Tag: Elvis Presley

Bronson the Boxer: Kid Galahad (1962) + Hard Times (1975)

Bronson the Boxer: Kid Galahad (1962) + Hard Times (1975)

September 5, 2017 | By

Charles Bronson coaches Elvis Presley in the unlikely musical-drama-comedy Kid Galahad (1962) on Blu via Twilight Time + a comparative review of the extras between Twilight Time & Eureka’s Masters of Cinema Hard Times (1975).

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BR: Kid Galahad (1962)

BR: Kid Galahad (1962)

September 5, 2017 | By

Kid Galahad was billed quite loudly in the campaign posters as a musical, but similar to Follow That Dream (1962), you feel undercurrents pulling him towards differing material that with any other screen performer might clash and contradict, but Elvis had such a magnetic, likeable screen persona…

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Elvis Goes Straight, Part 1: Flaming Star (1960)

Elvis Goes Straight, Part 1: Flaming Star (1960)

April 2, 2015 | By

Review of a rare western starring Elvis Presley and directed by Don Siegel: Flaming Star (1960), new on Blu from Twilight Time + some Editorial Blather on home video.

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BR: Flaming Star (1960)

BR: Flaming Star (1960)

April 2, 2015 | By

Reportedly regarded by critics as a dud upon its original release, Flaming Star is a genuine oddity within Elvis Presley’s 21 film C.V., and in the eyes of some fans and critical supporters, it’s matured into a unique western that avoids certain dreary genre clichés and familiar characterizations…

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The Dream That Failed to Follow

The Dream That Failed to Follow

September 28, 2014 | By

The release of Follow That Dream (1962) on Blu from Twilight Time is a reminder of Elvis Presley’s natural acting talent, and the kind of work he rarely managed to find in the sixties due to Machiavellian management.

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