Tag: Glenn Ford

DVD: Appointment in Honduras (1953)

DVD: Appointment in Honduras (1953)

March 23, 2017 | By

Jacques Tourneur’s career was given a big boost at RKO, especially when he directed a series of low-budget shockers for their B-division, namely Cat People (1942), I Walked with a Zombie (1943), and The Leopard Man (1943), and although he moved into westerns and eventually TV…

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BR: Experiment in Terror (1962)

BR: Experiment in Terror (1962)

February 18, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / E . Film: Excellent/ BR Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Good Label: Twilight Time/ Region: All / Released: January, 2013 Genre: Suspense / Thriller / Film Noir Synopsis: A bank teller is blackmailed into stealing $100,000 from her branch but attempts to foil her tormentor’s scheme by immediately involving […]

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Blake Edwards’ Experiment in Terror

Blake Edwards’ Experiment in Terror

February 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Yes, it’s Family Day, that elitist holiday that doesn’t guarantee a day off for the eloctorate at large, except those under the provincial and banking employ. On this otherwise standard working day for regular stiffs, I’ve uploaded a long and windy review of Blake Edwards’ underrated suspense classic Experiment in Terror (1962), newly released by Twilight Time in Blu-ray, sporting a clean stereo isolated score track of Henry Mancini’s excellent music.

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Film: Ransom! (1956)

Film: Ransom! (1956)

February 18, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / P to R . Film: Excellent/ DVD Transfer:  n/a / DVD Extras: n/a Label: n/a/ Region: n/a / Released: n/a Genre: Crime / Suspense / Kidnapping Synopsis: A wealthy father gambles the life of his kidnapped son by refusing to pay the massive ransom. Special Features:  n/a . . […]

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Glenn Ford – the Great and the Bad

Glenn Ford – the Great and the Bad

August 17, 2012 | By

Just uploaded: reviews of two Glenn Ford vehicles, made during the actor’s prime: Fritz Lang’s great noir The Big Heat, out out Blu courtesy of Twilight Time, and the banal Affair in Trinidad (Sony), which proves front & centre that Hollywood’s been making movies without scripts for decades.

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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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DVD: Affair in Trinidad (1952)

DVD: Affair in Trinidad (1952)

August 17, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / A . Film: Weak/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Standard Label: Sony / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: September 23, 2008 Genre: Film Noir / Espionage Synopsis: The mysterious death of a dancer’s husband forces a widow and brother-in-mourning to solve the crime for lazy Trinidadian police. […]

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DVD: Gilda (1946)

DVD: Gilda (1946)

July 23, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / G . Film: Excellent/ DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Standard Label: Sony/ Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: November 7, 2000 Genre: Film Noir Synopsis: Johnny idyllic working relationship with casino boss Mundson is thrown upside-down when ex-flame Gilda marries his new boss. Special Features: Cast & Crew Bios […]

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