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Stolen Kisses (1968) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted September 1st, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Stolen Kisses (1968) [UK] Blu-ray Review

François Truffaut’s third of his Atoine Doinel films, Stolen Kisses, is an amusing and lighthearted romantic romp

Queen Margot: 20th Anniversary Director’s Cut Blu-ray Review

Posted August 31st, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Queen Margot: 20th Anniversary Director’s Cut Blu-ray Review

A ravishing historical epic with powerful performances, Queen Margot comes to Blu-ray in a beautifully restored director’s cut

Welcome to New York (2014) Movie Review

Posted August 31st, 2014 by Tim Baros

Welcome to New York (2014) Movie Review

Gerard Depardieu and Jacqueline are superb in Welcome to New York, one of the best films of the year.

The Soft Skin [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 27th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Soft Skin [UK] Blu-ray Review

Truffaut’s Hitchcockian drama about love, lies, and sex, The Soft Skin, comes to Blu-ray in a beautiful transfer from Artificial Eye

Judex [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 24th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Judex [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

With its engaging direction and cinematography, Judex will keep today’s viewers on the edge of their seats.

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