Michael Rennie

The Robe

April 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Hot on the heels of the phenomenal success of "Quo Vadis, " "The Robe" was another epic that took not only the biblical theme to heart, but also tried to exceed the prior movie's lavish production design. Arriving now in a [...]

The Day The Earth Stood Still

December 9, 2008 // 0 Comments

Just in time for the theatrical release of its remake, "The Day The Earth Stood Still" arrives on Blu-Ray disc. It is the 1951 sci-fi movie by director Robert Wise which was a very strong social commentary of its timed, and although it may be a [...]

Island In The Sun

February 28, 2006 // 0 Comments

Once again I can say that having the task of watching and reviewing DVDs is really great way of experiencing some of the best films and documentaries, ones that I might have otherwise overlooked. Such is the case with "Island in the Sun", a film [...]

Demetrius And The Gladiators

April 16, 2001 // 0 Comments

"Demetrius and the Gladiators, " released in 1954, was the sequel to Fox’s box-office smash "The Robe, " which came out one year earlier and ushered in movie going with the introduction of Cinemascope. Whereas "The Robe" [...]