Quick Thoughts: Sidney Lumet’s ‘The Pawnbroker’

Sidney Lumet’s The Pawnbroker is a classic, featuring a remarkable performance from Rod Steiger. If you only think of Steiger who overacted too often, his performance here will completely change your mind. While Steiger was the only actor here to get and awards consideration, Geraldine Fitzgerald and Jamie Sanchez give incredible supporting performances. Boris Kaufman… Read More Quick Thoughts: Sidney Lumet’s ‘The Pawnbroker’

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’