Quad Cinema Will Relaunch with Films from Yang, Rivette, Kubrick, Fassbinder, Wertmüller, Coppola & More

Next month will mark the return of New York City’s Quad Cinema, a theater reshaped and rebranded as a proper theater via the resources of Charles S. Cohen, head of the distribution outfit Cohen Media ...

Four Men and a Prayer

It's the John Ford film you never heard of, not because it's bad, but because it's a little confused. Richard Greene, David Niven and an emotional George Sanders (!) dedicate their lives to clearing ...

Which is the greatest British film in history? No one seems to be in agreement

Best British movies of all time? (Image: a young Michael Caine in 'Get Carter') Ten years ago, Get Carter, starring Michael Caine as a dangerous-looking London gangster (see photo above), was selected ...

Blu-ray, DVD Release: Time Bandits

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Dec. 9, 2014 Price: DVD $29.95, Blu-ray $39.95 Studio: Criterion There's adventure and fantasy afoot in Time Bandits. The 1981 adventure fantasy Time Bandits is a ...

Blu-ray Release: Khartoum

Blu-ray Release Date: Jan. 21, 2014 Price: Blu-ray $Tba Studio: Twilight Time Charlton Heston heads into battle in Khartoum. The 1966 historical action adventure movie Khartoum makes its Blu-ray ...

Bonjour Tristesse; Plein Soleil – review

In his final column for the Observer, our film critic welcomes the re-release of two influential classics from the late 1950s What goes around comes around. Or "This is where we came in!", the words ...

Goddard: Much More Than a Chaplin Leading Lady

Paulette Goddard: An Ideal Husband and Paris Model on TCM Paulette Goddard height: Supposedly 5’4″. Paulette Goddard age: Well… Goddard would have turned 108 today. Or 103. Or 102. Or 98. It all ...

TCM Offers Ultimate Studio Tour With 2013 Edition Of 31 Days Of Oscar; The Academy Awards February 24th

As the Academy celebrates 85 years of great films at the Oscars on February 24th, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is set to take movie fans on the ultimate studio tour with the 2013 edition of 31 Days Of ...

Blu-ray, DVD Release: Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Oct. 30, 2012 Price: DVD $24.95, Blu-ray $29.95 Studio: Olive Films Based on Eugene O’Neill’s classic autobiographical play, the 1962 film drama Long Day’s Journey Into ...

Christopher Challis

Creative cinematographer and a key member of the Powell-Pressburger movie production team Although the cinematographer Christopher Challis, who has died aged 93, was an essential member of the ...

3 Women and The Four Feathers Criterion Blu-ray Reviews

The Criterion Collection has some of the most anal-retentive fans in the history of collecting. So I wonder how fans might stock 3 Women and The Four Feathers. Perhaps just by the number in the ...

Daily Briefing. New DVDs, Essays, Posters

"Alexander Korda's production of The Four Feathers, the most popular film version of a 1902 British adventure novel set during the Sudanese Mahdist revolt in the late 19th century, retains on its ...

Blu Monday: Serial Killers and The Tree of Life

Your Weekly Source for the Newest Releases to Blu-Ray Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 Aspen Extreme (1993) Synopsis: T.J. and his friend Dexter quit their jobs in Detroit to become ski-instructors in ...

New Release: Eclipse Series 30: Sabu! DVD

Release Date: Nov. 29, 2011 Price: DVD $44.95 Studio: Criterion The young Indian actor Sabu is featured in Criterion's latest Eclipse Series installment. Eclipse Series 30: Sabu! focuses on the ...

News Shorts: July 18th 2011

A new photo of Karl Urban as Judge Dredd in Dredd. More photos from the Iceland set of Ridley Scott's Prometheus shows various props including a very Giger-esque wall; Zac Efron dressed as a race car ...

The Criterion Collection Announce October Blu-ray Slate Including The Four Feathers

Today, the lovely and dedicated folks at The Criterion Collection announced 7 (four new, three upgrades) Blu-ray releases for the month of October, and between them it's going to be quite the month! ...

Lawrence Of Arabia, Young Winston, The Four Feathers on TCM

Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Lawrence of Arabia Turner Classic Movies' "Race and Hollywood: Arab Images on Film" continues this evening with four movies about European powers and their difficult ...

A Journey Through the Eclipse Series: Alexander Korda’s Rembrandt

This coming Friday, July 15, marks the birthday of the greatest of all Dutch painters, Rembrandt van Rijn. Born 505 years ago, I figured now was as suitable an occasion as I’d ever have to review ...

What’s All The Hulu-baloo About? [This Week In Criterion's Hulu Channel]

This past week Criterion put up a ton of new content on their Hulu Plus page, a number totaling 37. What’s even more interesting is that they put 10 films that aren’t in the collection or any of their ...

My Top Five: Films from 1939 by Philip French

My sixth birthday was celebrated in August 1939, five days before the outbreak of war. By that time, I'd begun to make weekly visit to the pictures and embarked on what was to be a lifelong obsession ...

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