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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.

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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

Two Men in Manhattan Blu-ray Review

Posted September 18th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Two Men in Manhattan Blu-ray Review

Melville kicks off the Nouvelle vague with this probing essay into the dark side of diplomats, their mistresses, richly delivered on Blu-ray

The Damned (1947) Blu-ray Review

Posted August 9th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

The Damned (1947) Blu-ray Review

René Clément was one of the great directors of 20th century French films and this post-WW II dark drama is a great example of his skills in telling a story and creating atmosphere.

Niagara: 60th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray Review

Posted August 9th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Niagara: 60th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray Review

A taut psychological thriller with Marilyn Monroe in her first leading role, Niagara is a suspenseful watch that is well restored.

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 4th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie [UK] Blu-ray Review

John Cassavetes’ crime drama The Killing of a Chinese Bookie comes to Blu-ray in its full-length version from the BFI