Classics & More on DVD (Jul. 27, 2015)

Here are our latest reviews of films on DVD.

Reviews of Classic Films

Anchors Aweigh

Kristen Lopez @ Journeys in Classic Film

Baby Face

Kristen Lopez @ Journeys in Classic Film

Here is Your Life

Nicholas Bell @ Ioncinema

Hiroshima Mon Amour

Nicholas Bell @ Ioncinema

Jean de Florette / Manon des Sources

Cole Smithey @ ColeSmithey.com

  • Excerpt: [VIDEO ESSAY] “Jean de Florette / Manon des Sources” is an emotionally potent movie whose lush depiction of Provence captures your imagination in such a tangible way that you feel as though you were living there during the period.

The Killers

Nicholas Bell @ Ioncinema

On the Town

Kristen Lopez @ Journeys in Classic Film

Report to the Commissioner

Nicholas Bell @ Ioncinema

The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe

Nicholas Bell @ Ioncinema

Truck Turner

Nicholas Bell @ Ioncinema

Recent Home Video Releases

Cemetery Without Crosses

Carson Lund @ Slant Magazine

  • Excerpt: An anomalous “baguette western” (a term coined by Alex Cox) from the late ’60s comes to home video, and it’s a revelation of harsh, melancholy fatalism.

House of 1,000 Dolls

Peter Nellhaus @ Coffee, Coffee and more Coffee

The Lazarus Effect

M. Enois Duarte @ High-Def Digest.com

Mississippi Mermaid

Kristen Lopez @ Journeys in Classic Film

Rush (1991)

Kristen Lopez @ Cinema Sentries

The Outrageous Sophie Tucker

Phil Hall @ EDGE Boston

  • Excerpt: Sophie Tucker was a great talent that deserves a great film. This isn’t it.

Stacia Kissick Jones @ She Blogged By Night
Donald Jay Levit @ ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Ron Wilkinson @ Monsters and Critics

  • Excerpt: Some people are show business personalities, others are show business.

Pandas: The Journey Home

Phil Hall @ EDGE Boston

  • Excerpt: The film is an ideal introduction on species protection to younger viewers.

Other Reviews from 2012 and earlier

Annie Oakley

Kristen Lopez @ Journeys in Classic Film

Cellar Dweller / Catacombs

M. Enois Duarte @ High-Def Digest.com

East Side, West Side

Kristen Lopez @ Journeys in Classic Film

From a Whisper to a Scream

M. Enois Duarte @ High-Def Digest.com

Henry V

M. Enois Duarte @ High-Def Digest.com

I, Madman

M. Enois Duarte @ High-Def Digest.com

King of Kings

Rick Aragon @ Rick’s Cafe Texan

  • Excerpt: For all intents and purposes, despite its epic nature and long running time, Christ is almost irrelevant to King of Kings. And that’s perhaps the least of its problems.

The Lady Without Camelias

Dennis Schwartz @ Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews

The Longest Ride

James Plath @ Family Home Theater

  • Excerpt: Sparks sets up a double love story—one in the past, with the woman (Oona Chaplin) deceased and the man (Alan Alda) on life support, and the other a young couple just trying to find someone.

The Outing / The Godsend

M. Enois Duarte @ High-Def Digest.com

Psych-Out

Gregory J. Smalley @ 366 Weird Movies

  • Excerpt: High on kaleidoscope lenses but low on plotting, this psychedelic capsule has lost most of its potency over the past five decades.

Savage Weekend

James Jay Edwards @ FilmFracture

  • Excerpt: Cinema Fearité Presents ‘Savage Weekend’ – One Of The Forgotten Proto-Slashers

The Times of Harvey Milk

Kristen Lopez @ Awards Circuit

The Vincent Price Collection II

M. Enois Duarte @ High-Def Digest.com

Wolfen (1981)

Stacia Kissick Jones @ She Blogged By Night

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