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1776 (Director’s and Extended Cut) Blu-ray Review

Posted June 19th, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

1776 (Director’s and Extended Cut) Blu-ray Review

The 1972 film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy 1776 is out now on Blu-ray from Sony.

Tokyo Tribe [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted June 18th, 2015 by Gerard Iribe

Tokyo Tribe [UK] Blu-ray Review

Sono Sion’s latest film Tokyo Tribe is a sci-fi rap musical spectacle that only spring from his wild imagination.

Frank Sinatra 5-Film Collection Blu-ray Review

Posted May 20th, 2015 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Frank Sinatra 5-Film Collection Blu-ray Review

A cinematic tribute to an actor/singer who moved easily between musicals, comedies, and dramas.

Into the Woods Blu-ray Review

Posted April 11th, 2015 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Into the Woods Blu-ray Review

Into the Woods is an excellent film adaptation of a Broadway classic that gets great production values.

Musicals: 4-Movie Collection (The Band Wagon/Calamity Jane/Kiss Me Kate/Singin’ in the Rain) Blu-ray Review

Posted March 31st, 2015 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Musicals: 4-Movie Collection (The Band Wagon/Calamity Jane/Kiss Me Kate/Singin’ in the Rain) Blu-ray Review

Warner Bros. delve into their vast archive of classic Hollywood musicals and give us four Golden Age films that receive outstanding restoration of sight and sound.

Annie (2014) Blu-ray Review

Posted March 17th, 2015 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Annie (2014) Blu-ray Review

The voices aren’t up to snuff and opportunities are missed in this Annie for the millennial crowd.

Beach Blanket Bingo Blu-ray Review

Posted March 1st, 2015 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Beach Blanket Bingo Blu-ray Review

One of the several American International Pictures “beach” movies that provides for a modicum of listening and viewing pleasure.

Into The Woods: Original Broadway Production Blu-ray Review

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

Into The Woods: Original Broadway Production Blu-ray Review

This is Sondheim and Lapine’s most successful collaboration, Into the Woods, portrayed by a superb cast, but released in its original low-resolution television format marked with artifacts and a score that sounds dry and compressed.

White Christmas: Diamond Anniversary Edition Blu-ray Review

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

White Christmas: Diamond Anniversary Edition Blu-ray Review

White Christmas is a self-recommending holiday classic that warms the heart with Irving Berlin’s songbook and receives a wonderful makeover from the Paramount restoration team.

Audrey Hepburn Collection Blu-ray Review

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

Audrey Hepburn Collection Blu-ray Review

The Audrey Hepburn Collection offers a trio of some of Hepburn’s best roles, lovingly restored at a real bargain.