Standard Deviants: Physics Part 1

October 29, 1999 // 0 Comments

A little while ago a new DVD publisher entered the playing field by the name of "Cerebellum". Some of you may have noticed the company with its release line-up that is quite a bit different from the other DVD fare we’re seeing so far. [...]

Muppets From Space

October 21, 1999 // 0 Comments

It always takes a few years until the Muppets reappear on the big screen in a new motion picture, and it is a celebration for me every time. Luckily this year has seen such a return of those furry and fluffy, loveable little fellows that have become [...]

Swordman II

October 20, 1999 // 0 Comments

It appears as if Hong Kong Cinema is becoming increasingly popular here in the US, and I am sure the exposure and availability of these titles on DVD helps immensely to attract new viewers to the genre. Considering how much feedback we received following [...]

The City Of Lost Children

October 13, 1999 // 0 Comments

For all fans of the truly inventive, or the almost surreal, Columbia TriStar Home Video has just released a real delicacy on DVD, Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s "The City Of Lost Children". The French filmmaker has created an entirely artistic movie [...]

Mr. Vampire

October 1, 1999 // 0 Comments

There are a number of films of the redefine or create completely new genres and courtesy of Tai Seng Marketing we are now able to behold one such example on DVD, straight from Hong Kong. It is Ricky Lau’s highly acclaimed and hugely popular take on the [...]

The Dark Crystal

September 9, 1999 // 0 Comments

In 1982 a film appeared in theaters around the globe that was completely different from anything we had ever seen on the silver screen. Jim Henson and Frank Oz, the inventors of numerous puppet TV specials, including the award-winning and highly popular [...]

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

July 7, 1999 // 0 Comments

Being an admirer of Alfred Hitchcock’s sophisticated, educated and intelligent work in the feature film arena, I have always been looking forward to seeing episodes from his TV series "Alfred Hitchcock Presents". Yes, it is true! I had never [...]

The Ten Commandments

May 10, 1999 // 0 Comments

During the 1950s Hollywood saw the rise of monumental motion pictures like never before. Huge numbers of extras were employed on the sets of the film studios for the money shots that give movies their credibility and awe. Shot in Technicolor, these films [...]

The Avengers ‘67 – Volume 1

May 1, 1999 // 0 Comments

"The Avengers" is a British TV cult series that ran for many years, with a variety of casts. The definitive team of Avengers was clearly Patrick Macnee as Mr. Steed and Diana Rigg as Emma Peel. Teaming the two up as secret agents, each episode [...]

Wicked City

May 1, 1999 // 0 Comments

As someone who is watching a number of foreign movies over time, I am always surprised to find new gems, as well as films that have been ripped off by Hollywood filmmakers in one way or another. Image Entertainment’s recent release of the Hong Kong [...]
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