Nightfall serves up a tale of cold revenge on a sleek, multilayered platter of sumptuous visuals and numerous but believable twists.
Elia Kazan’s and John Steinbeck’s Viva Zapata! features Marlon Brando in a charismatic, if mostly fictional, portrayal of the famous Mexican revolutionary leader.
Back to 1942 is an epic that tells the story of China’s devastating wartime famine. beautifully filmed and with a large budget, the film is sprawling, but fails to strike an emotional note, perhaps due to it overreaching sense of scope.
Sydney Lumet’s gritty and atmospheric courtroom drama features a powerful late career performance from Paul Newman and arrives on Blu-ray with a strong HD transfer.
A leaner, meaner Dexter returns in the Seventh Season for more bloody and shocking twists on this strong Blu-ray effort from Showtime.
Henri-Georges Clouzot’s brilliant feature-length debut comes to Blu-ray with a thrilling new restoration from the Masters of Cinema series.
This classic 1963 World War II adventure film features one of the greatest chase scenes ever, courtesy of the inimitable Steve McQueen. The cast of who’s who actors and high quality of the story makes it the perfect Father’s Day gift.
The duo of Wahlberg and Crowe can’t save Fox’s Broken City, a complete mess of a film that struggles to find its identity.
Robin Williams is strong in this dramatic role, but this 2003 yuppie thriller is far from chilling.
Producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett have enlisted literal armies of fine actors, three excellent directors, and judicious selection of Old and New Testament episodes for this “epic miniseries.” While there is occasional unevenness in the picture quality, this huge undertaking succeeds where some of its biblical predecessors have failed in delivering an effective dramatic whole.