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Singin’ in the Rain Sparkles at 60

I thought I’d seen Singin in the Rain too often to notice anything new about it, but the beautifully remastered 60th anniversary print proves me wrong.  Each frame is sharper, and the details sparkle.  For the first time, I noticed … Continue reading

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Singin’ in the Rain: Watch it in theaters on July 12!

Seriously, buy your tickets now to watch this glorious musical in theaters next week at a special 60th anniversary screening, courtesy of Turner Classic Movies: http://www.fathomevents.com/classics/event/singinintherain.aspx?d=7/12/2012 If you’ve never seen Singin’ in the Rain before: lucky you, watching it for … Continue reading

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The Artist: Silently Singin’ in the Rain

Oscar favorites usually underwhelm me (I’m looking at you, The King’s Speech!), but The Artist is a delightful exception. It’s a beautiful silent picture, an examination of the transition from silent films to talkies, and an exploration of the experience … Continue reading

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