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Went the Day Well? (Alberto Cavalcanti, 1942)

There have been some surprising Blu-Ray releases this year and this World War 2 propaganda film is most certainly one of them. The cover is beautiful and the HD picture quality is stellar. Continue reading

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Obsession (Brian DePalma, 1976)

2011 appears to be year of Brian DePalma. So far we have had an superlative Criterion Blu-Ray release of my favourite DePalma film Blow Out, this release of Obsession and scheduled for later this year is a US Blu-Ray of Dressed to Kill. Continue reading

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The Girl Who Played with Fire (Daniel Alfredson, 2009)

Loved The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and I am eager to see the second film in the series. Continue reading

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The Town (Ben Affleck, 2010)

I couldn’t help but think that this was Ben Affleck’s ode to Michael Mann’s Heat (1995). Still, this is an entertaining, well made heist film. Continue reading

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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (Edgar Wright, 2010)

Destined to become a cult classic. I had a big smile on my face while watching this for the first time. Good fun. Continue reading

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Shutter Island (Martin Scorcese, 2010)

Courtesy of Blockbuster’s ‘3 for ?15’ sale. Yes, the following four purchases are either pre-owned or ex-rental but are in very good condition.Though it was overlong I did enjoy Shutter Island and loved the cinematography. Continue reading

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Tenebrae (Dario Argento, 1980)

After seeing screenshots from this disc compared to the the French Blu-Ray release I was considering not purchasing it. The French release appears to offer a higher level of definition (pun intended) but is very expensive. Also, some viewers have … Continue reading

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Don’t Look Now (Nicholas Roeg, 1973)

All home video releases of this classic horror film have suffered from poor audio. However, this Optimum Blu-Ray release has had Nicholas Roeg’s involvement and if the online reviews are correct this should be the best way to experience the film yet. Continue reading

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Get Him to the Greek (Nicholas Stoller, 2010)

I cannot say that I am fond of Russell Brand particularly but I still enjoyed this film. This track, taken from the film, absolutely cracked me up: Continue reading

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Amer (H??l??ne Cattet and Bruno Forzani, 2009)

Labelled as a homage to the giallo, I have been wanting watch Amer for a while now just to see what all the fuss is about. Continue reading

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