Classics and Other Films on DVD (Feb. 9, 2015)

Here are our latest reviews of films on DVD.

Reviews of Classic Films

Annie Hall: Woody Allen’s Best Picture Oscar for his First Masterpiece

Emanuel Levy @ www.EmanuelLevy.com

  • Excerpt: After several whimsical comedies, Woody Allen made his first great film in 1977, a bittersweet semi-autobiograhical chronicle of his doomed romance with Diance Keaton

Bubba Ho-Tep

Gregory J. Smalley @ 366 Weird Movies

  • Excerpt: Despite the absurdity of the premise, Bruce Campbell’s alternate Elvis is a believable creation, half curmudgeon, half pickled charisma.

Carnival of Sinners

Dennis Schwartz @ Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews

Dead Ringer (1964)

Dennis Schwartz @ Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews

In Cold Blood

Jennie Kermode @ Eye For Film

On The Edge (1986)

Dennis Schwartz @ Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews

Scorpio Rising

Cole Smithey @ ColeSmithey.com

  • Excerpt: [VIDEO ESSAY] Evocatively transgressive and subversively poetic, “Scorpio Rising” is a cinematic rebel yell against the fiercely anti-gay hypocrisies of American culture that still dog society in the 21st century.

The Timeless Groundhog Day

Kimberly Gadette @ doddle

  • Excerpt: This isn’t a redo … it’s a “one more.”

Recent Home Video Releases

The Boxtrolls

Brent McKnight @ The Last Thing I See

  • Excerpt: The Boxtrolls’ is very good, but misses the opportunity to be great.

Brotherhood of Blades

Peter Nellhaus @ Coffee, Coffee and more Coffee

John Wick

Peter Nellhaus @ Coffee, Coffee and more Coffee

Other Reviews from 2012 and earlier

An American Hippie in Israel

Dennis Schwartz @ Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews

App

James Jay Edwards @ iHorror.com

  • Excerpt: The Second Screen Experience Of ‘App’ – Technological Gimmick Or The Shape Of Cinema To Come?

Begin Again

Blake Howard @ Graffiti with Punctuation

The Bitch

Dennis Schwartz @ Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews

Blue Ruin

Blake Howard @ Graffiti with Punctuation

Chopper

Blake Howard @ Graffiti with Punctuation

Growth

Paulo Peralta @ CinEuphoria [Portuguese]

Harakiri

Edgar Chaput @ Sound on Sight

The Prowler

Edgar Chaput @ Sound on Sight

Shallow Grave

Blake Howard @ Graffiti with Punctuation

The Thomas Crown Affair

Blake Howard @ Graffiti with Punctuation

The Uninvited

James Jay Edwards @ FilmFracture

  • Excerpt: Cinema Fearité Presents ‘The Uninvited’ – A Romantic-Comedy-Film-Noir-Mystery-Horror Ghost Story

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