Twilight Time has given us an exclusive early look at these April Announcements. Enjoy! If you see these titles posted elsewhere within 8 HOURS without credit being given to HTF, rest assured it came from us first! Note: Moving forward we are going to announce our schedule ONE month at […]
In this episode of The Home Theater Forum Podcast hosts Brian Dobbs and Sam Posten discuss the merits of buying, renting or streaming media, and where they personally choose to acquire media from.
Kevin Costner was one of the biggest stars in Hollywood during the first half of the 1990’s; he had earned Oscars for his work on Dances with Wolves (1990), and had box office success with films like JFK (1991), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), and The Bodyguard (1992). However, […]
Through a chance encounter with superior firepower, immigrant Yuri Orlov (Nicholas Cage) becomes entwined in international arms sales. Building his empire by starting at the bottom, he recruits his brother Vitaly (Jared Leto) and leverages his family’s connections. Through drunken uncle Dmitri (Evgeniy Lazarev) he gains access to the leftovers […]
The recent Oscar winner for Best Animated Feature, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse arrives on 4K UHD Blu-ray from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment in a terrific transfer and some fun extras.
Arrow Academy has released Joseph H. Lewis’ mystery whodunnit So Dark The Night, his 1946 follow up to the previous year’s sleeper hit My Name is Julia Ross. The cast consists of mostly European character actors and bit players of whom many viewers might recognize but would have trouble naming. […]
I know there’s nothing above parody on this show, so I wonder whether the dedication at the end of this episode was for real. If a member of their crew had in fact met with an untimely death, would they have done it any other way? I don’t think so. […]
Streaming is taking America by storm and it’s even taking home Oscars. Nearly 60 percent of Americans have some form of streaming service, and over half of U.S. streamers subscribe to Netflix. As streaming dramatically changes the media habits of Americans, its disruption of an American tradition – Hollywood filmmaking […]
Guys, there’s been some discussion on the downturning of classic and regular tv on DVD. And we call all see the market dwindling, but does that mean we will lose all hope? Or maybe it does? For the most part, I don’t enjoy current television. It’s too dark, depressing, and […]
John Frankenheimer’s The Iceman Cometh brings one of Eugene O’Neill’s greatest and most accessible plays to audiences in a wonderfully nuanced presentation.
Following on from our piece last week concerning the value of laser discs on the used market, secondhand electronics and software valuation website Flipsy is now asking what is the world’s most valuable VHS tape? The company asks, for example, whether an original copy of Halloween on VHS can be […]
Does anyone know what titles Visual Entertainment, Inc. are being worked on for release on DVD this year in the field of classic TV? Dan August was the last of these among them. But here’s the list of what I would wish them to release this year: Barefoot in the Park (TV […]
Warner brings Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald to 4K UHD Blu-ray with a stunning transfer, but the movie itself has its own set of problems.
Crime writer Dashiell Hammett is no stranger to Hollywood; his novel The Maltese Falcon was filmed three times with the 1941 version starring Humphrey Bogart becoming an all-time classic, MGM had a long running series of movies based upon his novel The Thin Man, and he also contributed a few […]
Haven’t done one of these in a while, so here goes. THE PSYCHO LEGACY BOX SET (from Germany) Okay color me dopey, but I bought this, knowing that it wasn’t a new transfer for the original Psycho or the other films in the set. They are all older transfers, with the […]
Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, and Philippa Boyens(Return of the King) produced, and adapted for the screen, author Philip Reeve’s Mortal Engines book series in a visually resplendent film that possibly loses some heart in the translation from the source material.