DVD Review: The Champagne Murders (1967)

Expanding their catalogue of World Classics, premium Australian label Umbrella Entertainment have added the rather sophisticated French mystery The Champagne Murders (Le scandale) from genre master Claude Chabrol. Following a trio of social high-flyers, the business partner of a champagne tycoon is being framed for a number of grisly murders,…

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DVD Review: Three Days of the Condor (1975)

Throughout their respective careers, director Sydney Pollack and screen icon Robert Redford collaborated on six distinguishable films between 1966 and 1990, spanning cinemas most loved genres. Without a doubt their most gripping venture is the highly secretive and deadly thriller Three Days of the Condor, which has just found it…

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Blu-ray Review: Silver Bullet (1985)

Umbrella Entertainment have hit the ground running in 2018 with their Blu-ray release of Silver Bullet, which has had the online horror community abuzz since its announcement last October. Based on Stephen King’s 1983 novella Cycle of the Werewolf, the famed author also penned the screenplay for this obscure mid-eighties…

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Umbrella Entertainment: SUSPIRIA (1977)

Since I first ventured into the world of Italian horror with Dario Argento’s bizarre insect-infested Phenomena, my experience with the foreign genre has been a mixed but nonetheless memorable experience. Suspiria has undeniably stood out, as it did for countless fans and in celebration of its 40th anniversary Umbrella Entertainment…

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Umbrella Entertainment: The Andromeda Strain (1971)

I can’t imagine a lot of people jumping up and down for this DVD, but as a keen fan of ‘70s science fiction Umbrella Entertainment has made an exceptional choice with adding The Andromeda Strain to their library. Based on Michael Crichton’s 1969 novel of the same name, a group…

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