Roddy McDowall

The Legend of Hell House

September 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Here is another classic horror movies that Shout! Factory took under its wings, this time licensing the 1973 flick “The Legend of Hell House” from Twentieth Century Fox for release on Blu-Ray. No way, I would pass up the opportunity to take a look for [...]

Cutting Class

November 2, 2007 // 0 Comments

All movie stars have at least one movie in their past, made when they were struggling to be noticed, that they probably wish would never surface again. For Brad Pitt, that movie is "Cutting Class." Filmed in 1989 when Pitt was at the tender age [...]

Class Of 1984

January 26, 2006 // 0 Comments

I remember when I first saw "Class Of 1984" in the early eighties, it seemed like a bad futuristic nightmare. Living back in Germany at the time, a world so dark and menacing as it was depicted in the film was simply unthinkable. How times have [...]

Planet Of The Apes: 35th Anniversary SE

April 13, 2004 // 0 Comments

To celebrate the movie’s 35th Anniversary, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has recently released "Planet Of The Apes" as a Special Edition. The story of a space-crew stranded on a strange planet where planets are the dominating species and [...]

Legend Of Hell House

August 30, 2001 // 0 Comments

At first glance, 1973’s ’The Legend of Hell House’ may look like a rip-off of Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel, ’The Haunting of Hill House’ and the subsequent 1963 film based on the book. (We won’t discuss the 1999 re-make here.) A physicist, [...]

Evil Under The Sun

March 6, 2001 // 0 Comments

In 1982’s ’Evil Under The Sun, ’ arguably the best of the Agatha Christie book-to-film transformations, Peter Ustinov once again dons the handlebar moustache and fussy virtuosity of Belgian super-sleuth Hercule Poirot. At an exclusive island resort, [...]

The Cat From Outer Space

July 7, 1999 // 0 Comments

This 1978 Disney film has been lovingly restored by Anchor Bay for release on this DVD. While the picture is clear, the source material appears to have been on the dark side and there is some grain evident at times. No serious film artifacting like [...]