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The Rains Came to Ranchipur

The Rains Came to Ranchipur

February 1, 2013 | By

Just up is a review of Twilight Time’s sparking Blu-ray of Jean Negulesco’s The Rains of Ranchipur (1955), the second film version of Louis Bromfield’s 1937 novel. Also added: a review of the 1939 original The Rains Came, plus some genuine editorial blather.

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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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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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Hollywood Gothic, Part I: My Cousin Rachel (1952)

Hollywood Gothic, Part I: My Cousin Rachel (1952)

September 28, 2011 | By

DVD review of the little-known (well, certainly for me) 1952 gothic suspense-drama My Cousin Rachel (Twilight Time), starring Olivia de Havilland, and a young fresh-faced snot named Richard Burton.

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BR: My Cousin Rachel (1952)

BR: My Cousin Rachel (1952)

September 28, 2011 | By

Film: Very Good Transfer: Very Good Extras: Very Good Label: Twilight Time Region: All Released: January 23, 2018 Genre: Gothic Romance / Drama / Suspense Synopsis: A young man sets out to unmask his cousin’s widow as a gold digger, only to find a tea-making Oedipal sweetheart… or is she merely teasing him for the […]

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