Kino Blu-Ray Review: ‘The Chase’ with Robert Cummings, Michele Morgan

Releases of public domain films, even on Blu-ray, can be somewhat dangerous. But Kino treats these films as well as they deserve, and even better than their releases of MGM/UA movies. The Chase, a 1946 film noir, is their latest rescue and the disc is a beauty. It’s truly a must-have for noir fans. Based… Read More Kino Blu-Ray Review: ‘The Chase’ with Robert Cummings, Michele Morgan

‘The Blue Dahlia’ starring Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake

There’s nothing more joyous than discovering a new movie that you just love. On April 10, I finally watched George Marshall’s noir masterpiece The Blue Dahlia, which aired on TCM during its Oscar month. That’s because the film’s script, by Raymond Chandler, was nominated for an Oscar. I could not believe that I hadn’t seen… Read More ‘The Blue Dahlia’ starring Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake

“Kiss Me Deadly” (1955)

Over at Buzzlegoose, I wrote a review on Kiss Me Deadly, the most recent Criterion release I picked up during the Barnes & Noble sale. Here’s the link:¬†http://www.buzzlegoose.com/film/film-reviews/criterion-blu-ray-review-kiss-me-deadly-directed-by-robert-aldrich/.