A visually powerful yet coldly distant look at post–war corruption in Rome from Francesco Rosi
Female posterior-obsessed erotica director Tinto Brass’ Frivolous Lola arrives in a restored Blu-ray Edition from Arrow
With the exception of soprano Hui He in the title role, a less than stellar Aida that also suffers from subpar visuals.
A beautifully filmed and directed rendition of one of Mozart’s supreme romantic comedies that is abetted by a great cast of young singers
Terraferma is a gorgeously captured film that doesn’t quite get its intended point across.
The Blu-ray premiere of one of Rossini’s least performed operas gets the star-treatment with luxurious casting and excellent videography.
Fellini’s minor film, Il bidone, gets a beautiful new transfer to Blu-ray from Eureka’s Masters of Cinema and an opportunity for a reexamination.
Giuseppe Tornatore’s heartfelt ode to the cinema gets a beautiful new restoration on Blu-ray from Arrow Films
San Francisco Opera gives us a traditional production of one of Donizetti’s lesser known operas
A strong cast delivers vocal pyrotechnics with sets and effects from the silent movie era in Teatro Communale di Bologna’s Ciro in Babilonia