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Cult Classic BMX Movie ‘Rad’ Finally Getting an Official Home Video Release on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray

The 1980s were host to some of the most memorable sports movies of all-time, including Hoosiers, Bull Durham, Caddyshack, The Natural, The Karate Kid, Field of Dreams, and more. But the 1980s also saw the rise of popularity in extreme sports like skateboarding and BMX bike riding, and those sports were represented on the big […]

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Karen Golden, ‘Transformers’ Script Supervisor, Dies at 78

Veteran script supervisor Karen Golden, best known for her work on “Transformers,” died Tuesday after a seven year battle with Alzheimer’s. She was 78.Golden spent her career working alongside a long list of major film directors, including Michael Bay, John Huston and Ron Shelton. She collaborated with Bay on scripts for “Armageddon,” “Pearl Harbor,” “Bad […]

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Play It to the Bone, New Titles from Warner Archive and More: Jim Hemphill’s Weekend Viewing Recommendations

Back in October 2015, I interviewed writer-director Ron Shelton for this site about the making of his immensely entertaining Play It to the Bone, a 1999 boxing picture that subverted sports movie clichés to its commercial detriment but artistic triumph. A deftly balanced work that is as smart and violent as it is sweet and […]

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Films From Dietrich & von Sternberg And Steven Soderbergh’s Debut Highlight July’s Criterion Releases

Criterion just announced their selections for July, and surprisingly they’re led by not one, but six films from director Josef von Sternberg and actress Marlene Dietrich. Also getting the Criterion treatment is Ron Shelton’s classic “Bull Durham,” Steven Soderbergh’s breakout hit “sex, lies, and videotape,” as well as classics “A Matter of Life and Death” […]

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Here’s What’s Coming to Hulu in May

Hulu has announced the titles they’re adding next month. One of the biggest additions is the first seven movies in the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, so if you’re like me and have been looking to give these movies a spin, now you finally have a cheap and easy way to do so. And […]

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