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Gounod: Faust [Metropolitan Opera/Nezet-Seguin] Blu-ray Review

Posted April 8th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Gounod: Faust [Metropolitan Opera/Nezet-Seguin] Blu-ray Review

Gounod’s Faust receives serious reconceptualization from Des McAnuff and topflight performances from its lead singers and conductor

The Artist and The Model Blu-ray Review

Posted March 2nd, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

The Artist and The Model Blu-ray Review

A gorgeously realized and touching story of an old artist nearing the end of life and career and a beautiful young woman whose life and career are just beginning.

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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 Prey (2011) Blu-ray Review

Posted January 24th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Prey (2011) Blu-ray Review

The fast-paced action sequences of The Prey keep help what is a flawed thriller afloat

Rififi [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted January 5th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Rififi [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Jules Dassin’s classic 50′s crime caper Rififi is restored beautifully on Blu-ray by the Criterion Collection

Bizet: Carmen [HANDA Opera On Sydney Harbour] Blu-ray Review

Posted January 3rd, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Bizet: Carmen [HANDA Opera On Sydney Harbour] Blu-ray Review

Australia’s HANDA Opera on Sydney Harbour uses clever staging to support some excellent vocalism and musical direction in Carmen

Three Colours: Red [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted December 22nd, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Three Colours: Red [UK] Blu-ray Review

Krzystof Kieṡlowski’s Three Colours ends with a brilliant splash of Red

Three Colours: White [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted December 19th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Three Colours: White [UK] Blu-ray Review

Bittersweet revenge is served up cold in Krzystof Kieṡlowski’s White, the second film in his Three Colours Trilogy

Three Colours: Blue [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted December 17th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Three Colours: Blue [UK] Blu-ray Review

The first of Kieṡlowski’s Three Colours examines grief in indigo with beautiful imagery and a riveting performance by Juliette Binoche

Betty Blue (37°2 le matin) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted November 24th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Betty Blue (37°2 le matin) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Betty Blue is a beautiful and erotic journey through love and madness, now on Blu-ray in a 2-disc deluxe edition from Second Sight Films