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    Legends of the Fall: How "The Way" and "Margin Call" Bucked the Indie Box Office Blues

    As was the case for its Hollywood counterpart, it was not a great fall at the indie box office.

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    David Weissman Talks About His Harrowing AIDS Doc "We Were Here," Our VOD Pick of the Week

    In his powerful documentary "We Were Here," filmmaker David Weissman ("The Cockettes") chronicles the arrival of AIDS in San Francisco and its subsequent aftermath through the eyes of five individuals who were witnesses to history. It world premiered at Sundance earlier this year (where IW's Peter K...

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    Multiple Award Winning Congolese Crime Drama "Viva Riva!" Now Streaming On Netflix!

    In my review of Djo Tunda Wa Munga's crime drama, Viva Riva!, I highlighted the film's audacious depictions of the kind of orchestrated sexuality and violence rarely seen in African cinema (specifically cinema of the DRC - the Democratic Republic Of The Congo, where such scenes, while a...

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    On DVD/Blu-ray/VOD This Week - "The Weird World of Blowfly" (The Original Dirty Rapper)

    He's known as the original dirty rapper! Blowfly - the stage name for Clarence Reid, who wrote songs for several hit R&B groups in the 1960s and '70s. But he also recorded albums as Blowfly, his alter-ego usually seen in an ostentatious superhero costume, known especially for his x-...

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    Matthew Porterfield On His Beguiling Hybrid Doc "Putty Hill," Our DVD Pick of the Week

    A beguiling amalgamation of documentary and fictional narratives, Matthew Porterfield’s second feature “Putty Hill” has been making waves on the film festival circuit since debuting at the Berlin International Film Festival last year. It lands on DVD and Blu-ray this week and it...

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    New On DVD - "Machete Maidens Unleashed" (On Exploitation Cinema History)

    The revealing and interesting story goes...

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    New On DVD/Blu-ray/VOD: "Attack The Block" & "Luther" Season 2

    I'm sure neither of these needs much of an intro around here. We've talked about them aplenty.

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    Also New On DVD & VOD - Sean Baker's "Prince Of Broadway"

    I missed this in my weekly "New On DVD/Blu-ray/VOD" post earlier this week.

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    Acclaimed Doc On Chinese Presence In Africa ("When China Met Africa") Now Available On DVD & VOD

    Unless your head has been buried in the sand, or with equanimity in the clouds, you’ll be familiar, even a little bit, with the somewhat recent growing Chinese presence in Africa, and all the complexities and criticisms that have accompanied that development; Some calling it neo-colonialism; others ...

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    New On DVD/Blu-ray/VOD Today - "Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest"

    Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest, which enjoyed a limited theatrical run over the summer, grossing just over $1.1 million in ticket sales, is not out on Blu-ray and DVD for those who missed its big screen release.

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