Tag: CinemaScope

BR: Edge of Eternity (1959)

BR: Edge of Eternity (1959)

March 1, 2017 | By

Don Siegel was hugely prolific in the 1950s, having also directed The Gunrunners, Hound Dog Man, and “Brock Callahan,” an episode of TV’s Adventure Showcase, all in 1959, so it’s no surprise Edge clocks in at 80 mins., which is an efficient length…

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Tales of Undersea Treasures: Boy on a Dolphin (1957)

Tales of Undersea Treasures: Boy on a Dolphin (1957)

January 31, 2017 | By

Updated review of Boy on a Dolphin (1957), a personal favourite among Fox’s CInemaScope releases, and recently released by KINO on Blu featuring a stunning HD transfer.

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BR: Love is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)

BR: Love is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)

December 12, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / J to L . Film: Very Good / BR Transfer: Very Good/ BR Extras: Excellent Label: Twilight Time / Region:All / Released: July 9, 2013 Genre: Romance / Drama / Biography Synopsis: A Eurasian doctor living in 1949 Hong Kong falls for a married American war correspondent. Special […]

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BR: Rains of Ranchipur, The (1955)

BR: Rains of Ranchipur, The (1955)

February 1, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / P to R . Film: Good/ BR  Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Good Label: Twilight Time/ Region: All / Released: November 13, 2013 Genre: Drama / Romance / Disaster Synopsis: The arrival of a wealthy trollop upsets the social balance of an Indian province prior to a devastating series […]

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CD: Robe, The (1953)

CD: Robe, The (1953)

July 7, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / P to R . Rating: Excellent Label: La-La Land Records/ Released: March 27, 2012 Tracks & Album Length:  CD1: 18 tracks / (56:08) + CD2: 20 tracks / (55:23) . Special Notes: 12-page colour booklet with liner notes by film historian Julie Kirgo / Limited to 2,000 copies. . Composer: Alfred […]

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CD: Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

CD: Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

July 7, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / D . Rating: Excellent Label: Film Score Monthly/ Released: January, 2002 Tracks & Album Length: 29 tracks / (61:52) . Special Notes: 16-page colour booklet with liner notes by Lukas Kendall and Christopher Husted / Limited to 3,000 copies. . Composer: Franz Waxman, Alfred Newman (“The Robe”theme) . . Review: […]

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DVD: Hell in High Water (1954)

DVD: Hell in High Water (1954)

July 7, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / H . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Very Good Label: Twentieth Century-Fox/ Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: May, 2007 Genre: Action / Adventure / Romance Synopsis: A melange of postwar allies and former foes are enlisted to use a secret submarine and get photographic […]

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BR: Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

BR: Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

July 7, 2012 | By

Film: Very Good Transfer: Excellent Extras: Good Label: Twilight Time Region: All Released: March, 2012 Genre: Biblical Epic / Sword and Sandal / Drama Synopsis: After the death of Gallio, Demetrius and Peter attempt to propagate the beauty of Christianty, but morals are put to the test when Demetrius is forced to fight to the […]

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BR: Robe, The (1953)

BR: Robe, The (1953)

July 7, 2012 | By

Film: Very Good BR Transfer: Very Good BR Extras: Excellent Label: 20th Century-Fox Region: All Released: March 17, 2009 Genre: Biblical Epic / Drama Synopsis: The Roman who supervised the crucifixion of Jesus Christ is haunted by guilt, and fears the power of the dead king’s robe. Special Features:  Introduction by Martin Scorsese (1:19) / […]

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BR: Egyptian, The (1954)

BR: Egyptian, The (1954)

August 9, 2011 | By

Film: Excellent/ BR Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Excellent Label: Twilight Time / Region: All/ Released: July, 2011 Genre: Historical Drama / Epic Synopsis:  Chronicle of Sinuhe, a gifted surgeon forced to flee his native Egypt due to a Babylonian temptress, the Pharaoh’s ire, and a need for serious soul-searching. Special Features: Audio Commentary by film […]

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