Brigadoon

Brigadoon (1954)

**This post is written as part of The CinemaScope Blogathon hosted by Classic Becky’s Brain Food and Wide Screen World. Click here to read the other entries in the blogathon.** The addition of a wide-screen format can provide a grander sense of scope for particular films. The best example I always use is the phenomenal…

Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol (1938)

Charles Dickens’ 1843 Christmas classic is such well tread territory it’s paved into the brains of audiences everywhere. Countless adaptations of the book abound on the small and silver screens, and both Warner and VCI are releasing their respective versions on Blu-ray. VCI is releasing the better known 1951 version starring Alistair Sim, but Warner…

KillerElieBlu

The Killer Elite (1975)

Director Sam Peckinpah was well-known for his violently graphic and introspective films, as well as his incredibly difficult nature that ended up dooming his career. By the mid-1970s Peckinpah struggled to get films made after infamously having his work edited behind his back and battling drug and alcohol addiction. After a successful turn directing a…

Bewitched

The Bewitched Continuum

Normally, I limit myself to reviewing classic films only, but I do have a soft spot for certain classic television shows. One show that continues to see books written on it is Bewitched. You might recall my review of Herbie J. Pilato’s Twitch Upon a Star about the life of Bewitched star, Elizabeth Montgomery. But,…