Tag: Otto Preminger

Otto Preminger’s Stark Little Masterpiece: Bunny Lake is Missing (1965)

Otto Preminger’s Stark Little Masterpiece: Bunny Lake is Missing (1965)

September 19, 2016 | By

Review of Otto Preminger’s moody psychological thriller Bunny Lake is Missing (1965) from Twilight Time + Editorial Blather on Preminger, Saul Bass, and the value of a cultivated brand name.

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BR: Bunny Lake is Missing (1965)

BR: Bunny Lake is Missing (1965)

September 19, 2016 | By

After tackling a quartet of big budget, large cast productions in a row – the epic Exodus (1960), the lengthy Advise & Consent (1962), the regal The Cardinal (1963), and the star-studded WWII saga In Harm’s Way (1965) – producer-director and industry brand name Otto Preminger made a move typical of drained, exhausted filmmakers…

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Film Noir Double-Header: Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) + The Big Heat (1953)

Film Noir Double-Header: Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) + The Big Heat (1953)

April 26, 2016 | By

Reviews of two potent film noir classics: Otto Preminger’s Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) + Fritz Lang’s The Big Heat (1953) from Twilight Time.

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BR: Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)

BR: Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)

April 26, 2016 | By

Film: Excellent Transfer: Excellent Extras: Excellent Label:  Twilight Time Region: All Released:  February 16, 2016 Genre:  Film Noir / Crime Synopsis: A drastic attempt to clean up an accidental death sends a hothead detective to his doom in this taut classic from Otto Preminger. Special Features: 2005 Audio Commentator with film noir historian Eddie Muller / Isolated Mono Music Track / Theatrical […]

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DVD: Cardinal, The (1963)

DVD: Cardinal, The (1963)

February 10, 2014 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / C . Film: Excellent / DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Excellent Label: Warner Home Video / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: February 25, 2003 Genre: Drama Synopsis: The tormented life of a romantically inclined priest is dramatized in this extravagant production. Special Features:  On Disc 2: Documentary: “Preminger: […]

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Bonjour tristesse: Preminger, Seberg, and Sagan

Bonjour tristesse: Preminger, Seberg, and Sagan

December 16, 2012 | By

Long & windy review of Otto Preminger’s production of Bonjour tristesse, adapted in 1958 from the best-selling novel by Francoise Sagan, and newly released on Blu-ray from Twilight Time.

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BR: Bonjour tristesse (1958)

BR: Bonjour tristesse (1958)

December 16, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / B . Film: Excellent/ BR Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Good Label: Twilight Time/ Region: All  / Released: November 13, 2012 Genre: Drama Synopsis: Jealous of of her father’s love for an old friend, Cecile plots an elaborate scheme to destroy his union with Anne, but with terrible consequences. […]

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