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A Farewell to Arms (1932) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted September 22nd, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

A Farewell to Arms (1932) [UK] Blu-ray Review

The original cinematic version of Hemingway’s war romance A Farewell to Arms gets a strong HD release on Blu-ray from the BFI

Akira Kurosawa Samurai Collection [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted September 4th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Akira Kurosawa Samurai Collection [UK] Blu-ray Review

The Kurosawa Samurai Collection from the BFI brings together four of the auteur’s finest chambara films masterfully restored by Toho.

The Werner Herzog Collection [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 22nd, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Werner Herzog Collection [UK] Blu-ray Review

The Werner Herzog Collection from the BFI offers a perfect opportunity to familiarize oneself with this latter-day auteur.

Nosferatu, The Vampyre (Limited Edition SteelBook) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted May 29th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Nosferatu, The Vampyre (Limited Edition SteelBook) [UK] Blu-ray Review

A haunting Gothic horror story with a piercing performance from Klaus Kinski, Nosferatu the Vampyre is a classic of the genre.

Aguirre, Wrath of God (Limited Edition SteelBook) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted May 28th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Aguirre, Wrath of God (Limited Edition SteelBook) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Klaus Kinski puts on a career-defining performance in Werner Herzog’s epic Aguirre, Wrath of God

Seven Samurai (Limited Edition SteelBook) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted March 21st, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Seven Samurai (Limited Edition SteelBook) [UK] Blu-ray Review

The BFI release Kurosawa’s samurai masterpiece in a restored Blu-ray SteelBook edition worthy of any collector’s shelf.

Classe tous risques [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted February 22nd, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Classe tous risques [UK] Blu-ray Review

Claude Sautet’s debut film Classe tous risques is a gripping crime thriller classic

The Phantom of the Opera (1925) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted December 4th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Phantom of the Opera (1925) [UK] Blu-ray Review

The BFI offer up a fantastic restoration of the definitive 1929 version of Lon Chaney in the horror classic The Phantom of the Opera

Gaslight (1940) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted December 3rd, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Gaslight (1940) [UK] Blu-ray Review

The original screen adaptation of Gaslight is marvelously restored in HD on Blu-ray by the BFI

The Complete Humphrey Jennings: Volume Three — A Diary for Timothy [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted September 3rd, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Complete Humphrey Jennings: Volume Three — A Diary for Timothy [UK] Blu-ray Review

The haunting visual style and poeticism of Humphrey Jennings’ documentaries are a must for any cineaste.