Oct 172018
 

City Slickers is a fun and best yet, timeless, movie that resonates just as well today as it did back then. What especially works is the core cast of Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern and Bruno Kirby who work so well off one another.

 

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Dec 142015
 

Marquis de Sade’s Justine is certainly an interesting erotic drama that is utterly, and presumably unintentionally, campy in terms of some of the acting not helped by some poor dubbing in combination with a deliciously over-the-top and expressive performance by Jack Palance who alone is worth the price of admission such as it is.

 

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Sep 202014
 

The biographical drama Che! is kind of laughable with some shoddy performances, though not so much from Omar Sharif as Che but instead someone felt it was a good idea casting someone like Jack Palance as Fidel Castro. The Blu-ray released by Twilight Time has good video and audio transfers but falls flat in the bonus material department.

 

 

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Aug 072014
 

Without Warning is a low-budget and sometimes laughable sci-fi/horror but seeing Jack Palance and Martin Landau was fun and it at least kept my attention until the end. The Blu-ray released by Shout Factory has OK audio and video transfers but the features are mostly well done, though it is a shame they couldn’t wrangle Martin Landau to do a new interview.

 

 

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May 232014
 

Dan Curtis’ Dracula features an incredible performance by Jack Palance in the title role as well as Nigel Davenport playing Dr. Van Helsing, especially his final showdown against Dracula. The Blu-ray released by MPI has incredible audio/video transfers and for fans, it’s a real treat to finally get a proper restoration of the much coveted unrated cut.

 

 

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