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The 400 Blows [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 8th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The 400 Blows [UK] Blu-ray Review

Artificial Eye gives us a beautiful Blu-ray rendering of Truffaut’s stunning 1959 debut The 400 Blows

Jules et Jim [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 7th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Jules et Jim [UK] Blu-ray Review

François Truffaut’s classic tragic romance, the sweeping and poetic Jules et Jim gets a pleasing release on Blu-ray from Artificial Eye

Rameau: Hippolyte et Aricie [Glyndebourne Festival/Christie] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 6th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Rameau: Hippolyte et Aricie [Glyndebourne Festival/Christie] Blu-ray Review

This Blu-ray premiere of Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie has some interesting if offbeat staging and is supported by great videography.

Verdi & Wagner: The Odeonsplatz Concert [Villazon/Hampson] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 5th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Verdi & Wagner: The Odeonsplatz Concert [Villazon/Hampson] Blu-ray Review

The Odeonsplatz Concert is a nicely done outdoor concert with a star tenor and baritone and superb musical direction and videography.

The Essential Jacques Demy [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

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

The Essential Jacques Demy [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

This is a definitive collection of six of writer/director Jacques Demy’s best films, receiving fabulous makeovers from Criterion Collection

Braquo: Season 3 [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted July 24th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Braquo: Season 3 [UK] Blu-ray Review

The third season of gritty and riveting French crime/drama Braquo is released in an equally strong Blu-ray release from Arrow Video

Ernest & Celestine Blu-ray Review

Posted June 17th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Ernest & Celestine Blu-ray Review

Ernest et Célestine is a charming adaptation of author Gabrielle Vincent’s popular children’s book.

Capital Blu-ray Review

Posted June 16th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Capital Blu-ray Review

Costa-Gavras’ Le Capital is a financial world filled with deplorable characters and latent dark humor

The Past [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted June 8th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Past [UK] Blu-ray Review

The Past is an absorbing drama from writer/director Asghar Farhadi

The Color of Lies Blu-ray Review

Posted May 30th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Color of Lies Blu-ray Review

The Color of Lies is tasty and complex psycho-mystery from the late Claude Chabrol