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  1. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review Beat the Devil Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher submitted a new blog post Beat the Devil Blu-ray Review Continue reading the Original Blog Post.
  2. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review The Thing from Another World Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher submitted a new blog post The Thing from Another World Blu-ray Review Continue reading the Original Blog Post.
  3. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review Sword of Sherwood Forest Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher submitted a new blog post Sword of Sherwood Forest Blu-ray Review Continue reading the Original Blog Post.
  4. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review Underworld U.S.A. Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher Underworld U.S.A. Blu-ray Review Underworld U.S.A. is a violent and compelling film noir from director Samuel Fuller. It has been released on Blu-ray by Twilight Time with an exceptional high-definition transfer courtesy of Sony. [review]
  5. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review Harper Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher Harper Blu-ray Review Ross MacDonald's hard-boiled private eye Lew Archer made his big screen debut (albeit with his last name changed) in Harper, adapted from MacDonald's 1949 novel "The Moving Target." The film features a superlative cast headed by Paul Newman, an...
  6. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review The L-Shaped Room Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher The L-Shaped Room Blu-ray Review The L-Shaped Room is, for its time, a surprisingly frank adult drama which features a brilliant lead performance by Leslie Caron. It has arrived on Blu-ray from Twilight Time with a superb black & white transfer courtesy of Sony. [review]
  7. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review Gidget Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher Gidget Blu-ray Review Gidget, a somewhat more serious movie than one might expect, has come to Blu-ray from Twilight Time with a very nice transfer from Sony. Film historians seem to agree that it is the first Hollywood "beach film." [review]
  8. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review The Pirates of Blood River Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher The Pirates of Blood River Blu-ray Review The Pirates of Blood River is a somewhat curious entry from Hammer Films which stars the inimitable Christopher Lee as an eyepatch-wearing cutthroat. It has arrived on Blu-ray with a typically excellent high-definition transfer...
  9. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review Battle Cry Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher Battle Cry Blu-ray Review Battle Cry, a sprawling but sanitized adaptation of the best-selling novel by Leon Uris, arrives on Blu-ray from the Warner Archive in glorious high-definition. [review]
  10. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review Lawman Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher Lawman Blu-ray Review Lawman is an intelligent and violent adult western that features outstanding performances by Burt Lancaster and Robert Ryan. It has been brought to Blu-ray by Twilight Time with a very nice transfer from MGM. [review]
  11. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review The Vietnam War Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher The Vietnam War Blu-ray Review The Vietnam War, a brilliant new documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, comes to Blu-ray from PBS. [review]
  12. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review The Valachi Papers Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher The Valachi Papers Blu-ray Review The Valachi Papers, an intriguing but flawed inside look at the workings of the Cosa Nostra in the United States, arrives on Blu-ray from Twilight Time with a very nice transfer from Sony. [review]
  13. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review The Sea Chase Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher The Sea Chase Blu-ray Review The Sea Chase, one of two John Wayne films to be released on Blu-ray by the Warner Archive this month, is a strange one. For one thing, it is difficult to wrap one's head around the idea of Wayne portraying a German (albeit an anti-Nazi German)...
  14. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review The Rockford Files: The Complete Series Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher The Rockford Files: The Complete Series Blu-ray Review The Rockford Files, one of the most highly-regarded series in the history of television, arrives on Blu-ray from Mill Creek with picture and sound that are a substantial improvement over the DVD releases by Universal...
  15. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review The Stone Killer Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher The Stone Killer Blu-ray Review The Stone Killer, an above-average cops and mob film starring Charles Bronson, comes to Blu-ray from Twilight Time with an excellent high-definition transfer courtesy of Sony. [review]
  16. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review Seven Days in May Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher Seven Days in May Blu-ray Review Seven Days in May is a taut, intelligent thriller about an attempted military takeover of the United States government which has been beautifully brought to Blu-ray by the Warner Archive. [review]
  17. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review Our Man in Havana Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher Our Man in Havana Blu-ray Review Our Man in Havana is a droll, entertaining spoof of British Intelligence that is skillfully adapted by Graham Greene from his own novel and directed by Carol Reed. An added pleasure is the wonderful black & white location filming in Cuba by...
  18. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review Ride the High Country Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher Ride the High Country Blu-ray Review Sam Peckinpah's Ride the High Country, one of the cinema's classic westerns, is now available on Blu-ray with a gloriously stunning transfer from the Warner Archive. [review] Read more.
  19. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review 36 Hours Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher 36 Hours Blu-ray Review 36 Hours is an engaging thriller with an attractive cast, outstanding cinematography, and an ingenious premise. [review] Read more.
  20. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review World Without End Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher World Without End Blu-ray Review World Without End, said to be the first 1950s sci-fi film to be presented in CinemaScope, is an above-average example of the genre and has been beautifully brought to Blu-ray by the Warner Archive. [review] Read more.
  21. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review Edge of Eternity Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher Edge of Eternity Blu-ray Review Edge of Eternity is an above-average thriller which features spectacular CinemaScope views of the Grand Canyon and an exciting climax. It is now available on Blu-ray from Twilight Time with an excellent transfer from Sony. [review] Read more.
  22. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review The Bullet Train Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher The Bullet Train Blu-ray Review It is impossible to watch the 1975 Japanese film The Bullet Train (aka Shinkansen daibakuha) without concluding that it was the inspiration for the 1994 blockbuster Speed. The Bullet Train, which in some respects is superior to Speed, was...
  23. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review Battleground Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher Battleground Blu-ray Review Battleground realistically and effectively depicts the hardships endured by American soldiers during the Battle of the Bulge in December, 1944. [review] Read more.
  24. Richard Gallagher

