The Running Man (1963)

Sir Carol Reed takes on a movie about insurance fraud in sunny Spain — with a great trio of actors for 1963. Laurence Harvey scams an insurance company and looks forward to continuing to beat the ...

The Man Who Watched Trains Go By

This strange blend of French série noire and English Brit noir was filmed in glowing Technicolor on location in Holland and Paris. Runaway bookkeeper Claude Rains teams up with the highly fatale Märta ...

Hammer Volume Two: Criminal Intent

With nearly two years of worthy Blu ray releases under their belt, ranging from traditional favorites like To Sir With Love to rare essentials like Jack Clayton’s The Pumpkin Eater, it can be said ...

Crypt of Curiosities: The Mummies of Hammer Horror

Here’s a spicy hot take—I’m as far as one could get from excited for Universal’s new film The Mummy. This isn’t exactly the movie’s fault, per se, as much as it is the world the movie inhabits, a sort ...

No Highway in the Sky

No Highway in the Sky Blu-ray Kl Studio Classics 1951 / B&W / 1:37 flat Academy / 99 min. / Street Date February 7, 2017 / available through Kino Lorber / 29.95 Starring : James Stewart, Marlene ...

Night Train to Munich

Modern spy movies have nothing on this Brit thriller produced just as war broke out -- Rex Harrison, Margaret Lockwood and Paul Henried clash with Nazi agents, and risk a daring escape to Switzerland. ...

New Audrey Hepburn Letters Reveal Her Wish for a 'Secret' Wedding to Mel Ferrer - and How Her Mom Loathed Him

New Audrey Hepburn Letters Reveal Her Wish for a 'Secret' Wedding to Mel Ferrer - and How Her Mom Loathed Him A collection of 10 handwritten letters by screen icon Audrey Hepburn reveal the lengths that she went to keep her 1954 wedding to Mel Ferrer a secret from the press. "How dearly we would love you to ...

Exodus

"This land is mine, God made this land for me." Those are just song lyrics, while Otto Preminger's politically daring 70mm mega-production is a lot more subtle in its presentation of the 'Palestinian ...

Anastasia

That scarlet woman Ingrid is back from exile, and hypocritical Hollywood is not complaining -- Anatole Litvak and Arthur Laurents make an intriguing romantic-psychological mystery of a bogus Romanoff ...

Round-Up: Scooby-doo Dorbz, Damien Behind-the-Scenes Clip, Hammer Films Collection – Volume Two DVD

Possibly everyone’s favorite animated sleuths have joined Funko’s Dorbz line. Eight items from Dorbz’s Scooby-Doo Series 1 and 2 are coming this June! Also in this round-up: a behind-the-scenes clip ...

From the Terrace

This is as sexy as Hollywood pix got in 1960. John O'Hara's novel about class snobbery and the drive for success posits Paul Newman as a moody go-getter. In glossy soap opera fashion, his silver ...

Blu-ray Review: 'The Mummy' (rerelease)

★★★☆☆ "He who robs the graves of Egypt...dies." It's sage advice oft proffered to enthusiastic archaeologists and rarely taken heed of. Unsurprisingly, it proves as valuable as the wise words from a ...

DVD & Blu-ray review: The Mummy (PG)

When a dotty archaeologist (Felix Aylmer) and his son John (Peter Cushing) unearth an Egyptian tomb, they invoke a dreadful curse. They were warned, frankly, by an angry chap in a fez. The Hammer ...

Forget Hitchcock's Vertigo: Tonight the Greatest Movie About Obsessive Desire

Joan Fontaine movies: ‘This Above All,’ ‘Letter from an Unknown Woman’ (photo: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine in ‘Suspicion’ publicity image) (See previous post: “Joan Fontaine Today.”) Also tonight on ...