S.O.S. Titanic

S.O.S. Titanic TV’s 1979 Titanic movie comes to Blu in two versions. We liked it when new but didn’t care for the cut-down theatrical version that hit DVD in 2002. Kino’s disc completes a set of various film ...

Emmys flashback: Oscar winners Ingrid Bergman, Laurence Olivier, Geraldine Page take home TV’s top prize

Emmys flashback: Oscar winners Ingrid Bergman, Laurence Olivier, Geraldine Page take home TV’s top prize With the Emmy Awards nominations set for Tuesday, it is a good time to back at a few of the greatest Emmy-winning and Emmy-nominated performances from some of the biggest stars in Hollywood. Ingrid ...

Rod Serling: Before ‘The Twilight Zone’ came Emmy-winning landmark live TV dramas

Rod Serling: Before ‘The Twilight Zone’ came Emmy-winning landmark live TV dramas A group of young, scrappy and brilliant writers penned some of the most accomplished dramas presented live during the Golden Age of TV in the 1950s. Writers such as Paddy Chayefsky, J.P. Miller (“The ...

Emmys flashback: ‘Love Among the Ruins’ marked only pairing of Katharine Hepburn and Laurence Olivier

Emmys flashback: ‘Love Among the Ruins’ marked only pairing of Katharine Hepburn and Laurence Olivier The 1970s was the Golden Age of the “Movie of the Week” with the three networks –ABC, CBS and NBC — not only offering theatrical flicks several days a week, but also made-for-tv movies. These ran the ...

10 Unrealised Films We Wish Had Been Completed!

(As our editor Matt Holmes turns 25 today, he’s out of office and we are going to re-publish some old favourites.) With the frustrating news breaking last week that Guillermo Del Toro’s adaptation of ...

10 Unrealised Films We Wish Had Been Completed!

With the frustrating news breaking last weak that Guillermo Del Toro’s adaptation of At the Mountains of Madness (based on an H.P. Lovecraft story) is ‘dead’, I began thinking about some of the other ...