Tag: Paul Newman

Tales of Long Gone Hot Summers

Tales of Long Gone Hot Summers

October 5, 2017 | By

It might be October, but it sure feels like a warm August, so let’s dig into William Faulkner’s The Long, Hot Summer (1958) + Tennessee Williams’ Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) on Blu from Twilight Time.

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The Exquisite View From the Terrace

The Exquisite View From the Terrace

March 12, 2016 | By

From the Terrace, The ultra-slick 1960 adaptable of John O’Hara’s melodrama comes to Blu via Twilight Time, plus some sniping about all those expanded TV versions that deserve to be on Blu once and for all.

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BR: From the Terrace (1960)

BR: From the Terrace (1960)

March 12, 2016 | By

From the Terrace is rife with class issues among differing strata of wealthy families as seen through the experiences of an unwanted son, but it’s also a richly sexual melodrama that fits neatly within Fox’s other grand productions, especially Peyton Place (1957), which like Terrace, was directed by Canadian-born Mark Robson…

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DVD: Quintet (1979)

DVD: Quintet (1979)

September 10, 2014 | By

In almost every occasion where Robert Altman’s tackled a specific film genre – western, sci-fi, comedy, and thriller – the results unfold like a director not just attempting to redefine the genre with his own loose approach to its tropes, but denying some of the elements that standardize a genre…

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BR: Long, Hot Summer, The (1958)

BR: Long, Hot Summer, The (1958)

September 23, 2012 | By

Film: Excellent Transfer: Very Good Extras: Good Label: Twentieth Century-Fox Region: All Released: August 15, 2017 Genre: Drama Synopsis: A drifter with a history of barn burning worms his way into the lives of a troubled new money family. Special Features: Isolated Stereo Music Track / 2001 AMC Backstory episode (21:29) / 1958 Newsreel (2:00) […]

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John Huston’s Cold War Thrillers

John Huston’s Cold War Thrillers

June 24, 2011 | By

Reviews of two great espionage gems by director John Huston: The Kremlin Letter (Twilight Time), and The MacKintosh Man (Warner Home Video)…

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DVD: MacKintosh Man, The (1973)

DVD: MacKintosh Man, The (1973)

June 24, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / M . Film: Excellent/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Good Label: Warner Home Video/ Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: November 14, 2006 Genre: Espionage / Cold War / Suspense Synopsis: A jewel thief is sent to prison and break out in tandem with a convicted Communist spy. […]

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