Tag: criterion

Here Comes Mr. Jordan Blu-ray Review

Alexander Hall’s classic romantic fantasy Here Comes Mr. Jordan remains as endlessly amusing, clever, endearing, and dreamy as it was at its inception (as the play Heaven Can Wait) gaining points for its whimsical view of the hereafter and preventing larcenous bankers, crooked fighter managers, and even two murder attempts […]

Only Angels Have Wings (Criterion) Blu-ray Review

One of the terrific movie marvels of that fabled golden year of 1939, Howard Hawks’ Only Angels Have Wings spins its engrossing tale of flyers in the Andes with such surety and fervor that it only grows in stature with each passing year. Discuss in the forums.

In a Lonely Place Blu-ray Review

A great Nicholas Ray film noir with a great and haunting Humphrey Bogart performance, In a Lonely Place is another Criterion Blu-ray release that joins the ranks of the must-haves. Discuss in the forums.

The Kid Blu-ray Review

After many years of cranking out hilarious two-reel comedies that had made him the most popular film star in the world, Charlie Chaplin felt sufficiently inspired to direct his first feature film which was released in 1921 as The Kid. Discuss in the forums.