Criterion Blu-Ray Review: Jean-Pierre Melville’s ‘Le samourai’

Le samourai is a cinematic melting pot, mixing the best of American noir, Japanese samurai films and French cinema into one breathtaking and methodical crime drama. … Read More Criterion Blu-Ray Review: Jean-Pierre Melville’s ‘Le samourai’

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Warner Archive Blu-Ray Review: Stanley Donen’s ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’

Warner Archive finally brings Stanley Donen’s 1954 musical to high definition on June 5 with a beautiful transfer and sound.… Read More Warner Archive Blu-Ray Review: Stanley Donen’s ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’

Warner Archive Review: ‘Hotel Berlin’… or ‘Grand Hotel’ With Nazis!

There’s a reason why I haven’t watched Grand Hotel in a long time. It’s kind of a slog to get through, with its stories all over the place. But you know what would make that more exciting? Nazis! Just add members of Hitler’s authoritarian regime to the basic outline of Grand Hotel, and you get… Read More Warner Archive Review: ‘Hotel Berlin’… or ‘Grand Hotel’ With Nazis!