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Stalingrad (2013) Blu-ray 3D Review

Posted May 19th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Stalingrad (2013) Blu-ray 3D Review

A gorgeous World War II epic from the Russian perspective, Stalingrad is a treat for the home theatre.

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov [Bayerisches Staatsoper/Nagano] Blu-ray Review

Posted April 12th, 2014 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov [Bayerisches Staatsoper/Nagano] Blu-ray Review

This updated production of Boris Godunov fails to convey the power and majesty that this work requires.

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Salzburg Festival 2012 Opening Concert [Valery Gergiev/Wiener Philharmoniker] Blu-ray Review

Posted July 30th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Salzburg Festival 2012 Opening Concert [Valery Gergiev/Wiener Philharmoniker] Blu-ray Review

An all-Russian opening concert for the 2012 Salzburg Festival receives an idiomatic performance from the Wiener Philharmoniker led by Valery Gergiev. Well recorded and directed, this is a terrific account of an important annual event.

Ivan’s Childhood [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted February 4th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Ivan’s Childhood [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

This 1962 film noir, director Tarkovsky’s debut effort, conveys the grim consequences of war as experienced by a 12-year old boy.The cast and cinematography create a powerful movies that still resonates 50 years later. A must-see for serious film connoisseurs.

Solaris [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Posted May 10th, 2011 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Solaris [Criterion Collection] Blu-ray Review

Examine the meaning of life, love, and space in Tarkovsky’s 1972 sci-fi classic Solaris finally available in a beautiful Criterion Edition on Blu-ray.