Here are our latest reviews of films on DVD.
Pre-2018 Film Reviews
All About Eve
- Excerpt: Bette Davis renders the best performance of her career in All About Eve, the 1950 Best Picture winner, and first movie to be nominated in a record 14 categories
An American in Paris
- Excerpt: Vincente Minnelli’s musical An American in Paris was the surprise Oscar winner in 1951, competing against two highly acclaimed dramas, A Streetcar Named Desire and A Place in the Sun
The Greatest Show on Earth
- Excerpt: Artistically, The Greatest Show on Earth, directed by DeMille, is one of the worst movies to win the Best Picture Oscar; the Best Director Oscar did not go to DeMille but to John Ford (for The Quiet Man)
The Mad Fox
- Excerpt: …opens as a medieval Japanese epic with a folkloric spin and then suddenly goes mad, turning into kabuki theater and ending on a flying flame.
- Excerpt: The eyes have it