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The Naked City [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted November 6th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Naked City [UK] Blu-ray Review

Arrow Films brings the eight million stories of 1948′s groundbreaking crime drama The Naked City to Blu-ray+DVD Combo Pack.

Brute Force (1947) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted September 24th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Brute Force (1947) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Brute Force is a straightforward, gritty film noir classic starring a young Burt Lancaster at his chiseled best.

Hangmen Also Die Blu-ray Review

Posted September 16th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Hangmen Also Die Blu-ray Review

Fritz Lang and Bertolt Brecht’s Hangmen Also Die is a beautifully filmed, wartime thriller.

Bound (1996) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 25th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Bound (1996) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Bound is a sexy neo noir and a guilty pleasure that could only have been pulled off so successfully by the Wachowskis.

Ace in the Hole [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted April 28th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Ace in the Hole [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Classic Billy Wilder film noir, Ace in the Hole, gets a strong remastering job on Blu-ray by the Criterion Collection

Cry Danger Blu-ray Review

Posted April 28th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Cry Danger Blu-ray Review

Cry Danger is a classic film noir complete with double crosses, strong performances and taut pacing.

Ace in the Hole [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted April 23rd, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Ace in the Hole [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

A must-own Billy Wilder classic with Kirk Douglas arrives on Blu-ray from Eureka’s Masters of Cinema

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

Much Ado About Nothing Blu-ray Review

Posted December 12th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Much Ado About Nothing Blu-ray Review

A bawdy update of Shakespeare’s classic comedy, this Much Ado About Nothing features a cast of director/writer Joss Whedon’s favorite actors from large and small screens who turn this rom-com into one that will appeal to mature audiences.

The Three Faces of Eve Blu-ray Review

Posted November 17th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

The Three Faces of Eve Blu-ray Review

The Three Faces of Eve is powerful account of the true story of a mentally ill woman