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Jamaica Inn Blu-ray Review

In honor of the film’s 75th anniversary, Cohen Films has released a dazzling new Blu-ray edition of Alfred Hitchcock’s underrated classic “Jamaica Inn.” 398 more words

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Blu-ray review: Paper Moon

Starring: Tatum O’Neal, Ryan O’Neal
Director: Peter Bogdanovich

8-year-old Tatum O’Neal deservedly won an Oscar for her role in this charming, Capra-esque evocation of Depression-era America. 475 more words


Blu-ray review: Charlie Chaplin - The Mutual Comedies

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance
Director: Charlie Chaplin

The 12 two-reeler comedies gathered together on this box set represented a turning point for Charlie Chaplin. It’s not just that the contract he signed with Mutual made him, at the time, the highest paid entertainer in the world. 900 more words


Blu-ray review: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Miss Osbourne

Starring: Udo Kier, Marina Pierro, Patrick Magee

Director: Walerian Borowczyk

As critic Michael Brooke explains in one of the accompanying extras, this eccentric retelling of the Jekyll and Hyde story came at a time when Walerian Borowczyk was trying to redeem his reputation as a serious filmmaker after a slide into the world of blue movies in the second half of the Seventies. 715 more words