Kino Lorber Studio Classics: Jules Dassin’s ‘Topkapi’

While Jules Dassin is beloved for the film noirs he made in Hollywood during the 1940s and the French heist masterpiece Rififi, his later European work is largely forgotten. While he did score critical acclaim for 1960’s Never on Sunday, his post-Rififi filmography is filled with movies that haven’t aged particularly well or just never hit… Read More Kino Lorber Studio Classics: Jules Dassin’s ‘Topkapi’

MGM Blu-ray Review: Sergio Leone’s ‘Duck, You Sucker’

While Fox and MGM have licensed most catalog MGM/UA/Orion titles to third parties like Criterion, Kino and Twilight Time, strangely, they decided to release Sergio Leone’s forgotten classic Duck, You Sucker (A Fistful of Dynamite) on Blu-ray themselves. The main advantage of this is that it’s dirt cheap – only $14.99 on Amazon during release… Read More MGM Blu-ray Review: Sergio Leone’s ‘Duck, You Sucker’