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…

StarWars

Star Wars (1977)

My admission that I’ve never watched any episodes in the Star Wars franchise couldn’t have come at a worse time.  I’m not sure if you know this, but there’s a new one coming out and it’s kind of a big deal. In the interest of research (and not because I have my own selfish motives…