Monthly Archives: February 2014

Oscar Nominees—In Other Good Movies by Leonard Maltin

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I must admit, I’m a bit tired of reading and hearing about the past year’s Oscar nominees, good as they are. But I never tire of touting movies that may have escaped your attention—like the following examples that feature some

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The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship

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Theo Kalomirakis is an avid movie lover and the world’s most famous home theater designer. Widely considered the “godfather of home theater,” his striking projects range in design from rich art deco to slick modern spaces. With a library of

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Academy Award Winners

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In honor of the Oscars taking place this weekend, we have put collections into our store featuring all the past winners for Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress. And…all the movies in our Academy Award Winners:

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Stylistic Stunners

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The films in this collection exhibit a distinctive visual flair that often eschews the mandates of realism in favor of a hyper-stylized mode of storytelling. Whether through visual effects, a purposeful use of color and lighting, or cinematography, these visual stunners

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Gravity (Warner Bros., 2013)

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Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is on her first space mission with veteran astronaut Lieutenant Kowalski (George Clooney). After being cut off from their mother ship, they spiral into space tethered only to each other. What follows is an excruciating

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UltraViolet

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What Is UltraViolet? UV allows you to take movies that you have purchased either on disc or as a download from our store on the go. UV is your cloud-based solution to streaming your movies anywhere, across all devices. By linking

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All Is Lost (Lionsgate, 2013)

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In this gripping survival adventure, Robert Redford delivers a stellar solo performance as a man lost at sea. Throughout the entire film only a few sparse words are spoken, putting Redford’s acting skills truly at the forefront and testing the

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The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (Lionsgate, 2013)

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The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete is a coming-of-age story focused around two boys in the inner city of Brooklyn. Abandoned by their mothers, Mister and Pete must learn to survive on their own in the projects, constantly dodging

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Covers View in the Kaleidescape App for iPad

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Every week, we get emails from our customers and dealers around the world with requests for new features in our iPad app. One of the most requested features is one we have in our onscreen menu, but hadn’t yet implemented in

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Ender’s Game (Lionsgate, 2013)

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Like other children in the future, Andrew “Ender” Wiggin partakes in handheld war games. What he doesn’t know is that the military is monitoring their abilities in search of soldiers to fight against an impending alien invasion. Ender is soon identified as

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