Tag: Fritz Lang

Film Noir Double-Header: Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) + The Big Heat (1953)

Film Noir Double-Header: Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) + The Big Heat (1953)

April 26, 2016 | By

Reviews of two potent film noir classics: Otto Preminger’s Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) + Fritz Lang’s The Big Heat (1953) from Twilight Time.

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The First Men (plus Woman) Go to the Moon + RKO

The First Men (plus Woman) Go to the Moon + RKO

May 22, 2015 | By

Lunar exploration are the feature attraction in Ray Harryhausen’s First Men in the Moon (1964) on Blu from Twilight Time and Byron Haskin’s From the Earth to the Moon (1958) on spectacular VHS + a bit on RKO Radio Pictures.

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Fritz Lang’s Man Hunt Goes Blu

Fritz Lang’s Man Hunt Goes Blu

October 11, 2014 | By

Review of Fritz Lang’s mean yet pulpy & weird WWII thriller Man Hunt (1941), new on Blu from Twilight Time.

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Film: Tiger of Eschnapur, The / Der Tiger von Eschnapur (1959) + Indian Tomb, The / Indische Grabmal (1959)

Film: Tiger of Eschnapur, The / Der Tiger von Eschnapur (1959) + Indian Tomb, The / Indische Grabmal (1959)

November 29, 2012 | By

.Film: Very Good Transfer: n/a Extras: n/a Label: n/a Region: n/a Released: n/a Genre: Action / Adventure Synopsis:  The life of an architect is endangered when he falls for a Maharaja’s precious dancer in deepest brownest India. Special Features: n/a     Review: Back in 1921, Fritz Lang had hoped he would be able to […]

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DVD: Indian Tomb, The / Indische Grabmal, Das (1921)

DVD: Indian Tomb, The / Indische Grabmal, Das (1921)

November 29, 2012 | By

  Film: Very Good Transfer:  Good Extras:  n/a Label: Image Entertainment / Water Bearer Films Region: 1 (NTSC) Released: July 18, 2000 Genre: Action / Adventure Synopsis:  A jealous Sultan hires an architect to design a tomb for his doomed bride, only to have his plans foiled by the architect’s inquisitive wife. A jealous Sultan […]

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BR: Big Heat, The (1953)

BR: Big Heat, The (1953)

August 17, 2012 | By

  Film: Excellent BR Transfer: Excellent BR Extras: Excellent Label: Twilight Time Region: All Released: February 16, 2016 Genre: Film Noir / Crime Synopsis: The life of a decent, hard-working cop is turned upside-down when he discovers a link between a local mob boss and the local police force. Special Features: Audio commentary with producer Nick […]

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Film: Metropolis Refound / Metropolis refundada (2010)

Film: Metropolis Refound / Metropolis refundada (2010)

November 12, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / M . Film: Excellent / DVD Transfer: n.a / DVD Extras: n.a Label/Studio: n.a / Catalogue: n.a / Region: n.a. / Released: n.a Synopsis: A documentary crew follows Argentinian film historians as they attempt to screen their 16mm version of the uncut Metropolis for German film historians. Special Features: n/a . […]

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Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, Part II

Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, Part II

November 12, 2010 | By

Review of the Argentinian documentary Metropolis Refound / Metropolis refundada (2010), which recently aired on TCM, covering the discovery of a near-complete 16mm print of Fritz Lang’s Metropolis…

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