Tag: Walter Hill

Bronson the Boxer: Kid Galahad (1962) + Hard Times (1975)

Bronson the Boxer: Kid Galahad (1962) + Hard Times (1975)

September 5, 2017 | By

Charles Bronson coaches Elvis Presley in the unlikely musical-drama-comedy Kid Galahad (1962) on Blu via Twilight Time + a comparative review of the extras between Twilight Time & Eureka’s Masters of Cinema Hard Times (1975).

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BR: Hickey & Boggs (1972)

BR: Hickey & Boggs (1972)

July 13, 2016 | By

Hickey & Boggs could be described as a classic orphan film – a movie that vanished after its theatrical release and kind of rolled around TV stations in absolutely grubby full screen transfers that made it appear this effort to re-team I Spy’s Robert Culp and Bill Cosby…

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Walter Hill on Blu + William Friedkin Turns 78

Walter Hill on Blu + William Friedkin Turns 78

August 31, 2013 | By

Reviews of three Walter Hill films: his diretorial debut Hard Times (1975) + the superb car chase film The Driver (1978), newly minted on Blu-ray from Twilight Time; and Bullet to the Head (2012) from Warner Home Video, his return to the director’s chair after a 10 year absence from feature film directing. Also: William Friedkin discusses the looming release of his long-ignored masterwork, Sorcerer (1977) after turining 78 this week.

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BR: Hard Times (1975)

BR: Hard Times (1975)

August 31, 2013 | By

Film: Excellent DVD Transfer: Excellent DVD Extras: Good Label: Twilight Time Region: All Released: June 11, 2013 Genre: Drama / Action Synopsis: A travelling fighter makes a little extra cash in hot and testy New Orleans. Special Features: Isolated Stereo Score Track / Theatrical Trailer / 8-page booklet with liner notes by film historian Julie […]

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BR: Driver, The (1978)

BR: Driver, The (1978)

August 31, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / D . Film: Excellent/ BR Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Very Good Label: Twilight Time/ Region: All / Released: July 23, 2013 Genre: Action / Crime / Car Chase Synopsis: A sharp & persistent cop is determined to collar a getaway driver involved in a string of violent downtown […]

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BR: Bullet to the Head (2012)

BR: Bullet to the Head (2012)

August 31, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / B . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Good Label: Home/ Region: A / Released: June 16, 2013 Genre: Action / Comic Book / Crime Synopsis: A hitman implicated in a cop’s murder must find the real killer before’s he’s arrested by New Orleans’ finest, or […]

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