Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

DVDs

  • Thompson on Hollywood
    6 comments
    tweet
    10

    Rating 'Psycho,' Behind-the-Scenes 'Hitchcock' and the Universal Hitchcock Fifteen

    I got over the awful HBO "The Girl," starring Toby Jones as Alfred Hitchcock and Sienna Miller as Tippi Hedren, by watching the entire Dick Cavett Hitchcock interview. I had more fun with Thursday night's AFI FEST world premiere of Sacha Gervasi's light-hearted "Hitchcock," starring a superb ensembl...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    5

    Trailers from Hell: 'The Prize' with Paul Newman

    Joe Dante leads us through Cold War melodrama "The Prize" (1963), starring Paul Newman, Edward G. Robinson and Elke Sommer. Adapted by Ernest Lehman from the Irving Wallace potboiler set during the Nobel Prize ceremonies in Stockholm, Lehman borrows liberally from his own Hitchcock classic "North b...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    1 comment
    tweet
    3

    Kino's 'Slapstick Encyclopedia' Now Cheap Enough for a Tramp

    Silent cinema diehards, take note: Kino's DVD box set "The Slapstick Encyclopedia Videobook" was made available September 25 on Amazon for the frankly unbelievable price of $11.68. Any buyers of the company's previous VHS and DVD iterations of the high-quality, impressively-programmed collection kno...

    Read More »
    MORE: Classics, News, DVDs
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    5 comments
    tweet
    20

    'Lawrence of Arabia' 50th Anniversary 4K Restoration Hits Theaters October 4

    On October 4, "Lawrence of Arabia" will celebrate fifty years with this Sony Pictures' Colorworks restoration by playing at over six hundred theaters throughout the country. Special matinee screenings will include an introduction from star Omar Sharif...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    11

    TCM 2012 Classic Film Festival To Launch in Space

    Turner Classic Movies has set April 25-28 2013 as the dates for its fourth-annual TCM Classic Film Festival. To open the festival, TCM takes this year's theme, Cinematic Journeys: Travel in the Movies, to an extreme: TCM teamed up with NASA for an "extra-terrestrial screening" of the cult sci-fi fl...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    3 comments
    tweet
    4

    Universal Celebrates 100th Anniversary with 25-Film DVD & Blu-Ray Set, from 'To Kill a Mockingbird' to 'Bourne'

    As Universal's centennial celebration continues, the studio announces the release of the "100th Anniversary Collection" on Blu-ray and DVD. The 25-film box set includes...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    5

    Pablo Larraín's 'Post Mortem' Coming to DVD August 24, Second Piece in 'Tony Manero,' 'No' Trilogy

    Now that Chilean director Pablo Larraín's most recent film "No," a likely Oscar submission, was picked up by Sony Pictures Classics in Cannes and will show in Toronto, the director's 2010 film "Post Mortem" will be released on Blu-ray and DVD by Kino Lorber on August 24.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    4

    Animated Oscar-Nominee 'Chico & Rita' Limited Edition Collector's Set Releases September 18

    Cinedigm is releasing Fernando Trueba and Javier Marisca's Oscar-nominated animated film "Chico & Rita" on DVD, Bluray and VOD September 18, and digitally August 21. The Limited Edition Collector's Set also includes the soundtrack and a 16-page excerpt from the graphic novel. The Spanish film celebr...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    4

    Disney Screens 'Finding Nemo' in 3-D for Olympic Swim Team; Hits Theaters September 14, Followed by Blu-Ray

    "While the blogosphere rips apart Pixar for selling out for earmarking a "Finding Nemo" sequel for humbled writer-director Andrew Stanton's return to filmmaking--which is absurd, as Pixar can be counted on to produce better sequels than most, i.e. "Toy Story" 2 and 3--I will be sitting in a theater ...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    6

    Now and Then: The Extraordinary Kenneth Lonergan, 'Margaret' & 'You Can Count on Me'

    Rare are squabbles over production and distribution as fraught as those that accompanied the long gestation and brief theatrical life of Kenneth Lonergan's second feature. It would seem that a film must be something special to elicit such strong feelings, and "Margaret" is that film and then some. I...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • T.D. Jakes' Expanding Media Empire Includes ...Shadow and Act
  • Movies Turned Into TV Shows10 Movies Turned Into TV ShowsThe Playlist
  • Tribeca Women Directors: Meet Jennifer ...Women and Hollywood