Tag: Dean Martin

DVD: Some Came Running (1958)

DVD: Some Came Running (1958)

February 19, 2016 | By

Film: Excellent Transfer:  Very Good Extras: Good Label:  Warner Home Video Region: 1 (NTSC) Released: May 13, 2008 Genre:  Melodrama / WWII Synopsis: Based on James Jones’ novel, a black sheep returns home after WWII and stirs up trouble in his hated home town. Special Features: Featurette: “The Story of Some Came Running” (20:35) / Theatrical Trailer.     Review:   […]

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A Hope Lange Double-Header: The Best of Everything + The Young Lions on Blu

A Hope Lange Double-Header: The Best of Everything + The Young Lions on Blu

August 7, 2015 | By

Reviews of two classic films with underrated actress Hope Lange – Jean Negulesco’s The Best of Everything (1959) + Edward Dmytryk’s The Young Lions on Blu via Twilight Time.

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BR: Young Lions, The (1958)

BR: Young Lions, The (1958)

August 7, 2015 | By

The classic film version of Irwin Shaw’s somewhat autobiographical novel about three sets of characters struggling through the dramatic arc of WWII finally arrives on Blu-ray via Twilight Time in a stellar transfer that features a true surround sound mix (more stereo than directional effects, but very clean) and an isolated score of one of Hugo Friedhofer’s greatest scores, taken from the original recording sessions…

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