Jim Backus

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, World: A Race to Madness

In today’s guest post, Jim Brymer shares his thoughts on the 1963 comedy classic It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. Stanley Kramer was a well-known director in his day, one who specialized in “message” films — meaning that there…

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This Week’s New Releases Include “The Hustle,” “A Dog’s Journey,” and More!

Recent features and Hollywood classics intermingle in another stellar week of DVD and Blu-ray new releases. You’ll want to set aside some free time to make sure you watch all of these wonderful offerings! The Hustle Riotous, gender-reversed updating of…

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Flashback Friday: Pete’s Dragon (1977)

“Boo-Bop-BopBop-Bop, I love you, too!” – Pete’s Dragon Good ol’ Elliott. He is exactly the kind of companion any child would wish to have. Strong, clever, amusing, cuddly, fun to be with, and he has the ability to make himself…

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Check Out These 1970s Film Favorites From Kino Lorber Studios!

Kino Lorber Studios have just made three fantastic flicks from the sensational seventies available on DVD and Blu-ray with new special features that make each of these an unmissable cinematic treat. Here then is a hat trick of 1970s film…

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