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The Kid Criterion Collection Blu-Ray Review

Review by Robert T. Trate Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Jackie Coogan, Edna Purviance, Carl Miller Directed by: Charlie Chaplin Running time: 53 minutes Year of release: 1921 Rating: NR  Spine #799 When the Kid (Jackie Coogan) reaches out for the Tramp (Charlie Chaplin), as he is about to be taken away to an orphanage, you can feel it. There is something magical that …

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The Undesirable: Blu-Ray Review

Review by Robert T. Trate Starring: Lili Berky, Victor Varconi, Mari Jászai Directed by: Michael Curtiz Running time: 66 minutes Year of release: 1914 Rating: NR For those of us that truly love film, we often look back at our favorite directors. This is usually done because it is easier to dive into a director’s filmography instead of patiently waiting for …

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Let There Be Light: John Huston’s Wartime Documentaries Blu-ray Review

Review by Robert T. Trate Starring: James Stewart, Walter Huston Directed by: John Huston Running time: 281 minutes Year of release: 1942-1946 Rating: NR World War II documentaries are certainly nothing new. The era has been examined over and over again as a turning point in not just the American Culture, but in shaping the world. There are so many now, that …