Tag: Nick Mancuso

Bobby Roth’s Heartbreakers, Nick Mancuso, and The Stuck Betamax Tape

Bobby Roth’s Heartbreakers, Nick Mancuso, and The Stuck Betamax Tape

February 16, 2016 | By

Reviews of Bobby Roth’s 1984 drama Heartbreakers, starring Peter Coyote and Nick Mancuso + Tangerine Dream’s soundtrack CD (Silva Screen), plus links to a Betamax-related short and a recent Mancuso podcast.

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Beta: Heartbreakers (1984)

Beta: Heartbreakers (1984)

February 15, 2016 | By

Although not emotionally deep with dark dramatic moments for its characters, Bobby Roth’s drama of two competitive, womanizing best buddies taking baby steps towards transitioning into adulthood – wanting romance instead of easy sex, yearning for long-term relationships instead of egotistical conquest…

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BR: Death Ship (1980)

BR: Death Ship (1980)

January 5, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / D . Film: Good/ BR Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Good Label:  Scorpion Releasing/ Region: All / Released: December 18, 2012 Genre: Horror / CanCon Synopsis: Survivors of a sunk cruise ship do not in any way find safety aboard a drifting rust bucket that runs on human blood. […]

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DVD: Mother Lode (1982)

DVD: Mother Lode (1982)

April 11, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / M . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Good Label: Warner Home Video / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: March 29, 1982 Genre: Suspense Synopsis: A couple trek into northern Canada’s mining country in search of a missing friend, and find themselves at the mercy of […]

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DVD: Ticket to Heaven (1981)

DVD: Ticket to Heaven (1981)

April 11, 2011 | By

Film: Very Good DVD Transfer: Very Good DVD Extras: n/a Label: Echo Bridge Region: 1 (NTSC) Released: 2007 Genre: Drama Synopsis: Based on a true story, family and friends attempt to kidnap and deprogramme a young man after being trapped in a cult. Special Features: n/a     Review: This multi-Genie nominated film won Best […]

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