Welcome to another week of Blu-ray and DVD new releases! This time around, we’ve got everything from heroic hits to vintage favorites making their physical media debut, so sit back, relax, and browse what amazing titles are now available! Shang-Chi…Read more →
Movies and Memories: “Lovers and Other Strangers”
In today’s guest post, Bill Dunphy remembers one of his favorite films: These days I find myself migrating to the old comedies, the classics…at least “my” classics. I fully appreciate that what denotes a film as a classic may be…Read more →
The Godfather Part II: The Rise and Fall of a Big Man
In the early 80’s, Showtime broadcast what were at that time the only two The Godfather movies in chronological order. It was my first ever experience with the Godfather saga. For those of you who have never seen either, the…Read more →
“Detective Pikachu,” Edward G. Robinson Favorites, and Other Fantastic New Releases!
The past and the future collide this week, as the new Blu-rays and DVDs now available are a great mix of recent hits and classics from the golden years of Hollywood. To quote the motto of Pokémon, you gotta catch…Read more →
My Break Up with “Manhattan”
For most of my adult life, I’ve listed Manhattan as possibly my favorite Woody Allen film. It made that much of an impression when I saw it in 1980. Hence, I was enthused about a recent opportunity to view it…Read more →
These Week’s New Releases Include “Book Club,” Universal Monsters Collections, and More!
Book Club Summer’s gone, but cooler days lie ahead…and tons of cool new DVDs and Blu-ray releases as well. This week’s new offerings include some underappreciated recent releases, several archival offerings (including several Universal Classic Monsters titles), TV season sets,…Read more →
The Godfather: Part II Is a Perfect Sequel
Name the greatest movie sequel ever made. Chances are you either said The Empire Strikes Back or The Godfather Part II. Both are respectable choices, with the latter being (arguably) Francis Ford Coppola‘s masterpiece, a stunning look at the early…Read more →
Woody Allen Turns to Bogie for Advice in “Play It Again, Sam”
Since Casablanca just celebrated its 75th anniversary, we thought we’d keep the celebrations going a little bit longer by taking a look at a 1972 comedy that is a love letter to the film. Based on the Woody Allen stage…Read more →