Articles by Guido Henkel

The Rock

November 1, 1997 // 0 Comments

"The Rock" is not what you might call an original movie but that doesn’t necessarily make it a bad movie. Quite the opposite, in fact. "The Rock" is an impressively-done action movie that brings back Sean Connery – in the role [...]

Kalifornia

November 1, 1997 // 0 Comments

This underdog of a movie, created by underdog director Dominic Senna, creates an impact on the viewer that won’t soon be forgotten. Though it was largely unnoticed by the public on its initial release, it is a remarkable road movie that not only moves [...]

NetFlix open online rental store

October 10, 1997 // 0 Comments

DVD was receiving a big boost today by NetFlix, which is supposed to finally take the last barrier to the widespread adoption of the DVD platform. In a press conference organized by “Bender, Goldman & Helper”, Mark Randolph, CEO of a young [...]

Bram Stoker’s Dracula

October 10, 1997 // 0 Comments

Francis Ford Coppola’s artistic and dazzling approach to the gothic tale that has inspired many filmmakers in the past stays very faithful to the original novel by Bram Stoker, while also making room for some fresh interpretations of the material. [...]

Warner announce low-cost DVD Rental Program

October 9, 1997 // 0 Comments

Warner Home Video are currently preparing a DVD Rental Program for all their distributed labels, including MGM Home Enter- tainment, New Line Home Video and HBO Home Video. This counter-attack to DIVX’s planned rollout later this year should help to [...]

New titles from Amazing Fantasy

October 8, 1997 // 0 Comments

Amazing Fantasy Entertainment have announced their next slate of DVD releases, due somewhen during May/June. We will announce exact release dates as soon as they become available. The release schedule contains the following Full Moon titles Head Of The [...]

Amblin pulls the plug

October 7, 1997 // 0 Comments

Here’s the story as reported by the Hollywood Reporter 10/6/97. Amblin balks on DVD; “Jurassic” lost to format While most studios have been falling in the DVD line lately, Amblin Entertainment has taken a step back just as Universal Studios Home [...]

Mars Attacks!

October 1, 1997 // 0 Comments

Tim Burton’s movies have always had a different appeal than the average Hollywood movie and again, "Mars Attacks!" is no exception to this rule. It is a hilarious spoof on every Alien invasion movie ever made, most notably on those 50’s [...]

Seven

October 1, 1997 // 0 Comments

David Fincher’s suspenseful thriller grips you, leaving you speechless and pondering once the end credits have finished rolling. With its dark and morbid atmosphere and the uncompromising down-beat ending it will leave the you thinking about what just [...]

Fargo

October 1, 1997 // 0 Comments

Minnesota is not one of the locations you see frequently displayed in movies, which made their home state even more attractive to the filmmaker brothers Ethan and Joel Coen. But believe me, this is not the only thing that makes "Fargo" an [...]
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