This George Harrison-produced satirical dark comedy is one in a long line of Britsh “angry young man” films, and it features a strong performance from John Hurt.
A delusional radio show producer goes off the deep end in this controversial early film from Christopher Monger. Sadly, the 1983 film was not well kept and this transfer, from the only know complete 16mm print is nothing to write home about.
The Dead is an average zombie flick that follows all the basic rules of the genre, but shifts the action to the beauty of the African landscape. Sadly it arrives in an underwhelming transfer from Anchor Bay that doesn’t do the imagery any justice.
A classic British creature feature from the 1960s gets a superb transfer to Blu-ray from StudioCanal.
I still don’t understand all of the fuss over The English Patient, but I do understand that there are a lot of people who would have appreciated a better transfer of this film to Blu-ray than StudioCanal has provided.
BFI’s magic can only go so far to clean up these short-form documentaries from the 1930s, but they still hold plenty of historical and educational value.
This collection of 1930s documentaries pose an interesting and historic look at the Soviet influence over British documentary filmmaking techniques.
Wonders of the Universe is both visually and intellectually stimulating and it should appeal to anyone who likes series like The History Channel’s The Universe, even far surpassing that series in the quality of its content.
Humanity strikes out into the universe to colonize a new world as the Earth dies in this uneven, yet interesting and sadly short-lived sci-fi television series from the BBC.
After returning to UK cinemas in this brand-new restoration on 19th August 2011, this classic dark comedy of manners featuring superb performances from Dennis Price and Alec Guinness from Ealing Studios hits Blu-ray (and DVD) in this sparkling rendition.