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Screening Report: CLEOPATRA’s 50th Anniversary – Mummified on Arrival

Everything about Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s CLEOPATRA (1963) is outsized – except, apparently, the audiences at Wednesday’s nationwide 50th anniversary theatrical screenings. I attended the 7 p.m. show of the digitally restored epic at the AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 on … Continue reading

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Undead on Arrival: Tim Burton’s DARK SHADOWS on Blu-ray

Staked through the heart by critics and shunned by moviegoers like a garlic bialy at a vampire brunch, Tim Burton’s DARK SHADOWS was one of the more anemic blockbusters of the summer season. After a disappointing $80 million domestic theatrical … Continue reading

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