After the success of 2001: A Space Odyssey in 1968, Stanley Kubrick turned his complete attention to a mammoth epic based on the life of Napoleon. In his notes, he modestly claimed it would be “the best movie ever made”.
Here’s a surprise. Earlier today, Harry Knowles at Ain’t It Cool News revealed that Kino International will be bringing Giorgio Moroder’s 1984 presentation of Metropolis to Blu-ray and DVD later this year.
The excellent new Jane Eyre DVD stars Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland) and Michael Fassbender (X-Men: First Class), but like all the old versions of Charlotte Bronte's heart-melting classic, this adaptation serves up goth plot twists and gorgeous scenery as...
I know, I know. The very idea of sitting through another superhero movie makes you want to swear off cinema forever. Well, to paraphrase the wisdom of Sylvester Stallone, if superhero movies are the disease, my Pick of the Week is the cure.
Image Entertainment has set Terry Gilliam’s The Fisher King for Blu-ray release on November 8. But the fact that Sony has licensed it to Image means the Blu-ray isn’t likely to have any bonus material whatsoever.
Due to the July Fourth holiday, most of the studios are giving themselves a breather this week when it comes to new DVD and Blu-ray releases. But there are still a few good reasons to head out to your local video store.