    All in the Family Season 7

    I have seasons 1-6 and 9, and I need 7 and 8 to complete the series. I know that there were issues with Season 7 and that they were corrected when Shout! issued its complete series set. Did they also replace the individual Season 7 sets? If not, is there an exchange program? If anyone knows...
  25. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review Bad Day at Black Rock Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher Bad Day at Black Rock Blu-ray Review Bad Day at Black Rock, a highly suspenseful M-G-M thriller with a cast populated by no fewer than five Academy Award winners, arrives on Blu-ray with a stunning transfer courtesy of the Warner Archive. [review] Read more.
  26. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review 2016 World Series Collector's Edition: Chicago Cubs Blu-ray

    Richard Gallagher 2016 World Series Collector's Edition: Chicago Cubs Blu-ray Shout! Factory and Major League Baseball have teamed up to release 2016 World Series Collector's Edition: Chicago Cubs on Blu-ray, a collection which will thrill baseball fans in general and Chicago Cubs fans in...
  27. Richard Gallagher

    Amazon Prime Delivery Issues

    Has anyone else been experiencing problems with two-day delivery since Amazon started using USPS for some shipments? I have now had two packages delayed this week, and both were USPS shipments. One was supposed to be delivered by Monday, and although it got to my Post Office on Monday it...
  28. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review The Chase (1966) Blu-ray Review

    Richard Gallagher The Chase (1966) Blu-ray Review Arthur Penn's The Chase is a fascinating combination of small town soap opera and a story about an escaped convict on the lam. Produced by Sam Spiegel and featuring an outstanding cast, it was lambasted by some critics when it was released...
  29. Richard Gallagher

    Blu-ray Review On Dangerous Ground Blu-ray Review

    richard-gallagher On Dangerous Ground Blu-ray Review Nicholas Ray, one of the most interesting film directors of the mid-twentieth century, has been treated well by the Blu-ray gods of late. Criterion released a beautiful Blu-ray of In a Lonely Place in May, and more recently we were...
  30. Richard Gallagher

    NBA League Pass - MIA on DirecTV

    I have been a subscriber to the NBA League Pass on DirecTV since its inception, so I was surprised when I checked the program guide and found no games listed for the coming week. I checked at DirecTV's website and after searching for a while I found this notice: We are working to have this...
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