Category: EDITOR’S BLOG

Politics, Politics, Politics: BlacKkKlansman (2018) + The Last Hurrah (1958)

Politics, Politics, Politics: BlacKkKlansman (2018) + The Last Hurrah (1958)

November 5, 2018 | By

Just in time for the U.S. midterms are two political dramas – Spike Lee’s BLACKKKLANSMAN (2018) from Universal + John Ford’s THE LAST HURRAH (1958) from Twilight Time.

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Disaster 101: Skyscraper (2018) + Thoughts on Video Store Day 8 and the Human Touch

Disaster 101: Skyscraper (2018) + Thoughts on Video Store Day 8 and the Human Touch

November 3, 2018 | By

Review of the Dwayne Johnson disaster entry SKYSCRAPER (2018) from Universal + thoughts on Video Store Day 8 and the Human Element that keeps the very creation of Physical Media alive.

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Gregory Peck, Henry King, and The Bravados (1958)

Gregory Peck, Henry King, and The Bravados (1958)

October 20, 2018 | By

Review + additional thoughts on Fox’ A-level talent in the brooding western THE BRAVADOS (1958), new on Blu from Twilight Time.

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CanCon 101: Changeling, The (1980)

CanCon 101: Changeling, The (1980)

October 13, 2018 | By

CanCon 101 spotlights one of the best ghost stories ever made, Peter Medak’s chilling THE CHANGELING (1980), new on Blu via Severin Films.

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Much Khan: Genghis Khan (1965) + The Conqueror (1956)

Much Khan: Genghis Khan (1965) + The Conqueror (1956)

October 5, 2018 | By

Yes, it’s finally time to compare the legendary conqueror as portrayed by Omar Sharif in GENGHIS KHAN (1965) on Blu via Twilight Time + John Wayne in THE CONQUEROR (1956) on DVD via KOCH Media.

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Disturbed in Noir: Don’t Bother to Knock (1952) + Underworld U.S.A. (1961)

Disturbed in Noir: Don’t Bother to Knock (1952) + Underworld U.S.A. (1961)

September 21, 2018 | By

Two tales of the disturbed! Vengeance-fueled punk Tolly in Sam Fuller’s UNDERWORLD U.S.A (1961) + delusional babysitter Nell in Roy Ward Baker’s DON’T BOTHER TO KNOCK (1952), both on Blu from Twilight Time!

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Piranha 2: Shades of The Abyss and James Cameron Archetypes

Piranha 2: Shades of The Abyss and James Cameron Archetypes

September 12, 2018 | By

Look – It’s an unnecessarily detailed review of James Cameron’s official directorial debut, PIRANHA 2: THE SPAWNING (1981), new on Blu from Shout.

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Uncovering The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown (1957) + The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956)

Uncovering The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown (1957) + The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956)

August 25, 2018 | By

Uncovered are Jane Russell’s last major films of the 1950s: The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown (1957) + The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956) from Twilight Time on glorious Blu.

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Ruth McKenney’s My Sister Eileen from 1942 thru 1960 (whew!)

Ruth McKenney’s My Sister Eileen from 1942 thru 1960 (whew!)

August 9, 2018 | By

In this two-parter, I examine My Sister Eileen in its film form (1942 screwball comedy + 1955 musical), 1946 radio show, 1958 musical teleplay (Wonderful Town), and the 1960 series.

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Two Shades of Satire: Let’s Make Love (1961) + On the Avenue (1937)

Two Shades of Satire: Let’s Make Love (1961) + On the Avenue (1937)

July 26, 2018 | By

Reviews of On the Avenue (1937) from Fox + the CinemaScope remake Let’s Make Love (1961) on Blu via Twilight Time.

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