Tag: Jean Negulesco

Jean Negulesco’s Tales of Three: Woman’s World (1954)

Jean Negulesco’s Tales of Three: Woman’s World (1954)

July 28, 2017 | By

Review of Woman’s World (1954), Jean Negulesco’s lesser-known entry in his ‘Tales of 3 Women’ series, nicely mastered on Blu by Fox on MOD.

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BR: Woman’s World (1954)

BR: Woman’s World (1954)

July 28, 2017 | By

Having already directed Fox’s second CinemaScope film, How to Marry a Millionaire (1953), Jean Negulesco reunited with that film’s co-star Lauren Bacall plus Three Coins in the Fountain (1954) headliner Clifton Webb…

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A Hope Lange Double-Header: The Best of Everything + The Young Lions on Blu

A Hope Lange Double-Header: The Best of Everything + The Young Lions on Blu

August 7, 2015 | By

Reviews of two classic films with underrated actress Hope Lange – Jean Negulesco’s The Best of Everything (1959) + Edward Dmytryk’s The Young Lions on Blu via Twilight Time.

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BR: Best of Everything, The (1959)

BR: Best of Everything, The (1959)

August 7, 2015 | By

After earning an Oscar Nomination for her starring role in Peyton Place (1957) and getting important supporting roles in The Young Lions (1958) and In Love and War (1958), Hope Lange was given the plum role of Caroline Baker, the suburban girl who travels to the Big Apple after earning a business degree, and slowly rises to the upper echelons of Derby Publishing from typist to book editor…

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BR: Rains of Ranchipur, The (1955)

BR: Rains of Ranchipur, The (1955)

February 1, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / P to R . Film: Good/ BR  Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Good Label: Twilight Time/ Region: All / Released: November 13, 2013 Genre: Drama / Romance / Disaster Synopsis: The arrival of a wealthy trollop upsets the social balance of an Indian province prior to a devastating series […]

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DVD: Titanic (1953)

DVD: Titanic (1953)

April 21, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / T to U . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Excellent Label: 20th Century-Fox/ Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: September 2, 2003 Genre: Docu-Drama / Titanic Synopsis:  First American cinematic retelling of the Titanic tragedy, with young love, a faltering marriage, and Victorian optimism. Who will […]

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Film: Lure of the Wilderness (1952)

Film: Lure of the Wilderness (1952)

March 23, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / J to L . Film: Good / DVD Transfer: n/a / DVD Extras: n/a Label: n/a/ Region: n/a / Released: n/a Genre: Drama / Suspense Synopsis: A trapper discovers a convicted murderer in the Okefenokee Swamp, and starts to fall for his hot daughter. Special Features: n/a . . […]

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CD: Certain Smile, A (1958)

CD: Certain Smile, A (1958)

December 16, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / C . Rating: Excellent Label: La-La Land Records / Released: August 17, 2011 Tracks & Album Length: CD1: 24 tracks / (54:06) + CD2: 15 tracks / (44:42) . Special Notes: 20-page colour booklet with liner notes by film historian Julie Kirgo / Limited to 2500 copies.. . Composer: Alfred Newman . […]

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BR: Boy on a Dolphin (1957)

BR: Boy on a Dolphin (1957)

March 23, 2011 | By

Based on David Divine’s novel, Dolphin is a fairly straightforward tale of two charismatic men – rogue treasure hunter Victor and American archeologist Jim – in search of a gold statue, a boy riding a dolphin, whose deep underwater location is only known by sponge diver / simple island girl Phaedra…

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