Blazing Saddles

May 24, 2006 // 0 Comments

Mel Brooks' 1974 comedy "Blazing Saddles" is generally ranked as one of the funniest films ever made and is number 6 on AFI's list of 100 best comedies. While "Blazing Saddles" is certainly a funny film and great comedy, to [...]

Assault On Precinct 13

May 17, 2006 // 0 Comments

Virtually all Hollywood studios spend more time these days remaking classic movies – many of which really don't need remakes – than thinking up new concepts. Any way I look at it, I think it is a sad testimony to the state the movie [...]

Apollo 13

May 15, 2006 // 0 Comments

"Houston, we have a problem." The line still rings in my ears and makes my hair stand up every time I hear it, as it announced one of the pivotal moments in space program history. 36 years ago, on April 11, the crew of Apollo 13 took seat in [...]


May 12, 2006 // 0 Comments

It is almost as if time is repeating itself – in a good way. Clint Eastwood's "Unforgiven" was one of the first DVDs that Warner Home Video released when the format launched in 1997. Here we are, 9 years later and Warner is giving us [...]


May 8, 2006 // 0 Comments

Also one of the first studios to support the HD-DVD format, Universal Home Entertainment has released two titles, one of which being the action film "Doom." Based on the computer game classic by id Software, the movie is a big budget effects and [...]


May 5, 2006 // 0 Comments

Martin Scorsese's "GoodFellas" is a modern classic, no doubt. It is one of those films that everyone has seen and one that everyone should see. It is dark, disturbing, violent and at the same time intriguing, charming and full of style. [...]

Million Dollar Baby

May 4, 2006 // 0 Comments

"Million Dollar Baby" is the latest film in Clint Eastwood's remarkable career. Once again he directed the film and stars in it and once again he takes on a premise that may appear completely simple and straight-forward and turns it into an [...]

The Last Samurai

April 27, 2006 // 0 Comments

Also part of Warner Home Video's initial batch of HD-DVD releases is Edward Zwick's epic movie "The Last Samurai." Big budget movies with great vistas, epic storylines and wonderful production designs, will of course always help sell [...]

The Phantom Of The Opera

April 25, 2006 // 0 Comments

Among their first prong of HD-DVD releases, Warner Home Video has prepared a disc featuring the movie version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom Of The Opera." As you may recall I did like this film version quite a bit when it appeared [...]
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