Tag: Georges Auric

BR: Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)

BR: Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)

November 25, 2014 | By

Between The Barbarian and the Geisha (1958) and The Roots of Heaven (1958), Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957) forms the middle of John Huston’s three-picture deal with Fox, and another film shot in exotic, challenging locations. One could presume that Huston’s fancy for far-off locations was purely for production value…

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Bonjour tristesse: Preminger, Seberg, and Sagan

Bonjour tristesse: Preminger, Seberg, and Sagan

December 16, 2012 | By

Long & windy review of Otto Preminger’s production of Bonjour tristesse, adapted in 1958 from the best-selling novel by Francoise Sagan, and newly released on Blu-ray from Twilight Time.

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BR: Bonjour tristesse (1958)

BR: Bonjour tristesse (1958)

December 16, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / B . Film: Excellent/ BR Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Good Label: Twilight Time/ Region: All  / Released: November 13, 2012 Genre: Drama Synopsis: Jealous of of her father’s love for an old friend, Cecile plots an elaborate scheme to destroy his union with Anne, but with terrible consequences. […]

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Film: Wages of Fear, The / Le salaire de la peur (1953)

Film: Wages of Fear, The / Le salaire de la peur (1953)

October 20, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / V to Z . Film: Excellent / DVD Transfer: n/a / DVD Extras: n/a Label: n/a/ Region: n/a / Released: n/a Genre: Suspense / Drama Synopsis: Four men drive a pair of trucks carrying nitro glycerine across treacherous terrain to quash a blazing oil derrick in South Africa. Special […]

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