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September 2011


Articles From Adam Jahnke in September
Tuesday Sep 27, 2011 40:00 PM ET
A big week at the video store includes the debut of Carlos, a massive Ben-Hur box set, the return of Transformers and Anna Nicole Smith: The Opera!
Thursday Sep 22, 2011 05:00 PM ET
It’s a commonly held belief that when it comes to the Academy Awards, comedies get no respect. There’s an element of truth to that. When it comes to Best Picture, comedies are infrequently nominated and almost never win.
Tuesday Sep 20, 2011 50:00 PM ET
It’s a lackluster week at the video store. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, especially considering all the big releases we’ve had recently. If you’re a DVD collector, your wallet could probably use the break. Still, there are a handful of interesting titles this week that you may find worth a rental.
Monday Sep 19, 2011 35:00 PM ET
Back in July, Netflix announced they would be splitting up their streaming and DVD rental plans. If you wanted to keep one or the other, you’d end up saving money. But if you, like so many others, had come to enjoy both options, your monthly subscription would be increasing. A lot. A whole lot.
Friday Sep 16, 2011 20:00 PM ET
The first time I saw any footage from Ben-Hur was at a repertory theatre in Sacramento. All at once, I understood the meaning of the word “epic”.
Wednesday Sep 14, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Never before available on DVD, 1991: The Year Punk Broke resurfaces for its 20th anniversary with almost an hour of new extra features.
Saturday Sep 10, 2011 20:00 PM ET
When a movie becomes a phenomenon, it's almost impossible for the Academy to ignore. That was certainly the case back in 1977 when Star Wars crashed Hollywood's biggest night.
Thursday Sep 8, 2011 00:00 AM ET
When the nominations for the 73rd Academy Awards were announced, it was by no means a sure thing that Steven Soderbergh would pull off his double-nod hat trick. Only one nomination was really a lock and that was Julia Roberts for Best Actress.
Tuesday Sep 6, 2011 25:00 PM ET
Two Brian De Palma classics lead a packed week of new DVD and Blu-ray releases.
Thursday Sep 1, 2011 40:00 AM ET
While Soderbergh continues his long goodbye from the film business and with one of his (possibly) last films, Contagion, premiering September 9, it seems like a good time to look back at arguably his finest year, 2000.

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