Tag: James Stewart

Bandolero! (1968) + 100 Rifles (1969) and au revoir to Twilight Time

Bandolero! (1968) + 100 Rifles (1969) and au revoir to Twilight Time

May 12, 2020 | By

Reviews of two Raquel Welch westerns – BANDOLERO! (1968) + 100 RIFLES (1969), and Twilight Time bids farewell!

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BR: Bandolero! (1968)

BR: Bandolero! (1968)

May 12, 2020 | By

Twilight Time’s stellar Blu-ray features one of the heaviest fact-filled commentary tracks by Cinema Retro’s Lee Pfeiffer, historian Paul Scrabo, and Dean Martin biographer Tony Latino…

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DVD: Strategic Air Command (1955)

DVD: Strategic Air Command (1955)

November 1, 2016 | By

The FBI Story (1959) and Strategic Air Command (1955) form James Stewart’s unofficial government propaganda diptych where two agencies – ground-level and aerospace, respectively – are portrayed as necessary bodies, always on guard against evil that threatens the sanctity and virtue of the American way…

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BR: Man from Laramie, The (1955)

BR: Man from Laramie, The (1955)

January 1, 2016 | By

From film noir to westerns and increasingly bloated period epics, Anthony Mann was a director with a flair for atmosphere, characters in states of deep conflict, and capturing stunning vistas, especially in wide film formats like CinemaScope.
Mann made several films with James Stewart, who used his free agent status to pick and choose…

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Wynne Wins, and Two Shades of Jimmy Stewart

Wynne Wins, and Two Shades of Jimmy Stewart

June 14, 2014 | By

Blu-ray reviews of two starkly different Jimmy Stewart films from Twilight Time – Two Rode Together (1962) and Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962) – and thoughts on Kathleen Wynne’s majority victory over Mr. Permasmile and Ms. Bland.

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BR: Bell Book and Candle

BR: Bell Book and Candle

May 9, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / B . Film: Excellent/ BR Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Very Good Label: Twilight Time/ Region: All / Released: April, 2012 Genre: Comedy / Supernatural Synopsis: A witch puts a spell on her neighbour, but may lose her powers as she slowly falls in love with her target. Special […]

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Film: No Highway in the Sky (1951)

Film: No Highway in the Sky (1951)

June 20, 2011 | By

Film: Excellent/ DVD Transfer: n/a/ DVD Extras: n/a Label: n/a/ Region: n/a / Released: n/a Genre: Drama / Aviation Synopsis: An aeronautical engineer is convinced the tail of a new commercial airliner will fall off in mid-flgith – with him as one of the doomed passengers. Special Features: n/a     Review: This 1951 adaptation of Nevil […]

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