Coming Soon – Staff Picks for January

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Our most anticipated new items purchased by the Studio. Feel free to put them on hold until they come in. Music TV/Mini Series Movies - New Releases Movies - Non-Fiction Movies - Reissues and Reorders Images Courtesy of IMDB, All Music, Criterion

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Great Albums You May Have Missed This Year

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Each year there is a ton of new music released, including nowadays everything from mixtapes to streaming exclusives. So to give you a few options we thought we would highlight some releases that you might have missed, and are worth your time. Most of these albums might not convey their depth on a cursory listen, […]

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Coming Soon – Staff Picks for December

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Our most anticipated new items purchased by the Studio. Feel free to put them on hold until they come in. Music TV/Mini Series Movies - New Releases Movies - Non-Fiction Movies - Reissues and Reorders Images Courtesy of IMDB, All Music, Criterion

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The Invisible Man

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There are a lot of big music artists who have unfortunately passed on to that great gig in the sky in 2016. One of those was a name that wasn’t that well known to the general public, but was maybe the best at his craft. Writing songs for Michael McDonald, George Benson, Donna Summer, Herbie […]

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If You’re Feeling Sinister Turns 20

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Twenty years ago this month the chamber pop group Belle & Sebastian released their second album, and first masterpiece, If You're Feeling Sinister. From its now iconic cover with Kafka's The Trial in the background to its sophisticated folk pop sound, this album stood out among the crowd of Weezer, Beck, and Rage Against the Machine in 1996. So […]

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You Call That a Christmas Movie

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I know you've probably had this argument before, but Die Hard is most definitely a Christmas movie. Why limit yourself to the schmaltz that passes for Christmas films each year, and broaden your knowledge of this sub-genre by watching a holiday film with some ridiculous action, dark humor, or marital discord. Lethal Weapon So by […]

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Dysfunctional Families

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For most of us there is some dysfunctional element to our families, and for better or worse, we have to endure those idiosyncrasies this time of year. However, in the end it could always be worse, and one of the best ways to remind your self is enduring someone else's misery via a film. Some of the greatest […]

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Was the Book Really Better?

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November is National Novel Writing Month, to celebrate I’d like to share some of my all-time favorite movie adaptations of novels. “The book was better” is a popular refrain, and more often than not it’s true, but occasionally filmmakers manage to capture the essence of a work, or make it their own in such a […]

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Repeat Offenders

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You know these songs by heart. Bands with a huge catalog and tons of songs. Yet, you reach for the dial just as fast as the opening notes sound out, because you can’t stand the pain again. You held out through the commercials because you thought it was going to be something decent, but nope, […]

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Coming Soon – Staff Picks for November

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Our most anticipated new items purchased by the Studio. Feel free to put them on hold until they come in. Music TV/Mini Series Movies - New Releases Movies - Non-Fiction Movies - Reissues and Reorders Images Courtesy of IMDB, All Music, Criterion

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