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Blanche Blu-ray Review

A farcical Borowczyk movie from before he delved into erotic filmmaking Polish director Walerian Borowczyk (The Beast) unveiled this French period piece to audiences in 1972. Receiving some critical …

Phaedra Blu-ray Review

Melina Mercouri plays the tragic Phaedra in Jules Dassin’s film A devastating Greek tragedy comes vividly to life in Jules Dassin’s Phaedra. The American-born auteur best known for Rififi …

Blast-Off Blu-ray Review

P.T. Barnum Sends a Man to the Moon in this Victorian Comedy The space race was on everyone’s mind in the 1960s as America and the Soviet Union pushed …

King Solomon’s Mines Blu-ray Review

Cannon Films takes on Indiana Jones with Sharon Stone and Richard Chamberlain H. Rider Haggard’s Victorian-era novel “King Solomon’s Mines” was a sensation in its day and practically created …

The Klansman Blu-ray Review

Are we the baddies? There’s credibility in any argument asking for The Klansman to be entered onto a “worst films” list. Not for its plain, TV movie-of-the-week direction or …

Wagon Tracks Blu-ray Review

Tracking Through History William S. Hart leads this early silent western as Buckskin Hamlilton, as western a name as ever given in a western. Catapulted into action by murder …

Sabotage (1939) Blu-ray Review

A smooth, crowd-pleasing espionage thriller from Hollywood’s Golden Age A studio known for churning out Westerns and movie serials, Republic Pictures put out the black-and-white Sabotage in 1939. Despite …

Houdini (1953) Blu-ray Review

Married Hollywood legends produce gold with sizzling on-screen chemistry Husband and wife Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, one of classic Hollywood’s most iconic marriages, teamed up to play Harry …