Manhunter Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Review

Michael Mann’s cult thriller Manhunter not only introduced audiences to Hannibal Lecktor (as spelled in this film), but also to the use of FBI forensics and the use of profiling to help identify a suspect. Although initially a box office disappointment, thanks mostly to a bad marketing campaign by the film’s […]

Eureka Blu-ray Review

It won’t be everyone’s cup of tea, but Nicholas Roeg’s Eureka offers up an unusual saga of too much, too soon combined with his patented arresting visual motifs and a tone of unsteady melancholy.


The Private Affairs of Bel Ami Blu-Ray Review

“This is the history of a scoundrel.”  So begins director Albert Lewin’s film starring George Sanders, Angela Lansbury, and Ann Dvorak, with the screenplay adapted from the novel Bel Ami by Guy de Maupassant.  Sanders’ Georges Duroy certainly lives up to the definition of a scoundrel using his charm as […]


I Could Go On Singing Blu-ray Review

In her final completed film, Judy Garland triumphs dramatically and musically in I Could Go On Singing. With its raw, honest emotions and its unique perspective into the psyche of a woman who is alive on stage but floundering when off it, the movie has easily stood the test of […]

Garden of Evil Blu-ray Review

Nicholas Ray’s Johnny Guitar wasn’t the only noteworthy psychological western of 1954; Henry Hathaway’s Garden of Evil easily matches it while also providing breathtaking Mexican location shooting and a first-rate star cast.

Weekly RoundUp 5-24-2016

Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD… The Features – Risen – 2016 – The Finest Hours – 2016 – Balloonatic – 1923 – A Married Woman – 1964 – Witness to Murder – 1954 – People That Time Forgot – […]

The Finest Hours Blu-ray Review

A docudrama with the same basic tone and texture of The Perfect Storm, Craig Gillespie’s The Finest Hours tells a gripping story of a hazardous rescue at sea more than sixty years ago when navigation and communication were much less sophisticated than they are today and when men used gut […]

Fury at Furnace Creek DVD Review

As a Fox contract player, Victor Mature appeared in every possible genre of film produced at the studio though westerns didn’t usually feature his most memorable appearances (John Ford’s My Darling Clementine as Doc Holliday being a notable exception), but Bruce Humberstone’s Fury at Furnace Creek is a first-rate western […]