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  • Loyola professors trying to buy up Video Americain DVDs

    Loyola professors trying to buy up Video Americain DVDs
    As Video Americain tries to sell its vast stock of 60,000 DVDs, humanities professors at Loyola University Maryland, led by film studies director and associate English professor Nicholas Miller, are pooling their departmental funds and raising money from students and alumni to purchase hundreds of cream-of-the-crop films to use as teaching tools.
  • Cannes Film Review: 'The Search'

    "I want this to be a picture of dignity -- a true canvas of the suffering of humanity!" So declared the comedy-director hero of Preston Sturges' classic "Sullivan's Travels," and his fit of self-importance may well enlighten viewers as they ponder why...

    Film Review: 'Vampire Academy'

    Richelle Mead's above-average series of young-adult fantasy novels gets a worse-than-perfunctory screen launch with "Vampire Academy," which not only plays like the crassest possible mashup of "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" elements, but seems designed...

    Film Review: 'Ain't Misbehavin"

    In spanning eight decades, Marcel Ophuls' filmed autobiography "Ain't Misbehavin'" incorporates a wide array of approaches: nostalgia-filled interviews with celebrated contemporaries, whimsical excerpts from Hollywood films, samplings from his own and his...

    Hollywood's Greats Embrace Fresh Takes

    What do directors Fritz Lang, Stanley Kramer, Preston Sturges, Stanley Kubrick, Sam Peckinpah, Alain Resnais, Ang Lee, Wim Wenders and Peter Watkins have in common? They're all filmmakers who made their reputations by taking the movies to new places,...