Tag: Elizabeth Taylor

Tales of Long Gone Hot Summers

Tales of Long Gone Hot Summers

October 5, 2017 | By

It might be October, but it sure feels like a warm August, so let’s dig into William Faulkner’s The Long, Hot Summer (1958) + Tennessee Williams’ Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) on Blu from Twilight Time.

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BR: Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)

BR: Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)

October 5, 2017 | By

The third film based on a Tennessee Williams play did great business upon its release, even earning Oscar nominations for Katharine Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor, plus Art Direction-Set Decoration, but Suddenly, Last Summer is a strange little film whose pedigree hides a troubled production that may have contributed to the weird atmosphere…

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Reassessing The Only Game in Town (1970) +The Staircase (1969)

Reassessing The Only Game in Town (1970) +The Staircase (1969)

August 14, 2013 | By

Instead of filming Frank Gilroy’s play in its natural setting of Las Vegas, Vegas was rebuilt in Paris at a cost of $11 for Fox’ The Only Game in Town, so Liz could be closer to husband Richard Burton as filming of Staircase was winding down. As I often do at KQEK.com, I try and pair the available with the should-be-available, so alongside a review of Twilight Time’s Only Game Blu-ray is a review of Staircase.

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BR: Only Game in Town, The (1970)

BR: Only Game in Town, The (1970)

August 14, 2013 | By

  Film: Good BR Transfer: Excellent BR Extras: Good Label: Twilight Time Region: All Released: June 11, 2013 Genre: Drama Synopsis: A Las Vegas dancer co-habitates with a pianist, and rides the rollercoaster of living with a gambling addict. Special Features:  Isolated Stereo / Mono Music & Effects Track / Theatrical Trailer / 8-page colour […]

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