Blu-ray Review: The Hospital (1971)

When I first heard of The Hospital and the fact it starred George C. Scott, I immediately pictured 90 odd minutes of him screaming at doctors, nurses and patients alike, which thankfully isn’t the case despite the odd outburst from him here and there. The iconic actor is Dr. Bock,…

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Blu-ray Review: Sword of Sherwood Forest (1960)

Known mostly for their take on cinema’s most famous monsters like Dracula and Frankenstein, you may be surprised to know that Hammer Films tried their hands at not one but two Robin Hood adventures. Sword of Sherwood Forest, currently available on Blu-ray under Twilight Time Movies’ Limited Edition Series, was…

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Blu-ray Review: Whirlpool (1949)

Twilight Time Movies build upon their catalogue of Twentieth Century Fox classics with Otto Preminger’s Whirlpool, now on Blu-ray, a crime-laden film noir that uses a socialite’s undiagnosed kleptomania as a device in a cunning scheme to fuel one’s greed and fraudulent lifestyle. I’ve seen a modest portion of film…

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Blu-ray Review: The Big Fix (1978)

Without a doubt, one of the most romanticised professions in cinema was the modest private eye, particularly during the 1940s. However, when the reality-driven 70s hit, they were far less glamourized and often shown to be semi-competent individuals. Now on Blu-ray from Twilight Time Movies, The Big Fix follows private…

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Blu-ray Review: The President’s Lady (1953)

Today Andrew Jackson is regarded as one of American’s most controversial Presidents, but he’s also one of the country’s most interesting historical figures due to his humble beginnings, decorated military service, fiery temperament and rise to the land’s highest office. One of the most common talking points of Jackson’s legacy…

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Blu-ray Review: Behold a Pale Horse (1964)

Fred Zinnemann, the four-time Oscar-winning director and producer behind such monumental classics like High Noon, From Here to Eternity and A Man for All Seasons delivers a sombre fable born from the Spanish Civil War. Behold a Pale Horse stars Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn and Omar Sharif and is out…

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Blu-ray Review: Warlock (1959)

I enjoy westerns, be it the classics or modern titles, but not so much for the gun play, more for the exploration of morality in a savage land while our hero ponders his or her mortality. Edward Dmytryk’s Warlock does exactly that and then some, a remarkable genre piece out…

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