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BR: Rains of Ranchipur, The (1955)

BR: Rains of Ranchipur, The (1955)

February 1, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / P to R . Film: Good/ BR  Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Good Label: Twilight Time/ Region: All / Released: November 13, 2013 Genre: Drama / Romance / Disaster Synopsis: The arrival of a wealthy trollop upsets the social balance of an Indian province prior to a devastating series […]

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CD: Robe, The (1953)

CD: Robe, The (1953)

July 7, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / P to R . Rating: Excellent Label: La-La Land Records/ Released: March 27, 2012 Tracks & Album Length:  CD1: 18 tracks / (56:08) + CD2: 20 tracks / (55:23) . Special Notes: 12-page colour booklet with liner notes by film historian Julie Kirgo / Limited to 2,000 copies. . Composer: Alfred […]

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CD: Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

CD: Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

July 7, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / D . Rating: Excellent Label: Film Score Monthly/ Released: January, 2002 Tracks & Album Length: 29 tracks / (61:52) . Special Notes: 16-page colour booklet with liner notes by Lukas Kendall and Christopher Husted / Limited to 3,000 copies. . Composer: Franz Waxman, Alfred Newman (“The Robe”theme) . . Review: […]

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BR: Hell in High Water (1954)

BR: Hell in High Water (1954)

July 7, 2012 | By

Film: Very Good Transfer: Excellent Extras: Very Good Label: Twilight Time Region: All Released: June 13, 2017 Genre: Action / Adventure / Romance / Cold War Synopsis: A melange of postwar allies and former foes are enlisted to use a secret submarine and get photographic evidence on a potential Red Nuclear Menace. Special Features: Isolated […]

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BR: Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

BR: Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

July 7, 2012 | By

Film: Very Good Transfer: Excellent Extras: Good Label: Twilight Time Region: All Released: March, 2012 Genre: Biblical Epic / Sword and Sandal / Drama Synopsis: After the death of Gallio, Demetrius and Peter attempt to propagate the beauty of Christianty, but morals are put to the test when Demetrius is forced to fight to the […]

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BR: Robe, The (1953)

BR: Robe, The (1953)

July 7, 2012 | By

Film: Very Good BR Transfer: Very Good BR Extras: Excellent Label: 20th Century-Fox Region: All Released: March 17, 2009 Genre: Biblical Epic / Drama Synopsis: The Roman who supervised the crucifixion of Jesus Christ is haunted by guilt, and fears the power of the dead king’s robe. Special Features:  Introduction by Martin Scorsese (1:19) / […]

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BR: Egyptian, The (1954)

BR: Egyptian, The (1954)

August 9, 2011 | By

Film: Excellent BR Transfer: Excellent BR Extras: Excellent Label: Twilight Time Region: All Released: July, 2011 Genre: Historical Drama / Epic Synopsis:  Chronicle of Sinuhe, a gifted surgeon forced to flee his native Egypt due to a Babylonian temptress, the Pharaoh’s ire, and a need for serious soul-searching. Special Features: Audio Commentary by film historians […]

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BR: Desirée (1954)

BR: Desirée (1954)

August 9, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / D . Film: Good/ BR Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Good Label:  Twilight Time / Region: All / Released: April, 2012 Genre: Drama / Biography Synopsis:  Fictionalized dramatization of Desirée Clary’s liaison with Napoleon Bonaparte during his rise from an officer to Emperor of France. Special Features:  Isolated Stereo […]

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DVD: Woman Obsessed (1959)

DVD: Woman Obsessed (1959)

July 18, 2011 | By

Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Very Good Label: Twilight Time/ Region: 0 (NTSC) / Released: June 14, 2011 Genre: Drama / Melodrama Synopsis: A stepfather’s past demons threaten the sanctity and safety of his family in an isolated Saskatchewan community. Special Features:  Stereo Isolated Music Score / Theatrical Trailer / 8-page colour booklet […]

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BR: Violent Saturday (1955)

BR: Violent Saturday (1955)

June 13, 2011 | By

Film: Excellent BR Transfer: Excellent BR Extras: Excellent Label: Twilight Time Region: All Released: July 8, 2014 Genre: Film Noir / Crime / Suspense Synopsis: A mining town’s social order is turned upside-down when three strangers plot a bank robbery. Special Features: Audio Commentary with producer Nick Redman and film historian Julie Kirgo / Isolated Stereo […]

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