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BEST OF 2015
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Do you agree with our 2015 Best Of List?

CHRISTMAS COLUMN 2015
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CHRISTMAS COLUMN 2015 – As always, around this time of the year, there are some sumptuous films to be found, as well as some film-related books, for the special gift that asks a bit more of your wallet.

HALLOWEEN 2015 COLUMN
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This has been a quieter than usual Halloween season here at FIR. But there are a few choice treasures surfacing out there in digital-land.

First of all – scrape me off the ceiling and hold me down. Criterion has released their BluRay of KWAIDAN, and it’s a mind-boggler

REMEMBERING WES CRAVEN

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“Well, Wes is gone… All our friends are going to start dropping now. He was a trendsetter, so he was the first to go.”
Victoria Alexander

UP ON THE ROOF

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And it was on this fourth floor roof area – the largest outdoor hotel space in the city – that the Rooftop Film Club was launching its debut event.

BLAST OFF AT THE RUSSIAN CONSULATE

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On Wednesday, May 20th, Oleg Frish debuted cuts from his new CD, “Duets With My American Idols,” which is being distributed by BDG through RED Distribution, LLC, a division of SONY Music Entertainment. The invitation had hinted at ‘Surprise Guests.’ For me, personally, there were surprises in store that the organizers of this lovely event could not have anticipated.

THE BEST OF 2014 Films, DVDs, BluRays, Books, and whatever else our writers care to list…
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