This week on DVD

Italian art-house treacle, a Capra classic and the best of the week's new releases.


Salon Staff
February 19, 2003 2:00AM (UTC)

"All or Nothing" (2002)

"Cinema Paradiso: The New Version" (1989)

"City by the Sea" (2002). Two of America's finest film actors, Robert De Niro and Frances McDormand, almost rescue a clichéd cop drama.

"The Color Purple" Special Edition (1985)

"The Four Feathers" (2002). Fourth time around for this tale of British Empire valor and cowardice. Not much of an improvement on the first three.

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"How to Beat the High Cost of Living" (1980)

"I'll Do Anything" (1994)

"Killing Zoe" (1994)

"Lady Jane" (1986)

"Life Stinks" (1991)

"M*A*S*H": The Complete Third Season (three-disc set)

"Maxie" (1985). Glenn Close and Mandy Patinkin star.

"The Meteor Man" (1993)

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"Mr. North" (1988)

"One Hour Photo" (2002). Robin Williams as a superstore psycho in a mannered art-house hit.

"Requiem for a Dream" (2000). Darren Aronofsky's brilliant, exhausting drug odyssey.

"The Rules of Attraction" (2002). Bret Easton Ellis adaptation found a modest cult, but failed to click.

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Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams Collector's Edition (2002). Cooler gadgets and mini-mutants. Might be more fun than the first one.

"Stargate" Ultimate Edition (1994). The surprise hit that launched the cult SciFi show.

"Stealing Harvard" (2002)

"You Can't Take It With You" (1938). James Stewart, Jean Arthur and Lionel Barrymore in one of Frank Capra's greatest.

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