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Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall
By Liberty Publications (page 51 Screenland) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Best known as an Actress based on credits in that role in 23 films, with $269,772,246 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #12,752)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Marcia Sindell (Misery), Hannah Morgan (The Mirror Has Two Faces), Margaret Kramer (My Fellow Americans), Mrs. Hubbard (Murder on the Orient Express), Lillian Brooks (All I Want For Christmas)
Born: September 16th, 1924
Died: August 12th, 2014

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Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting3$35,162,885$21,827,283$56,990,168

2016 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part III - Limited Releases, Classics, Foreign Imports

December 14th, 2016

Trilogía de Guillermo del Toro

After dealing with first-run releases and TV on DVD releases, we come to the instalment of our Holiday Gift Guide that deals with limited releases, classics, and foreign imports. This list should be longer than last week, but hopefully I won’t go overboard. More...

Home Market Releases for July 19th, 2016

July 18th, 2016

Orphan Black: Season Four

This week, the home market is led by Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, at least in terms of box office dollars. It is far from the best in terms of reviews. That’s not to say there are no high quality releases this week. In fact, there are five Pick of the Week contenders, six if you include Belladonna Of Sadness, which came out last week, but the screener arrived late, so the review didn’t get published till the weekend. In the end, I went with To Have and Have Not on Blu-ray as Pick of the Week. However, Orphan Black: Season Four earns the seldom awarded Puck of the Week, as the best Canadian release. More...

Home Market Releases for May 17th, 2016

May 17th, 2016

Dark Passage

The Deadpool Blu-ray arrived last Tuesday, which is par for course for Fox, as their screeners always seem to arrive as late as possible while still technically not being late. There are updates below with the extras. On a side note, the film is so good, I was tempted to make it the Pick of the Week for the second week in a row. However, in the end I went with Dark Passage, a classic Film Noir with a famous hook. The Blu-ray is the Pick of the Week. More...

Home Market Releases for February 23rd, 2016

February 23rd, 2016

The Big Sleep

It's not a great week on the home market. The Good Dinosaur is the biggest release this week, but it is the only wide release of note. Spotlight started out in limited release, but while it expanded significantly, it never expanded truly wide. As for the Pick of the Week, I'm going with the Bogart / Bacall Blu-ray Double-Shot: The Big Sleep and Key Largo.

On a side note, it is another short list this week, because Amazon continues to be run by morons. I tried to get help from chat, but that wasn't very successful. I "talked" to four people without getting an answer. Two of which logged in and then logged out without saying a thing. One logged in, introduced themselves, then logged out when I asked a question. I tried through e-mail, but a week later and no reply. I have a phone number for press and I will try that once the Oscars are over and I'm not overwhelmed with work. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Ernest and Celestine

June 15th, 2014

Pretty much every year, the Oscar nominations for Best Animated Feature includes one surprise nomination. I don't mean one film that didn't earn strong enough reviews to be an Oscar-contender (although that also happens a lot) but a film that most mainstream moviegoers haven't heard of before the nominations are announced. Last year, that film was Ernest and Celestine. The film only got a token release in theaters, but it is coming out on DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack this week. Did it earn the nomination? And is the Blu-ray Combo Pack worth picking up? More...

Featured Blu-ray Review: Hayao Miyazaki Double-Shot

June 19th, 2013

Hayao Miyazaki is one of the best animators working today, if not they best. He's created a number of masterpieces and even his weaker efforts are worth watching again and again. Recently two of his films were released on Blu-ray, Howl's Moving Castle and My Neighbor Totoro. The screeners arrived a little late, but I finally got to the reviews this week. Where do they fit in Hayao Miyazaki's filmography? And are they worth picking up? More...

Box Office
Box Office
Box Office
5/17/2016 Dark Passage Irene Jansen  $0 $0 $0
3/1/2013 Ernest et Celestine   $292,562 $9,083,882 $9,376,444
7/3/2012 The Forger   $0 $264,604 $264,604
5/13/2011 Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack … Herself  $20,840 $0 $20,840
12/7/2007 The Walker Natalie Van Miter  $79,698 $428,505 $508,203
5/22/2007 Blood Alley   $0 $0 $0
1/27/2006 Manderlay Mam  $74,205 $469,101 $543,306
10/29/2004 Birth Eleanor  $5,005,899 $9,597,102 $14,603,001
3/26/2004 Dogville Ma Ginger  $1,530,386 $13,321,268 $14,851,654
12/10/1999 Diamonds Sin-Dee  $81,897 $0 $81,897
12/20/1996 My Fellow Americans Margaret Kramer  $22,331,846 $0 $22,331,846
11/15/1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces Hannah Morgan  $41,267,469 $0 $41,267,469
12/25/1994 Prêt-à-Porter Slim Chrysler  $11,300,653 $8,506,015 $19,806,668
11/8/1991 All I Want For Christmas Lillian Brooks  $14,812,144 $0 $14,812,144
11/30/1990 Misery Marcia Sindell  $61,158,960 $0 $61,158,960
1/1/1988 Appointment with Death Lady Westholme  $960,040 $0 $960,040
1/1/1975 The Shootist Bond Rogers  $6,000,000 $0 $6,000,000
11/22/1974 Murder on the Orient Express Mrs. Hubbard  $35,733,867 $21,383 $35,755,250
2/23/1966 Harper Elaine Sampson  $12,000,000 $0 $12,000,000
11/5/1953 How to Marry a Millionaire Schatze Page  $7,300,000 $0 $7,300,000
1/1/1948 Key Largo Nora Temple  $8,125,000 $4,920 $8,129,920
12/31/1946 The Big Sleep Vivian Rutledge  $0 $0 $0
12/31/1944 To Have and Have Not   $0 $0 $0
Movies: 23Totals:$228,075,466$41,696,780$269,772,246