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Moguls & Studios: Part I

Moguls & Studios: Part I

May 14, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

In Part I of yet another series, we have a review of the TCM mini-series Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (Warner Home Video), plus bonus editorial blather!

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DVD: Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010)

DVD: Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010)

May 14, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / M . Film: Excellent/ DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Good Label: Warner Home Video/ Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: April 26, 2011 Genre: Documentary / Film History / Hollywood Synopsis: Lengthy overview of Hollywood vis-a-vis the creation of the studio system and its colourful moguls. Special Features: 7 […]

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Turnabout North of the 49th

Turnabout North of the 49th

January 23, 2011 | By

Editor’s Blog & blather on what classic films Canadians are missing this month on TCM Canada, and maybe more…

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DVD: Dive Bomber (1941)

DVD: Dive Bomber (1941)

October 27, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / D . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Good Label/Studio: Warner Home Video / Catalogue: n/a / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: March 27, 2007 Synopsis:  Heroic chronicle of two military surgeons trying to lick the problem of pilot blackouts during crutial bombing runs. Special Features:  Featurette: […]

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DVD: Northern Pursuit (1943)

DVD: Northern Pursuit (1943)

October 27, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / N to O . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Very Good / DVD Extras: Very Good Label/Studio: Warner Home Video / Catalogue: 30000-29755 / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: August 3, 2010 Synopsis:  A Royal Mounted policeman helps foil a dastardly evil Nazi plan to blemish the snowy […]

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DVD: Edge of Darkness (1943)

DVD: Edge of Darkness (1943)

October 27, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / E . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Very Good / DVD Extras: Very Good Label/Studio: Warner Home Video / Catalogue: 30000-29755 / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: August 3, 2010 Synopsis:  A Norwegian town decides to fight back against its vile Nazi occupiers. Special Features: Warner Night at […]

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LISA COLEMAN and WENDY MELVOIN

LISA COLEMAN and WENDY MELVOIN

October 20, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Composers . Even if you’ve only seen the Heroes pilot, it would be hard not to be moved by the refreshing scoring approach by series composers Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman. Their music is sometimes ethereal, with light touches of exotic sounds from an eclectic collection of ethnic instruments, or […]

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ELIA CMIRAL (2006)

ELIA CMIRAL (2006)

October 20, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Exclusive Interviews & Profiles / Composers . Composer Elia Cmiral talks about his latest horror score, Pulse, which fuses electronic and modern orchestral writing. Though best-known for his popular scores for Apartment Zero and Ronin, Cmiral’s horror and suspense work includes Bones, Stigmata, They, and Wrong Turn. . . Mark R. Hasan : Pulse is a remake of the Japanese film Kairo/Pulse (2001). […]

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DVD Review: Uncertain Glory (1944)

DVD Review: Uncertain Glory (1944)

October 18, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / T to U . Film: Excellent/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Very Good Label/Studio: Warner Home Video / Catalogue: 30000-29755 / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: August 3, 2010 Synopsis: After being caught again by his old nemesis, a crimminal must decide whether it’s more noble to die […]

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DVD: Desperate Journey (1942)

DVD: Desperate Journey (1942)

October 17, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / D . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Very Good Label/Studio: Warner Home Video / Catalogue: 30000-29755 / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: August 3, 2010 Synopsis: After their bomber’s crash landing, a troupe of allied soldiers trek through Germany to blow up their missed target. […]

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