Now Shipping Worldwide: Cinema Retro Presents "The Wild Bunch" Movie Classics Special Edition

Cinema Retro Movie Classics Special Edition #8: The Wild Bunch 112 Pages/perfect bound spine. £10.95 / $15.95. Issn 1751-4606 Now Shipping Worldwide! This year's Movie Classics Special Edition ...

Quentin Tarantino Pens Heartfelt Essay on Sergio Leone, the ‘Greatest of All Italy’s Filmmakers’

Quentin Tarantino Pens Heartfelt Essay on Sergio Leone, the ‘Greatest of All Italy’s Filmmakers’ Quentin Tarantino’s love for Sergio Leone and the spaghetti western genre is no secret (his upcoming “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” takes its name from Leone’s iconic “Once Upon a Time in the West”), ...

Review: Sergio Leone's "The Coloussus Of Rhodes" (1961) Starring Rory Calhoun; Warner Archive Blu-ray Release

By Fred Blosser I saw many, many Italian-made sword-and-toga movies as a kid in the early 1960s at the Kayton, my neighborhood movie house, where they usually played on mismatched double-bills with ...

Horror Highlights: Muse Digital Release Details, Hammer Horror: The Warner Bros. Years Blu-ray, ScareHouse 2018, Hell House LLC II – The Abaddon Hotel

Enter worlds filled with magic and terror in John Burr's fantasy horror film Muse that will see a U.S. digital release on August 21st. Also in today's Highlights: the Blu-ray debut for Hammer Horror: ...

Blu-ray Review – A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

A Fistful of Dollars, 1964. Directed by Sergio Leone. Starring: Clint Eastwood, Marianne Koch, Gian Maria Volonte, Wolfgang, Lukschy, Sieghardt Rupp, and Joseph Egger. Synopsis: If you’re a fan of ...

Review: Sergio Leone's "A Fistful Of Dynamite" (1971) Starring James Coburn And Rod Steiger; Kino Lorber Blu-ray Special Edition

By Fred Blosser 72 544x376 Normal 0 false false false En-us X-none X-none Sergio Leone’s “Giù La Testa,” later retitled not once but twice for American release, opened in Italy in October 1971 to ...

A Fistful of Dynamite (Duck You Sucker)

More mysterious than ever, Sergio Leone’s ode to (condemnation of?) revolution is said to be the centerpiece of his three ‘Once Upon a Time’ movies linking western violence to the modern age of brutal ...

Horror Highlights: Frankenstein: The First Two Hundred Years Book, The Mystic Museum, Hella Horror Night, Scare Slam at London Horror Fest, Umbra, Guts

Mary Shelley's iconic creation turns 200 in 2018, and to celebrate two centuries of Victor Frankenstein and his monster, author Christopher Frayling has written a new book (coming out this Halloween ...

Barry Lyndon

Stanley Kubrick’s contribution to great cinema of the 1970s offers his vision of what an epic should be. Transported by images that recall great paintings of the period, and Kubrick’s new approaches ...

Blu-ray Review – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: 50th Anniversary Special Edition (1966)

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: 50th Anniversary Special Edition, 1966. Directed by Sergio Leone. Starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach. Synopsis: Okay, it’s been 51 years since ...

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly 50th Anniversary

Sergio Leone’s Civil War gunslinger epic is everybody’s favorite western, and most everybody has a bone to pick regarding problems with the previous DVDs and Blu-rays. The good news is that Kino’s ...

Universal unleashes the Classic Monsters with The Legacy Collection

As Universal Pictures prepares to launch its shared Monster universe with the upcoming release of The Mummy, the studio has opened the vault and unleashed the Classic Monsters with the release of the ...

Universal to Release Frankenstein and The Wolf Man Complete Legacy Collection Blu-rays

Two of the most iconic Universal movie monsters will be celebrated in Complete Legacy Collection Blu-rays due out on September 13th from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Containing several discs ...

Sir Ken Adam, Oscar-winning Production Designer, Dead At Age 95

By Lee Pfeiffer Cinema Retro mourns the loss of Sir Ken Adam, the ingenious, Oscar-winning production designer who has passed away at age 95. Adam's work helped redefine films in terms of the ...

James Bond, 'Dr. Strangelove' designer Sir Ken Adam dies aged 95

James Bond, 'Dr. Strangelove' designer Sir Ken Adam dies aged 95 Two-time Oscar winner Adam was the first production designer to receive a knighthood. Sir Ken Adam, the two-time Oscar winning production designer known for his work on James Bond films of the 1960s ...

Ken Adam, James Bond and ‘Dr. Strangelove’ Production Designer, Dies at 95

Ken Adam, James Bond and ‘Dr. Strangelove’ Production Designer, Dies at 95 Sir Ken Adam, the production designer best known for his work on the James Bond films of the ’60s and ’70s, died on Thursday at the age of 95. Adam’s biographer, Sir Christopher Frayling, confirmed to ...

Ken Adam Dies: 007, ‘Dr. Strangelove’ Production Designer Was 95

Ken Adam Dies: 007, ‘Dr. Strangelove’ Production Designer Was 95 Updates with more information throughout. Ken Adam, whose hi-tech Aston Martins for James Bond and retractable wings for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang helped make him one of the most celebrated product ...

Ennio Morricone Goes Inside 'Hateful Eight' Soundtrack

Ennio Morricone Goes Inside 'Hateful Eight' Soundtrack Everyone who works with Ennio Morricone calls him "Maestro." It's a title that's both deferential and affectionate for the prolific, 87-year-old composer. Since the late Fifties, he has written some ...

My Darling Clementine + Frontier Marshal

We've already got a fine domestic disc with both versions of John Ford's fine Henry Fonda western. This Region B UK release duplicates that arrangement with different extras, and throws in a fine HD ...

The London Film Convention Celebrates 80 Years of Hammer in the Shadow of Big Ben

Iconic Hammer actresses Martine Beswick, Veronica Carlson and Caroline Munro. (All photos copyright Adrian Smith. All rights reserved.) Retro-active: The Best From Cinema Retro's Archives (The ...

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