t get enough of Carole King, naturally

LJ Media Reviews: April 1, 2016


A Swedish tourist causes a book-related stir in an Iowa town in Bivald’s starred debut; Dassin paints Richard Widmark into an ill-fated corner in Night and the City

The Girls in the Band | LJ DVD Review


This joyous musical reveals the women who traveled and performed in vaudeville and during the Big Band era

From the American Friend to Salaam Bombay! | Fast Scans: Top Foreign & Indie Picks, March 15, 2016


Wenders’s take on a Highsmith novel; a must-have classic by Calcutta-born Satyajit Ray; a gripping tale of lust and betrayal; a seminal film about youth living on the streets of Bombay; a frank drama about a homeless man scraping by on the streets of Manhattan

Fashion Forward | LJ Reviews


An informative and entertaining documentary of how pioneering Jewish immigrants created the Fashion District, also known as the Garment Center; a fascinating look at a little-known art in the fashion industry