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Frau im Mond. [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 21st, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Frau im Mond. [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

Fritz Lang’s epic sci-fi trip to the moon, Frau im Mond., flies onto Blu-ray from Eureka’s Masters of Cinema

Faust, eine deutsche Volkssage (1926) [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted August 5th, 2014 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Faust, eine deutsche Volkssage (1926) [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

A visual masterpiece ahead of its time, F.W. Murnau’s silent fantasy Faust arrives on Blu-ray in a feature-rich set from Masters of Cinema

The Phantom of the Opera (1925) [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted December 4th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Phantom of the Opera (1925) [UK] Blu-ray Review

The BFI offer up a fantastic restoration of the definitive 1929 version of Lon Chaney in the horror classic The Phantom of the Opera

Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted November 19th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

The classic silent vampire horror film Nosferatu gets its HD restoration released on Blu-ray by Eureka’s Masters of Cinema

Intolerance Blu-ray Review

Posted November 11th, 2013 by Lawrence D. Devoe, MD

Intolerance Blu-ray Review

This incredible restoration of a 97 year old film supports the argument that Griffith’s Intolerance is the greatest film ever made

Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted October 29th, 2013 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

Fritz Lang’s silent era crime epic arrives in its full version with a beautiful new restoration on Blu-ray

Blancanieves Blu-ray Review

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

Blancanieves Blu-ray Review

Blancanieves is a brilliant silent retelling of the Snow White fairytale by Pablo Berger graced by storyboards and a fabulous score

The Jazz Singer (1927) Blu-ray Book Review

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

The Jazz Singer (1927) Blu-ray Book Review

A breakthrough film in many respects, The Jazz Singer was the first feature-length movie with synchronized sound. Based on the real-life story of legendary entertainer Al Jolson, the restoration of this 85 year-old film is superb. Be advised that most of the film is silent with titles and it does have a few scenes with Jolson in “blackface”.

The Passion of Joan of Arc [Masters of Cinema][UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted November 18th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

The Passion of Joan of Arc [Masters of Cinema][UK] Blu-ray Review

A deeply moving, beautiful, and transcendent look at the trial and execution of Jeanne d’Arc, Carl Theodor Dreyer’s 1928 silent masterpiece has yet to be surpassed.

Die Nibelungen [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

Posted October 25th, 2012 by Brandon A. DuHamel

Die Nibelungen [Masters of Cinema] [UK] Blu-ray Review

Heroic quests, castles, dragons, magnificent visuals and an evocative romantic score define Fritz Lang’s 1924 two-part silent fantasy classic Die Nibelungen.

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