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Mar 7, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

New video: 'It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World'

Stanley Kramer's long, long, long mega-comedy "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" , newly out from Criterion in dual-format DVD and Blu-ray, is one such behemoth – a movie that opened city by city with advance sales of reserved seats, an overture, an intermission and a souvenir program.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, Crime Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, On the Beach, Thriller, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Sid Caesar

Fri Feb 28, 2014

Deseret News

Distinctly different Oscar nominees make for an apples vs. oranges competition

Michael Fassbender, left, Lipita Nyong'o and Chiwetel Ejiofor are all nominated for Oscars for "12 Years a Slave," which is also up for best picture.

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Related Topix: Michael Fassbender, Oscars, Gravity, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Sidney Poitier

Tue Feb 25, 2014

Weekend

Whoopi Goldberg, Viola Davis, Will Smith, Sidney Poitier, Tyler Perry ...

This is one of the most exciting years in black film ever, and now 2014 will be remembered as a record year for African-American presenters at the Oscars.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Sidney Poitier, African-American, Oscars, War Movies, Gone with the Wind

Thu Feb 13, 2014

The Globe and Mail

It's still a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World: why the cult film endures 50 years later

If comedy is truly the art of timing, then the passing this week of Sid Caesar at 91 qualifies as something of a punchline, especially given the recent Blu-Ray/DVD release by Criterion of the 1963 comedy spectacular It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World .

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, Crime Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Sid Caesar, On the Beach, Thriller, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Jimmy Durante, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Movies, Entertainment

Wed Jan 29, 2014

DVD Verdict

In the Heat of the Night

Movies like In the Heat of the Night are tough for modern audiences to appreciate for what they meant to audiences.

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Related Topix: In the Heat of the Night, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Warren Oates, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Sidney Poitier

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Directed by Stanley Kramer

Starring Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier

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