Tag: DVD

New Production Diaries at Big Head Amusements / Thoughts on International Independent Videostore Day

New Production Diaries at Big Head Amusements / Thoughts on International Independent Videostore Day

October 22, 2012 | By

In the latest Editor’s Blog: some compact thoughts & digressions about International Independent Videostore Day, which marked its second year this past Saturday October 2th. Yes Virginia, video stores still exist. Quite a few of them, really.

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NICK REDMAN / TWILIGHT TIME (2011 / 2012)

NICK REDMAN / TWILIGHT TIME (2011 / 2012)

February 5, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / DVD . March 2012 marks the one-year anniversary of Twilight Time, one of several independent video labels whose goal is to release catalogue titles that have slipped under the radar of the major labels, such 1952’s My Cousin Rachel, and the relatively recent Fright Night (1985). When the interviews […]

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Blockbuster Canada – A Cautionary Tale of Greed, Indolence, & Stupidity

Blockbuster Canada – A Cautionary Tale of Greed, Indolence, & Stupidity

September 2, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Editor’s Blog on the demise of Blockbuster Canada and the potential fall-out, the continuing importance of indie video labels during home video’s transition to niche distribution, and Twilight Time signs a deal with Sony, with the original Fright Night and Mysterious Island coming to DVD and Blu.

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DVD: Dive Bomber (1941)

DVD: Dive Bomber (1941)

October 27, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / D . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Good Label/Studio: Warner Home Video / Catalogue: n/a / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: March 27, 2007 Synopsis:  Heroic chronicle of two military surgeons trying to lick the problem of pilot blackouts during crutial bombing runs. Special Features:  Featurette: […]

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DVD: Northern Pursuit (1943)

DVD: Northern Pursuit (1943)

October 27, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / N to O . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Very Good / DVD Extras: Very Good Label/Studio: Warner Home Video / Catalogue: 30000-29755 / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: August 3, 2010 Synopsis:  A Royal Mounted policeman helps foil a dastardly evil Nazi plan to blemish the snowy […]

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DVD: Edge of Darkness (1943)

DVD: Edge of Darkness (1943)

October 27, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / E . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Very Good / DVD Extras: Very Good Label/Studio: Warner Home Video / Catalogue: 30000-29755 / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: August 3, 2010 Synopsis:  A Norwegian town decides to fight back against its vile Nazi occupiers. Special Features: Warner Night at […]

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DVD Review: Uncertain Glory (1944)

DVD Review: Uncertain Glory (1944)

October 18, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / T to U . Film: Excellent/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Very Good Label/Studio: Warner Home Video / Catalogue: 30000-29755 / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: August 3, 2010 Synopsis: After being caught again by his old nemesis, a crimminal must decide whether it’s more noble to die […]

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DVD: Desperate Journey (1942)

DVD: Desperate Journey (1942)

October 17, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / D . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Very Good Label/Studio: Warner Home Video / Catalogue: 30000-29755 / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: August 3, 2010 Synopsis: After their bomber’s crash landing, a troupe of allied soldiers trek through Germany to blow up their missed target. […]

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DVD: Objective, Burma ! (1945)

DVD: Objective, Burma ! (1945)

October 16, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / N to O . Film: Excellent / DVD Transfer: Excellent / DVD Extras: Excellent Label/Studio: Warner Home Video / Catalogue: 30000-29755 / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: August 3, 2010 Synopsis: American soldiers parachute into Japanese-held Burma to destroy a radar station. Special Features: Audio commentary by […]

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Is DVD the next Dodo?

Is DVD the next Dodo?

September 27, 2010 | By

Editorial blather on the commercial viability of DVD, now that Netflix has entered the Canadian market with its streaming service, and the DVD rental market is withering…

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