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The Arrangement (1969)

DVD Review: The Arrangement (1969)

Written and directed by Elia Kazan (A Face in the Crowd), The Arrangement, released in 1969, was based on his own bestselling novel of the same name. Having read Kazan’s A Life, it quickly becomes clear that Kazan saw something of himself in the film’s protagonist, Eddie Anderson, a high-flying advertising executive. So, perhaps he’s …

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The Practice (1976-77)

DVD Review: The Practice – The Complete Series

One of America’s most beloved comedians, Danny Thomas’ success on television was surpassed only by his well-known philanthropy. Most know him best as the creator and star of Make Room for Daddy (also known as The Danny Thomas Show) which ran from 1953-1964. The series garnered 26 Emmy nominations over the course of its run, …

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DVD Review: Love, Gilda

Saturday Night Live has been on the air for more than forty years now, but few television historians will disagree that the series’ first five seasons–from 1975 to 1980–were it’s best. The first of the “Not Ready for Prime-Time Players” selected (as the cast was known), Gilda Radner (Haunted Honeymoon) became an immediate fan favorite. …

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DVD Review: The Carol Burnett Show – 50th Anniversary Special

Fifty years after The Carol Burnett Show debuted on CBS and nearly forty years after the cameras stopped rolling, Carol Burnett remains a beloved figured and the show continues in syndication. Last December, CBS aired The Carol Burnett Show 50th Anniversary Special, featuring Burnett, cast members, and a slew of celebrity guests sharing their memories …

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DVD Review: Major Crimes – The Complete Sixth and Final Season

After six successful seasons, Major Crimes has come to end. A spin-off of the equally successful The Closer, both series benefited from strong storylines and a talented female lead. Despite consistently strong ratings, TNT announced in January 2017 that the upcoming sixth season–13 episodes–would be it’s last. Far from dull, there was some big surprises, …

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