Blu-ray Pick: ‘The Moderns’ (Keith Carradine, Linda Fiorentino)

I went to Paris as a kid with my folks and vowed to return to the City of Lights. That dream has yet to come to fruition and the closest thing I’ve come to returning is via reading A Moveable Feast and watching Before Sunset over and over again. Shout Select’s Blu-ray of The Moderns … Continue reading Blu-ray Pick: ‘The Moderns’ (Keith Carradine, Linda Fiorentino)

Blu-ray Pick: 5 Reasons To Love ‘To Have and Have Not’

  The comparisons to Casablanca were inevitable, as To Have and Have Not has resistance fighters, a memorable piano player (Hoagy Carmichael), and smoldering chemistry between the leads. But even then and now 72 years later, To Have and Have Not is a classic that stands on its own, and Warner Archive Collection has done … Continue reading Blu-ray Pick: 5 Reasons To Love ‘To Have and Have Not’

Blu-Ray Pick: Warner Archive’s ‘Dark Passage’ Is A Bogart & Bacall Classic

I really love Warner Archive's latest Blu-ray release Dark Passage, a film noir about Vincent Parry (Humphrey Bogart), a recently escaped convict who is trying to prove he didn't murder his wife. Lauren Bacall is Irene Jansen, a rich young woman who has her own reasons for giving temporary shelter in her tony residence. Here … Continue reading Blu-Ray Pick: Warner Archive’s ‘Dark Passage’ Is A Bogart & Bacall Classic