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    Frank Capra's 'It Happened One Night,' 'Tootsie' And More Coming To Criterion In November

    The Criterion Collection is always guaranteed to earn some of our money each month, but what to do when some of the big movies they've got coming have already been on home video for years? Is it really worth it just to get a wacky C on the cover? You tell us, but this lineup for November is still pr...

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    Cannes Classics Lineup Includes Films By Alfred Hitchcock, Sergio Leone, Frank Capra, Jean Renoir & More

    The Cannes Film Festival isn't just about uncovering the brightest new talents, and freshest expressions of the cinematic art (but yes, it's a huge part of it). Each year, organizers curate a great selection of classic films, and this year is no different.

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    10 Directors Who Remade Their Own Movies

    This week, the Vince Vaughn vehicle “Delivery Man” hits theaters (our review here). While on the surface it may seem of a type with recent paternity comedies like “The Change-Up” and “The Switch,” it does feature one rogue element (aside from not starring Jason Bateman): it’s a remake of a French-la...

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    Capra-Corn in Austin, Texas

    I just returned from Austin, Texas, where I had the pleasure of presenting Frank Capra’s "Lady for a Day" (1933) to an enthusiastic audience at the historic Paramount Theatre, as part of its annual Summer Film Classics series.

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    Frank Capra's Katharine Hepburn & Spencer Tracy Political Dramedy 'State Of The Union' Getting A Remake

    Despite its potentially dry subject matter, Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” is creeping towards $200 million domestic box office, while Netflix’s “House of Cards” is just about the most talked about television show right now, which suggests that political dramas are in vogue. What better to give a shin...

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    The Harry Langdon Mystique

    If Harry Langdon is the neglected figure from the pantheon of great silent-comedy stars, Chuck Harter and Michael J. Hayde have done their best to rectify that situation in a massive, and exhaustive, new book. A whopping 686 oversized pages, it resembles a phone directory for a mid-sized city as muc...

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    Take A Look At USPS Stamps For Frank Capra, Billy Wilder, John Ford & John Huston

    Considering the art of letter-writing and the ritual of walking to the mailbox are becoming lost to the digital age (single tear), it's kinda cute that the United States Postal Service keeps making special new stamps, but honestly, we'd buy these and frame 'em.

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    A Capra Classic Made Whole

    A year before 'It Happened One Night' famously swept the Oscars, Frank Capra and screenwriter Robert Riskin made 'Lady for a Day', which earned four Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture—but because it was withheld from TV and 16mm distribution for years, it never attained the widespread...

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