Tag: Michiel de Ruyter

In With the New: My Cousin Rachel (1952) + Admiral (2015) on Blu

In With the New: My Cousin Rachel (1952) + Admiral (2015) on Blu

February 13, 2018 | By

Making their debut on Blu on this side of the pond are the Dutch marine classic Admiral / Michiel de Ruyter (2015) from XLrator, and Richard Burton’s U.S. debut with Olivia de Havilland in My Cousin Rachel (1952) via Twilight Time.

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Epics Galore: Admiral / Michiel de Ruyter (2015), Exodus (1690), and Risen (2016)

Epics Galore: Admiral / Michiel de Ruyter (2015), Exodus (1690), and Risen (2016)

May 27, 2016 | By

Reviews of three very distinct epics: the naval bio-drama Admiral / aka Michiel de Ruyer (Mongrel), the classic saga on the founding of Israel, Exodus (Twilight Time), and a new riff on Christ’s resurrection, Risen (Sony).

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BR: Admiral / Michiel de Ruyter (2015)

BR: Admiral / Michiel de Ruyter (2015)

May 26, 2016 | By

Sure to vanish on home video is Roel Reiné’s stirring account of Michiel de Ruyer, the Dutch admiral regarded as one of the greatest navy strategists in history. Heavyset, temperamental and proud, de Ruyter’s life was distilled by screenwriters Lars Bloom and Alex van Galen into a lean narrative that still manages to convey the horrible turmoil of Holland…

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