Jun 122015

The Night of the Generals isn’t the most well made WWII film but it is certainly different from others giving it a murder mystery spin to the formula. However, the cast is impressive with Peter O’Toole, Omar Sharif and Donald Pleasance each giving good performances. The Blu-ray released by Twilight Time is basic with good video and audio transfers but lacks in the special features department.


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Mar 022013

Despite its 7 Academy Award nominations, The Insider is a woefully under-appreciated drama filled with excellent performances and a compelling story. Al Pacino, Russell Crowe and Christopher Plummer are all incredible and Mann’s direction, alongside Dante Spinotti’s lense, makes for a near masterpiece. The Blu-ray offered here fails miserably in the features department but the audio/video transfers are both top notch, the latter especially.


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Jun 052011

The Man Who Would Be King might not have struck the right chord with me as it has with others, but thanks to Huston’s tight direction, at least an interesting story based on story by Rudyard Kipling and a brilliant looking and breathtaking cinematography by Morris makes this a worthwhile venture.


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 06/05/2011  Blu-ray Reviews