Castle Ghosts of the British Isles - good/bad/& ugly
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I taped these TLC (the Learning Channel) programs back in the late 90's. When my tape began to go bad I searched for a DVD set and was lucky to find this set. This set shows dramatizations of several famou... read full review
Brazil - a movie with many faces
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When I saw Brazil at the theater back in the mid 80's I had no idea that the movie was a battle ground between director Terry Gilliam & U.S. distributor Universal. Long released (by another company) in... read full review
There is no movie like "No Such Thing" !
No Such Thing is an early movie directed by Hal Hartley (who also directed "Henry Fool"). The title refers to there being no such thing as monsters. Sarah Polley's character goes to Iceland to se... read full review
Stax/Volt Revue - Soul Music/Rythm & Blues at it's best
I chanced to see a few minutes of this DVD on a local PBS beg-a-thon, and found myself watching Steve Cropper & Donald "Duck' Dunn of Booker T & the MG's playing through then brand-new Ma... read full review
"The Killing" is great Film Noir !
This movie came on the late late show one night, and I only saw part of it - but I loved the dark film noir characterizations,bleak setting, and stark lighting! I had to buy this title to see the whole movie, a... read full review
Basehart a great bad guy in "He Walked By Night"
I saw this one on the late-late show on TV, and I was surprised by how suspensefull & well filmed it is! Basehart is a burgler who specialises in electrical gadget theft who shoots a cop early in the movie.... read full review
The Street With No Name was built by Gang Crime (Noir)
This is one of the really exciting Film Noir movies from the late 40's through the late 50's. This one features Richard Widmark as a rising gang boss being investigated by FBI undercover agent Mark St... read full review
Classic Leon Redbone doesn't dissapoint !
I bought this album in the 70's on vinyl, and it was always one of my favorites. Leon Redbone appeared on the early "Saturday Night Live" shows at least twice which gave his quirky music a lot of... read full review
New edition of "Diva" packs quite a punch !
I saw this movie in a theater first, and I loved the interesting and oddball story and the portrayals by the actors. A favorite moment is the motor scooter chase in the subway. I had this movie on video tape la... read full review
Joan of Arcadia - an inspired drama series !
I loved this show and watched every episode ! I was very dissapointed when it was cancelled. Series like this just aren't made anymore. Joan is a high school student with a cop father (Joe Montegna) & ... read full review