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Extraterrestrial: Sex, lies and science-fiction

"Extraterrestrial" (90 minutes) premieres simultaneously on June 15th on DVD and all major on-demand platforms. It also opens June 15th in limited theatrical release. If you've seen the 2007 thriller "Timecrimes," you already know that Spanish writer-director Nacho Vigalondo has…

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Indie Game: Super Meat Boy vs. Fez

"Indie Game: The Movie" (103 minutes) is available on iTunes on Demand, VHX Direct Download, Steam and directly from the filmmakers. A debate that occasionally rages over at Roger Ebert's Journal deals with whether video games can be considered art.…

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More sex please, we're French

"Sexual Chronicles of a French Family" (76 minutes) is available via IFC On Demand. Let's play a game. It's 3 AM and you can't sleep. A channel roulette session with the remote control stops your TV on a certain network…

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Norman Mailer: His life in public

"Norman Mailer: The American" is available on Amazon Instant video. It is also available on DVD. Criterion has announced a two-disc Eclipse Series DVD set of Norman Mailer-directed features for release August 28, 2012: "Maidstone" (1970), "Wild 90" (1967) and…

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Johnny Carson: The man behind the curtain

"Johnny Carson: The King of Late Night" (120 minutes) premieres on PBS' "American Masters" at 9:00pm Monday, May 14th (check local listings). The film will also be released on DVD and Blu-ray on July 17th. As I reflect on my…

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Edwin Drood: Cold Case Reopened

"The Mystery of Edwin Drood" (120 minutes) premieres on PBS "Masterpiece Classic" at 9 p.m. Sunday, April 15th (check local listings). The film can also be watched online for a limited time beginning April 16th. It is also available on…